• 20th Century British Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5886

    20th Century British Art

    16 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 93

    Sir Roland Penrose (1900-1984)

    A New Tree of Life

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Roland Penrose (1900-1984)
    A New Tree of Life
    signed and inscribed 'for Jocey. A new tree of life/with love Roland' (lower right), and dated '13.1.70' (lower centre)
    watercolour, ink and pastel
    7½ x 11½ in. (19 x 29.2 cm.)


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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to his secretary, Joyce Reeves, and by descent.