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    Sale 5132

    Twentieth Century British Art

    6 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 115

    Sir Terry Frost, R.A. (1915-2003)

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    Sir Terry Frost, R.A. (1915-2003)
    Squeeze for III
    each spiral signed 'Terry Frost' (lower right) and inscribed '"Spring Spiral"' (lower centre), and signed again and dated 'Terry Frost/98' (on the reverse of the bottom panel), signed and dated again 'Terry Frost/97' (on the reverse of the middle panel) and signed and dated again 'Terry Frost/98' (on the reverse of top panel) and with hanging instructions
    acrylic and screenprint on concertinaed paper laid on board
    108 x 207¾ in. (274.3 x 527.6 cm.)

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    In the 2000 Royal Academy catalogue which accompanied the exhibition Terry Frost: Six Decades, Mel Gooding writes of Frost's spirals [that they] 'create the simple music of an inspired song celebrating the energy that informs all things natural: "Spirals are forever".' (see Exhibition catalogue, Terry Frost: Six Decades, London, Royal Academy, 2000, p. 24).

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    Please note that the correct measurements for this lot are 108 x 69¼ in. not as stated in the catalogue.


    Exhibition catalogue, London, Royal Academy, 1998, p. 99, no. 627, illustrated.


    London, Royal Academy, 1998, no. 627.