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    Sale 12304

    Modern British and Irish Art

    14 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 140

    Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)

    Sea Figure

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)
    Sea Figure
    signed and numbered ‘Michael Ayrton 10/12’ (on the underside)
    bronze with a brown patina
    18 ¼ in. (46 cm.) long, excluding wooden base
    Conceived in 1974.


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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Michael Ayrton: Recurring Themes and Images - sculpture, paintings, drawings, reliefs, theatre designs, Bruton, Bruton Gallery, 1981, p. 21, no. 71, another cast illustrated.