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    Sale 12303

    Modern British & Irish Art

    17 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 16

    Graham Sutherland, O.M. (1903-1980)

    Birds in Landscape

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Graham Sutherland, O.M. (1903-1980)
    Birds in Landscape
    signed and dated 'G. Sutherland. 1948' (lower right)
    gouache on board
    46 x 29 in. (117 x 73.5 cm.)


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    The present work relates to Sutherland's Birds and Foliage tapestry which he designed for the Edinburgh Tapestry Company in 1949.

    Special Notice

    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.


    Provenance

    with Redfern Gallery, London, where purchased by Aubrey Gibson, August 1955.
    with Agnew's, London.
    Dr Theodore Besterman, by whom bequeathed to the Voltaire Foundation.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the medium for this lot should read gouache on paper laid on board and not as printed in the catalogue.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE VOLTAIRE FOUNDATION, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD