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    Sale 5341

    20th Century Decorative Arts

    29 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 389

    JOHN HUTTON

    'WATER NYMPH', AN ENGRAVED GLASS PANEL, 1966-67

    Price Realised  

    JOHN HUTTON
    'WATER NYMPH', AN ENGRAVED GLASS PANEL, 1966-67
    the clear glass panel, a study for a screen for Newcastle Upon Tyne Civic Centre, grindstone-engraved with a partial figure of a naked 'nymph' lying amidst water and sytlised lily-pads, engraved signature John Hutton, framed
    17¼in. (44cm.) x 29½in. (75cm.) (glass visible)


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    Provenance

    Purchased in 1969 from his one man show John Hutton: Engraved glass, drawings, paintings held at The Commonwealth Institute, London (no. 26, 'Water Nymph', Study for engraved glass panel, Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne).


    Literature

    Margaret Brentnall, John Hutton Artist and Glass Engraver, Associated University Presses, 1986, pg 164, the Newcastle Upon Tyne Civic Centre Glass screen is illustrated.