Peter Lanyon (1918-1964)
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Peter Lanyon (1918-1964)

Christmas Card for Bernard Leach

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Peter Lanyon (1918-1964)
Christmas Card for Bernard Leach
signed, inscribed and dated 'CHRISTMAS/CARD FOR/BERNARD/LEACH./with best wishes/from/Peter Lanyon/1958', with further inscription by Bernard Leach 'FOR MARJORIE HORNE/from B.L.' (on the reverse) and 'TO MARJORIE HORNE' (on a label attached to the reverse)
oil on canvas on the artist's prepared board
13¾ x 3¼ in. (35 x 8.3 cm.)
Provenance
A gift from the artist to Bernard Leach, Christmas 1958.
A gift from Bernard Leach to Marjorie Horne.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 17 November 2004, lot 90.
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.

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Lot Essay

Marjorie Horne was well known to Peter Lanyon as his music teacher. Furthermore, it was her father who had in 1918 built Little Park Owles in Carbis Bay to where Lanyon was to move in 1954.

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