John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
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John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

Bath: Study for decorations for the British Embassy, Rio de Janeiro

Details
John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
Bath: Study for decorations for the British Embassy, Rio de Janeiro
signed 'John Piper' (lower right)
ink, wash and gouache on brown paper
7¾ x 10¼ in. (19.7 x 26 cm.)
Executed in 1948-9.
Provenance
Bought directly from the artist by Michael Gyselynck in November 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.

Lot Essay

The large oil painting for which this work appears to be a preparatory drawing is now part of the UK Government Art Collection and is entitled Bath: composite of Bath Street and Corner of Camden Crescent, 1949.
S.L.

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