Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956)
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Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956)

Masks and Faces

Details
Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956)
Masks and Faces
signed 'Austin Osman Spare' (lower right), inscribed 'Masks & Faces' (lower left)
pencil and white chalk
14 ¼ x 12 in. (36.2 x 30.5 cm.)
Executed circa 1929.
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 26 July 2001, lot 46, where purchased by the present owner.
Literature
R. Ansell (ed.), The Exhibition Catalogues of Austin Osman Spare, London, 2012, pp. 79 and 301.
Exhibited
London, Alex Reid & Lefevre, Drawings and Watercolours by Austin Osman Spare, April 1929, no. 8.
St Ives, Tate Gallery, The Dark Monarch: Magic and Modernity in British Art, October 2009 - January 2010, not numbered.
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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