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BEN NICHOLSON O.M. (1894-1982)
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 2… Read more PROPERTY FROM THE ASCHER FAMILY COLLECTION (LOTS 20-25) Established in 1942 by Czech émigrés Zika and Lida Ascher, Ascher Ltd established a working relationship with many of the most prominent artists of the day, including British artists Moore, Hepworth, Sutherland, Nicholson, Piper, as well as international artists to include De Stäel, Calder, Derain, Cocteau and Picasso. The consequence of this relationship was a redefinition of the boundaries between art and industry, epitomised by the series of silk squares produced on a limited basis between 1944 and 1953.
BEN NICHOLSON O.M. (1894-1982)

'MOONLIGHT', A LIMITED EDITION SQUARE, 1947

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BEN NICHOLSON O.M. (1894-1982)
'MOONLIGHT', A LIMITED EDITION SQUARE, 1947
executed by Ascher Studio, number 212 from an edition of 225, silkscreen on silk, stretched and mounted on archival cotton
35½ in. (90.2 cm.) high; 36½ in. (92.7 cm.) wide
printed Ben Nicholson, Ascher, ink annotation 212/225
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V. D. Mendes & F. M. Hinchcliffe, Zika and Lida Ascher, Fabric - Art - Fashion; London, 1987, p. 55.

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