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Stanley William Hayter (1901-1988)
Stanley William Hayter (1901-1988)


Stanley William Hayter (1901-1988)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Hayter/Corfu 18.9.36' (lower right)
gouache on board, laid on panel
8¾ x 7¼ in. (21.6 x 18.4 cm.)
Gifted by the artist to the present owner's father who knew and painted with Hayter until 1939, and by descent.

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Lot Essay

The present work belongs to a series of surrealistic works executed between 1936-1938, during Hayter's travels through Europe with the Canadian artist Dalla Husband.

We are very grateful to Pierre-François Albert for his assistance cataloguing this work. Pierre-François Albert is currently working on a forthcoming book on Hayter, to be published by Gourcuff Gradenigo Editions at the end of this year. The present work will be included in his book.

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