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John Davies (b. 1946)
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John Davies (b. 1946)

Head of William Jeffrey with Device

Details
John Davies (b. 1946)
Head of William Jeffrey with Device
painted fibreglass and mixed media, unique
73 ½ in. (186.5 cm.), including metal pole
Executed in 1972.
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 26 May 1995, lot 255, where purchased by Dr Jeffrey Sherwin.
Literature
A. Dempsey, exhibition catalogue, John Davies: Esculturas y Dibjos desde 1968, Bilbao, Museu de Bellas Artes, 2004, p. 112, illustrated.
S. Levy and T. Pirsig-Marshall (ed.), exhibition catalogue, British Surrealism in Context: A Collectors Eye, Leeds, City Art Gallery, 2009, p. 141, illustrated.
J. Sherwin, From France to England, British Surrealism Opened Up, Bradford, 2014, p. 131, illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Whitechapel Gallery, John Davies, June – July 1972, no. 19.
Bilbao, Museu de Bellas Artes, John Davies: Esculturas y Dibujos desde 1968, October 2004 – January 2005: this exhibition travelled to Valencia, Institut d’Art Modern, March – May 2005, catalogue not traced.
Leeds, City Art Gallery, British Surrealism in Context: A Collectors Eye, July – November 2009, exhibition not numbered.
Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, British Surrealism Unlocked: Works from the Sherwin Collection, April – June 2014, exhibition 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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