31 March 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
Craigie Aitchison, R.A. (1926-2009)
9½ x 12 in. (24.2 x 30.5 cm.)
Executed in 1979.
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Aitchison gave this work to Barbara Brownfield whose pen name was 'Barbara Handbag'. The work depicts a handbag in the form of a Beddington Terrier and was drawn for an article on handbags in David Litchfield's Ritz Magazine.
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Barbara Brownfield, by whom gifted to the present owner.
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