7 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
John Hoyland, R.A. (b. 1934)
Some Fly/Some Die
signed, inscribed and dated 'SOME FLY/SOME DIE/20-10-07/John Hoyland' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas, unframed
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.7 cm.)
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Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner.
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