7 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Leonora Carrington (b. 1917)
Birds Seen While Asleep; two similar sketches by the same hand; a quantity of note books with sketches and writings by the same hand.
6 x 4 in. (15.2 x 10.2 cm.)
Sold with André Breton, Le Surréalisme Et La Peinture
with inscription 'A ma belle et géniale amie/Leonora Carrington/Andre Breton/New York octobre 1945' by Andre Breton; and Leonora Carrington, La Dame Ovale, 1939, with inscription 'To Mummy +/Daddy/love from/Prim' and signed 'Leonora Carrington/Max Ernst' by the respective artists.
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