23 September 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
William Gear, R.A. (1915-1997)
Palestine Scrap Book of Costume Notes
variously signed and inscribed
pencil, ink, crayon, watercolour
9¾ x 12¾ in. (24.8 x 32.4 cm.)
Executed in July 1943.
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In 1940 Gear was called up and posted to the Royal Corps of Signals. He served in Palestine, Egypt, Cyprus and Italy.
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