London, South Kensington
31 March 2010
William Gear, R.A. (1915-1997)
Study, No. 3
signed and dated 'Gear 66' (lower right), signed and dated again and dedicated 'For Bob Strand Oct '82/Bill Gear' (on a label attached to the mount)
oil pastel and ink, unframed
9½ x 7¼ in. (24.1 x 18.4 cm.)
Executed in March 1966.
Gifted by the artist to the present owner's father in 1982.
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