London, South Kensington
16 April 2008
William Johnstone (1897-1981)
signed, inscribed and dated 'TOP/1963/W Johnstone' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas, unframed
25 x 30 in. (63.5 x 76.2 cm.)
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We are very grateful to David Mackie, University of Cambridge, for his assistance in cataloguing lots 148-152.
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