31 October 1996,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 322
GBP 100 - GBP 150
John Minton (1917-1957)
Sketch for 'Time was Away'
pen, brush and black ink, unframed
6 x 9in. (15.2 x 22.8cm.)
and an unframed pen and ink sketch for Don Quixote, and a framed pen and ink sketch of Houses (3)
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'Time was Away' was a notebook from Corsica by Alan Ross, published by John Lehmann in 1948.
The sketch of 'Houses' was a design for an endpiece for Contact Books in 1946.
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