28 - 29 February 2012
This lot is offered without a reserve
John Houston (British, 1930-2008)
Bass Rock and Red Sky
signed and dated 'Houston 1981-82' (lower left)
oil on canvas
48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm.)
Painted in 1981-82.
with Robert C. Graham, Sr., New York.
By descent to the present owner.
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Edinburg, Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition, 1982, Catalogue No. 154.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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