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Auction date Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Tuesday 29 June

Modern British and 20th Century Art 2pm Lot 1 - 201      

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£ £
Lot Title Estimate Hammer price
1 Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)
Five designs for red dresses
each signed 'Beaton' (lower right), one dated '1927', one dated '1960', two dated '1967', pencil and watercolour on paper
each 36 x 26.5cm
(5)
ARR
£1,000 - £2,000 £4,000 View
2 Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)
Costume design for the character Violet in 'The Return of the Prodigal' by St. John Hankin, The Globe Theatre, 1948
signed 'Beaton' (lower right), and inscribed 'Violet Act II', also bears studio…
£300 - £500 £1,100 View
3 Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)
Costume design for Audrey Fildes playing Stella Faringford in 'The Return of the Prodigal' by St. John Hankin, The Globe Theatre, 1948
signed 'Beaton' (lower right) and inscribed 'Miss Fildes Stella…
£300 - £500 £700 View
4 Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)
Sketch of Yehudi Menuhin OM, KBE (1916-1999)
stamped ‘Cecil Beaton from Miss E. Hose’ (lower left) and inscribed with sitter (lower left)
pencil on paper
27 x 20.5cm
ARR
£200 - £300 £240 View
5 Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)
Sketch of Michael Aspel
stamped ‘Cecil Beaton from Miss E. Hose’ (lower left) and inscribed with sitter (lower right)
pencil on paper
28.5 x 18cm
ARR
£150 - £250 £150 View
6 Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)
Sketch of Alexander Douglas Home KT, PC (1903-1995)
stamped ‘Cecil Beaton from Miss E. Hose’ (lower left) and inscribed with sitter (lower right)
pencil on paper
26 x 18cm
ARR
£150 - £250 £320 View
7 Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)
Sketch of Julian Bream CBE (1933-2020)
stamped ‘Cecil Beaton from Miss E. Hose’ (lower left and verso) and inscribed with sitter (upper right)
pencil on paper
32 x 25.5cm
ARR
£150 - £250 £100 View
8 Studio of Cecil Beaton (British, 1904-1980)
Portrait of a seated man
watercolour and wash
47.5 x 34.5cm
ARR

Provenance
Sale, Christies London, Cecil Beaton - The Estate of the Late Miss Eileen Hose, 21 June 1988, lot 97
£200 - £400 £180 View
9 Max Beerbohm (British, 1872-1956)
Mr Lytton Strachey
titled, dated and signed 'Mr Lytton Strachey, 1931, Max' (lower centre)
pencil and watercolour
32 x 18.5cm
ARR

Exhibited
London, The Leicester Galleries, Sir Max Beerbohm, 1952,…
£800 - £1,200 £4,200 View
10 Max Beerbohm (British, 1872-1956)
Publicity (Mr Shaw to the Laureate)
inscribed, signed and dated 'Publicity Mr. Shaw, to the Laureate: "Bravo! Without and blarney, Bravo! But look here: you'll never cut me out unless you broadcast.…
£600 - £800 £900 View
11 Eric Ravilious (British, 1903-1942)
Children in a park
numbered '21/100' (in lower left margin)
woodcut
16.5 x 12cm
£150 - £200 £170 View
12 Barbara Jones (British, 1912-1978)
The Jolly Farmer, Farnham
signed and dated 'Barbara Jones 1944' (lower right) and signed and titled on the artist's label (attached to the backboard)
watercolour
37 x 55.5cm
ARR
£200 - £300 £5,500 View
13 Diana Bloomfield (British, 1915-2010)
Rising - Early Morning
signed 'Diana M Bloomfield' (lower right)
pencil and wash
50.5 x 34cm
(unframed)
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK

Footnote
Diana Bloomfield studied at Harrow School of…
£100 - £200 £650 View
14 Gerrard Hoffnung (British, 1925-1959)
I bet I am giving you a bit of a fright
signed 'Mr Hoffnung' (lower right) and inscribed with title (upper right)
pencil, ink and watercolour
23.5 x 29cm
together with The Harpist, a print after the…
£250 - £350 £580 View
15 Gerard Hoffnung (British, 1925-1959)
Bookshop and Sparrows
signed 'Drawn by Mr Hoffnung' and dedicated (lower right)
pencil, ink, watercolour and bodycolour
33 x 37cm
ARR
£200 - £400 £1,100 View
16 Mervyn Laurence Peake (British, 1911-1968)
A boy sat in a bowl (thought to be one of the artist's sons)
signed 'Peake' (lower left)
pencil, charcoal, watercolour and gouache
32 x 25cm
ARR

Provenance
Acquired from the artist by the vendor's…
£300 - £500 £2,400 View
17 Mervyn Laurence Peake (British, 1911-1968)
Study of a nude woman (Lynn Carter)
pencil
75 x 55cm
ARR

Provenance
Acquired from the artist by the vendor's mother. Peake was a personal friend of the vendor's mother, and drew and painted her a…
£200 - £300 £320 View
18 Augustus Edwin John (British, 1878-1961)
Youth Marching
watercolour
17 x 15cm
ARR
£150 - £250 £1,400 View
19 Augustus Edwin John (British, 1878-1961)
Portrait of a lady
signed and dated 'John 1941' (lower right)
chalk
43.5 x 31cm
ARR
£500 - £700 £700 View
20 David Muirhead Bone (British, 1876-1953)
Study of deck on a naval vessel
charcoal
54 x 76cm
ARR

Provenance
Mercury Gallery, London
Private collection, UK
£300 - £500 £240 View
21 Edmund Blampied (British, 1886-1966)
Sunday Morning Bathers
signed in pencil 'E Blampied' (in lower margin)
etching
25 x 32.5cm
ARR
£150 - £250 £260 View
22 Edmund Blampied (British, 1886-1966)
End of the Day
signed in pencil 'E Blampied' (in lower margin)
etching
16 x 22cm
ARR
£150 - £250 £320 View
23 After Elizabeth Rivers
Gathering a Seaweed Harvest; Hauling Turf from the Quay; Loading Cattle for the Galway Fair; Dancers at the Ceilidhe; Onlookers at the Ceilidhe; Interval in the Ceilidhe
a set of six
each with…
£200 - £300 £160 View
24 Michael Rothenstein (British, 1908-1993)
Still Life with landscape beyond
signed and dated 'Michael Rothenstein 1982' (lower right)
watercolour, ink and pencil
60cm x 90cm
ARR

Provenance
The Artist, from whom acquired directly by the…
£500 - £700 £480 View

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