9th October 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

Modern & Contemporary Art

  Lot 3073


Harry Epworth Allen RBA, PS (1894-1958)
"Castle" (Conisborough)

Harry Epworth Allen RBA, PS (1894-1958)

"Castle" (Conisborough)

Signed, mixed media, together with a further study of a cliff face and landscape, 17cm by 20.5cm & 16.5cm by 20cm respectively (2)

Literature: "Harry Epworth Allen (1894-1958) Catalogue of his Works", Basford John, Derwent-Wye Fine Art Limited, Private Collection I, p.153, no.8

The drawing relates closely to the tempera example from the same publication, p.24

Artist's Resale Rights/Droit de Suite may apply to this lot, please refer to our Terms of Business

See illustration

Sold for £280
Estimated at £120 - £180


The Castle has some slight cockling to paper, the odd sporadic foxing spot, in particluar; one within the green of the bank to the left hand side, one below the signature and one to the lower left at the bottom of the bank. Time staining to mount and some light surface dirt and debris trapped under the glass.

The cliff face has slight cockling to the paper, a horizontal crease accross 1cm down from the top edge. The odd sporadic foxing spot, especially to the left hand side of the work and within the light green to the centre. Time staining to mount and some light surface dirt and debris trapped under the glass.

Both works have not been examined out of the frame.

Auction: Modern & Contemporary Art, 9th October 2021

To include a selection of Contemporary artworks from The Frank Cohen Collection (to be sold without reserve), an important watercolour by Elizabeth Blackadder, ceramics by Jean Cocteau and Pablo Picasso, and Northern Art by the likes of Norman Cornish, Brian ‘Braaq’ Shields and Peter Brook. The sale also includes a singe owner collection of works by Harry Epworth Allen, and a collection from the Estate of Eric Hill. Also represented are David Shepherd, Mary Fedden, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Guy Taplin, Elisabeth Frink, Bob Dylan and Bram Bogart.

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