9th October 2021 9:30 GMT/BST

Modern & Contemporary Art

Lot 3102


Dame Elizabeth Violet Blackadder DBE, RA, RSA (1931-2021)
Flower Studies

Dame Elizabeth Violet Blackadder DBE, RA, RSA (1931-2021)

Flower Studies

Signed, pencil and watercolour, 48cm by 58cm

This watercolour was used by Alex Salmond (First Minister of Scotland 2007- 2014) as a Christmas Card in 2012 to mark the Year of Natural Scotland.

This painting was also used in the BBC's obituary on the artist

Provenance: Bonham's Edinburgh: "The Scottish Sale", Thursday, September 12, 2013, Lot 119

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

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Sold for £18,000
Estimated at £18,000 - £25,000


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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Thursday 7 October 10am-4pm, Friday 8 October 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am.

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