2nd Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST

Modern & Contemporary Art

  Lot 559


After Joan Miró (1893-1983) Spanish
"Lithograph VII" (1972)
Signed and inscribed EA, lithograph, 48.5cm by 30.5cm

Provenance: Stockeld Park, Yorkshire

Not Sold


There is a crease down the centre of the work where it has been part of a book. The piece is float mounted and the paper is a little tatty to the left of the top edge. Cockling to the paper, small tear right hand side edge approx 1cm above the blue and one left hand side edge level with the yellow circle approx 0.5cm. Other small nicks to the right hand side edge. Horizontal crease about a third of the way up across the piece. Slight surface scratch to the right of centre.
There is time staining to the paper and the odd sporadic medium sized foxing spot. Not examined out of the frame.

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Auction: Modern & Contemporary Art, 2nd Mar, 2024

Amongst a strong section of Northern art in the sale is a small family collection of drawings by the great L.S. Lowry (1887-1976); the three works were given by Lowry to Ruth and Neville Blakey of Pendle, Lancashire, longstanding friends of the artist, and will be sold with correspondance with the Lowry. Further Northern artists represented in the sale include Harold Riley, Peter Brook, Brian 'Braaq' Shields, Norman Cornish, and Len Tabner. 

Further highlights include a vivid seascape by Scottish artist Sir William MacTaggart, a harbour scene by Chinese-born Singaporean artist Cheong Soo Pieng who founded the Nanyang style of art, and a striking industrial landscape by Staffordshire artist Maurice Wade. 

An interesting selection of works on paper include greats such as Frank Dobson, Dame Laura Knight, David Bomberg, Sir Matthew Smith, and a good range of prints include those by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Elizabeth Blackadder, Bob Dylan and Victor Pasmore. 


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