2nd Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST

Modern & Contemporary Art

  Lot 560


After Patrick Heron (1920-1999)
"Screen Print (1973)" Design Research Christmas card
Signed and dated (19)73, screenprint, together with six further Christmas cards by other hands, to include "Lower Marsh, Winter '81" after Ian David Baker, "Glass 2 (From there) 1971" after Robyn Denny, "Striped Hills" after Lucienne Day, "For John Constable" after Patrick Caulfield, "Autumn Charm" after Lau Man Mi, "Untitled" after John Hoyland, each in a dedicated envelope, 23.5cm by 32.5cm and various other sizes (7) (unframed)

Sold for £320
Estimated at £200 - £300


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. 


Thursday 29th February - Friday 1st March 10am-4pm, and the morning of the sale from 8am

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