Modern & Contemporary Art: Saturday 30 August 2014 10:30AM

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Viewing: Friday 29 August 9am-6pm and morning of sale from 7am

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Lot 1001

Bowness (Alan)
"Barbara Hepworth: Drawings from a Sculptor's Landscape", 1966, Barbara Hepworth and Cory, Adams & Mackay Ltd., inscribed "for Mr W.T. Oliver, with all my good wishes and with many thanks Barbara, Christmas 1966", sold together with a cardboard dust jacket inscribed by the artist and a further signed letter from the artist to Mr Oliver, the Editor of the Yorkshire Post dated 1966 in regards to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the possibility of him reviewing the book.

*no ARR apply to this lot

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 1002

Read (Herbert)
"Henry Moore: A Study of His Life and Work", 1965, Thames and Hudson, signed by Henry Moore and Herbert Read and dated 29th November 1965

*no ARR apply to this lot

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £100
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Lot 1003

Lanyon (Andrew)
"Peter Lanyon 1918-1964", 1990, Andrew Lanyon, signed by the author and numbered 322/500

*no ARR apply to this lot

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £280
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Lot 1004

Stanley William Hayter (1901-1988)
"Boats"
Signed and dated (19)57, inscribed with title and numbered 29/100, etching, 24.5cm by 40.5cm

Sold together with the artist's obituary from The Times newspaper

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £250
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Lot 1005

William Little John RSA RSW (1929-2006) Scottish
"Silver Fish"
Signed, inscribed with title and numbered 26/36, lithograph, 41cm by 57.5cm (pl)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 1006

Andre Ellis (Contemporary)
"New Moon"
"Storm Coming"
"Brightening Up"
"Beach Boats, Buoys and Birds"
"Winters Long Shadow"
"Braving the Elements"
Each signed and numbered from an edition of 100, etchings, together with three further prints by the artist, 12.5cm by 15cm and various other sizes, (7 unframed) (9)

Andre Ellis is a self-taught artist and illustrator based in Cornwall

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £140
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Lot 1008

Sir Terry Frost (1915-2003)
"Lilac and Red Tolcarne"
Signed in pencil and numbered 5/75, screen print, 105cm by 63cm (sheet)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1100
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Lot 1009

Richard Bawden RWS, RE, MSDC, ARCA (b.1936)
"Tamarisk and Euphorbia"
Signed, inscribed with title and numbered 40/85, etching, 22cm by 34cm (pl)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £60
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Lot 1011

Norman Ackroyd RA, CBE (b.1938)
"Derwent Evening"
Signed and dated (19)89, inscribed with title and numbered 24/90, a black and white etching, 15.8cm by 13.8cm (pl)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £200
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Lot 1012

Norman Ackroyd RA, CBE (b.1938)
"Lock Broom from Achiltibuie"
Signed and dated (19)93, inscribed with title and numbered 29/90, a black and white etching, 34.5cm by 49cm (pl)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £400
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Lot 1013

Piers Browne (b.1949)
"Here by the Labouring Highway, A.E. Housman"
Signed, inscribed with title and dated (19)80, artist's proof, etching 8cm by 13.8cm (pl)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £100
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Lot 1014

Piers Browne (b.1949)
"Towards Ladyhill; Wensleydale: Easter Evening"
Signed, inscribed with title and dated (19)96, numbered 25/75, etching with hand embellishment by the artist, 16.4cm by 55.3cm (pl)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £210
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Lot 1015

Joan Townshend (1920-2000)
"Great Bindweed"
Signed, inscribed with title, collagraph, together with four further collagraphs by the artist, each signed, 47.5cm by 33cm and various other sizes (5)

Provenance: The artist's family

Born in Bury St. Edmunds, Joan Townshend received her training at Coventry and Leicester Schools of Art and after graduating in 1944 she taught at Chipping Campden Grammar School. She gave up teaching to bring up her two children and in 1961 joined the Gateway Painters upon moving to Reading. She exhibited widely at the Royal Watercolour Society, Oxford Art Society, Reading Guild of Artists, Birmingham and Midland Institute and the Royal West of England Academy, amongst others.

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 1016

After Stuart Walton (b.1933)
"Whitelock's Yard, Briggate"
Signed, a monochrome reproduction, together with seven further monochrome prints by the artist depicting Northern street scenes, 38cm by 26cm and various other sizes (8)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £150
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Lot 1017

After Trevor Grimshaw (1947-2001)
Steam train in an industrial landscape
Signed and numbered 23/150, a monochrome reproduction, 43cm by 33cm (pl)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 1018

After Laurence Stephen Lowry RA (1887-1976)
"Level Crossing, Burton-on-Trent"
Signed in pencil, with the blindstamp for The Fine Art Trade Guild, from an edition of 850, a colour reproduction, 41cm by 57cm

Estimate: £180-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 1019

After Harold Riley (b.1934)
"Rabbi and Child"
Signed artist's proof, dated (19)70, numbered 1, a monochrome reproduction, 56cm by 41cm

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 1020

After Helen Bradley MBE (1900-1979)
"Blackpool Station"
Signed in pencil, with the blindstamp for The Fine Art Trade Guild, from an edition of 850, a colour reproduction, 37.5cm by 55.5cm

Estimate: £90-150

NOT SOLD
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Lot 1021

After Helen Bradley MBE (1900-1979)
"Our Picnic"
Signed in pencil, with the blindstamp for The Fine Art Trade Guild, from an edition of 850, a colour reproduction, 40cm by 59.5cm (unframed)

Estimate: £90-150

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Lot 1022

Tom McGuinness (1926-2006)
"Night Shift"
Signed and dated 19(76), inscribed with title and numbered 24/50, a black and white etching, 7.4cm by 10cm (pl)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £200
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Lot 1023

After Geoffrey W. Birks YWS (1929-1993)
"Three of the Best";
"In Trouble with the Law";
"School Doctor Next!";
"School Dentist";
"Fish and Chips 30 Times";
"Time Gentlemen Please";
"Rug Tabbing"
Each signed, numbered and inscribed with title, artist's proofs, bearing the artist's blindstamp, coloured reproductions, together with a further coloured reproduction titled "Hole in the Road" numbered 313/375, each 30.5cm by 21.5cm, unframed (8)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £150
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Lot 1024

After Geoffrey W. Birks YWS (1929-1993)
"The Pawnbroker"
Signed and numbered 224/375, a colour reproduction, together with four further signed prints after the artist including "Chumping", "Wakes Week", "The Chase" and "Carnival Time" 22cm by 22.5cm, 39cm by 52cm and various other sizes (5)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 1025

After Mackenzie Thorpe (b.1956)
"Love by the Pale Moonlight"
Signed and numbered 11/18 HC, with the blindstamp for Washington Green, a colour reproduction, 57cm by 39.5cm (sheet)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £150
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Lot 1026

After Mackenzie Thorpe (b.1956)
"We Are Family"
Signed, inscribed with title and numbered 191/395, a colour reproduction, 74.5cm by 60.5cm (pl)

Sold together with the Washington Green Fine Art certificate of authenticity

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £260
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Lot 1027

After Mackenzie Thorpe (b.1956)
"Bee Boy"
Signed, inscribed with title and numbered 157/850, with the blindstamp for Washington Green, a colour reproduction, together with a further colour reproduction titled "With Child", 43.5cm by 35cm and 36cm by 35cm respectively (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 1028

After Mackenzie Thorpe (b.1956)
"Owen and Chloe"
Signed, inscribed with title and numbered 122/400, a colour reproduction, 30.5cm by 33.5cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £230
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Lot 1029

After Mackenzie Thorpe (b.1956)
Christmas card
Signed, a colour reproduction, 13.5cm by 20cm

This card was commissioned by BBC Radio Cleveland (now Tees) in 1994. It is one of fifteen cards that were signed by the artist, ten were given out as competition prizes and the other five were presented to the programmes crew.

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £40
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Lot 1030

After Doug Hyde (Contemporary)
"The Blues Brothers"
Signed, inscribed with title and numbered 10/40 artist's proof, giclee, together with a further giclee after Hutch, entitled "Top Dogs", 36cm by 33cm and 56cm by 67cm respectively (2)



Sold together with the certificates of authenticity and biographical information on the artists

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £170
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Lot 1031

After Peter Fellows (Contemporary)
"Steel and Silver II"
Signed and numbered 4/10 PP, giclee, together with a further giclee by the artist titled "Steel and Silver IV" and two further giclee prints after Steve Johnston, 30cm by 30cm, 55cm by 37cm and 26.5cm by 55cm respectively (4)

Sold together with the certificates of authenticity for the two Peter Fellows works and one of the Steven Johnston's

Provenance for the Peter Fellows: Castle Galleries

Estimate: £120-180

NOT SOLD
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Lot 1032

Elizabeth Keith (1887-1956)
"The Country Scholar"
Signed in pencil, woodblock printed in colours, 33.5cm by 20cm

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £420
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Lot 1033

John Farleigh (1900-1965)
"Aphrodite"
Signed, inscribed with title and numbered 4/20, wood block print, together with a etching depicting two dancers by Bob Greig, signed and inscribed "Thanks Phillip", an etching titled "Offizier" signed Hanswühr, a woodblock print by another hand titled "Operation Hunger" and two further contemporary prints by two further artists, 23cm by 15.5cm and various other sizes (all unframed) (6)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £280
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Lot 1034

George Buday (1907-1990) Hungarian
"Folk Story"
Signed, inscribed with title and numbered 12/50, woodblock print, together with twelve further prints by the artist, each signed and inscribed with the title, 11.5cm by 10.5cm and various other sizes (13) (all unframed)

Provenance: Gifted by the artist to the present vendor's father, they became friends whilst working together at Bletchley Park during World War II.

Born in Hungary in 1907 George Buday attended Kolozsvar and Szeged University, he qualified in 1934 and also studied in Italy. He lectured on graphic design at the Franz Joseph University, Hungary, 1934-41. After emigrating to Britain in 1937 he worked as a book illustrator and author of a series of 'Little Books', including the "Little Book of Hungarian Folk Tales" (1943). He was elected to the Royal Society of Painters-Etchers in 1953 and a fellow of the Society of Wood Engravers a year later. He also exhibited at the Royal Academy and elsewhere. He was author of "The History of the Christmas Card", published in 1954. The V&A Museum and British Museum hold a collection of his prints and Christmas card designs.

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £300
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Lot 1035

After Sir William Russell Flint RA, PRWS, RSW, ROI, RE, NS (1880-1969)
"Reclining Nude"
Signed in pencil, with the blindstamp for The Fine Art Trade Guild, from an edition of 850, a colour reproduction 31.2cm by 58.2cm (pl)

Estimate: £400-500

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Lot 1036

After Sir William Russell Flint RA, PRWS, RSW, ROI, RE, NS (1880-1969)
"Reclining Nude I"
Signed in pencil, with the blindstamp for The Fine Art Trade Guild, from an edition of 850, a colour reproduction 31.5cm by 58.2cm (pl)

Estimate: £400-500

Sold: £450
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Lot 1037

After Sir William Russell Flint RA, PRWS, RSW, ROI, RE, NS (1880-1969)
"The White Interior Chateauneuf sur Loire"
Signed in pencil with the blindstamp for The Fine Art Trade Guild, from an edition of 850, a colour reproduction, together with a further print titled "Reclining Nude III", 49cm by 67cm (pl) and 38.5 x 57.5cm (pl) respectively (2)

Estimate: £400-500

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Lot 1038

After Sir William Russell Flint RA, PRWS, RSW, ROI, RE, NS (1880-1969)
"Anne Marie by the Loire"
Signed in pencil, with the blindstamp for The Fine Art Trade Guild, from an edition of 800, a colour reproduction, 44.5cm by 61cm (pl)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £260
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Lot 1039

After Sir William Russell Flint RA, PRWS, RSW, ROI, RE, NS (1880-1969)
"Rosa and Marisa"
Signed in pencil, with the blindstamp for The Fine Art Trade Guild, from an edition of 700, a colour reproduction, 44.5cm by 61cm (pl)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 1040

Anita Klein (b.1960) Australian
"Angel with Turquoise Wings"
Signed, dated (20)00 and numbered 31/50, hand coloured etching, 31cm by 41cm (pl)

*no ARR apply to this lot

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £160
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Lot 1041

Anita Klein (b.1960) Australian
"Planting Out"
Signed and dated (20)01, numbered 26/50, a black and white drypoint etching, together with a print by Elspeth Lamb titled "2 1/2 Swimmers", 12cm by 10cm (pl) and 10cm by 9.8cm (pl) respectively (2)

*no ARR apply to this lot

Estimate: £150-250

NOT SOLD
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Lot 1042

Douglas Swan (1930-2000)
Ice skates
Signed and dated 1988, inscribed "for Brigitte with love from Barbara and Douglas", artist's proof, lithograph, 54.5cm by 47.5cm (sheet)

Estimate: £150-250

NOT SOLD
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Lot 1043

After Michael Ayrton (1921-1975)
"V Spears"
Bears the stamp of the Michael Ayrton Estate and numbered 64/75, a black and white etching, 30cm by 25cm (pl)

Sold together with the exhibition catalogue for "The Graphics of Michael Ayrton", Bruton Gallery, 1977

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £170
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Lot 1044

Graham Sutherland OM (1903-1980)
Grasshopper
Signed in pencil, numbered 50/70, lithograph, 49cm by 64.5cm

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1000
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Lot 1046

Becky Nair (Contemporary)
"Casanova"
Signed, inscribed and numbered 95/95, giclee print, together with a further giclee print titled "Watchful", 33cm by 42.5cm and 37cm by 27cm respectively (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £100
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Lot 1047

After George Barbier (1882-1932)
"La Recitante"
"Agathos"
"Un Guerrier"
Three works from "Vingt Cinq Costumes" each signed and dated 1920 and 1918, coloured in pochoir from an edition of 275, 25.5cm by 18.5cm and 25.5cm by 19cm respectively (3)

*no ARR apply to this lot

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 1048

Lawrence Isherwood (1917-1989)
Gracie Fields
Signed by the artist and the sitter, numbered 22/75, a monochrome reproduction, 40cm by 51cm

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 1049

After Don Bachardy (b.1934) American
Portrait of Bert Shevelove
Signed, monochrome print, together with a drawing by another hand depicting Bert Shevelove seated in a chair surrounded by actors and a further still life lithograph by Marc Miranda, 35cm by 28cm, 24cm by 20cm and 62xm by 48cm (pl) respectively (3)

Bert Shevelove was an American theatrical writer, most well-known for his musical "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"

*no ARR apply to this lot

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £50
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Lot 1050

After Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
Exhibition poster for "Warhol: Tate Gallery, 17 February - 28 March, 1971"
Signed, offset lithographic poster in colours, published by Tate Gallery Publications, 74.5cm by 50cm (sheet)

Sold together with the receipt of purchase from the Heritage Club, London

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £1600
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Lot 1051

After Tracey Emin (b.1963)
"Sometimes the Dress is Worth More Money than the Money"
Signed and dated 2001, a limited edition colour reproduction, 83cm by 58.5cm

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £550
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Lot 1052

After Gilbert and George (b.1943 & 1942)
"Dirty Words Pictures", Serpentine Gallery, 6 June - 1 September 2002
Signed, exhibition poster, 99cm, by 69cm

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £380
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Lot 1053

Roland Vivian Pitchforth RA, RWS (1895-1982)
Boats on the Thames
Signed, watercolour, 44cm by 59cm

Exhibited: "Liege Exhibition", Southport, 1959

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £180
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