Lot 122
  • 122

Peter Lanyon

7,000 - 10,000 GBP
16,250 GBP
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  • Peter Lanyon
  • Dry Summer Thunder
  • signed and dated 51
  • oil on board
  • 15.5 by 20.5cm.; 6 by 8in.


Private Collection, England, where acquired by Gimpel Fils, October 1990
Acquired from the above by David Bowie, 28th September 1993


London, Gimpel Fils, Peter Lanyon: Exhibition of Paintings, March 1952, cat no.8; 
New York, Passedoit Gallery, Three British Painters: Lanyon, Hear, Hull, January 1953, cat. no.4 (as Day Summer Thunder);
St Ives, Tate, Peter Lanyon: Coastal Journey, 11th November 2000 - 11th March 2001, un-numbered catalogue.


Andrew Lanyon, Saint Ives: The Paintings of Peter Lanyon, privately printed, St Ives, 2001, illustrated p.117.

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Martin Lanyon and Toby Treves for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work, which will feature in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the oil paintings and three-dimensional works, to be published by Modern Art Press in association with Yale University Press.