Lot 123
  • 123

Peter Lanyon

25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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  • Peter Lanyon
  • Zennor Bird
  • twice signed and dated 50; signed, titled and dated 1950 on the backboard
  • oil on board
  • overall: 62 by 35cm.; 24½ by 13¾in.


Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by Peter Gimpel
Dickin Moore, May 1962
Mrs Ash, 1990
Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by David Bowie


New York, Passedoit Gallery, Three British Painters: Lanyon, Gear, Hull, January 1953, cat. no.2 (as Cornish Landscape);
St Ives, Sail Loft Gallery, May 1961, cat. no.19;
St Ives, Tate, Peter Lanyon: Coastal Journey, 11th November 2000 - 11th March 2001, un-numbered catalogue.


'Art News in the West', The Cornishman, 13th July 1961;
Andrew Causey, Peter Lanyon, Aidan Ellis Publishing, Henley-on-Thames, 1971, cat no.35.

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.