Lot 152
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BEN NICHOLSON | 1956 (cloverleaf)

30,000 - 50,000 GBP
112,500 GBP
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  • Ben Nicholson
  • 1956 (cloverleaf) 
  • signed, titled, dated 1956 and inscribed on the reverse
  • pencil, pen and ink, watercolour, gouache, wash and collaged paper on card


Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by Ben F. Williams, July 1957, and thence by descent to the present owners


London, Gimpel Fils Gallery Ltd, Recent Works by Ben Nicholson, June 1957, cat. no.24;
Raleigh, The North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina Collects, 10th - 29th October 1967;
Raleigh, The North Carolina Museum of Art, 20th Century British Works on Paper, 12th June - 13th September 1984.

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Dr Lee Beard for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.  Dr Lee Beard is currently preparing the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the Artist’s work and would like to hear from owners of any work by the Artist so that these can be included in this comprehensive catalogue. Please write to Dr Lee Beard, c/o Sotheby’s Modern & Post-War British Art, London, W1A 2AA or email modbrit@sothebys.com