FOUR WORKS (UNTITLED)
felt-tip pen, pencil and charcoal on paper
23 by 29cm.; 9 by 11½in. (and smaller)
Executed circa 1970.
The lot consists of four unframed sheets, one in felt tip pen, one in pencil and two in charcoal. The pen has very slightly faded over time. There is some very minor rounding to the extreme corners with one or two creases at the corners. There are some scattered flecks of foxing and staining to all four sheets and light surface dirt throughout and minor handling marks to the sheets, owing to their being unframed. There is also some time staining to the sheets. There is some cockling to the sheets. This excepting, the sheets appear in good overall condition.
The sheets are unframed.
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Gifted by the Artist to the previous owner circa 1970, and thence by descent to the present owner