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GORDON ONSLOW-FORD | PETER IBBETSON—LA JEU DE MARSEILLES

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- 1,500 USD

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GORDON ONSLOW-FORD | PETER IBBETSON—LA JEU DE MARSEILLES

GORDON ONSLOW-FORD | PETER IBBETSON—LA JEU DE MARSEILLES

Estimate:

1,000

to
- 1,500 USD

Lot sold:

1,375

USD

GORDON ONSLOW-FORD (1912 - 2003)

PETER IBBETSON—LA JEU DE MARSEILLES


Gouache and pen and ink on paper

12 by 16¾ in. (40.6 by 42.5 cm)

Framed: 16 by 20 in. (35.6 by 41.3 cm)

Executed circa 1941. 

This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper. Hinged with framing corners at all four corners. The sheet has been folded in half along the center and then unfolded. The sheet is lightly time stained overall. The gouache is very well preserved. Possibly Inscribed and dated Gordon Onslow Ford 1941 by André Breton upper center.


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