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1001

LEONORA CARRINGTON | TUESDAY

Estimate:

700,000

to
- 900,000 USD

The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate

1001

1002

LEONORA CARRINGTON | TUESDAY

LEONORA CARRINGTON | TUESDAY

Estimate:

700,000

to
- 900,000 USD

Lot sold:

1,100,000

USD

The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate


LEONORA CARRINGTON

1917-2011

TUESDAY


Signed Leonora Carrington and dated 23 June 1946 (lower right); inscribed Tuesday, 23 June 1946, Property of Edward James (on the reverse)

Egg tempera on panel

21¼ by 32¾ in.

54 by 83.2 cm

Painted on June 23, 1946.


We are grateful to Dr. Harold Gabriel Weisz Carrington for confirming the authenticity of this work.  

Edward James, West Dean Park, Chichester, West Sussex (acquired from the artist and sold: Christie's, New York, October 6, 1988, lot 57)

Acquired at the above sale

A Surreal Life: Edward James 1907 - 1984 (exhibition catalogue), Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton, 1998, illustrated in color p. 58

Susan L. Aberth, Leonora Carrington: Surrealism, Alchemy and Art, Burlington, 2004, illustrated in color p. 67

New York, Center for Inter-American Relations & Austin, University of Texas Austin Art Museum, Leonora Carrington: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1976, no. 6, illustrated in color on the cover of the catalogue

San Francisco, The Mexican Museum, Leonora Carrington: The Mexican Years 1943-1985, 1991-92, n.n., illustrated in the catalogue