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8,000 - 12,000 GBP




8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:






oil on board

unframed: 33 by 40.5cm.; 13 by 16in.

framed: 54 by 61.5cm.; 21¼ by 24¼in.

Executed circa 1938.

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The board appears sound. The board is slightly bowed towards the right edge.

Untitled (Landscape): There are a few minute spots of staining and specks of matter to the work in places. There are a few minor scuff marks to the work, most only visible in a raking light, including a vertical fine line to the centre of the leftmost third, and in the lower left quadrant. There is slight flattening to some of the impasto tips, possibly with some associated minor losses in places. There is a possible historic loss to the board at the extreme upper right corner. There is minor surface dirt and instances of studio detritus in places. This excepting, the work appears to be in good overall condition.

Untitled (Mineworks): There are a few minor scuff marks to the work in places (most only visible in a raking light). There is minor frame abrasion to the extreme edges with a few indentations from current framing. There is minor surface dirt and a few minor instances of matter to the work in places. There is a pencil inscription at upper right.

Inspection under Ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs of fluorescence or retouching.

The work is presented in a wooden frame, the work to the reverse is visible in the present frame.

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Private Collection, from whom acquired by the present owner

Toby Treves, Peter Lanyon: Catalogue Rasionné of the Oil Paintings and Three-Dimensional Work, Modern Art Press, London, 2018, cat. no.131, illustrated p.130.

On the reverse is another work by the same hand Untitled (Mineworks Sketch), 1937.

We are grateful to Martin Lanyon and Toby Treves for their kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.