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Leonora Carrington

A Set of 3 Masks (used in the 1959 production of The Tempest)

Artist's Resale RightUK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington

A Set of 3 Masks (used in the 1959 production of The Tempest)

A Set of 3 Masks (used in the 1959 production of The Tempest)

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 GBP

Property from a Private European Collection

Leonora Carrington

1917 - 2011

A Set of 3 Masks (used in the 1959 production of The Tempest)


gouache, decorator's gold paint, papier-mâché, cardboard, plaster of Paris, scrim, canvas, metal armature, tape, string and elastic

Width: 54.5cm., 21½in. (yellow mask)

Width: 36cm., 14⅛in. (red mask)

Width: 49.5cm., 19½in. (turquoise mask)

Executed in 1959.


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

To request a condition report for this lot, please contact Lara.Pleydell-Bouverie@sothebys.com.

Maurice Henry Cardiff and Leonora Cardiff, Mexico & United Kingdom (a gift from the artist circa 1959)
Thence by descent to the present owner
Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, Leonora Carrington: Transgressing Discipline, 2015
Margate, Turner Contemporary, Journeys with ‘The Waste Land’, 2018
This lot is accompanied by the original 1959 production programme for The Tempest.