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Bryan Wynter

Firestreak I

Bryan Wynter

Bryan Wynter

Firestreak I

Firestreak I

Bryan Wynter

1915 - 1975

Firestreak I


signed BRYAN WYNTER twice, titled twice, dated twice 1960 and inscribed twice (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

unframed: 142 by 111.5cm.; 56 by 44in.

framed: 164 by 134cm.; 64½ by 52¾in.

Executed in 1960. 

The canvas is original. The work appears in very good overall condition. Stretcher bar marks are visible to the centre. A few small instances of fine lines of craquelure with one or tiny possible instances of lifting. Some scuffs towards the lower centre with a few more minor instances either side, mostly only visible upon close inspection. Some tiny specks of staining and surface matter. Light surface dust. Please contact the department for a reading under ultraviolet light. The work is held in a canvas slip and a painted wooden frame.


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The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE..

Galerie Lienhard, Zurich
Keble College, Oxford by 1976, where acquired by the previous owner in the late 1970s
Their sale, Sotheby's London, 15 December 2010, lot 162
Osborne Samuel, London, where acquired by the present owner, 9 July 2011
Michael Bird, Bryan Wynter, Lund Humphries, Farnham, 2010, no. 130, illustrated p. 147 (as Dark Traverse)
Zurich, Galerie Charles Lienhard, Bryan Wynter, January 1962, no. 11
London, Hayward Gallery, Arts Council of Great Britain, Bryan Wynter 1915 - 1975: Paintings, Kinetics and Works on Paper, 5 - 30 August 1976, no. 49 (lent by Keble College, Oxford)