Modern & Contemporary Day Auction

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Property from a Private European Collection

Leonora Carrington

A Set of 3 Masks

Auction Closed

June 30, 02:45 PM GMT

Estimate

35,000 - 45,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Private European Collection

Leonora Carrington

1917 - 2011

A Set of 3 Masks


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.


This lot is accompanied by the original 1959 production programme for The Tempest.


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


Please note that this lot will be sent to our Greenford Park warehouse following the auction.
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