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Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson, A.R.A.

The Street Acrobat

Auction Closed

June 7, 03:45 PM GMT


30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot Details


Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson

1889 – 1946

The Street Acrobat


signed C.R.W. Nevinson and dated 1919 (lower left)

pastel on paper

unframed (sheet): 62.5 by 48.5cm.; 24½ by 19in.

framed: 85.5 by 71cm.; 33½ by 28in.

Executed in 1919.

We are grateful to Christopher Martin for his kind assistance with the cataloguing for the present work.

Private Collection, 1925

Sale, Sotheby's London, 18 July 1990, lot 107

José and Muriel Campus

Fine Art Society, London, where acquired by the present owner

Albert Rutherston (ed.), Contemporary British Artists: C.R.W. Nevinson, Ernest Benn Ltd., London, 1925, p. 5, illustrated pl. 9

Osbert Sitwell (O.S.), CR.W. Nevinson, Ernst Benn Ltd., London, 1925, no. 9

London, Leicester Galleries, Exhibition of New Works by C.R.W. Nevinson, October - November 1919, no. 41 (as The Pit-door)

London, Leicester Galleries, Memorial Exhibition of Pictures by C.R.W. Nevinson, May - June 1947

London, Imperial War Museum, C.R.W. Nevinson: The Twentieth Century, 28 October 1999 - 30 January 2000, no. 114, with tour to Yale Center for British Art, New Haven

London, Fine Art Society, Lasting Impressions, 30 October - 21 November 2017, no. 28