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Ben Nicholson, O.M.
SAN GIMIGNANO
ACCÉDER AU LOT
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Ben Nicholson, O.M.
SAN GIMIGNANO
ACCÉDER AU LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Private View: Property from the Country Home of Christopher Cone and Stanley J. Seeger

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Ben Nicholson, O.M.
1894-1982
SAN GIMIGNANO
pencil on paper 
35 by 50.5cm., 13¾ by 19¾in.
Executed on 21 May 1950.
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Provenance

Jane Mull, USA
Durlacher Gallery, New York
Christie's London, 25 June 1991, lot 265

Exposition

Possibly London, Alex. Reid & Lefevre Ltd, Recent Paintings by Ben Nicholson, October 1950, cat. no.57

Bibliographie

Herbert Read, Ben Nicholson, Work Since 1947, vol. 2, London, 1956, cat. no.99, unpaginated
Norbert Lynton, Ben Nicholson, London, 1993, p.303, illustrated p.302
Peter Khoroche, Ben Nicholson, Drawings and Painted Reliefs, 2002, cat. no.41, p.61, illustrated 60

Description

We are grateful to Prof. Lee Beard for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.

Nicholson wrote in a letter dated 22 September 1953: 

‘Vogue N.Y. sent me a copy in which my drawing of San Gimignano is reproduced (I like that drawing!) I noted with some amusement the scrabble or scuffle in the centre is NOT in your reproduction (without that the drwg [sic] would never have been made)'

A Private View: Property from the Country Home of Christopher Cone and Stanley J. Seeger

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