Thu, 30th Jun 2022 9:30

Fine Art, Antiques & Asian Art

 
  Lot 1
 

Aubrey Williams (1926-1990) Guyanese, 'Arawak', 1972, abstract oil on canvas, signed, titled and dated verso, 61.5 cm x 46 cm in a wooden frame.

From the collection of John La Rose (1927-2006) and Sarah Swinburne White (d.2022), founders of New Beacon Books: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_La_Rose

https://www.dawsonsauctions.co.uk/news-item/important-caribbean-art-going-under-the-hammer/?pc=16

Sold for £4,400


Condition Report

No apparent damage or repair to the canvas, possible colour fade over the years (hard to be certain how much as noting to compare it to), but they look generally bright. Doesn't appear to be varnished, but there is surface dust in places. Some marks and nicks to the wooden frame

 

Aubrey Williams (1926-1990) Guyanese, 'Arawak', 1972, abstract oil on canvas, signed, titled and dated verso, 61.5 cm x 46 cm in a wooden frame.

From the collection of John La Rose (1927-2006) and Sarah Swinburne White (d.2022), founders of New Beacon Books: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_La_Rose

https://www.dawsonsauctions.co.uk/news-item/important-caribbean-art-going-under-the-hammer/?pc=16

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