Azetaio, Portugal
Variation on a Theme no. 2
1965-7

Ben Nicholson, O.M.
(1894 - 1982)

Azetaio, Portugal, Variation on a Theme no. 2

  • Pen and ink, gouache and pencil on paper
  • Signed and dated 65-67 on the reverse
  • In original wood frame, mounted on canvas 
  • 11.7 x 12.3 cm (21.2 x 24.5 cm)

Provenance

  • Marlborough Fine Art, London (1968)
  • Christie's London, 20th February 1990, lot 224
  • Christie's New York, 3rd November 1993, lot 341

Exhibitions

  • Ben Nicholson, New Works: Wash Drawings in Relief and Mixed Media, Marlborough Fine Art, London, October – November 1968, cat. no. 63
Parchment
1968

Ben Nicholson, O.M.
(1894 - 1982)

Parchment, 1968

  • Pencil and colour wash over a printed base
  • Signed and titled on the backboard
  • In contemporary gold-leaf frame
  • 20 x 18–25.5 cm (41 x 47.5 cm)

Provenance

  • Galerie Beyeler, Basel (1968)
  • Crane Kalman Gallery, London (1969)
  • Collection of Dr. Charles Lewsen
  • Sotheby’s London, 8th March 1995, lot 112
  • Collection of David Bowie (1947-2016)
  • Sotheby’s London, Bowie/Collector, 11th November 2016, lot 241

Exhibitions

  • Ben Nicholson, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, April – June 1968, cat. no. 72 (illustrated)

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