09 March 2011

AP Photograph for Auction

The following lot is in Bonham's (New Bond Street, London) sale Papers & Portraits: The Roy Davids Collection Part II on 29 March 2011.

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Lot No: 184
POWELL, ANTHONY (1905-2000, novelist)
PORTRAIT BY LUCINDA DOUGLAS-MENZIES (b. 1956), vintage photograph, silver print, half-length, in the background his Georgian house, The Chantry, near Frome, Somerset, photographer's stamp, and her signature and name of sitter and date 11 April 1988 in pencil on verso, framed and glazed, size of image 11 x 11 inches (27 x 27 cm), overall size 19 x 18½ inches (48 x 47 cm), 11 April 1988

Estimate: £400 - 500, € 470 - 590

Footnote:
This portrait was taken on 11 April 1988 at The Chantry, Near Frome, Somerset, and was exhibited at Lucinda Douglas-Menzies's exhibition Portraits of Luminaries at the Stephen Bartley Gallery, London, in 1988. An example of it is in the National Portrait Gallery.
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