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Lot 102

Blair Hughes-Stanton, British 1902-1981 - Myth II, 1936; tempera on canvas, signed lower right...

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Lot 102

Blair Hughes-Stanton, 
British 1902-1981 - 
Myth II, 1936; 
tempera on canvas, signed lower right...

Price Realised: £4,940

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (30% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 102

Description

Blair Hughes-Stanton, 
British 1902-1981 - 

Myth II, 1936; 

tempera on canvas, signed lower right 'Blair H S 1936' and titled and dated on a label attached to the reverse, 76.5 x 127.3 cm

Provenance: 
the Estate of the Artist 

Note:
Blair Hughes Stanton (1902-1981) was one of the most acclaimed artists in Britain during the interwar era, known for his role in the revival of wood engraving in Modern art. He studied under Leon Underwood at his Brook Green School alongside Henry Moore and Eileen Agar, where he developed a unique visual language, creating works that were a celebration of love and physicality. Alongside his first wife, Gertrude Hermes, Hughes Stanton became a much sought-after book illustrator, his wood engravings featuring in books by his friend D.H. Lawrence and T.E. Lawrences 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom'. 

The Myth series of paintings relates to the artist's relationship with Ida Graves, poet, novelist and associate of the Bloomsbury Group, with whom Hughes-Stanton started the Gemini Press in 1933. Their first book together was 'Epithalamion: a poem'. 

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

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