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Lot 34

Charles Ginner ARA CBE, British 1878-1952 - The Dome, Brompton Oratory, 1936; ink and watercolour on...

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Lot 34

Charles Ginner ARA CBE, 
British 1878-1952 - 
The Dome, Brompton Oratory, 1936; 
ink and watercolour on...

Price Realised: £5,200

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

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

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Lot 34

Description

Charles Ginner ARA CBE, 
British 1878-1952 - 

The Dome, Brompton Oratory, 1936; 

ink and watercolour on paper, signed lower right, 39.3 x 31.6 cm 

Provenance: 
Professor Wormald, acquired directly from the artist and thence by descent; 
Christie's, London, 4th March 1988, lot 149; 
private collection;
Sotheby's London, 13th May 1992; 
private collection, purchased from the above and thence by descent 

Exhibited: 
London, 'The London Group', November 1936, no.157; 
Brook Street Galleries, London, 'Charles Ginner Drawings', February 1938; 
Royal Watercolour Society, London, Spring 1938, no.163; 
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 'Sixty-fourth Autumn Exhibition', 1938 

Literature: 
Charles Ginner, 'Notebooks vol.III', p.166 

Note: 
London scenes such as this are the artist's most iconic works, demonstrating his interest in urban architecture. When this work was made, Ginner lived in Hampstead, working primarily in watercolour. Ginner worked in a precise style, drawing out the geometry of the buildings to create a complex images, that highlight both the historic and the modern. 

Ginner was a founding member of the Camden Town Group in 1911, alongside his friends Harold Gilman and Spencer Gore, and the London Group in 1913. His works are in all major UK collections, including the Tate, the Yale Centre for British Art and the Arts Council Collection. 

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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VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.
(ARR) - ARTIST'S RESALE RIGHT

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

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