Wednesday 29 November 2023

Lot 7

Margaret Morris, British 1891-1980 - Head of J. D., 1916; charcoal on paper, 19.5 x 11.5 cm (ARR) 

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Lot 7

Margaret Morris, 
British 1891-1980 - 
Head of J. D., 1916; 
charcoal on paper, 19.5 x 11.5 cm (ARR) 

Price Realised: £853

Estimate: £700 - £900

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

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Lot 7

Description

Margaret Morris, 
British 1891-1980 - 

Head of J. D., 1916; 

charcoal on paper, 19.5 x 11.5 cm (ARR) 

Provenance: 
Jocelyn Gunson and thence by descent 

Exhibited: 
Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow, Margaret Morris Centenary Exhibition, 1991', no.59 (according to the label attached to the reverse of the frame) 

Note: 
Margaret Morris was known primarily as a dancer and choreographer, creating the Margaret Morris Movement technique and teaching her language of dance which is still used today. She met J.D. Fergusson in 1913 in Paris and they would later found the Margaret Morris Club in London in 1915, which became a focal point for British artists and writers previously associated with the avant-garde in Paris, such as Katherine Mansfield, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Wyndham Lewis. Morris painted and drew throughout her life, and exhibitions have been held of her work in Scotland since the 1980s. 


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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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