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The Necklace and the Calix

David Jones-The Necklace and the Calix-1954

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
The Necklace and the Calix
Size:
76.2 x 58 cm
Medium :
Pencil, crayon, watercolour and gouache
Creation Year:
1954
Marks
Signed and dated 'David J.54' (lower right), signed again, inscribed and dated again 'David Jones, 1954; Title: The Necklace & the Calix' (on the reverse), signed again, inscribed again and dated again 'David Jones 1954.' (on the artist's label attached to the backboard)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
The Rt. Hon. Sir Hugh Fraser, M.P., and by descent
Exhibition History :
Aberystwyth, Welsh Arts Council, National Library of Wales, David Jones: an exhibition of paintings, drawings and engravings, July - August 1954, no. 74: this exhibition travelled to Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, August - September 1954; Swansea, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, October 1954; Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Academy, November - December 1954; and London, Tate Gallery, December 1954 - January 1955.; London, National Book League, David Jones: Word and Image IV, February - March 1972, no. 125, as 'The Chalice and the Necklace'.; Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, David Jones: Writings and Drawings, December 1972, as 'The Chalice and the Necklace'.; London, Tate Gallery, David Jones, July - September 1981, no. 136: this exhibition travelled to Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, September - October 1981; and Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, October - December 1981

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-06-21
Lot Number :
177
Low Estimate :
$21,610[+73%]*
High Estimate :
$36,020[+4%]*
Hammer Price :
$37,460
Sold For :
$46,820*