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Witness

Peter Lanyon-Witness-1961

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Witness
Size:
183 x 122 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1961
Marks
Signed and dated '61'; also signed, dated 'April 1961' and titled on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Sheila Lanyon; Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by David Bowie, May 1994
Exhibition History :
New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, Peter Lanyon, 30th January - 17th February 1962, cat. no.1; New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, Paintings, Sculpture: American and European, May 1962 (details untraced); San Antonio, Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, Peter Lanyon, March 1963 (un-numbered exhibition); New York, Catherine Viviano Gallery, Paintings, Sculpture: American and European, 1970, cat. no.10, illustrated; London, Hayward Gallery, Hayward Annual 1980: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Selected by John Hoyland, 29th August - 12th October 1980, un-numbered exhibition, illustrated; St Ives, Tate, Peter Lanyon, 9th October 2010 - 23rd January 2011, un-numbered exhibition, illustrated p.87

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2016-11-10
Lot Number :
20
Low Estimate :
$304,800[+164%]*
High Estimate :
$426,720[+89%]*
Hammer Price :
$804,672
Sold For :
$971,702*