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FS18: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Sir Terry Frost [1915-2003] - 5in the Afternoon

Auction Lot FS18/415

Sir Terry Frost [1915-2003] - 5in the afternoon signed and dated Terry Frost '87 bottom right inscribed on the reverse with title and further signed and dated '87 acrylic on paper with collage of red and black acrylic painted card 55.5 x 375cm.

Sir Terry Frost [1915-2003] - 5in the Afternoon (FS18/415) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 24th April 2013 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Sir Terry Frost [1915-2003] - 5in the afternoon signed and dated Terry Frost '87 bottom right inscribed on the reverse with title and further signed and dated '87 acrylic on paper with collage of red and black acrylic painted card 55.5 x 375cm.

This lot is subject to Droit de Suite.

Notes

Extracts from Michael McNays Obituary of Sir Terry Frost published 3rd September 2003. ''If you know before you look, you cant see for knowing'' - TF ''With his full white moustache, big round spectacles and rubicund face, Terry Frost looked like a cheery chappie from Dad's Army. in fact he went into the war a commando and emerged as an artist. Captured in Crete in 1941 he became a prisoner in Stalag 383 Bavaria where he met the painter Adrian Heath who encouraged him to think of art as a vacation.'.

Provenance

With Michael Wood, Plymouth, Where Purchased By The Present Owners.

Estimate

£6,000 - £8,000

Department

Pictures

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Sale Information

FS18: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Wednesday, 24th April 2013
Thursday, 25th April 2013

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:00pm on Wednesday, 24th April 2013 as part of the Pictures section of the sale.

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Daniel GoddardDaniel Goddard


Martin ScadgellMartin Scadgell


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