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Sale CC4: 20th Century and Contemporary Sale

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Wednesday, 9th September 2020

Okehampton Street, Exeter

One Day 20th Century and Contemporary Sale

  • Sale
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Auction Lot

Lot 1: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - WD.31.ii.03; Yellow, Green, Red, Blue,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - WD.31.ii.03; yellow, green, red, blue,- initialled JK and dated 2002/3 papier collé on graph paper with printed signature and date 2002 42 x 59cm.

Estimate: £100 - £200
Realised: £65
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Lot 2: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - WD.87.03; Yellow, Green, Blue, Red,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - WD.87.03; yellow, green, blue, red,- papier collé on graph paper with printed signature and date 2002 42 x 59cm.

Estimate: £100 - £200
Realised: £75
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Lot 3: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - WD.49.03; Black Quarters,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - WD.49.03; black quarters,- dated '03 papier collé on graph paper with printed signature and date 2002 41 x 59cm.

Estimate: £100 - £200
Realised: £480
Auction Lot

Lot 4: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - WD..55.ii.03; Red, Yellow, Green, Blue,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - WD..55.ii.03; red, yellow, green, blue,- initialled JK and dated 2002/3 papier collé on graph paper with printed signature and date 2002 42 x 59cm * Biography Justin Knowles [1935-2004] was born in Exeter and after National Service worked in industry and advertising travelling extensively on the continent and in Africa. in the 1960s work focussed on free-standing sculptural shapes, two of which the Arts Council acquired. Mixed exhibitions included John Moores Liverpool in 1965 and Plymouth City Art Gallery in 1967. A major studio fire in 1973 caused the loss of most of his uninsured collection and led to what Knowles called his 'silent time', and after the 1973 show at Waddington Galleries it would be over twenty years before he exhibited again. A chance meeting with Patrick Heron and the art collector David Thomson sparked a return to serious art production in a range of materials He gained a series of awards and there were commissions from both Exeter and Winchester cathedrals, and shows at the City of Bath College, Michael Wood Fine Art in Plymouth, Austin Desmond Fine Art and the Lemon Street Gallery in Truro. The Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and University of Warwick are among the institutions that hold examples of his work.

Estimate: £100 - £200
Realised: £130
Auction Lot

Lot 5: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - 's.28.02', Yellow & Black,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - 's.28.02', Yellow & Black,- initialled, numbered and dated JK 21/25 '02 screenprint, sheet size 50 x 65cm, unframed, together with three similar. (4)See website for further images wwwbhandlco.uk.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Realised: £280
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Lot 6: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - S.149.01, Yellow, Green, Red

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - S.149.01, Yellow, Green, Red - initialled, numbered and dated JK 23/25 '02 screenprint, sheet size 50 x 66cm, unframed, together with three similar.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Realised: £380
Auction Lot

Lot 7: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - DR LS.44, Laos 12/97,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - DR LS.44, Laos 12/97,- initialled, inscribed and dated '97 oil pastel on paper, 19 x 27.5cm, together with a similar graphite drawing.

Estimate: £100 - £200
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Lot 8: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - S.109.01, Linear Form,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - S.109.01, linear form,- initialled, numbered and dated JK 1/7 '02 screenprint, sheet size 50 x 65cm, unframed, together with five similar.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Realised: £450
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Lot 9: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - S.157iv.01,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - S.157iv.01,- initialled, numbered and dated JK 3/25 '02 screenprint, sheet size 50 x 65cm, unfarmed, together with three similar, including a duplicate.

Estimate: £150 - £200
Realised: £400
Auction Lot

Lot 11: Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - Three Forms,

Justin Knowles [1935-2004] - Three Forms,- initialled and dated 1969 on the base, numbered 1/75 acrylic, 20cm high.

Estimate: £150 - £250
Realised: £120
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