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    L. S. Lowry, The Railway Platform, 1953, (£1-1.5 million). (Click on image to enlarge). UPDATE: THIS MADE £1,161,250.

    William Roberts, The Boxing Match, 1919-25, (£200,000-300,000). (Click on image to enlarge). UPDATE: THIS MADE £217,250 A WORLD RECORD FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION.

    WHAT may be the first British depiction of a film crew at work is among the remarkable works on offer at Sotheby’s evening sale of Modern and Post-War British Art  on November 15. Highlights include paintings by L.S. Lowry and Sir Stanley Spencer. William Robert’s The Boxing Match circa 1919-1925 (on the middle left) offers an image of a film crew at work.  The sale includes paintings by artists including Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood, to be sold on behalf of The Dartington Hall Trust.  The sale comprises 37 lots and is estimated to reach a combined total of £7.2 – £10.8 million.

    The Modern and Post-War British day sale November 16 features the most exceptional group of Wyndham Lewis watercolours and drawings ever to be offered for sale at auction. The works range in date from 1910 – 1949 and are estimated to fetch a combined total of more than £270,000.

    UPDATE:  THE sales realized a combined total of £8.5 million.

    Christopher Wood, Pony and trap, Ploaré, Brittany , 1930, (£150,000-250,000). (Click on image to enlarge).

    Stanley Spencer, Beatitude 2: Knowing, 1937 (£600,000-£800,000). (Click on image to enlarge).



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