FINLAY (IAN HAMILTON) An Archive
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FINLAY (IAN HAMILTON) An Archive
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,405) inc. premium
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FINLAY (IAN HAMILTON) An Archive
Lot Details
FINLAY (IAN HAMILTON)
An Archive
Comprising: 11 ceramic tiles, including the triptych Zephyr, Shepherd Lad and Amaryllis, c.1977; a quantity of letters, valentine, christmas and other cards SIGNED BY FINLAY, exhibition catalogues, together with postcards, booklets and other printed material including books: Honey by the Water, 1973; Huff Lane, LIMITED TO 300 COPIES, 2000; Arcadian Gliders; Three Gates, 1996; Little Sparta The Garden; A Proposal, 1997; The Sea-bed and Other Stories; The Dancers Inherit the Party, 1960; Lanes, 1969, published by The Wild Hawthorn Press and others, SOME SIGNED AND INSCRIBED, the collection contained within a trunk. (quantity)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: this collection of material was compiled by a lifelong friend of Finlay.

Saleroom notices

  • "Lesley Bratton/Lendrum, met Ian Hamilton Finlay in the 1950's whilst living in Edinburgh and remained a lifelong friend of his, spending lots of time and also written correspondence with him. She greatly admired his work hence she was given and purchased much of his material, which was proudly displayed in her home".
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