Claude Flight (British, 1881-1955) Boys Bathing Linocut in colours, on tissue thin japan, signed and numbered 4/50 in pencil lower right, 280 x 195mm (11 x 7 5/8in)(I)
Lot 29AR
Claude Flight (British, 1881-1955) Boys Bathing The rare linocut printed in colours, c.1935, on tissue thin Japan nacree, stuck to a charcoal grey support sheet, signed and numbered 4/50 in pencil lower right, titled on the support sheet lower right, possibly by the artist, 280 x 195mm (11 x 7 5/8in)(B)
Sold for £49,250 (US$ 82,730) inc. premium
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Claude Flight (British, 1881-1955)
Boys Bathing (Coppel CF 58 - not illustrated)
The rare linocut printed in colours, c.1935, on tissue thin Japan nacree, stuck to a charcoal grey support sheet, signed and numbered 4/50 in pencil lower right, titled on the support sheet lower right, possibly by the artist, 280 x 195mm (11 x 7 5/8in)(B)

Footnotes

  • In the catalogue notes from Coppel's "Linocuts of the Machine Age", only one example of this work is cited, impression number 6, which was exhibited in London, 1973, by Michael Parkin Fine Art. This impression was subsequently sold at Sotheby's, London, on 30/3/2010 for £18,750, including buyer's premium.
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