Sir Terry Frost R.A. (British, 1915-2003) Portrait of Harry Keeble
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Sir Terry Frost R.A. (British, 1915-2003) Portrait of Harry Keeble
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium
Lot Details
Sir Terry Frost R.A. (British, 1915-2003)
Portrait of Harry Keeble
signed 'T.Frost' (lower left)
oil on canvas
59 x 40cm (23 1/4 x 15 3/4in).
together with a watercolour titled 'Sentry Box, Stalag 383' by the same hand (signed in pencil lower right, under the mount), 21 x 30cm. (2)

Footnotes

  • The sitter of the present work, Harry Keeble became acquainted with Terry Frost in the concentration camp, Stalag 383, where the two were interned during the second world war. The watercolour in this lot depicts the concentration camp and was exhibited with the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1976 as no. 51. The two men kept in touch, with Frost sending numerous Christmas cards to Harry Keeble over the years some of which are offered in this sale.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the sitter of this lot, Harry Keeble, met Sir Terry Frost at a Prisoner of War camp, and not as stated in the catalogue.
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  1. Frances Robinson
    Specialist - Furniture
    Bonhams
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    Banbury Road
    Oxford, OX5 1JH
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 1865 853 662
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