Syd Barrett (British, b.1946 - d.2006): Portrait of a Girl, 1964,
Lot 59AR
Syd Barrett (British, b.1946 - d.2006): Portrait of a Girl,
1964,
Sold for £ 8,125 (US$ 10,512) inc. premium

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Syd Barrett (British, b.1946 - d.2006): Portrait of a Girl, 1964,
Syd Barrett (British, b.1946 - d.2006): Portrait of a Girl,
1964,
the oil on board painting depicting a young girl in a head and shoulders pose, signed Roger Barett (Syd Barrett's real name), and dated 12.2.64 in Barrett's hand to the bottom right corner, and also inscribed R.K. Barett, 183 Hills Road, Cambridge in Barrett's hand on the reverse, approx 24in x 24in (61cm x 61cm)

Footnotes

  • Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett was an English singer, songwriter, and musician. As a founder member of the band 'Pink Floyd', Barrett was the lead singer, guitarist and principal songwriter in its early years and is credited with naming the band. 183 Hills Road was Syd's parents house, and this is thought to have been painted for a girlfriend at the time, just before Valentine's Day.

    Provenance:
    Ex-lot 230, Sotheby's, London, September 1994.
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