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Claughton Pellew (British, 1890-1966) The Return

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3293B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2019 6:00PM

Description:

Claughton Pellew (British, 1890-1966)

The Return, 1925, edition of 25 (Ashmolean Museum, 17). Signed and dated "Claughton Pellew. 1925." in pencil l.r., titled in pencil l.c., numbered "Imp. 23/25." in pencil l.l., monogrammed within the block. Woodcut on paper, image size 10 1/2 x 10 in. (26.5 x 25.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Foxing, not examined out of frame.

N.B. According to the Ashmolean Museum the view is probably the Cornish fishing village of Mousehole.
Estimate $200-300

Out of the frame the sheet is a laid Jaoan paper and measures 15 1/2 x 11 1/4 in., with deckled right and lower edges. The images is gently light-toned (and foxed as mentioned previously). There are small white cloth tape "hinges" to the upper corners, recto. On the inside of the back board are two additional labels (see images).

The frame measures 18 3/4 x 17 x 1 1/4 in.


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