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Edward Bawden print

Lot 144 (The Modern Sale, 23rd May 2019)

Sold for £9,200

Lot details

Edward Bawden - "Liverpool Street Station", signed, inscribed with title and dated 1961, colour lithograph, numbered 35/40, 53.5 x 145.5cms, framed.

Sold together with a letter from the artist to the vendor's father "Thank you for your letter & for enclosing a cheque in payment for a print. The edition is very nearly exhausted because of the publicity the print has received. All the available printed copies have been sold, but another batch is now being printed & when this laborious operation has been completed, (each copy is printed by foot!) I will send you a copy. I trust you will not mind waiting for about three weeks as the operation is not only laborious but rather slow. Yours sincerely, Edward Bawden, Brick House, Gt. Bardfield, Braintree, Esssex." in original stamped manuscript envelope.