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main auction lot 101

main auction lot 102

Lesley Banks Tuscan Bed

James Morrison

Oil on canvas 71.1 cm x 96.5 cm Cyril Gerber Fine Art

Oil and acrylic on card on board 61cm x 39cm The Scottish Gallery

Lesley Banks studied Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1980-1984 before travelling around Europe, first on an Elizabeth Greenshields Award and then, over the years, with other scholarships including a Leverhulm Trust Award. Helped by a Scottish Arts Council Grant, Lesley was Artist in Residence at Edinburgh Zoo.

Born in Glasgow in 1932, James Morrison studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1950-1954. He joined the staff at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee, in 1965 and in 1987 he left the college to paint full-time. Since then, his work has been exclusively available through The Scottish Gallery.

Lesley regularly exhibits at the RGI, PAI and RSA and has had solo exhibitions at Compass Gallery, Glasgow; Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames; Heartbreak Gallery, London and the Substation Gallery, Singapore.

In the spring of 2013 Morrison’s work will be recognised by a retrospective exhibition at The Fleming Collection in London and through the publication of a new monograph, Land and Landscape: the painting of James Morrison.

Angus Farmland 6 xi 2008

She has work in several public collections including Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Aberdeen Art Gallery and the Lillie Art Gallery as well as private collections in Singapore, America, Belgium and Italy. 18

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main auction lot 103

main auction lot 104

F letcher Sibthorp The Key

Emily Young

Golden Onyx Female Form, 2012

Oil and palladium leaf on canvas panel 85cm x 78.5cm (framed) Heartbreak

Onyx 36 x 9 x 2 cm Bourne Fine Art

Born in Hertfordshire, England, in 1967, Fletcher Sibthorp is a contemporary representational artist living and working in London. His artworks are particularly distinctive due to their use of a mixture of metal leaf, oil paint and glazes, applied in a classical, grisaille technique.

Emily Young is an internationally renowned stone carver and regarded by many to be one of the finest of her generation. She creates large and complex pieces, carved by hand, in a startling array of stone from a disused quarry near to her studio - a semi-ruined 17th century monastery in the Maremma, Italy.

“Through my use of elemental and coveted materials, like gold and palladium, I am not only striving to give my work an historic connection to religious, iconographic paintings, but also to endow them with their own life and brilliance; to make them shimmer in whatever light illuminates them. Using a classical style, my objective is to create jewel-like pieces – artworks of intrinsic worth. Their beauty is their meaning and one which, I hope, will touch the soul and open a window of inspiration to all those that view them.”

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Amongst a wealth of ambitious installations around the UK and Europe, she will be known to many for her impressive installation of Angel Heads in Paternoster Square, London.

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main auction lot 105

main auction lot 106

Alan Kingsbury

Immerse Yourself in Dance Rhythms

Paul Slater

Waiting for a Chinook

Oil on board 61 cm x 122cm Panter and Hall

Oil on canvas 61cm x 122cm Medici Gallery

Alan Kingsbury was born in London in 1960 and began painting in oils at an early age. Through numerous exhibitions over the last 25 years he has become known for his idiosyncratic figure compositions motivated by surreal elements or unexpected juxtapositions. The paintings search for a kind of poetry of inner emotions within a framework that is ambiguously distant, elegiac and witty.

Paul Slater was born in Burnley, Lancashire, in 1953. He studied at the Royal College of Art, London, and won the prestigious Berger Travel Scholarship in his final year there. Since then, he has won The National Library Award and a Glenffidich Award and he was the Association of Illustrators Illustrator of the Year in 1996.

An Academician of the Royal West of England Academy, Kingsbury has lived and worked in Cornwall since 1991.

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Paul exhibits in both the UK and internationally at galleries including the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; the Medici Gallery, London; Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax and The Cutter Gallery, St Augustine, Florida, USA. His work has also been shown by the Royal Portrait Society and is bought by many discerning collectors including the Hermes Collection, Paris; the Conrans and many others. 23


main auction lot 107

main auction lot 108

Hector Guest

Hanneke Beaumont

Hector was born in Perth, Scotland in 1988. He studied painting and sculpting at the Charles H Cecil Studios in Florence for several years where his tuition focused on the naturalistic tradition of oil painting and sculpting using the ‘sight size’ technique. The image shown is a sculpture of Muir in the making – a striking likeness as all who have met him will agree.

Cast Iron 50 x 34 x 34cm (185 x 34 x 35cm including base) Bowman Sculpture

private commission

Hector will create a bust of you or a loved one cast in plaster or bronze. He works from life in his studio in central Edinburgh and will require between three and five two-hour sittings to create your sculpture. This prize is to be commissioned by 31 March 2014. Terms and conditions apply.

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Dutch sculptor Hanneke Beaumont trained in the United States and now lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. Her studio is in Pietrasanta, Italy, where she realises her emotive sculptures in terracotta, bronze and cast iron demonstrating her impressive fluency with materials. Beaumont is celebrated for her figurative work which features in both public and private collections across the world. Each figure is carefully rendered, with complex visceral surfaces, often suggesting a still thoughtfulness. Beaumont’s figures represent a universal type neither tellingly male or female, they explore the human condition. Beaumont’s latest public exhibition is currently open at The Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, USA, ranked in the top 100 most-visited art museums in the world. http://video.bowmansculpture.com/HannekeB2.html

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main auction lot 109

Jock McFadyen

main auction lot 110

RA

Buffalo Grill

Oil on canvas 50.8 cm x 76.2 cm Bourne Fine Art McFadyen was part of a diaspora of artists from the 1960s onwards which took to the East End of London. He moved from Scotland in the late 1970s and the streets of London Fields, and Docklands and its people, were his subject. Full blown urban landscapes, sometimes on a monumental scale, and witty - often challenging - portrayals of the people that inhabit this peripheral world, are what McFadyen is best known for.

Gordon Mitchell

RSA RSW RGI West Highland Geisha

Oil on canvas 81.3 cm x 101.6 cm Gordon Mitchell was born in 1952 and studied at Edinburgh College of Art. He embarked on a career in teaching before becoming a full-time painter in 1989. A prolific painter, Mitchell is often labelled a surrealist - he thinks not but certainly wants his work to be thought-provoking. Inspiration can be a group of words or a topical news story, but more usually it’s a visual pun that provides the catalyst for his creativity. Routine and his own family - rather than the one he came from - have always meant much to Mitchell. He works hard and does not sleep much. He likes an intensive, regular, daily eight hours in his studio. Mitchell is an elected Member of the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour (1997), the Royal Glasgow Institute (1998) and the Royal Scottish Academy (2005).

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main auction lot 111

main auction lot 112

Henri Matisse

A truffle indulgent…

Le Jet D’eau

Martin Wishart White Truffle Dinner

Lithograph 46cm x 55cm Broad Gallery

Scottish Michelin-starred chef, Martin Wishart, whose eponymous restaurant in the Port of Leith is one of the UK’s most acclaimed dining venues, will visit your home with his team and create a White Truffle Dinner for up to ten guests.

This is an exquisite black and white lithograph from an edition of 320 dating from 1947. It is a light and soft illustration, showing the simple, delicate features of a woman’s face. Matisse’s fluid, seemingly effortless work of this period is well known and much appreciated for its delicacy and confidence.

Your evening of fine dining will include a superb tasting menu, accompanied by a selection of equally fine wines generously provided by Zubair Mohamed of Raeburn Fine Wines, and will take place when White Alba Truffles are in season (between October and December) on a mutually convenient evening. This superb prize is offered at almost every Muir Maxwell Trust event and has reached an iconic status in our auction listing! Generously donated by Martin Wishart and Zubair Mohamed. Prize must be booked between October and December 2013. Terms and conditions apply.

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main auction lot 113

The most heavenly highland fling!

A long weekend for eleven couples at Roshven House Tried, tested and utterly adored by Muir Maxwell Trust’s founders, this ‘to die for’ prize takes you on the fabled Road to the Isles for an unforgettable 7 star experience! Roshven is the most incredibly beautiful Victorian mansion with breathtaking views over secluded beaches and the isles of Rum and Eigg. For three nights you and your guests will enjoy the finest highland hospitality and create a cache of memories that will stay with you forever. Arriving on Thursday evening you’ll be treated to a sumptuous extravaganza of Scottish seafood as you watch the West Highland sun go down. While on Friday morning (after a full Scottish breakfast of course!) you’ll be delighted by a day packed full of activities – a walk on the White Sands of Morar, nine holes on the local Arisaig course, even the opportunity to charter your own fishing boat – as well as a delightful lunch on the rhododendron terrace at nearby Arisaig House as a guest of the equally delightful Sarah Winnington-Ingram and her family. In the evening you’ll enjoy a beach barbeque, accompanied by the thrilling sound of pipes being played on the headland, before learning how to Strip the Willow with your own ceilidh band in the Boat House. Saturday will take you to the remote beach at Singing Sands – accessed by foot for the energetic or by the Roshven Rib for the less so! And your final evening, as befits such a weekend of splendid celebration and conviviality, concludes with a formal black tie dinner - and a superb menu of the finest local and traditional fayre including smoked salmon, venison and crannachan. The prize is available during 2014 and must be booked early. It is recommended that this prize is taken in the summer months (although not during school holidays). Your cook, staff and all meals are included, but not alcohol – do please bring your own! Generously donated by Michie and Angus MacDonald OBE Terms and conditions apply.

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Silent Auction Lot 201

A private dinner for two people and fifty guests at Martin Wishart’s The Honours

If ever there was a genuine ‘money can’t buy’ prize, then this must be it. Two people and fifty guests (yes, we really do mean fifty!) will enjoy sole use of award - winning chef Martin Wishart’s outstanding restaurant, The Honours, for the night. We are quite overwhelmed by Martin’s generosity in offering a spectacular champagne reception, including canapés, followed by a wonderful five course set menu. We are also indebted to the one of the UK’s award winning wine merchants, Zubair Mohamed of Raeburn Fine Wines, who will select and provide your wine for the evening. For the finishing touch to this perfect night, you and your guests will love being entertained by jazz singer Todd Gordon, one of Britain’s most popular singers and entertainers. We recommend choosing a Thursday evening during the summer months to make the most of an evening which, we guarantee, will be absolutely unforgettable. Generously donated by Michelin Star chef Martin Wishart, Zubair Mohamed and Todd Gordon. Terms and conditions apply. www.thehonours.co.uk


Silent Auction Lot 202

Silent Auction Lot 204

The red carpet treatment for four people

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Become a silversmith for a day

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(c) 2013 Waldorf Astoria

Rub shoulders with the stars when you attend a premiere at the famous Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, London, before jetsetting off to enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at a London Firmdale Hotel of your choice. Soho, Charlotte Street or Covent Garden, Firmdale’s chic boutique hotels are all frequented by the rich and famous. Generously donated by Guy Hands, Odeon Cinemas Ltd and Firmdale Hotels. Terms and conditions apply. The premiere will take place in April/May 2014 and a firm date will be advised 2-3 weeks in advance.

Silent Auction Lot 203

A weekend for three couples at Gleneagles in a private apartment 14 DUNBAR COURT GLENEAGLES VILLAGE AUCHTERARDER, PERTHSHIRE PH3 1SE

A LUXURY FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT IN AN EXCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE GROUNDS OF GLENEAGLES HOTEL Large Open Plan Lounge & Dining Room, Superbly Well Equipped Kitchen Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom, 2 further Bedrooms and Large Bathroom. Private Single Garage and Parking Beautiful Communal Landscaped Gardens and Extensive Grounds Perth 18 miles

Edinburgh 43 miles

You’ll enjoy an informative and fascinating tour of their award-winning silver workshops, meet the craftsmen and gain an understanding of the intricate craft of silversmithing. You will spend the day creating a stunning piece of table silver, under the expert guidance of their workshop manager and master silversmith, Jon Hunt, which you can take home and enjoy for a lifetime. Not only will this piece become a future family heirloom, but it will also be a highly individual, handcrafted, piece of art.

Glasgow 45 miles

Furnished to a very high standard, the apartment offers excellent facilities including TV, DVD player, microwave and dishwasher. By prior arrangement with the owner of the apartment, residents can also make use of the Gleneagles Hotel Leisure and Golf facilities, including a swimming pool, health spa, tennis courts and gymnasium. Full details of the many activities can be seen at www.gleneagles.com

courses and the 9 hole Wee Course, there is a Golf Academy and practice ground. Fishing, falconry and horse riding can also be enjoyed. There is access to everyday shopping requirements within the hotel, together with a newsagent, hairdresser, nail bar, spa, and restaurants. The Country Club is also close by.

Enjoy a fabulous weekend break in a private apartment, set in the grounds of The Gleneagles Hotel, only a two minute walk to all facilities, Sovereign membership of this property will allow you to golf, shoot and use the country club too. The apartment is situated in the grounds of Gleneagles Hotel, about a 2 minute walk to the hotel and all the facilities and golf courses. Gleneagles is the Home to the Ryder Cup in 2014. The house is a short distance from the picturesque village of Auchterarder. The historic city of Stirling is a 30 minute drive to the south west, while Scotland's newest city, Perth, is only a 20 minute drive to the north east. Gleneagles railway station is also situated nearby, linking in to the national rail network.

DIRECTIONS On leaving Perth take the A9 signposted for Stirling and Glasgow, and continue for 13 miles, taking the A833 signposted for Gleneagles. At the top of the slip road turn right towards Crieff. Turn in to the entrance of Gleneagles Hotel and continue on the main drive. At the large roundabout go straight across, then take the first left, and then right. No 14 Dunbar Court is on the first floor of the fourth block on the left.

DESCRIPTION 14 Dunbar Court is a modern first floor luxury apartment in the grounds of Gleneagles Hotel. It was constructed in 1983 and is set within mature gardens and grounds which are fully maintained. The accommodation extends to about 115 sq metres and has been well maintained and upgraded by the present owners, including a high quality kitchen with integrated appliances.

Included in this wonderful prize is a signature treatment for the three ladies in your group in the Spa. The Source Experience begins with a calming foot ritual, followed by a full body exfoliation. Tired muscles are then warmed using a unique muslinwrapped herbal infusion, with ingredients sourced from the local countryside. The experience finishes with a full body massage and a tension relieving scalp massage.

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Hamilton & Inches is delighted to invite you and a friend to their Edinburgh store in George Street to experience a very special day in the company of their silver experts.

SITUATION Dunbar Court is a small, exclusive development in the private grounds adjacent to the world famous Gleneagles Hotel and Golf Resort. Gleneagles is poised on the edge of the Highlands, just outside Auchterarder. Within easy reach are the cultural, retail and social facilities of both Glasgow (45 miles) and Edinburgh (43 miles). Gleneagles Railway Station is 1 mile away and there is a bus service close by. Nearby Gleneagles Hotel, the great “Palace in the Glen”, is a resort geared for enjoyment and offering a wide range of sports and leisure facilities, many of which are available to non-residents of the hotel. In addition to the three 18 hole championship golf

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ACCOMMODATION A private entry phone system gives access to the main door and a welcoming Reception Hall with a cupboard for hanging coats. The open plan sitting room with dining area has 2 large south facing windows which overlook the communal gardens to the rear. A

Generously donated by Alison and Alistair Snowie and Gleneagles Spa. Terms and conditions apply. This prize is valid from Jan to Nov 2014. Transfers from Edinburgh Airport are included.

To turn your perfect day into a perfect weekend the lucky winner will also enjoy dinner at Martin Wishart’s celebrated The Honours restaurant and a two night stay for two people at the Caledonian, Edinburgh – a Waldorf Astoria Hotel. And if that wasn’t enough, this fabulous prize also includes an Ultimate Chamomile Indulgence spa package for two people at the award winning Chamomile Sanctuary. This beautiful compilation of treatments begins with the Ultimate Aromatherapy Experience – releasing tensions in every part of your body, leaving you feeling deeply relaxed and recharged. You’ll then be indulged with an Aromatherapy Associates’ essential Rose Facial where luxurious rose oils are applied to your skin leaving you with a smooth, radiant complexion… and a relaxed state of mind! Terms and conditions apply. Approximate value of the piece of table silver is £4,500. Hamilton & Inches is recognised as one of the UK’s leading luxury retailers of jewellery, watches, silver and luxury goods with stores on George Street in Edinburgh and on Beauchamp Place in Knightsbridge, London. Since 1866, Hamilton & Inches has retained the unique silver workshops which hold a Royal Warrant, as Silversmiths to HM The Queen. Spread over three floors above the Edwardian grandeur of their Edinburgh store, these workshops are almost the last of their kind and are home to a team of the UK’s finest craftsmen.


Silent Auction Lot 205

Silent Auction Lot 207

Evening, North Berwick

Peter Howson Mocking Christ

Oil on canvas, 100cm x 130cm, Bourne Fine Art

Mixed media, 48cm x 55cm, The Scottish Gallery

The rough hill farm countryside immediately around his cottage in the Scottish Borders provides Charles Simpson with a constant supply of material, particularly through snowy winters. As well as wintry Borders landscapes, Charles travels to the north-west coast and islands of Scotland every summer - particularly Durness, Achiltibuie and Wester Ross. The stunning beaches, changing seas, distant islands and mountains, and large dramatic skies provide for him the subjects that fill his canvases.

Born in London in 1958, Peter Howson moved to Scotland as a child and enrolled in Glasgow School of Art in 1975. During his final year his prodigious talent was recognized and nurtured by his tutor, Sandy Moffat, whom Peter credits with giving him the confidence to begin his career as an artist.

Charles Simpson

Silent Auction Lot 206

Chris Bushe

Pink Sands – Black Rocks, Balnahard Bay

In 1983 Peter debuted his first public commission – a series of wall murals dedicated to the commumity in Feltham, London. Since then, his reputation as one of his generation’s most formidable artists, has grown and grown and he exhibits both internationally and in the UK with his work collected globally by famous and faithful patrons.

Silent Auction Lot 208

Jennifer McRae Japanese Muse

Oil on board, 114.3cm x 81.3cm, Open Eye Gallery Born in Aberfeldy, Perthshire, in 1958, Chris studied at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen. He has had many solo exhibitions in Scotland and England and his recent awards include the Morton Fraser Milligan Award, Russell Flint Trust, RSW Council Award, Glasgow Arts Club Fellowship and the Scottish Arts Club Award. His work can be found in the collections of Murray International Metals, Premier Property Group, Aberdeen Hospitals Trust, Dundas and Wilson, Grampian Regional Council, Royal Bank of Scotland, Stirling University and Scottish Life.

Oil on linen, 55cm x 46cm Jennifer McRae has exhibited in London, Edinburgh and the USA with her work being shown in the National Portrait Gallery, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Garrick Club, Royal Society, Reading Museum and Lord’s MCC. She has a solo show at Bourne Fine Art in Edinburgh scheduled for September this year. Jennifer’s portrait subjects include Chris Hoy, Michael Frayn, Michael Vaughan and Dame Judi Dench.


Silent Auction Lot 209

Silent Auction Lot 211

Sorting the Catch, Lipari

Waterline

Leon Morrocco

Oil on canvas, 94cm x 89cm, Private collection Leon Morrocco was born in Edinburgh and studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, The Slade and Edinburgh College of Art before winning an Italian government scholarship in 1968 to study at the Accademia di Brera in Milan. His works reveal both his outstanding draughtsmanship and his passion for colour, and in 1998, a monogragh on his life and work, Leon Morrocco: Journeys and Observations, was published. His work can be seen in The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, The Scottish Arts Council, Leeds Art Gallery, The Nuffield Foundation and Queensland Art Gallery.

Neil Douglas

Acrylic on canvas, 80cm x 40cm, Albermarle Gallery Douglas was born in Bristol in 1978 and graduated from Wolverhampton University in 2000 with a BA (Honours) in Painting. Since leaving university he has exhibited in both the UK and USA. Throughout his childhood Neil experienced the landscapes of America through photography, television and film and was fascinated by the iconic and absorbing images of Hollywood films and brand advertising.

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Iain Faulkner

Alan Kingsbury Aria

Two Musicians

Oil on canvas, 144cm x 144cm, Private collection Born in Glasgow in 1973, Faulkner graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1996 and chose follow the demanding path of figurative painting. He has enjoyed highly successful solo shows in the UK, USA, Spain and Italy and was commissioned to paint the European 2010 Ryder Cup Team member portraits. Faulkner’s paintings capture calm and contemplative moments, intimate exchanges, solitude and sometimes melancholy.

Oil on board, 16.5cm x 7cm, Panter and Hall Alan Kingsbury was born in London in 1960 and began painting in oils at an early age. Through numerous exhibitions over the last 25 years he has become known for his idiosyncratic figure compositions motivated by surreal elements or unexpected juxtapositions. The paintings search for a kind of poetry of inner emotions within a framework that is ambiguously distant, elegiac and witty. An Academician of the Royal West of England Academy, Kingsbury has lived and worked in Cornwall since 1991.


Silent Auction Lot 213

Silent Auction Lot 215

Alexander’s Dark Band

Bluebird Collection

Lesley Banks

Oil on canvas 96.5cm x 106.7cm, Cyril Gerber Fine Art Lesley Banks studied Drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1980-1984. Lesley regularly exhibits at the RGI, PAI and RSA and has had solo exhibitions at Compass Gallery, Glasgow; Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames; Heartbreak Gallery, London and the Substation Gallery, Singapore. She has work in several public collections including Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Aberdeen Art Gallery and the Lillie Art Gallery as well as private collections in Singapore, America, Belgium and Italy.

Silent Auction Lot 214

Gay Grossart

Linear Nude, Blue and Yellow

Oil, 88cm x 54cm, Dundas Street Gallery A highly acclaimed contemporary Scottish painter, Gay Grossart works primarily in oils, watercolours and pastels and her canvases reveal her love of people and life through joyful articulations of colour and light. A graduate of both the Edinburgh College of Art and Leith School of Art, Gay has exhibited widely in both group and solo shows throughout the UK since 1986 and her work is held in numerous corporate and private collections throughout the world.

Jack Vettriano

In 1997, Sir Terence Conran commissioned Jack Vettriano to create a series of works to be displayed in his venture, The Bluebird Club, which was located in the Kings Road, London, and themed on Malcolm Campbell’s Bluebird cars. Vettriano created seven paintings on the theme to great success. The paintings were sold at auction in 2008 with the sales exceeding £250,000. The paintings hold a special place in Vettriano’s affection, as they were his first real commission and highlighted his passion for fabulous cars and women. To commemorate the Bluebird series, Heartbreak Publishing has created a very special Limited Edition Box Set featuring beautiful giclee prints of all seven paintings as well as the brochure on the behind the scenes of each painting, a signed book and set of notecards. With a handmade portfolio box and a small edition run of 75, the Bluebird Collection is a beautiful collectors piece. Specifications: The box set is limited to an edition of only 75 and will contain the following items: • seven limited edition prints in an edition of 75, signed and numbered by Jack Vettriano; • a signed copy of the book A Man’s World; • a fully illustrated brochure telling the story behind the Bluebird paintings with Foreword by Donald Wales; • a six pack set of Bluebird Collection cards. Printed on 350 gsm Museum Etching paper, the editions measure 40cm x 50cm overall; the titles and images sizes are as follows: Bluebird At Bonnville 20.5cm x 33.6cm, Birth Of A Dream 24cm x 24cm, Pendine Beach 17.7cm x 35.1cm, The British Are Coming 24cm x 24cm, Daytona Diner 20.7cm x 33.4cm, Bluebird 24cm x 24cm, 301.129 24cm x 24cm. The box itself measures 42.5cm x 52.5cm x 5cm and is covered in navy blue Brillianta cloth with an Art Deco style silver foiled logo and text on the front and along the spine.


Original works on paper by 20th Century Masters

Lot 216

JOAN MIRO Composition Ladder 44cm x 56cm This is an original colour lithograph from 1956. It is a charming piece, filled with the whimsical characters of Miro’s imagination.

Lot 217

DALI Cerberus 41cm x 47cm This is an original woodblock engraving from 1960. It is part of the series The Divine Comedy which was Dali’s interpretation of Dante’s work.This series took Dali ten years to complete and is widely considered to be one of the highlights of his career.

Lot 218

PABLO PICASSO Paloma 54cm x 62cm This work is an exceptional original black and white lithograph from 1950. The piece depicts Picasso’s daughter from his relationship with Francois Gilot. To create this piece Picasso dipped his finger in ink and created the lithograph entirely by hand.

Original works on paper by 20th Century Masters

Lot 219

HENRI MATISSE King’s Sadness 76cm x 61cm Original lithograph, 1952. This piece is one of Matisse’s most intensely coloured and highly desired pieces, and is an example of the ‘cutout’ style he developed towards the end of his career.

Lot 220

MARC CHAGALL: Opera 64cm x 52cm This is a wonderful original colour lithograph from 1954. This piece is at the same time an homage to Paris and an affirmation of Chagall’s style and love of colours. On the lower part, there is one of the most iconic Parisian monuments, The Opera Garnier, whose ceiling he was commissioned to paint in 1963 by France’s Minister of Culture Andre Malraux.

Lot 221

PABLO PICASSO Admiration 56cm x 41cm Seated nude - a lovely black and white etching from the original plates, which were created in 1904. It is in the quintessential style of Renoir, who was one of the most important impressionist painters of the 19th and early 20th centuries


Original works on paper by 20th Century Masters Lot 222

MARC CHAGALL Eiffel Tower in Green 37cm x 35cm This piece is a spectacular original colour lithograph from 1957. He came to Paris in search of light, freedom and refinement of his skills and craft; and on the subject, Chagall says: Paris lit up my shadowy world like the sun.�

Lot 223

PABLO PICASSO Immortalite 50cm x 58cm This is an original lithograph from 1943, from an edition of 300, signed on the plate. This series was created by the artist to accompany poems by Sappho. Perhaps the most renowned artist of all time, the name Picasso is synonymous with artistic genius. His prints show the consummate standard of technique and draughtsmanship and experimentation in a wide range of techniques: etching, lithography and linocuts. His printmaking did not simply reproduce images from paintings - they were the product of a creative process in itself.

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