Mark Barrow Fine Art Latest Acquisitions

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Some of the latest acquisitions from Mark Barrow Fine Art, including works by Keith Vaughan, Ivon Hitchens, David Prentice, Anthony Whishaw, Ben Nicholson and Roy Turner Durrant

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2. Cover imageDAVID PRENTICE (b. 1936)Cats & Dogs (1986)DETAIL 3. MARK BARROW FINE ARTSpecialising in Modern British Art+44 (0)20 8286 1853+ 44 (0)7790 802146 4. 1BEN NICHOLSON (1894-1982)Still Life, Malcontenta (June 1962)Graphite on oil washed paper13" x 18" (345mm x 460mm)(Signed, dated and inscribed verso)Exhibited: I. Internationale der Zeichnung, Darmstadt ,1964(ill. pg. 184)Provenance: Private Collection, Italy (purchased from Marlborough Fine Art, London in 1964)Notes: the original catalogue accompanies this work"[Nicholsons] drawings have mistakenly been viewed assomehow subsidiary to the paintings and reliefs, when in fact their qualities of wit, poetry, spontaneity and sheer virtuosityplace them among [his] finest and most personalachievements."Peter KhorochePublished in Ben Nicholson: Drawings & Painted Reliefs (2002)4 5. 5 6. 2KEITH VAUGHAN (1894-1982)Untitled (Green, Brown & Black) (c.1963)Gouache on paper20" x 16" (508mm x 406mm)Studio stamp lower leftUntitled (Green, Brown & Black) typifies the use of colour,shape and composition that dominated Vaughanswork, both on paper and canvas, during the early 1960s. "Necessity for compositional structure to run right through tothe edges - disregarding identity of forms... not enough simplyto balance shapes within the area. This is a subjectively obvious fact of which I have only just become conscious in words... the continuing lines are never obvious and areconstantly interrupted by counter rhythms and thurst back and forth in space."Keith Vaughan Published in Keith Vaughan (2012)6 7. 7 8. 3DAVID PRENTICE (b.1936)Cats & Dogs (1986)Oil on canvas60" x 60" (1525mm x 1525mm)Exhibited: David Prentice: As Old As The Hills, NottinghamUniversity Art Gallery, Mar-Apr 1987(ill. on cat. back cover)Provenance: Private Collection, UK (purchased from the above exhibition)Notes: the original catalogue accompanies this work"[Cats & Dogs] describes the experience of driving through dramatic shifts of climate and terrain, the physical andatmospheric drama of the Pyrenees, Central Spain and Catalonia were the counterpoint to my newly found freedoms... and are a synthesis of [those] experiences."David PrenticePublished in As Old As The Hills (1987)8 9. 9 10. 4 ANTHONY WHISHAW (b.1930) Reclining Nude I (1956) Ink on paper 8" x 11" (205mm x 280mm) Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist 5 ANTHONY WHISHAW (b.1930) Reclining Nude II (1956) Ink on paper 8" x 11" (205mm x 280mm) Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist10 11. 11 12. 6 ROY TURNER DURRANT (1925-98) Untitled: Inscape (1970) Oil and mixed media on board 21" x 29" (550mm x 750mm) Signed, inscribed 18/142 and dated 70 (Signed, dated and inscribed 18/142 verso) Provenance: Direct from the artists estate"I do not paint places as such - rather I try to paint the spirit ofplace. Inscape is a place of reality. Though I am deeply inspired by physical and pictorial form, the truth I want to convey is much more profound than this. I am more concerned with contemplation and sensational reality rather than withrepresentation and the merely visual." Mark Barrow Fine Art represents the artists estateRoy Turner Durrant12 13. 13 14. 7 IVON HITCHENS (1893-1979) Pattern of Leaves (c.1967) Oil on canvas 28" x 23" (715mm x 590mm) (Studio stamped and authenticated verso) Provenance: Private Collection, Brazil"I often find in music a stimulus to creation, and it is the linear,tonal and colour hormony and rhythm of nature which interestsme - what I call the musical appreance of things"Ivon Hitchens14 15. 15 16. 16 17. DO YOU HAVE ANY WORKS FOR SALE? To take advantage of our free valuation service, simply email images (both front and back of the work), along with details of size, medium, dates andany history or provenance We pride ourselves on offering a completely independent, discrete, professional service and arealways interested in buying or consigning goodquality paintings, prints and sculpture. + 44 (0)20 8286 1853 +44 (0)7790 802146 Viewing by appointment 18. Publication Mark Barrow Fine ArtPhotography Mark BarrowImages the original artist or estateText the original authorAll rights reserved. No part of this publication may be transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, including photocopy,recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission in writing from the publisher 19. Established in 2001, Mark BarrowFine Art (formerly Modern BritishArtists) is a private dealershipspecialising in original paintings,sculpture and signed limitededition prints by C20th centuryBritish artists.Other services we offer include: Art consultancy for private, institutional and corporate collections Sourcing and acquisition of specific works Research and curatorial advice Bespoke framing service Conservation and restoration Advice on lighting and display Insurance and probate valuation+ 44 (0)20 8286 1853+44 (0)7790 by appointment 20. MARK BARROW FINE