5 June 2013
Portrait of David Ball in the Garden, signed and dated 1955 twice, also inscribed "Atelhampton [sic] Hall".
Pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper, 78 by 56 cm.
Provenance: Private collection, UK.
David Ball (B. 1926) was the photographic assistant to and lover of the Welsh surrealist photographer Angus McBean (1904–1990). The frame for the present lot was made by McBean in 1955 (inscription on the frame).
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