EILEEN AGAR, R.A. (1899–1991)
The Guardians of the Shrine
signed and dated AGAR/1987 (lower right)
pencil, watercolour and collage
18 x 24 cm (7 x 9 1/2 in)
Acquired from the artist
Chichester, Pallant House Gallery, Eileen Agar: An Eye for Collage, 2008
This work has been promised for the forthcoming retrospective exhibition Eileen Agar: The Angel of Anarchy at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, spring 2021.
Sold for £2,500
Includes Buyer's Premium
This work has been promised for the forthcoming retrospective exhibition Eileen Agar: The Angel of Anarchy at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, spring 2021. We hope the new owner will agree with this proceeding. Chiswick Auctions is happy to assist with the liaison with the gallery curators and their shippers.
Pencil, watercolour and collage, mounted, framed. Frame: 43 x 50 cm (17 x 19 1/2 in). The sheet is housed in an acid free mount and has not been examined out of the frame. The collage elements are stable, on close inspection there is minor lifting, upper right quadrant. The sheet appears to be in very good condition, the image reads well and there are no concerns, ready to hang.