Susan Derges - Land, Sea, Sky: Online Auction London Wednesday, June 17, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Description

    Please note this lot is the property of a private individual

  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

  • Literature

    Susan Derges, Kingswood: a Stour Valley Arts project, Canterbury, 1999 (i-ix illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    'Susan to me is part of the long tradition of British photography experimentation, that begun with Fox Talbot. Made at Kingswood in Kent these images are made without the use of a lens.' - Michael Hue-Williams



Lot offered with No Reserve

Twelve works: (i) Bluebell No. 14 (pod with cobweb); (ii) Fruitbody No. 37 (red mushroom); (iii) Fruitbody No. 31 (purple mushroom); (iv) Fruitbody No. 28 (umbrella mushroom); (v) Fruitbody No. 17 (brown mushroom); (vi) Oak No. 1 (brown oak leaf); (vii) Bluebell (flower) No. 1 (violet flower); (viii) Bluebell (bulb) No. 1; (ix) Sycamore No. 1 (sycamore in flower); (x) Repository No. 2 (white spiders cocoon); (xii) Kingswood; (xiii) Canopy No.6 (bluebell wood and canopy)

each signed, numbered and dated 'A/P Susan Derges 2,000' lower edge
each dye destruction photogram
(i-viii and ix-x) 59.5 x 49 cm (23 3/8 x 19 1/4 in.)
(xii-xiii) 48 x 59 cm (18 7/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

Each executed in 2000, these works are artist's proofs from an edition of 100.

£2,000 - 3,000 •♠

Sold for £2,000

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Charlotte Gibbs

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+44 20 7901 7993

Land, Sea, Sky: Online Auction

Online Auction 17 - 24 June 2020