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Auction Preview: Modern British and Irish Art at Bonhams, London Mar 27

Brian Shields (Braaq) (British, 1951-1997) – Town Scene with Children's Playground. Signed and inscribed 'braaq "ANN"' (lower left); further signed 'braaq' (on canvas verso), oil on canvas, 77 x 102.5 cm (30 5/16 x 40 3/8 in). Estimate: £ 20,000 - 30,000 (US$ 27,706 – US$ 41,559)
(Courtesy: Bonhams)

What: Modern British and Irish Art

Where: Bonhams, Montpelier St, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1HH, UK

When: 27 March, 02.00 PM BST

Top lots of the sale:

- Brian Shields (Braaq) (British, 1951-1997) – Town Scene with Children's Playground. Signed and inscribed 'braaq "ANN"' (lower left); further signed 'braaq' (on canvas verso), oil on canvas, 77 x 102.5 cm (30 5/16 x 40 3/8 in). Estimate: £ 20,000 - 30,000 (US$ 27,706 – US$ 41,559)

- Mary Newcomb (British, 1922-2008) – Quimper. Signed and dated 'Mary Newcomb 1965' (lower right), oil on board, 91 x 81 cm (35 13/16 x 31 7/8 in). Estimate: £ 20,000 - 30,000 (US$ 27,706 – US$ 41,559)

- Mark Gertler (British, 1891-1939) – Portrait of May Berlinsky. Signed, inscribed and dated 'To my young friend/May Berlinsky/Mark Gertler. 1910.' (upper left), oil on canvas, 24 x 20 in. (61 x 50.8 cm.) Estimate: £ 15,000 - 20,000 (US$ 20,779 - US$ 27,706)

- Sir Jacob Epstein (British, 1880-1959) – Yehudi Menuhin. Bronze with a brown patina on a marble base, 35.5 cm. (14 in.) (High, excluding base). Conceived in 1943. Estimate: £ 7,000 - 10,000 (US$ 9,697 – US$ 13,853)

- Brian Shields (Braaq) (British, 1951-1997) – Industrial Panorama. Signed 'Braaq' and inscribed '"Ann"' (lower right), oil on board, 29.5 x 44.5 cm (11 5/8 x 17 1/2 in). Estimate: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (US$ 8,312 – US$ 11,082)

- Brian Shields (Braaq) (British, 1951-1997) – Children Playing in the Snow. Signed 'Braaq "Ann"' (lower left), oil on board, 46 x 60.5 cm (18 1/8 x 23 13/16 in). Estimate: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (US$ 8,312 – US$ 11,082)

- Sir Kyffin Williams R.A. (British, 1918-2006) – Horse, Rhosson Uchaf (St David's Head). Signed with initials 'KW' (lower left), oil on canvas, 51 x 46.5 cm (20 1/16 x 18 5/16 in). Estimate: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (US$ 8,312 – US$ 11,082)

- Mary Newcomb (British, 1922-2008) – 'The Lord and Lady at their Gates'. Dated and signed '75 Mary Newcomb' (lower right); further signed, titled and dated 'March 1975' (on board verso), oil on board, 78 x 76 cm (30 11/16 x 29 15/16 in). Estimate: £ 15,000 - 20,000 (US$ 20,779 - US$ 27,706)

- Mary Fedden R.A. (British, 1915-2012) – The Net Curtain. Signed and dated 'Fedden 1973' (lower left); also signed 'Mary Fedden' and inscribed with Artist's address on Artist's label (attached to the reverse of the frame), oil on canvas, 41 x 51 cm (16 1/8 x 20 1/16 in). Estimate: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (US$ 8,312 – US$ 11,082)

- Victor Pasmore R.A. (British, 1908-1998) – Still Life with Anemones. Signed with initials 'VP' (lower left), oil on canvas board, 29 x 20.7 cm. (11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.) Executed circa 1940. Estimate: £ 7,000 - 10,000 (US$ 9,697 – US$ 13,853)

- Ruskin Spear R.A. (British, 1911-1990) – Bourbon Street Blues. Signed 'Ruskin Spear' (lower right), oil on board, 63.5 x 76 cm (25 x 29 15/16 in). Estimate: £ 6,000 - 8,000 (US$ 8,312 – US$ 11,082)

- Beryl Cook (British, 1926-2008) – 'Bowling Ladies'. Signed 'B.Cook' (lower right); bears date '1981' (on handwritten label verso) and titled (on board verso), oil on board, 77 x 61 cm (30 5/16 x 24 in). Estimate: £ 10,000 - 15,000 (US$ 13,853 - US$ 20,779)

- Ken Howard R.A. (British, born 1932) – Model in the Artist's Studio. Signed 'Ken Howard.' (Lower right), oil on canvas, 122 x 101 cm (48 1/16 x 39 3/4 in). Estimate: £ 10,000 - 15,000 (US$ 13,853 - US$ 20,779)

- Richard Smith (British, 1931-2016) – A Whole Year a Half a Day IV. Scrylic on shaped canvas, with aluminium edges, 152.4 x 152.4 x 30.4 cm. (60 x 60 x 12 in.), (unframed). Executed in 1966. Estimate: £ 15,000 - 25,000 (US$ 20,779 - US$ 34,632)

- Alan Davie C.B.E., H.R.S.W., R.A. (British, 1920-2014) – Variations for Tiger's Tail. No. 1. Signed and dated 'Alan Davie/Aug 1960' (verso), oil on canvas, 44.5 x 80 cm. (17 1/2 x 31 1/2 in.) Estimate: £ 7,000 - 10,000 (US$ 9,697 – US$ 13,853)

For details, visit: https://www.bonhams.com/

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