Lot 29. KEITH VAUGHAN (1912-1977)

Estimate value: £ 100 000–150 000
Auction date
25.05.2022   10:30 UTC +01:00
ID 752468
Lot 29 | KEITH VAUGHAN (1912-1977)
KEITH VAUGHAN (1912-1977)
Sixth Assembly of Figures
signed, inscribed and dated 'SIXTH ASSEMBLY/OF FIGURES/1962/Keith Vaughan' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
45 x 50 in. (114.3 x 127 cm.)
Painted in 1962.


Acquired directly from the artist by Mrs Lettice Colman, 1964, and by descent.
Mrs Penelope Allen.
David Hughes.
Dr John Ball and Gordon Hargreaves.
Sebastian Walker, by 1971.
His sale; Sothebys, London, 20 November 1991, lot 55, where purchased for the present collection.


Exhibition catalogue, British Painting 1945-1970, Trondheim, British Council, Kunstforening,1972, n.p., no. 16, illustrated.
M. Yorke, Keith Vaughan: His Life and Work, London, 1990, pp. 8, 215, pl. 33.
R. Wollen, Catalogue of the Methodist Church Collection of Modern Christian Art, Oxford, 2003, pp. 2-3, 164, pl. 82.
Exhibition catalogue, Keith Vaughan: Paintings and Drawings, London, Osborne Samuel, 2007, pp. 40-41, no. 14, illustrated.
A. Hepworth and I. Massey, Keith Vaughan: The Mature Oils 1946-77, Bristol, 2012, pp. 30, 136, no. AH363, illustrated.
P. Vann and G. Hastings, Keith Vaughan, Farnham, 2012, pp. 110, 130-2, pl. 111.
S. Martin, 'Romantic Abstraction', Apollo, January 2013, pp. 90-91, fig. 2.


London, Marlborough Gallery, Keith Vaughan, October - November 1964, no. 34.
Trondheim, British Council, Kunstforening, British Painting 1945-1970, January - February 1972, no. 16: this exhibition travelled to Oslo, Kunstnerforbundet, February 1972; Begen, Kunstforeningen, February - March 1972; Warsaw, Muzeum Narodowe, June 1972; Krakow, Museum Narodowe, July 1972; and Poznan, Museum Narodowe, August 1972.
Sheffield, Mappin Art Gallery, Keith Vaughan Memorial Exhibition, 1977, catalogue not traced.
London, Thomas Agnew & Sons, Keith Vaughan 1912-1977, November - December 1990, no. 4.
London, Olympia Fine Arts and Antiques Fair, Keith Vaughan 1912-1977: an exhibition of paintings and drawings, February - March 2002, no. KV 325.
London, Osborne Samuel, Keith Vaughan Paintings and Drawings, May - June 2007, no. 14.

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