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Humphrey Jennings

(Walberswick 1907 -  Poros 1950 )
JENNINGS Humphrey  Study For Seated Figure #4

Stair Galleries
Dec 2, 2017
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Humphrey Jennings -  Study For Seated Figure #4

Humphrey Jennings - Study For Seated Figure #4

Original 1932
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Lot number: 283
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Lot 283 HUMPHREY JENNINGS: STUDY FOR SEATED FIGURE #4 Oil on canvas, 1932, signed 'H. Jennings' and dated on the reverse and with the artist's inkstamp on the stretcher; and Study for Seated Figure #4, pencil on paper, with the artist's inkstamp lower right, inscribed '355' upper right. 14 x 12 in., unframed, drawing 11 x 8 3/4 in. (sight), 17 x 14 1/2 in. (frame). The Collection of Arthur Brandt, New York, NY
Humphrey Jennings - Sketch For Portrait Of Edward Lear

Humphrey Jennings - Sketch For Portrait Of Edward Lear

Original 1948
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Lot number: 542
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Humphrey Jennings (1907-1950)
Sketch for Portrait of Edward Lear
signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'H.J. 1948 Sketch forportrait of/Edward Lear' (on the canvas overlap) and with studiostamp (on the canvas overlap)
oil on canvas
14 x 12 in. (35.5 x 30.5 cm.)
Exhibited
London, Mayor Gallery, Exhibition of Paintings and Works onPaper - Humphrey Jennings, November-December 1993.
Lot Notes
Jennings' studies for Edward Lear are remarkable in the way theyshow how vision, and creation, develop from figurativeness to akind of "lyrical abstraction", from the contours of a figure to therevelation of its interior forces. They, again, demonstrateJennings's process of de-realization of the real towards a kind ofessence of the object under study. We are very grateful to Michel Remy for his assistance incataloguing the present lot as well as lots 640 and 644. Michel Remy is the leading authority on British Surrealism. He isthe author of Surrealism in Britain, published by Lund andHumphries, and Professor of English Literature and Art History atthe University of Nice.
Humphrey Jennings - Sailing Ship And Church Wall Design

Humphrey Jennings - Sailing Ship And Church Wall Design

Original 1937
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Lot number: 187
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Humphrey
Jennings (1907-1950)
Sailing Ship and Church Wall Design
with studio stamp (on the reverse)
image-object (collage on card), unframed
10½ x 15 in. (26.7 x 38.1 cm.)
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circa 1937.
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Humphrey Jennings - Horse's Head

Humphrey Jennings - Horse's Head

Original 1938 circa
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Lot number: 122
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Humphrey Jennings (1907-1950)
Horse's Head
Add. Notes: Horse's Head
oil on canvas
30 x 24 in. (76.2 x 61 cm.)
Painted circa 1937-1940.

Provenance
Notes: 'In about 1936, the horse started to fascinate Jennings, conciding with his desire to retrieve the machine from a purely materialist conception. In Horse's Head, the blending of the mechanical and the animal through the very angular, almost vorticistic features of the head ... ' (M.Remy, Surrealism in Britain, Hants, 1999, p. 189)
Provenance: with Mayor Gallery, London.
Literature: M. Remy, Surrealism in Britain, Hants, 1999, p. 191, pl. 92, illustrated.
K. Jackson, Humphrey Jennings, London, 2004, centre pages, illustrated.
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