The Welsh Sale

Sat 05 December 2020, 10:00 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

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  • Lot 140

    Lot 140

    JOHN ELWYN limited edition (of 50) colour lithograph - the Welsh Independent Chapel `Capel Hawen`, Rhydlewis, Ceredigion, 37 x 55cms ¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: chapel built originally in 1747 is still functioning and was the inspiration for `Capel Sion` by Welsh writer Caradoc Evans ¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, unsigned version, well presented with mount and frame, glazed

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    Lot 140

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 141

    Lot 141

    JOHN ELWYN lithograph - industrial scene with smoking chimneys and figures, 33 x 43cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Presentation & Condition: no apparent problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 141

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 142

    Lot 142

    JOHN ELWYN limited edition (206/300) lithograph - Laugharne Estuary from Dylan Thomas` Boathouse, signed, 42 x 60cms (unframed)¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, unframed, kept in plastic folder with us

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    Lot 142

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 143

    Lot 143

    JOHN VIVIAN ROBERTS limited edition (1/25) engraving - mythical illustration entitled in pencil `The Fool and the Fairy`, pencil signed and dated 1970, 49 x 31cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Presentation & Condition: slight lifting to lower margin, framed and glazed, printed artist`s name in mount

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    Lot 143

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 144

    Lot 144

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (107/150) colour print - Eryri dwelling and dry-stone walls, entitled verso `Hendre Waelod`, signed fully in pencil, 43 x 68cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, not faded, gallery framed and glazed

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    Lot 144

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    £300 - £500

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  • Lot 145

    Lot 145

    JOSEF HERMAN limited edition (3/150) colour print - figure seated in village with church, signed, 44 x 53.5cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: no apparent problems, framed

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    Lot 145

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 146

    Lot 146

    BERT ISAAC limited edition (28/100) linocut - quarry with building and trees, entitled `Flooded Quarry`, signed, 23 x 30cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 146

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 147

    Lot 147

    JOSEF HERMAN two colour lithograph - three standing figures with blue, signed in pencil, 29 x 20cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, not faded, framed and glazed

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    Lot 147

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 148

    Lot 148

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist`s proof print - Welsh Black standing bull, signed in full, 39 x 58cms¦Provenance: private collection north Wales¦Presentation & Condition: no apparent problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 148

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    £900 - £1200

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  • Lot 149

    Lot 149

    BERWYN JONES three limited edition (32, 34 & 42 / 100) etchings with aquatint - each titled in mount as (1) `Garreg Fawr`, 42 x 30cms, (2) `Llwybr Llymyniad, 42 x 30cms and (3) `Bwlch`, 47.5 x 32cms, each signed in pencil¦Provenance: private collection north Wales¦Presentation & Condition: each framed and glazed (1) no problems, discolouration and blemishes to mount, (2) discolouration to mount, (3) cleaning required, dirt but possibly on inside of glass

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    Lot 149

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    £150 - £200

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  • Lot 150

    Lot 150

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA coloured limited edition (74/150) print - Patagonia horse, entitled `Lle Cul`, signed with initials, 49 x 49cms¦Provenance: private collection Norfolk¦Presentation & Condition: no apparent problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 150

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    £250 - £350

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  • Lot 151

    Lot 151

    PETER KOSOWICZ limited edition (15/75) colour etching - figure, entitled in pencil `Spanish Lady` to margin and on Attic Gallery label verso, signed, 61 x 37cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, deep mount and simple frame, glazed

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    Lot 151

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    £150 - £250

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  • Lot 152

    Lot 152

    STUART EVANS screen print - illustration of the nineteenth century schooner at sea, entitled `Blue Jacket of Aberystwyth` with `William Jones - Commander`, signed and dated 1994, 37 x 55.5cms¦Provenance: private collection, London¦Auctioneer`s Note: the Blue Jacket was built in 1860 in Aberystwyth and was registered until 1915¦Presentation & Condition: image in good condition but slight stain in margin, bottom right, framed and glazed

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    Lot 152

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    £120 - £180

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  • Lot 153

    Lot 153

    WILLIAM SELWYN artist`s proof colour print - two working figures, title in pencil `Codi Tatws` (lifting potatoes), signed, 27 x 28cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, very basic frame and glazed interior of glass needs dusting down

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    Lot 153

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    £70 - £120

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  • Lot 154

    Lot 154

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER limited edition (601/850) colour print by Senecio Editions - title to margin `Tenby with North Beach, John Knapp Fisher 2005`, with COA, 55 x 58cms¦Provenance: private collection of Tenby related pictures¦Presentation & Condition: unused and unframed, no problems

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    Lot 154

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    £150 - £200

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  • Lot 155

    Lot 155

    SIR FRANK BRANGWYN RA full-set of ten Berlin Photographic Company colour prints from pastel drawings - entitled `Work`, each depicting teams of labourers moving different cargoes, signed fully in pencil in margins, embossed stamp, various sizes, largest of arch form, 32 x 48cms¦Provenance: collection of the late Richard Hutchings, Newport¦Auctioneer`s Note: reproduced in an edition of 25, one set of which is in the collection of the Science Museum. The pastel drawings were used as preliminaries for a commissioned mural at The Committee Luncheon Room, for Lloyd`s Register of Shipping, Fenchurch Street, London, which was decorated by Brangwyn from 1908-1914.¦Presentation & Condition: each framed and glazed, some foxing and discolouration

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    Lot 155

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    £300 - £500

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  • Lot 156

    Lot 156

    MARK LLOYD WILLIAMS large limited edition (87/95) lithograph - trumpet player, entitled `Jazz II`, signed, 57 x 67cms¦Provenance: collection of the late Richard Hutchings, Newport¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 156

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 157

    Lot 157

    ROBERT MACDONALD colour etching and aquatint - entitled verso `Self-Portrait as a Jacobite War Artist`, signed, 48 x 56cms¦Provenance: collection of the late Richard Hutchings, Newport¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 157

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    £150 - £200

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  • Lot 158

    Lot 158

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA signed Christmas card - presented with a reproduction of a work on paper with farmer on lane with houses, signed Happy Christmas love Kyffin, 48 x 36.5cms (incl. frame)¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: immaculate presentation, framed and glazed¦

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    Lot 158

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 159

    Lot 159

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA signed Christmas card - presented with a reproduction of a work on paper with sheepdog, signed Happy Christmas give me a ring as soon as you can love Kyffin, 48 x 36.5cms (incl. frame)¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: immaculate presentation, framed and glazed¦¦

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    Lot 159

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 160

    Lot 160

    ARTHUR CHARLTON screenprint - dramatic South Wales coastal scene, entitled `Gower Cliffs`, signed verso, 45 x 59cms¦Provenance: from the Charlton family¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, neatly framed and glazed

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    Lot 160

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    £150 - £250

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  • Lot 161

    Lot 161

    ARTHUR CHARLTON limited edition colour print - Swansea Bay with boats, 42.5 x 57cms¦Provenance: from the Charlton family¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, craquelure at the top but not prominent, image fresh and unblemished, framed and glazed

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    Lot 161

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    £150 - £250

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  • Lot 162

    Lot 162

    ARTHUR CHARLTON linocut in black, white and grey - industrial scene of Swansea Docks with warehouses, 26.5 x 50cms¦Provenance: from the Charlton family¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 162

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 163

    Lot 163

    ARTHUR CHARLTON limited edition (10/10) monochrome linocut on yellow paper - religious, entitled `A Cross to Bear`, signed and dated 1980, 62 x 42cms¦Provenance: from the Charlton family¦Presentation & Condition: good clear image without damage to paper, neatly framed and glazed

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    Lot 163

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    £150 - £250

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  • Lot 164

    Lot 164

    PAUL PETER PIECH two colour screen print - image with words of Pope John Paul II `To Remember Hiroshima is to Commit Oneself to Peace - Pope John Paul II at Hiroshima - Feb 25 1981`, blind-stamp bottom right, signed in pencil, 63 x 62cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Presentation & Condition: small visible substance marks bottom right and yellowing at top of page, slight creases, image and typography very fresh, framed and glazed

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    Lot 164

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    £300 - £500

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  • Lot 165

    Lot 165

    PAUL PETER PIECH colour screen print on green paper - image with words of Albert Einstein `Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labour in freedom - Albert Einstein`, signed in pencil and dated 1987, 48.5 x 77cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Presentation & Condition: minor blemishes or marks and creases, framed and glazed

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    Lot 165

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    £300 - £500

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  • Lot 166

    Lot 166

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (71/150) woodcut - figure of a mole catcher, entitled `Huw Bic`, signed with initials, 52 x 28cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: Huw Bic of Beddgelert was a long-standing friend of Sir Kyffin from when both served with the Welch Fusiliers¦Presentation & Condition: slight foxing, slight crease, framed and glazed

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    Lot 166

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    £400 - £600

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  • Lot 167

    Lot 167

    GRAHAM SUTHERLAND 1982 exhibition poster - The Tate Gallery 19th May to 4th July, Sponsored by Mobil, 74 x 49cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: slight creasing bottom left and overall aged colouration, neatly framed and glazed

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    Lot 167

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 168

    Lot 168

    JOSEF HERMAN limited edition (78/150) colour print - figure with child in her arms, entitled verso `Mother and Child`, signed, 60 x 50cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, neatly framed and glazed

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    Lot 168

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    £150 - £200

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  • Lot 169

    Lot 169

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (20/25) two colour linocut poster - entitled `Lines Written on a Paper Handkerchief` with a poem by welsh poet Harri Webb (1920 - 1994) `Mankind is more marvellous, than you suppose, he devastates forests, to blow his nose.`, signed and dated 1994, 64 x 45cms ¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff, letter to vendor from the artist on headed paper¦Presentation & Condition: unframed, slight blemishes to right of figure, paper not torn or creased¦

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    Lot 169

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 170

    Lot 170

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (12/25) three colour linocut poster - with image of red dragon and poet R S Thomas, entitled `Smile Please (for R S Thomas)` with a poem by Meic Stephens (1938 - 2018) `A patriot is a happy man: His love of country makes him glad; Come on, Mr. Thomas, Why so sad? Let`s see your smile for Cymru - if you can. `, signed and dated 1991, 64 x 45cms ¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff, letter to vendor from the artist on headed paper¦Presentation & Condition: unframed, no apparent problems, paper not torn or creased

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    Lot 170

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 171

    Lot 171

    PAUL PETER PIECH limited edition (18/25) three colour linocut poster - entitled `Powder Monkey (for R S Thomas)` with words by Christopher Mills `Big Ronnie`s got too much neck, And grey and whispery like a pine tree, And did P F really see ole R S, Sprinting down St Mary St at eighty, Chasing God like a missed bus again, though I know the big N.O, Prefers travelling on his knees, Who`d want to get where he`s going?.`, signed and dated 1991, 64 x 45cms ¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff, letter to vendor from the artist on headed paper¦Presentation & Condition: unframed, paper clean, not torn or creased

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    Lot 171

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 172

    Lot 172

    DAVID TRESS 1980s Curwen Press limited edition (208/250) colour lithograph - hawthorn tree and sheep in Pembrokeshire landscape, entitled `Defaid yn Pori` (sheep grazing), signed in pencil, 43 x 63cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Presentation & Condition: very fresh image, neatly framed and glazed

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    Lot 172

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 173

    Lot 173

    PHILIP SUTTON RA limited edition (17/25) five colour woodcut on Japanese paper - figure in hat on blue background, entitled in pencil `Artist Mother`, signed and dated 1967, 81 x 66cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales, purchased by vendor from dealer in Connecticut, USA¦Presentation & Condition: a few ripples and creases, image very fresh, framed and glazed

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    Lot 173

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    £200 - £300

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  • Lot 174

    Lot 174

    JAMES CRESSER TARR (1905-1996) small edition colour lithograph, entitled `Woman on a Bed`, signed and dated 1960, 46.5 x 35.5cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: Tarr taught at Cardiff School of Art 1947-70¦Presentation & Condition: marks in margin made in print process, image excellent, later framed and glazed ¦¦

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    Lot 174

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 175

    Lot 175

    JAMES CRESSER TARR (1905-1996) small edition colour lithograph, possibly Richmond Road, Cardiff, entitled `Victorian Cardiff` signed and dated 1960, 33.5 x 52cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Auctioneer`s Note: Tarr taught at Cardiff School of Art 1947-70¦Presentation & Condition: marks in margin made in print process, image excellent, later framed and glazed ¦

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    Lot 175

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    £150 - £250

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  • Lot 176

    Lot 176

    CLAUDIA WILLIAMS limited edition (11/50) three colour lithograph - figures, entitled `The Bather`, signed fully in pencil, 45 x 34cms¦Provenance: private collection mid-Wales¦Presentation & Condition: excellent without problems, neatly framed and glazed

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    Lot 176

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    £150 - £250

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  • Lot 177

    Lot 177

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER limited edition (14/500) colour print - entitled verso `Porthgain Harbour`, signed fully in pencil, 15 x 30cms¦Provenance: private collection, The Netherlands¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 177

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 178

    Lot 178

    JOHN KNAPP-FISHER limited edition (4/500) colour print - Ceredigion farmstead, entitled verso `Buildings on Waun Fawr`, signed fully in pencil, 27 x 34cms¦Provenance: private collection, The Netherlands¦Presentation & Condition: no problems, framed and glazed

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    Lot 178

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    £100 - £150

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  • Lot 179

    Lot 179

    PAUL PETER PIECH two colour linocut poster - image of Welsh dragon with English translation of the first verse of Welsh National Anthem, 64 x 45cms ¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff, letter to vendor from the artist on headed paper¦Presentation & Condition: unframed, slight blemishes only, paper not torn or creased

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    Lot 179

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    £250 - £300

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  • Lot 180

    Lot 180

    PAUL PETER PIECH one-off (numbered 1) three colour linocut poster - with image of Welsh dragon and portrait together with feminist parody of the Welsh National Anthem, entitled `Hen Wlad Ein Mamau`, as follows `Mae hen wlad ein Mamau yn annwyl i mi, Gwlad can wedi`i cholli ac angof dyddiau, Gwroniaid benywaidd, Cywir a chyson, I`w hunan ac i`n man ddaear. Gwlad, gwlad, ble mae`r menywod Cymru? Boed i adar Rhiannon godi`n can dros y tir, Fel byddo i`r famiaith barhau` (My Mother`s old land is dear to me, A lost and forgotten land of days, Female heroes, Correct and consistent, To ourselves and to our earth. Country, country, where are the Welsh women? May the birds of Rhiannon lift our songs over the land, So that the mother tongue may continue), signed and dated 1994, 64 x 45cms¦Provenance: private collection Cardiff, letter to vendor from the artist on headed paper¦Presentation & Condition: unframed, light blemishes all round, paper not torn or creased

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    Lot 180

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    £300 - £400

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  • Lot 181

    Lot 181

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA signed fully in pencil, limited edition (23/275) Gregynog Press 2002 volume of `Cutting Images` (A Selection of Linocuts), printed by David Vickers and W O Jones, Llangefni, complete with slip-case, accompanying paperwork

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    Lot 181

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    £600 - £900

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