Shades of Grey: Prints & Photography Online Auction

November 03, 2016

LOT 26

Lot 26

Sybil Andrews (1898-1992)

Sybil Andrews (1898-1992)
Lot 26 Details
Sybil Andrews (1898-1992), British/Canadian


Etching and drypoint on wove paper with laid lines; signed “Sybil Andrews del et imp”, titled “Canon Street-Railway Bridge” and numbered 21/25 in pencil to margin
Plate/Sheet 8" x 10.8" — 20.2 x 27.5 cm.; 12.1" x 14.2" — 30.8 x 36 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $3,360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Sybil Andrews (1898-1992)
  • Sybil Andrews (1898-1992)
  • Sybil Andrews (1898-1992)
  • Sybil Andrews (1898-1992)

In 1925, Andrews joined the newly formed Grosvenor School of Modern Art as secretary. She learned to make linocuts under the influence of British born Claude Flight (1881-1955) who taught the medium at the School after he joined the Grosvenor School in 1925. Flight taught linocut and influenced many students and associates.


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LOT 26

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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