7th Dec, 2023 16:00

Modern & Contemporary Art

Lot 31


§ Marie Walker Last (British 1917-2017)
"Spirit of Courage"

Signed and dated '77, titled on label verso, gouache and ink on paper.

Dimensions: 47.5 x 41.5cm (framed 73 x 65.5cm)

"This painting was created within an hour on learning of the tragic death of the African leader Steve Biko - whom I never met but whom I will never forget". Marie Walker Last, Tuesday September 13th 1977.

Artists’ Resale Right (“droit de suite”) may apply to this lot.

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Sold for £280


Auction: Modern & Contemporary Art, 7th Dec, 2023

This sale features a stunning selection of artworks by many Contemporary artists including work by David Nash, Grayson Perry, John Shelley, Timmy Mallett, Irene Ryland, Tony Wild and many others.

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