Lot 118: CHRISTOPHER R.W. NEVINSON (1889-1946). ONE WAY TO PLEASURE - BY MOTOR - BUS. 1921. 40x25 inches, 102x63 cm. Avenue Press (L. Upcott Gil

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October 27, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
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Description: CHRISTOPHER R.W. NEVINSON (1889-1946) ONE WAY TO PLEASURE - BY MOTOR - BUS. 1921. 40 1/4x25 inches, 102 1/4x63 1/2 cm. Avenue Press (L. Upcott Gill & Son, Ltd.), London. Condition A-: minor repaired tears and abrasions in margins; minor staining in image. Nevinson studied art at the Academie Julian in Paris where he shared a studio with Modigliani. He was also involved in the Italian Futurist movement through his friendship and collaboration with Marinetti. This image is one of a series of four he designed for the London Transport in 1921 touting leisure activities that could be reached by motor-bus. The series shares the common design element of the red border.
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