Anthony Staynes - Vieux Paris

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Anthony Staynes drawing for sale
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Anthony Staynes (1922-1998) pen and ink of a women on a bed signed and dated 61, 33cm x 48cm Provenance; Gifted by Rosemary Tonks 1928-2014, to the vendor when she moved house in 2013. Rosemary Tonks was the author of two poetry collections and six novels who famously disappeared from public view in the 1970’s following personal tragedies, including the accidental death of her mother. She lived under her married name as Mrs Lightbrand in Bournemouth from 1979 when she moved in to her aunt Dorothy’s flat until her death. Of the 40 lots in the collection twelve or more relate to Charles and Alma Gogin some with inscriptions to Gladys. DorothyÉs husband was the painter Myles Tonks (1890-1960)

His paints have sold in the range of £500 – £1,250 in 2012 – Christie’s South Kensington

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