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Lot 177Cecil Beaton
British, 1904-1980
Set Design for The Gainsborough Girls, 1951
Signed Beaton (lr), dated and inscribed 799 1951/P56 on the reverse
Gouache on paper
Sheet size 13 7/8 x 19 inches (35.3 x 48.3 cm)

Written by Cecil Beaton, The Gainsborough Girls debuted at the Theatre Royal in Brighton, as part of the 1951 Festival of Britain.

C Estate of Thomas P. Lacy

Sold for $3,465
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sheet is hinged to backing at upper left and upper right. Mat burn. Stains and creases to margins, obscured by mat. Some small losses to edges of sheet, well within margins.

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