The Giant Cable or The New Cable

Lot Number 15
Author Sybil Andrews CPE
Title The Giant Cable or The New Cable
Year Published 1931
Place Printed
Printed By
Description Sybil Andrews CPE (British/Canadian, 1898-1992) The Giant Cable or The New Cable (Coppel SA 17) Linocut printed in light cobalt blue, venetian red, viridian and Chinese blue, 1931, a good impression of the first state with the light blue background, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, titled and numbered 25/50 in pencil, with margins, 312 x 426mm (12 1/4 x 16 3/4in)(B)
Comments The proposed edition of the first state of The Giant Cable was 50, but only 30 impressions were eventually pulled. The blue sky was annulled from the final print and the second state was published under the title The New Cable in an edition of 60. Stephen Coppel, Linocuts of the Machine Age: Claude Flight and the Grosvenor School (Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1995), 110.
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Estimated Price GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
( USD 24,000.00 - 32,000.00 )
Actual Price GBP 18,750.00 ( USD 32,062.50 )

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Auction House Bonhams
Website http://www.bonhams.com
Auction Name Prints
Sale Number #21601
Auction Date July 15, 2014 - July 15, 2014
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Total Lots 146
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