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March 2019 ANTIQUE & COLLECTABLES AT 10.30am Sale

LECHETIER BARBE & CO., 60 Regent Street, London A LATE 19TH CENTURY ARTS & CRAFTS PERIOD LARGE OAK ADJUSTABLE ARTISTS EASEL, to accommodate canvas ranging from 23.5cm (smallest) to 127.5cm (tallest), with winder and with remains of paper label on reverse (family provenance - easel from the studio of Hugh Richard Hosking (Dick 1904-91). Dick trained as a mural painter at the Royal College of Art (1924-8) and was Principal of Coventry College of Art (1948-64). Some of his work is located in Leamington Museum and Art Gallery, some public commissions are still in situ. The easel was purportedly originally from the Studio of Augustus John, as Dick was a close friend of Edwin John)

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