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Lot Number 15
Author Sybil Andrews CPE

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)
Lot Note 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.
Estimated Price GBP 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
Actual Price GBP 18,750.00
Auction House Bonhams
Auction Name Prints
Sale Number #21601
Place 101 New Bond Street , London
Auction Date 07/15/2014 - 07/15/2014