Cyril Edward Power

Air Raid

Found at Bonhams, London
The Age of SpeedThe Grosvenor School and the Avant-garde, Lot 72
12. Dec - 12. Dec 2023
Estimate: 20.000 - 30.000 GBP
Price realised: 48.640 GBP
Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951)
Air Raid (Coppel CEP 42)
Linocut printed in red, light cobalt blue, grey and dark blue, circa 1935, a fine, rare and vibrant impression, on tissue thin oriental paper, signed, titled and numbered 18/60 in pencil, further titled and signed in capitals in the lower margin, framed
Block 312 x 295mm (12 3/8 x 11 5/8in)
Sheet 385 x 335mm (15 1/8 x 13 1/8in)

Upper estimate price exceeded by 62 %.

The work Air Raid by Cyril Power was auctioned at Bonhams in London in December this year. It achieved a price of GBP 48,640.00 (€ 56,031.42), exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 62%. Despite this good result, it is not the highest hammer price for an artwork by Cyril Power; that achieved among the auctions we observed the lot Whence & Whither? (C. Cep 14) sold at auction in March 2015 with the realized price of GBP 68,750.00 (€ 95,050.51).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 62 % übertroffen

Die Arbeit Air Raid von Cyril Power kam im Dezember diesen Jahres bei Bonhams in London zur Auktion. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von GBP 48.640,00 (€ 56.031,42) und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 62%. Trotz des guten Ergebnisses ist dies nicht der höchste Zuschlag für ein Kunstwerk von Cyril Power; den erzielte unter den von uns beobachteten Auktionen die Arbeit Whence & Whither? (C. Cep 14) im März 2015 mit dem Hammerpreis von GBP 68.750,00 (€ 95.050,51).

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