Cyril Edward Power

Whence & Whither?

Found at Bonhams, London
The Age of SpeedThe Grosvenor School and the Avant-garde, Lot 77
12. Dec - 12. Dec 2023
Estimate: 20.000 - 30.000 GBP
Price realised: 38.400 GBP
Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951)
Whence & Whither? (Coppel CEP 14)
Linocut printed in Chinese orange, viridian, permanent blue and dark blue, circa 1930, a strong and vibrant impression, on tissue thin oriental laid paper, signed, titled and numbered 33/50 in pencil, further numbered in pencil, with a dedication in ink in the lower margin
Block 310 x 235mm (12 1/8 x 9 1/4in)
Sheet 353 x 275mm (13 7/8 x 10 7/8in)

Upper estimate price exceeded by 28 %.

The work Whence & Whither? by Cyril Power was sold in the The Age of SpeedThe Grosvenor School and the Avant-garde auction at Bonhams in London in December this year. It achieved a price of GBP 38,400.00 (€ 44,235.33), exceeding the upper end of the estimate range by 28%. However, buyers have had to dig much deeper into their pockets for other works by Cyril Power - we have observed the highest auction result to date for the work Whence & Whither? (C. Cep 14), which sold at auction in March 2015 for GBP 68,750.00 (€ 95,050.51).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 28 % übertroffen

Die Arbeit Whence & Whither? von Cyril Power wurde im Dezember diesen Jahres in der Auktion The Age of SpeedThe Grosvenor School and the Avant-garde bei Bonhams in London versteigert. Sie erzielte dabei einen Preis von GBP 38.400,00 (€ 44.235,33) und übertraf damit das obere Ende der Schätzpreisspanne um 28%. Für andere Arbeiten von Cyril Power mussten die Käufer allerdings auch schon deutlich tiefer in die Tasche greifen – das bisher höchste Auktionsergebnis haben wir für die Arbeit Whence & Whither? (C. Cep 14) beobachtet, die im März 2015 für GBP 68.750,00 (€ 95.050,51) versteigert wurde.

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