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A homecoming for Fred Cuming

06 September 2012Written by ATG Reporter

This image shows artist Fred Cuming (b.1936) viewing one of his own paintings depicting his studio in Hythe. It was a work he had not seen for 42 years until it turned up for an auction taking place on September 19.

The 3ft x 4ft (91cm x 1.22m) signed oil on board was painted in 1969 or 1970 when Cuming produced a number of such works trying to catch the early evening light contrasting with the artificial light of his studio interior.

It is estimated at £8000-10,000 for the sale at Grand Auctions in Folkestone.

The same sale will also feature an Adrian Heath (1920-1992) abstract (est: £30,000-40,000) which had formerly been in the collection of Kate Kemper, the heiress of Kemper Industries, a pre-war German household electronics manufacturer, as well as other works including a Gerald Wilde (1905-1989) oil on board (est: £10,000-15,000).

Also on offer is the 'Magical Magyars' Wembley ticket which featured in a separate preview by ATG.

Contact: 01303 220440.

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