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Black Sun, 1978 by Sir Terry Frost, estimated at £40,000-50,000 at David Lay’s Fine Art auction in Penzance.

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Major works by 20th century abstract artist Sir Terry Frost RA (1915-2003) feature in David Lay’s Fine Art auction in Penzance on April 27.

Taking the top spot among over 500 lots is Black Sun, 1978, which measures a sizeable 7ft 5in x 5ft 2in (2.26 x 1.58m).

A commando in the Second World War, Frost was captured and sent to various POW camps where he learned to paint, encouraged by fellow prisoner and artist Adrian Heath.

Estimate £40,000-50,000.

davidlay.co.uk