Leonora Carrington

British-Mexican, 1917–2011

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Painter and novelist Leonora Carrington redefined female symbolism and imagery in Surrealism. Working in oil painting, traditional bronze and cast iron sculpture, and mixed-media sculpture that incorporated wood, glass, and iron objects, Carrington, …

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$3m, Sotheby's, 2014
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Rueda de los caballos, 1909-1963
Sold on Nov 13, 2020
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Print
wood and offset lithograph
4.4 cm
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Nov 13, 2020
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) and José Horna (1909-1963) Rueda de los caballos wood and offset lithograph 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm) diameter, 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm) height Executed circa 1954. Unique.
Rueda de los caballos, 1909-1963
wood and offset lithograph
Nov 13, 2020
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4.4 cm
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Nov 13, 2020
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) and José Horna (1909-1963) Rueda de los caballos wood and offset lithograph 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm) diameter, 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm) height Executed circa 1954. Unique.
$56,250
Jinetes, 1917-2011
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Work on Paper
gouache on paper
38 x 51 cm
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$56,250
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Nov 13, 2020
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Jinetes signed and dedicated 'Inés from Leonora' (lower left) gouache on paper 15 x 20 1/8 in. (38 x 51 cm.) Executed circa 1960.
Jinetes, 1917-2011
gouache on paper
Nov 13, 2020
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$56,250
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Work on Paper
38 x 51 cm
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Nov 13, 2020
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$56,250
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Jinetes signed and dedicated 'Inés from Leonora' (lower left) gouache on paper 15 x 20 1/8 in. (38 x 51 cm.) Executed circa 1960.
$519,000
La joie de patinage (The Joy of Skating), 1917-2011
Sold on Jul 30, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas
45.72 x 60.96 cm
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$519,000
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Jul 30, 2020
Christie's
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) La joie de patinage (The Joy of Skating) signed and dated ’LEONORA CARRINGTON. 11-12-41.’ (lower right) oil on canvas 18 x 24 in. (45.72 x 60.96 cm.) Painted 11 December 1941 in New York.
La joie de patinage (The Joy of Skating), 1917-2011
oil on canvas
Jul 30, 2020
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$519,000
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Painting
45.72 x 60.96 cm
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Jul 30, 2020
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$519,000
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) La joie de patinage (The Joy of Skating) signed and dated ’LEONORA CARRINGTON. 11-12-41.’ (lower right) oil on canvas 18 x 24 in. (45.72 x 60.96 cm.) Painted 11 December 1941 in New York.
$20,000
Ruleta, 1909-1963
Sold on Jul 30, 2020
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wood and offset lithograph
4.4 cm
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$20,000
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Jul 30, 2020
Christie's
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) and José Horna (1909-1963) Ruleta wood and offset lithograph 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm) diameter, 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm) height Executed circa 1954. Unique.
Ruleta, 1909-1963
wood and offset lithograph
Jul 30, 2020
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$20,000
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4.4 cm
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Jul 30, 2020
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$20,000
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) and José Horna (1909-1963) Ruleta wood and offset lithograph 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm) diameter, 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm) height Executed circa 1954. Unique.
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Head, 1917-2011
Sold on Jul 21, 2020
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8 x 7 x 3 cm
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Jul 21, 2020
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Head wood 3 x 2 ¾ x 1 in. (8 x 7 x 3 cm.) Executed circa 1954. Unique.
Head, 1917-2011
Jul 21, 2020
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8 x 7 x 3 cm
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Jul 21, 2020
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Head wood 3 x 2 ¾ x 1 in. (8 x 7 x 3 cm.) Executed circa 1954. Unique.
$8,750
Preparing the Boat, 1917-2011
Sold on Jul 21, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas-board
35.6 x 45.7 cm
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$8,750
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Jul 21, 2020
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Preparing the Boat oil on canvas-board 14 x 18 in. (35.6 x 45.7 cm.) Painted circa 1935-36.
Preparing the Boat, 1917-2011
oil on canvas-board
Jul 21, 2020
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$8,750
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Painting
35.6 x 45.7 cm
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Jul 21, 2020
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$8,750
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Preparing the Boat oil on canvas-board 14 x 18 in. (35.6 x 45.7 cm.) Painted circa 1935-36.
$35,000
Untitled (Knickers), 1917-2011
Sold on Nov 20, 2019
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Work on Paper
ink, watercolor and pencil on paper
55.3 x 75.6 cm
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$35,000
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2019
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Untitled (Knickers) signed 'LEONORA CARRINGTON' (lower left) ink, watercolor and pencil on paper 21 ¾ x 29 ¾ in. (55.3 x 75.6 cm.)
Untitled (Knickers), 1917-2011
ink, watercolor and pencil on paper
Nov 20, 2019
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$35,000
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Work on Paper
55.3 x 75.6 cm
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Nov 20, 2019
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$35,000
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Untitled (Knickers) signed 'LEONORA CARRINGTON' (lower left) ink, watercolor and pencil on paper 21 ¾ x 29 ¾ in. (55.3 x 75.6 cm.)
$25,000
Sorting the Fish, 1917-2011
Sold on Nov 16, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas-board
45.7 x 35.6 cm
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$25,000
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2019
Christie's
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Sorting the Fish oil on canvas-board 18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.6 cm.) Painted circa 1935-36.
Sorting the Fish, 1917-2011
oil on canvas-board
Nov 16, 2019
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$25,000
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Painting
45.7 x 35.6 cm
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Nov 16, 2019
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$25,000
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Sorting the Fish oil on canvas-board 18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.6 cm.) Painted circa 1935-36.
£6,875
Untitled, from: VVV Portfolio, 1917-2011
Sold on Jun 20, 2019
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etching, 1942, on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of twenty, printed by Atelier 17, published by VVV Editions, New York, 1943
304 x 346 mm
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£6,875
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Jun 20, 2019
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LEONORA CARRINGTON (1917-2011) Untitled, from: _VVV Portfolio_ etching, 1942, on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of twenty, printed by Atelier 17, published by VVV Editions, New York, 1943 Plate 203 x 250 mm., Sheet 304 x 346 mm.
Untitled, from: VVV Portfolio, 1917-2011
etching, 1942, on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of twenty, printed by Atelier 17, published by VVV Editions, New York, 1943
Jun 20, 2019
Christie's
£6,875
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304 x 346 mm
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Jun 20, 2019
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£6,875
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LEONORA CARRINGTON (1917-2011) Untitled, from: _VVV Portfolio_ etching, 1942, on wove paper, signed in pencil, from the edition of twenty, printed by Atelier 17, published by VVV Editions, New York, 1943 Plate 203 x 250 mm., Sheet 304 x 346 mm.
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Head, 1917-2011
Sold on May 22, 2019
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8 x 7 x 3 cm
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May 22, 2019
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Head wood 3 x 2 ¾ x 1 in. (8 x 7 x 3 cm.) Executed circa 1954. Unique.
Head, 1917-2011
May 22, 2019
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8 x 7 x 3 cm
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May 22, 2019
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Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) Head wood 3 x 2 ¾ x 1 in. (8 x 7 x 3 cm.) Executed circa 1954. Unique.