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A Tribute to Ben Nicholson.

NICHOLSON Ben.; KALMAN Andras (1974.)

£250.00  [First Edition]

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Illustrations. First edition. Small 4to, pictorial wrappers, housed in a custom made folding box. London, Crane Kalman Gallery.

Andras Kalman possessed an entirely different talent to that of distinguished gallerist, that is he was a fine tennis player, who competed at Wimbledon, going down one year to the great Frank Sedgman. Loosely inserted in to this catalogue is a note in green ink, in the hand of Ben Nicholson, on the verso of headed Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club paper, folded, 'Mon July 2 Dear Kalman I wonder if you are here today? if so do look me up Court 1 Gangway 8 Row B Seat 36 green (Italian) cap + turned up nose should identify me---? best regards Ben Nicholson'.

The note creased where folded, old staple marks, dusty on one fold.

Stock Code: 217288