May 09, 2024 - Sale 2668

Sale 2668 - Lot 55

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800


GORDON LOWE / SPORTS. Gouache maquette. Circa 1925.

32x22 inches, 81¼x56 cm.
Condition B: faded, with small areas of mismatched overpainting; minor creases and abrasions in margins and image; gouache, collaged paper and ink, mounted on thick paper.

This is the original artwork for a poster advertising the Gordon Lowe Sports store in Knightsbridge. The proprietor of this fashion and sporting equipment store, Francis Gordon Lowe, played tennis in the 1912 and 1920 Olympic Games (along with his brother Arthur). Over his 25 year career, he won more than 50 tournaments in Britain and around the world. Le Tennis A l'Affiche np.