David Low

Go down

David Low Empty David Low

Post by Dajwid on February 17th 2009, 4:48 pm

I am not sure if these are prints or pencil drawings as they are framed and I don't want to spoil them by removing. The area around the drawing is umbossed.

They are signed Low

David Low DSC06355

David Low DSC06354

Are these worth anything ?

Any help would be really fantastic, Thanks in advance
avatar
Dajwid

Male Number of posts : 4
Location : Near Stansted Airport Essex UK
Registration date : 2009-02-17

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Dajwid on February 17th 2009, 9:35 pm

Please anyone? Bin them or are they worth anything at all?
avatar
Dajwid

Male Number of posts : 4
Location : Near Stansted Airport Essex UK
Registration date : 2009-02-17

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Carolyn Preston on February 18th 2009, 1:42 am

Dajwid, you have to give people a chance. Not everyone comes in on a daily basis and the members are from around the world, so then we have timezones to deal with as well.

Give us all a week or two and someone will say something.

Carolyn
Carolyn Preston
Carolyn Preston

Female Number of posts : 721
Location : Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Registration date : 2008-02-05

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Pip on February 18th 2009, 11:06 am

Hi, firstly welcome to the forum. As Carolyn has rightly said you have to give people time, sometimes it takes months for the right person to happen along here with the relevant information. If you want to know for sure whether these are prints or drawings you *will* need to remove them from the frames, there's absolutely no way of telling whilst they're under glass.

With regard to values, we don't usually value items, although of course this is something we leave to the individual members if it's something they're comfortable (and knowledgable enough) to do.

Lastly, please could you alter your profile to show your real location - it's helpful to be able to tell a where a member is and this can sometimes have relevance to the item/query being made.

_________________
Text & photographs ©️ Pip Harris
Pips-Trip.co.uk
20th Century Retro/Vintage Ceramics & Glass
Pip
Pip
Administrator
Administrator

Female Number of posts : 3414
Registration date : 2008-02-02

http://www.pips-trip.co.uk

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Nic on February 18th 2009, 11:49 am

They're by David Low, a New Zealander who worked a lot in the UK, for New Statesman. They're definitely later prints, as the originals will be in the New Statesman archives. His work has been much reproduced - and so value will likely be little beyond decorative.

I particularly like the Hilaire Belloc image - first published in New Statesman on 17 April 1926. I was a huge fan of his children's poetry when younger.

The other image is of James Louis Garvin, journalist and author, and was published on 15 May 1926.
Nic
Nic
Administrator
Administrator

Male Number of posts : 2526
Age : 40
Location : N.E. Lincolnshire, England
Registration date : 2008-03-21

http://www.wilsonandcoleman.co.uk

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Dajwid on February 18th 2009, 6:51 pm

Sorry if I was rather impatient Sad

I like the pictures so they will still be sitting on my wall, but wanted to know more.
Many thanks for your help.

Now I can have a look around the forum a little more.
avatar
Dajwid

Male Number of posts : 4
Location : Near Stansted Airport Essex UK
Registration date : 2009-02-17

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Pip on February 18th 2009, 8:04 pm

Make yerself at home Happy

_________________
Text & photographs ©️ Pip Harris
Pips-Trip.co.uk
20th Century Retro/Vintage Ceramics & Glass
Pip
Pip
Administrator
Administrator

Female Number of posts : 3414
Registration date : 2008-02-02

http://www.pips-trip.co.uk

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by tenpot on February 19th 2009, 12:27 pm

one way to test if you have a drawing is to try and rub it out
tenpot
tenpot

Male Number of posts : 2418
Age : 66
Location : france
Registration date : 2008-06-07

http://aucoustier.blogspot.fr/

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by big ed on February 19th 2009, 7:17 pm

David Low Ca110

Here's one I made earlier , Ed Laughter
big ed
big ed
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 12347
Age : 66
Location : UK
Registration date : 2008-03-22

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Dajwid on February 21st 2009, 4:54 pm

I have been to my local auction house and found one is an original, thanks for your help, good job I didn't bin them.
Auctin is in a couple of weeks :-)
avatar
Dajwid

Male Number of posts : 4
Location : Near Stansted Airport Essex UK
Registration date : 2009-02-17

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Nic on February 25th 2009, 9:55 am

I'd be very wary of claims that one is an original Low drawing, especially from a local auction house, as these images are very well-recorded and the originals should be with either the estate of the artist or in the archives of New Statesman.

I would suggest contacting New Statesman to see if they do in fact retain the original drawings. It is possible that they've since been sold off, but it is more than a little odd, I think most would agree, that an original should turn up with a later print, identically framed and sized, both bearing the embossed pseudo-matting.
Nic
Nic
Administrator
Administrator

Male Number of posts : 2526
Age : 40
Location : N.E. Lincolnshire, England
Registration date : 2008-03-21

http://www.wilsonandcoleman.co.uk

Back to top Go down

David Low Empty Re: David Low

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum