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Lot 467/0214

SOLD Hammer price: €550, Estimate: €300-400

Harry Kernoff Ephemera etc.

Kernoff (Harry)
An interesting collection of ephemera and prints, including:
a. A note to “Dear Pat” on headed notepaper, 13 Stamer Street, in Kernoffs hand giving the words of the ballad “The Three Lovely Lassies from Bannion,” signed.
b. Fourteen lines of manuscript verse signed H.K. 12.10.61, commencing “I refuse to subscribe to abortions / cretinous, libidinous contortions…” apparently original, in Kernoff’s hand; with related envelope addressed to Patrick Mc Carthy, Sheehans Lounge Bar, Dublin;
c. Two copies of Kernoff’s printed poem “After an Exhibition of Abstract and Subjective Art; one with annotations and extra lines in Kernoff’s hand;
d. Copies of two signed Kernoff prints, “Byzantine Madonna” and “More Power to his Elbow.” As a coll., w.a.f. (1)

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