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    Sale 7591

    British Art on Paper

    4 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 94

    Charles Spencelayh (1865-1958)

    The lace maker

    Price Realised  

    Charles Spencelayh (1865-1958)
    The lace maker
    signed 'C. SPENCELAYH.' (lower left) and signed again and inscribed 'Charles Spencelayh R.M.S./'Trefusis'/Cluey, Bucks./Title/'The Lace Marker'' (on a label attached to the backboard)
    pencil and watercolour with gum arabic
    7 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (18.7 x 13.7 cm.)


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    For two other works by the artist see lots 90 and 91.

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    Provenance

    J. B. Whitehouse Esq.; Christie's, London, 30 November 1945, lot 106 (95 gns to Fry)
    with The Cotman Gallery, Birmingham.


    Literature

    A. Noakes, Charles Spencelayh and his Paintings, London, 1978.