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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 295


    Price Realised  


    Spring; Summer; Autumn; and Winter
    two examples inscribed '(Miss) Veronica Whall/37 HARVARD Rd./Gunnersbury W4/(Decorative panel/£25" (Winter and Spring respectively, on the reverse)
    pencil, watercolour and coloured chalk on paper, laid down on canvas
    Each - 59 x 25 in. (150 x 63.5 cm.) (4)

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    Veronica Whall was the daughter of the eminent stained glass designer Christopher Whitworth Whall (1849-1924), a member of the Arts and Crafts Movement and teacher at both the Central School of Art and Royal College of Art in London.
    Veronica worked closely with her father, and drew a design for part of a window in Gloucester Cathedral at the age of thirteen. She went on to become a director of Whall & Whall Ltd. in London, and was regarded as an important designer in her own right. A number of her stained glass windows feature in churches in New Zealand, including the Christchurch Nurses Memorial Chapel which houses a series of four stained glass panels, cartoons of which are in The William Morris Gallery, London.

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