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    Sale 7636

    Victorian & Traditionalist Pictures

    11 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 72

    Frank Moss Bennett (1874-1953)

    Hot toddy

    Price Realised  

    Frank Moss Bennett (1874-1953)
    Hot toddy
    signed and dated 'FMBennett 1929' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 15 in. (51 x 38 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Sussex, 1 February 1994, lot 146.
    with Richard Green, London.


    Saleroom Notice

    The interior depicted in the present lot is The Long Gallery, Haddon Hall, where Frank Moss Bennett was a frequent visitor. The window shows the Boars Head Crest of the Vernon Family, who lived there from the 14th Century until 1567, when it passed to the Manners family by marriage.