12 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 49,250
Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000
Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979)
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with a fly (lower left), signed again, inscribed and dated '"Come along, the tides are coming in" called Mother,/but George & I are busy watching Willie/Murgatroyd being spanked for getting very wet./It is a lovely Summer Day and everyone/are slowly making their way towards/the Promenade. The horses are going to/collect the bathing vans & the donkeys are/making the way homewards. Aunt Charlotte/& Aunt Frances have just met Miss Carter (who wore/pink) while Grandma, Aunt Mary, Mother & Father/join them and home we go in time for Tea/and the year was 1906/Helen Layfield Bradley 1970' (on a label attached to the reverse)
oil on canvas-board
16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.)
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A gift from the artist to the present owner's mother, and by descent.