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    Sale 7595

    20th Century British Art

    6 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 134

    Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979)

    One Evening in Spring

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    Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979)
    One Evening in Spring
    signed with a fly (lower right), signed again, inscribed and dated 'One Evening in Spring Miss Smith reached the/followers round Rees - saying it would/do them good on such a nice evening, but/as soon as they turned the corner into/Lees Road, they met 'Bonnie Warfe' the/milk Horse - Bonnie was usually good/tempered, but when she saw Miss Smith's/Banner, she took fright: Poor Miss Carter (who/wore Pink) was so afraid she fainted and the/people watching had to run for the doctor -/Mr Taylor (the Bank Manager) was on his way home/saw poor Miss Carter - oh so pale - lying/in the Road, was so upset he very nearly/proposed to her in front of Mother, Grandma &/the Aunts - when Father heard what had happened/he was very cross & ordered Mother never to have/anything to do with them - Ladies making exhibitions/of themselves - dreadful and the year was 1909./Helen Layfield Bradley 1969' (on a label attached to the reverse)
    oil on canvas laid on board
    20 x 32 in. (50.8 x 81.2 cm.)

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