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    Sale 5879

    Victorian & Traditionalist Art

    25 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1003

    Walter John Bayes, R.W.S. (1869-1956)

    The red candle

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Walter John Bayes, R.W.S. (1869-1956)
    The red candle
    signed 'W BAYES' (lower left) and inscribed and signed 'Painted in London/1915/W. B./Walter Bayes' (on reverse), and inscribed 'No 7/WALTER BAYES/THE RED CANDLES' (on a label attached to the reverse)
    oil on board
    22 x 20 in. (55.9 x 50.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Purchased direct from the artist and thence to the present owner by descent.