Walter Langley, R.I. (1852-1922)
Walter Langley, R.I. (1852-1922)

A quiet time

Details
Walter Langley, R.I. (1852-1922)
A quiet time
signed 'W Langley' (lower right)
oil on canvas
20¼ x 16 in. (51.4 x 40.6 cm.)
Painted in 1910
Provenance
Simpson Bros. Tailors, Newlyn, to whom given by the artist in lieu of payment for clothes circa 1910, and by descent to Mrs. Edwards.
Literature
R. Langley, Walter Langley Pioneer of the Newlyn Art Colony, Bristol, 1997, pp. 172, 177.
Exhibited
Birmingham, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, 1910 (catalogue not traced).

Lot Essay

The sitter in the present work appears in another oil painting from 1910, Grief (private collection), and the interior for Grief and the present work are seen in Langley's 1910 Royal Academy exhibit, The New Arrival (present whereabouts unknown).

We are very grateful to Roger Langley for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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