Browse Lots

COVID-19 Important notice Read More
Helen Bradley (1900-1979)

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.
Helen Bradley (1900-1979)

On Friday Mornings

Details
Helen Bradley (1900-1979) On Friday Mornings signed with a fly (lower right) signed again, inscribed and dated 'On Friday Mornings we went Shopping to Dawsons in/Oldham./George and I loved going to the Shop because they had/a wonderful Coffee roasting machine which we/always hoped would be working. We took the/Dogs, Gyp & Barney and Mother called for Grandma, The Aunts and Miss Carter (who wore Pink) while Mother/buys Butter and Grandma the Tea. The Aunts chat with/Miss Carter when she said, "Look, there's Bertie Hope Ainsworth/with his Mother and Sister". "He's evidently come back to/take over his Father's Mill". "I think he's rather handsome/and they must have pots of money". "Horah" said/Aunt Charlotte, "Nellie Hope Ainsworth's listening, and/she's sure to tell her Mother". "Then Bertie won't be/ allowed to even look at us" and The year was/1907./Helen Layfield Bradley 1969' (on the artist's label attached to the reverse) oil on canvas-board 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66 cm.)
Provenance
with Mercury Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner's grandparents, June 1969.
Special Notice

Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.

Brought to you by

Anne Haasjes
Anne Haasjes Auction Administrator

More From Modern British and Irish Art Day Sale, London

View All
View All