8 May 2008
Samuel McCloy (1831-1904)
Happy Hours; and Picking Apples
both signed 'S. MCloy' (lower left), and one with inscription 'HAPPY HOURS/by/SNM'Cloy' (on a contemporary label attached to the backboard)
pencil and watercolour, heightened with touches of bodycolour
13¾ x 18¾ in. (34.9 x 47.6 cm.); and 9½ x 12¾ in (24.1 x 32.4 cm.) (2)
(1) with Ralph Smyth & Co., Coventry.
(2) with Fine-Lines Fine Art, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire.
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