21 May 2009
Property from the estate of Joan Griffith (née Seddon)
Harold Gilman (1876-1919)
signed 'H. Gilman' (lower right)
oil on canvas
16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.)
Painted in Sweden in the summer of 1912.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 13 December 1967, lot 32a.
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probably London, Carfax & Co., Paintings by Harold Gilman and Spencer Gore, January 1913, no. 49.
We are very grateful to Dr Wendy Baron for her assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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