London, South Kensington
15 July 2009
Mary Newcomb (1922-2008)
signed and dated 'Mary Newcomb/'89' (lower right), signed again, inscribed and dated again 'Tavistock Farm/June 89/Mary Newcomb' (on the reverse)
oil on board
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 60.9 cm.)
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1989.
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In a letter to the present owner, Newcomb comments, 'I have a very good picture in my mind of your farm and field and horses and I'm starting on a painting. Perhaps I will do one or two so that you could choose' (Private correspondence, June 1989).
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Please note that Tavistock Farm is nr Cromer in Norfolk.
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