12 June 2001
Charles Spencelayh (1865-1958)
signed 'Spencelayh' (lower left)
oil on canvas
8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 5.5 cm.)
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Cats feature prominently in Spencelayh's early work. Other examples on a comparable scale to this are Caught Napping and Mischief Brewing, illustrated in Aubrey Noakes, Charles Spencelayh and his Paintings, London, 1978, p. 41.
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