5 June 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
Charles Spencelayh (1865-1958)
signed 'C. SPENCELAYH.' (lower left) and with inscription 'This Drawing was/accepted into the Royal/Academy but Crowded/out for want of space' (on a label attached to the backboard)
pencil and watercolour with gum arabic
15 x 11 1/8 in. (38 x 28.3 cm.)
with Charles Nicholls & Son, Manchester.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Chester, 27 April 1989, lot 3028, where purchased by the present owner.
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