London, South Kensington
10 May 2001
Gertrude Leese (exh. 1902-1911)
A woman chopping carrots in an interior
signed and inscribed 'Gertrude Leese 9 Moss Hall Crescent North Finchley' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas, unframed, unstretched
17 7/8 x 13¾ in. (45.4 x 34.9 cm.)
and five other oils by the same hand including a mother and child in an interior; three studies of hands; and a study of a cat by the same hand; and another two oils of a sleeping cat and figures boarding a tram, English School, 20th Century, both with signature 'Ruskin Spear'.
eight in the lot (8)
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