Mary Potter (1900-1981) Deserted Beach, Brighton 24 x 30 cm. (9 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Lot 132*
Mary Potter (1900-1981) Deserted Beach, Brighton 24 x 30 cm. (9 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Sold for £14,400 (US$ 22,533) inc. premium

Lot Details
Mary Potter (1900-1981)
Deserted Beach, Brighton
signed with initials (lower right)
oil on panel
24 x 30 cm. (9 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.)
Painted in 1946

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    with Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd, London
    with Sir John Mills

    Sir John Mills made his debut on the London stage at the famed Hippodrome in 1929, in the chorus of 'The 5 o'clock Girl'. He bacame a familiar figure to countless filmgoers, appearing in the original version of 'Goodbye Mr. Chips' (1939) among many others before the start of World War II. Stage credits include a season at the Old Vic, 'Ross' on Broadway and roles in Noel Coward's 'Cavalcade' and 'Words & Music'. Sir John won international acclaim as Pip in David Lean's screen version of Charles Dicken's 'Great Expectations' and following an Academy Award in 1971, received a Knighthood in 1976 for his outstanding contribution to the world of entertainment.
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