Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Judson's New Drapers Shop 35.7 x 45.7 cm. (14 x 18 in.)
Lot 37
Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Judson's New Drapers Shop 35.7 x 45.7 cm. (14 x 18 in.)
Sold for £60,000 (US$ 93,711) inc. premium

Lot Details
Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Judson's New Drapers Shop
signed with fly insignia (lower right), further signed, inscribed and dated 'It was Christmas and the snow lay crisp and even/and it was with great delight we all/went to see Judson's new drapers shop opened/with toys and almost everything you would/think of. Mother and Grandma went inside/to buy red flannel for our petticoats and they/declared it to be of good fine quality. Aunt/Charlotte has just seen Miss Carter (who wore/pink) also coming to look at all the lovely things./I wanted George to come and look at the Dolls/House but he was too busy helping to make the/Snow Man, and as Aunt Frances pointed out,/he would much rather look at the toy trains/and the year was 1906./Helen Layfield Bradley 1970' (on a label attached to the backboard)
oil on canvasboard
35.7 x 45.7 cm. (14 x 18 in.)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With MacConnal-Mason Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner in 1987
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