Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) A Blackpool scene 23 x 30.5 cm. (9 x 12 in.)
Lot 68
Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) A Blackpool scene 23 x 30.5 cm. (9 x 12 in.)
Sold for £18,000 (US$ 30,254) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
A Blackpool scene
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with fly insignia (lower right), further inscribed 'George and I loved going to Grandpa's/at Blackpool for Christmas, and/we loved it to snow, all the fields/and little woods near to Grandpa's/farm looked like fairyland, "but,"/said Mother, "the birds don't like all/this snow, it's very difficult for/them to find their food," so we/collected all the crumbs we could/and every afternoon we set off/with Miss Carter (who wore Pink) and/Mr. Taylor (the Bank Manager) and all the/birds were waiting for us and the/year was 1906' (on a label attached to the backboard)
oil on board
23 x 30.5 cm. (9 x 12 in.)

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Private Collection, U.K.
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