Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Lot 69
Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Alice, George and I went to take some food for the birds 30 x 37.5 cm. (11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)
Sold for £16,800 (US$ 28,237) inc. premium
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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Alice, George and I went to take some food for the birds
signed with fly insignia (lower left), further signed, inscribed and dated 'Alice, George & I went to take some food for the/birds,/for, although it was only November it was/very cold and frosty. Alice thought we/ought to collect some wood to dry out for/the fires. The Enchanted Garden behind/Grandpa's house at Blackpool was very/still and eerie in the setting sun and/George and I were glad Alice was with us/because George hadnt got over his fright when/he thought he could hear Biddy Murphys Tiger/breathing close to us and the year was 1907./Helen Layfield Bradley 1971' (on a label attached to the backboard)
oil on canvasboard
30 x 37.5 cm. (11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

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  • PROVENANCE:
    With The Mercury Gallery, London, 12 October 1971
    Private Collection, U.K.
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