Mrs Gertrude Massey (née Seth) (British, 1868-1957)
The artist's niece, Maude Sybil Phoebe Fairweather (née Aflalo) (1896-1982), wearing white chemise, her arms crossed over her chest like wings, her mass of brown hair worn loose about her face.
Signed on the obverse Gertrude Massey, gold frame with pierced suspension loop, the reverse glazed, rectangular tan leather travelling case; together with a copy of the artist's autobiography, Kings, Commoners and Me (Blackie & Son Ltd, London, 1934) and a photograph of the artist.
Oval, 58mm (2 5/16in) high (3)
Provenance: The sitter; her only child Leslie Fairweather until 2012.
Auction terms and conditions