Helen Bradley The Picnic watercolour, signed
Lot 7AR
Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Going on a picnic 37.2 x 55.2 cm. (14 5/8 x 21 3/4 in.)
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,818) inc. premium
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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Going on a picnic
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with fly insignia (lower right); further signed, inscribed and dated 'It was on an April Evening/Mother said, "Let us go for a walk/in the Enchanted Garden, it is such/a beautiful evening, Come along/children, it is too nice to go to bed."/So George and I helped Mother,/the Aunts, and Miss Carter (who/wore Pink) to gather bunches of/Daffodils to take back to Grandma/who was feeling tired after the first/day of our holiday at Blackpool/and the year was 1908/Helen Layfield Bradley 1973' (on an accompanying label)
watercolour
37.2 x 55.2 cm. (14 5/8 x 21 3/4 in.)

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1975
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