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Helen Bradley(1900-1979)
Who is Helen Bradley?
Helen Bradley is a painter who only began creating when she was 65 because she wanted to show her grandchildren what her British childhood looked like. Early Helen Bradley paintings consisted of oil paintings created from written memories of her Edwardian upbringing, often featuring herself, family, and friends. Her later works became less realistic and more fantastical, based more on her childhood stories than memories. Helen Bradley prints, usually signed by the artist, feature her unique style with 2D figures that have no shadows and the use of abundant shades of color.

Painter Helen Bradley's work was first exhibited locally, then in London and abroad in Los Angeles and beyond. She became internationally famous and was featured on many talk shows, and audiences were charmed by her grandma-esque presence. Her pictures inspired the Miss Carter books. Find other charming oil paintings for sale online and at auction by browsing Invaluable.
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Helen Bradley MBE, British 1900–1979 - Look at our Willie's new clothes, 1971; oil on canvas bo

Lot 5: Helen Bradley MBE, British 1900–1979 - Look at our Willie's new clothes, 1971; oil on canvas bo

Auction Date: Nov 18, 2021

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Description: Helen Bradley MBE, British 1900–1979 - Look at our Willie's new clothes, 1971; oil on canvas board, 32 x 39.3 cm (ARR) Provenance: The Geoffrey and Fay Elliot collection. Mercury Gallery, London (according to the label on the reverse); Mr and Mrs Stephen King, purchased from the above in 1971 (according to the label on the reverse); Christie's, London, Modern British Art, 20th June 1996, lot 123 (label on the reverse); private collection; thence by descent Note: The work is inscribed on the reverse, ' "Look at our Willie's new clothes" cried that dreadful Annie Murgatroyd when we met on our afternoon walk through the cemetery. Mrs Murgatroyd and Annie were also in new clothes, and since their Uncle had come to live with them, their Mother no longer went out cleaning. When George and I caught up with Mother, Grandma, Miss Carter (who wore pink) and the Aunts, they were all busy talking about Willie's Uncle, and although they talked and talked about him, for days they could not remember an Uncle of the name of Edward in the family. Still he took them all to Blackpool, for Lee's Wares and the year was 1907 . Helen Layfield Bradley 1971.' In the 1960s, Bradley met L.S. Lowry, who inspired her to pursue her dream of painting professionally, even though the artist was in her 60s at the time. Bradley quickly found international success, painting her childhood memories in a naïve style, appearing on television and illustrating a series of novels in the 1970s, starting with 'And Miss Carter Wore Pink: Scenes from an Edwardian Childhood,' which became bestsellers around the world.

Held in a wooden frame, with painted slip, with minor scuff marks. Painted surface and canvas in very good, original condition.
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Location: West Norwood, LDN, UK

Auction House: Roseberys

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§ Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) George and I Loved Going to Grandpa's at Blackpool for Christmas

Lot 173: § Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) George and I Loved Going to Grandpa's at Blackpool for Christmas

Auction Date: Oct 29, 2021

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Description: § Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) George and I Loved Going to Grandpa's at Blackpool for Christmas signed and with fly insignia (lower right), oil on board (22.7cm x 30.5cm (9in x 12in)) Provenance: Willow Gallery, London; Private Collection, UK. Footnote: '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' (to label to reverse)....

Location: London, BRK, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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§ Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) One Glorious Day Spring Cleaning Began, 1971

Lot 174: § Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) One Glorious Day Spring Cleaning Began, 1971

Auction Date: Oct 29, 2021

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Description: § Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) One Glorious Day Spring Cleaning Began, 1971 fly insignia (lower left), oil on canvas on board (38.5cm x 54cm (15.25in x 21.25in)) Footnote: 'The Glorious day Spring Cleaning began... Aunt Mary, Aunt Frances, Aunt Charlotte, also Miss Carter (who wore Pink) called at our house ready to start on Father's Room. Everyone was having a delightful time. Aunt Frances sat on the stepladder reading something that made them all laugh. They loved Father's books on the top shelf and they read so much with such joy that it took them a week to do out the bookcases, but just when everyone was thoroughly enjoying themselves including George & I who were building houses with books, young Sarah opened the door and announced Mrs Hope-Ainsworth. "Oh dear", said Miss Carter, dropping her books, "we've all got our aprons on", and the year was 1906. Helen Rayfield Bradley, 1971' (to label to reverse)....

Location: London, BRK, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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§ ◆ Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) Oh! The Pot Market's Arrived

Lot 175: § ◆ Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) Oh! The Pot Market's Arrived

Auction Date: Oct 29, 2021

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Description: § ? Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) Oh! The Pot Market's Arrived signed and with fly insignia (lower left), oil on canvas on board (39.7cm x 49.5cm (15.6in x 19.5in)) Provenance: MacConnal-Mason, London; Private Collection, UK. Footnote: 'Oh! The Pot Market's arrived. George and I were delighted. We knew that grandma, mother, the aunts and Miss Carter, (who wore Pink) would stop and look at all the Pots and buy something, although they hadn't brought bags with them, "Because", they said "the market's earlier than usual". The Pot Markets only came about once every six months and they were exciting. All the men showing their wares and some offering a huge clothes basket full of pots for very little money. We are on our way to visit Great Aunt Buckley who, alas, George and I didn't like, so by the time all the pots had been looked at and we'd walked quite a long way, there wouldn't be much time to spend at Great Aunt Buckley's and the year was 1907. Helen Layfield Bradley 1975' (to label to reverse)....

Location: London, BRK, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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§ ◆ Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) Blackpool Sands with Punch and Judy Show

Lot 176: § ◆ Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) Blackpool Sands with Punch and Judy Show

Auction Date: Oct 29, 2021

Estimate: £60,000 - £80,000

Description: § ? Helen Bradley M.B.E. (British 1900-1979) Blackpool Sands with Punch and Judy Show signed with fly insignia (lower left), oil on canvas on board (75cm x 94cm (29.5in x 37in)) Exhibited: Windsor & Eton Fine Arts Co. Ltd, 1974; Bonhams, London, Modern British & Irish Art, 17 March 2010, Lot 13; Haynes Fine Art, Broadway. Footnote: '"Willie Murgatroyd", cried Miss Carter (who wore Pink) / "stop this minute" / George & I and the dogs Gyp & Barney, were at the back watching the Punch & Judy man. Willie & Annie Murgatroyd were there also, when all at once he lifted his spade and was about to whack the poor man when Miss Carter saw him. His mother rushed forward also, so I thought I had better get George back to mother and father before there was any trouble. They had stood at the back of the crowd to let Cousin Edward & Cousin Marion see the Punch & Judy show. Father held them up in turn. Mother, Aunt Charlotte & Aunt Frances were chatting when Aunt Frances noticed Bertie and Nellie Hope-Ainsworth standing near. "Look who's near you Jane", she said "Be careful what you say", for Nellie Hope Ainsworth listened to everyone's conversation and then passed it on to her mother who was enjoying the show. She was wearing her Parma Violet outfit. And the year was 1907 and it was late September at Blackpool. Helen Layfield Bradley 1971' (to label to reverse). When Helen Bradley’s grandchildren expressed curiosity about Edwardian-era life, she turned to her paintbrushes. Seeking to illustrate how much the world had changed, Bradley drew on her memories of her childhood in Oldham, painting scenes of townspeople going about their daily lives. Her grandchildren must have delighted at the unfamiliar Edwardian clothes, the stiff high-necked dresses, the suits and top hats. Yet Bradley’s paintings also touched on ideas that transcend the intervening decades: each is a celebration of family life and community, and is realised with a deep and earnest affection. The familial origins of Bradley’s artwork scarcely presupposed the phenomenal following she would garner in little more than five years. By the early 1970s, Bradley was an artist with an international reputation. Viewers delighted at the distinctive cast of characters that recur across her oeuvre, from the suited bank manager Mr. Taylor, to the now-famous Miss Carter, the family friend always clad in signature bubble-gum pink. The artist herself appears in many compositions as a child accompanied by her family and two pet dogs, Gyp and Barney. Bradley often drafted short narrative texts to accompany her paintings, further elucidating the memory she had felt compelled to paint. From 1965 until her death in 1979, Bradley’s fame increased, earning the artist an MBE and generating BBC and NBC documentaries about her life, and a Northern Ballet adaptation of her work. Yet, Bradley had only resumed a regular painting practice in the early 1960s. Her artistic talent was evident from an early age: at thirteen, she was awarded a scholarship to attend Oldham Art School. Later, when living in London, Bradley recalled being particularly taken with exhibitions of early Chinese painting and displays of Persian miniatures at the British Museum, perhaps an early indication of her predilection for art with the capacity to transport the viewer to another world. Also familiar is the approach to figures largely in-profile and rendered in vivid colour, as well as the strong narrative function. Unfortunately, with the outbreak of war Bradley's plans to pursue the arts were cut short. In 1926, she married the artist and textile designer John Bradley, and would not consistently paint again until her mid-sixties. It was a chance encounter with L.S. Lowry in the 1960s that encouraged Bradley to approach her painting as a personal document. Blackpool Sands with Punch and Judy Show likely dates to the early 1970s, and epitomises the artist’s ability to recall the past with playful tenderness, without succumbing to nostalgia. Bradley spent her childhood holidays in Blackpool where her grandparents lived, and they proved the most beloved and prolific of her childhood adventures. Brimming with the fun of the seaside - kite flying, donkey rides and Punch and Judy shows - Bradley’s works of Blackpool are perhaps her most iconic and charming works. They were generally painted on a larger scale than her other pictures, and this example is arguably one of the foremost examples of her Blackpool reminiscences. The composition evokes a leisurely family day at the beach punctuated by small moments of chaos: to the alarm of three onlooking children, a small boy brandishes a spade behind the Punch & Judy puppeteer, while Miss Carter rushes to intervene. Relishing in the poignancy of life’s quiet, incidental moments is quintessential Bradley....

Location: London, BRK, UK

Auction House: Lyon & Turnbull

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§ HELEN LAYFIELD BRADLEY (BRITISH 1900-1979)

Lot 441: § HELEN LAYFIELD BRADLEY (BRITISH 1900-1979)

Auction Date: Oct 21, 2021

Estimate: £100 - £200

Description: § HELEN LAYFIELD BRADLEY (BRITISH 1900-1979)

HELEN LAYFIELD BRADLEY (BRITISH 1900-1979)
Lees Road, Oldham
signed within the plate
signed (lower right) and blindstamped (lower left)
offset lithograph
29 x 38 cm

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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Chiswick Auctions

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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Uncle Tom's Funeral Procession 60.3 x 151.5 cm. (23 3/4 x 59 5/8 in.)

Lot 41: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Uncle Tom's Funeral Procession 60.3 x 151.5 cm. (23 3/4 x 59 5/8 in.)

Auction Date: Sep 29, 2021

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Description: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Uncle Tom's Funeral Procession
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with fly insignia (lower right); further signed, inscribed and dated ''Theyre off' called John Sam'els wife Florrie, who was/standing on a chair peeping through the Blind, but Martha/Higgingbottom who was also peeping was away counting/the neighbours who were following the Hearse. 'We cant/feed all that lot' said aunt Mary, who was away/stealing the ham. Mother wasnt thinking about the food/but great uncle Toms sideboard. 'I wonder who he's left it/too' she said, but aunt Annie (who was only an aunt by/marriage) said, 'Jane, youve enough furniture, I could do/ with that sideboard'. Just then Sarah's voice came from/upstairs, 'Everybody's making for the front gardens and/I can hear a bull bellowing', So mother, aunt Mary,/and aunt Frances rushed upstairs to see what was happening/sure enough, Joe Wroe the Butcher was so busy watching/great uncle Toms funeral that he forgot to fasten his bulls in,/so out they came and away they ran. Two were soon caught but/one ran down into Lees, and the thought of it deterred several people/ who were coming to the house for the funeral tea which made it/easier for mother and the aunts. Alas we didnt get the sideboard/and the year was 1909./Helen Layfield Bradley 1973.' (on a label attached to the backboard)
oil on canvas laid on board
60.3 x 151.5 cm. (23 3/4 x 59 5/8 in.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Bonhams

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Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979), Lancashire Sch...

Lot 2474: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979), Lancashire Sch...

Auction Date: Aug 06, 2021

Estimate: £60 - £80

Description: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979), Lancashire School, Chromolithograph, Friday Walk by the River, A narrative scene described below: On Friday afternoons we went with Grandpa to the farm in St. Michaels. Grandpa liked to visit the Farmer and he bought apples, eggs and home cured ham. Mother, the Aunts, Miss Carter (who wore pink) and Mr Taylor (the Bank Manager), also George and I, and sometimes Mrs. Maitland and Emily liked to walk along the path besides the river. Mother said that if we walked along the path we were safe from cows, but, Oh dear, what ever shall we do, cried Miss Carter. Just look at those cows, how ever shall we get past them, but Mr. Taylor said, Come along, I've got my stick and we'll be alright. Mother said, after we were safely; past those cows, I don't know what we would do without Mr. Taylor, He's so very kind, and the year was 1906. Facsimile signature lower left, the description signed and dated 1977. Approx. 11" x 14 1/2"...

Location: Middle Claydon, BUX, UK

Auction House: Claydon Auctioneers

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§ Attributed to Helen Layfield Bradley MBE (British 1900-1979)

Lot 241: § Attributed to Helen Layfield Bradley MBE (British 1900-1979)

Auction Date: Jul 29, 2021

Estimate: £500 - £800

Description: § Attributed to Helen Layfield Bradley MBE (British 1900-1979) Mum and Milly signed and dated with fly insignia 'Helen Bradley 1967' (lower right); titled and dated 79 to the reverse watercolour and gouache 15.5 x 21cm...

Location: Cambridge, CBE, UK

Auction House: Cheffins

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§ HELEN BRADLEY (1900-1979)

Lot 49: § HELEN BRADLEY (1900-1979)

Auction Date: Jul 08, 2021

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Description: § HELEN BRADLEY (1900-1979)

HELEN BRADLEY (1900-1979)
Winter Snow
signed with fly monogram (upper right), signed again and titled WINTER/SNOW/Helen Layfield Bradley (on the reverse)
oil on board
80.3 x 120.7 cm (31 1/2 x 47 1/4 in)

According to a label on the reverse of the work, Winter Snow was one of the first large scale works completed by Bradley. She was pleased with it and hung it in her bedroom, where it remained for the rest of her life.

PROVENANCE:
with Helen Bradley Prints, Bolton, where purchased by the present owner

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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Chiswick Auctions

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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Aunt Edith was Sixteen and Wept for Love 30.6 x 38 cm. (12 x 15 in.)

Lot 16: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Aunt Edith was Sixteen and Wept for Love 30.6 x 38 cm. (12 x 15 in.)

Auction Date: Nov 18, 2020

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Description: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Aunt Edith was Sixteen and Wept for Love
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with fly insignia (lower right)
oil on board
30.6 x 38 cm. (12 x 15 in.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Bonhams

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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Lady in Yellow Dress 27 x 18 cm. (10 5/8 x 7 1/8 in.)

Lot 17: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Lady in Yellow Dress 27 x 18 cm. (10 5/8 x 7 1/8 in.)

Auction Date: Nov 18, 2020

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Description: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Lady in Yellow Dress
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with fly insignia (lower right)
oil on canvas laid on board
27 x 18 cm. (10 5/8 x 7 1/8 in.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Bonhams

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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Uncle Tom's Funeral Procession 60.3 x 151.5 cm. (23 3/4 x 59 5/8 in.)

Lot 19: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Uncle Tom's Funeral Procession 60.3 x 151.5 cm. (23 3/4 x 59 5/8 in.)

Auction Date: Nov 18, 2020

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Description: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Uncle Tom's Funeral Procession
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with fly insignia (lower right); further signed, inscribed and dated ''Theyre off' called John Sam'els wife Florrie, who was/standing on a chair peeping through the Blind, but Martha/Higgingbottom who was also peeping was away counting/the neighbours who were following the Hearse. 'We cant/feed all that lot' said aunt Mary, who was away/stealing the ham. Mother wasnt thinking about the food/but great uncle Toms sideboard. 'I wonder who he's left it/too' she said, but aunt Annie (who was only an aunt by/marriage) said, 'Jane, youve enough furniture, I could do/ with that sideboard'. Just then Sarah's voice came from/upstairs, 'Everybody's making for the front gardens and/I can hear a bull bellowing', So mother, aunt Mary,/and aunt Frances rushed upstairs to see what was happening/sure enough, Joe Wroe the Butcher was so busy watching/great uncle Toms funeral that he forgot to fasten his bulls in,/so out they came and away they ran. Two were soon caught but/one ran down into Lees, and the thought of it deterred several people/ who were coming to the house for the funeral tea which made it/easier for mother and the aunts. Alas we didnt get the sideboard/and the year was 1909./Helen Layfield Bradley 1973.' (on a label attached to backboard)
oil on canvas laid on board
60.3 x 151.5 cm. (23 3/4 x 59 5/8 in.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Bonhams

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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) A Family Walk 26.5 x 18 cm. (10 3/8 x 7 1/8 in.)

Lot 18: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) A Family Walk 26.5 x 18 cm. (10 3/8 x 7 1/8 in.)

Auction Date: Nov 18, 2020

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Description: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
A Family Walk
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with fly insignia (lower right)
oil on canvas laid on board
26.5 x 18 cm. (10 3/8 x 7 1/8 in.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Bonhams

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BRADLEY Helen Layfield (British 1900-1979), 'It was the first Saturday in May, 1972', Offset Lithograph, 45x60cm (image)

Lot 1285: BRADLEY Helen Layfield (British 1900-1979), 'It was the first Saturday in May, 1972', Offset Lithograph, 45x60cm (image)

Auction Date: Oct 18, 2020

Estimate: AUD100 - AUD200

Description: BRADLEY, Helen Layfield (British 1900-1979)
'It was the first Saturday in May, 1972'
Hand signed in pencil by the artist; blind stamp lower left BCB & Fine Art Trade Guild (FATG).
Offset Lithograph
45x60cm (image)
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Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Auction House: Davidson Auctions

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - Misty November

Lot 134: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - Misty November

Auction Date: Sep 29, 2020

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
Misty November
oil on panel
16 x 21 in. (40.6 x 53.3cm.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - Roses

Lot 132: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - Roses

Auction Date: Sep 29, 2020

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
Roses
oil on canvas-board
8 x 8 ½ in. (20.3 x 21.6 cm.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - The Wakes Came to Lees

Lot 133: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - The Wakes Came to Lees

Auction Date: Sep 29, 2020

Estimate: £65,000 - £85,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
The Wakes Came to Lees
oil on canvas-board
24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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Helen Bradley, 'Four Seasons', set of four prints,

Lot 2271: Helen Bradley, 'Four Seasons', set of four prints,

Auction Date: Jul 23, 2020

Estimate: £80 - £120

Description: Helen Bradley, 'Four Seasons', set of four prints, each blind-stamped FATG and signed in pencil to lower margins, 23 x 30.5cm, together another from the same series titled 'Autumn', blind-stamped and signed in pencil, 23 x 30.5cm, and an unsigned Helen Bradley print, 37 x 55cm (6)...

Location: Woking, SRY, UK

Auction House: Ewbank's

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Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) five blind stamped coloured prints,

Lot 1154: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) five blind stamped coloured prints,

Auction Date: Jul 02, 2020

Estimate: £200 - £300

Description: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979)
five blind stamped coloured prints, comprising Blackpool South Shore (Waterloo Road); Huddersfield; Lake Windermere; Ah Dear Emily; and Oh Just Look Said Mother, each signed in pencil to lower right margin, printed signature to prints, the largest 18 1/2 x 23 5/8in. ( 47 x 60cm.). (5)
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Location: Guernsey, GUR, UK

Auction House: Martel Maides

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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Waiting at Liverpool to go to the Isle of Man 45.8 x 61 cm. (18 x 24 in.)

Lot 34: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979) Waiting at Liverpool to go to the Isle of Man 45.8 x 61 cm. (18 x 24 in.)

Auction Date: Jul 01, 2020

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Description: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979)
Waiting at Liverpool to go to the Isle of Man
signed with fly insignia (lower left); further signed, inscribed and dated 'Waiting at Liverpool to go to the Isle of Man/Father decided we should all go for a holiday/to the Isle of Man. He said the sail and the/pleasant air of the Island would do us good. George/and I were a little afraid of the paddle steamer. It/made such a noise. Grandma and the two aunts and/the dogs, Gyp and Barney, came with us, so also did/Miss Carter (who wore pink) and Mr Taylor (the Bank Manager). I heard the aunts whisper that/perhaps, with the journey across the water/being so romantic, Mr Taylor might propose/to Miss Carter, but he was most attentive to/Aunt Frances and Aunt Charlotte in turn which/made our holiday most enjoyable and the/year was 1906/Helen Layfield Bradley 1969' (on a label attached to the backboard)
oil on canvasboard
45.8 x 61 cm. (18 x 24 in.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Bonhams

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HELEN BRADLEY (1900-1979), THE FOUR SEASONS, SET OF FOUR PENCIL SIGNED PRIN

Lot 694: HELEN BRADLEY (1900-1979), THE FOUR SEASONS, SET OF FOUR PENCIL SIGNED PRIN

Auction Date: Apr 18, 2020

Estimate: £80 - £120

Description: HELEN BRADLEY (1900-1979), THE FOUR SEASONS, SET OF FOUR PENCIL SIGNED PRINTS, each with FATG blindstamp, framed. Image 22.5cm by 30cm...

Location: Ripon, YSN, UK

Auction House: Elstob and Elstob

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - On a Warm Spring Afternoon

Lot 342: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - On a Warm Spring Afternoon

Auction Date: Nov 21, 2019

Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
On a Warm Spring Afternoon
oil on canvas-board
10 x 12 in. (25.4 x 30.5 cm.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - The Whitsuntide Procession in Manchester

Lot 339: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - The Whitsuntide Procession in Manchester

Auction Date: Nov 21, 2019

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
The Whitsuntide Procession in Manchester
oil on canvas-board
22 x 36 in. (55.9 x 91.4 cm.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - High Tides at Blackpool

Lot 340: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) - High Tides at Blackpool

Auction Date: Nov 21, 2019

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
High Tides at Blackpool
oil on canvas-board
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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Helen Layfield Bradley, (British, 1900-1979), Alice Ann and Jim Wilson are Married..., 1968, oil on canvas board, 17 1/2 x 21 1/2in (44

Lot 319: Helen Layfield Bradley, (British, 1900-1979), Alice Ann and Jim Wilson are Married..., 1968, oil on canvas board, 17 1/2 x 21 1/2in (44

Auction Date: Oct 20, 2019

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000

Description: Helen Layfield Bradley
(British, 1900-1979)
Alice Ann and Jim Wilson are Married..., 1968
oil on canvas board
inscribed and dated on labels to reverse of frame Alice Ann and Jim Wilson are married.../She looked very neat and tidy and very/happy with her new found family./She vowed to make Jim a good wife and/be a good mother to his four little boys./Mother and Grandma wondered if she was/doing right "But" said Alice Ann, "I've/always loved little boys".../Mother and the three aunts slipped out of/Church to put on their aprons and get the/kettle boiling./Everything was ready by the time the happy/pair walked across the square + Mother was the/first o welcome her. Miss Carter (who wore pink) +/Mr Taylor (the Bank Manager) are waiting to welcome/her also and the year was 1907/Helen Rayfield Bradley 1968

17 1/2 x 21 1/2in (44.5 x 54.5cm)

Provenance: The Carter Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Collection of Joseph Mell, Los Angeles, California.
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Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Auction House: Andrew Jones Auctions

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Lancashire.- Bradley (Helen) Blackpool, South Shore (Waterloo Road); The Picnic, [circa 1973-1990]; and two others by the artist (4).

Lot 177: Lancashire.- Bradley (Helen) Blackpool, South Shore (Waterloo Road); The Picnic, [circa 1973-1990]; and two others by the artist (4).

Auction Date: Oct 17, 2019

Estimate: £150 - £200

Description: NO RESERVE Lancashire.- Bradley (Helen, English artist born in Lees, Lancashire, 1900-1979) Blackpool, South Shore (Waterloo Road); The Picnic, two works, photolithographs, each signed in pencil, with Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamps, each approx. 400 x 560 mm. (15 3/4 x 22 in), under glass, some surface dirt, framed, [circa 1973-1990]; and with two further photolithographs by Bradley of figures in a park, both signed in pencil, each approx. 330 x 260 mm. (13 x 10 1/4 in), framed, [circa 1973-1990] (4)....

Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Forum Auctions - UK

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Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd and Numbered Edition Signed Colour Lithograph

Lot 906: Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd and Numbered Edition Signed Colour Lithograph

Auction Date: Aug 16, 2019

Estimate: £60 - £80

Description: Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd and Numbered Edition Signed Colour Lithograph Print. Titled ' Promenade ' Signed In Pencil by Artist Lower Right, Mounted and Framed Behind Glass, Blind Stamp to Bottom Left - Fine Art Guild. Published by Miss Carter Publication. Size - 19.5 x 24.5 Inches - 50 cm x 62 cm. No Fading, Excellent All Round Condition, Wonderful Colours....

Location: St Annes , LNH, UK

Auction House: Gerrards Auction Rooms

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HELEN BRADLEY | We Are Bringing Home The Holly And The Ivy

Lot 138: HELEN BRADLEY | We Are Bringing Home The Holly And The Ivy

Auction Date: Jun 19, 2019

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Description: oil on canvasboard...

Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Sotheby's

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Helen Bradley, Fred Walmsley's Concert Party, signed in pencil, colour prin

Lot 320: Helen Bradley, Fred Walmsley's Concert Party, signed in pencil, colour prin

Auction Date: Apr 16, 2019

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: Helen Bradley, Fred Walmsley's Concert Party, signed in pencil, colour print, 38cm x 54cm and two other prints After Helen Bradley, (3)....

Location: Market Harborough, LEC, UK

Auction House: Gildings Auctioneers

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) Oh it's the King and Queen oil on canvas, laid on board 38 x 72 in. (96.7 x 183 cm.)

Lot 67: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) Oh it's the King and Queen oil on canvas, laid on board 38 x 72 in. (96.7 x 183 cm.)

Auction Date: Apr 09, 2019

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
Oh it's the King and Queen
signed 'HELEN BRADLEY' and with a fly (lower right)
oil on canvas, laid on board
38 x 72 in. (96.7 x 183 cm.)
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) It was the first Saturday in May oil on canvas-board 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)

Lot 68: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) It was the first Saturday in May oil on canvas-board 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)

Auction Date: Apr 09, 2019

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
It was the first Saturday in May
signed and dated 'HELEN BRADLEY/1972' and with a fly (lower left); signed again, dated again and inscribed 'It was the first Saturday in May,/and being warm Mother said it would/be nice to go the Park to see the/Tulips, so we called for Grandma/and the Aunts, Mrs Maitland and Dear/Emily also Miss Carter (who wore Pink)/decided to come also, and there,/coming along to meet us was Mr Taylor/(the Bank Manager), but as soon as Mrs/Maitland saw him she said "Come along/Emily, we must go back, I'm sure I/have a headache coming on", and away/home they went. "Poor Emily" said Grandma./"Her mother wont let her out of her sight, and/she's so nice and kind" and the year was 1907./Helen Layfield Bradley 1972' (on the artist's label attached to the reverse)
oil on canvas-board
18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)
Painted in 1972.
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979) O Love is like a Red, Red Rose oil on canvas-board 15 x 8 7/8 in. (38.1 x 22.6 cm.)

Lot 69: Helen Bradley (1900-1979) O Love is like a Red, Red Rose oil on canvas-board 15 x 8 7/8 in. (38.1 x 22.6 cm.)

Auction Date: Apr 09, 2019

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979)
O Love is like a Red, Red Rose
signed with a fly (lower left); signed again, inscribed and dated '"O Love, O love is like a Red, Red/Rose", sighed Edith in her Black/Velvet Hat, at 17 she lost all/her fun and became quite besotted/over a young man from Arnold/House School (and the year was 1908)/Helen Layfield Bradley (1966)' (on the artist's label attached to the reverse)
oil on canvas-board
15 x 8 ? in. (38.1 x 22.6 cm.)
Painted in 1966.
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Location: London, LDN, UK

Auction House: Christie's

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BRADLEY HELEN: (1900-1979) English Artist, influenced by L. S. Lowry. A colour 15 x 13 Limited Edition print entitled Going Through the Enchanted Garden, signed by Bradley in pencil to the lower white border. Limited Edition of only 850 copies each signed by the artist and stamped by The Fine Arts Guild. Matted in cream and framed and glazed in a gold coloured frame to an overall size of 21 x 19. With minor age toning, otherwise VG

Lot 176: BRADLEY HELEN: (1900-1979) English Artist, influenced by L. S. Lowry. A colour 15 x 13 Limited Edition print entitled Going Through the Enchanted Garden, signed by Bradley in pencil to the lower white border. Limited Edition of only 850 copies each signed by the artist and stamped by The Fine Arts Guild. Matted in cream and framed and glazed in a gold coloured frame to an overall size of 21 x 19. With minor age toning, otherwise VG

Auction Date: Jan 03, 2019

Estimate: £300 - £400

Description: BRADLEY HELEN: (1900-1979) English Artist, influenced by L. S. Lowry. A colour 15 x 13 Limited Edition print entitled Going Through the Enchanted Garden, signed by Bradley in pencil to the lower white border. Limited Edition of only 850 copies each signed by the artist and stamped by The Fine Arts Guild. Matted in cream and framed and glazed in a gold coloured frame to an overall size of 21 x 19. With minor age toning, otherwise VG...

Location: Nottingham, NOT, UK

Auction House: International Autograph Auctions

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Helen Bradley M.B.E. ( British 1900 - 1979) Artis

Lot 919: Helen Bradley M.B.E. ( British 1900 - 1979) Artis

Auction Date: Nov 09, 2018

Estimate: £40 - £50

Description: Helen Bradley M.B.E. ( British 1900 - 1979) Artist Signed Proof 'Lake Windermere' Framed and mounted under glass, blindstamp to lower right margin, pencil signed to lower left. Very good condition, image size, 15 x 22 inches. Please see accompanying image...

Location: St Annes , LNH, UK

Auction House: Gerrards Auction Rooms

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Helen Bradley M.B.E. ( British 1900 - 1979) Artis

Lot 917: Helen Bradley M.B.E. ( British 1900 - 1979) Artis

Auction Date: Nov 09, 2018

Estimate: £30 - £50

Description: Helen Bradley M.B.E. ( British 1900 - 1979) Artist Signed Proof 'It Was a Beautiful Winter's Day' Framed and mounted under glass, blindstamp to lower right, pencil signed to lower left. Very good condition, 10 x 14 ½ inches. Please see accompanying image...

Location: St Annes , LNH, UK

Auction House: Gerrards Auction Rooms

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Helen Bradley limited edition prints signed in pen

Lot 1435: Helen Bradley limited edition prints signed in pen

Auction Date: Sep 13, 2018

Estimate: £80 - £120

Description: Helen Bradley limited edition prints signed in pencil Our Christmas Ducks and three others 39cm x 49cm...

Location: Woking, SRY, UK

Auction House: Ewbank's

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Helen Bradley signed limited edition print Walmsle

Lot 1436: Helen Bradley signed limited edition print Walmsle

Auction Date: Sep 13, 2018

Estimate: £60 - £100

Description: Helen Bradley signed limited edition print Walmsleys Pierrots and two others 36cm x 54cm...

Location: Woking, SRY, UK

Auction House: Ewbank's

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Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979, Original Ink Sketch Of A Girl Walking A Dog With

Lot 926: Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979, Original Ink Sketch Of A Girl Walking A Dog With

Auction Date: Sep 07, 2018

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Description: Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979, Original Ink Sketch Of A Girl Walking A Dog With A Fly Above Her, Titled Helen Rayfield Bradley 'Oh', Said Grandpa ''Your Nellie Bly Who Caught A Fly'' Together With A Personal Letter From Helen Bradley Regarding Carpets On Floral Note Paper, Two Paperback Books & A Letter From A Picture Framing Company With The History Of The Artist....

Location: St Annes , LNH, UK

Auction House: Gerrards Auction Rooms

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Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloure

Lot 650: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloure

Auction Date: Sep 03, 2018

Estimate: £40 - £80

Description: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloured prints , two ' Gathering Holly ' & ' Light go Gently ' Both signed , bearing blind stamp lower left and poems verso. Aperture approximately 12 x 15 1/2''...

Location: Middle Claydon, BUX, UK

Auction House: Claydon Auctioneers

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Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd Edition Colour Lithograph / Print - Titled ' Friday Afternoon ' at The Co-op In The Year 1912. Mounted and Framed Behind Glass - Non Reflective. Print Size 20 x 21 Inches - 50 cm x 53 cm.

Lot 982: Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd Edition Colour Lithograph / Print - Titled ' Friday Afternoon ' at The Co-op In The Year 1912. Mounted and Framed Behind Glass - Non Reflective. Print Size 20 x 21 Inches - 50 cm x 53 cm.

Auction Date: Jul 27, 2018

Estimate: £20 - £30

Description: Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd Edition Colour Lithograph / Print - Titled ' Friday Afternoon ' at The Co-op In The Year 1912. Mounted and Framed Behind Glass - Non Reflective. Print Size 20 x 21 Inches - 50 cm x 53 cm....

Location: St Annes , LNH, UK

Auction House: Gerrards Auction Rooms

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Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd Edition Colour Lithograph / Print - Titled ' Friday Afternoon ' at The Co-op In The Year 1912. Mounted and Framed Behind Glass - Non Reflective. Print Size 20 x 21 Inches - 50 cm x 53 cm.

Lot 982: Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd Edition Colour Lithograph / Print - Titled ' Friday Afternoon ' at The Co-op In The Year 1912. Mounted and Framed Behind Glass - Non Reflective. Print Size 20 x 21 Inches - 50 cm x 53 cm.

Auction Date: Jul 06, 2018

Estimate: £20 - £30

Description: Helen Bradley 1900 - 1979 Ltd Edition Colour Lithograph / Print - Titled ' Friday Afternoon ' at The Co-op In The Year 1912. Mounted and Framed Behind Glass - Non Reflective. Print Size 20 x 21 Inches - 50 cm x 53 cm....

Location: St Annes , LNH, UK

Auction House: Gerrards Auction Rooms

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Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloured prints , two ' Gatherin

Lot 83: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloured prints , two ' Gatherin

Auction Date: Jun 01, 2018

Estimate: £40 - £80

Description: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloured prints , two ' Gathering Holly ' & ' Light go Gently ' Both signed , bearing blind stamp lower left and poems verso. Aperture approximately 12 x 15 1/2''...

Location: Middle Claydon, BUX, UK

Auction House: Claydon Auctioneers

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Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloured prints , two ' Gatherin

Lot 82: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloured prints , two ' Gatherin

Auction Date: May 04, 2018

Estimate: £40 - £80

Description: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) Signed coloured prints , two ' Gathering Holly ' & ' Light go Gently ' Both signed , bearing blind stamp lower left and poems verso. Aperture approximately 12 x 15 1/2''...

Location: Middle Claydon, BUX, UK

Auction House: Claydon Auctioneers

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Helen Bradley signed print

Lot 38: Helen Bradley signed print

Auction Date: Mar 19, 2018

Estimate: £10 - £20

Description: Helen Bradley signed print...

Location: Bolton, LNH, UK

Auction House: Bolton Auction Rooms

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Helen Bradley (1900-1979, framed coloured print 'Blackpool Beach' signed to margin in pencil with blindstamp, 45cm x 60cm

Lot 132: Helen Bradley (1900-1979, framed coloured print 'Blackpool Beach' signed to margin in pencil with blindstamp, 45cm x 60cm

Auction Date: Mar 12, 2018

Estimate: £40 - £60

Description: Helen Bradley (1900-1979, framed coloured print 'Blackpool Beach' signed to margin in pencil with blindstamp, 45cm x 60cm...

Location: Bolton, LNH, UK

Auction House: Bolton Auction Rooms

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Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) British. "Ah Dear Emily", Lithograph, Signed in Pencil, 12" x 9.75", and the companion piece, "Oh, Just Look! Said Mother", a pair (2).

Lot 14: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) British. "Ah Dear Emily", Lithograph, Signed in Pencil, 12" x 9.75", and the companion piece, "Oh, Just Look! Said Mother", a pair (2).

Auction Date: Feb 28, 2018

Estimate: £300 - £400

Description: Helen Layfield Bradley (1900-1979) British. "Ah Dear Emily", Lithograph, Signed in Pencil, 12" x 9.75", and the companion piece, "Oh, Just Look! Said Mother", a pair (2)....

Location: Haslemere, SRY, UK

Auction House: John Nicholsons Fine Art Auctioneer & Valuer

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Helen Bradley framed print 'Summer' signed in pencil with blind stamp

Lot 295: Helen Bradley framed print 'Summer' signed in pencil with blind stamp

Auction Date: Feb 12, 2018

Estimate: £10 - £20

Description: Helen Bradley framed print 'Summer' signed in pencil with blind stamp...

Location: Bolton, LNH, UK

Auction House: Bolton Auction Rooms

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Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979): a street scene, lithographic print, wit

Lot 576: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979): a street scene, lithographic print, wit

Auction Date: Dec 02, 2017

Estimate: £40 - £60

Description: Helen Bradley (British, 1900-1979): a street scene, lithographic print, with blind stamp lower left and signed in pencil lower right margin, 30 by 40cm, framed and glazed, 50 by 59cm....

Location: Stamford, LCN, UK

Auction House: Batemans Auctioneers & Valuers

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HELEN BRADLEY, PENCIL SIGNED LIMITED EDITION POLYCHROME PRINT DEPICTING HOL

Lot 341: HELEN BRADLEY, PENCIL SIGNED LIMITED EDITION POLYCHROME PRINT DEPICTING HOL

Auction Date: Nov 15, 2017

Estimate: £50 - £80

Description: HELEN BRADLEY, PENCIL SIGNED LIMITED EDITION POLYCHROME PRINT DEPICTING HOLLINWOOD MARKET, APPROXIMATELY 49cm x 71cm...

Location: Liverpool, MSY, UK

Auction House: Cato Crane & Company

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