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Helen Bradley (1900 - 1979)

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.)

Christie's

April 9, 2019
London, United Kingdom

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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 ⅞ in. (38.1 x 22.6 cm.)
Painted in 1966.

Provenance

with Mercury Gallery, London, where purchased by G.P. Holt, 16 December 1966.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 9 May 2007, lot 107.
Private collection, UK, from whom purchased by the present owner.

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