Lucy Harwood (1893-1972)
Portrait of a German governess
signed verso, oil on canvas
61 x 51cm
Provenance: The estate of Cedric Morris.
Exhibited: Fermoy Gallery, Kings Lynn, Ipswich Museum 1987;
Gardner Centre Gallery, University of Sussex, 1989.
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Sold for £4,200
There is a small puncture hole from the back, to the top left edge which has distorted the canvas slightly. Otherwise in generally good condition.
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Auction: The Sally Hunter and Ian Posgate Collection, Badgemore Grange, Tue, 18th May 2021
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