Carlton Alfred Smith (1853-1946)
'At the Stable Door' - a young girl feeding a bay mare and her foal at a stable door
signed and dated 'Carlton. A. Smith 1885' l.r., oil on canvas
75 x 50cm
Provenance: Property of the late Lady de Freece (Vesta Tilley) (1864-1952). The old label refers to David Messum, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, where it was acquired by the vendor's father.
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Sold for £7,000
Canvas has been relined. Examination under UV shows minor re-touches in places and more extensive overpainting to the skirt, the frame has a few chips. Old labels to the reverse.
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