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SA1032981

Helen Layfield Bradley 1900 - 1979. Sunshine & Shadows Across The Leven Estuary, Lake District, 1965. Framed Oil On Board.

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£8,995 | $11,405 USD | €10,238 EUR
Item Number: SA1032981
Date of manufacture: Later than 1960
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Big Sky Fine Art
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Description

Helen Layfield Bradley.
English ( b.1900 - d.1979 ).
Sunshine & Shadows Across the Leven Estuary, Lake District, 1965.
Oil on Board. Signed.
Image size 15.9 inches x 16.9 inches ( 40.5cm x 43cm ).
Frame size 20.1 inches x 21.3 inches ( 51cm x 54cm ).
Available for sale from Big Sky Fine Art in the English county of Dorset, this original oil painting by Helen Layfield Bradley dates from 1965.
The painted surface has benefitted from cleaning and conservation, which was performed on our instruction, supervision and approval.
The painting is presented and supplied in a sympathetic contemporary frame (which is shown in these photographs).
This vintage painting is in very good condition. It wants for nothing and is supplied ready to hang and display.
The painting is signed with Helen's fly motif lower left.
Helen Layfield Bradley was a friend and associate of L.S. Lowry. She did not begin to produce paintings until she was 65, when she did so as a way of showing her granddaughter what life was like when she was a child. During the following decade she attained international celebrity and recognition as an artist. In 1979 she was awarded the MBE for services to art but died shortly before she was due to receive the honour from the Queen. Mrs Bradley had three exhibitions at the Mercury Gallery in London and one in Los Angeles and was much loved both sides of the Atlantic.
Her paintings typically depict scenes from Edwardian Lancashire with groups of figures, including her family and friends. A familiar figure in many of her paintings was a neighbour, Miss Carter, who wore pink. She gave her name to the first and most famous of four books of her works “And Miss Carter Wore Pink”. Her works are typically signed with a small black fly, as this one is.
Mrs Bradley’s landscape scenes are very rare and show a dreamlike quality and stunning use of colour and light.

This picture is of the estuary of the River Leven in the Lake District, Cumbria, as seen from Lancashire. It shows a house where she had stayed, near to her home on the edge of the Lake District and was originally painted as a gift to her hosts.
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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Later than 1960.


Dimensions

Height = 51 cm (20.1")
Width = 54 cm (21.3")
Depth = 3 cm (1.2")


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Sutton Poyntz
Dorset
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United Kingdom

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