*Mary Potter (1900-1981) oil on board - The Terrace, 40cm x 35cm, framed
Provenance: Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd. The Jenny Simpson Collection, Aldeburgh
NB: The Potter family moved to Aldeburgh in 1951, meeting the Simpson's who had already been in residence for a few years, it was here that Mary Potter painted a known oil entitled 'Mrs Ronald Simpson and her Daughter Jenny'
Sold for £3,500
Overall very good condition, it would benefit from a clean as it has been stored in a house not lived in by the late client. There are a couple of really minor cracks to the paint (see images), but the surface is stable and the paint is in no way lifting. The frame appears to be period to the painting.
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Auction: East Anglian, Fine Art & Antiques Sale, Thu, 23rd Sep 2021
Presale viewing and attendance on sale day strictly by appointment only, please book your appointment by telephoning the office on 01206 754754
Day One Lots - 1-681 (vacant lots 682-699)
Day Two Lots - 700-1566 (vacant lots 1567-1699)
Day Three - The Jenny Simpson Collection Lots - 1700-2036
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Presale viewing strictly by appointment, please book your appointment by telephoning the office on 01206 754754
Friday 17th September 9am - 5pm
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