DESCRIPTION: Oil painting on canvas titled 'Girl With Flowers II'. The painting shows a seated young woman with a basket of flowers and holding some white flowers in her left hand. The work is displayed in a gilt moulded frame. Inscribed to the stretcher verso: 'PATRICIA PREECE MOOR THATCH COOKHAM BERKS GIRL WITH FLOWERS II - 40 GNS'. Many of Dorothy Hepworth's works were signed by her life partner Patricia Preece. There is an old James Bourlet & Sons, Ltd. label verso. James Bourlet were an art packers and picture framers used by The Roayal Acedemy among other prestigeous art institutions and galleries.
TITLE: Girl With Flowers II
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK
SIZE OF CANVAS: 61 x 51 cm (24 x 20 inches)
SIZE OF FRAME: 75 x 63.5 cm (29.5 x 25 inches)
MEDIUM: Oil on canvas
SIGNED: Inscribed stretcher 'Patricia Preece Cookham Berks. - Still life 25 Gns.'
DATE: Early 20th century
PROVENANCE: Private London collection ... Sale: David Lay, Penzance, Cornwall, 18th September 2020, 'Fine Art Sale', Lot 1205
CONDITION: Excellent condition with unlined canvas. The frame is also in excellent condition.