Their first swim

Lucy kemp welch

ARTIST: Lucy Kemp-WElch

Watercolour for sale  Titled " Their first swim" Circa 1935 signed with initials L/L

Image size 13 x 9.5 inch in a good quality period guilt frame .

Provenance:

This work is one of a number that were sold by  Messum Gallery and was included in their 1991 Exhibition of her work. It still retains its gallery label verso and is in perfect condition.
This really is one for the serious collector / enthusiast as the image can be found illustrated on page 28 of the wonderful book 'The spirit of the horse' by Laura Wortley.
As well as a noted horse painter , Lucy Kemp-Welch was a keen chicken fancier and had a cockerel as a pet for many years in her later life. This particular image dates from about 1935 when it was produced by Lucy for a children's books by Raphael Tuck publishing about farm animals.
This painting together with a number of other came from the disposal of a Lucy Kemp-Welch collectors estate. 

£  SOLD

 

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