Lot 636 , § Dorothea Sharp (1874-1955) Children and goats on a cliff top 32 x 27.5in. Provenance: From the collection of the artists niece
§ Dorothea Sharp (1874-1955)
oil on canvas
Children and goats on a cliff top
signed, Bourlet label verso
32 x 27.5in. Provenance: From the collection of the artist's niece
Very good untouched condition, original canvas with fair impasto to the paint, slightly dull finish to the paint which does not appear to have ever been varnished, two very small lines of cracking showing in the sea at 2 o'clock, each a vertical crack approx 0.75 inch long, otherwise no faults noted, signed lower left, under glass in a plain parcel gilt and painted frame, one label on the stretcher for James Bourlet which may imply that this once sent for exhibition but no other exhibition labels are showing.
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Sold for £36,000