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Provenance: private collection Powys, various inscriptions verso including 'North Wales Art Trust' and 'No.12'
Auctioneer's Note: Mrs Money lived at a residential home for the elderly in St John's Wood, London, opposite the artist's home during this period. Sir Kyffin was the art master at nearby Highgate School, he described Mrs Money as a 'gentle soul who spoke well of everyone as did most of the old ladies I painted. One venerable old pensioner was delighted when she saw her portrait and asked me to do a dozen for her friends. Mrs Money sat patiently in a lovely cherry-coloured waistcoat and brown shawl of a surcoat' (Portraits Sir Kyffin Williams, Gomer Press 1996).
Comments: there is the beginning of a portrait of a young boy verso, the painting is in the original Bourlet frame with old repair to back of canvas which looks to be by the artist, frame structurally sound but aged, canvas has bulges, original condition
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