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Walter Langley interior scene offered in Bletchingley

14 March 2013Written by ATG Reporter

First exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1913, this painting by Walter Langley (1852-1922) will be offered for sale at Lawrences Auctioneers of Bletchingley on March 20.

The 4ft 6in x 3ft 4in (1.37 x 1.01m) signed oil on canvas entitled Mother Love was consigned from a private source for whom the auctioneers have also carried out probate work.

In an original gilt frame, it is a comparitively large work by the founder of the Newlyn School and has not appeared at auction in the last 25 years.

It shows a Newlyn fisherman's cottage interior with a grandmother, mother and child seated to the foreground beside a table.

Estimate: £70,000-90,000.

Contact: 01883 743323.

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