The picture shows Margaret Sewell nee Ley in 1927, dressed in mourning and holding in her hand a species of the Cardamine plant, which was known for its healing properties for heart ailments.
Margaret was a miniaturist who met her husband, William Sewell, when they were students at Herkomer’s Art School. He was an artist and book illustrator and was killed, aged 41, at the Battle of Arras.
Moody, the portraitist, was too young to participate in the conflict but his art addresses the sense of the futility of war which affected the mood of his own generation.
The online sales campaign is timed to correspond with the Tate Britain exhibition Aftermath: Art in the Wake of World War One. Marking 100 years since the end of the war, that show looks at how artists responded to the physical and psychological scars left on Europe through British, French and German art.
Among the works on offer at Liss Llewelyn are paintings and prints as well as a selection of posters and postcards. A maquette of St George designed for the Cramlinton War Memorial in Northumberland is also available for £1200.