1) The Church Outing; 2) We have arrived at Central Station... ; 3) A summer afternoon, Blackpool; 4) ‘Miss’, said the policeman...; 5) One summer’s day we went on a trip to New Brighton by Helen Bradley

Helen Bradley was born in Lees, Lancashire and did not begin painting until her sixties.


Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
1.) 49 x 79.5 cm; 2.) 66 x 96.5 cm; 3.) 82.5 x 129 cm; 4.) 57 x 47 cm; 5.) 42.5 x 53.5 cm
Acquired in:
2012
Bequeathed by:
Elizabeth Jewell through The Art Fund

Many of her paintings are autobiographical, depicting events from her Edwardian childhood, and accompanied by a short written narrative. These five works greatly strengthen Gallery Oldham's holdings of this very popular local artist. Kindly donated by Derek and Elizabeth Jewell who were avid collectors of Helen Bradley’s work and enjoyed an extended correspondence with the artist, commissioning several works directly from her.

Provenance

The artist; Mrs Elizabeth Jewell.

Venue details

Gallery Oldham Greaves Street, Cultural Quarter, Greaves St, OLDHAM Greater Manchester OL1 1AL 01617 704 653 www.galleryoldham.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

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