20thC, British School, 'Now, Don't Go Too Far.'


Third quarter 20th Century

United Kingdom

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20thC, British School, 'Now, Don't Go Too Far.'

A charming 20th Century British School, post impressionist, depicting a day out by the river. The name of this painting appears on the reverse
'Now don't go too far,' and sums up all our childhoods. Three children in shorts paddle in a shallow stream while two mums sit on the bank no doubt with a thermos of tea and some Custard Creams. Fabulous sun-soaked colours throughout, richly painted with strong blocky brush strokes.

Frame: Newly framed and ready to hang
CM: 77.5 x 60
Inches: 30 1/2 x 23 1/2
CM: 61 x 43
Inches: 24 x 17
Provenance: label verso Edith R Gain Woking Surrey address.
Inscribed verso "Now Don't Go too Far"
Date: 1970's


Third quarter 20th Century

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Mark began trading in the antiques and salvage world in 1985 with three London strores selling furniture, decorative and architectural antiques.  Mark was head hunted by Chesney's to buy and sell 18th and 19th century chimneypieces, including opening the Chesney's Atlanta showroom in the ADAC Centre.

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