‘His Old Wedding Hat’ Paining by Charles Spencelayh

‘His Old Wedding Hat’ Paining by Charles Spencelayh

CHARLES SPENCELAYH (1865-1958)
‘His Old Wedding Hat’ Paining by Charles Spencelayh

Date & Origin 1943, England
Dimensions
H
50 cm (19 inc)
W
60 cm (23 inc)
Description
Depicts a late nineteenth-century English interior scene with soft light. A man stands starring at a resting black top hat next, which sits next to to a hatbox on a drop-leaf table. Oil on canvas, Signed and dated lower left: C. Spencelayh 1943.

Sight size: H: 20 in / 50 cm W: 24 in / 60 cm
Literature
Charles Spencelayh (1865-1958)

Spencelayh was an English painter of realistic genre scenes and portraits. In his later years he focused on domestic interiors scenes depicting old men. Throughout his career he exhibited at the Paris Salon and throughout Britain, and showed over 30 paintings at the Royal Academy. Most notably, Spencelayh painted a miniature of George V for Queen Mary’s celebrated dolls’ house, which was on display at the Wembley Exhibition of 1924, and today is located at Windsor Castle. Works by Spencelayh are represented in several museums, including; Bradford City Art Gallery, the Tate Gallery in London, the Manchester City Art Gallery and the Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston.

Additional Note: Various labels on the back noting artist, title or the work and UK fine art dealers.
Medium
oil on canvas
Signed / Inscribed
Signed and dated: C. Spencelayh 1943.
Condition
Excellent
Stock Code 8735
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
50 cm (19 inc)
W
60 cm (23 inc)
Description
Depicts a late nineteenth-century English interior scene with soft light. A man stands starring at a resting black top hat next, which sits next to to a hatbox on a drop-leaf table. Oil on canvas, Signed and dated lower left: C. Spencelayh 1943.

Sight size: H: 20 in / 50 cm W: 24 in / 60 cm
Stock Code 8735

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