Margaret Gere (British, 1878-1965), Painswick Church, signed and dated 1952, pen and ink, Cheltenham Art Galleries & Museums Exhibition label verso, 21st January - 3rd March 1984, Cat No.D.14, 25 by 19cm, framed. Provenance: from the collection of John Redman (b.1937). John Redman lived with the Payne and Gere families in their Cotswold home during the 2nd World War from 1940 to 1944. He points out the home was a constant visiting location for a number of important artists and writers including Sir Stanley Spencer, Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf, Sir William Rothenstein, George Bernard Shaw, John Betjeman and many others. He has collected a comprehensive range of the Payne and Gere families works through a lifetime's friendship with Edward R. Payne (1906-1991), the Payne's second son of three and also an artist.
Sold for: £190