T01902 OH! WILLO! WILLO! WILLO! 1902
Inscribed ‘June to August 1902 AD’ and monogram b.l.
Oil on canvas, 17 1/2×11 11 3/8 (44.5×29)
Purchased from Thomas Stainton through the Fine Art Society Ltd (Benson Fund) 1974
Coll: According to Alexander Ballard, the artist sold T.1902 to a private collector who afterwards exchanged it for another painting by Armfield, a flower piece; Charles and Lavinia Handley-Read; Thomas Stainton
Exh: Homage to Maxwell Armfield, Fine Art Society, April–May 1970 (11, as ‘Willow, Willow’); Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Art: The Handley-Read Collection, R.A., March–April 1972 (E122, repr.); The Arts and Crafts Movement, Artists, Craftsmen and Designers, Fine Art Society, October 1973 (p6); Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings from the Handley-Read Collection, Fine Art Society, June 1974 (4, repr…