N04883 MRS EDWIN BALE 1900
Inscr. ‘To Viva on her marriage from H.A.O. 1900’ across top.
Canvas, 20×24 (51×61).
Presented by the Executors of Mrs Viva Jeyes, the sitter's daughter, 1937.
Exh: R.A., 1901 (485).
The sitter, an American, married as her second husband the genre and landscape painter Edwin Bale. Mrs Viva Jeyes, a daughter of her first marriage, was also painted by Olivier (R.A., 1902 (478)).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II