since about Victorian times (roughly 1837 on)+ photographs
Friday, January 13, 2012
Edith Hayllar - Five o'clock tea
Price Realized £17,500 ($27,038)
signed and dated 'Edith Hayllar 1895.' (lower right) and inscribed 'Five O'clock tea/[N]o 2 /Miss Edith Hayllar/Castle Priory/Wallingford.' (on the artist's label attached to the strecher) oil on canvas 18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.5 cm.) Sold with the original artist's receipt to the first purchaser for £31.10.