Found Drowned, Shepton Mallet, Somerset 'Take Her Up Tenderly, Lift Her with Care Fashioned so Slenderly, Young and so Fair' Thomas Hood, 'the Bridge of Sighs'
Stanley Roy Badmin (1906-1989)
Signed and dated '1930 Jan' Signed, dated '1930 Jan', and inscribed with title and 'Found in the canal, background. Shepton Mallet' below mount Inscribed with quotation on backboard
Pen ink and watercolour
6 ¾ x 6
The S R Badmin Estate, and by descent
The Fine Art Society, March 1945; 'S R Badmin RWS, Paintings, Drawings & Prints', Chris Beetles Gallery March-April 2015, No 55; 'S R Badmin RWS RE: Watercolours, Drawings & Etchings', Chris Beetles Gallery, June-July 2022
'Take her up tenderly, Lift her with care; Fashion'd so slenderly, Young, and so fair! Thomas Hood (1799-1845) The Bridge of Sighs