Cecil 'Mogs' Elgee, Horses Pulling Hay Cart - Mid-20th-century watercolour


An original mid-20th-century watercolour painting, Cecil 'Mogs' Elgee Horses Pulling Hay Cart.

An appealing rural subject in watercolour with graphite. On buff-coloured, textured paper. There is a partial graphite sketch on the verso of the paper.

Signed lower right.

In good condition for its age. The picture may have minor imperfections, such as slight marks, toning, foxing, creasing or pinholes, commensurate with age. Please see photos for detail.
27.2cm x 36.9cm.

Best known as a book illustrator, Devon artist Cecil ‘Mogs’ Elgee (1904-1984) studied at Bombay School of Art in India before returning to her native Budleigh Salterton in 1927 and attending at Exeter School of Art. She is well regarded for her paintings of animals and for her illustrations in the book ‘Costumes and Characters in the Days of the British Raj’ published in 1982.

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Product code: JN-571

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