Fred Elwell, R.A. (1870-1958), Drawing Room, Masham (or The Green Room), oil on canvas, signed lower right hand, 63 x 76cm. A.R.R.
This interior scene shows the drawing room of Reginald Brundrit, R.A. (1883-1960) at the Old Vicarage, Masham. Brundrit was a close family friend and Elwell has included a painting by Brundrit, of stepping stones at Grassington, on the road of this painting.
Provenance, purchased c. 1990/91 at Dee, Atkinson & Harrison, Driffield, exhibited at "A Life in Art", stock number 396, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, 1993, Laing, Newcastle 1993, page 97, A life in Art by Wendy Loncaster.