Facts about the painting

Size 23¼" x 19¼ "
Format Oil on Canvas
Signature Yes
Frame Not known

History of the painting

Date Auctioneer Lot Offer Price Sale Price
20 Jul 1979 Christie's London 152 Not known £3,200

Other observations

"Teatime" is a frequent name applied to at least six of Harry Brooker's paintings. The poor quality image is from a photocopy held at the Witt Library.

The girl standing may be Ruth, who is now aged 2. The child sitting could be Oswald (age 4).

This is the third known of a series of at least seven paintings of the same size and orientation, painted between 1883 and 1887.