The Valley of the Crouch
Oil on board; signed and dated 1924. Stamped with artist's wax seal verso.
14 x 20 inches
‘One is always inclined to be indulgent with the amateur but there are times when to deal lightly with atrashy and childish attempt at production would be a mistaken kindness. ...there are five members of the Cooper family included in [the cast], and there must have been ten times that number of the Cooper family’s relatives in front, ...or the feeble efforts of the players would not have been so generously treated’.