Marjorie Ashworth Lucas:
Seated woman reading a book at her feet, late 1930 s
Mounted (ref: 5835)
15 1/4 x 17 3/8 in. (38.8 x 44.2 cm)
Provenance: From the collection of Francis Spear
Lucas studied at The Royal College of Art with Francis Spear (this proof having been in Spears collection), and Robert Austin.
A similar picture by Robert Austin, Girl Brushing Her Hair, dates to 1938: