LIST 468 – APRIL 2017
1. APPELBEE Leonard (1914-2000) Still-life: fruit and bottle. Oil on board. Signed and dated, 1939. 19.5x11.25 inches. Framed: 19x26 inches. £1250.
2. BELLINGHAM-SMITH Elinor (1906-1988) Summer landscape. Oil on board. Signed. £175.
3. COWLES Fleur (1908-2009) Lakeside still-life. Oil on card. Circa 1950. Provenance: Estate of Fleur Cowles. 19x28.75 inches. Framed: 26.25x35.75 inches. £1500.
4. FREEDMAN Barnett C.B.E. (1901-1958) ‘Study of a Cart’. Oil on paper laid on card. Signed and inscribed on the artist’s label verso. 12x19 inches. £1750.
5. FIELD Maurice (1905-1988) ‘Evening bathe on the Teme’, near Malvern. Oil on card. Signed and inscribed verso. 10.25x7.25 inches. Framed: 13.75x11.25 inches. £1250.
6. EMBREY Carl (b.1958) ‘Fence line’. Acrylic resin emulsion on pressed wood panel. Signed, inscribed and dated, March 1974 on artist’s label verso. Exhibited: McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, Texas. Provenance: Estate of Fleur Cowles. 12.25x19 inches. Framed: 13.75x20.25 inches. £775.
7. LESSORE Helen (1907-1994) ‘Snowstorm 8th April 1970’. Oil on card. Signed and dated verso. Inscribed on original backing. 9x7 inches. £775.
8. CAMP Jeffry R.A. (b.1923) ‘Cleopatra’s Needle’. Oil on board. Exhibited: Arts Council, 1985. 12.5x32.37 Framed: 13.5x35.75 inches. £2750.
9. JUNGMAN Nico (1872-1935) ‘Hydrangeas’. Oil on canvas, Signed and inscribed verso. 30.5x25.25 inches. £1500.
10. MARZE Emile (b.1930) ‘La Mer Sombre’. Oil on canvas. Signed. Exhibited: Piccadilly Gallery, 1960. 13x21.5 inches. £675.
11. MCFADYEN Jock R.A. (b.1950) ‘Seconds Away, Round 6’. Oil on canvas. Circa 1984. 40x40 inches. Framed: 45x45 inches. £2250.
12. GREEN Margaret (1925-2003) ‘Pier, Seaton Carew’. Oil on card. Inscribed verso with Studio no. ‘MG 277’. 7.25x10 inches. Framed: 9.5x12 inches. £975.
13. THEUNISSEN Charles (1871-1948) Klemskerke, near Ostend ‘… In the year 1922, the 5th July an unknown body sex masculine age about 60-70 years has been found on the beach of Klemskerke… The body was that of Leon Peltzer. The spot is at the centre of this picture’. Oil on panel. Signed. Account of this bizarre and tragic murder and suicide included. 10.5x14.75 inches. £475.
14. TINDLE David R.A. (b.1932) Self Portrait. Oil on paper. Signed. 32x24.5 inches. Framed: 37x29.25 inches. £2250.
15. STANLEY Dorothy (1855-1926) La Source. Oil on canvas. Circa 1890. Signed. 9x12 inches. £2250.
GENERAL WATERCOLOURS AND DRAWINGS
16. ALEXANDER William (1767-1816) Chinese woman with her pipe. Pen, brush and ink. Exhibited: Spink, as by direct descent in the artist’s family. 5.75x3.25 inches. £1250.
17. ALLOM Thomas (1804-1872) Dartmouth Castle. Pencil and sepia washes. Provenance: Moss Galleries. 3.5x6 inches. Framed: 13x14.75 inches. £575.
18. ANON. Circa 1800. A Captain. Ink and watercolour. 3x2.25 inches. £75.
19. ANON. (Regency) ‘Dignitaries in Profile’. Pen and ink. Ex.Collection Ronald Searle, the mount inscribed by him and dated ‘c.1820’. 9x7.2 inches. Framed: 16.15x12.25 inches. £200.
20. ANON. Circa 1850. The Collector. Ink, watercolour, gouache and gum Arabic on paper. 6.5x8 inches. Mounted to show artist’s working. Original (distressed) framed: 9.75x11.5 inches. £875.
21. ATKINSON John Augustus O.W.S. (1775-c.1833) Considering a letter. Ink and watercolour. Signed. 7.5x6 inches. £575.
22. AUSTIN Robert Sargent R.A. R.W.S. R.E. (1895-1973) A picnic. Red chalk. Signed and dated, 1938. 20x16.25 inches. £475.
23. BEVERLEY William Roxby (1811-1889) Harbour at dawn. Watercolour and gouache. Signed verso. 9x12.75 inches. £675.
24. BATEMAN Henry Mayo (1887-1970) ‘Cans and Cants’. Pen and ink. Signed and inscribed. Provenance: Artist’s family. 8.5x7.25 inches. £975.
25. BOURNE James (1773-1854) ‘Matlock’. Blue and grey washes. Inscribed. 13x10 inches. £225.
26. CARR David (1915-1968) Mechanism. Pencil and watercolour from sketchbook signed and inscribed ‘Mechanical’. Circa 1965. 7.5x12 inches. £150.
27. BROOKE Leonard Leslie (1862-1940) Scenes from ‘Johnny Crow’s Party’. Six pencil, pen and ink studies for his 1907 children’s book. Two signed. Mounted size: 22.75x24.75 inches £475.
28. CHINNERY George (1774-1852) Cattle and water carrier. Pen and ink. 4.75x7.25 inches. £875.
29. CLEVELEY John Jnr (1747-1786) ‘The landing place at Belisle’. Belle Isle, off Brittany. Ink and watercolour. Signed. Inscribed verso ‘Belisle Castle’ which referred to the watercolour on the facing page of the album. Inscribed as titled on reverse of previous page. Exhibited: ‘A Journey to Portugal, 1775, Watercolours by John Cleveley’, Abbott and Holder, Jan. 1984. Provenance: An Album of c.29 Cleveley watercolours dated July 1775, Sothebys, 1983. 12x18.5 inches. £2250.
30. COLLINGWOOD William R.W.S. (1819-1903) Lake Lucerne. Watercolour. Inscribed verso by Isabella Prout. Given by her to Clara Alberta Allen, housekeeper and executor of Samuel Gillespie Prout in 1909. By descent from Clara Allan. 3x4 inches. £275.
31. COOK Herbert Moxon (1844-1920) ‘The Mouth of the Conway’. Watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1891. Inscribed on the backing. 9.25x14 inches. £325.
32. CORBOULD Richard (1757-1831) ‘Pamela, Vol 4 / Miss Darnforth bringing to Mr B / the news of the birth of a son / Lett.4’. Ink and watercolour to illustrate an 1802 edition of Samuel Richardson’s ‘Pamela; or Virtue Rewarded’ (publ.1740). Inscribed. £600.
33. COX David O.W.S. (1783-1859) Fenced woodland Chalk and sepia washes 8.5x12.5 inches. £475.
34. DUNBAR Evelyn (1906-1960) Study for ‘Gardener’s Choice’. Pen and ink. Provenance: Charles Mahoney. Liss Fine Art. 7x7 inches. Framed: 13x13 inches. £625.
35. DRUMMOND Malcolm (1880-1945) Seated girl. Pencil. Circa 1910. Provenance: Mark MacDonald. Bloomsbury Workshop. 6x4.75 inches. Framed: 14.25x12.5 inches. £1100.
36. DALEY Jehan (1918-2001) Reading and modelling. Red, white and black chalks on blue paper. Exhibited: Agnews (No.37297) 8.25x11.25 inches. Framed: 16x18.25 inches. £475.
37. FARNBOROUGH Amelia (Lady) (1762-1837) A stand of trees, possibly at her home, Bromley Hill, Kent. Pencil. 5.5x8.5 inches. £225.
38. FEIBUSCH Hans (1898-1998) Roger de Somery confronted by the Kings’ Men while stag hunting in Kinver Forest. Study for the 1948 mural painted in Dudley Town Hall. Gouache. Later inscribed by the artist. Another study verso. 14x23 inches. £675.
39. FOREMAN Michael (b.1938) Archaic tragedy. Watercolour. Signed verso of backing. 11.5x21 inches. £225.
40. GARDINER Miss Mary (Exhibited: 1762-1783) Rural scene. Black chalk. Exhibited: ‘Fifty Landscape Drawings by Miss Gardiner’, Abbott and Holder, 1977. 9x12.5 inches. £550.
41. GAGARIN Prince Grigory (1811-1893) Society Promenade. Ink and watercolour. Circa 1840. Exhibited: William Drummond (Covent Garden Gallery). 4x5 inches. £475.
42. GREEN Harriet (nee Lister b.1751) Tan-y-bwlch, Ffestiniog, 1801. Painted on Miss Green’s way to stay there with Mr Oakley in 1801. Watercolour. Provenance: Green sketchbooks bought by A and H from Phillips 21.6.1982. 4.75x7.75 inches. £375.
43. INNES John Dickson (1887-1914) Chepstow Castle. Watercolour. Circa 1908. Exhibited: Agnews. 10.25x15 inches. £875.
44. HARTE Glynn Boyd (1948-2003) ‘Dawn on the Moors’. Wax crayons. Signed. 11.75x15.75 inches. £475.
45. KNIGHTS Winifred (1899-1947) Wood anemones. Pencil study for ‘The Flight into Egypt’ (1942-1947) 9.5x15.5 inches. £1750.
46. LEETE Alfred (1882-1933) Schmidt the Spy: ‘All the Indian soldiers in London are wounded in the head…’ Crayon, pen and ink for ‘London Opinion’. Signed. With caption. Date stamped 13 May 1915 verso. 11x14 inches. £350.
47. LEETE Alfred (1882-1933) Schmidt the Spy: ‘There is evidently great discontent in Kitchener’s Army, as the squeals of the new recruits…can be distinctly hear outside the barracks’. Pen and ink for ‘London Opinion’. Signed. With caption. Date stamped 12 Dec 1914. Ill: p.45 ‘Schmidt the Spy and his messages to Berlin’, Alfred Leete, Duckworth, 1916. 11.25x12.5 inches. £350.
48. LEETE Alfred (1882-1933) Schmidt the Spy: ‘Owing to the activity of our Fleet, the English submarines have been driven from the sea and are hiding in inland canals’. Pen and ink for ‘London Opinion’. Signed. With caption. Date stamped 2 Jan 1915. Ill: p.55 ‘Schmidt the Spy and his messages to Berlin’, Alfred Leete, Duckworth, 1916. 10x12.5 inches. £350.
49. LAWRENCE Alfred Kingsley R.A. (1893-1975) WW1 Runner. Pencil. Provenance: Christies S.K. A. K. Lawrence Studio Sale,1984. 14.25x9.5 inches. £375.
50. MADDOX Conroy (1912-2005) ‘Return of the Poltergeist’. Signed. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1941, verso. 14.5x19.5 inches. £2500.
51. McGILL Donald (1875-1962) ‘Look there! Ever since the missus was chased by the builder she’s done nothing but lay foundation stones’. Watercolour and gouache. Signed. Inscribed verso by the artist. 8x6 inches. £275.
52. PAPAS William ‘Bill’ (1927-2000) ‘Manchester Cathedral on a rainy day’. Pen and ink. Signed and inscribed. 29.5x19 inches. £650.
53. PAYNE William (1760-1830) Wales; Cil Hepste falls near Neath. Ink and watercolour. 5x6.5 inches. £575.
54. PHILPOT Glyn R.A. (1884-1937) Study for ‘Negro thinking of Heaven’ (Brighton and Hove Museums and Art Galleries) Pencil on sketchbook page. Studio stamp verso. Ex. Collection: Michael Trevor-Williams. 11.25x9 inches. £975.
55. OWEN Samuel (1768-1857) Shipping off a pier. Ink and watercolour. Indistinct signature. 10x13.75 inches. £1250.
56. PRESTON Lawrence (fl.1930s) Summer sleeper. Pen, brush and ink. Signed. 5.5x11 inches. £125.
57. PITCHFORTH Vivian R.A. (1895-1982) ‘Essex’. Watercolour. Circa 1930. Signed. Inscribed verso. 13x21.5 inches £675.
58. REINAGLE Richard Ramsay R.A. (1775-1862) Town overlooking the Pontine Marshes. Pencil, stump and wash. Signed and dated, 1810. 7.25x9 inches. £325.
59. PROUT Samuel O.W.S. (1783-1852) Breaking up a Man O’War. Pencil and pastel. Inscribed on original backing ‘Drawing by S. Prout / To Clara, from S.G Prout with much love. April 1898’. Provenance: By descent from Clara Alberta Allen, Samuel Gillespie Prout’s housekeeper and executor. 10.75x15 inches. £1250.
60. READ Blackwood M (fl. 1830s) An Incident. Ink and watercolour. Exhibited: William Drummond (Covent Garden Gallery) 4.5x5 inches. £375.
61. ROWLANDSON Thomas (1756-1827) The Mitre Inn, Paddington Canal. Ink and watercolour. One of at least four versions of this scene. One of the two V and A versions is signed and dated, 1812. 7x10.5 inches. Framed: 14x17 inches. £4250.
62. ROWLANDSON Thomas (1756-1827) The Swing. Ink and watercolour. Provenance: Sotheby’s 12.7 1984 4.5x7.25 inches. £1250.
63. ROWLANDSON Thomas (1756-1827) A busy day on the high street, Barnet, Middlesex, with the east window of St John the Baptist's church in view. Ink and watercolour. Inscribed in another hand. 10.75x17 inches. Framed: 18.5x24.25 inches. £5750.
64. RUTLAND Violet, Duchess of (1856-1937) ‘F. Chaliapin / Boris’: Feodor Chaliapin (1873-1938) Pencil. Signed and inscribed, 1929. Provenance: Viscount Norwich. 6x3.75 inches. £475.
65. RUTLAND Violet, Duchess of (1856-1937) King Lear: ‘Ellen Terry and Henry Irving’. The Lyceum, 1892. Pencil studies. Inscribed. Inscribed verso: ‘Done 1st night / of Irving’s & E. Terry for ‘Pall Mall Budget and initialled ‘V.G’ (Violet Granby) and ‘V.R.’ (Violet Rutland) Provenance: Viscount Norwich. 5.25x10.75 inches. £1500.
66. RUTLAND Violet, Duchess of (1856-1937) ‘John sitting to Shannon’ – John Manners later 9th Duke of Rutland sitting to James Jebusa Shannon in the artist’s studio, 3 Holland Park Road. Pencil. 1897. Inscribed by the artist (his mother) 9x10.5 inches. £675. CLICK HERE for Shannon's painting of John Manners
67. SANDBY Paul R.A. (1731-1809) Capriccio castle. Brush and grey blue washes. Exhibited: Fine Arts Society. 7.25x10.25 inches. £975.
68. SERRES John Thomas (1759-1825) ‘Studio dal vero / Livorno’. Pen, brush and ink. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1790. Painted on the artist’s ‘Grand Tour’. 3.5x8 inches. £600.
69. SMITH John ‘Warwick’ (1749-1831) Distant view to the ruins of Castle Dinas Bran; looking to them through the woods of weeping Birch of Llandifillio, near Llangollen, Denbighshire’. Watercolour and gouache on original washline mount, inscription largely erased but previously also inscribed along the bottom of the mount (as on the others from this series National Library of Wales) but trimmed and lost. Lit: Basil Long, Walker’s Quarterly 1927 cites a watercolour of this subject dated July 1786. 5.5x8 inches. £2250.
70. SHANNON Sir James Jebusa (1862-1923) Figure composition, possibly for a portrait. Pencil. Circa 1895. Provenance: Artist’s Estate and by descent. 10x13.75 inches. £275.
71. SHANNON Sir James Jebusa (1862-1923) The Dreamer; A study of John Manner at Haddon Hall, possibly in the Earl's bedroom. Ink and watercolour. Circa 1895. Provenance: Artist’s Estate and by descent. 10.75x9.75 inches. £675.
72. SHANNON Sir James Jebusa (1862-1923) Study for a portrait. Oil on paper. Circa 1895. Provenance: Artist’s Estate and by descent. 10x12.5 inches. £875.
73. SUDDABY Rowland (1912-1978) Yorkshire landscape. Pen, brush, ink, watercolour and gouache. Circa 1949. Signed. 15x22 inches. £375.
74. STOTHARD Thomas R.A. (1755-1834) ‘Pansy’. Pencil, brush and ink for the John Langthorne’s ‘Fable of Flora’, publ. 1794. Signed. Prov: Christopher Powney 28.5.1986. 3x3.5 inches. £225.
75. STEER Philip Wilson O.M. (1860-1942) Yorkshire landscape, near Hawes. Watercolour. Signed and dated, 1904. 10x14.5 inches. £1250.
76. WARD John (1917-2007) ‘My Dear Hans…’ Illustrated letter showing Santa Maria Formosa, Venice. Pen, ink and watercolour. Signed. Circa 1958. 12x18.5 inches. £575.
77. TENNANT Emma (b.1943) ‘Greek Rose Hips’. Ink and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1996. Exhibited: Malletts, 1997. 6.5x12.5 inches. Framed: 13x18.5 inches. £550.
78. URQUHART William J (1870-1905) Day of Rest. Chalks. Probably drawn for magazine illustration. 14x21.25 inches. £275.
79. ROBINS the Elder, Thomas (1716-1770) ‘Narcissi’. Ink and watercolour. Provenance: An album of botanical watercolours from the Library of Sir Thomas Phillips (1792-1872) bought by A and H at Sotheby’s and Exhibited in March 1980. 11x7 inches. £675.
80. TENNANT Stephen (1906-1987) ‘Man’s business is / Woman’: Willa Cather to me in her library, 570 Park Avenue..’ Ink and watercolour. Provenance: Stephen Tennant, Wilsford Manor Sale, Sothebys, 1987. 21.5x14.5 inches. £1250.
81. WATTS George Frederick OM (1817-1904) Studies of ‘Long Mary’, housemaid and life model. Black chalk on tan paper. Provenance: Lilian Mackintosh (Watts Estate) 22x14.5 inches. £875.
82. WHITE Colonel George Francis (1808-1898) ‘Village of Kandoo on the ascent to the Chor-Himalan Mountains’. Pencil. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1st May,1831. Provenance: Sothebys topographical sale 24.10.1990. 8x14 inches. £275.
83. WHITE Colonel George Francis (1808-1898) ‘Cedar Bridge over the Jumna / Burkole / Himalayan Mountains’. Pencil. Inscribed and dated, 16th May, 1829. Provenance: Sothebys topographical sale 24.10.1990. 10x14.25 inches. £275.
84. WHITE Colonel George Francis (1808-1898) ‘Village of (?) Kirsallee near (? Indescipherable)’ Himalayas. Pen and ink. Signed, inscribed and dated, 16th May 1829. 10x14.5 inches. £275.
85. BRYDEN Robert (1865-1939) ‘Carlyle’. Woodcut for ‘Some woodcuts of Men of Letters of the 19th century’. 14x10 inches. £175.
86. BRYDEN Robert (1865-1939) ‘Ruskin’. Woodcut for ‘Some woodcuts of Men of Letters of the 19th century’. 18x12 inches. £175.
87. BRYDEN Robert (1865-1939) ‘Robert Browning Poet’. Woodcut for ‘Some woodcuts of Men of Letters of the 19th century’. 18x12 inches. £175.
88. PALMER Samuel (1805-1881) The Sepulchre (Lister 16) (1880-83) Etching printed for ‘An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil’ (1883) 4x6 inches. £775.
89. STRANG William R.A. R.E. (1859-1921) ‘Segovia’. Etching. Edition of 100. 1913. Signed. 10x12.75 inches. £375.
90. PALMER Samuel (1805-1881) ‘The Cypress Grove’ Lister 15. (1880/83) Etching printed for ‘An English Version of the Eclogues of Virgil’ (1883) 4x6 inches. £775.
91. RAVERAT Gwen S.W.E. (1885-1957) ‘Apple Pickers’. Wood engraving. Signed and inscribed. 4.25x5.25. £575.
92. THORPE John Hall (1874-1947) Primulas and forget-me-knots. Wood cut printed in colours. Signed. 6.5x6 inches. £375.
93. RAVERAT Gwen S.W.E. (1885-1957) ‘The Farm Pond’. Wood engraving. Signed and Inscribed. 2.75x4 inches. £475.
94. SOPER Eileen (1905-1990) ‘The Sailor’. Etching. 1929. Signed. 5x7.25 inches. £375.
95. SOPER Eileen (1905-1990) ‘Garden Gate’. Circa 1925. Signed. 5x7 inches. £375.
96. SOPER Eileen (1905-1990) ‘Black Puss’. Etching. 1925. 1 of 7 signed impressions of the 6th and final state. 4.5x7.5 inches. £375.
97. TUNNICLIFFE Charles R.A. R.E. (1901-1979) A Black and White Bull. Etching. Circa 1929. Signed. 6x9 inches. £675.
98. URISHIBARA Yoshijiro (1888-1953) Peonies. Woodcut printed in colours. Signed. 12x8 inches. £225.
99. TUNNICLIFFE Charles R.A. R.E. (1901-1979) A Black Bull. Etching. 1929. Signed. 6x9 inches. £675.
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