‘Enid Bagnold / Age c.25’.
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1915. Inscribed verso. Both Bagnold (1889-1981) and Asselin worked in and shared Sickert’s Red Lion Square Studio in 1915. 18x14 inches. Framed: 24.5x20.5 inches. £2000.
‘The Doorway’, Charleston, winter 1978/79. Gouache and collage. Signed. Inscribed verso of frame: ‘Sold for the Charleston Trust 1980’ and signed by the Artist. Exhibited: Southover Gallery, Lewes, July 1980. 16x9.5 inches. Framed: 22.5x16.5 inches. £950 (Plus £38 ARR)
‘Landscape near Mausanne, Bouche du Rhone’. Oil on canvas. Signed. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1954 verso on stretcher. Provenance: The artist to Abbott and Holder in 1984. 20x30 inches. Framed: 25.75x35 inches. £12,000 (Plus £480 ARR)
‘The Landslip’, possibly near Ventnor, Isle of Wight.
Oil on canvas board. Signed. Label verso. Provenance: Mrs Cole, Oxford from the Artist. Margaret Lane Poole. 8.75x13.5 inches. Framed: 15x20inches. £3000
Head of a clown.
Charcoal. Later signed, and dated 1930 and inscribed ‘George Foottit / 9 Impasse Verdiere, Rouen’. George Foottit in fact died in 1921 and it is possible the artist has confused the subject and/or the date. Knight signed and inscribed many drawings in old age. 14x9.75 inches. Framed: 22x17.75 inches. £2000 (Plus £80 ARR)
Richmond Hill, Salford.
Pencil. Signed with initials and dated, 1925.
Inscribed verso ‘ Richmond Hill / Salford / 1925’.
Framer’s label: ‘Intermountain Art Company, Salt Lake City’ label verso. Provenance: William Bates (1918-2012); Sotheby’s 3/11/82, lot 145, where acquired by the present owner as an after sale purchase. Literature: A larger, later version of this drawing, in the City Art Gallery, Salford, is reproduced in Mervyn Levy, The Drawings of L. S. Lowry: Public and Private, Plate 80. The Salford City Art Gallery drawing is signed and inscribed ‘L. S. Lowry 1957 from an old sketch, 1925’. 7x5 inches. Framed: 12x9.75 inches. £40,000 (Plus £1600 ARR)
‘Trees, Kensington Gardens’.
Oil on board. Signed.
Exhibited: No.3 Exhibition of Works by Paul Maitland’; Leicester Galleries, November, 1962. To Mrs Oliver Parker.
4.75x8.5 inches. Framed: 8x11.75 inches. £6000.
‘Regents Canal, Paddington’.
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1940. Exhibited: Leicester Galleries, 'Exhibition of works by Algernon Newton', June 1941, No.34. 20x30 inches. Framed: 26x36 inches. £70,000 (Plus £2,600 ARR)
‘Downshire Hill’, Hampstead.
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1934. Signed and inscribed on stretcher ‘Downshire Hill / 1, Parkhill Studios NW3’. 18x30 inches. Framed: 22x34 inches. £70,000 (Plus £2,600 ARR)
‘The Open Gate’.
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1943. Exhibited: Royal Academy, 1943, No.352; Leicester Galleries, 1952, No.167. Accompanied by a letter to the purchaser, Mr G. S. Engle. Framed: 23.5x29.75 inches. £20,000 (Plus £800 ARR)
‘Stafford’, near Dorchester, Dorset.
Oil on card. Signed and dated, 1924.
Exhibited: Exhibition of workd bys Ernest and Dod Procter, Leicester Galleries, December, 1929, No.99 (to Lt. Col. G. Portman). 15.25x18 inches. Framed: 22x24.5 inches. £3000
Farmstead. Probably 'Meopham', Exhibited Alex Reid and Lefevre, 1936. Oil on board. Signed. 10x13.75 inches. Framed: 18.25x22.25 inches. £4500 (Plus £180 ARR)
We are grateful to Alan Waltham for his help in cataloguing this picture.