WATERCOLOURS and DRAWINGS 2016
Midday Saturday 24th September – 6pm Saturday 22nd October
NOTE: Nothing will be sold before the exhibition opens at Midday on Saturday 24th September. If you are not familiar with the buying procedure for the opening day please contact us. The Exhibition will be hanging and can be previewed from Saturday 17th September.
1. APPERLEY R.I. R.A. George Owen Wynne (1884-1960) Granada: Spring. Watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1914. Inscribed beneath the mount. 13.75x20.5 inches. Framed: 22x28.5 inches.
2. BANKS Robert R.I.B.A. (1911-2000) Santa Maria dell’Orazione e Morte, Rome. Pencil and watercolour. Signed. Exhibited: Trafford Gallery, 1973. 26x19.25 inches. Framed: 33x26 inches. £1500.
3. BATEMAN Henry Mayo (1887-1970) ‘Rugby Downs!’. Ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed. Indistinctly dated ‘19(?)3’. A. E. Johnson, Artists Agent, label verso, inscribed. 3x8.5 inches. Framed: 9.5x15 inches. £3750.
4. BURRA Edward (1905-1976) Reclining Nude. Pen and ink. Circa 1925. Provenance: A sketchbook of figure studies, Sotheby’s, Burra Sale 3.7.2002 (Estate of the artist’s sister Lady Ritchie of Dundee). 10.25x16.5 inches. Framed: 17x24 inches. £1750.
5. BAWDEN Edward R.A. (1903-1989) ‘Saffron Walden Church V’. Pencil, brush and watercolour. Signed, dated 1975 and inscribed verso. 26x20 inches. Framed: 35x28 inches.
6. BEERBOHM Sir Max (1872-1956) ‘The Elder and the Younger Pitt-Churchill, 1911-1941’. Pencil, brush and wash. Signed and inscribed. Provenance: The Artist to Mrs Graeme Hendrey (Eiluned Lewis 1900-1979) and by descent. 6.75x8.5 inches. Framed: 14x16.5 inches. £3750.
7. CARRINGTON Dora (1893-1932) ‘Organ Grinder’. Pencil. Circa 1909. Exhibited: New Grafton Gallery, 1973. Ex. Collection: Martyn Goff. 6.25x6.5 inches. Framed:14x13 inches.
8. BURRA Edward (1905-1976) ‘Betsy (Elizabeth, the artist's sister 1916-1929) with a cherry twig’. Pencil. Signed. Exhibited: Edward Burra, Arts Council, 1985, No.17. Provenance: The artist’s sister (Anne, Lady Ritchie of Dundee). 21.5x14.75 inches. Framed: 30x22 inches. £5000.
9. BUSSY Simon (1870-1954) Atrani, Costiera Amalfitana. Pastel. Signed. Labelled as ‘Amalfi’ verso. Provenance: Barbara Bagenal (1966). 18x15 inches. Framed: 19.75x16.5 inches.
10. CHEESMAN Harold R.W.S. (1915-1982) ‘Figures at road junction’. Charcoal and conte crayon. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1960, on the original label. 14x20.75 inches. Framed: 23.5x29 inches. £675.
11. COCTEAU Jean (1889-1963) ‘Jean V. Hugo’ (1894-1984). Pen and ink. Signed. Inscribed verso and numbered/ possibly dated, ‘29’. Ex. Collection: Edna O’Brien. 10x8 inches. Framed:17x14 inches.
12. COLLINS Henry (1910-1994) Still-life. Pen, brush and ink. Signed and dated, 1951. 15x22 inches. Framed: 22.5x28.5 inches.
13. DULAC Edmund (1882-1953) ‘The Squire’s Tale’; The Canterbury Tales. Watercolour and gouache. Signed. Ill: Cover for American Weekly, August 1942. Lit: Colin White, Edmund Dulac, p.182. Exhibited: Edmund Dulac, Sheffield City Art Galleries, November 1982 - May 1983, No.42. 12x13.5 inches. Framed: 20x2 inches.
14. COWIE James R.S.A. (1886-1956) ‘Schoolgirl seated at a drawing-board’. Pencil, brush and watercolour. Signed. Exhibited: Fine Art Society, 1978. 11.5x6.5 inches. Framed: 20.25x13.75 inches.
15. CREFFIELD Dennis (b.1931) ‘Landscape, Greenwich’. Charcoal. Signed. 1960. Exhibited: Queen Square Gallery, Leeds, 1967. 22x29 inches. Framed: 29x35.5 inches.
16. GILL Eric (1882-1940) ‘St. Andrew’s Croydon’: Christ and the miraculous draught of fishes. Pencil study for Gill’s first completed commission for a Catholic Church. Signed, inscribed and dated, ‘16.12.33’. Exhibited: Eric Gill, Piccadilly Gallery, March 1979, No.56. 10.5x8.25 inches. Framed: 17x15 inches.
17. FEDDEN Mary (1915-2012) Table-top still-life. Pencil. Signed and dated, 1973. 22x30 inches. Framed: 30x38 inches. £4000.
18. ELDRIDGE Mildred R.W.S. (1909-1991) Study related to the 1934 Rome Scholarship subject ‘Music’. Pencil, watercolour and gouache. Circa 1934. Provenance: Artist’s Estate. Arched: 21.25x12 inches. Framed: 29x19 inches.
19. FRIEND Donald (1915-1989) Bathers, the Lungarno, Florence. Pen, brush, ink and chalks. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1952. 12x18 inches. Framed: 19x25 inches.
20. GAUDIER-BRZESKA Henri (1891-1915) Head of a Man. Black chalk. Inscribed. Circa 1912. 10x7.5 inches. Framed: 18.25x15.25 inches.
21. FEIBUSCH Hans (1898-1998) Design for a mural at the Dorchester Hotel. Gouache. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1946. 11.5x15.75 inches. Framed:19x22 inches.
22. HAMNETT Nina (1890-1956) ‘After the Funeral’. Pen, brush and ink. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1923. 8.5x11.25 inches. Framed: 15x18 inches.
23. HENNELL Thomas R.W.S. (1903-1945) ‘Docks ex entrepots (sic) / du Port du Calais / Bassin Ouest’. Pencil, pen, ink, brush and watercolour. 1944. Signed. Inscribed by the artist verso. Indistinctly stamped and signed by the Censor verso. 18.25x24 inches. Framed: 26.5x32 inches. £2500.
24. JOHN Augustus O.M. R.A. (1878-1961) Study for a composition, possible for the subject ‘The End of the World’. Pen, brush and ink. Circa 1900. Ex. Collection: Wyndham T. Vint, Bradford. 9.5x12.5 inches. Framed: 16x19 inches.
25. GRUAU Rene (1909-2004) ‘to wear with a sweater’. Brush, ink and gouache. Signed and inscribed. Circa 1950. 16.5x11.5 inches. Framed: 25x19 inches. £3750.
26. JOHN Gwen (1876-1939) ‘Standing Girl with wooden post in her hand’. Pencil and wash. Studio Stamp. Exhibited: Matthieson. Ex. Collection: Sara John. 12x9.25 inches. Framed: 20x16.75 inches.
27. JOHN Gwen (1876-1939) Study for ‘Mere Poussepin seated at a table’ (National Museum of Wales). Pencil. Circa 1915. Studio stamp. Provenance: Artist’s Estate to Edwin John (EJ76c). Exhibited: Matthiesen Ltd., Gwen John Memorial Exhibition, 1946, No.104; Matthiesen Ltd Catatalogue (Feb/March 1958), No.39; Gwen John, Arts Council, 1968, No.65. 9.5x6 inches. Framed: 16x12 inches.
28. LESSORE Therese (1888-1945) The Thinker. Watercolour. Signed and dated, 1921. 8.5x7.5 inches. Framed: 16.5x14.75 inches.
29. KNIGHT Dame Laura D.B.E. R.A. (1877-1970) Herefordshire landscape, painted from the artist’s studio, Hereford Beacon, near Malvern. Watercolour. Circa 1946. Signed. 15x22 inches. Framed: 22x29 inches.
30. KRAMER Jacob (1892-1962) ‘My Parents’, the Ukranian artist Max Kramer and folk singer Cecilia Kramer. Charcoal. Signed and indistinctly dated, 19?(10). Exhibited: Leeds City Art Gallery, Jacob Kramer, 1960. Ex. Collection: Wyndham T Vint, Bradford. 15.5x20.75 inches. Framed: 24x28 inches.
31. MAYO Eileen Dame D.B.E. (1906-1994) Serge Lifar dancing ‘Apollo Musagetes’ in the Ballanchine ballet, Diaghilev Ballets Russe, 1928. Pencil, watercolour and gold paint. Circa 1928. Signed. 11.5x8 inches. Framed: 19.5x15.25 inches.
32. McFADYEN Jock R.A. (b.1950) ‘Shelter’. Gouache. Signed and dated, 1991. 30x23 inches. Framed: 37x29.5 inches. £4000.
33. MCEVOY Ambrose N.E.A.C. (1878-1927) ‘Helen’. Pencil, brush and watercolour. Studio Stamp. Inscribed ‘Figure of Girl seated Helen’. Possibly a study related to Helen Morris in ‘London Pride’, Exhibited International Society, 1917. 21x15 inches. Framed: 29x23 inches. £1100.
34. MINTON John (1917-1957) ‘Bow Bells’. Pen, brush and ink design for the Chelsea Arts Ball program, 1955. Signed and inscribed. 18.5x14 inches. Framed: 25x21 inches.
35. MINTON John (1917-1957) The Matador. Pen and ink. c.1955. Inscribed verso ‘Lilliput/604’. 17x17 inches. Framed: 26x 24 inches. £7000.
36. LEONARD Michael (b.1933) ‘Man’s Back and Reflection’. Pencil. Signed and dated, 1980. Exhibited: Fischer Fine Art, 1980. Illustrated: Changing. 50 Drawings by Michael Leonard, 1983, P.71. 8x4.75 inches. Framed: 15x12 inches. £.
37. NASH John R.A. (1893-1977) ‘Helen’: Helen Binyon (1904-1979). Pencil and watercolour. Inscribed by the artist. Studio stamp verso. Exhibited: New Grafton Gallery 18.5.1978. 12x8.5 inches. Framed: 20x17 inches.
38. MORRIS Sir Cedric (1889-1982) Nancy Morris’s bull dog. Pen and ink. Signed and dated 1928. Provenance: Gift from Morris to the Secretary at Benton End. 15x11.75 inches. Framed: 24.25x20 inches.
39. NASH John R.A. (1893-1977) ‘Boxted Pond’. Pencil and watercolour. Signed and inscribed. Exhibited: Blond Fine Art, 1979. 9x12 inches. Framed: 15x18 inches.
40. NEWSOME Victor (b.1935) Untitled. Pencil, ink and tempera. Signed and dated, 1983. Exhibited: Marlborough Fine Art, 1983. 22x32.25 inches. Framed: 29x38.5 inches.
41. OSPOVAT Henry (1877-1909) ‘Irene Vanbrugh’ (1872-1949) Study for his series ‘Stars of the Music Hall Stage’, circa 1908. 20x14 inches. Framed: 28x22 inches. £875.
42. NIXON Job R.W.S. R.E. (1891-1938) ‘The Tuileries Gardens, Paris’. Ink and watercolour. Circa 1925. Inscribed by the artist verso. Provenance: Estate of the Artist’s Daughter. 10x18.5 inches. Framed: 17x26 inches.
43. PEMBERTON Muriel R.W.S. F.S.I.A. (1909-1993) Evening Dresses. Gouache Fashion Illustration. Circa 1938. Signed. 17x12 inches. Framed: 25x20 inches.
44. PIPER John C.H. (1903-1992) ‘Variation. Titian’s Baccanalia (Prado, Madrid)’. Pencil, pen, ink and watercolour 0n graph paper. Signed and inscribed. 14.5x19 inches. Framed: 23x27inches.
45. PISIS Filippo de (Luigi Filippo Tibertelli) (1896-1956) ‘The Monument’. Pencil, pen, brush, ink and watercolour. Exhibited: Zwemmer Gallery (label). The artist visited London in 1935 and 1938. 21x13.25 inches. Framed: 30x22 inches.
46. SORRELL Alan R.W.S. (1904-1974) ‘At the hour of midnight the Salarian Gate was silently opened and the inhabitants were awakened by the tremendous sound of the Gothic trumpet…’ (Gibbon). Pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache. Inscribed by the artist: ‘Barbarians enter Rome. Prog. 1 / or 2’. Inscribed by the artist on label ‘Goths entering Rome / The Salarian Gate / opened by traitors at / midnight. (see Gibbon)’ 14.5x20 inches. Framed: 22x26 inches. £1500.
47. SELF Colin (b.1941) ‘Margaret’. Pencil. Signed, inscribed and dated, January 1972, verso. 10.75x19.5 inches. Framed: 18x27 inches.
48. RICHARDS Ceri C.B.E. (1903-1971) At the Piano. Ink and watercolour. Circa 1955. Impressed Studio Stamp. Provenance: Frances Richards. Ex. Collection: Anthony Dawson (1974). 7.5x9.5 inches. Framed: 15x16.25 inches.
49. SORRELL Alan (1904-1974) ‘Londinium, 1st Century A.D’. Pen, brush and ink. Signed and dated, 1954. Commissioned by the Illustrated London News, 1954. 14x22 inches. Framed: 21x29 inches.
50. SOZONOV Vsevolod (1899-1966) Santa Margherita, Liguria. Gouache. Signed. Circa 1930. 14x20 inches. Framed: 20x25.5 inches.
51. SPENCER Sir Stanley C.B.E. R.A. (1891-1959) At table. Pen, brush and wash. Provenance: Spencer Studio Sale Christies 5.11.98. 3x4.75 inches. Framed: 9x12 inches.
52. STONEHOUSE Brian M.B.E. (1918-1998) Fashion illustration, probably for American Vogue. Gouache on card. Circa 1958. Provenance: Artist’s Estate. Stamped verso ‘Stonehouse Estate / A and H’. 26x19 inches. Framed: 33x25 inches.
53. STONE Reynolds C.B.E. R.D.I. (1909-1979) ‘Holly and Alder / In the Dell at The Old Rectory’, Litton Cheney, Somerset. Ink and watercolour. Signed. Inscribed 0n the original backing. 21x14.25 inches. Framed: 22x30 inches.
54. SUTTON Philip R.A. (b.1928) Still-life. Watercolour. Signed, inscribed ‘Sydney, Australia’ and dated, ‘8.9.1980’. 17x13.75 inches. Framed: 25.75x22 inches.
55. TOPOLSKI Feliks R.A. (1907-1989) An Offer: Churchill, Hitler and Mussolini. Ink, charcoal and chalk. Signed and inscribed: ‘Peace Talk rumours. Churchill: ‘… but we can give you St Helena with the greatest of pleasure!’. Exhibited: Glasgow Art Gallery. 15x11.5 inches. £4250.
56. SWANWICK Betty R.A. R.W.S. (1915-1989) ‘Rodney Village Flower Show’. Pencil, watercolour and gouache. Inscribed by the artist. Inscribed by the artist 0n the original backing 'No.10 Fete at Rodney Village / To MArgaret with love from Betty & Rodney too'. 20x27 inches. Framed: 27x34 inches.
57. TENNANT Stephen (1906-1987) ‘Glorious Toulon / Ville de Matelots’. Fibre tipped pen. Inscribed by the artist and dated, 1974. Provenance: Tennant Sale, Sotheby's 15.10.87. Lot 690. 9x7 inches. Framed: 16x13 inches.
58. VELLACOTT Elisabeth (1905-2002) ‘Lanthony No.2’. Pencil. Inscribed. 1969. 17x23 inches. Framed: 27x33 inches. £2000.
59. VISSER Cor (1903-1982) ‘Turmalind’. Charcoal. Signed, dated 1933 and inscribed ‘Aan board ‘Turmalind’ / zeilship gekomen van Amerika / Met. Hout. Middelburg Mei’. 29.5x19.5 inches. Framed: 37x26 inches.
60. WALCOT William R.E. (1874-1943) Rome: Piazza di Spagna. Pencil, brush, ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed. Exhibited: Fine Art Society, February, 1909, No.38. 9.5x11.25 inches. Framed: 22x24 inches.