WATERCOLOURS AND DRAWINGS 2017
1. ARDIZZONE Edward C.B.E. R.A. (1900-1979) Festival of Britain: ‘The Water Front at the South Bank’. Ink and watercolour. 1951. Signed. Inscribed beneath the mount. 10x16 inches. Framed: 18x14 inches. £3250.
5. BALL Robin (1910-1979) ‘Wagon Lines’. Ink and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1943. Exhibited: ‘Robin Ball’, Connaught Brown, 1987. 11.5x9 inches. Framed: 19x16 inches.
15. BEATON Sir Cecil (1904-1980) Gothick Interior: Stage Set. Ink and watercolour. Provenance: Eileen Hose Beaton Collection Sale, Christies 21.6.1988. 10x14 inches. Framed: 18x21.5 inches.
6. BEERBOHM Sir Max (1872-1956) Rodin. (RHD.1242. p.117). Pencil, brush and wash. 1914. One of a series entitled ‘Simple lessons in the art of drawing M. Rodin’, Merton College, Oxford (ref: RHD 1241). Ex. Coll: Mrs Eva Reichmann, by descent from the artist, her brother-in-law. 12.5x8 inches. Framed: 21x15.5 inches. £3250.
4. BEERBOHM Sir Max (1872-1956) ‘Mr Bernard Shaw / (a very early impression)’ (RHD.1474 p.133). Pencil, watercolour and gouache. Signed and (later) inscribed. Ill: ‘The Chap-Book’, Chicago, 1st November 1896. Exhibited: Leicester Galleries, 1952. Ex. Coll: Mark Birley. Beerbohm succeeded Shaw as theatre critic for the Saturday Review in 1898 12x7.75 inches. Framed: 23.5x18.5 inches.
2. BELLANY John C.B.E. R.A. (1942-2013) ‘Phillip’. Charcoal. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1983. 21.5x14.5 inches. Framed: 29.25x21.75 inches.
3. BERMAN Eugene (1899-1972) ‘Cathedral Rocks – Western Landscape’. Ink and gouache. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1950. Artists label verso of original backing signed and inscribed by the artist ‘Los Angeles, 1950, Western Landscape’ and stamped with his Rome address. Provenance: Sir Paul Getty to Mrs Wynn-Williams. 12.75x16.25 inches. Framed: 17x21 inches.
7. BLACKADDER Dame Elizabeth R.A. R.S.A. (b.1931) Still-life. Pencil and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1980. 24x39 inches. Framed: 34x48 inches.
8. BLAMEY Norman O.B.E. R.A. (1914-2000) Margaret Kelly, the artist’s wife. Pencil, ink and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1950. Exhibited: Fine Art Society. 13x19 inches. Framed: 20x26 inches.
9. BLISS Douglas Percy (1900-1984) ‘Crofts in the Quairang, Isle of Skye’. Watercolour. Signed and dated, 1927. Inscribed verso. 12.25x20 inches. Framed: 21x27 inches.
11. BUSSY Simon-Albert (1870-1954) ‘Paysage Ecossais’: Rothiemurchus, family home of the Grant family. Pastel. Signed. Inscribed verso. Exhibited: Carfax Gallery. Provenance: James and Alix Strachey; Simonette Strachey. 7.75x6.5 inches. Framed: 19x18 inches.
12. CHURCH Katherine (1910-1999) ‘The Farmyard’. Ink, watercolour and gouache on tan paper. Signed and dated, 1936. Exhibited: Alex, Reid & Lefevre. 15x17.75 inches. Framed: 21.5x24 inches.
10. CLIFFE Henry (1919-1983) Abstraction. Pencil and wax crayons. Signed, dated 1966 and inscribed ‘to V’. 15x22 inches. Framed: 29.5x23 inches.
16. DAVIES Gordon (1926-2007) The Pantheon, and Albergo Abruzzi, Rome. Ink and watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1965. 16.5x22 inches. Framed: 29x24 inches.
14. DENIS Maurice (1870-1943) Veiled Woman. Charcoal on tan paper laid on card. Signed. Study for L’Ensevelissement ou Mise au tombeau’, 1903, Musee Maurice Denis.To be included in the ‘Catalogue raisonne de l’oeuvre de Maurice Denis’, Claire Denis and Fabienne Stahl, confirming provenance as from Noelle Denis-Boulet (Artist’s Estate). 18.5x11 inches. Framed: 28.25x20.5 inches.
13. DOBSON Frank R.A. (1886-1963) Ashcombe House Interior. Pencil and watercolour. Signed, dedicated to Cecil Beaton and dated, 21st July 1931. . Cecil Beaton took a lease on Ashcombe House in 1930. 14x10 inches. Framed: 21.5x17.5 inches.
19. DULAC Edmund (1882-1953) 'Our Musical Hope': Sir Thomas Beecham (1879-1961) conducting at the Queen's Hall. Pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1915. Inscribed on the original backing. Exhibited: International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, Spring Exhibition, 1915, as ‘Notre Espoire Musicale’.13.5x11 inches. Framed: 20x16 inches.
17. ‘ERTE’ (Romain De Tirtoff 1892-1990) ‘Décor Bar’. Gouache. Signed. Studio stamp ’15 464’ verso. 4.75x10.5 inches. Framed: 11x8 inches. £2500.
18. FERSTADT Louis Goodman (U.S.A. 1900-1954) American farm yard. Watercolour. Signed and dated, 1927. 10x14 inches. Framed: 17x21 inches.
20. FINI Leonor (1907-1996) ‘Femme plume’. Ink and watercolour. Circa 1965. Authenticated by Richard Overstreet. 16.5x6.25 inches. Framed: 25x14 inches.
21. FRIEND Donald (1914-1989) ‘Budal / Bali’. Pen, brush and ink. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1977. 26x17.25 inches. Framed: 31x22.5 inches.
24. FRINK Dame Elisabeth R.A. (1930-1993) Horse and Man. Watercolour. Circa 1975. Signed. Exhibited: ‘The Unknown Frink’, Mumford Fine Art, October 2008. 19x25 inches. Framed: 27x33 inches.
22. GERTLER Mark (1891-1939) Model stretching. Pencil. Signed and dated, 1927. 11x14.5 inches. Framed: 17x21 inches.
23. GILLIES William R.A. (1898-1973) ‘Rhum and Eigg’. Pencil and watercolour. Signed. 8.5x14 inches. Framed: 16x21 inches.
26. GINNER Charles (1878-1952) Preparatory study for ‘Spring Day at Boscastle’ (Oil on canvas, 1943, Arts Council Collection). Pencil, squared with pen and ink. 17x10.5 inches. Framed: 25.5x19.75 inches. £2250.
25. HAMBLING Maggi C.B.E. (b.1945) ‘Sail’. Watercolour. Signed and dated ‘13.8.90’. 24x19 inches. Framed: 28.25x23.25 inches.
27. HAMNETT Nina (1890-1956) Women at a Bar. Pen and ink. Signed and dated, August 11th. 10.5x9.5 inches. Framed: 18x17 inches.
30. HELY-HUTCHINSON Nicholas (b.1955) ‘Tuscan Hill’. Watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1987. Exhibited: Montpelier Gallery. 22x29.25 inches. Framed: 31.5x38.5 inches. £1250.
28. HERMAN Josef O.B.E. (1911-2000) ‘Mexican resting’. Pen and ink. Exhibited: Roland Browse and Delbanco. 6.75x8.5 inches. Framed: 14x15.5 inches.
29. HODGKIN Elliot (1905-1987) Leaves in a glass. Pencil. Studio stamp. 13.75x9.75 inches. Framed: 18.5x14.5 inches.
32. HUBBARD John (1931-2017) ‘Stone, still-life’. Charcoal. Signed and dated, 1975. Ex. Collection: Dame Iris Murdoch. 22.25x31 inches. Framed: 34x42 inches.
33. JARMAN Derek (1942-1994) ‘Delos’. Pen and ink. Signed, inscribed and dated December 1962 on original backing. 6.5x6.75 inches. Framed: 10x14 inches.
31. JOHN Augustus O.M. R.A. (1878-1961) Studies of a boy, possibly Edwin John (1905-1978). Pen and ink. Circa 1908. Ex. Collection: Wyndham T. Vint, Bradford. 8.75x11.75 inches. Framed: 16x19 inches.
36. JOHN Gwen (1876-1939) ‘La rue des Clos Moreaux’, Meudon. Watercolour. Inscribed and dated, ‘Juin 11 (19)28’ verso of backing. Provenance: Private Collection, France, since c.1929. 8.5x6.75 inches. Framed: 15x13 inches. £8750.
34. JOHN Gwen (1876-1939) Standing Woman, Eglise Saint-Martin, Meudon. Pencil, brush and watercolour. Circa 1925. Provenance: Private Collection, France, since c.1929. 8.5x6.75 inches. Framed: 17x14.5 inches.
38. JUNGMAN Nico (1872-1935) Volendam Nativity. Watercolour and gouache. Signed. Circa 1900. 22x33 inches. Framed: 28.5x39 inches.
37. LANCASTER Sir Osbert C.B.E. (1908-1986) ‘Sunday Afternoon on the Islands’. Ink and watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1961. Exhibited: No.31, ‘Osbert Lancaster’, Arthur Jeffress Gallery; Minories, Ipswich, 1975. 14.5x22 inches. Framed: 21x29 inches.
35. LANCASTER Sir Osbert C.B.E. (1908-1986) ‘An Imperial Personage’. Ink and gouache. Exhibited: Arthur Jeffress Gallery. 5.5x11 inches. Framed: 22.5x17.5 inches.
39. LOIZOU Renos (b.1948) ‘Sleeping Nude IV’. Watercolour on Japanese paper laid on silk. 1983. Signed. Exhibited: ‘Renos Loizou’, Christopher Hull Gallery, 1983. 11x14 inches. Framed: 19x22inches.
44. LUNN Augustus (1905-1986) ‘Sketch design for Scraffito / Woodberry Down Primary’. Pencil, watercolour and gouache. Signed and inscribed verso. In 1951 the Arts Council gave the LCC works salvaged from the Festival of Britain and ‘Scraffito’, the mural by Lunn from the South Bank’s Seaside exhibit was installed at Woodberry Down Primary School (1949). 17.5x18.5 inches (irregular). Framed: 23x24 inches.
41. MADDOX Conroy (1912-2005) ‘Metamorphosis’. Gouache. Signed and dated, 1953. Inscribed verso. 13x18.5 inches. Framed: 20x25 inches.
40. MAZE Paul Lucien (1887-1979) Grazing cattle. Pastels. Signed. 9.75x21.25 inches. Framed: 18x29.5 inches.
42. MEARS ‘Gunner’ F. J. (1890-1929) Ypres; troops at night. Watercolour and pencil. Signed. 3.25x7.75 inches. Framed: 11.25x14.25 inches.
45. MINTON John (1917-1957) Study of a seated man. Pen, brush and ink. Circa 1950. Provenance: John Moynihan. Exhibited: Jason and Rhodes. 14.5x10.25 inches, Framed: 22.25x17.5 inches.
43. MORRIS Sir Cedric (1889-1982) Café scene, Rome. Pencil on paper. Signed and dated ‘11.22’. Provenance: Gift from Morris to his Benton End pupil Molly Russell-Smith and then to the previous owner. 12.75x9.5 inches. Framed: 19x16 inches.
47. MOSS Colin (1914-2005) ‘Relaxed Smoker’. Conte crayon. 1962. Signed. Exhibited: Boundary Gallery. 28.5x21.5 inches. Framed: 32.5x41.5 inches.
46. MURRY Richard N.E.A.C. (1902-1984) Winter Garden. Gouache on card. 1951. Exhibited: No.63, ‘Richard Murray’, Sally Hunter Fine Art, April 1988. Gouache. 16x20.5 inches. Framed: 22x25 inches. £1750.
48. O’CONNOR John (1913-2004) Bonfire and Storm Clouds, Essex. Ink, watercolour and apple-twig pen. Circa 1955. Signed. 14x18.25 inches. Framed: 24.5x28.25 inches.
49. PIPER John C.H. (1903-1992) Street scene: Regency Theatre. Pen, brush, ink and crayon. 1948/49. Signed. Study related to the artist’s panels of Regency architecture in Bath, Cheltenham and Brighton for the British Embassy in Rio de Janiero. 7x10.25 inches. Framed: 15x18 inches.
50. PROCTER Ernest A.R.A. (1886-1935) ‘The Beech Tree’. Watercolour. Signed. Exhibited: ‘Ernest Procter’, Leicester Galleries, 1936. 14.25x10.5 inches. Framed: 23x19 inches.
51. PROCTER Ernest A.R.A. (1886-1935) ‘Ypres. The Moat from the Menin Gate’. Watercolour and pastel on tan paper. Signed, inscribed and dated, October, 1918. 9.5x13.5 inches. Framed: 17x21 inches.
53. ROBERTSON Eric (1887-1941) A bathing party. Pencil. Signed and dated, 26th May 1919. 16x20 inches. Framed: 24x28 inches.
52. RUSHBURY Sir Henry R.A. R.E. (1889-1968) The Fish Market and Quay, Dieppe. Chalk, brush and wash. Signed and dated, 1926. 12.75x18 inches. Framed: 20x25 inches.
54. RUSSELL-FLINT Sir William R.A. (1880-1969) ‘Little encampment, Chauvigny - Evening’. Watercolour. Signed. Signed, inscribed and dated ‘May 19th 1968’ and ‘After a day’s painting’, verso. 7.5x11 inches. Framed: 15x18 inches. £2250.
57. SEAGO Edward R.B.A. R.W.S. (1910-1974) ‘Fred Rolfe, King of Norfolk Poachers’. Pen, brush and ink. Signed. Ill: ‘I walked by night: being the philosophy of the King of the Norfolk poachers, written by himself’, Frederick Rolfe, edited by Lilias Rider Haggard, publ.1935. 9x6.5 inches. Framed: 16x13 inches.
56. SEARLE Ronald C.B.E. (1920-2011) ‘Who’s the fairest of them all’. Pencil, ink and watercolour. Signed and inscribed. 4x4.5 inches. Framed: 13x12 inches.
55. SHEPARD Ernest Howard M.C. (1879-1976) ‘Looking Forward – Parking in Town’. Pen and ink. Signed. Inscribed verso. Possibly for ‘Punch’, circa 1935. 12.25x9.25 inches. Framed: 20x16 inches.
58. SPARE Austin Osman (1886-1956) ‘Paphian Aftermath’. Pencil and watercolour. Signed. Inscribed verso. 10x11 inches. Framed: 17x18 inches.
60. STEADMAN Ralph (b.1936) The Temptation of Lord Longford. Pen, brush and ink. Signed. 20x28.5 inches. Framed: 31.75x40 inches.
59. STEER Philip Wilson O.N. (1860-1942) ‘Low Tide, Whitstable’ Watercolour. Inscribed and dated, 1931, by artist verso. Exhibited: Aitken Dott, 1943. 8.75x12 inches. Framed: 16x19 inches.
61. STRANG Ian R.E. (1886-1952) ‘Garreg’, Carmarthenshire. Pen, brush and ink. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1936. 13.25x18.25 inches. Framed: 21x26 inches.
63. TABNER Len (b.1946) ‘Roxby Church, Dusk, Ridge Lane’. Gouache. Signed, inscribed and dated, November 1985. 15.5x22 inches. Framed: 27x32 inches. £3750.
62. TONKS Professor Henry (1862-1937) ‘ Il gran rifiuto’ Ink and watercolour. Inscribed with stanze from Dante ‘ The Divine Comedy’. Backing inscribed ‘Anti-American cartoon given me by D. S. McColl / too offensive to Americans to consider framing. Figures include: Admiral Tirpitz, Henry Ford, President Wilson, with T. E. Lawrence and King Faisal in the distance as Dante and Virgil. 10x12 inches. Framed: 17x19 inches. £2000.
65. TOPOLSKI Feliks R.A. (1907-1989) Theatre Design for ‘The Motherly and Auspicious being the life of the Empress Dowager Tzu His in the form of a drama’. Ink and watercolour ‘stage decoration’ for the play by Maurice Collis (1889-1973). Signed and dated, 1944. Exhibited: Leicester Galleries, 1946. 22.25x29.5 inches. Framed: 30x27 inches. £2250.
66. UGLOW Euan (1932-2000) Seated Nude. Pencil. Exhibited: Browse and Darby; L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California. 16x14.5 inches. Framed: 24x21 inches.
64. VEZELAY Paule (1892-1984) A Juggler. Ink and crayon. Exhibited: ‘Vezelay’, Parkin, June 1988. 9x7 inches. Framed: 16x13 inches.
69. WHISTLER Rex (1905-1944) ‘Page’s costume’, design for the ballet ‘Birthday of the Infanta’. Pencil, watercolour and ink. Inscribed by the artist. ‘Birthday of the Infanta’, choreography by Penelope Spencer, music by Elisabeth Lutyens (1906-1984) and settings by Rex Whistler, was premiered Adelphi Theatre by the Camargo Society , December 1932. 9.25x6.75 inches. Framed: 12x9 inches.
67. WOLFE Edward R.A. (1897-1982) ‘Man’s head, Ronda Café’. Blue crayon. Signed. Exhibited: ‘Edward Wolfe’, Millinary Works Gallery, 2003. 18x12 inches. Framed: 27.5x20 inches.
68. ZERNING John (Contemporary) Design for a Geodesic Dome. Pen and ink. Signed. 17x25 inches. Framed: 30x22 inches. £975.