Although the Gallery is temporarily closed to visitors, we continue to operate online.
We will be keeping our normal hours of 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday, and are contactable as usual by email (email@example.com) or telephone (020 7637 3981).
Please do call if you would like to talk to us about anything you see on the website, but we advise sending an email first if you would like it reserved. We are happy to hold works while they are being considered; more images can easily be sent. For those of you who are in London, pictures can be put in our window for Viewing when taking daily exercise.
(Issued Wednesday 6th January 2021)
1. ANON. Circa 1800. Ram’s head Pen and ink. 3.5x4.25 inches. Framed: 11.75x11.75 inches. £375VIEW FRAMED
2. ANON. Continental Hand. Half-length of a Man. Oil on canvas. Indistinctly signed and dated (?1812). 24.5x21 inches. Framed: 28.75x25 inches. £975.VIEW FRAMED
3. ANDERSON Stanley R.A. (1884-1966) ‘The Old Quarry Pony’. Copper engraving. One of an edition of 60. Signed and inscribed. 5x6.5 inches. £975.
4. RICKETTS Charles R.A. (1866-1931) (Circle of) The Sentence. Oil on canvas stuck to board, some creasing. Inscribed on label verso ‘’Room: East Wing, Bedroom 4 / Place: Left of mantlepiece. Top / History: Gift of my Uncle (George / Lambton) removed from Fence House and / supposed to be a sketch by Charles de S’ / Ricketts. Though what subject?’. 10.5x13.5 inches. Framed: 12.5x15.5 inches. £750.VIEW FRAMEDVIEW VERSO
5. BINDER Pearl (1904-1990) ‘Mother and Children’. Mixed media. Signed and dated, 1969. 27.5x20.5 inches. Framed: 32.25x25.25 inches. £875.VIEW FRAMED
6. BADMIN Stanley Roy R.W.S. R.E. (1906-1989) Burford, Oxfordshire (B25). Etching. Proof. 1931. Inscribed and ‘’Trial without lettering’ and signed. 5.25x7.25 inches £1750.
7. BORBONE Prince Alfonso Maria di, Duke of Caserta (1841-1934) with additions by Giacinto Gigante (1806-1876) Baskets and amphora. Pencil, watercolour and gouache. Inscribed ‘Alfonso’ verso. Prov: Princess Maria Pia di Borbone, Duchess of Parma (1849-1882). Exh: ‘The Borbone Album’, A and H, 2014, No.9. Cf. ‘Still life with amphora’, Giacinto Gigante, with additions by Prince Francesco d’Assisi di Borbone, in the Ferrara Dentice Collection, Museo di San Martino. Similar studies by Gigante are in the Astarita Collection, Museo di Capodimonte. 10x8.25 inches. £475.
8. LE BRUN Christopher P.R.A. (b.1951)
‘Study for Fafner’.
Oil on canvas. 1993-94. Exh: Marlborough Fine Art.
9. BORTNYIK Sandor (1893-1976) Self-portrait. Charcoal. Signed and dated, 1917. 12x8.5 inches. Framed: 26x22 inches. £3750.VIEW FRAMED
10. DAVIS John Scarlett (1804-1846) Head of a sleeping child. Pencil. Exhibited: Agnews (No: 45947). 4.25x3.5 inches. Framed: 11.5x10 inches. £375.VIEW FRAMED
11. CHARD William (b.1923) Self-Portrait: the Conscientious Objector. Oil on canvas. Circa 1940. Signed verso. 10x6 inches. Framed: £2250.
12. CARSTAIRS J G (Twentieth Century) ‘The window on the stairs’. Linocut printed in colours. Signed and inscribed. 6.75x5 inches. £225.
13. DESMET Anne R.A. (b.1964) ‘Roma dal Aventino’. Wood engraving. Signed, inscribed and editioned 19/30. 24x8 inches. Framed: 29.75x13.75 inches. £650.VIEW FRAMED
14. FELL Sheila R.A. (1931-1979) ‘A road in Greece’. Charcoal. Circa 1977. Inscribed, dedicated and signed. 11.5x15 inches. £3500.
15. DE MORGAN William (1839-1917) Composition study. Gouache. Provenance: Christies 21.10 1975: a sketchbook of (approx. 80) De Morgan studies, bought by Abbott and Holder. 2.75x2.75 inches. Framed: 10.25x9.75 inches. £375.VIEW FRAMED
16. FEREDAY C ‘Hope’. Wood engraving. Signed and inscribed. Ex. Collection: Peter Ward-Jackson (1916-2015) 6.25x5 inches. £125.
17. FLANDERS Dennis (1915-1994) ‘Old Guildhall, Plymouth…a curious example of the Gothic Revival’. Pencil. Signed, inscribed and dated, 30th April (10)39’. 8.25x11.5 inches. £125.
18. FLAXMAN John R.A. (1755-1826) Figures wrestling. Pencil and ink. Note foxing. Provenance: Christopher Powney. 3x2.25 inches. £375.
19. GARDNER Daniel (c.1750-1805) Head and shoulders of a young man. Chalk and pastel on paper laid on late 19th c card. Inscribed verso ‘From the Collection of Lady Strachey / formerly the property of Lord Carlingford KP / purchased from Anne Eliza Dixon granddaughter of Daniel Gardner the artist’. Provenance: Lady Strachey, Christies 17.7.1911. Lit: Neil Jeffares on-line ‘Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800’. Lit: Williamson 1921 repro opp.p.10. Oval: 9.25x7 inches. £675.
20. GOBLE Warwick (1882-1940) Skye. Watercolour and gouache. Signed. 9x13.5 inches. £375.
21. GOODALL John Strickland R.I. (1908-1996) ‘It was Frank…’ and ‘She continued her C.O.’s Inspection…’ Pen and ink illustrations for ‘The Inspired Folly’ by Nancy Pence Britton, publ.1971. Artist’s Agent stamp ‘R. P. Glossop’ verso. 9x6 inches. £75.
22. GRANT Ian (1904-1993) ‘Tree Trunks in a Bog’. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1943. 28.5x36.5 inches. Framed: 33.5x41.5 inches. £1250.VIEW FRAMED
23. GROSS Anthony R.A. (1905-1985) ‘Shadow of a walnut tree’ (RH 6803). Etching with drypoint. Signed, inscribed and editioned 4/70. 10x11.75 inches. Framed:20.75x22.25 inches. £550.VIEW FRAMED
24. LESSORE Jules R.I. (1849-1892)
The ‘Ca’ d’Oro’, Venice.
Ink and watercolour. Circa 1880. Signed. Exhibited: Spinks.
6.75x9.75 inches. Framed: 16x18.5 inches.
BLACKWOOD Lord Basil Temple ‘BTB’ (1870-1917)
Five pen and ink drawings to illustrate Hilaire Belloc’s
More Beasts (For Worse Children)
Publ. Edward Arnold, 1897 (from 1898 by Duckworth).
£2500 the Set of 5
BLACKWOOD Lord Basil Temple ‘BTB’ (1870-1917) ‘A Python I should not advise / It needs a Dr for its eyes / and has the measles yearly…’’. Pen and ink drawing to illustrate ‘The Python’, ‘More Beasts (For Worse Children)’, Hilaire Belloc (‘H.B’), Publ. Edward Arnold, 1897. From 1898 by Duckworth. Inscribed verso. Also ‘E. Arnold / 11538 / 4.5x7.5’ and numbered ‘1’. 7.5x10.5 inches. £2500 the set of five.
BLACKWOOD Lord Basil Temple ‘BTB’ (1870-1917) ‘Allow no music near its cage…’ Pen and ink drawing to illustrate ‘The Python’, ‘More Beasts (For Worse Children)’, Hilaire Belloc (‘H.B’), Publ. Edward Arnold, 1897. From 1898 by Duckworth. Inscribed verso. Also ‘E. Arnold / 11538 / 4.5x7.5’ and numbered ‘2’. 7.5x10.25 inches. £2500 the set of five.
BLACKWOOD Lord Basil Temple ‘BTB’ (1870-1917) ‘…and if he flies into a rage / chastise him most severely…’ Pen and ink drawing to illustrate ‘The Python’, ‘More Beasts (For Worse Children)’, Hilaire Belloc (‘H.B’), Publ. Edward Arnold, 1897. From 1898 by Duckworth. Inscribed verso. Also ‘E. Arnold / 11538 / 4.5x7.5’ and numbered ‘3’. Verso: Fragment of ‘The Frozen Mammoth’, and Head of a Man. 6x9.25 inches £2500 the set of five.
BLACKWOOD Lord Basil Temple ‘BTB’ (1870-1917) ‘I had an aunt in Yucatan / Who bought a python from a man…’ Pen and ink drawing to illustrate ‘The Python’, ‘More Beasts (For Worse Children)’, Hilaire Belloc (‘H.B’), Publ. Edward Arnold, 1897. From 1898 by Duckworth. Inscribed verso. Also ‘E. Arnold / 11538 / 4.5x7.5’ and numbered ‘4’. 7.5x10.25 inches £2500 the set of five.
BLACKWOOD Lord Basil Temple ‘BTB’ (1870-1917) (The) ‘snake is living yet.’ Pen and ink drawing to illustrate ‘The Python’, ‘More Beasts (For Worse Children)’, Hilaire Belloc (‘H.B’), Publ. Edward Arnold, 1897. From 1898 by Duckworth. Inscribed verso. Also ‘E. Arnold / 11538 / 4.5x7.5’ and numbered ‘5’. 7.5x10.25 inches. £2500 the set of five.
25. GUIDA John (1897-1965) Fashion illustration, possibly of a French design to be copied by La Merveilleuse, Turin. Chalk and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1928. 26x17 inches. £875.
26. GUIDA John (1897-1965) Fashion illustration, possibly of a French design to be copied by La Merveilleuse, Turin Pencil and watercolour. Signed and dated (1)’931’. 24x15.5 inches. £575.
27. GUIDA John (1897-1965) Coat and dress. Fashion illustration, possibly of a French design to be copied by La Merveilleuse, Turin Ink and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1937. 27.5x20 inches. £1400.
28. KITCHING Alan R.D.I. (b.1940) ‘New Work by Alan Kitching’. Collage and over-printing mounted on card. Signed and dated, 1998. Ex. Collection: Jonathan Gili (1943-2004). 36.5x24.5 inches. £275.
29. LEGROS Alphonse (1837-1911) ‘The Vallee des Dunes’. Drypoint. Signed and inscribed. Ex. Collection: Peter Ward-Jackson (1916-2015) 4x8.75 inches. £125.
30. LANCASTER Sir Osbert (1908-1986) ‘The Baron / Vernon Rees’. Gouache costume design. Inscribed by the artist. Vernon Rees sang the parts of ‘Baron Thunder Ten Tronch’, ‘Extortionist’ and ‘Dutch Man’ in ‘Candide’, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Richard Wilbur at the Saville Theatre in 1959. We cannot find any images of Vernon Rees and this looks very much like a self-portrait. 14.5x10.5 inches. Framed: 22.5x17.75 inches. £2,500.VIEW FRAMED
31. LEIGHTON Clare (1898-1989) ‘The Sleepy Housewife’ (MH.15). Wood engraving. Proof. 1925. Inscribed by the artist beneath the mount. Printed as ‘The Sleepy Fishwife’ in an edition of 50. Provenance: The Artist to Hilaire Belloc, and by descent. 5x6 inches. £475.
32. LINES Vincent (1909-1968) Paris: Canal St Martin. Etching. 7x11.5 inches. Framed: 14.5x19 inches. £175.VIEW FRAMED
33. MACBETH Robert Walker R.A. (1848-1910) Farm girls cutting chaff. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1876. The same machine and barn are shown in ‘In Clover’, oil on canvas, 1879, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. 18x25 inches. Framed: 21x28 inches. £1250.VIEW FRAMED
34. MENDEZ Theo (1934-1997) Composition. Mixed media. Signed and dated, 1988, verso. 13x7.5 inches. Framed: 16.5x11.5 inches. £275.VIEW FRAMED
35. NATTES Jean-Claude (1765-1822) Lincolnshire: ‘Part of Long Sutton House , the Seat of Joshua Peart Esq’. Gouache and watercolour. Circa 1790. Black border inscribed (indistinctly) and signed ‘C Nattes delt. 49 South Molton (Street). In 1792 Lord of the Manor of Long Sutton Joshua Peart (b.1744) changed his name to Scrope on his wife (m.1771) inheriting a large Scrope fortune. The Peart/Scropes lived at Long Sutton from 1771-1795. Sir Joseph Banks commissioned Nattes to record the buildings of Leicestershire between 1789-1797. 8.5x11.25 inches. £1100.
36. NIXON John (1755-1818) ‘At Brixton, Isle (of) Wight’. Pen, brush, ink and watercolour. Inscribed by the artist. Provenance: Hospital de la Providence (French Hospital), Rochester. 4x2 inches. £225.
37. PATON Sir Joseph Noel (1821-1910) Study for ‘The Seizure of Roger Mortimer in Nottingham Castle’. Pen and ink. Circa 1860. Provenance: Artist’s family and by descent. Arched: 5x6 inches. £275.
38. PRIETO Gregorio (1897-1992) ‘Portrait: Duncan Guthrie’. Pencil. Signed, inscribed ‘London’ and dated, 1940. Exhibited: Alex Reid and Lefevre. 19x13.5 inches. £675.
39. PEARSON Kathleen Margaret (1898-1961) ‘Llyn Bala’. Oil on canvas board. Signed. Exhibited: Royal West of England Academy, 1955. 10x14 inches. Framed: 14.25x18.25 inches. £575.VIEW FRAMEDVIEW VERSO
40. RENNELL Mary (Smith) (1901-1981) ‘Ruined Temple of Hera at Olympia’. Oil on board. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1935, on verso. 11x14 inches. Framed: 15.25x18.5 inches. £775.VIEW FRAMED
41. REYNOLDS Frank R.I. (1876-1953) Recto: ‘The pledge’. Watercolour. Inscribed by the artist. 8.5x6 inches. Verso: ‘I saw George staggering along with Walter’. Ink and gouache. Circa 1915. Signed and inscribed.12.5x9.25 inches. £675.VIEW VERSO
42. ROBERTSON Walford Graham (1867-1948) ‘The Castle Court’: a stage design for ‘La Princesse Lontaine’. Watercolour. Ex. Collection: Mrs Patrick Campbell. John Wyre, 1939. 6.75x8.75 inches. Framed: 11x12.75 inches. £375.VIEW FRAMED
43. SHORT Sir Frank R.A. P.R.E (1857-1954) ‘The Breaking Up of the Great Eastern’, No.1. Etching. 1890. Signed. 6x8 inches. £275.
44. SCOTT-MOORE Elizabeth R.W.S. (1902-1993) The skewbald horse. Watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1954. 11.25x7.75 inches. £225.
45. SMITH Jack (1928-2011) ‘Sound Graph’. Oil on card. Signed, inscribed and dated 1973 on reverse. Exhibited: ‘Jack Smith Retrospective’, Sunderland Arts Centre Touring Exhibition, 1977. 36x30.25 inches. Framed: 31x37.5 inches. £4000.
46. STANNARD Joseph (1797-1830) A destitute family. Pencil and watercolour. Circa 1820. 8x11 inches. £275.
47. STEEL Kenneth R.B.A. (1906-1970) Edinburgh Castle. Engraving and drypoint. Signed. 14.25x10 inches. £325.
48. STOTHARD Thomas R.A. (1755-1834) Neptune and Nelson. Pencil, pen and ink study for an illustration, or Relief. 1.75x6.5 inches. £325.
49. THORNTON Valerie (1931-1991) ‘Northleach’. Aquatint. Signed, inscribed and editioned 7/70. 15.5x24.25 inches. Framed: 25x33 inches. £350.VIEW FRAMED
50. WARD John ex. R.A. (1917-2007) St Giles-in-the-fields. Ink on creased cream paper and used as a letter dated 1955. 15x9.75 inches. £150.
51. WATSON John Dawson R.W.S. (1832-1892) Puritans hiding in a barn’s loft. Watercolour. Signed. 14x16.25 inches. Original frame: 22.5x24.75 inches. £975.VIEW FRAMED
LIST 511 – JANUARY 2021
Will be an Exhibition of
RICHARD COOPER JNR (1740-1822)
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