6-8pm Thursday 17th October 2019
The exhibition continues through Saturday 16th November.
NOTE: Nothing will be sold before the exhibition opens at 6pm on Thursday 17th October.
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1. Edward Povey (b.1951)
‘Self-portrait at Forty-Three’.
Oil on canvas. Artists label inscribed and dated ‘July-Sept 94’. Exh: Louis Newman Galleries, Beverley Hills.
20x16 inches. Framed: 25.5x21.5 inches.
2. William Strang R.A. R.E. (1859-1921)
The Artist’s Wife: Agnes Rogerson Strang (c.1860-1933).
Three coloured chalks on tinted paper. Signed and dated, 1904.
10x15 inches. Framed: 23x17 inches.
4. Robert Hancock (1730-1817)
‘Portrait of C. Fox (Persian Scholar)’; Charles Fox (1749-1809).
Chalk and watercolour. c.1798. Possibly a study for a mezzotint. Inscribed on the attached backing.
Possibly commissioned by Joseph Cottle (1770-1853)*.
6.75x5.5 inches. Framed: 16.25x14.5 inches.
*Charles Fox (1749-1809) of Bristol, explorer, linguist, collector of Persian manuscripts and author of the Poems…of Achmed Ardebeili, a Persian Exile, with notes historical and explanatory, published by Joseph Cottle in 1797. Cottle commissioned portraits by Bristol based Hancock of Coleridge 1796 (NPG), Lamb 1798 (NPG), Southey 1796 (NPG), Wordsworth 1798 (NPG) and himself 1800 (NPG) and may have also commissioned this.
5. Harry Becker (1865-1928)
‘A Samson of a Man’: a Napthine from Wenhaston.
Oil on canvas board. Circa 1914. Prov: Artist’s Estate to
Mrs Prue Loftus, and by descent. Ill: David Thompson, Harry
Becker, 2002, p.12. 18.25x15 inches. Framed: 24x21 inches.
6. James Leakey (1775-1865) (Traditionally attributed to)
Charles Baring Wall (1795-1853).
Oil on panel. Circa 1805.
Prov: Major-General Mark Bond (1922-2017).
13.5x11 inches. Framed: 22x19 inches. £4000Click here to view large framed photo.
7. Robert Scott Lauder R.S.A. (1803-1869)
Oil on panel. Ex. Collection: Andrew McIntosh Patrick.
8.75x7.25 inches. Framed: 12x10.5 inches.
8. Anon. Circa 1820.
‘Mary Chettle, Glasswell, Derbyshire, Aged 19’.
Watercolour. Inscribed on the backing.
7x5.75 inches. Framed: 15.5x13.5 inches.
9. Brian Stonehouse MBE (1918-1989)
‘China Machado’ (1929-2016); reputedly the first non-white
model to appear in a major American fashion magazine - Harper’s
Bazaar (1959). Charcoal. Signed. Inscribed and dated, 1960.
Prov: Artist’s Estate. Studio stamp verso. 25x19 inches.
10. Anon. Circa 1750.
A Confident Man.
Oil on canvas.
11. Maggi Hambling CBE (b.1945)
‘War Requiem II: Victim’.
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 2015.
Exh: Bohun Gallery.
12x10 inches. £6750Click here to view the verso.
12. Josef Maratka (1874-1937)
‘Raněný Čechoslavák’ (Wounded Czechoslovak).
Snake-stone. Signed and dated, 1920. Dedicated on the plinth to ‘Pan Presidentu / T. H. Masarykovi / 18 Cervna 1920’; Tomáš
Garrigue Masaryk (1850-1937), President of the Czechoslovak Republic.
Bust: 10.5x7x9 inches. Base: 4x5.75x6.75 inches. £4500
13. Anon. 1895.
‘Carmela / Anacapri / August / MDCCCXCV’.
Oil on canvas board. Inscribed and dated.
11x9 inches. Framed: 15.75x13.5 inches.
14. Joan Manning-Sanders (1913-2002)
‘Young Andrew’, Sennen*. Oil on canvas. 1927. Signed. Prov: Artist’s
Estate. Exh: Brook Street Art Gallery; Penlee House, A forgotten prodigy:
Joan Manning-Sanders, Nov. 2011. Lit: Drawings and Paintings by Joan Manning
Sanders, Faber & Faber, 1929, p.121 and plate IX. 20x16 inches. £5750
*The subject worked as a mason on the Manning-Sanders' house, Esther’s Field, Maria’s Lane, Sennen.
15. Anon. Circa 1810.
The Grain Collector.
Oil on canvas. Indistinctly signed(?) ‘F. M. Beamain’.
23.5x20 inches. Framed: 27.5x23.5 inches.
16. Ronald Searle CBE (1920-2011)
‘Robert Graves’ (1895-1985).
Pen and ink. Signed, inscribed and dated, 26th July 1950.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, Exhibition of works by Ronald Searle,
October 1954, No.21. 8.5x7 inches.
Anon. Circa 1750.
Boy in Blue.
Oil on copper.
7x5 inches. Framed: 9.5x7.5 inches.
18. Denton Welch A.A.A. (1915-1948)
Pencil. Circa 1940. Prov: Eric Oliver; Geoffrey Dunn; Sotheby’s
6.2.1985. 20.5x14.5 inches. Framed: 29x22 inches.
19. Wilhelmina Carlson-Bredberg (1857-1943)
Portrait, possibly a self-portrait.
Oil on panel. Extensively but indistinctly inscribed verso.
24.25x19.5 inches. Framed: 28.5x24 inches.
21. Leandro Ramon Garrido (1868-1909)
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1902.
22x13 inches. Framed: 31.5x22.5 inches.
22. William Mulready R.A. (1786-1863)
Head of a Young Man.
Pen and ink. Signed and dated, 1833. Exh: Maas Gallery.
8.5x7 inches. Framed: 14.25x12.5 inches.
£2500Click here to view large framed photo.
23. Anon. Circa 1900.
Head of a child.
Oil on Academy Card. Indistinctly inscribed verso.
7.75x6.25 inches. Framed: 11x9.25 inches.
27. Joseph Highmore (1692-1780) (Circle of)
‘Richard Puller’ (1747-1826).
Oil on canvas. Prov: Major General Mark Bond (1922-2017)
14x12 inches. Framed: 18.5x16.5 inches.
£2500Click here to view large framed photo.
28. Anon. Circa 1810.
Profile of a Beauty.
Oil on ivory. 2x1.5 inches.
Ivory and bone frame, possibly Anglo-Indian: 9x8.25 inches.
29. Alphonse Legros (1837-1911)
Charles de Sousy Ricketts R.A. (1866-1931)
Verso: A Woodcutter.
Bronze. Signed and dated 1897.
Diameter: 2.5 inches. £1600Click here to view the verso.
30. Clifford Rowe (1904-1989)
An Intellectual Student.
Oil on panel. Signed. Circa 1925.
12.5x9.25 inches. Framed: 17.75x14.25 inches.
31. Hugh Douglas Hamilton (1740-1808)
‘Susan, Countess of Westmorland’, née Lady Susan Gordon. Pastels. Signed
and dated, 1772. Signed and inscribed verso by the artist, ‘Susan, Countess of Westmorland / 1772, W D Hamilton Delt’. Prov: The sitter’s daughter, Lady Mary Fludyer, née Fane; Sir John Fludyer 5th Bt.; his sister Katherine, Mrs Henry Finch, and by descent. Lit: Neil Jeffares Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800, J.375.19725. 9.75x7.75 inches. Framed: 14x12 inches. £4750Click here to view large framed photo.Click here for the inscription
32. Peter Howson (b.1958)
Charcoal and pastel. Signed.
9x7 inches. Framed: 18x15 inches.
33. Trevor Tennant A.I.A. (1900-1980)
The painter, muralist and artist’s wife, Dorothy Annan A.I.A.
(1900-1983). Oil on panel. Circa 1935. Signed.
Exh: Maas Gallery. 16x12 inches. Framed: 17.5x13.5 inches.
34. Stephen Tomlin (1901-1937)
Head of a Man.
Bronze. Label inscribed: ‘To The British Council / with
compliments from / Margaret Nash / Oxford 1949’.
Bust: 12x9x11 inches. Base: 6x6.5x5 inches. £6750
35. James Proudfoot (1908-1971)
‘The Black Hat’.
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1940. Exh: National Society of
Painters, Sculptors, Engravers and Potters.
18x15 inches. Framed: 23x20 inches.
36. Beatrice How (1867-1932)
‘Vieux Hollandais – M. Vallandon’.
Oil on panel. Exh: Fine Art Society, Beatrice How,
A Scottish Painter in Paris, 1979-1980, No 10.
9.25x7.25 inches. Frame: 18x15.75 inches.
37. William Mouat Loudan (1868-1925)
‘Miss Mary Duthy’.
Oil on panel. Inscribed and dated, 1889. Signed verso.
9.5x7.5 inches. Framed: 15.5x14 inches.
£3250Click here to view large framed photo.
38. Ferdinand Heilbuth (1826-1889)
Head of a Young Man.
Watercolour and gouache. Stamped signature. Exh: Hazlitt,
Gooden and Fox, Nineteenth Century French Drawings, June/July
1978, No.55. 8.5x6.5 inches. Framed: 15x12.5 inches. £2250Click here to view large framed photo.
39. Anon. Circa 1840.
The Young Falconer.
Oil on canvas.
22x16.75 inches. Framed: 36x24.75 inches.
40. Louis Wain (1860-1939)
A Stage Door Tommy.
Pen and ink. Signed.
Prov: J. H. Cozens, his autograph book, and dated 14.8.07 by him.
7.5x5 inches. Framed: 15x13 inches.
41. Anon. Circa 1890.
Oil on canvas. Inscribed in pencil on the stretcher.
42. Anon. Circa 1798. Probably French.
A Coming Man.
Oil on canvas.
21x17.5 inches. Framed: 33x23.5 inches.
43. Anon. Circa 1795.
Young man with a folder.
Oil on canvas. Reputed provenance (label): Edward Knoblock
(1874-1945) Sale, 1951.11.5x9 inches. Framed: 13.5x11.5 inches.
44. Ralph Steadman (b.1936)
William S. Burroughs (1914-1997).
Etching and aquatint. Signed and editioned 7/20.
10.75x7.5 inches. Framed: 24x18.5 inches.
£1100Click here to view large framed photo.
45. John Downman A.R.A. (1750-1824)
Head and shoulders of a Gentleman.
Oil on copper. Inscribed/Signed(?) ‘John Downman’ verso.
Oval: 7x6 inches.
46. Robert Bell Vallance A.R.S.A. (fl:1885-1901)
‘A Scotch Bairn’.
Oil on card. Inscribed and indistinctly signed on verso of frame.
5.25x4.25 inches. Framed: 9x8 inches.
47. William Melville (1804-1850)
Margaret Gough (nee McCaskill) (c.1826-1849). Oil on canvas.
Monogrammed. Signed, inscribed ‘Simla’ and dated 1847 verso.
Indistinctly inscribed on stretcher in pencil ‘Mr John Blomfield Gough /
M. McCaskill’. 10.25x8.25 inches. Framed: 15.5x13.75 inches.
48. Stuart Pearson Wright (b.1975)
‘Domestic Scene’; self-portrait.
Etching and aquatint. Signed, inscribed, editioned 6/20 and
dated, 2003. 39.5x22.5 inches. Framed: 46x28 inches.
49. Anon. Circa 1840.
A French Couple.
Oil on card. Exh: Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox.
5x7.75 inches. Framed: 7.5x10.25 inches.
50. Åke Nothberg (1891-1973)
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1916.
11.5x13.75 inches. Framed: 16x18.5 inches.
51. Anon. Circa 1870.
Oil on panel. Ex. Coll: Alvide Lees-Milne (1909-1994).
6x6.25 inches. Framed: 9.5x.10 inches.