WATERCOLOURS AND DRAWINGS 2018
1. ACKERMANN Gerald R.I. (1876-1960)
‘Sailing – Blakeney’.
Watercolour. Signed. Inscribed on original backing. Exhibited: Fine Art Society, 1952.
9.5x14.5 inches. Framed Photo
2. ACKROYD Norman R.A. (b.1938)
Watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1987.
3. ANDERSON Stanley R.A. (1884-1966)
Returning to the farmyard.
Watercolour. Circa 1940. Signed.
8.75x12.75 inches. Framed: 17.5x21 inches.
4. BANKS Robert R.I.B.A. (1911-2000)
Fontana del Moro, piazza Navona, Rome.
Watercolour. Signed and numbered ‘342’.
13x20 inches. Framed: 20x26.5 inches.
5. BEERBOHM Sir Max (1872-1956)
‘Mr Charles Hawtrey’ (1858-1923) Actor Manager.
Ink and watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1908. Exhibited: No.118, ‘Sir Max Beerbohm, from the (Philip) Guedalla Collection’, Leicester Galleries, September 1945, to Captain N.A.D. Wallis.
13x8 inches. Framed: 19.75x15 inches.
6. BAWDEN Edward R.W.S. N.E.A.C. R.E. (1903-1989)
Ink and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1949. Inscribed by the artist on reverse of the backing ‘Passport No. 4-166168 (Canadian) / Mrs Ottilie Wright Howard / S.S. Laurentia / Donaldson Atlantic Line Ltd / Glasgow / sailing date August 23rd / not to arrive before Aug.20th’ and signed.
Bawden was a guest instructor during the summers of 1949 / 1950 at the Banff School of Fine Art, Alberta.
17x22.75 inches. Framed: 24x30 inches.
7. BELCHER George R.A. (1875-1947)
‘Butcher: Has your husband got any work Mrs Green?
Customer: ‘No e’aint doin’nothin’. Yer see e’s bein waintin’ for years expecting to start on the channel tunnel’.
Charcoal and watercolour. Signed and inscribed. Illustrated: ‘Punch’, 30 January, 1929, p.121.
First mooted in 1802, the Tunnel was not opened until 1994.
13x13 inches. Framed: 25.25x22.5 inches.
8. BELL Robert Anning R.A. (1863-1933)
Charcoal and red chalk. Exhibited: Fine Art Society, 1934.
14x8.5 inches. Framed: 22.75x17 inches.
£1950. Framed Photo
9. BEHRENS Tim (1937-2017)
‘Girl in bed’.
Pencil and gouache on joined paper. Dated 15th Nov.1959. Exhibited: Beaux Arts Gallery.
17.25x16.25 inches. Framed: 17x18 inches.
10. BLAMEY Norman R.A. O.B.E. (1914-2000)
‘The Vice Chancellor’.
Pencil, watercolour and gouache. Exhibited: The Discerning Eye, 1997. The Fine Art Society, March 2003.
Study for the portrait of Sir Harry Pitt (1914-2005) Vice-Chancellor of Reading University (1964-1978), Reading University Collection.
11. BELL Vanessa (1879-1961)
‘Borgo Sansepolcro’, Tuscany.
Watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1952.
19.5x12 inches. Framed: 28x19.5 inches.
12. BOMBERG David (1890-1957)
Pencil. Signed. Drawn 1923-27. Ex.Collection: Windham T. Vint, Bradford.
10x13 inches. Framed 19x21 inches.
13. BRATBY John R.A. (1928-1992)
Pencil and charcoal. Signed and inscribed.
23.5x12.75 inches. Framed: 31.5x19 inches.
14. BUSSY Simon (1870-1954)
The Mediterranean near Villefranche.
Pastel. Signed. Provenance: Ursula Strachey, Simonette Strachey, John Hounam.
Frames inscribed verso by Hounam.
10x9 inches. Framed: 21x18 inches.
15. BURRA Edward (1905-1976)
Pastora Imperio (1887-1979) Spanish flamenco dancer and actress.
Pencil, ink and watercolour. Studio stamp. Provenance: Artist’s Estate Sale, Lot 327, Sothebys, 3.7.2002.
26.5x18.25 inches. Framed: 34.75x26.25 inches.
16. CHURCH Katharine (1910-1999)
‘The Ice Storm’
Watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1940.
21x29 inches. Framed: 31x39 inches.
17. COPLEY John P.R.B.A. S.C. (1875-1950)
A Bohemian on the street.
Watercolour. Circa 1910. Signed.
18. CLAUSEN Sir George R.A. R.W.S. (1852-1944)
Ludlow Castle from the South East.
Watercolour and gouache. Signed.
9x11.25 inches. Framed: 16x18 inches.
19. COWIE James R.S.A. R.W.S. (1886-1956)
‘Still-life with gloves, glass and book’.
Black chalk and watercolour. Circa 1930. Ex.Coll: Bet Low (1924-2007), ‘Bet Low Trust / From the Studio of Bet Low / BLT1 – 104’ stamp verso of backing. Exhibited: ‘James Cowie’, Bourne Fine Art, December 1987. Exhibited: Roger Billcliffe Gallery.
8.25x11 inches. Framed: 19x21.5 inches.
£6250. Framed Photo
20. DARGOUGE Georges Edmond (1897-1990)
La Promenade au Bois.
Charcoal and gouache. Exhibited: Cat.no. 41, ‘Nineteenth Century French Drawings’ June/July 1985, Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox.
13x20.5 inches. Framed: 20.25x27.5 inches.
£1750. Framed Photo
21. DOBREE Valentine (1894-1974)
Collage with wallpaper, marbled and textured papers, photographic print and paint. Circa 1931.
Exhibited: ‘Valentine Dobree’, University of Leeds, 2000 (ill)
24x30.25 inches. Framed: 29x35 inches.
22. DOUTHWAITE Pat (1934-2004)
Charcoal and pastel. Signed and dated, 1978.
29.5x21.5 inches. Framed: 37x28 inches.
23. DURRANT Roy Turner (1925-1998)
‘From Michael’s: May’.
Ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed, numbered? ‘4Cr 99’ and dated (19)56.
5x8 inches. Framed: 12x14 inches.
24. DUNSTAN Bernard R.A. (1920-2017)
Falling Light: figure study.
Pencil and pastels. Signed.
10.5x7 inches. Framed: 17x13.5 inches.
25. EMETT Rowland O.B.E. (1906-1990)
‘He said if he took this camouflage job on he’d have to do it in his own way…’.
Pen and ink. Signed and inscribed. For ‘Punch’.
7.5x10 inches. Framed: 16x17.75 inches.
26. FAREY Cyril (1888-1954)
‘The Exchange Scheme, Nottingham – New Shopping Way’.
Pencil, ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1926. A Presentation Elevation from the design by Thomas Cecil Howitt R.I.B.A. (1889-1968) for Exchange Buildings Nottingham (1924-1929).
27. EPSTEIN Sir Jacob (1880-1959)
‘Sunita and Child’.
Pencil. Circa 1930. Signed.
17.5x21.75 inches. Framed: 26.5x29.5 inches.
28. FEDDEN Mary (1915-2012)
Lemon, cloud and acorns.
Ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1991.
4.75x5.75 inches. Framed: 13.5x14 inches.
29. FEDDEN Romilly (1875-1939)
‘A Palace on the Grand Canal’, Venice.
Watercolour. Signed. Exhibited: Walker’s Galleries, 1925.
14x14 inches. Framed: 20.25x20.25 inches.
30. FEDDEN Mary (1915-2012)
Pencil. Signed and dated, 1972. Exhibited: Hamet Gallery. Ex.Collection: Sir Denis Lasdun.
22x30 inches. Framed: 28x36 inches.
31. FEIBUSCH Hans (1898-1998)
‘In the Wye Valley’.
Gouache. Signed and dated, 1960. Inscribed on artist’s backing.
32. GOETZ Walter (1911-1995)
Town in the Charente-Maritime.
Gouache and wax crayon. 1954. Signed. Exhibited: Michael Parkin Gallery, 1992.
10.5x28 inches. Framed: 18.5x35.5 inches.
33. GIBBS Evelyn R.E. (1905-1991)
Mending nets, Gozo.
Charcoal and ink. Circa 1970. Signed.
34. HANCOCK Theodore (1923-1989)
Ink and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1962.
15.25x22.5 inches. Framed: 24x30 inches.
35. GRANT Duncan (1885-1978)
Venice, Piscina Sant Agnese, behind the Pensione Seguso, where Grant stayed on a number of visits to Venice during the '50s.
Gouache and ink. 1950s. Signed. Exhibited: The New Grafton Gallery.
11.75x6.75 inches. Framed: 20x14.5 inches.
Thank you to Richard Shone for his help in cataloguing this picture.
36. HENNELL Thomas R.W.S. N.E.A.C (1903-1945)
Working in the potato fields, probably Ridley, Kent.
Pencil and watercolour. Ex.Collection: Michael MacLeod. Exhibited: Chris Beetles Gallery.
12x18.5 inches. Framed:21.5x28.5 inches.
37. HONE Evie R.H.A. (1894-1955)
‘St Martin of Tours’.
Oil monotype on card. Circa 1952. Signed. Inscribed on backing ‘Design for a stained glass panel’.
12.25x9 inches. Framed: 23.25x17.25 inches.
£1750. Framed Photo
38. JACOB Max (1876-1944)
‘Le Clocher de Ploare’, Brittany.
Gouache. Signed and dated, 1930. Exhibited: Galerie Georges Petit, Paris. Lefevre Galleries, London. Ex.Collection: Lord Berners (1883-1950) and by descent.
Lit: R.Guiette, ‘Max Jacob, Peintre’ in ‘L’Art et les Artistes: Revue Mensuelle d’Art Ancien et Moderne de deux-mondes’, October 1930, p.113. Peter Dickinson ‘Lord Berners, Composer, Writer, Painter’, 2008, p.129. Ill: ‘Country Life’, 19th May 1966’ p.1248, fig.5 as in the drawing room at Faringdon House.
16x21.5 inches. Framed: 24x30 inches.
39. HUGO Jean (1894-1984)
‘Femme en jaune et chemin montant’.
Gouache. Signed. Inscribed and numbered ‘No.18’ verso.
£1250. Framed Photo
40. JENKINSON Geoffrey (1925-2006)
‘Pudsey’, West Yorkshire.
Pen, brush and ink. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1944.
12x19 inches. Framed: 20x25.5 inches.
41. JARMAN Derek (1942-1994)
‘Prostitute hat made of bunched …’.
Gouache on black paper. Inscribed beneath mount. Costume study for ‘Don Giovanni’, Sadler’s Wells, 1968. Provenance: Jarman to the previous owner who was involved in the Production of the Opera.
4.5x3.5 inches. Framed: 11x9.5 inches.
42. JOHN Augustus O.M. R.A. (1878-1961)
The End of the World.
Pen, brush and ink on blue paper. Circa 1900. Study for a composition (unrealised) of figures at the point of death, relating to ‘Moses and the Brazen Serpent’.
43. JOHN Augustus O.M. R.A. (1878-1961)
The Little Camp, Dartmoor.
Pen, brush and ink. 1905. Study related to ‘The Little Camp’ (CD.127) an etching printed in an edition of 25 in 1906.
4x6 inches. Framed: 11x13 inches.
44. JOHN Gwen (1876-1939)
‘La famille voyage’.
Pencil on tan paper. Inscribed and dated ‘Juin 11. (19)28’ verso of attached backing. The date is that on which the drawing was given by the artist to Vera Oumancoff, (1886-1959) the Meudon neighbour with whom the artist was in love. Provenance: Vera Oumancoff, and by descent.
45. KNIGHT Dame Laura R.A. R.W.S. (1877-1970)
‘Carnival waiting to go on’.
Pen, brush and ink. Exhibited: No. 135 ‘Mrs Laura Knight’ exhibition, July 1920, Leicester Galleries. Original frame and label.
15x18 inches. Framed: 24x26 inches.
46. LAMBOURNE Nigel (1919-1988)
Charcoal and crayon on tinted paper. Circa 1955. Signed.
47. LYNCH James (b.1956)
Egg tempera on panel. Signed and dated, 1992.
10x12 inches. Framed: 18x16.25 inches.
48. LANCASTER Sir Osbert (1908-1986)
‘Rich Old Man / Bonne Bouche’.
Costume design for the John Cranko ballet ‘Bonne Bouche’, Sadler’s Wells, 1952.
Ink and gouache with fabric sample attached. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1952.
12x6.75 inches. Framed: 14x20 inches.
49. MACKINNON Sine (1901-1996)
‘Rue de la Montagne St Genevieve’, Paris.
Watercolour. Signed and dated, 1952. Inscribed verso.
11x14.75 inches. Framed: 21.5x24.75 inches.
£1100. Framed Photo
50. MEARS Gunner (1890-1929)
‘…Shadows of Death / Looking towards Messines Ridge’.
Ink and watercolour with some silver and gold paint. Signed and dated, 1916. Inscribed by the artist on the reverse of the original backing (attached) ‘(?ake) Shadows of Death’ ‘Looking towards Messine Ridge’.
9.5x14.5 inches. Framed (to incorporate original frame): 16.75x21.5 inches.
51. MARKS Grete (Margarete Heyman Loebenstein Marks 1899-1990)
Vineyards in Spring, Southern Germany.
Ink and watercolour. Circa 1930. Signed. Provenance: Artist’s Estate.
8.75x10.75 inches. Framed: 12.5x14 inches.
52. MARC (Mark Boxer 1931-1988)
The Prince of Wales.
Ink and watercolour. Signed. Inscribed ‘Prince of Wales / original’. Ill: Cover for ‘One’s Life – a cartoon biography of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales’, Charles Knevitt, 1988.
16.5x10.75 inches. Framed:25x18.5 inches.
53. MCCALL Charles James R.O.I. N.E.A.C. (1907-1989)
Oil pastels. Signed and dated, 1985.
11x5.75 inches. Framed: 17x11 inches.
54. MASON Arnold R.A. (1885-1963)
Portrait of Winifred Knights (1899-1947) wearing a coral necklace, probably at Anticoli Corrado.
Pencil. Circa 1921. Ex. Collection: Winifred Knights and by descent. Exhibited: Liss Fine Art.
9.75x7 inches. Framed: 16.75x13.75 inches.
55. PROCKTOR Patrick R.A. (1936-2003)
Watercolour. Signed and inscribed. Exhibited: Redfern Gallery. Ex. Coll: Professor John Ball. Exhibited: ‘Patrick Procktor: The Last Romantic’, Arts University, Bournemouth.
9x12 inches. Framed: 17.5x19.75 inches.
56. ROWBERRY Corporal Edwin Claud (1896-1962)
‘Gotterdammerung’. The Leaning Virgin on the Church spire at Albert.
Watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated ‘20.ix.17’. Rowberry served in the 4th Battalion, D Squadron Tank Corps on the Somme.
11.5x7.5 inches. Framed: 19.5x15 inches.
57. RAE Barbara R.A. (b.1943)
Ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1972.
18.5x25 inches. Framed: 25x32 inches.
58. SEGONZAC Andre Dunoyer de (1884-1974)
‘Sur la plage, Dieppe.’
Ink and watercolour. Circa 1925. Signed and inscribed.
8.5x12 inches. Framed: 16x19 inches.
59. RUSHBURY Sir Henry R.A. R.E. (1889-1968)
Venice: San Giorgio from the Hotel Danieli.
Pencil and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1931.
11.75x14.75 inches. Framed: 17x20.5 inches.
60. SELF Colin (b.1941)
‘Last Year at Marienbad: Figures in ballroom / Two people on the balcony / Bedroom / The balcony’.
Pen, brush and ink on four sheets of paper mounted and framed together as one. Inscribed and dated, 28th January, 1971 on artist’s label, verso.
Framed: 19x26 inches.
61. SPEAR Ruskin R.A. C.B.E. (1911-1990)
Pencil. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1934.
10.25x7.5 inches. Framed: 18x15.25 inches.
62. SERGEANT John (1937-2010)
‘Study Sheet 1’.
Charcoal. Signed and dated, 2002. Exhibited: No.15 ‘John Sergeant Recent Drawings’, Fine Art Society, October 2002.
6.25x9.25 inches. Framed: 11.75x14.75 inches.
63. SHACKLETON William N.E.A.C. (1972-1933)
Carving the War Memorial: the stone-yard at Putney Bridge.
Oil and gouache on card. Signed and dated, 1923. Inscribed by the artist verso.
10x8.75 inches. Framed: 18x16 inches.
£775. Framed Photo
64. SPENCER Gilbert R.A. (1892-1979)
‘W. R. Hornby’, 1st XI soccer, Oundle’.
Pencil. Signed, inscribed and dated, 1960.
13x10 inches. Framed: 20x16 inches.
£875. Framed Photo
65. STEER Philip Wilson N.E.A.C. (1860-1942)
Watercolour. Signed and dated, 1932. Exhibited: Agnews (No.36386).
9.25x13 inches. Framed: 16x19.75 inches.
66. SPENCER Sir Stanley R.A. (1891-1959)
Head of a Girl.
Pencil. Inscribed by Gilbert Spencer verso ‘This drawing is the work of / Stanley Spencer / Gilbert Spencer 1944’. Inscribed on the backing of the original frame: ‘Drawing by Stanley Spencer / done at Cumnor’.
14x10 inches. Framed: 22x17 inches.
67. STRANG William R.A. R.E. (1859-1921)
Portrait of a Boy.
Red, white and black chalks on tinted paper. Signed and dated, 1903.
15x10 inches. Framed:25.5x19.5 inches.
£3000. Framed Photo
68. SUTHERLAND Graham O.M. (1903-1980)
‘Study for Crucifixion II’.
Gouache and chalk on card. Study preparatory to the Coventry Cathedral ‘Christ in Glory’ tapestry which was commissioned by Basil Spence in 1951. Exhibited: Redfern Gallery, 1986.
10.5x10.75 inches. Framed: 19.5x19.5 inches.
69. TENNANT Stephen (1906-1987)
Ink and watercolour drawing from the artist’s series ‘Lascar’. Provenance: Stephen Tennant, Wilsford House Sale, Sothebys, 14/15 October 1987.
13.25x10 inches. Framed: 22.5x18.75 inches.
70. VAUGHAN Keith (1912-1977)
Three Figures: a ‘Grafitti’ (sic) drawing.
Pencil. 1973. Studio stamp verso. Provenance: Artist’s Executor John Ball.
9x6.75 inches. Framed: 18.5x15.25 inches.
71. TINDLE David R.A. (b.1932)
‘Pre-Design for the back-cloth for ‘Yolanda’.
Mixed media. Signed, dated 1988, and inscribed verso of frame.
Tchaikovsky’s opera ‘Jolanda’ was performed at Aldeburgh Festival in 1988. Exhibited: Piccadilly Gallery.
28.25x20 inches. Framed: 20x28 inches.
72. WELCH Denton A.A.A. (1915-1948)
Pen and ink on verso of a letter to Welch on head Allied Artists Association paper (n.d).
Provenance: Eric Oliver. Geoffrey Dunn. Sotheby’s 23.5.1984. Exhibited: ‘Denton Welch’, Abbott and Holder Nov-Dec 1984.
8x5 inches. Framed: 16x12.25 inches.
73. WILSON Scottie (1889-1972)
Birds, butterflies and fish.
Gouache on black paper. Signed.
18.75x14 inches. Framed: 26.25x21 inches.
74. WILCZYNSKI Katerina (1894-1978)
The ghosts of antiquity.
Ink and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1952.
14.75x17.5 inches. Framed: 23x25.5 inches.
£775. Framed Photo
75. WOOD Christopher (1901-1930)
Seated Dancer, Paris.
Pencil. Circa 1926. Provenance: Redfern Gallery.
23x18 inches. Framed: 25x20 inches.
£4500. Framed Photo
76. WORTH Leslie POWS (1923-2009)
‘The Big Cloud’.
Watercolour. Signed and dated, 1959. Exhibited: Agnews (no.21152).
11x15 inches. Framed: 20x24.5 inches.
77. YARROW-JONES Ernest (1872-1951)
‘City Walls, Marrakesh’.
Watercolour. Signed. Inscribed and dated 1924 on label verso.
8.5x11 inches. Framed: 16x18.25 inches.
78. ZEFFIRELLI Franco (b.1923)
‘Il Turco in Italia’.
Set design for the 1955 La Scala production of Rossini’s opera.
Gouache on card laid on board Signed and dated, 1955. Exhibited: Wright Hepburn Gallery.
12.25x17.5 inches. Framed: 19.5x22.25 inches.