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This sale was held on 14/11/2019 at 10:00 am

‡ SIR FRANK BRANGWYN RA RWS RBA (1867-1956)

Breaking up the 'Hannibal'

original etching, pencil signed

Pl. 19 1/2 x 24 1/2 in



From the only edition of 70 signed proofs



Literature: Gaunt 36



This is one of Brangwyn's earliest large scale etchings. Etched on zinc after a preparatory sketch. HMS Hannibal a wooden screw-ship of ...


£150 - £300

‡ GERALD LESLIE BROCKHURST RE (1890-1978)

L'Eventail (The Fan) 1921

etching on laid paper

signed in pencil, from an edition of 76, with full margins,

Pl. 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in; sold with a further etching by the artist titled 'Seule, 1923' (reference William Dolan Fletcher no. 36); two (2)



Provenance: J. R. Bettinson, Esq; thence by descent



L'Eventail ...


£100 - £150

AFTER JOHN COLLET (c.1725-1780)

'Bachelor Fare or Bread and Cheese with kisses'

mezzotint engraving, published by Carrington Bowles, London, 1777

with horizontal paper discolouration in lower plate,

Pl.14 x 10 in



Sold with two other mezzotints after John Collet titled 'Miss Tipapin going for all Nine' (publ.1779 ); and 'The Ladie's (sic) Shooting Pony (publ.1780); ...


£100 - £150

‡ RICHARD BAWDEN RWS NEAC RE (b.1936)

'Dead Oaks'

etching in colours,

signed, inscribed in pencil as title, and numbered 2/75 in lower margin

Pl. 19 x 15 1/4 in



The artist was the son of Edward Bawden. He initially studied at Chelsea and St. Martin's School of Art. Later he became a student at the Royal College of Art. His versatile output has also ...


£80 - £120

WILLIAM LIONEL WYLLIE RA RE RI (1851-1931)

'The Tower of London', Royal Salute

etching

pencil signed 'W. L.Wyllie' (lower left margin)

Pl. 6 1/2 x 14 3/4 in



Provenance: with W.R. Deighton & Sons, Westminster

C.B Savage, Northampton


£200 - £300

‡ ROWLAND LANGMAID RSMA (1897-1956)

St. Ives Harbour, Cornwall; Newlyn Harbour looking towards St. Michael's Mount

drypoint etchings, pencil signed

Pl. 6 1/2 x 11 3/4 in, two; together with a further signed etching by the artist titled 'An Old Two Decker', three (3)



Langmaid studied under William Lionel Wyllie. Later as a young seaman serving on HMS Agamemnon ...


£200 - £300

AFTER SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE PRA (1769-1830)

General Lord Lynedock, standing full length, a landscape beyond

mezzotint engraving by Samuel W. Reynolds, proof before letters

published Jan 1831 by Colnaghi, 23 Cockspur St. London

Pl. 25 x 15 1/2 in



Thomas Graham, 1st Baron Lynedoch (1748-1843), Scottish aristocrat and British Officer had a distinguished military ...


£50 - £70

AFTER JOHN TRUMBLE (1756-1843)

'Sortie made by the Garrison of Gibraltar on the 27th September, 1781'

engraving made by William Sharp, published 1799, unframed, Pl 20 x 30 in; together with a further unframed engraving by William Sharp (after John Singleton Copley) depicting 'The Seige and Relief of Gibraltar', publ. 1810, Pl. 22 1/2 x 32 1/2 in; both engravings with images intact, but ...


£70 - £100

AFTER ROBERT RICHARD SCANLAN (1801-1876)

Horse Dealing No1; and Horse Dealing No 2

coloured aquatint engravings by John Harris II,

published Aug 1841, by R. Ackermann at his 'Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent Street, London'

both prints with significant paper discolouration,

Pl. 13 1/2 x 16 in; a pair (2)



John Harris II (d.1834) was a London engraver, ...


£50 - £70

ENGLISH SCHOOL CIRCA 1780

'The Private Correspondence or Betty in the Secret' and 'Willy of the Dale'

coloured mezzotints, published by Sayer and Bennett, 53 Fleet Street, in 1782 and 1783 respectively,

both with some paper discolouration, Pl.12 1/2 x 10 in and slightly smaller, two;(2)


£50 - £80

AFTER JOSEPH-SIFFRED DUPLESSIS (1725-1802)

Portrait of Gabriel Senac de Meilhan, Intendant of Hainault (1736-1803)

engraving by Charles Clement Bervic, published 1783

Pl.12 3/4 x 11 1/2 in



Provenance: C. A. de N. Lucas, Esq, Jermyn St. London, 1874



The sitter was successively Intendant for La Rochelle, of Aix-en-Provence and of Valenciennes. He witnessed ...


£100 - £150

FREDERICK HOLLYER (1837-1933)

The Story of Psyche

three platinum prints, (individual sized 16 x 11 1/4 in, 16 x 35 in, 16 x 11 1/4 in)

in a black painted arts and crafts wood frame, inscribed with metallic paint, overall size 22 x 68 in



Provenance: with Christian Klackner, 5, 17th East Street, New York



The frame is inscribed (left panel) 'Whilst Psyche ...


£800 - £1,200

‡ ALAN HALLIDAY (b. 1952)

Prague: 'The Villa Bertramka, the stone table where Mozart composed'

signed and dated 91 (upper right)

inscribed in pencil as title, and with label verso

watercolour

15 x 22 in



Dateable to 1991



Provenance: with The Music Theatre Gallery, London



The artist studied at the Courtauld Institute ...


£100 - £150

VICENZO D'ESPOSITO (1880-1946)

'The Grand Harbour, Valetta'; and 'Near the Entrance to The Grand Harbour Harbour, Malta'

watercolour,

3 1/2 x 7 in and slightly smaller, two; and two other signed watercolours (heightened with gouache) by the artist depicting 'Boats in Valetta Harbour' and 'Off Valetta Harbour' 3 1/4 x 5 1/4 in and slightly smaller; (4)


£300 - £400

CIRCLE OF BERNARD LENS III (1682-1740)

Portrait miniature of a Lady, quarter-length, wearing a red and blue lace-trimmed dress

on copper

1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in



Provenance: Private Collection, Ludlow


£300 - £400

‡ CLIFFORD ERIC HALL ROI NS (1904-1973)

The Circus; The Bull Fight; and Matador and Bull

all signed, one dated '1935', another '9.46'

ink, brush and watercolour

9 1/2 x 13 3/4 in, and slightly larger. three (3)



Hall studied at the Royal Academy Schools 1925-7. Later he lived in Chelsea, but also visited the continent on various occasions. He lived ...


£150 - £200

JOHN VARLEY OWS (1778-1842)

A river Landscape with two figures on a track, a view to a castle beyond

signed 'J. Varley' (lower left)

watercolour

3 1/2 x 5 1/4 in



Perhaps dateable to the mid 1830's



Provenance: with Thomas Agnew and Sons, London

formerly in Private Collection, Monmouthshire

Thence to the present ...


£200 - £300

DAVID COX, OWS (1783-1859)

'Terrace, Haddon Hall'

bears added initials 'DC' (lower left)

with inscription as title on a label verso

watercolour

6 1/4 x 5 1/2 in



Provenance: J. T. Collins, Esq. Edgbaston, Birmingham

Possibly with Thomas Agnew & Sons

J. R. Bettinson, Esq

Thence by descent



Exhibited: ...


£200 - £300

JOHN SKINNER PROUT (1805-1876)

Interior, Chartres Cathedral

signed 'Skinner Prout' and further inscribed and dated 'Sept 9th (18)61' (lower left)

pencil and watercolour, heightened with white

18 1/2 x 13 1/4 in



The ornamental stone choir screen in Chartres Cathedral was erected between the 16th and early eighteenth century. It has over 40 niches by various ...


£150 - £250

ATTRIBUTED TO J. ADOLPHE KISTE (op.c 1840-1860)

A View of Exeter from Exwick Hill

watercolour

3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in (8.9 x 13.9cm)



A lithograph by T.S. Boys (after a painting by Kiste) depicting a view of Exeter from a similar viewpoint was published in 1850


£70 - £100

‡ PETER BROWNING DUNHAM (1911-1997)

A river landscape with Troops erecting a temporary bridge; Troops completing the building of a Bridge

one signed and dated 'Peter R. Dunham 1942' (lower left)

watercolour

11 1/2 x 18 in; and smaller; two (2)



The artist studied at the Bartlett School of Architecture and at the Slade School, London



AMENDMENT: ...


£300 - £400

EMIL RIECK ( fl 1858 -1898)

A view of Oystermouth looking up Swansea Bay towards The Mumbles at sunset

signed and dated 'E. Rieck 1859 (lower left)

watercolour with touches of white

15 1/2 x 20 in





In the left foreground are depicted the ruins of Oystermouth Castle. Originally built by the Normans, it fell into decline after the Middle Ages. Even by ...


£200 - £300

‡ JOSEPH BINDER (1898-1972)

Monochromes 1965, No1 Indigo Light

pastel

25 x 22 in





Provenance: Mrs Cynthia Pearce, 1965

Philip and Susan Richardson

Thence by descent



Joseph Binder studied at the Vienna School of Arts and Crafts, before moving to the USA. There he worked as a poster designer. In his ...


£300 - £500

JAMES DUFFIELD HARDING OWS (1797-1863)

Persano, on the Bay of Naples

pencil and watercolour heightened with bodycolour on watermarked paper

4 7/8 x 7 in



Engraved: W. R. Smith, for Thomas Ruscoe 'The Tourist in Italy', Jennings Landscape Annual, 1832, Pl. 19 opp p. 257



Provenance: with Spink, London


£200 - £300

JOHN GLOVER OWS (1767-1869)

The Thames and St. Pauls

inscribed 'London';

pen and grey ink, with grey wash

7 1/8 x 11 1/8 in



A smaller finished view of the same subject is inset in the top left corner. Verso: ink and watercolour study of trees and A Man in a hat



Provenance: with Spink, London


£200 - £300

‡ PERCY LANCASTER RI (1878-1951)

Horse and cart on a Track near Ambleside; A Fell-Side Farm;

and A Lakeland Pastoral.

one signed, all with inscriptions verso, watercolour

sizes 9 x 13 in; 9 1/4 x 13 in and 13 1/2 x 19 3/4 in; three (3)



The artist studied at Southport and Manchester Schools of Art. In 1914 he was elected a member of the RBA, thereafter ...


£150 - £200

‡ GEORGE EDWARD LODGE (1860-1954)

Pheasant Shooting

signed 'G. E. Lodge' (lower right)

watercolour and gouache

11 1/2 x 20 1/2 in



Provenance: with Woolley and Wallis Auctioneers, Salisbury 3rd December 1997, Lot 81, £850 Anon


£400 - £600

G. CLARK SCALDWELL (fl. c.1825)

'The Silk Mill, Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire'

inscribed 'Drawn by G. Clark Scaldwell' and further inscribed as title

grey wash

8 x 10 1/2 in



The North Water Mill at Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire was situated on the River Ise. On Bryant's 1826 map of the district it is referred to as 'The Silk Mill'. It appears to have ...


£100 - £150

WILLIAM ALISTER MACDONALD (1861-1948)

St. Pauls from Bankside

signed with initials 'W.A.M.' and dated 93 (lower right)

watercolour

9 1/2 x 12 1/2 in



Having been brought up in Scotland, Macdonald moved to London in the early 1880s. Thereafter his principal subject matter were scenes of the city and the River Thames. He travelled widely, most famously in 1925 ...


£200 - £300

THOMAS BARKER OF BATH (1769-1847)

A wooded landscape with figures conversing near a track

pen, ink and sepia wash

14 x 21 in



Provenance: with Appleby Bros, London


£100 - £150

W.G. LOTT (fl. mid/late 19th Century)

On the Avon, Cloudy Day, with Bitton Church beyond

signed 'W.G. Lott', with inscriptions as title on old labels verso

watercolour

18 x 24 in



The village of Bitton is sitated in South Gloucestershire on the River Boyd. The Church depicted in the far distance is St. Mary's Parish Church


£150 - £250

‡ RONALD SEARLE CBE (1920-2011)

'Caution Golf Cart Crossing'

signed, inscribed and dated 'Ronald Searle, Palm Springs 1963'

watercolour, on card, unframed

15 x 20 in



Provenance: with the Bianchini Gallery, New York c.1964

Given by the artist to the illustrator Hans Helweg. (Helweg who was a great friend of the artist, had introduced ...


£100 - £150

EMIL AXEL KRAUSE (1871-1945)

A harbour at Sunset

signed 'E. A. Krause' (lower left)

watercolour

5 1/2 x 11 in


£130 - £160

WILLIAM CRUIKSHANK. (1848-1922)

A Still Life of a Bird's Nest and birds on a mossy bank

signed 'W. Cruikshank' (lower right)

watercolour and gouache

18 1/2 x 27 in


£200 - £300

HENRY JOHN KINNAIRD (c.1880-1920)

On the Thames near Henley

signed 'Henry J. Kinnaird' (lower left)

and further inscribed as title

watercolour

13 1/2 x 21 1/2 in


£250 - £350

JOHN MOGFORD RI (1821-1885)

A Landslip near Trimingham, Cromer, 1876

signed and dated 'J. Mogford 1876' (lower right)

inscribed on an old label verso as title

watercolour

13 x 19 1/2 in


£150 - £200

WILLIAM CALLOW (1812-1908)

'A Distant View of Wells'

signed 'W. Callow' (lower left)

watercolour

10 x 14 in



Provenance: with The Manning Galleries, Ltd



AMENDMENT: Revised estimate £300-400


£300 - £400

DAVID BATES RI (1840-1921)

The Road beside the Moor

signed 'David Bates' (lower left)

watercolour

9 1/2 x 13 1/2 in


£120 - £150

ENGLISH SCHOOL CIRCA 1860

The Promenade at Southport

watercolour

6 x 10 1/2 in


£100 - £150

FREDERICK JAMES ALDRIDGE (1850-1933)

Sailing barges off the Dutch Coast

signed 'F. J. Aldridge' (lower left)

watercolour

10 x 15 in


£150 - £200

FREDERICK BOURGEOIS DE MERCEY (1805-1860)

A crowded street scene with figures

watercolour

3 1/2 x 5 1/4 in



An old label verso states 'From Lord North's Collection, Wroxton Park, Banbury'



Sold with another watercolour by the same artist (Provenance: formerly with Brian Sinfield, Filkins, Glos) depicting 'A scene with figures on the shore, Folkestone, ...


£150 - £200

ATTRIBUTED TO DAVID COX (1783-1859)

Harvest-Time

watercolour

9 x 12 1/2 in



A label on the reverse bears inscription 'Williams Farm, Paddington'



Provenance: with J. Palser & Sons, King Street, London


£150 - £200

ROBERT HILLS (1769-1844)

Horses in a farm-yard: and A Farmyard with farmhouse beyond

watercolour

3 1/4 x 4 3/4 in; a pair (2)


£100 - £150

HENRY SYLVESTER STANNARD RBA FRSA (1852-1913)

'Watching the Ducks' and 'The Shepherd's Charge'

signed Sylvester Stannard' (lower left)

watercolour

10 x 14 in; a pair (2)


£1,200 - £1,500

VALENTINE BARTHOLOMEW (1799-1879)

Hollyhocks and a Passion Flower by a garden urn

signed 'Valentine Bartholomew' (lower left)

watercolour heightened with white

36 x 29 in



Exhibited: Glasgow Loan Exhibition, 1878 in aid of the Royal Infirmary



Provenance: John Napier, Esq

with James McClure & Son, Glasgow

...


£450 - £600

‡ JACOBO AZAGURY (1886-1980)

A Street in Tangier

signed and inscribed 'Jacobo Azagury, Tangier'

watercolour and bodycolour

14 1/2 x 10 3/4 in



Jacobo Azagury was a Gibraltarian Jewish artist. He studied at the Real Academia San Fernando in Madrid, and later in Lisbon. He was based in Gibraltar for most of his life, becoming a founder member of the ...


£80 - £120

ATTRIBUTED TO ERIC ROBERTSON (1887-1941)

A Highland River

oil on canvas, unframed

36 x 42 in


£200 - £300

FOLLOWER OF HENRY RAEBURN (1756-1843)

Portrait of Mary Anne Monkhouse, seated three-quarter length, wearing a red dress and white wrap, a table with books at her side

oil on panel,

13 x 10 in



Provenance: The sitter's family by descent



The sitter Mary Whitehouse (1799-1869) was the daughter of Thomas Monkhouse of Northallerton, Yorkshire. She married ...


£150 - £250


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