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This sale was held on 21/03/2019 at 10:00 am

# SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT RA PRWS (1880-1969)

Amazons on a Breton Beach; and Aragonese String Makers

original dry point etchings, both faintly signed in ink in lower margin, and f numbered indistinctly 'X1'

Pl. 8 1/4 x 13 1/4 in (20.9 x 33.7cm) and Pl. 9 1/2 x 14 1/2 in (24.2 x 36 .8cm); framed as a pair. two (2)


£150 - £250

# SIR FRANK BRANGWYN RA (1867-1956) & YOSHIJIRO URISHIBARA (1888-1953)

The Beguinage, Bruges

colour woodcut

pencil signed by both artists in the lower margin

Pl. 14 1/2 x 20 in (36.8cm x 50.8cm)







The Beguinage, for many years a nunnery, is a well known landmark in Bruges. This evocative image of the Beguinage with its symbolist overtones combines ...


£100 - £150

A framed Photograph depicting Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence

in naval uniform, the mount inscribed 'Trinidad, Edward Jan 22nd 1880'

arched, 5 x 3 1/4 in (12.7 x 8.3cm)



Provenance: Given by the Prince to Cecil Holder, ADC to the Governor of Trinidad, Sir William Robinson

Thence by family descent



Prince Albert was the eldest son ...


£100 - £150

# DAVID HOCKNEY OM CH RA (b.1937)

'David Hockney Dog Paintings Salts Mill 1995'

signed 'David Hockney' in felt tip (lower right), lithographic poster in colours,

I.18 x 25 in (45.8 x 63.5cm)



Provenance: Jonathan Silver, Esq

Stephen Battye, Esq.

Thence to the present vendor



This poster relates to an Exhibition held ...


£200 - £300

SCHOOL OF PARIS, 1932

A Shepherd's Tune

woodcut in colour

indistinctly signed, inscribed 'Paris ' and dated 1932 on lower mount

Pl. 9 x 10 1/4 in (22.8 x 26.1cm)


£80 - £120

# ROWLAND LANGMAID RSMA (1897-1956)

'The Mother of Parliaments'

original drypoint etching

signed in pencil lower right margin 'Rowland Langmaid'

Pl. 6 1/4 x 15 1/4 in (15.8 x 38.8cm)



Provenance: with Mucklow's Gallery, Leicester Square, London


£100 - £150

ELYSE ASHE LORD (1915-1939)

Kite Flying

etching with colour

signed and numbered in pencil 10/100, label verso

Pl.12 x 18in (30 x 46cm), in original 1930s black chinoiserie frame



Provenance: with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London


£150 - £200

ELYSE ASHE LORD (1915-1939)

The Red Azalea

etching with colour

signed and numbered in pencil 36/85, label verso

Pl. 7 1/2 x 4 1/4in. (9 x 11cm), in original brown chinoiserie frame



Provenance: with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London


£120 - £150

ELYSE ASHE LORD (1915-1939)

Springtime in Loyang No. 2

etching with colour

signed and numbered in pencil 8/100, label verso

12 x 10in (30 x 25.5cm), in origininal 1930s green chinoiserie frame



Provenance: with Taylor & Brown, Edinburgh.


£100 - £150

ELYSE ASHE LORD (1915-1939)

The Smiling Woman

etching with colour

signed and numbered in pencil 17/100, label verso

12 x 12 in (30 x 30cm), in origininal 1930s green chinoiserie frame



Provenance: with Aitken & Son, Edinburgh.


£100 - £150

ELYSE ASHE LORD (1915-1939)

Miao Shan

etching with colour

signed and numbered in pencil 58/100, label verso

12 x 10in (30 x 25.5cm), in original 1930s green chinoiserie frame



Provenance:with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London


£100 - £150

'A Distinguished Visitors' Book compiled for The 1948 Olympic Games

inscribed on the title page 'XIVth Olympiad July 29th to August 14th 1948, Distinguished Visitors' Book, Empire Stadium, Empire Pool & Sports Arena Wembley', the pages signed by various members of British and European Royalty, Political Figures, Athletes and other personalities from the Sporting World, signatures include those ...


£7,000 - £10,000

# JOHN HOUSTON OBE RSA RSW (1930-2008)

'Woman by the Sea'

watercolour

9 1/4 x 11 3/4 in (23.5 x 29.8cm)



Exhibited: John Houston Paintings. Edinburgh Festival Exhibition at the Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, August 1990. Catalogue no. 64



Sold together with two other watercolours by the same artist titled 'Man on a Harbour Wall' and 'Lake after Storm'; ...


£200 - £300

# FRANK HENRY MASON RBA RI RSMA (1875-1965)

Shipping off the Italian coast with Mount Etna Beyond

signed and dated 'F.H. Mason 1901' (lower left)

watercolour

14 x 27 in (35.6 x 68.6cm)







The artist exhibited a work at The Royal Academy, London in 1901 titled 'Mount Etna, from a steamer in the Mediterranean' (no. 1041)


£200 - £300

AFTER JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER RA (1775-1851)

Scene in the Campagna (Woman at a Tank)

grey wash

5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in (13.9 x 19.1cm)



Provenance: possibly A.A. Hayley, Esq



The subject follows Plate 38 of Turner's 'Liber Studiorum' (published 1812). An original watercolour study for that work by Turner is in the Collection of the Tate Gallery, London ...


£100 - £150

WILLIAM VERNER LONGE (1857-1924)

'The Derby 1912-Tagalie Wins'

signed 'W.V. Longe' (lower right) and further inscribed

watercolour heightened with white

13 1/2 x 18 in (34.3 x 45.8cm)



Provenance: with Arthur Ackermann & Sons, London



The artist William Longe studied at Ipswich School of Art and later in Brussels. He painted a number of racing ...


£200 - £300

WILLIAM VERNER LONGE (1857-1924)

Finish for the Cambridgeshire 1911

signed 'W.V. Longe' (lower right) and inscribed 'Longset wins from Mustapha and Mercutio'

watercolour heightened with white

11 1/2 x 19 in (29.4 x 48.3cm)



Provenance: with Arthur Ackermann & Sons, London


£200 - £300

JOHN BEER (op. 1895-1915)

'The Last Fence'

inscribed 'Folkestone April 14th, 1902, Anxious Wins'

watercolour heightened with gouache

10 x 14 1/2 in (25.4 x 36.8cm)



Little is known of the artist's early working career, but he is believed to have used a studio above The Fores Gallery, Piccadilly, London. Later he moved to Nottingham.


£200 - £300

# ALISTAIR GRANT (1925-1997)

Le Touquet, June

gouache and collage

with inscription as title on artist's label verso

11 x 15 in (27.9 x 38.2cm)



Alistair Grant studied at the Birmingham School of Art 1941-1943, and at the Royal College of Art, London. Later he became a teacher there producing pictures with a keen sense of colour. Many of his works were figurative ...


£150 - £200

LOUIS VAN STAATEN (1859-1924)

Arnheim; and Zaarndam

signed 'L. Van Staaten' (lower right and left respectively)

watercolour

16 x 24 in (40.7 x 60.9cm); a pair



Sold with a watercolour by Joseph Hughes Clayton depicting Figures by a Shore; three (3)


£150 - £200

# EUSTACE NASH (1886-1969)

'Hardy Country'- a rural scene with a farmworker on a road returning from the fields

signed and dated 'E. Nash 1907' (lower right)

watercolour

14 1/2 x 20 in (36.8 x 50.9cm)


£70 - £100

# EDITH LAWRENCE (1890-1973)

Island of Eigg

signed in pencil 'Edith Lawrence' (lower left)

watercolour

10 1/4 x 13in (26.1 x 33.1cm)



The artist studied at the Slade from 1910-1914. After a period in St Ives she returned to London and in 1920 met the printmaker Claude Flight with whom she shared a studio. In 1926 she exhibited with Flight both at the Redfern ...


£80 - £120

SIR JOHN JAMES STUART, 5th BARONET OF ALLANBANK (1779-1849)

Mounted Horseman in combat

watercolour, with inscription on mount 'From Marmion'

5 1/4 x 7 in (13.4 x 17.8cm)



Sold with three other sketches by the artist (two depicting battle subjects, the other a study for statuary); together with a coloured engraving depicting Holyrood Castle; five (5)



The ...


£150 - £200

ROBERT C. GOFF (1837-1922)

Winter, The Spanish Steps, Rome

signed and dated 'R. Goff 1904' (lower left), and further inscribed 'Roma'

watercolour

6 1/2 x 8 in (16.5 x 20.3cm)



Colonel Robert Charles Goff was an Irishman commissioned into the Army in 1855 and who served in both the Crimea and China. He later returned to England after which he settled for a ...


£300 - £400

THEODORE MATTHIAS VON HOLST (1810-1844)

Studies of a seated woman and child, with other standing Figures, recto: A lady on a rooftop, with a bat in the sky beyond, verso, signed 'T. Von Holst' (lower centre)

pen, ink and pencil, unframed

11 x 9 in (27.9 x 22.8cm)



Holst was a literary painter whose choice of Gothic symbolism recalls the Pre-Raphaelites. His work ...


£250 - £400

CHARLES WIRGMAN (1832-1891)

Interior of a tea House with a Geisha Girl dressing

signed and dated 'C. Wirgman 1869' (lower right)

watercolour

9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in (24.2 x 16.5cm)



Provenance: Mrs Blyton



Charles Wirgman journeyed to Japan in 1861 as a correspondent for the Illustrated London News and resided in Yokohama until his death. He published ...


£300 - £500

CHARLES WIRGMAN (1832-1891)

A Japanese Beauty on a Balcony observing the morning sunrise

signed 'C. Wirgman' (lower right)

watercolour

14 x 10 in (35.6 x 25.4cm)



Provenance: Mrs Blyton


£400 - £600

PERCY FRENCH (1854-1920)

The Bog of Allen; and By an Irish Lough

both signed 'Percy French', one dated 1903, the inscribed as title

watercolour

6 1/2 x 10 in (16.5 x 25.4cm) and slightly smaller; two (2)



The Bog of Allen is an area of marshland between the rivers Liffey and Shannon.


£800 - £1,200

EBENEZER WAKE COOK (1843-1926)

Molinetto, Lake Maggiore - looking towards the mouth of the River Maggia above Locarno

signed 'E. Wake Cook' (lower left), and inscribed as title on partial label verso

watercolour

22 x 16 in (55.8 x 40.6cm)



Provenance: with Frost and Reed, Bristol. December 1924 (when purchased by Henry Wills Gunn for £75)

...


£250 - £400

THOMAS MILES RICHARDSON JNR., RWS (1813-1890)

At an Italian Lake-side

signed with initials and date 'TMR 1863'(?) (lower right)

watercolour

13 x 39 in (33.1 x 99cm)



Provenance: Believed to have been with Frost and Reed Ltd, Bristol, March 1927 (when purchased by Henry Wills Gunn for £260

Henry Wills Gunn, Esq. Elmfield, Westbury on Trym

...


£800 - £1,200

# EDWARD PIPER (1938-1990)

Aberystwyth

signed, inscribed and dated 'Edward Piper, Aberystwyth 1986' (lower left)

watercolour

21 1/2 x 29 1/2 in (54.9 x 74.9cm)



Piper studied under Howard Hodgkin at the Bath Academy of Art, and later at the Slade School of Art, London


£500 - £700

A.M. GAUCI (op. circa 1848-1885)

'Merry Monarch', a Herefordshire Bull in a Meadow

signed and dated 'A.M. Gauci 1881' (lower left)

watercolour heightened with white

9 1/2 x 12 1/2 in (24.3 x 31.8cm)



Provenance: John Hill, Esq of Felhampton Court, Shropshire

Thence by descent



A label on the reverse is inscribed 'Merry Monarch ...


£500 - £700

A.M GAUCI (op.circa 1848-1885)

'Hopeful 2nd', a Hereford Bull

signed and dated lower left 'A.M. Gauci 1881', inscribed on a label attached to the reverse 'Hopeful 2nd - used for many years in the Felhampton Court Herd'

watercolour heightened with white

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



Provenance: John Hill, Esq of Felhampton Court, Shropshire

...


£250 - £400

DAVID PRENTICE (1936-2009)

'Worcester Beacon,

January Snow'

signed, inscribed as title, and dated 'David Prentice 1990' (lower right)

watercolour

21 1/2 x 33 1/2 in (54.8 x 85.2cm)



Provenance: with Anna Mei Chadwick, London 'Prentice Exhibition'. 1992



David Prentice studied at the Birmingham College of Arts and Crafts 1952-1957, and ...


£300 - £400

HENRY ALBERT HARTLAND RHA (1840-1893)

Connemara at harvest-time

signed 'Albert Hartland' (lower left)

watercolour

26 x 37 in (66.1 x 93.9cm)



Hartland studied at Cork School of Art, and later worked in Cork and Dublin, before moving to Liverpool.


£150 - £200

# MARTIN BRADLEY (b.1931)

Cart 1

indistinctly signed and dated '1965' (lower left)

gouache

29 x 22 in (73.7 x 55.8cm)



Provenance: with The Ewan Phillips Gallery, London. 1965


£300 - £500

LILIAN BOWLBY (fl.c1900 )

The Drawing Room of the Mission House at Faizabad

with inscription on an attached label verso

pastel, arched

18 x 26in (45.7 x 66.1cm)



An inscription on a label attached to the reverse states that the artist was the wife of The Reverend A.E. Bowlby of the Church Mission Society. A further inscription notes that the mission house ...


£250 - £400

# ELLIOTT SEABROOKE (1886-1950)

Figures through Trees

oil on canvas

24 x 24 in (61.1 x 61.1cm)



Provenance: with Wenlock Fine Art, October 2013

The Collection of the late Peter Thomas Esq.


£150 - £200

# ARTHUR ROYCE BRADBURY, ARWA (1892-1977)

Low Tide, Newlyn Harbour

signed, inscribed and dated 'A. Bradbury, Newlyn, 1929'

oil on board

8 x 10 in (20.3 x 25.5cm)



Provenance: The Artist's Family


£100 - £150

# RODRIGO MOYNIHAN RA (1910-1990)

'Blue Square 1'

inscribed on label verso as title

oil on canvas

13 x 8 1/2 in (33.1 x 21.6cm)



Provenance: with The Redfern Gallery, London 1960

Bonhams, London March 21st 2006 Lot 153

with Wenlock Fine Art, November 2007

Collection of the late Peter Thomas Esq


£250 - £400

MICHAEL AYRTON (1921-1975)

Citadel II

signed and dated 'Michael Ayrton 61' (top right)

oil on board

8 1/2 x 12 3/4 in (21.6 x 32.4cm)



Provenance: Bear Lane Gallery, Oxford

with Wenlock Fine Art, Shropshire March 2014

Collection of the late Peter Thomas Esq.


£200 - £300

JAMES HAMILTON HAY (1874-1916)

A Still Life of a Jar, Fruit and Porcelain on a table

signed 'J. Hamilton Hay' (upper right)

oil on canvas

19 1/2 x 23 1/2 in (49.6 x 59.6cm)



Provenance: Collection of the late Peter Thomas, Esq.



Hay studied at the Birkenhead School of Art, and in the 1890's travelled to St. Ives to study under Julius Olsson ...


£200 - £300

FOLLOWER OF JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER RA (1775-1851)

A capriccio of a Venetian scene depicting gondolas with buildings beyond

oil on canvas

28 1/2 x 36 in (72.4 x 91.4cm)



This painting derives from a painting in the Tate Gallery Collection known as 'St Benedetto looking towards Fusina' which was first exhibited in 1843. It was one of the most popular of Turner's ...


£300 - £500

FOLLOWER OF JOSEPH STANNARD (1797-1847)

On the Yorkshire Coast

oil on canvas

25 x 30 in (63.5 x 76.3cm)


£500 - £700

# DAVID BARNES (CONTEMPORARY)

Across Nefyn Bay,

signed 'David Barnes' on the reverse

oil on board

12 x 24 in (30.5 x 60.9cm)


£300 - £500

# DAVID BARNES (CONTEMPORARY)

'The Anglesey Coastal Path '

signed 'David Barnes' on the reverse

oil on board

24 x 30 in (61.2 x 76.3cm)


£300 - £500

FOLLOWER OF HERBERT STOPPELAER (fl.1732-1772)

Portrait of a Gentleman, said to be a member of the Bree Family

half-length, wearing a dark green coat, and white embroidered waistcoat

oil on canvas

30 x 25 in (76.3 x 63.5cm)


£500 - £700

# JOAN VIVES i LLULL (1901-1982)

Puerto Pollensa, Majorca

signed 'J. Vives Llull' (lower right)

oil on board

14 1/2 x 17 1/2 in (36.8 x 44.5cm)



The artist moved from Minorca to Majorca in 1925 to study under the artist Anglada -Camarasa, who lived in Pollenca. In the following years he became a member of the Pollenca School of Artists. He specialised in landscapes, ...


£300 - £400


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