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Showing 1-48 of 366 lots

This sale was held on 25/07/2019 at 10:00 am

AFTER THOMAS MALTON (1748-1804)

Sir Christopher Sykes in the Library at Sledmere Hall, Yorkshire

hand coloured aquatint engraving,

lacking title plate, within later black painted border (under current mount)

Pl.16 1/4 x 22 in (41.4 x 55.8cm)



Sir Christopher Sykes (1749-1801) inherited Sledmere Hall in 1783. Over the next twenty years he expanded the Estate ...


£50 - £80

AFTER EDWARD DAYES (1763-1804)

View of Grosvenor Square, aquatinted by R. Dodd, published 1789 by R. Pollard, Pl 15 x 21 in

View of Bloomsbury Square, published 1787, engraved by R. Pollard and T. Jukes, Pl. 14 1/2 x 21 in

View of Queen Square, aquatinted by Robert Dodd, published 1789 by R. Pollard Pl. 15 1/4 x 21 in

View of Hanover Square, engraved by R. Pollard and ...


£200 - £300

‡JOHN EGERTON C. PIPER CH (1903-1992)

Stokesay Castle (Levinson no.321)

screen print in colours (1981), signed and numbered 39/70 in lower margin, printed by Kelpra Studio, London, published by Marlborough Fine Art, London, with full margins, Pl. 21 x 30 in (53.4 x 63.4cm)



Provenance: with Bebb Fine Art, Ludlow

Private Collection, Herefordshire



AMENDMENT: ...


£800 - £1,200

‡ERNEST GROOME (fl. mid 20th century)

'7 Eccles Street',

colour lithograph,

signed, inscribed 1/3 and dated (19)77,

I. 27 1/2 x 24 in (69.8 x 60.9cm)



Sold with a further limited edition colour lithograph by Ernest Groome depicting 'The Actor James Blanchard as James Joyce', signed, inscribed, and numbered '1/3,' 24 x 36 in; two (2)



James Joyce's ...


£200 - £300

ARCHIBALD THORBURN (1860-1935)

A set of three artist's proof colour collotypes depicting Wildfowl, including Widgeon, Pintail and Mallard

each signed in pencil, all with the blind stamp of The Fine Art Trade Guild, published by W.F. Embleton, 70 Jermyn St. London 1922

Pl. 11 1/2 x 15 3/4 in (29.2 x 39.9cm)



This edition was limited to 325 copies and was originally ...


£200 - £300

‡ENOCH FAIRHURST. (1874-1948)

The Cordwainer, lithograph,

pencil signed, inscribed and numbered 37/50 in the lower margin

Pl. 13 1/4 x 11 in; and a signed etching by C. Batoul depicting an engraver at work; two (2)



The artist lived in Bolton for most of his life. He was elected a member of Manchester Academy and of the RMS in 1932


£80 - £120

‡H.R.H. PRINCE CHARLES (b.1948)

'Overlooking Wadi Arkam, Asir Province'

colour lithograph,

pencil signed 'Charles' and dated '2000' in lower margin, and further inscribed 'A/P 3/10', printed by Curwen Chilford Prints, within presentation box

Pl. 11 x 14 1/2 in (27.9 x 36.8cm)


£200 - £400

JOHN SPEED (1551-1629)

Wales, engraved map, coloured, with printed title 'performed by John Speed and are to be sold by John Sudbury and George Humble in Pope's Head Allye-Cum Privilegio, 1610'

Pl. 15 x 20 in (38.2 x 50.8cm)



Sold together with collection of ten other engraved maps all of Welsh Interest:

comprising- Montgomeryshire - Christopher Saxton; Glamorga ...


£1,200 - £1,800

THOMAS GOLDSWORTHY DUTTON (1819-1891)

'Arrow', 117 Tons winning the Cutter Race at the Royal Cinque Ports Yacht Club Regatta, at Dover, June 24th 1876, (after Josiah Taylor, 1878), with printed dedication under title 'to Tankerville Chamberlayne Esq, of Clanbury Park, Hampshire'

lithograph in colours, published by B. Day & Son, 7 Sisters Road, London, on wove paper

Pl.16 x 24 ...


£200 - £300

'Daughters of the Empire', a hand written poem, in four verses, composed by Miss Gertrude Lloyd in 1901, dedicated to HRH Princess Christian, contained in an album together with related correspondence sent to the author by and on behalf of various well wishers and supporters, including Mrs Hamilton, wife of the Bishop of Ottawa and the United Britishwomen's Emigration Association

the poem commences ...


£100 - £150

CIRCLE OF DAVID WILKIE RA (1785-1841)

Portrait of a Lady, full length, wearing Arab costume,

watercolour

15 x 10 in (38.2 x 25.4cm)


£100 - £150

‡ENRIQUE MARIN HIGUERO (1876-1954)

Garden at the Alhambra

signed and inscribed 'E. Marin, Granada' (lower left)

watercolour

18 1/2 x 12 1/2 in (47.1 x 31.7cm)



Provenance: Dorothy Ellen Stephenson

Thence by family descent



Higuero studied at the School of Fine Art of San Telmo, in Malaga and later in Madrid.

For a ...


£500 - £700

CHARLES TAYLOR (fl 1841-1883)

Sail and Steam

signed 'Charles Taylor' (lower left)

watercolour with scratching out

15 x 22 in (38.2 x 55.9cm)


£200 - £300

EDWIN AARON PENLEY (active 1853-1890)

Newhaven

watercolour heightened with white

9 x 20 in (22.8 x 50.8cm)



Provenance: with Heather Newman, Painswick. Glos.

thence to the present vendor's family


£200 - £300

ATTRIBUTED TO DOMINIC SERRES RA (1722-1793)

Tintern Abbey; and A Crossing Point on a River, said to be the Wye

watercolour

17 1/4 x 23 1/4 in (43.7 x 59.2cm); a pair (2)


£600 - £800

ALBERT MOULTON FOWERAKER (1873-1942)

A mountain Landscape, Spain

signed 'A.M. Foweraker' (lower right)

watercolour

13 1/4 x 20 in (33.7 x 50.8cm)


£200 - £300

EDWIN HAYES RHA RI ROI (1819-1904)

Fishing Boats off a Quay, said to be Wicklow Head

signed and dated 'E. Hayes, 1881' (lower right)

and with further signature (lower left)

watercolour heightened with white

16 x 26 1/2 in (40.6 x 67.3cm)


£200 - £300

ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES DUFFIELD HARDING OWS (1798-1863)

Royal Horse Artillery, Portobello Barracks, Dublin

watercolour heightened with white

6 1/4 x 10 in 15.8 x 25.4cm



Provenance: with the Walker Galleries, New Bond Street, London

Private Collection, Monmouthshire



Portobello Barracks was originally designed as a cavalry barracks between ...


£200 - £300

THOMAS SHOTTER BOYS (1803-1874)

The Shrine of King Henry Vth, Westminster Abbey

signed 'T. Boys' (lower right)

watercolour

11 1/2 x 8 in (29.3 x 20.4cm)



Provenance: with The Palser Gallery, 27 King Street, St.James







In 1850 Thomas Shotter Boys exhibited as no. 22 at the NWCS a watercolour titled 'The Chapel of Edward ...


£300 - £500

BENJAMIN WALTER SPIERS (fl. 1875-1893)

'Far Away'

inscribed on the reverse 'B.W. Spiers. Far Away'

watercolour heightened with white

5 x 7 in (12.7 x 17.8cm)


£280 - £350

DAVID COX RWS (1783-1859)

On a Country Lane

watercolour

6 x 9 in (15.3 x 22.8cm)



According to a typed label attached verso said to have once been in the collection of G.W. Macfarlane, Esq



Provenance: with The Palser Gallery, 27 King Street, St.James, London



Sold with a watercolour depicting Fishing boats off a Shore, ascribed to Louis ...


£250 - £400

CIRCLE OF JOHN SELL COTMAN (1782-1842)

A river-side view with Figures

pencil

6 x 8 in (15.3 x 20.3cm)



Sold together with a watercolour depicting a rustic river landscape with figures fishing near a water-mill, English School, c.1810; two (2)


£100 - £150

PATTY TOWNSEND JOHNSON (1845-1907)

Mostyn Church, North Wales

signed and dated 'Patty Townsend 1898' (lower right) and inscribed as title and price £10-10 sh. on remnants of artist's exhibition label verso

watercolour

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



Exhibited: Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours



A Coventry born artist Patty Townsend ...


£100 - £150

RICHARD PHENE SPIERS (1838-1916)

A Courtyard, Cairo

signed, inscribed and dated 'R. Phene Spiers, Cairo, 1868'

watercolour

13 x 9 1/4 in (33.1 x 23.5cm)



For another comparable work by the artist titled 'A Courtyard of a House, Cairo' cf. Bonhams, December 12th 2006. lot 507



Richard Spiers trained at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and later ...


£400 - £600

CHARLES FREDERICK BUCKLEY (1812-1869)

A Highland Loch landscape with figures alighting from a boat; and A Highland landscape with two sportsmen and their dogs resting near rocks

both signed 'C.F. Buckley (lower right and left respectively), one dated 185 (?)

watercolour with touches of white

10 1/4 x 14 1/2 in; a pair (2)



Buckley moved from Cork to live in ...


£250 - £400

FREDERICK BOURGEOIS DE MERCEY (1805-1890)

Oberwesel on the Rhine

watercolour

3 3/4 x 5 1/2 in (9.6 x 14.1cm)



From an album c. 1837



Provenance: with Brian Sinfield, Filkins, Glos



Sold with a watercolour by John Steeple depicting 'Pont Nantynedd in the Cliefon, Merionethshire'; and a watercolour by A. Alfred Clarke Wells depicting a view ...


£200 - £300

CRESWICK BOYDELL RCA (1861-1919)

By a River

signed 'Creswick Boydell RCA' (lower right )

watercolour

9 1/2 x 16 1/2 in (24.2 x 41.9cm)



Sold with a watercolour by David Woodlock depicting 'a figure by a garden gate'; two (2)


£100 - £150

DOUGLAS FOX PITT (1864-1922)

In A Garden

signed 'D. Fox Pitt' (lower left)

watercolour

8 1/2 x 12 1/2 in (21.6 x 31.8cm)



The artist studied at the Bartlett School of Architecture and later at the Slade. From 1907 he exhibited at the RBA and was a founder member of the London Group. A friend of Walter Sickert, with whom he painted in Dieppe. He travelled ...


£80 - £120

‡REUBEN WARD BINKS (1880-1950)

'Rector' and 'Jolly Boy' - Beagles in a kennel yard

signed 'Ward Binks', inscribed and dated (19) 39

watercolour and gouache

12 x 15 in (30.5 x 38.2cm)



Provenance: with David Messum, Beaconsfield



Reuben Ward Binks worked in both India and the USA as well as in England. His clients included the Maharajah Bhupinder ...


£700 - £1,000

AARON EDWIN PENLEY ANWS (1807-1870)

In the Highlands

signed and dated 'Aaron Penley 1864' (lower left)

watercolour heightened with white

9 x 14 in (22.8 x 35.6cm)



The artist was Professor of Drawing at the Addiscombe Military College and also Water-Colour painter to William IV and Queen Adelaide


£100 - £150

A Traveller's Album containing pencil drawings, principally depicting landscapes of Madeira, and some of views around Plymouth, on whatman paper, many pages loose, the pages variously inscribed and dated, inscriptions include:

From the Rocks Madeira June 21st 1835; View of Funchal near the Jil June 21st 1835; View of the Sugar Mill nr Carnara Lobas Madeira April 1835; View from the Rocks near ...


£300 - £400

ATTRIBUTED TO JAMES GREEN (1771-1834)

Portrait of a Child, head and shoulders

watercolour

4 x 3 1/2 in (10.3 x 8.9cm)



Sold together with a pencil portrait by R. Bowman depicting a Lady c. 1810, traditionally identified as Chiquila Hope-Graves; (2)



James Green, to whom this work has traditionally been attributed, was apprenticed to Thomas Martyn, ...


£150 - £200

WALLER HUGH PATON RSA RSW (1828-1895)

'Bedgellert' - a view of a timber yard behind cottages

signed with monogram (lower right), inscribed 'Bedgellert' and dated '30th Sept 1862'

watercolour with touches of white, arched top

9 1/2 x 14 in (24.2 x 35.6cm)



Provenance: with Heather Newman, Painswick, Glos


£150 - £250

FOLLOWER OF MICHELANGELO MAESTRI (1741-1812)

La Verga D'Aronne, e il Serpente di Bronzo - La Verge D'Aaron, et le Serpent D'Airain

watercolour probably over etched base

inscribed as title in lower margin

16 x 31 in (40.6 x 78.8cm)



The bronze (brazen) serpent on a pole is first described in the Book of Numbers which God told Moses to erect so that the Israelites ...


£100 - £150

JOHN WHITE RI (1851-1933)

Figures on a Path, overlooking the Sea

signed 'J. White RI' (lower right)

watercolour and bodycolour

18 x 11 1/4 in (45.7 x 28.6cm)



John White's parents emigrated to Australia in 1856, and he was educated at Dr. Brunton's School, Melbourne. He returned to Edinburgh and studied at the Royal Scottish Academy between 1873-1879. Later ...


£250 - £350

ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MARLOWE (1740-1813)

A Smuggler's Cove

watercolour over pen and ink

10 1/4 x 12 1/2 in (26.1 x 31.8cm)



Provenance: with Heather Newman, Painswick. Glos

Thence to the present vendor's family



Sold with a pencil drawing (heightened with white) by another hand depicting the 'Mouth of the (river) Sid, Sidmouth, Sept ...


£120 - £150

ENGLISH SCHOOL CIRCA 1805.

Portrait of Mrs John Brett, seated with her two eldest children Elizabeth (b.1800) and her sister Agnes

watercolour on card

6 1/4 x 5 in (5.8 x 12.7cm)



Provenance: The sitters' family, by descent



Sold together with a mid 19th century pastel portrait depicting James Brett holding a riding crop; two (2)


£300 - £400

GEORGE LOTHIAN HALL (1825-1888)

Snowstorm at Penmaenmawr, North Wales

signed and dated 'G.L. Hall 1881' (lower right)

and with inscription verso 'Penmaenmawr January 17th 1881'

16 x 23 1/2 in (40.6 x 59.8cm)



For a comparable composition by the artist cf. Christies, South Kensington, 22nd March 2006 lot 1503 (A Coastal view with Dunure Castle, Ayrshire) ...


£150 - £200

WALTER RICHARD SICKERT RA (1860-1942)

South Facade of St. Jacques, Dieppe

dated '1907' (lower right)

chalk and gouache, with touches of watercolour on paper, browned, squared, laid down on backing mount

12 1/2 x 8 3/4 in (31.7 x 22.3cm)



Provenance: with Messrs Roland, Browse and Delbanco, London

Mrs H Hammersley, Christie's, King Street, ...


£1,000 - £1,500

JOHN LINNELL (1792-1882)

By a River

signed 'J. Linnell' (lower left)

pencil, sepia ink and watercolour

5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in (13.9 x 19.1cm)



Dateable to c.1829



This drawing relates closely to a slightly larger pen, ink and wash variant of the same subject, which was sold at Christie's London, lot 95, Nov 16th 2006. Both studies display a view ...


£700 - £1,000

‡DAVID BARNES (b.1942)

Anglesey Coast

signed 'David Barnes' on the reverse

oil on board

16 x 19 1/2 in (40.7 x 49.6cm)


£200 - £300

‡DAVID BARNES (b.1942)

Farm in the Pass

signed 'David Barnes'on the reverse

oil on board

16 x 11 1/2 in (40.6 x 29.3cm)


£200 - £300

‡DAVID BARNES (b.1942)

Moonlight in Gwynned

signed 'David Barnes' on the reverse

oil on board

12 1/2 x 16 in (31.8 x 40.6cm)


£200 - £300

‡DAVID BARNES (b.1942)

North Coast, Lleyn, North Wales

signed 'David Barnes' on the reverse

oil on board

12 1/2 x 16 in (31.7 x 40.6cm)


£200 - £300

CIRCLE OF CORNELIUS VAN SPAENDONCK (1756-1840)

Still Lifes

oil on panel, oval

7 3/4 x 4 in (19.7 x 10.3cm); a pair (2)


£200 - £300

‡WILLIAM NORMAN GAUNT (1918-2001)

Cornfield, Yorkshire, with distant view towards Ingleborough

signed 'W.N. Gaunt' (lower left), and inscribed verso 'The Cornfield, Yorkshire' 12 gns (Ingleborough 2373ft)

oil on board

16 x 24 in (40.6 x 60.9cm)



Ingleborough is the second highest mountain in The Yorkshire Dales



The artist studied at Lancaster ...


£150 - £250

SOMMERSHUIZEN ( fl c 1880-1920)

An east European street scene with figures at a soup kitchen

oil on porcelain

15 x 23 1/2 in (38.2 x 59.8cm)



The location depicted is possibly Dresden


£150 - £250

ALBERT DURER LUCAS (1828-1919)

In Chilworth Woods

signed and dated 'A.D. Lucas 1880' (lower right)

oil on canvas

8 x 9 1/2 in (20.3 x 24.2cm)



The artist lived at Chilworth near Romsey, Hants. His family having originally moved there from Salisbury in 1850. Albert worked from a studio at their house Chilworth Towers for over half a century. His works characterised ...


£300 - £500


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