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This sale was held on Saturday 6th November 2021 at 10:00am

Ronald Ossory Dunlop (Irish, 1894?1973): pencil sketch portrait of Jean Shepeard, signed later in black ink, 19.5 by 11.5cm, mounted, glazed and framed, 34 by 28.5cm. Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): an archive of ephemera relating to Shepeard's art, film, theatre exploits, including over one hundred photographs and photographic prints, featuring three candid pictures of Aldous Huxley, including one featuring Huxley without spectacles posing with Shepeard, two small photographs of Francis Bacon's 1930s Flat, a large collection of notes, as well as her British...

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British 1904-1989): A collection of pencil sketches of Ronald Ossory Dunlop (Irish, 1894?1973), a charcoal portrait, signed with a monogram 'JS', 26.5 by 18cm, mounted, 40 by 30cm together with fifteen other mounted and unmounted portrait sketches, all signed, two small photographs of Dunlop (one partially torn, a/f), a copy of his autobiography 'Struggling with Paint' (London, 1956)...

£300 - £500

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): A sketchbook containing a possible charcoal portrait of the artist Francis Bacon (1909-1992), 22.5 by 17.5cm, together with other portraits, most are signed, also including indistinct handwritten notes, a/f. Jean Shepeard was the only woman to ever exhibit with Bacon, the 1929 exhibition, was Bacon's second and it also included works by the Australian artist Roy...

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): seven sketch books, containing over one hundred drawings, including a possible pencil portrait of Roy de Maistre (1894-1968), 22.5 by 17.5cm, de Maistre acted as an early mentor for Francis Bacon, both of whom exhibited with Jean Shepeard, together with other portraits, including a possible self portrait, all signed, some pages of indistinct handwritten notes....

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): eight sketch books, containing over one hundred sketches most signed, a/f, including portraits Celia Johnson, pencil, 23 by 17.5cm, and Gertrude Lawrence, pencil and chalk/pastel, 28 by 21.5cm. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (1904-1989): eleven sketch books with over one hundred drawings, including a charcoal and chalk portrait of a lady possibly the actress Lillian Braithwaite (1873-1948), 22.5 by 17.5cm, together with other figural studies and some set designs, a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a collection of eight sketchbooks, with over one hundred drawings, including a possible portrait of the artist Duncan Grant (1885-1978), 22.5 by 17.5cm, together with other portraits, some set designs, all signed, and written musings, a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): nine sketch books, containing over one hundred drawings, mostly portraits and figure studies, including a portrait of a young lady in a hat, pencil and pastel, 23 by 18.5cm, most signed, a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): ten sketch books, containing over one hundred pencil, pastel and charcoal drawings, including a possible portrait of Ronald Ossory Dunlop, in red pastel, 22.5 by 17.5cm, and other portraits, most signed with a monogram, together written notes and musings, a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard. Some...

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): eleven sketchbooks, containing over one hundred drawings sketches, including a possible sketch of the actor Leslie Howard, in pencil, 28 by 21.5cm, as well as handwritten notes, a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard. Sketchbooks with torn pages, and some with loose spines.

£200 - £300

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a sketchbook, containing portraits purportedly of Ronald Ossory Dunlop and Charles Laughton, as well as still life and landscape studies, most signed with a monogram, a/f, all 22.5 by 17.5cm. Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard. Sketchbook missing its front and end boards, spine heavily worn.

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): pencil portrait of the sculptor Frank Dobson (1886-1963), signed with later title, with facsimile copy of a Picture Lending Society advertisement of Dobson's, Shepeard's, Ben and Hilary Nicholson's, and other artists' work, 22.5 by 17.5cm, glazed and framed, 43 by 31cm. Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British 1904-1989): a charcoal portrait portrait of the actress Dame Peggy Ashcroft (1907-1991), signed with a monogram, Shepeard shared a flat with Ashcroft in the 1920s, with label referencing 'Rachel Kempson/Redgrave', who might have aided with identification of the sitter, as well as facsimile copies of press cuttings verso, 27.5 by 20.5cm, mounted, glazed and framed, 50.5 by 40.5cm. Provenance-...

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British 1904-1989): a pastel portrait sketch of J.B. Priestly (1894-1984), signed with a monogram, 33.5 by 21.5cm, mounted, 50 by 40cm. Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a charcoal portrait of the actor Sir Alec Guinness (1914-2000), signed with a monogram, undated, 22 by 16.5cm, mounted, 35 by 28cm. Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): charcoal portrait of Stan Laurel, signed with a monogram, 26.5 by 18.5cm, mounted 40 by 30cm. Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a charcoal sketch of the artist Edward Wolfe (1897-1982), signed with a monogram, verso a facsimile advert for a 1929 Redfern Gallery Exhibition featuring both Shepeard and Wolfe as well as Augustus John, Paul Nash, Lucien Pissarro, Duncan Grant, Ronald Ossory Dunlop, and others, 28 by 21cm, in a glazed frame, 40 by 30cm. Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection...

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): pencil portrait of Dame Wendy Hiller (1912-2003), signed with a monogram, with label referencing the director Peter Cotes, who is likely to have identified the sitter, 26 by 18cm, mounted, 40 by 30cm, together with two charcoal portraits of the actor Roland Culver (1900-1984), both signed with a monogram, 23.5 by 16.5cm, mounted, 35 by 28cm, the other unmounted,...

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): charcoal portrait of Dame Sybil Thorndike (1882-1976), signed with a monogram, 23.5 by 16.5cm, mounted, 35 by 28cm, together with two signed but unmounted charcoal portraits, Dame May Whitty (1865-1948), 22.5 by 17.5cm, Nuna Davey (1902-1977), 27.5 by 21.5cm, both with the imprints of other portraits verso. (3) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and...

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a charcoal portrait of actor Clive Brook (1887-1974), signed with a monogram, with label referencing Peter Coates [sic] and Roy Boulting who may well have identified the sitter, 24 by 19cm, mounted, 30.5 by 25.5cm, together with two other signed but unmounted charcoal portraits, Eileen Peel (1903-1981) 28 by 20.5cm, and another Adrian Noeleman, 33 by 22.5cm, a/f....

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): charcoal portrait of the actor Rosemary Harris (b. 1927), unsigned, with a label referencing Frith Banbury who most likely assisted identifying the sitter, 24 by 19cm, mounted, 30.5 by 25.5cm, together with two other signed but unmounted charcoal portraits, Francis Lister (1899-1951) as identified by Rachel Redgrave, with imprint of another sketch verso, 22.5 by...

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a charcoal portrait of actor Sir Gerald du Maurier (1873-1934), du Maurier father to the famous novelist Daphne and two other daughters who were also writers, signed with a monogram, with facsimile photographic portrait verso, 24 by 19.5cm, mounted, 30.5 by 25.5cm, together with three signed but unmounted charcoal portraits, George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), with...

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British 1904-1989): a charcoal portrait of actor Leslie Howard (1893-1943) signed with a monogram, 29 by 22.5cm, mounted, 50 by 40cm together with two other signed, unmounted charcoal portraits, one purported to be of Muriel Aked (1883-1955), as identified by Rachel Redgrave, 22 by 17.5cm, the other a possible portrait of Michael Gough (1916-2011), 28 by 21cm. (3) Provenance- from...

£100 - £200

Jean Shepeard (British 1904-1989): a charcoal portrait of actor Victor McLagen (American/British 1886-1959), signed with a monogram, with label verso referencing Roy Boulting who might have identified the sitter, 22 by 17, glazed and framed, 40 by 30cm, together with three other portraits, Mary Hinton (1896-1979), pencil, signed and unmounted, 29 by 20.5cm, and two of Muriel Aked (1883-1955), unsigned...

£80 - £120

Jean Shepeard (British 1904-1989): charcoal portrait of Michael Denison (1915-1998), signed with a monogram, with label referencing Peter Cotes and Frith Banbury, who possibly assisted with the identification of the sitter, 33 by 23cm, mounted, 50 by 40cm, together with two other signed but unmounted charcoal portraits, Robert Morley (1908-1992) as identified by Dominic Lefoe, with imprint of another...

£80 - £120

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): two charcoal portraits of crime writer Edgar Wallace (1875-1932), both signed with a monogram, both 22.5 by 17cm, with one mounted, 30.5 by 25.5cm, together with two other signed but unmounted charcoal portraits, Beatrix Lehmann (1903-1979), charcoal, 28 by 21.5cm, Stanley Holloway (1890-1982), 22.5 by 17cm, a/f. (4) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist...

£80 - £120

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): three charcoal portraits of early 20th century actresses, all signed with a monogram, comprising Joan Greenwood (1921-1987), 23 by 16cm, mounted, glazed and framed, 35 by 28.5cm, Francis Doble (1902-1969), 22 by 16.5cm, mounted, 35 by 28cm, and Edna Best (1900-1974), 26.4 by 18.5cm, mounted, 40 by 30cm. (3) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor...

£80 - £120

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): six charcoal drawings, including a half turned lady's face, charcoal with ink washes, signed, 23 by 18, 'Portrait of a Girl', charcoal and pastel, signed, 33.5 by 21.5cm, mounted, 50 by 40.5cm, a/f. (6) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard. Some tears to edges.

£80 - £120

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): six charcoal and pencil portraits, all signed, including 'Girl resting' pencil, 22.5 by 17cm, glazed and framed, 26.5 by 21cm, 'Old man in cap', 22.5 by 17cm, glazed and framed, 31.5 by 23cm, a/f. (6) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard. Some tears to edges, one portrait with damage glass.

£80 - £120

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a collection of over thirty sketches, mostly portraits of women, most signed, including 'Woman at the window', red pastel, signed, 22.5 by 16.5cm, 35 by 28cm, a portrait of woman, charcoal, 25 by 20cm, mounted on cardboard, 45.5 by 33.5cm. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard.

£60 - £80

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a collection of over thirty sketches, including nudes and landscapes, including 'Railway View', charcoal and pastel, signed, 22.5 by 18cm, mounted and glazed, 40 by 30cm, a sketch of a female seated nude, 38.5 by 21cm, mounted on cardboard, 50 by 35.5cm, and a 'Still life' in charcoal, signed, 23 by 16.5cm, some a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection...

£60 - £80

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a collection of over forty sketches, including a charcoal profile of a clean shaven man, 28 by 20.5cm, unsigned, together with other portraits in charcoal and pastel, most signed, a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard. Most sketches have some folds and tears to their edges.

£80 - £120

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a collection of over forty sketches, including a charcoal portrait of a young woman, 28 by 21.5cm, signed, together with other portraits and figural studies in charcoal, pastel and ink, most signed, a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard. Most sketches have some folds and tears to their edges.

£80 - £120

Jean Shepeard (British, 1904-1989): a collection of over forty portrait charcoal, pencil and ink sketches, most signed, mostly portraits of unknown sitters, largest, 44 by 26.5cm, a/f. (1 bag) Provenance- from Doreen Kern Collection (Artist and Sculptor 1931-2021) niece of Jean Shepeard. Most sketches have some folds and tears to their edges.

£80 - £120

(British School, 20th century): a cubist style guitarist pencil on paper, singed 'Pittel' and dated '8.4.88', 35 by 44cm, mounted, glazed and framed, together with a pastel sketch of a churchyard, unsigned, 27 by 42cm, mounted, glazed and framed, 43 by 57.5cm. (2)

£20 - £30

Paul Gerchik (American, 1913-1998): ten gouache paintings, including a mother with child, a nude, signed and unmounted and unframed. (10)

£40 - £60

Paul Gerchik (American, 1913-1998): a large collection of gouache paintings, a number with mice damage, including four mounted portraits. (1 box)

£80 - £120

David Goodman (British, 20th century): 'Camellia', modernist still life depicting a bunch of flowers in a small waisted vase with large turquoise glazed vase behind, signed, titled, and dated '07' lower left, oil on artists board, 80 by 72cm, glazed and framed, 97 by 89cm.

£50 - £80

Two oil on board landscape scenes, comprising 'Foxgloves at Bagtor', Dartmoor, by John Borland McLellan, showing a landscape view with large tree in foreground against a yellow sky, signed 'McLellan' to right bottom corner, framed 29.8 by 35cm, together with a scene depicting boats on water with cloudy blue skies, framed 25.2cm by 36.5cm, glazed 15.7 by 27cm. (2)

£50 - £80

A portrait of an Edwardian lady, looking to her left, wearing a brown dress, inscription to the back of the board 'To Snip Vera Cair & her friend, S. E. Whitehead', framed 36 by 30.5cm, glazed 26 by 20cm, together with a photographic profile portrait of woman, signed 'W. Hanson Lawson', 'St Ives, Cornwall', framed 29.7 by 20cm. (2)

£70 - £90

George McIntire (British, 19th century): a pair of landscapes, one with new paper label to back 'Inscribed on reverse: On The Borders Of The New Forest, Hampshire, Geo. McIntire', one signed lower right, the other unsigned, oils on board, each 14.5 by 19.5cm, in modern gilt frames, 21.5 by 26.5cm. (2)

£100 - £150

British School (19th century): a portrait of an Elizabethan lady, possibly Mary Queen of Scots, wearing a white veil with double pearl pendant, a lace ruff centered by a ruby brooch, a black dress with puffed and slashed sleeves, and a gold chain around her neck with large gold cross pendant, apparently unsigned, oil on board, 22 by 17.5cm, in a modern gilt frame, 27.5 by 23cm.

£200 - £300

An early 20th century Russian gilded and painted icon of the Holy Mother and Child, titled in black text above, engraved scrolling border, unframed, 22.2 by 17.3cm.

£200 - £300

Sarah Beddington (British, b. 1964): a modern interior scene, similar to her 'Forty Nights' series, signed and dated 1999 verso, oil on canvas, unframed, 56 by 84cm.

£200 - £300

Florentine School (late 19th century): a pair of studies of angels playing musical instruments, after Renaissance originals by Fra Angelico (Italian, 1395-1455), in the style of E. D. M. Follini, oils on panels, in a Renaissance-style gilt frame with Gothic pointed arch, spire finials, and spiral twist engaged columns, traces of original gilt finish, each panel 24 by 11cm, frames overall 46 by 21cm....

£300 - £500

John Frederick Herring, Sr. (British, 1795-1865): equine double portrait, depicting a mare and her foal in a landscape, the black mare with white speckles to her back, standing facing away looking over to the left, and the chestnut foal with white socks grazing, a low vertical cliff to the right and a sweeping woodland away to the left, signed 'J. F. Herring. Snr. 1834', oil on board, label verso...

£1,000 - £1,500

A collection of twelve 19th century and later Fish themed prints, including some hand coloured examples, featuring depictions of a Chub, 15.5 by 25cm, glazed and framed, 24 by 33cm, and a print of both a Grayling and a Gudgeon, surrounded by five different fishing hooks, 14 by 22cm, mounted, glazed and framed, 31.5 by 36.5cm. (12)

£50 - £80


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