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14th April 2016

Paintings and Drawings, Furniture and Works of Art 14th April 2016

Page: 1 of 13. Lots: 1 to 67

Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1: JACOB GEORGE STRUTT (1790-1864) "Pine in the Colonna Gardens, Rome", etching from "Sylva", 14" x 12.25"

Unsold (Estimate): £80-150


Lot 2: FREDERICK LANDSEER GRIGGS (1876-1938) "The timbered south porch of St. Giles Church, Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire", signed in pencil to the margin, etching, 4.75" x 3.75". See illustration

Sold For: £850.00


Lot 3: FREDERICK LANDSEER GRIGGS (1876-1938) 'Castor', signed in pencil to the margin, etching, 5.5" x 4.75". See illustration

Sold For: £180.00


Lot 4: FREDERICK LANDSEER GRIGGS (1876-1938) "St. Ippolyts", inscribed to the lower edge "To Russell George Alexander ..... ", signed in pencil to the margin, 5.75" x 4.75". See illustration

Sold For: £700.00


Lot 5: FRANCESCO BARTOLOZZI (1725-1815) Noah's Vineyard, inscribed in the lower margin "Benozzo Gozzoli.nat.1400.ob.1478", published London as the act directs Jan 1st 1795, by A. Molteno Print Sellers to Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of York, 76 St. James Street, 13.75" x 13.75"

Unsold (Estimate): £50-100


Lot 6: THOMAS BOWLES (1695-1767) 'The Cathedral Church of Ely', printed and sold by J. Smith, engraving, 16.75" x 21"

Unsold (Estimate): £80-150


Lot 7: WILLIAM HODGES (1744-1797) 'A view of a mausoleum at Etmadpoor', published 5th November 1787, by J. Grives, 103 Strand, London, inscribed and dated in the margin, 13.25" x 19.25", and three other Indian views (4)

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 8: A YOUNG PORTRAIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT, ovals, mounted in a single giltwood frame, engravings. mount size 12.75" x 21". See illustration

Sold For: £260.00


Lot 9: AFTER JMW TURNER RA (1775-1851) A collection of eight coloured Dorset prints, inscribed in the margins, 6.25" x 9.25"

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 10: JAMES MCBEY (1883-1959) "Venice, 22nd October 1925", , inscribed lower right and signed in the margin, etching, 9.75" x 17.75"

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 11: HERBERT DICKSEE (1862-1942) 'Sleeping lioness', signed in pencil in the margin, etching, 7" x 12"

Sold For: £230.00


Lot 12: AFTER LIONEL EDWARDS (1878-1966) "The Berkeley Hunt near Rockhampton", printed and published by Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd., 11.5" x 19.25"

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 13: AFTER CHARLES "SNAFFLES" JOHNSON PAYNE (1884-1967) "Great banks there was below in the fields", the mount with three printed vignettes, 11.5" x 17"

Sold For: £180.00


Lot 14: SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (1880-1969) "The Dance of a Thousand Flounces", a limited edition print, signed in the margin, 17.75" x 24".

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 15: LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY RA (1887-1976) "The Noticeboard", this reproduction is one of a single edition limited to 500 copies, signed in the margin, 15.5" x 19.75". See illustration

Sold For: £2000.00


Lot 16: LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY RA (1887-1976) "Our Town", published by Grove Galleries Ltd, Manchester. Copyright in all countries including the USA, numbered 753/850 and signed in the margin, 16.5" x 24". See illustration

Sold For: £2600.00


Lot 17: LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY (1887-1976) "Level Crossing", signed in the margin, 16" x 22.25"

Sold For: £950.00


Lot 18: LAURENCE STEPHEN LOWRY RA (1887-1976) "Cricket Match", numbered in the margin 116/850, 13" x 25.75"

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 19: DAVID SHEPHERD (b.1931) "Tiger Fire", published by Soloman & Whitehead (Guild Prints) Ltd, by courtesy of the Tryon Gallery Ltd, signed in pencil in the margin, 22.5" x 39.25"

Sold For: £350.00


Lot 20: DAVID SHEPHERD (b.1931) "Elephant", numbered 119/850 and signed in pencil in margin, 18.25" x 39.5"

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 21: DAVID SHEPHERD (b.1931) "Lion Majesty", copyright Solomon & Whitehead (Guild Prints) Ltd by courtesy of the Tryon Gallery Ltd, numbered 37 in the margin

Unsold (Estimate): £200-400


Lot 22: GEORGES ROUAULT (1871-1958) "Le Passion", coloured etching, 12.5" x 8.25"

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 23: EDWARD ARDIZZONE (1900-1979) "On the Move with the 300th", initialled "EA" lower right, coloured lithograph, 12" x 16"

Sold For: £280.00


Lot 24: TWO PRINTS entitled "King Charles Spaniel" and "The Foxhound", framed as one, the maple frame inscribed "Samuel Wilberforce Bishop of Winchester", each print 8" x 11.5"

Sold For: £80.00


Lot 25: EDWARD ARDIZZONE (1900-1979) "Shelter Scene 1941 Tilbury Arches, Stepney", signed and dated on the mount, lithograph, 26" x 39". See illustration

Unsold (Estimate): £300-600


Lot 26: EDWARD ARDIZZONE (1900-1979) "Henley Regatta", circa 1954, lithograph, 13.75" x 19.75",

Unsold (Estimate): £200-300


Lot 27: MAXWELL BATES (1906-1980) "Beggar", signed and dated 1958 in the margin, 17.75" x 14.75"

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 28: MAXWELL BATES (1906-1980) "Oriental Hunter", signed "Maxwell Bates 1958" and artist proof 4/5 in the margin, 14.5" x 13"

Sold For: £220.00


Lot 29: HOMAGE TO SENEFELDER (Poster) An original poster for the Felix Man collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum 1971, 29.75" x 19.75"

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 30: CHRIS ORR MBE "Arthurs Kitchen", a limited edition lithograph numbered 49/100, signed and dated 1978 in the margin, 9.25" x 13"

Unsold (Estimate): £50-100


Lot 31: MARINO MARINI (1901-1980) "Nude", special edition print, 14.25" x 10.75"

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 32: JOSEF HERMAN (1911-2000) "Fisherwoman", signed in pencil and numbered 10/100 in the margin, lithograph, 17.75" x 25"

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 33: CHRIS PLOWMAN (1952-2009) After Arcimboldo "War", numbered 4/50, signed and dated 1999 to the margin, 14" x 11.75"

Unsold (Estimate): £150-250


Lot 34: CHRIS PLOWMAN (1952-2009) After Arcimboldo "Music", numbered 4/50, signed and dated 1999 to the mount, 14.25" x 11.75"

Unsold (Estimate): £150-250


Lot 35: GERALD SCARFE (b.1936) "Catastrophy", signed edition print, 23" x 32.5"

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 36: EDWARD BURRA (1905-1976) "Figures at a Bar" or "Boys Night", lithograph, 16" x 11.5"

Sold For: £280.00


Lot 37: RUSKIN SPEAR (1911-1990) "The Arty Tie", limited edition print, 90/150, signed in the margin, 25.5" x 25.5"

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 38: MARY FEDDEN (b.1915) A basket of lemons set within an Arabic landscape, artist proof print

Sold For: £460.00


Lot 39: JOAN MIRO (1893-1993) A coloured abstract face, numbered V11/XXX, 25" x 18.5". See illustration

Sold For: £800.00


Lot 40: CIRCLE OF EMIL ORLIK (1870-1932) Two gents resting on a beach beside a rowing boat, etching, 17.5" x 19.5", and two other similar etchings (3)

Unsold (Estimate): £300-600


Lot 41: AFTER WASSILY KANDINSKY (1866-1944) "Lyrishes", a man on horseback, limited reprint numbered 213/300, 13.5" x 20" plate

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 42: MATTI BASIS (b.1933) Two artist proofs, 11.75" x 15.75" and 7" x 7.75"

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 50: WILLIAM HENRY HUNT (1790-1864) Still life, Irises in a vase, watercolour, signed, 21''x 17.5'', and the companion, Still life with fruit (2). See illustration

Unsold (Estimate): £500-1000


Lot 51: DAVID COX JR. (1809-1885), Two figures carrying baskets in a sparse landscape, signed and dated 1847 lower left, watercolour, 9.5"x 13.75"

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 52: THOMAS ROWLANDSON (1756-1827), Dr. Syntax series "Accident at the Club", watercolour, 6"x 9.5". See illustration. Provenance: J. Appleby, St Hellier Galleries, Jersey, label verso

Sold For: £1300.00


Lot 53: JOHN NIXON (1760-1818), "At Exeter Cathedral", signed with initials and dated 1809, pen, ink and watercolour, 5"x 4". Provenance: Acquired from Fry Gallery, Jermyn Street, label verso. Private English Collection

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 54: JOHN SKINNER PROUT (1806-1876), A set of four miniature studies of classical ruins, watercolour, 3"x 2". See Illustration

Unsold (Estimate): £500-1000


Lot 55: THOMAS ROWLANDSON (1756-1827), A study of mythical figures, indistinctly marked lower right, pen and ink over traces of pencil, 8.75" x 7", and the companion studies of grotesques (2)

Unsold (Estimate): £800-1000


Lot 56: ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th century, A study of a young girl holding fruit, indistinctly signed and dated 1850, chalk pastel, 18"x 12", and companion study, indistinctly signed and dated 1849 (2). See illustration

Unsold (Estimate): £200-400


Lot 57: WILLIAM CALLOW (1812-1906), "Malines, Belgium", inscribed and dated "Malines, Sep 27 1850", pencil, 14.5" x 10.5" Provenance: The Michael Ingram collection (1917-2005)

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 58: WILLIAM CALLOW (1812-1906), "Arona on Lake Maggiore", Inscribed and dated "Arona, Augt 29th", pencil, 7" x 10.25". Provenance: The Michael Ingram collection (1917-2005)

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 59: JOHN FREDERICK LEWIS R.A (1805-1876) "A Moroccan Soldier", pencil and Watercolour, 14.25" x 9.25". See illustration. Provenance: Spink & Son Ltd, London, 1976; Judy Edgerton; by descent, label to verso

Unsold (Estimate): £3000-4000


Lot 60: ENGLISH SCHOOL, 18th/19th century, An important Grand Tour album with drawings of Rome and it's environs completed by a British artist working in Italy. Some of the drawings dated 1818. Contained in a fine earlier Italian album.

Sold For: £700.00


Lot 61: AMADEO PREZIOSI (1816-1882), The Bazaar, street trading, signed and dated 1852, lower right, watercolour, 13.75" x 20.25", See illustration

Sold For: £22000.00


Lot 62: AMADEO PREZIOSI (1816-1882), Suleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, signed and dated 1852, lower left, watercolour, 13.75" x 21"

Sold For: £30000.00


Lot 63: STYLE OF SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE, P.R.A. (1769-1830), Study of a Man, full length, standing in an arch, pen and ink and wash, 4.5"x 3.25". Provenance: Spink & Son collection; Willism E. Fischelis, Jr

Sold For: £60.00


Lot 64: Charles Edward Brittan (1837-1888) "Trebanwith, Cornwall", watercolour, 9.5"x 13.5" and the companion, "Stormy Sunrise at Trebanith, Cornwall" (2)

Unsold (Estimate): £200-400


Lot 65: E.WAKE COOK, R.B.C (BRITISH 1843-1926) "Lake Nemi, and the Campagna of Rome" signed lower left, titled verso, watercolour, 5.5"x 8.25"

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 66: HERCULES BRABAZON BRABAZON (1821-1906) A Venetian canal, Albany Gallery label verso, initialled lower right, watercolour over traces of pencil, 10.25"x 7.5"

Unsold (Estimate): £300-600


Lot 67: HERCULES BRABAZON BRABAZON (1821-1906) "Garden sketch" initialled in pencil lower left, pastel, 5.75"x 7.5"

Sold For: £80.00


Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1
A collection of golf clubs

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 2
A 19th century stoneware 'Harvesting' jug and another similar

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 3
A mahogany and mother-of-pearl inlaid mantel clock and a pair of similar candlesticks

Estimate: £40-60


Lot 4
A pair of royal blue cloisonne vases and a similar bowl

Estimate: £20-40

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