Oil Paintings & Watercolours, Neapolitan Gouaches & Oriental Art, Old Master & Modern Prints614 lots
Viewing Notes24th & 25th July 10am to 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.
Description: Absolon (John, 1815-1895). Two women and two children in a cornfield, watercolour, signature just discernible in right-hand corner, 319 x 259 mm (12.5 x 10.25 ins), mounted, framed and glazed (1)View additional info »
Description: Album. Album of original watercolour drawings, c.1835, thirty finely executed watercolours, comprising five of flowers, ten of exotic birds, six of butterflies, three of classical figures, four portraits, one Madonna and Child, and one of a shepherdess, plus a few uncoloured pencil drawings, some within embossed borders, many with accompanying ms. verse on preceding or following leaves, sheet size 244 x 192 mm (9.5 x 7.5 ins), a.e.g., orig. blindstamped calf gilt, rubbed and worn, with loss to extrems., and covers detached, 4to (1)View additional info »
Description: Beattie (Edwin Robert, 1845-1917). The Well, watercolour, depicting three women visiting a well, with windmills in the background, signed, 162 x 280 mm (6.5 x 11 ins), mounted, framed and glazed (1)View additional info »
Description: Bell (A. D., fl. 1920s-1950s). "Clearing the Channel" & "The Pilot Returns", together two gouache and watercolour scenes of clipper ships off the coast, each signed, approx. 260 x 370 mm (10 x 14.5 in), matching modern gilt frames, glazed A. D. Bell was the pseudonym of Wilfrid Knox (1884-1966), a marine and landscape painter from Birmingham, who painted clipper ships, harbour and coastal scenes for the Birmingham dealer Arthur Joseph, under this name. An exhibition of Knox's work was held by Harper Fine Paintings, Poynton, Cheshire in November 1987. See Jeremy Wood, Hidden Talents, A Dictionary of Neglected Artists working 1880-1950 (1994). (2)View additional info »
Description: Bland (John Francis, 1857-1899). 'Fishing Boats entering Scarborough', 1890, watercolour, signed to lower left-hand corner, 308 x 488 mm (12 x 19 ins), mounted, together with English School. Shipping in an estuary, c.1860, watercolour, 436 x 522 mm (17.25 x 20.5 ins), mounted (2)View additional info »