Antiques and Fine Art Sale on
Tuesday 16th July 2013

Lots: 183-212 of 550

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183

Charles Vacher NWS (1818-1883)
An extensive view on a Mediterranean coast, possibly Sicily
watercolour heightened with bodycolour and scratching out
69 x 115 cm (27 x 45 in)

Provenance: Sotheby's, 12 March 1997 (lot 8, 'Mediterranean Coast'), where bought by the present owner

Literature: Mallalieu, Huon, The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists, Vol. II, 2002, illustrated p. 231
Estimate: 1500-2000

Nil

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184

A. Dick (possibly Anton Dick, early 20th century)
'Trattoria d'Italia'
watercolour and gouache, signed and dated '32 lower right
24.5 x 29.5 cm (9 3/4 x 11 1/2 in)
together with two floral studies in watercolour and gouache by Alice Rodgers, later Alice Berridge (early 20th century), two Thai temple rubbings and four modern watercolours (9)

Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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185

Attributed to Alexander Chisholm (Scottish, 1792-1847)
Study of an old lady, seated, wearing a shawl and a bonnet
pencil, signed with initials and dated 1818 lower right
19 x 17 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in)

Note: a label on the back of the frame identifies the sitter as Elizabeth Leishman, born 1772 (which seems unlikely), died 1846. Another inscription describes her as 'Vaughan's great-grandmother' [Vaughan being Vaughan Harley].
Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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186

Sir James Charles Harris KCVO Hon RI (1831-1904)
A back street in Aigle
watercolour, signed in monogram and inscribed 'Aigle Sep 5 1900'
24 x 14 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/2 in)
together with a view of an old house with leaded windows (2)

Note: Sir James Harris was British consul at Nice from 1884 to 1901. A pupil of one of the Rowbothams, he was a founding member and Secretary of the Société des Beaux-Arts de Nice.
Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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187

Sir James Charles Harris KCVO Hon RI (1831-1904)
A house on a Mediterranean hillside
watercolour on buff paper
41 x 28 cm (16 x 11 in)
Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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188

Sir James Charles Harris KCVO Hon RI (1831-1904)
A study of a pine tree
watercolour, signed in monogram and inscribed 'Nice Novr 21 1864' lower left
32 x 23 cm (12 1/2 x 9 in)
together with a view of Cannes, signed with initials and inscribed 'Cannes 6 Apr 1861' (2)
Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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189

Sir James Charles Harris KCVO Hon RI (1831-1904)
A swan on a lake
watercolour heightened with body colour, on buff paper
28 x 45 cm (11 x 17 1/2 in)
Estimate: 70-100

Nil

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190

Sir James Charles Harris KCVO Hon RI (1831-1904)
A view over a Mediterranean bay, probably near Nice
watercolour heightened with bodycolour
47 x 32 cm (18 1/2 x 12 1/2 in)
Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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191

Attributed to Sir James Charles Harris KCVO Hon RI (1831-1904)
An extensive view of Nice
pen and brown ink over pencil
23 x 45 cm (9 x 17 1/2 in)

Note: this drawing shows the influence of Edward Lear, whom Harris is likely to have met when Lear spent the winter of 1864-65 in Nice

Estimate: 150-250

Nil

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120

192

A folio of 19th century watercolours and drawings, mainly landscapes, including views in the Alps, Scotland, the Middle East, country houses, etc, some in an album (about 45)
Estimate: 120-180

Nil

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400

193

A. E. Barker (19th century)
A grey horse in a stable
watercolour, signed and dated 1843 lower left
unframed, 15 x 19 cm (6 x 7 1/2 in)
together with a chalk drawing of two horses and a fox, a watercolour study of a young lady (possibly over a photographic base) and two Chinese watercolours (5)
Estimate: 70-100

Nil

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194

R. H. Giles (fl. 1826-1876)
Study for a portrait of a lady
pencil, signed with initials and dated 1832 lower right
unframed, 27 x 22 cm (10 1/2 x 8 1/2 in)
together with an unframed study of a male nude signed 'Anquetin' from the collection of Theodore Besterman and other drawings and watercolours

Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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195

Norman Thelwell (1923-2004)
Penelope and her pony Kipper, within a horseshoe
pen and ink, signed, inscribed 'Good luck and best wishes' and dated 1966
unframed, 10 x 14 cm (4 x 5 1/2 in)
Estimate: 300-500

Nil

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420

196

Julian Trevelyan (1910-1988)
A study for the lithograph 'Green Oxen', published 1968 by Leslie Waddington Prints
pencil, signed and dated '65 upper left
unframed, 12 x 19 cm (5 x 7 1/2 in)
Estimate: 1000-1500

Nil

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197

Eliot Hodgkin (1905-1987)
A study of horse chestnut leaves
the undergrowth pencil, the leaves watercolour, with colour notes and tests, signed lower right
unframed, the sheet 23 x 24 cm (9 x 9 1/2 in)
Estimate: 150-250

Nil

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198

Violet Prosser (20th century)
A ewer designed by A. W. N. Pugin
watercolour and bodycolour, inscribed lower right 'Violet Prosser / Evening School'
unframed, 40 x 23 cm (16 x 9 in)
Estimate: 70-100

Nil

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199

Edwin Austin Abbey RA (American, 1852-1911)
Two figures in an 18th century interior, an illustration for She Stoops to Conquer
pen and ink, signed and dated 1883 lower right
25.5 x 29 cm (10 x 11 1/2 in)
Estimate: 150-250

Nil

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110

200

English school, 19th century
Silhouette portraits of George Nelson and Charlotte Nelson, full length
pen and watercolour heightened with gum arabic, both inscribed verso
23 x 14 cm (9 x 5 1/2 in)
Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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201

Frederick Harry Baines (1910-1995)
An Indian mother and child
brush and ink with black chalk, heightened with white, squared for transfer, signed lower right
50 x 39 cm (19 1/2 x 15 1/2 in)

Provenance: the vendor's uncle, who served with Baines in India and remained a friend in later life
Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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202

Frederick Harry Baines (1910-1995)
'Marathi Women'
gouache on grey paper, signed and dated '54 lower right, inscribed on back of frame
42 x 34 cm (16 1/2 x 13 1/2 in)

Provenance: the vendor's uncle, who served with Baines in India and remained a friend in later life
Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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203

A. Corsi Lalli (Italian, 1849-1937), after Titian
A miniature portrait of 'La Bella', after the original in the Palazzo Pitti, Florence
watercolour on ivory or ivorine, signed and dated 1884 lower right
8 x 6 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in), in a white metal frame with suspensory loop
Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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204

A. Corsi Lalli (Italian, 1849-1937), after Guercino
A miniature portrait of a young man, possibly the artist
watercolour on ivory or ivorine, signed and dated 1883 or 1888 right centre
oval, 6 x 4.5 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in), in a white metal frame with suspensory loop
Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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205

A. Corsi Lalli (Italian, 1849-1937), after Van Dyck
A miniature portrait of the artist
watercolour on ivory or ivorine, signed right centre
oval, 6 x 4.5 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in), in a white metal frame with suspensory loop
Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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206

English school, 19th century
A miniature portrait of a young man
watercolour on ivory or ivorine, in a gilded Florentine frame
7 x 4.5 cm (2 3/4 x 1 3/4 in)
together with an unframed miniature and a print of Mary, Queen of Scots (3)

Estimate: 100-150

Nil

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100

207

Henry Wallis RWS (1830-1916)
A musical gathering
watercolour heightened with bodycolour, on paper stretched over a panel stamped 'Newman', inscribed on lower turnover
40 x 30 cm (16 x 12 in)

Note: the inscription reads: The Music Lesson / Sketch for the original (which is in my possession) [...] painted by my Father Henry Wallis RWS / signed Harold Wallis [illegible date, possibly 22.?.89, and address]. An oil on panel, of exactly the same composition and dimensions and signed 'HW', was sold at Sotheby's, Belgravia, 10 April 1973 (lot 195)
Estimate: 300-500

Nil

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500

208

Audrey Hammond (late 20th century)
'Deerhurst, Near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire'
watercolour, signed lower right, with label verso
27 x 46 cm (10 1/2 x 18 in)

Provenance: Century Galleries, Henley-on-Thames
Estimate: 80-120

Nil

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80

209

P. C. Rayne (20th century)
'Country Road'
pastel, with artist's label verso
40 x 60 cm (15 1/2 x 23 1/2 in)

Exhibited: The Pastel Society, The R. I. Galleries, London
Estimate: 70-100

Nil

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210

Lancelot Speed (1860-1931)
Five costume designs for mummers - 'Saint George', 'The Dragon', 'A Leech', 'A Valiant Soldier' and 'The Saracen'
watercolour and gouache with black backgrounds, inscribed with notes, signed and inscribed with artist's address verso
unframed, 42 x 28 cm (16 1/2 x 11 in) (3)
Estimate: 300-500

Nil

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270

211

Lancelot Speed (1860-1931)
Six costume designs - four soldiers and two naval officers
watercolour and gouache with black backgrounds, inscribed with notes, signed and inscribed with artist's address verso
unframed, 42 x 28 cm (16 1/2 x 11 in) (6)
Estimate: 200-300

Nil

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212

Lancelot Speed (1860-1931)
Eight costume and prop designs, including 'Net Menders', 'Yokels', 'Rustic', 'A Carter' and 'The Butler'
watercolour and gouache with black backgrounds, some inscribed, most signed and inscribed with artist's address verso
unframed, 42 x 28 cm (16 1/2 x 11 in)
Estimate: 300-500

Nil

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