BADA Fair, Duke of York Square, London March 2018

BADA Fair, Duke of York Square, London March 2018 We were delighted at the success of our first appearance at the BADA fair in Chelsea. Karen organised Spink’s stands at the fair in the 1990s, and has always liked it as an elegant fair of a manageable size which is a pleasure to visit. It…

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Thomas Rowlandson, British painter

Thomas Rowlandson (British 1756-1827) KT 191 SOLD Preparing for supper Signed l.l.: T. Rowlandson., pen and grey ink and watercolour over traces of pencil on laid paper 17 x 21.1 cm Provenance Leger Galleries, November 1967; Dr E. Wilkes Exhibited Sheffield City Art Galleries, ‘Local Heritage’, 17 April 1970 – 7 May 1970, no. 67…

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Edward Lear, R.A.

Edward Lear, R.A. (1812-1888) KT198 SOLD The Bay of Naples with Vesuvius, Italy Signed, dated and inscribed l.r.: Napoli./EdwardLear./7.07.1840.-, pencil with white on blue paper 17 x 24 cm Provenance Private Collection, London until 2017 Lear lived in Rome from December 1837 until 1848 as part of an international community of artists, a happy and…

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John White Abbott

John White Abbott (British 1763-1851) KT190 Trees Dated l.r.: July 27. 1833, pen and grey ink and wash 35 x 23.5 cm This is a charming example of White Abbott’s celebrated and ‘modern’ style of drawing, with its use of clear pen and ink outline and flat washes, derived from the style of his teacher…

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Sir Gerald Festus Kelly, P.R.A. (British 1879-1972)

Sir Gerald Festus Kelly, P.R.A. (British 1879-1972) The Great Wall of China Oil on board 32.5 x 42 cm Exhibited Martyn Gregory Gallery, ‘Modern British Painters’, October 1988, Catalogue no. 52, no. 34 This is a study for a painting of the same size of the Great Wall of China exhibited at the Royal Hibernian…

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John Chessell Buckler

John Chessell Buckler (British 1793-1894) North-East view of Lyte’s Carey, Somerset and South view of Lyte’s Carey, Somerset A pair, each signed and dated l.r.: J.C. Buckler 1834, each inscribed with title on mount, pen and grey ink and grey wash over traces of pencil, in burr maple frames stamped JB180 and JB186 Each 30…

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Gainsborough Dupont

Gainsborough Dupont (British 1754-1797) Portrait of Anthony Atkinson reading a book Inscribed and dated below: Anthony Atkinson-Obit 1785 , graphite with red chalk, the sheet laid on a purple wash line mount with a black border Drawing 12 x 12.5 cm; sheet 19.6 x 14.5 cm ProvenanceFrost and Reed, London, no. D9988, 171 Another very…

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Hoare

William Hoare of Bath (British 1707-1792) KT 171 SOLD William Hoare of Bath (British 1707-1792) A girl reading a book Black chalk on laid paper with an unidentified oval watermark 14.8 x 19.8 cm Provenance John Sutton Hoare, a portraitist in oil and pastel settled in London in the 1720s and was apprenticed to the…

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Joseph Murray Ince

Joseph Murray Ince (British 1806-1859) KT 193 Clovelly, Devon Signed and dated l.l.: JM Ince 1851, watercolour over traces of pencil with stopping and scratching out, touches of bodycolour and gum arabic, inscribed in pencil verso in a later hand: Clovelly town & bay North Devon by Joseph Ince 1851 22 x 34.5 cm ProvenanceThe Fine Art…

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