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 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 ProvenanceJohn Sutton Hoare, a portraitist in oil and pastel settled in London in the 1720s and was apprenticed to the Flemish painter…

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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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Stanley Inchbold, RBA

Stanley Inchbold, RBA (1856-1921) KT 173 The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem Signed l.r.: STANLEY INCHBOLD, watercolour over traces of pencil 37.3 x 26.5 cm Stanley Inchbold studied art under Sir Hurbert von Herkomer. He exhibited at the leading London galleries from 1884, namely at the Royal Academy and New Watercolour Society, and was also a member…

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John Ward, R.A.

John Ward, R.A. (British 1917-2007) KT 187 Still Life with Marigolds Signed and dated l.r.: John Ward/1995, watercolour over pencil with white chalk on grey paper 18.5 x 27.2 cm Exhibited Mall Galleries, ‘The Discerning Eye’, 1990 This charming drawing is a fine example of Ward at his fluent best. The artist’s work can be…

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Patrick Nasmyth

Patrick Nasmyth (British 1787-1831) KT 160 Studies of figures by a wooden fence Signed l.l.: PATK NASMYTH, pencil on laid paper with a partial Strasburg Lily watermark 10.2 x 15.4 cm ProvenanceColonel M.H. Grant; acquired from him by L.G. Duke on 16 July 1970 (no. 135) These figures may have been observed at a race meeting.…

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George Richmond, R.A.

George Richmond, R.A. (1809-1896) KT 175 Ann Oram, the artist’s mother seated in a chair Signed with initials, dated 1829 and inscribed in pencil l.r.: My dear Mother, pen and brown ink and brown and grey wash over traces of pencil Irregular, 16.7 x 10.7 cm ProvenanceWalter Coleridge Richmond, the artist’s son, by family descent…

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