Thomas Bardwell

Thomas Bardwell (British 1704-1767) The Longe family of Spixworth Hall, near Norwich Gouache on vellum, in the original swept frame with labels attached, inscribed on a former label: ‘…ell Pinxt…about the year 1756’ 28 x 24 cm; 11 x 9 1/2 inches Provenance Sotheby’s, London, 22 March 1979, lot 84; Davis & Long Company, New…

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Edward Lear R.A. – Potamos

Edward Lear, R.A. (1812-1888) Potamos, Cerigo (present day Kythera) Inscribed in pen and brown ink with location in Greek l.r. and dated: 21. May 5 P.M. 1863 and again in pencil and numbered 189, further extensively inscribed with colour notes and comments, pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil, inscribed and numbered verso: 159/Lon…?…

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Edward Lear – The plains of Lombardy

Edward Lear, R.A. (1812-1888) The plains of Lombardy from Monte Generoso Inscribed and dated l.l.: Monte Generoso/1879, and further inscribed with colour notes, pen and brown ink over pencil 25 x 51.5 cm Lear returned to Varese and Monte Generoso, on the border between Italy and Switzerland between lakes Lugano and Como, from June 29…

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Joseph Severn (1793-1879)

Joseph Severn (1793-1879) Sketching at the Baths of Caracalla, Rome Inscribed on the reverse: Henry Acland from W (?) Severn- March 26 1839 – Drawn together May 1838
Oil on paper 25 by 39.5 cm., 9 3⁄4 by 15 1⁄2 in. Provenance: Given by Joseph or Walter Severn (b. 1830), to Sir Henry Wentworth Acland;
By descent…

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Antoine-Ignace Melling

Antoine-Ignace Melling (Karlsruhe 1763-Paris 1831) Vue de l’embouchure de la Mer Noire Inscribed l.l.: No 1, watercolour over traces of pencil with touches of gum arabic and scratching out, inscribed with title and numbered on reverse of backing: Vue de l’embouchure de la Mer Noire, further inscribed in white bodycolour on a strip originally below…

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George Dennis CME (1814-1898)

George Dennis CME (1814-1898) The Puerta Romana, Cordova Signed with initials, inscribed and dated verso: G.D. 1836/Puerta Romana/Cordoba, watercolour over pencil 22 x 32 cm Provenance Bernard Williams Weller (1870-1944), journalist and critic George Dennis was an English artist, explorer and writer. He left school at 15 but was a prodigious linguist, who taught himself…

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David Cox (1783-1859)

David Cox (1783-1859) A terrace with figures in seventeenth century costume Signed and dated l.l.: David Cox.1836, watercolour over pencil with scratching out 18 x 26 cm In the summer of 1836 Cox spent a few weeks at Rowsley, painting at Haddon Hall. He made several watercolours of elegant figures in seventeenth century costume strolling…

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Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A.

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, R.A. (1802-1873) A fennec fox Inscribed l.c.: stuff: spec:, pencil 11.5 x 18.2 cm Provenance Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, no. 23392; John and Carolyn Sergeant, until 2017 Return to Works For Sale

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James Ward

James Ward, R.A. (1769-1859) Study of a helmet Signed with initials l.r.: JW.RA and inscribed with artist’s shorthand, pencil 27.1 x 25 cm Provenance Probably by descent in the artist’s family to Edith Winifred Jackson, Ward’s great granddaughter; Thomas H. Knowles, 1932, and by descent to his son T.W. Knowles, 1956, by whom given to…

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