LIST 516

JULY 2021


THANK YOU to everyone involved in organising and running another excellent London Art Week. The event finished on the 16th July. But, for those of you who didn’t, or couldn’t, make it to London, there is still lots to see on the website, including recordings of the talks and panel discussions that took place (CLICK HERE).

Augustus John O.M. R.A. (1878-1961)
David John (1902-1974), the artist’s son.
Oil on canvas. c.1920.
SOLD during London Art Week


(Issued 5pm Tuesday 6th July)

  • ANON (Eighteenth-Century)
    Portrait of Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801) Chalks. Inscribed ‘Lavater’ verso. 6.5×4.5 inches. Framed: 11.25×9 inches.
  • ANON (Nineteenth-Century)
    Yellow hat and Parasol. Watercolour. c.1850. 4×7 inches. Framed: 12×14.5 inches.
  • Anderson C.B.E. R.A. R.E., Stanley (1884 – 1966)
    ‘The Old Tinker’. Engraving. Signed, titled and inscribed ‘edition of 50 proofs’. 7×5.5 inches.
  • Austin R.A. R.E., Robert Sargent (1895 – 1973)
    ‘Before Mass’ (CD64). Engraving. 1926. Edition of 60. Provenance: the artist’s daughter, Rachel c.1990. Prints from the edition remained in the artist’s collection unsigned until they were sold. 5×4.5 inches.
  • Barrett Snr R.A., George (1732 – 1784)
    A landscape with travellers, possibly the Lake District. Monochrome wash. c.1775. Provenance: Cornish Torbock, his sale Sotheby’s 14/4/1994, to A and H. 14×18 inches. Framed: 22.5×26 inches.
  • Baynes, Anthony (1921 – 2003)
    Mediterranean still life. Oil on card. Signed and dated, 1977. 9.5×6.5 inches. Framed: 12.5×9.5 inches.
  • Beresford-Williams, Mary (born 1931)
    Devon; ‘Autumn Landscape. The River Dart’, presumably near Brixham. Oil on canvas. Signed. Signed verso and titled to the artist’s label. 22.25×46.5 inches. Framed: 27×51 inches.
  • Brunsdon A.R.C.A., John (1933 – 2014)
    ‘Cloud Range’, Norfolk. Etching and aquatint. Signed, titled, editioned 41/75 and dated 1973. 23.5×18 inches.
  • Callow R.W.S., William (1812 – 1908)
    Italy; Venice, The Grand Canal. Pencil. Signed with monogram and dated, ‘1st Sept 1840’. 10.25×14.5 inches. Framed: 18×22 inches.
  • Cope R.A., Charles West (1811 – 1890)
    ‘Mama & Emily’. Pencil. Inscribed and dated, ‘Feb 12 / 1840’. Provenance: A large collection of drawings by Cope bought at Sotheby’s 2/7/2003. 7.5×5.5 inches.
  • Cruikshank, George (1792 – 1878)
    Self study in profile. Pencil. Signed and inscribed ‘Self’. Verso: further self studies in profile. 6×3.25 inches. Framed: 14.5×11 inches.
  • Clarke Hall, Edna (1879 – 1979)
    Cathy at the hearth; a study for Wuthering Heights. Pen and ink. c.1902. Provenance: Dennis Clarke Hall. 11.75×9.5 inches. Framed: 20×17.25 inches.
  • Dick (Early Nineteenth Century), Janet
    ‘Jasmine’. Watercolour. Signed, inscribed and dated ‘Feb. 24th 1803’. 18×11 inches.
  • Douglas M.P. F.R.S.E. (1784?-1821), William
    Italy; Rome, the Temple of Hercules Victor (AKA The Temple of Vesta) and the Piazza Bocca della Verità. Pen, ink and watercolour. c.1816-1818. Douglas funded and accompanied Hugh William ‘Grecian’ Williams F.R.S.E. (1773-1829) on his tour of the continent. The figure seated sketching to the left of the fountain is likely Williams. Provenance: The ‘De la Hanty Album’. Exhibited: Stephen Somerville (as Hugh William ‘Grecian’ Williams). I would like to thank Dr Joe Rock for his generous help is cataloguing this picture. 10×17.25 inches. Framed: 20.5×26.5 inches.
  • Dighton, Robert (1752 – 1814)
    Self Portrait; a frontispiece for the artist’s ‘Book of Heads’. Etching and engraving, from a self portrait drawing now in the NPG (NPG 2815). Carington Bowles engraved and published Dighton’s self portrait, in 1787. It was reprinted as the frontispiece to the ‘Book of Heads’, also published by Bowles, in 1795. 6×4.5 inches.
  • Eldridge R.W.S., Mildred (1909 – 1991)
    Italy; ‘A…al(?) in Sept’. Pencil and watercolour. Inscribed. Provenance: The artist’s estate. 10×14 inches.
  • Hennell, Thomas (1903 – 1945)
    Ploughing. Oil on canvas. c.1940. Signed. Provenance: the artist’s sister; Michael MacLeod. 13.75×15.75 inches.
  • Foster R.W.S., Miles Birket (1825 – 1899)
    Scotland; Linlithgow Castle. Watercolour. Signed. Provenance: Sothebys Belgravia 27.4.1982 (as Ex. Collections Lady Rothschild; tHenry Duggan). 3.25×5 inches. Framed: 12×13.25 inches.
  • Hesse, Henri Joseph (1781 – 1849)
    A French Student. Chalks. Signed. Inscribed on the verso of the frame, in a modern hand, ‘Jeune Etudiant Purtant une Fouragere’ (sic. Pourtant une Fouragere). Exhibited: Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, ‘Nineteenth Century French Drawings’, 1978, No.9. 11×9.5 inches. Framed: 18.5×16.5 inches.
  • Guys, Constantin (1802 – 1892)
    French Carriage Footmen. Pen, ink and watercolour. Exhibited: Matthiesen, June 1948; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, ‘Nineteenth Century Drawings and some Sculpture’, 1996, No.10. 5.25×6.25 inches. Framed: 9.25×10 inches.
  • Green (Twentieth Century), David
    ‘Figure Study’. Gouache. Label verso ‘Kenn Group, Exeter’ giving the artist’s address as 8 Willow Road London NW3 and price 3 gns. 4.75×2.25 inches. Framed: 13×9 inches.
  • Howitt, Samuel (1756 – 1822)
    River bank. Pen, ink and watercolour. c.1800. Exhibited: Albany Gallery; A and H. 3.5×5 inches. Framed: 10.5×11.5 inches.
  • Hilder OBE, Rowland (1905 – 1993)
    Summer Bouquet. Gouache. In collaboration with his wife Edith (1904-1992). Signed by Edith and Rowland Hilder. 20.25×19 inches. Framed: 28×26.5 inches.
  • Landells, Ebenezer (1808 – 1860)
    London; a ‘Distant view of Kingston’. Pencil. Inscribed. Provenance: An album of drawings by Landells. 5.5×9 inches.
  • Lear, Edward (1812 – 1888)
    Greece; Corfu, the view ‘from Spartera’. Pencil, pen and ink. Inscribed and dated, 12th May 1862, the artist’s 50th Birthday. An extract from the artist’s diary: ‘Monday, 12 May 1862 / My 50th birthday. Rose at 4.20: ― off by 5.15. Long winding paths through olive groves: then dips & struggles with quite wild places, stuffed with all sorts of underwood, the old olives growing tangly all about … A man passing, & asked the way to Sparterò … superb scenery all about the place … the quiet, warmth, & semishade are delightful … After death perhaps I shall be a tree ― a cloud ― a cabbage ― or silence in the next world: but most possibly an ass … At 1, or 1.30 ― into the Monastery, & drew till 3 ― awfully tortured by fleas, & obliged to stand in the sun all the time. As soon as I got to the sea I bathed ― killing 11 fleas first …’. 12×19.5 inches. Framed: 19×26 inches.
  • Leitch, William Leighton (1804 – 1883)
    Sunrise. Watercolour. Provenance: a large group of drawings by Leitch bought at Christies 13.09.89. 3.5×5.25 inches.
  • MacKinnon, Sine (1901 – 1996)
    Italy; ‘Isola di Capri’. Watercolour. Signed. Provenance: The Redfern Gallery, July 1946. 12.25×18.75 inches. Framed: 20.5×25.5 inches.
  • Mears R.G.A. B.E.F., Gunner F. J. (1890 – 1929)
    Western Front, WWI; ‘Rouge Hill’. Ink, pencil, watercolour and silver paint. Signed. Titled verso and inscribed: “God in thy mercy never let / me hear anyone speak of / the Glory of War” (Ralph Scott). 6×9.75 inches. Framed: 15.75×19 inches.
  • Malet, Guy Seymour (1900 – 1973)
    Campin’s Farm, Warwickshire. Watercolour. c.1935. Signed. 12.5×19 inches. Framed: 20×26 inches.
  • Minton, John (1917 – 1957)
    South Downs garden landscape. Pen, ink, watercolour and gouache. Signed and dated, 1956. 10.5×14.5 inches. Framed: 17.25×20.75 inches.
  • Nevinson, Christopher Richard Wynne (1889 – 1946)
    France; Paris, the Rue De Rivoli. Etching. 1921. Signed. 11.5×7.25 inches. Framed: 21×17 inches.
  • Peri, Peter Laszlo (1899 – 1967)
    ‘Western Culture’. Etching and aquatint. c.1945. Provenance: Jeffrey Sherwin. 8×11 inches.
  • Piper C.H., John (1903 – 1992)
    Life drawing. Pen, ink and pastel. 1962. Signed and dated. 20×13.5 inches. Framed: 30.25×22.5 inches.
  • Rushbury R.A. R.E., Sir Henry (1889 – 1968)
    France; Canal de la Douane, Marseille (JR43). Drypoint. 1923. Third (final) state. Edition of 50. Signed. 8.5×9.25 inches.
  • Serres, John Thomas (1759 – 1825)
    Italy; figure studies. Pen, ink and wash. Signed and dated, 1790. Exhibited: A and H, ‘An Italian Journey 1790-1792; Studi di figuri Italiani by J T Serres’, No.126. 10.5×6.5 inches. Framed: 19×14 inches.
  • Sandby R.A., Paul (1725 – 1809)
    Castle, possibly Isle of Mull. Etching with hand colouring. From Sandby’s group of four views of castles, one of which is inscribed ‘Duart C in Mull’. This is a rare print. The only other known impressions from the series are the uncoloured set in the BM (1904,819.611-614), and a coloured set sold at Sotheby’s, 6 June 2007 (Lot 217). Literature: Ann V. Gunn, ‘The Prints of Paul Sandby (1731-1809)’, 2015, cat. no. 376, p.321. 4×5.5 inches. Framed: 10.5×13 inches.
  • Sergeant, John (1937 – 2010)
    ‘Hand, book and cyclamen’. Chalks. Signed and dated, 1983. A study for a portrait of HM The Queen Mother, painted for Wye College, Kent. Exhibited: Maas Gallery. 13×10.5 inches. Framed: 22×18.25 inches.
  • Scott, Gordon (1914 – 2016)
    Carpenters’ workshop. Pencil and watercolour. c.1935. 11.25×14.5 inches.
  • Sickert N.E.A.C., Walter Richard (1860 – 1940)
    London; The Thames from Chiswick Mall / ‘The River at Hammersmith’. Pen and ink. c.1910. Signed. Provenance: Thomas James Cobden Sanderson (1840-1922), brother-in-law of Sickert’s first wife, Ellen Cobden; by descent and still in the family in 1959. Exhibited: Leicester Galleries. I would like to thank Dr Wendy Baron for her help in cataloguing this drawing. 6.25×4.5 inches. Framed: 11.75×9.5 inches.
  • Steer O.M., Philip Wilson (1860 – 1942)
    Shropshire; ‘The Bridge, Bridgnorth’. Oil on canvas. 1901. Signed. Exhibited: French Gallery, 1937; London Group, 1945; Adams Gallery, 1949; Plymouth Art Gallery, 1960. Provenance: Charles Goy; Sir Hugh Walpole; Capt. R. A. Peto; Mrs Rosemary Peto; Christies, 3rd June 1969, lot. 84; Clarges Gallery. Literature: Bruce Laughton, ‘Philip Wilson Steer’, Oxford 1971, Cat No. 287, p.141. 17×23.5 inches. Framed: 22×28.5 inches.
  • Sunderland, Thomas (1744 – 1828)
    Italy; ‘Entrance to the Mausoleum of the Scipios, one mile east of Rome’. Pencil, pen, ink and wash. 10×6.5 inches.
  • Tindle R.A., David (born 1932)
    ‘Arezzo / The Standing Egg / Blue Shell and Silver Neckless’. Egg tempera on gesso’d panel. Signed, titled and dated 1997 verso. 10×11.75 inches. Framed: 13×15 inches.
  • Urishibara, Yoshijiro (1888 – 1953)
    Anemones. Wood-cut printed in colours. Signed and editioned ‘No.60’. 12×8 inches.
  • Varley O.W.S., John (1778 – 1842)
    Sky and distant mountains; probably Wales. Watercolour. Provenance: A large collection of Varley studies exhibited with John Phillips, Summer 1987, no.24. 2.75×4.75 inches. Framed: 11.75×13 inches.
  • Walcot R.E., William (1874 – 1943)
    Italy; Venice, the Doge’s Palace courtyard with the Chapel and the Scala dei Giganti. Watercolour. Signed. 11.5×10 inches. Framed: 22×20.5 inches.
  • Wood, Christopher (1901 – 1930)
    Bathers, South of France (traditionally titled ‘Nice’). Pencil. Probably 1927. Signed with initials? Provenance: Mrs Dalzeil Smith, the artist’s sister; Stanhope Shelton, from who acquired by the previous owner’s parents in 1975. 12×7.5 inches. Framed: 20×14.5 inches.
  • Vellacott, Elizabeth (1905 – 2002)
    Scotland; Abderdeenshire, ‘Cairn Vaich’. Pencil and chalks. Signed, titled and dated 1972 verso. 18.25×22.75 inches. Framed: 20.5×25.25 inches.
  • Yarrow-Jones, Ernest (1872 – 1951)
    France; Hyeres, the Harbour Watercolour. Circa 1910. Signed. Provenance: Yarrow Jones Studio Sale, Bonhams, 3.3.1993. 8.75×11.25 inches.
  • Wilczynski, Katerina (1894 – 1978)
    Ghosts of antiquity. Ink and watercolour. Signed and dated, 1952. Indistinctly inscribed. 14.75×17.75 inches. Framed: 23×25.5 inches.

Original Sketches

with some elucidatory extracts from a Journal
made during an Excursion from Naples thro’


In the year 1825

by Elizabeth Campbell


LIST 516


(Issued 5pm Tuesday 20th July)


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