LIST 522

JANUARY 2022

Issued 5pm 11th January


HAPPY NEW YEAR!

As this List is appearing slightly later in the month, there will be no ‘Part II’.

LIST 523 (Part I) will be published at 5pm on Tuesday 1st February,
and LIST 523 (Part II) at 5pm on Tuesday 15th February.


  • ANON (Nineteenth-Century)
    ‘Only a Shilling’. Brush and ink. Inscribed and dated, ‘Sketched by Sig. Monte Sept. 1873’. 7.5×5.75 inches.
    £180
  • Aldridge R.A., John (1905 – 1983)
    Italy; ‘Naples 2 Nov 45’. Pencil. Inscribed and dated, 1945. Provenance: Ian Tregarthen Jenkin. 7.25×10 inches. Framed: 14.75×17 inches.
  • Anderson C.B.E. R.A. R.E., Stanley (1884 – 1966)
    ‘The Sadler’; ‘And all his prospects bright’ning to the last, His Heaven commences ere the world be passed (Goldsmith)’. Engraving. Signed. 1946. Edition of 65. 7.25×6.25 inches.
  • ANON (Nineteenth-Century)
    Profile portrait of a man in spectacles. Oil on board. c.1820. 8.25×6.5 inches. Framed: 14.5×12.5 inches.
  • Athow (fl.1790-1820), Thomas
    Kent; Combwell Priory, Near Tunbridge Wells. A pair of watercolours. c.1800. Exhibited: Colnaghi, where attributed to ‘T. Athow’. 12×20 inches. Framed: 22×29 inches.
  • Baumer R.I. P.S., Lewis (1870 – 1963)
    Portrait of a young woman. Gouache. c.1920. Signed. 14.5×11 inches.
  • Beer, Richard (1928 – 2017)
    Sicily; San Stefano, Piazza Armerina. Etching and aquatint. Signed, titled and editioned 47/100. 24×17.5 inches.
  • Berlin, Sven (1911 – 1999)
    Whippet. Marble, with cut glass button eyeballs. Monogrammed. 8"x12"xD4.5" inches.
  • Baynes, Anthony (1921 – 2003)
    Studio interior with fish. Oil on board. Signed and dated, 1977. 12×8.75 inches. Framed: 14.5×11.25 inches.
  • Boyd, Kit (born 1970)
    ‘Man on a Laptop (Early Morning)’ Etching and aquatint. Signed, titled and editioned 27/30. 5.75×8 inches.
  • Binder (Lady Elwyn-Jones), Pearl (1904 – 1990)
    ‘Powhaten’ [sic. Powhatan]. Lithograph. Artists’s Proof. Signed, inscribed, dated 1970 and dedicated ‘For Bill with love’. 22×15 inches.
  • Bulman (Late Eighteenth Century), Job
    Northumberland; ‘Brinkburn Priory’. Watercolour. Inscribed verso. 10×16 inches.
  • Cameron R.S.A. R.E., Sir David Young (1865 – 1945)
    Scotland; ‘The Woody Tay’. Charcoal. Signed. Exhibited: James Connell & Sons, Glasgow. 12×22 inches. Framed: 21×31.5 inches.
    £1,750
  • Chinese School
    Figure playing a Erhu / Chinese Violin. Woodcut. 8×8 inches.
  • Cliffe, Henry (1919 – 1983)
    Still Life with Fish. Pencil. c.1950. Provenance: a collection of sketchbook drawings by Cliffe. 4×6.5 inches.
  • Chinnery, George (1774 – 1852)
    A Chinese woman carrying a child. Pencil, pen and ink. Ex. Collection: Cyril Fry, 4.5×3.5 inches.
  • Crichton-Stuart, Lady James (Née Hannah Tighe) (1800 – 1872)
    Italy; Rome, the Forum from the Capitoline. Watercolour. c.1830. Provenance: A album of watercolours by the artist, by family descent. 12.5×9.5 inches.
  • Devis, Anthony (1729 – 1816)
    A Woodpecker for Miss Brodie. Pencil and watercolour. Inscribed: ‘Mrs Devis old Uncle presents his Comp to Miss Brodie. Hopes she is well. Begs her acceptance of this little Bird which was seen in his Garden. Dec 1803’. Ex. Collection: Cyril Fry, 3.25×2 inches.
  • Dodd, Joseph Josiah (1809 – 1894)
    ‘The West front of Milan Cathedral’. Ink and watercolour over some etched line. Signed and inscribed. 26.25×21.25 inches. Framed: 28×43 inches.
  • Dunstan R.A., Bernard (1920 – 2017)
    Life drawing. Pastels. 2.75×5 inches. Framed: 10×12 inches.
  • Farny, Henry (1847 – 1916)
    Italy; Vesuvius from the Bay of Naples. Oil on canvas laid on card. Signed and indistinctly dated. Farny studied in Europe 1867-1870. Inscribed verso ‘Estate of Daniel Henry Farny / Stockton California 1987’. Daniel Henry Farny the artist’s son (1908-1981) lived at Stockton and his wife still lived there in 1986. 8.5×14.75 inches.
  • Flett, Alex Edward Campbell (born 1914)
    ‘Coastline’. Watercolour and gouache. Signed, titled and dated 1955, verso. 9.5×20.5 inches. Framed: 11.75×23 inches.
  • Goddard (Nineteenth Century), Fred
    France; a South Eastern Railway Steam Packet disembarking at Boulogne. Watercolour. Signed and dated, March 1881. 17×23.5 inches.
  • Havers, Alice Mary (1850 – 1890)
    Mother and Child. Oil on card study for a composition. Signed / inscribed. Ex. Collection: Cyril Fry. 3.25×4.5 inches.
  • Hilder OBE, Rowland (1905 – 1993)
    Farm and Oasts. Charcoal. Signed. 5.25×8.25 inches.
  • Hyatt, Derek (1931 – 2015)
    Italy; ‘Trento’ / ‘Alpine Landscape’. Oil on board. Signed and dated, 1985. Signed, titled and dated verso. 24×24 inches.
    £975
  • Hills O.W.S., Robert (1769 – 1844)
    Surrey; ‘From Mr Lock’s Park towards Leatherhead’. William Lock of Norbury was a patron and collector. His son William Lock the Younger (1769-1847) was a pupil of Gilpin and of Fuseli in Rome. Watercolour. Inscribed. Ex. Collection: Cyril Fry. 3.25×5.75 inches.
  • Lajoüe (After), Jacques de (1687 – 1721)
    ‘L’Architecture’. Etching and engraving. From the suite of prints after the 13 paintings (c.1735-36) by Lajoüe made for the Duc de Picquigny. First published in 1737, this print is from the third issue of the plates c.1741-44. The prints were made by Charles-Nicolas Cochin (1715-1790). Ex. Collection: David Scrase. 10.5×14.5 inches.
  • MacNab R.E., Iain (1890 – 1967)
    ‘The Brave Bull’. Wood engraving. 1951. Signed and editioned, 12/50. 6.5×9.5 inches.
  • Leighton, Clare (1898 – 1989)
    ‘Dawn in the train to Mostar’ (MH.34). Wood engraving. Proof. 1926. Inscribed by the artist beneath the mount. Printed in an edition of 75. Provenance: The Artist to Hilaire Belloc, and by descent. 5.75×7.25 inches. Framed: 13.25×14.5 inches.
  • Pocock OWS, Nicholas (1740 – 1821)
    Isle of Wight; ‘Cliff Cottage, West Cowes’. Pen, ink and watercolour. Titled and dated ‘6th’ to part of an original backing. Provenance: A large group of works by Pocock bought by A and H at Sotheby’s 16/4/1981. 7.5×10.5 inches.
  • Minton, John (1917 – 1957)
    Portrait of a young man. Pen and ink. c.1950. Signed. Exhibited: Michael Parkin, ‘John Minton and Friends’, 1997, no.2. 14.5×10 inches. Framed: 22×18 inches.
  • Nixon, John (1755 – 1818)
    ‘Race Ground, Brighton 1804’. Pen, ink and watercolour. Inscribed and dated, 1804. Provenance: The French Hospital of La Providence.
    £675
  • Procktor R.A., Patrick (1936 – 2003)
    Italy; The Bacino, Venice / ‘Riva II’. Aquatint. 1978. Signed and numbered 15/75. 10.5×27 inches.
  • Renoir, Pierre-Auguste (1841 – 1919)
    ‘Sur la plage, à Berneval’. Julie Manet, Berthe Morisot’s daughter, and her cousin watching bathers from the beach. Etching. Delteil 5, 3rd State. c.1892. Signed in the plate. First published in Paris, 1919 by H. Floury for Theodore Duret’s ‘Les Peintres Impressionistes’. Ex. Collection: David Scrase. 4.5×3 inches.
  • Rowlandson, Thomas (1756 – 1827)
    Etruscan Figures. Pen, ink and watercolour. Signed. Stamped: Achenbach Foundation for Grapic Arts. 5.5×10 inches.
  • Stark, James (1794 – 1859)
    A Bonnet. Pencil, watercolour and gouche. Ex. Collection: Cyril Fry. 4×2.75 inches.
  • Stothard R.A., Thomas (1755 – 1834)
    Classical figure. Pen, ink and monochrome wash. Ex. Collection: Cyril Fry. 2.25×1.25 inches.
  • Shepherd, Thomas Hosmer (1793 – 1864)
    A new City Church and Rectory. Pencil and watercolour. c.1850, but probably based on one of Hosmer Shepherd’s earlier drawings of c.1820. Signed. 7×9 inches.
  • Thomas, Margaret (1916 – 2016)
    Still life. Oil on board. Signed. 23.5×29.5 inches. Framed: 28×34 inches.
  • Suddaby, Rowland (1912 – 1978)
    Yorkshire; ‘Coast near Whitby’. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated, 1937. Exhibited: City of Bradford, Corporation Art Gallery; Redfern Gallery. 19.5×23.75 inches. Framed: 25×29 inches.
  • Sweet (fl.1920-1930), Dorothy
    ‘London’s Highway’; St Pauls from the South Bank. Etching. Signed and titled. 18.75×15.75 inches. Framed: 6×9.75 inches.
  • Tennant, Lady Emma (born 1943)
    ‘Lillies’. Watercolour. Signed and dated 1993/1994. 21.75×13.5 inches. Framed: 28.5×20.5 inches.
  • Thornton, Valerie (1931 – 1991)
    ‘Etruscan Figures with Chariots and Birds (Ceramic)’. Pencil, chalks and watercolour. c.1990. Artist’s label verso. Exhibited: Redfern Gallery 1992. 11.75×13.75 inches. Framed: 19.75×21.5 inches.
  • Underwood, Leon (1890 – 1975)
    The Tulip Girl. Etching. 1921. Proof. 6.75×5 inches. Framed: 16.75×13 inches.
  • Varley O.W.S., John (1778 – 1842)
    Northumberland; Lindisfarne, Holy Island. Watercolour. Signed and dated, 1811. Provenance: Lieutenant-Colonel George Harold Hay, D.S.O., Duns Castle, Berwickshire (1893-1967); Christie’s, 14.03.1967, Lot 91 [Illustrated]; Ruskin Gallery; Private Collection, Massachussets; Skinner Inc., Boston, 18.11.2005, Lot 96; Private Collection, Scotland. 9×13 inches.
  • Wardle, Arthur (1860 – 1949)
    Studies of a lioness. Chalks. 8.5×10 inches. Framed: 14×16.5 inches.
  • Wedgwood R.E., Geoffrey (1900 – 1977)
    ‘Sospello’. Engraving. Signed and titled. 1935. 7.5×11.5 inches.
  • Whistler, Rex (1905 – 1944)
    ‘Green Outside’, a dust jacket design. Pencil, pen and ink. Dust jacket deisgn for Elizabeth Godley, ‘Green Outside’, Chatto & Windus, London, 1931. 8×6.25 inches.
  • Woodward, George Moutard (1765 – 1809)
    ‘A Dearth of Business or Every body out of Town’. Pen, ink and watercolour. signed and inscribed. Ex. Collection: Iolo Williams. Literature: Iolo Willimas, ‘Early English Watercolours…’, London 1970, p.143. 19×25.5 inches. Framed: 26.5×33 inches.

WYE VALLEY

This group of eight drawings were made by Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Batty (1789-1848). Seven presumably came from the same sketchbook; they are identical in size and when arranged by date make a coherent journey. As Batty included the day of the week in some of his dating (E.g. ‘Saturday 18th July’) his Tour can be pinned down to a handful of possible years. He served in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo, but could have made a trip in 1818. However, we feel 1829 (the next year in which there was a Saturday 18th July, Sunday 19th etc.) is the most likely.

Although an amateur Batty illustrated a number of continental travel books throughout the 1820s. He was a confident and accomplished draughtsman. His manner is close to John Glover’s, from whom he must have taken lessons. So too must his sister Elizabeth, whose drawings of Italy we showed in 2019 and can be seen HERE.

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