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Spring Fine Art

Absentee bids accepted until Thursday, 28 April 2022

Auction date Thursday, 28 April 2022 10:30 - 17:30 BST


Thursday 28th April at 10.30am

This auction includes the residual contents of a townhouse in Addison Road, Kensington, London W14

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Saturday 23rd April 9.30am - 12pm

Monday 25th - Wednesday 27th April, 9.30am - 5pm

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Lots per page:

Total lots: 136

Lot Title Estimate Hammer price
1 ALBRECHT ALTDORFER ( c.1480—1538) The Virgin and child in a landscape
circa 1515, engraving, 16.5cm x 12cm (B17); LUCAS CRANACH THE ELDER (c. 1472-1553) ‘The Penance of St. Chrysostom’ circa 1509, engraving, 26cm x 20.5cm (BI); and two etchings by Wenceslaus Hollar …
£800 - £1,500 £750 View
2 REMBRANDT VAN RIJN (1606-1669) 'The Descent from the Cross'
second plate, etching and engraving, 1633, 51cm x 40cm
£8,000 - £12,000 - View
3 N MASON AFTER JORIS HOEFNAGEL (1532-1601) The progress of Queen Elizabeth I to Nonsuch Palace
1780, the Queen in a carriage in the foreground surrounded by soldiers with pikes, the palace behind and trees and fields beyond, with Latin inscription to the margin "Hoc est nusquam simile" pen and…
£500 - £1,000 £1,300 View
4 ATTRIBUTED TO WILLIAM MARLOW (1740-1813) 'The Temple of Vesta at Tivoli'
en grisaille watercolour, 33cm x 28cm
£300 - £500 £420 View
5 JACQUES KUYPER (1761-1808) Venus and Cupid in a chariot
surrounded by amorini and a pair of doves, watercolour, 55cm x 40cm in a gilt frame with ribbon surmount
£300 - £500 £420 View
6 ASCRIBED TO HENRY EDRIDGE (1769-1821) Peasants and their cattle in a wooded Italianate landscape
watercolour, 64cm x 51cm
£100 - £200 - View
7 SAMUEL PROUT (1783-1852) A view of the Doge’s Palace and the Piazetta, Venice
with gondolas in the foreground, signed, watercolour on paper 50cm x 74cm

Provenance: Thomas Johnson, Christies, 13th July 1965, lot 148.

Exhibited: International Exhibition London, 1862. No.…
£1,000 - £2,000 £3,500 View
8 WILLIAM HENRY BARTLETT (1809-1854) 'The Valley of Sichen and Nablous from Mount Gerizim'
watercolour on paper, 53cm x 79cm
£200 - £400 £300 View
9 HENRY PARSONS RIVIERE (1811-1888) Rome, looking towards St. Peter's, with the Castel Sant'Angelo
watercolour, 38cm x 76cm

Provenance: Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., stock number 1419
£300 - £500 £600 View
10 EDWARD LEAR (1812-1888) Indian river landscape with palm trees and hills to the distance, probably Malabar
monogrammed lower right, watercolour, 10cm x 20cm

Provenance: Franklin Lushington (1823-1901) and thence by descent.

Franklin Lushington, the son of Edmund Henry Lushington, was appointed judge…
£1,000 - £2,000 £1,100 View
11 EDWARD LEAR (1812-1888) 'Near Calikut, Malabar'
Indian river landscape with hills to the distance, monogrammed lower right, titled lower left, watercolour, 10cm x 20cm

Calicut, now known as Kozhikode, is a city along the Malabar Coast in the…
£1,000 - £2,000 £1,800 View
12 EDWARD LEAR (1812-1888) English rural landscape with sheep grazing beside a tree
monogrammed and dated "Nov 12 1849" lower right, watercolour, 22cm x 31cm

Provenance: Franklin Lushington (1823-1901) and thence by descent.
£500 - £1,000 £500 View
13 HERCULES BRABAZON BRABAZON (1821-1906) 'Temple of Karnak, Egypt'
monogrammed, watercolour on paper 33cm x 25cm

Provenance: Christie's, 13th July 1965, part lot 221
£500 - £1,000 £2,000 View
14 HERCULES BRABAZON BRABAZON (1821-1906) 'Temple of Karnak, Egypt, with figures'
monogrammed, watercolour on paper 20cm x 14.5cm

Provenance: Christies 13th July 1965, part lot 221
£500 - £1,000 £1,500 View
15 CHARLES JONES RCA (1836-1892) 'A Welsh pony fair'
monogrammed and dated (18)87 lower right, watercolour, 51cm x 84cm
£300 - £500 - View
16 ARCHIBALD THORBURN (1860-1935) A grey partridge in flight
signed lower left, watercolour, 21.5cm x 33.75cm

Provenance: Private collection, Blandford Forum, Dorset
£3,000 - £5,000 £4,000 View
17 ATTRIBUTED TO SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE (1769-1830) A portrait of Anne Wellesley, Countess of Mornington
three-quarter length, the sitter depicted with her hands resting in her lap, pencil and wash, bearing pencil signature lower left, 22.5cm x 17.5cm (oval)

Anne Wellesley (née Hill-Trevor), Countess…
£100 - £200 £240 View
18 ATTRIBUTED TO DAVID COX (1783-1859) 'Calais Pier'
bearing signature lower left, watercolour, 16cm x 26cm

Note: With pencil inscription verso stating that the signature was probably later inscribed by another hand
£100 - £200 £100 View
19 ATTRIBUTED TO DAVID COX (1783-1859) 'A Lane in North Wales'
bearing signature lower left, watercolour and black chalk, 13.5cm x 18cm

Provenance: The Collection of W.J. Finch
£100 - £200 £100 View
20 ASCRIBED TO DAVID COX (1783-1859) Figures on a country path
signed and dated 1841 lower right, oil on canvas, 24cm x 34cm
£200 - £400 £180 View
21 PETER DE WINT (1784-1849) 'On the Thames near Cookham'
watercolour, 11cm x 21.5cm

Provenance: Bearing label verso for Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd
Purchased by W.J. Finch from Sotheby's, 19th November 1992, lot 95
£100 - £200 £100 View
22 ALFRED VICKERS Snr (1786-1868) A figure in a landscape beside a cottage
oil on panel, 19cm x 23.5cm

Provenance: Purchased from Cooling Galleries, New Bond Street, London by W.J. Finch, December 1965
£200 - £400 - View
23 WILLIAM WYLD (1806-1889) View of a city by a river
signed lower right, watercolour 11.5cm x 18cm

Provenance: Purchased by W.J. Finch from Sotheby's, 9th March 1989, lot 105
£80 - £150 £60 View
24 HENRY BRIGHT (1810-1873) 'A watermill on a wooded stream'
watercolour, 16cm x 23cm

Provenance: Purchased by F.T. Love Esq from Frost & Reed
Purchased by W.J. Finch from Sotheby's, 11th May 1966, lot 176
£80 - £150 - View

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