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Art & Design post 1880

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Auction date Friday, 29 April 2022 10:30 - 17:30 BST

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Lot Title Estimate Hammer price
200 THEODORE CASIMIR ROUSSEL (1847-1926) A view of Hastings pier and promenade
watercolour, 17cm x 12cm with painted mount and surround

Provenance: Private collection, Lennox Gardens London SW1
£100 - £200 - View
201 GEORGE CLAUSEN (1852-1944) Study of trees
signed in pencil lower right, watercolour, 29.5cm x 23cm

Exhibited: The Fine Art Society, 1953

Provenance: Purchased from The Alton Gallery, London, 1985
Private collection, Lennox Gardens London…
£150 - £250 - View
202 ROBERT PAYTON REID (1859-1945) Highland landscape with trees to the foreground
oil on board, 26.5cm x 34cm

Provenance: Jean P. Reid, the daughter of the Artist
Exhibited: Mackay Gallery, London, SW6 5HG
Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including…
£400 - £800 £900 View
203 PAUL SIGNAC (1863-1935) Figures working on the River Seine, Paris
signed and dated 'Mars 31' lower right, watercolour and pencil, 32cm x 24cm
£1,000 - £2,000 - View
204 LUCIEN PISSARRO (1863-1944) 'A Garden at Bormes'
monogrammed and dated '26 lower left, oil on canvas, 46cm x 55cm

Provenance: A gift from the Artist, with inscription verso "Tommy & Christine from Lucien & Esther Pissarro"
£8,000 - £15,000 £14,000 View
205 *FRANK BRANGWYN (1867-1956) 'The Water Boat Man'
figures in a small boat, some playing the guitar, monogrammed and dated 1906 lower right, watercolour, 34cm x 46cm

Provenance: Private collection, Lennox Gardens London SW1
£500 - £1,000 - View
206 BERTRAM PRIESTMAN (1868-1951) Landscape with trees and cattle watering
monogrammed and dated '10 lower left, oil on board, 34cm x 28cm

Provenance: Purchased from Alton Gallery, London, 1985
Private collection, Lennox Gardens London SW1
£200 - £400 - View
207 SIR DAVID YOUNG CAMERON (1869-1945) 'Loches, France'
Figural street scene with a woman walking past a house as another sits in a doorway, signed lower right, oil on canvas, 50cm x 40cm
£3,000 - £5,000 £3,000 View
208 *SAMUEL JOHN LAMORNA BIRCH (1869-1955) A Continental River Landscape
signed and dated 1941 lower right, watercolour, 12cm x 17cm

Provenance: The Collection of Russell Burlingham
Private Collection, London
£100 - £200 £90 View
209 *CHARLES MARCH GERE (1869-1957) 'Study of an Angel from a tempera fresco'
watercolour over pencil, 20cm x 11cm; together with a view of trees by the same artist 'Near Birdlip, Gloucestershire', watercolour, 9.5cm x 14.5cm (2)

Provenance: The Fine Art Society, July 1969…
£100 - £200 £170 View
210 GEORGE SPENCER WATSON (1869-1934) 'Seated Figure - Drapery Study'
charcoal heightened with white, 42cm x 33.5cm

Provenance: Purchased from Jane Roberts Fine Art, New Bond Street, London
Previously with Max Rutherston, New Bond Street, London
Private collection,…
£200 - £400 £220 View
211 ENGLISH SCHOOL, 20TH CENTURY A view of a Gypsy encampment
with figures fixing a caravan wheel whilst a man on horseback looks on, oil on canvas, 41cm x 56cm (unframed on stretcher)
£100 - £200 - View
212 LUCY KEMP-WELCH (1869-1958) A study for 'The Straw Ride'
oil on canvas board, 30cm x 71cm

Provenance: With David Messum

‘The Straw Ride’ depicts three women exercising horses in an indoor straw ride at Russley Park Remount Depot in Wiltshire during the…
£5,000 - £8,000 £15,000 View
213 *SIMON BUSSY (1870-1954) A view of Menton, Côte d'Azur
looking towards the sea with the with tower of the Baroque Basilica of Saint-Michel-Archange to the centre, a ship calmly passing by to the distance, signed lower left, pastels, 22cm x 18cm
£8,000 - £10,000 - View
214 *SIMON BUSSY (1870-1954) Atmospheric landscape with trees, possibly a Swiss or Tyrolean scene
signed lower right, pastels, 22cm x 18.5cm

Provenance: Private Collection, Dorset
£8,000 - £10,000 - View
215 *GEORGES ROUAULT (1871-1958) 'Nu de Profil'
(Chapon/Rouault 274; Wofsy 272) monogrammed and dated 1936 lower right in plate, from the edition of 250, printed by Lacourière, Paris, published by Vollard, Paris, from 'Les Fleurs du Mal', aquatint…
£1,000 - £2,000 - View
216 AUBREY BEARDSLEY (1872-1898) A chapter heading illustration for 'Le Morte d'Arthur'
Chapter IV of book III, c1893, depicting a knight and a maiden in a forest, the knights bound to a tree, presumably sir Launcelot and the damosel, pen and Indian ink on paper, 14.6cm x 9.5cm
£8,000 - £15,000 £8,500 View
217 AUBREY BEARDSLEY (1872-1898) A chapter heading illustration for 'Le Morte d'Arthur'
chapter VII, book IV, c1893, depicting a maiden in a forest, her wrists bound to trees, pen and Indian ink on paper, 14.3cm x 7.5cm

Literature: 'Aubrey Beardsley - A Catalogue Raisonne Zaitlin,…
£4,000 - £8,000 £3,800 View
218 AUBREY BEARDSLEY (1872-1898) A chapter heading illustration for 'Le Morte d'Arthur'
chapter II, book XII, c1893, depicting a woman, presumably La Belle Isoud in her bedchamber, pen and Indian ink on paper, 13.5cm x 9.4cm

Literature: 'Aubrey Beardsley - A Catalogue Raisonne Zaitlin,…
£3,000 - £5,000 £2,800 View
219 CHARLES ROBINSON SYKES (1875-1950) 'The Venus of Epstein'
pencil, 37.5cm x 28.5cm

Provenance: Private family collection, Dorset, formed over generations, including pictures selected by Edward Wolfe RA (1897-1982), a family friend
£100 - £200 £90 View
220 *MUIRHEAD BONE (1876-1953) 'Biasutti's farm, Querceto, Italy'
signed in pencil to the margin, etching, the image 20cm x 7.5cm; JOHN POSTLE HESTLETINE (1843-1929) 'Witley Church Yard', signed in plate, etching, the image 21cm x 14.5cm (2)

Provenance: Private…
£150 - £250 - View
221 ALEXANDER (ALEC) COUTTS FRASER (fl. 1893-1939) 'Parisian Boulevard Life'
signed and dated (18)93 lower right, oil on board, 15cm x 23cm

Provenance: With Roland, Browse & Delbanco
£150 - £250 £170 View
222 DAME LAURA KNIGHT (1877-1970) 'The Magic of a Line'
The autobiography of the Artist, publ. William Kimber and Co. Ltd., London, 1965, signed to the opening page in blue ink, beside a three-quarter length sketch of a clown; together with a small cache…
£400 - £800 £300 View
223 *EDNA CLARKE-HALL (1879-1979) Still life study of candlesticks and fruit on a table in an interior
watercolour and pencil, 29cm x 37.5cm

Provenance: With Max Rutherston, New Bond Street, London
Private collection, Lennox Gardens London SW1

Cf: For a similar work please see lot 79, Duke's, Art …
£200 - £400 £180 View

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