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FIRST DAYS SALETUESDAY 14th JUlY 2015OIL PAINTINGS, WATERCOLOURS, DRAWINGS AND MINIATURES Commencing not before 2.30pmPictures will be on view on:Friday 10th July 9.00am to 5.15pmSaturday 11th July 9.00am to 1.00pmSunday 12th July 2.00pm to 4.00pmMonday 13th July 9.00am to 5.15pmLimited viewing on sale dayEnquiries: Daniel GoddardTel: 01392 413100Email: goddardd@bhandl.co.ukEnquiries: Martin ScadgellTel: 01392 413100Email: scadgellm@bhandl.co.uk66261Attributed to Michelangelo Maestri [19th Century Italian]Ora Nottebodycolour and watercolour possibly over an engraved base37 x 31cm overall400 - 600262Attributed to Michelangelo Maestri [19th Century Italian]Apollo with a Musebodycolour and watercolour possibly over an engraved base37 x 31cm overall500 - 700263Attributed to Michelangelo Maestri [19th Century Italian]Classical figure with laurel branch and orbbodycolour and watercolour possibly over an engraved base37 x 26cm overall300 - 500263 262 261 67264Circle of Michelangelo Maestri [18/19th Century Italian]Grecian women with young Cupid attendants, after The Antiquegouache30 x 41cm.400 - 600265Attributed to Michelangelo Maestri [19th Century Italian]Nymphstwo, bodycolour and watercolour possibly over an engraved baseeach 37 x 26cm overall [2]500 - 700264 68266German School 19th CenturyMiniature portrait of a young man, head and shoulders, with curling fair hair, wearing a brown overcoat with fur collar and leather gloveson ivory, oval 9cm.70 - 100267English School mid 19th Century Miniature portrait of a gentleman, head and shoulders with short grey hair, wearing a black coat and a brown spotty neck tieoval, 7cm, in a moulded ebonised wood frame.100 - 150268European School 19th CenturyMiniature portrait of an elder, head and shoulders with long grey beard, wearing a green beret and red coat, on copper, oval 6.2cm, together with a similar miniature of a young lady wearing a white feather hat. [2]80 - 120269German School 19th CenturyMiniature portrait of a young man, head and shoulders, with short dark wavy hair, wearing a black coat with blue waistcoat and black bow tie; together with a miniature portrait of a ladya pair, on ivory, ovals each 7.2cm. [2]200 - 300270German School mid 19th CenturyA tortoiseshell and horn snuff box, the lid inset with a miniature portrait of a lady, bust-length, with long dark hair plaited and tied high, wearing drop earrings and a black dress with lace collarindistinctly signed bottom right, on ivory, oval miniature 5.3cm, the box 9.5cm.80 - 120270 269 268 267 266 69272Attributed to Giovanni Migliara [1785-1837]Service in a chapel interiorreverse glass miniature8cm diameter.800 - 1200273. No Lot.270 271Circle of George Chinnery [1774-1852] Miniature portrait of Sir William Pennyman Bart, circa 1815head and shoulders wearing a brown jacket and white linen cravatoval, 5.6cm, in an inscribed gold frame and red leather case.500 - 70070274 Mike Gorman [Contemporary]Comediansigned, inscribed and dated 92 on the reverseoil on board48 x 38cm cm.200 - 300275 Mike Gorman [Contemporary]Jestersigned, inscribed and dated 95 on the reverseoil on canvas43 x 32cm.200 - 300276 Paul Hedley [20th Century]Judith, a lady recumbent on a sofasigned bottom rightbodycolour25.5 x 35cm100 - 200Biography. Paul Hedley was born in 1947. He attended the Medway School of Art and Manchester College of Art. His ability is to describe the figurative form in exciting and colourful compositions. He exhibits at the R.S.B.A., the R.O.I., and The New England Art Club.277london School 20th CenturyClub Night, an interior with figuresoil on canvas50.5 x 60.5cm.200 - 300277 276 275 274 71278Edith Sprague [fl.1883-1933]Summer flowers in a Bohemian glass gobletsigned and dated 1890 bottom leftoil on canvas44.5 x 33.5cm1200 - 1800279 Ruskin Spear [1911-1990]Portrait of a lady, half-length, seated in an interior with short bobbed hair, wearing a colourful Summer dresssigned and inscribed Ruskin Spear, 20 Rivercourt on a label attached to the reverseoil on board95.5 x 67cm.500 - 700Provenance. The artists studio sale. Christies South Kensington, 27 November 1997, lot 117.280. No Lot.72281 Robert van Cleef [b.1914] Brunette with red ribbonsignedoil on canvas34 x 26cm150 - 250282 Robert van Cleef [b.1914] Blonde with hair tied highsignedoil on canvas34 x 26cm150 - 250283 Robert van Cleef [b.1914]The Flower Arrangementsignedoil on canvas63 x 52cm.200 - 300283A 283 282 281 283AFrench School 20th CenturyReflectionsindistinctly signed bottom right L...A...Toil on canvas69 x 99cm.500 - 70073284 David Cheepen [b.1946]Thomas in The Citysigned and dated 28.8.1981oil on board11.5 x 11.5cm.200 - 300285 James Boswell [b.1906]Angry Catsigned and dated 56 bottom rightcoloured wax crayon drawing52.5 x 40.5cm250 - 35074286 Sir Terry Frost [1915-2003]Spirals [2003]screen print and collage signed and numbered 109/125 in pencil in the bottom marginsight size 43 x 55cm.600 - 800287 After Joan Miro [1893-1983]Maravillas con Variaciones Acrosticas en el Jardin de Miro (XVI)plate-signed lithograph from the edition of 1500sheet size 50 x 36cm.200 - 300288 After Joan Miro [1893-1983]Maravillas con Variaciones Acrosticas en el Jardin de Miro (VIII)plate-signed lithograph from the edition of 1500sheet size 50 x 36cm.200 - 300289 Georges Csato [1910-1983 Hungarian]Untitled compositionscreenprintsigned in pencil bottom rightinscribed and numbered E.A. XXIV/XXV bottom leftsheet size 52 x 68cm.80 - 120289 288 287 286 29175290 John Plumb [1927-2008]Untitled [a version of Lemon Drop 1992, sold in these rooms 28 October 2014, Lot 231]signed on the reverseacrylic on linen canvas181 x 240cm.1000 - 1500291 John Plumb [1927-2008]Untitledsigned and dated 2001 on the reverseacrylic and aerosol on linen canvas120 x 120cm.1000 - 1500290291Biography. Plumb was born in Luton and studied at the Byan Shaw School and The Central School of Art & Design. His teachers included Victor Pasmore, Keith Vaughan and William Turnbull. Plumb was an abstract painter, and considered Jackson Pollock the greatest abstract painter [Studio Magazine, December 1963, interview with Mervyn Levy]. Regularly using vinyl, cloth and electrical tape in his pictures, in the late 1970s he moved to more figurative painting, alongside his continued pursuit of abstract expression. By the late 1960s he had exhibited widely and taught in America before returning to the Central College to teach. The Tate Gallery holds his work.76292 Dame Elizabeth Frink [1930-1993]Chanticleer and The Fox;Chanticleer and The Pertelote two soft ground etchings each signed and number 15/70sheet sizes 40 x 59cm each. (2).250 - 350293 Dame Elizabeth Frink [1930-1993]The Reeves Talesoft ground etchingsigned, inscribed and numbered 7/70sheet size 40 x 59cm.200 - 300294 Leslie Charles Worth [1923-2009]A misty daysigned and dated 79watercolour26.5 x 35.5cm100 - 150295 Anthony Gross [1905-1984]La Soupe, interior with a woman seated in a parlouretching, signed and dated 1925 in pencil bottom rightinscribed with title bottom leftimages 21.5 x 31.5cm.200 - 300295 294 293 292 77296 Anita Klein [b.1960]School Holiday Swimsigned with initials and dated 93 bottom rightcharcoal and wash on paper73 x 55cm.200 - 300Provenance. Contemporary Art Society, 1993.297 David Blackburn [b.1939]Trees with Path and Stonessigned and dated 1985 on the mount bottom rightfurther signed, inscribed and dated on a label attached to the backboardpastel drawing59.5 x 50.5cm.150 - 250298 Hussein Shariffe [1934-2005]Headsigned and dated Shariffe 87 bottom rightoil on canvas49 x 60cm.400 - 60078299For Sandersons Centenary [1960s] after a design by John Piper [1903-1992]Northern Cathedralscreen print on fabric49 x 118cm.200 - 300Arthur Sanderson & Sons Ltd, now known as Sandersons.The company was founded in 1860 in Islington, London by Arthur Sanderson (1829-1882) who began by importing French wallpapers. Sanderson established a factory of his own in Chiswick in 1879 which was destroyed in a fire in 1928.After Arthur Sandersons death, the business was taken over by his three sons, John, Arthur Bengough and Harold. In 1919 Sanderson & Sons opened a new factory in Uxbridge to manufacture fabrics and in 1924 Arthur Bengough Sanderson received a Royal Warrant as Purveyor of Wallpapers & Paints to George V.300For Sandersons Centenary [1960s] after a design by John Piper [1903-1992] a pair of Arundel design curtainsscreen printed on fabric, each approx 122 x 206cm300 - 500301For Sandersons Centenary [1960s] after a design by John Piper [1903-1992] a pair of Stones of Bath design curtains, screen printed on fabric, each approx 240 x 230cm300 - 500detail detail79302 John Piper [1903-1992]Study for Holkham Gatesigned and dated 76watercolour and bodycolour36 x 38cm.The Triumphal Arch, on the southern edge of the 3000 acre park at Holkham Hall, Norfolk, was designed by William Kent in 1739 and completed in 1752 for Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester [1697-1759].1500 - 2500303. No Lot.80304N Giordani [Italian 19/20th century]Figures in a sunlit and shady back streetsignedoil on canvas51.5 x 75cm.600 - 900305 Ben Maile [b 1922]Admiralty Arch, Londonsigned bottom leftoil on canvas91 x 137cm.2500 - 3500Biography. Born in Northhamptonshire, his family moved to London in 1936 when Ben was fourteen. He joined the RAF, becoming a wireless operator in Bomber Command. He moved to Newquay shortly after 1945 and, self-taught, began painting and exhibiting throughout the West Country. His work was popularised through coloured reproduction prints. Over time his reputation grew and by 1989 he had an agent in the USA. He continues painting today and spends his time between his Turkish home and the West Country.306. No Lot.81307 Pierre Bittar [b.1934]Avenue a Croissy, Automnesigned bottom rightoil on canvas99 x 80cm.1500 - 2000Exhibited. 35th Jersey Exhibition of Fine Paintings 1992 with Mandells Gallery of Jersey.Illustrated. Front cover of the 35th Jersey Exhibition of Fine Paintings 1992 catalogue.Biography. Pierre Bittar was born in France in 1934. His father was a musician and his mother a descendant of the House of Savoie. As a child his parents encouraged him to draw and colour and from the 1940s he visited museums and painted, studying techniques of the great masters. Among his most influential artists were Rembrandt, the Impressionist painters and Monet in particular. He continued his studies at the Academie Leonard de Vinci until 1956. He painted plein-air in the company of his professor and began to paint portraits using himself and his mother as subjects. In 1963 he had the first of many international exhibitions at the Potterat Gallery in Lausanne, Switzerland.308 Mike Gorman [Contemporary]Garden of Earthly Delightssigned, inscribed and dated 91 on the reverseoil on canvas73 x 88cm.500 - 70082309 Alan Cotton [b.1936]Piemonte - Burnished Vines in Hazy Lightsigned bottom leftoil on canvas50.5 x 50.5cm.800 - 1200310 Alan Cotton [b.1936]Snowdonia IVsigned and dated 75 bottom rightfurther signed, inscribed and dated 1975 on the reverseoil on board24 x 34cm.200 - 300311Percy French [1854-1920]A croft on the coastsigned P French bottom leftoil on board20.5 x 28.5cm.500 - 700312Attributed to Edward Seago [1910-1974]Sketch for a gun siting, a landscapeinscribed on reverse in another hand, dating the sketch circa 1943pen, ink and watercolour9.5 x 14.5cm150 - 250313 Stuart Maxwell Armfield [1916-2000]Fin, Fur & Featherssigned bottom rightinscribed with title and artists address at 1666 House Studio, Looe, Cornwall on a label attached to the reversetempera on board50 x 75cm.400 - 600313 312 311 310 309 83314Guy Cambier [c.1923-]The Fairgroundsigned bottom left oil on board21 x 26cm.200 - 300315A Moulton Foweraker [1873-1942]A farm at Chiseldon, near Swindon, figure in the foregroundsigned bottom leftwatercolour22.5 x 26.5cm250 - 350316 Arthur White [1865-1953]The New Inn Clovellysignedoil on board35 x 19cm.250 - 350317. No Lot.84318Alfred leyman [1856-1933]Exeter High Street and Guildhall after a shower of rainsignedwatercolour42 x 67cm.250 - 350319 Eric Richard Sturgeon [1920-1999]A Somerset Churchsignedwatercolour45 x 65cm.250 - 350320 James Frederick Adams [1914-1984] Kingswear on The Dartsignedwatercolour37 x 62cm.200 - 300321John Shapland [1865-1929]Exmouth signedwatercolour49 x 75cm250 - 35085322Fred Milner [1863-1939]Waves breaking on a rocky coastindistinctly signed bottom leftoil on board31 x 41cm, unframed,120 - 180323 Charles Knight [1901-1990] Elbury Covesignedwatercolour30.5 x 49cm.250 - 300324Herbert E. Butler [1861-1931]Polperro Harbour;The Coast at Polperro;The Old Bridge Polperro;a group of three pastel and mixed media drawingsall signedeach 18 x 26cm. [3]300 - 400325. No Lot.86326 James P Barraclough [1891-1942]Landscape with Farm;Birch Treestwo, both signed and dated 1928oils on boardeach 29 x 40cm. [2]300 - 500327Frederick R FitzGerald [c1897-1938]The Norwegian Coast at Grotsundsigned and dated 1910watercolour28 x 44.5cm.150 - 250328Stephen G. Williams Roscoe [b.1852]A tranquil river scene with a boy fishing by beached river bargessigned and dated 19 bottom leftwatercolour24 x 35cm400 - 600329Arthur Henry Enock [fl.1869-1912]Worcester Cathedral on the river Severn, an extensive viewsigned and dated 1885 bottom left, monogrammed bottom rightwatercolour48 x 73cm500 - 700329 328 327 32687330Sidney Goodwin [1867-1944]Bristol Docks-signed and dated 19..? bottom rightwatercolour36 x 61cm.250 - 350331Rev John Swete [1752-1821]Clifton, seat of Sir Gervais Cliftoninscribed as titled and dated 1806watercolour16.5 x 23cm.50 - 70332Rev John Swete [1752-1821]In the garden of a cottage at Lynmouthinscribed on the reverse watercolour19 x 27cm.50 - 70333Attributed to Benjamin Williams Leader [1831-1923]An upland river landscape, figures and a cottage in the distancebears a signature B W Leaderoil on canvas39 x 60cm.400 - 60088334David W. Haddon [c.1884-1911]A Cornish Fishermansigned bottom left oil on board22.5 x 17cm200 - 300335George Perfect Harding [1775-1853]A nobleman, standing three-quarter length, holding a halberd and wearing a suit of gold brocade, a coat of arms to one sidesigned and dated 1808 bottom rightgouache18.5 x 14cm400 - 600336 Lena L Duncan Alexander [1899-1983]Portrait of a boy, head and shoulderssigned and dated 1941pastel drawing43 x 30cm.100 - 20033433533689337Attributed to John Varley [1778-1842]An extensive Neapolitan panorama, possibly the Royal Palace, Naples from Saint Lucia-watercolour heightened with white20 x 30cm.300 - 500338John MacWhirter [1839-1911]The Entrance to The Grand Canal, Venicesigned MacW bottom left oil on canvas48 x 72.5cm.400 - 600339 Maurice Den Donker [Belgian, 20th Century]Still life of a jug of flowerssigned and dated 1941oil on board45 x 37cm.100 150340. No Lot.90341 Maurice Den Donker [Belgian, 20th Century]Coxydesigned, inscribed and dated 1953 bottom leftoil on canvas44 x 64cm.* Notes. Coxyde [Koksijde] is a town, with a Military Cemetery, in Belgium on the North Sea coast in the province of West Flanders. 200 - 300342 Maurice Den Donker [Belgian, 20th Century]Village in Luxembourgsignedoil on board37 x 45cm.200 - 300343 Rene Marie Dujardin [1913-2002]On the deck of the trawlersignedwatercolour46 x 54cm.100 - 20091344 Maurice Den Donker [Belgian, 20th Century]The Viaduct in Anderlechtsigned, further signed, inscribed and dated 1948 on the stretcheroil on canvas38 x 49cm.200 - 300345 Maurice Den Donker [Belgian, 20th Century]The Postmansigned and dated 58oil on board23 x 29cm.80 - 120346 Maurice Den Donker [Belgian, 20th Century]Le Moulin , Croxydesigned, further signed inscribed and dated 1958 on the reverseoil on board24 x 30cm, together with two other small oils by the same hand. [3]100 - 15092347Flora Stark [19/20th Century]Asolo, Veneto, Northern Italy, buildings in the foreground, view to a mountain pass beyondoil on board, 34 x 23.5cm, together with two other paintings of the local area. [3]250 - 350At the age of 18 Flora Stark married Robert Stark. They were a Bohemian couple and the parents of the adventurer and explorer Freya Madeleine Stark [1893-1993], who became Dame. The Starks lived on Dartmoor and later in the mountain town of Asolo the pearl of the province of Treviso in Italy.Provenance. Lots 347-349. Maria Stark, related to Flora Stark, and thence by family descent.348Flora Stark [19/20th Century]A North Italian town, possibly Ventimiglia or Asolo; A North Italian market, possibly Grimaldioils on boardtwo, each 28.5 x 19.5cm. [2]300 - 500349Flora Stark [19/20th Century]An Italian market, possibly Grimaldioil on board19.5 x 28.5cm.200 - 30093350 Fernand Houget [1883-1961, Belgian]A lowland waterway, windmill in the distance;Landscape with arched bridge in distancetwo, both signedoils on paneleach 21 x 16cm. [2]200 - 300351 Fernand Houget [1883-1961, Belgian]Sunlight in a pine forestsigned bottom right, inscribed and dated Oct 1908 on the reverseoil on panel31 x 40cm.100 - 150352 Fernand Houget [1883-1961, Belgian]The Grand canal, Venicesignedoil on board25 x 33cm.250 - 350353. No Lot.94354Edouard Vienot [b.1804]Portrait of a young lady, head and shoulders, wearing a white dress adorned with a rosesigned bottom rightoil on canvasoval, 71 x 57cm1000 - 150095355Alois Binder [1857-1933]A roll of the dice, figures in a cellarsigned bottom rightoil on panel35 x 25.5cm300 - 500356European School 19th CenturyChildren and an artist on a grand stone doorstep; said to be Albrecht Durer watching Childrenwatercolour heightened with gum Arabic33.5 x 27.5cm.200 - 300357British School 19th centuryA proposition at the stileoil on board25 x 19.5cm.200 - 300358. No Lot. 96359 Frank Brangwyn [1867-1956]Musiciansigned with a monogram centre topcharcoal and red chalk drawing36.5 x 27cm.250 - 350362 Carlton Alfred Smith [1853-1946]A young woman, bust-length, wearing a white cap and a wide ruffsigned with initials and dated 1888watercolour heightened with white32 x 23.5cm600 - 800363. No Lot.361 Beatrice Parsons [1870-1955]The Blue Fairysigned, watercolour13 x 8cm.80 - 120360 Frank Brangwyn [1867-1956]Labourersigned with a monogram bottom centrecharcoal and chalk drawing26.5 x 38cm250 - 35097364Henri Jaques Bource [1826-1899]The New Kittensigned and dated 1877 top left oil on canvas68 x 49cm.600 - 90098365Vincent Clare [1855-1930]Still life of cherries, strawberries and gooseberries on a mossy banksigned bottom rightwatercolour heightened with bodycolour21.5 x 30cm250 - 350366Mary Elizabeth Duffield [1819-1914]Still life with flowers, blossom and a birds nestsigned bottom leftwatercolour25.5 x 37.5cm400 - 600368Valentine Bartholomew [1799-1879]Still life of roses and foliagesigned and dated 1862 bottom rightwatercolour over pencil23.5 x 32cm250 - 350367William Henry Hunt [1790-1864]Still life of grapes and a peach on a banksigned bottom leftwatercolour17 x 22cm300 - 50099369John Atkinson Grimshaw [1836-1893]Still life with blossom and birds nest on a mossy banksigned bottom rightoil on board19 x 29cm3000 - 5000370Ellen Ladell [fl.1886-1898]Natures Beauty, still life of flowers, a birds nest and birds under a glass domesigned bottom leftoil on canvas46 x 35.5cm1800 - 2500Biography. Ellen Ladell was the wife of, and worked closely with, the still life painter Edward Ladell [1821-1886]. They lived in Colchester, Essex, and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1856.100371English School 19th centuryMother and daughter in a neo-classical capricciooil on panel59 x 41.5cm, in a gilded and acanthus carved wood frame.1500 - 2000372Alexander Leggett [1828-1884]After Many Years, interior scene with a son returning to his familysigned and dated 1889further signed, inscribed with title and artists address at 3 Kings Place, Leeth Walk on the stretcheroil on canvas74 x 62cm.400 - 600101373William Dommersen [1850-1927, Dutch]Dutch street scene with people going about their work;and a companion piecea pairboth signed and dated 1880 bottom rightoils on canvaseach 24 x 29cm. [2]2000 - 3000374Follower of Sebastien Bourdon [17th/18th Century]The Holy Family with Saint Elizabeth and Saint John in an Arcadian landscapeoil on canvas53.5 x 65cm, unframed300 - 500374AAfter Raphael, Italian School [19/20th Century]The Archimedes Group from The School of Athens Frescooil on canvas49.5 x 61.5cm.250 - 350The Scuola Di Atene is one of the most famous frescoes by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael. It was painted between 1509 and 1511 as a part of Raphaels commission to decorate the rooms now known as Staanza Di Raffaello in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. The School of Athens fresco represents Philosophy.102375English School 19th CenturyTravellers and farmers in a landscapeoil on canvas74 x 62cm.400 - 600376Follower of Thomas Hand [19th Century]Rural scene with farm in the foregroundoil on canvas42 x 33.5cm.200 - 300377D Muller [19/20th Century]Cattle watering in a lowland landscapesigned bottom rightoil on canvas34 x 59.5cm.250 - 350378E S England [19th/early 20th Century]Chickens in a farmyarda pair, both signedoils on canvaseach 25 x 39cm. [2]200 - 300379William Cruickshank [1848-1922]Birds nest on a mossy bank;Mallard duck in a lardertwo, both signedwatercolours on ivory,5.5 x 8.5cm & 6.5 x 8cm. [2]200 - 300103380William Collins [1788-1847]The Young Harvesters;A rest in the dunesa pair, both signedoils on canvaseach 24 x 29cm. [2]300 - 500381Arthur David McCormick [1860-1943]Wandering Minstrelssigned bottom rightwatercolour54 x 77cm600 - 800382Arnold Helcke [c.1865 - 1898] Unloading the Catchsigned and dated 1892 bottom leftfurther signed and inscribed Langham Chambers, Portland Place on the reverseoil on canvas50 x 100cm.500 - 700104383Nicholas Condy [1793-1857] Figures in a country cottage kitchen a woman preparing fish, seated man and dog at the firesidesigned and dated 1845 bottom rightoil on panel29 x 39.5cm.2000 - 3000105384Frank Moss Bennett [1874-1933]Their Valued Opinion; gentlemen in a salon interior, critically engaging a portrait painting-signed F.M. Bennett bottom rightoil on canvas56 x 86cm.8000 - 12000Biography. Frank Moss Bennett was born in Liverpool. He studied at St. Johns Wood Art School, The Slade and The Royal Academy Schools, where he won a gold medal and a travelling scholarship. He is best known for his out of period Elizabethan costume subjects most of which were reproduced and reached a very wide public audience. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1898-1928.385-386 No Lot106387Edward Bird [1772-1819]The Departure for London,interior scene with figures preparing for a sons departuresigned E. Bird R.A. bottom left of centreoil on panel61 x 90cm6000 - 8000Provenance. Exhibited at The Royal Academy in 1815, No.51.With the Fine Art Society, London.Private Devon Collection.Biography. An English genre artist, who spent most of his working life in Bristol, where the Bristol School of artists formed around him. He enjoyed a period of popularity in London, rivalling the dominance of David Wilkie in the field of genre painting, before moving to historical and battle scenes.He was born in Wolverhampton, the son of a carpenter. He had no formal art training, but developed his skills through apprenticeship as a japanning artist painting tea trays. Bird had a naturalistic style and his use of fresh colours, especially in his genre paintings, drew a large number of artists to his School, amongst them Rippingille and Francis Danby.He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1809. Both the Prince Regent and Princess Charlotte were patrons of the artist.107388Victor Bachereau Reverchon [French 1842-1885]Off Duty; soldiers off duty in a grand hall interiorsigned V. Reverchon bottom rightoil on panel56 x 72cm.4000 - 6000Biography. Victor Reverchon was born in Les Batignolles, Paris. He studied under G. Deville and painted and exhibited a major series of still life and genre paintings between 1863 and 1885. His scene from the 1870 war Wounded Prussian soldiers treated in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, was shown at the Berlin Exhibition in 1871.108389George Turner [1843-1910]A highland scene, cattle watering in the foregroundsigned and dated Geo Turner 82 bottom rightoil on canvas57 x 75cm.250 - 350390Dutch School 19/20th CenturyFrozen canal sceneoil on panel44 x 71cm250 - 350391Joseph Thors [c.1863-1900]Forest of Fountainebleausigned bottom left, inscribed on the reverseoil on board21.5 x 39.5cm.200 - 300392.No Lot.109393Attributed to Samuel Prout [1782-1852]The Doges Palace and the Grand Canal, Venice; The Bridge of Sighs; together with four other topographical scenes-watercolour drawingssmall sizes ranging 5.5 x 3.5cm to 5.25 x 7cm. [6]250 - 350110394Johann Christian Vollerdt [1708-1769]A Rheineland landscape with cottage and figures beside a mountain streamsigned and dated 1752 bottom leftoil on panel39 x 53cm2000 - 3000395Attributed to Edward H. Niemann [19th Century]An upland rocky gorge, figure in the foreground, river valley belowsigned bottom left NIEMANNoil on canvas48 x 72.5cm1200 - 1800111396Johannes Jansen [1729-1784, Dutch School]An upland river landscape, cattle and sheep with a figure resting in the foreground, mountains beyondsigned and dated 1767 bottom rightoil on panel43.5 x 55.5cm4000 - 6000397-400. No Lots.112397Johann Bernard De Hoog [1867-1943]Peeling Vegetables; a cottage interior scene with a mother and a child in a cotsigned bottom rightoil on canvas30.5 x 41cm1200 - 1800398Alexander Rosell [1859-1922]A dining room interior; grandparents, a maid and child at a candlelit tablesignedoil on canvas52 x 73cm250 - 350113John Constable, R.A. [1776-1837]Ponies and donkey in a forest clearingoil on canvas24 x 36cm. Family Provenance To be included in our Fine Picture Sale on 6th October 2015. For further information about this painting or to enquire about including paintings in this sale, please refer to Dan Goddard and Martin Scadgell in the Picture Department.114Artist IndexARTIST Lot Nos.Adams (J. F.) 320Armfield (S. M.) 313ARTIST Lot Nos.Barraclough (J. P.) 326Bartholomew (V.) 368Bennett (F. M.) 384Binder (A.) 355Bird (E.) 387Bittar (P.) 307Blackburn (D.) 297Boswell (J.) 285Bource (H. J.) 364Brangwyn (F.) 359, 360Butler (H. E.) 324Cambier (G.) 314Cheepen (D.) 284Clare (V.) 365Collins (W.) 380Condy (N.) 383Cotton (A.) 309, 310Cruickshank (W) 379Csato (G.) 289Dommersen (W.) 373Donker (M. D.) 339, 341, 342, 344, 345, 346Duffield (M. E.) 366Dujardin (R. M.) 343Duncan Alexander (L. L.) 336England (E. S.) 378Enock (A. H.) 329Fitzgerald (F. R.) 327Foweraker (A. M.) 315French (P.) 311Frink, Dame (E.) 292, 293Frost, Sir (T) 286Giordani (N.) 304Goodwin (S.) 330Gorman (M.) 274, 275, 308Grimshaw (J. A.) 369Gross (A.) 295ARTIST Lot Nos.Haddon (D. W.) 334Harding (G. P.) 335Hedley (P.) 276Helcke (A.) 382Hoog, De (J. B.) 397Hougot (F.) 350, 351, 352Hunt (W. H.) 367Jansen (J.) 396Klein (A.) 296Knight (C.) 323Ladell (E.) 370Leggett (A.) 372Leyman (A.) 318MacWhirter (J.) 338Maile (B.) 305McCormick (A. D.) 381Milner (F.) 322Muller (D.) 377Parsons (B.) 361Piper (J.) 302Plumb (J.) 290, 291Reverchon (V. B.) 388Rosell (A.) 398Shapland (J.) 321Shariffe (H.) 298Smith (C. A.) 362Spear (R.) 279Sprague (E.) 278Stark (F.) 347, 348, 349Sturgeon (E.) 319Swete (Rev. J.) 331, 332Thors (J.) 391Turner (G.) 389Van Cleef (R.) 281, 282, 283Vienot (E.) 354Vollerdt (J. C.) 394White (A.) 316Williams Roscoe (S. G.) 328Worth (L. C.) 293, 294

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