Fine Paints and Objets D’Art 2015 Exhibition at Lauder and Howard Antiques

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  • “Retriever with Game” Finely patinated bronze c1870 by Christophe Fratin

    “Retriever with Game” bronze c1870

    $5,850.00

    “Retriever with Game”
    Finely patinated bronze c1870 by Christophe Fratin

    Christophe Fratin was born in 1801 in Metz, dying in 1864 in Le Raincy. He was a sculptor of animals and equestrian groups. His early studies were with Pioche, and later was a pupil of the far sighted and adventurous painter and sculptor, Géricault. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1831 to 1863. Comparitively little is known about this fascinating and highly competent sculptor of the ‘animalier’ school. His work was highly popular in many European countries and in Britain and the USA. Jane Horswell in ‘Les Animaliers’ records him as being accorded ‘the greatest animal sculptor of his day’ at the Great Exhibition of London in 1851.
    His work is illustrated in Animals in Bronze, Payne (plate 1).
    His work is represented in the collections of the museums at Metz, Châlons-en-Champagne, Compiègne, the Wallace Collection, London, the Peabody Institute Baltimore & the Eisler Collection, Vienna.
    Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionary of Artists; Animals in Bronze, Payne, ACC 1986.

  • “Dancing Girl” French Art Deco period verdigris patinated spelter figure c1930, signed ‘Fayral’.

    “Dancing Girl” spelter figure c1930

    $1,985.00

    “Dancing Girl”
    French Art Deco period verdigris patinated spelter figure c1930, signed ‘Fayral’.

  • “Wash Day” Oil on board c1930 by Harold Dearden A.R.C.A.

    “Wash Day” by Harold Dearden A.R.C.A.

    $3,485.00

    “Wash Day”
    Oil on board c1930 by Harold Dearden A.R.C.A.

    Harold Dearden was a painter in oil and watercolour; he was born in 1888, studying at the Rochdale School of Art under H.B. Carpenter between 1905 and 1910, and at the Royal Cambrian Academy under Moira between 1910 and 1915. He exhibited at the principal London galleries and was head of the Swindon Art School between 1920 and 1950. He was elected Associate of the Royal College of Art.
    Biblio: Dictionary of British Artists, Working 1900-1950.

  • “Tobias & the Angel” Oil on canvas c1700, in the manner of Mattia Preti & signed ‘M.P.’ in monogram.

    “Tobias & the Angel” Mongram Mattia Preti

    $9,850.00

    “Tobias & the Angel”
    Oil on canvas c1700, in the manner of Mattia Preti & signed ‘M.P.’ in monogram.

    Mattia Preti was born in 1613 in Taverna (Calabria), dying in 1699 in Valetta (Malta). He was a painter of historical and religious subjects, and church painting, working in many cities in Italy and for the last 40 years of his life, on Malta, where he was made a Knight of the Order of Malta, and was known as the ‘Knight of Calabria’
    Tobias was sent by his father Tobit (in the ‘Book of Tobit’) to collect a sum of money: on the way, washing his feet in the river Tigris, he was attacked by a fish, which tried to swallow his foot; by order of the angel, he caught it.

  • “The Young Country Girl” Oil on canvas c1870 by Charles Sillem Lidderdale R.B.A.

    “The Young Country Girl” by Charles Sillem Lidderdale R.B.A.

    $5,485.00

    “The Young Country Girl”
    Oil on canvas c1870 by Charles Sillem Lidderdale R.B.A.

    Charles Sillem Lidderdale (1831-1895) was a London based genre painter. He exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists, the British Institute and the Royal Academy amongst others. His work is often small scale and the subject frequently pretty farm girls.
    His work is illustrated in The Dictionary of Victorian Painters (p.298), and in Popular 19th Century Painting – A Dictionary of European Genre Painting (p. 82)
    His work is represented in the collection of the City of London Art Gallery.
    Biblio: Dictionary of Victorian Painters; Royal Society of British Artists 1824-1893; Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940; Popular 19th Century Painting; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; Thieme Becker XXIII 1929.

  • “The Tired Sportsman” Oil on canvas c1900 by William A Breakspeare

    “The Tired Sportsman” by William A Breakspeare

    $12,985.00

    “The Tired Sportsman”
    Oil on canvas c1900 by William A Breakspeare

    William A Breakspeare was a London genre painter born in 1855, dying in 1914. He studied in Paris and was a foundation member of the Birmingham Art Circle. He was a member of the Newlyn School in Cornwall. He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1891 and 1903 and at the Royal Society of British Artists and the Grosvenor Gallery. His subjects were mainly genre or 18th Century scenes
    His work is illustrated in the Dictionary of Victorian Artists and Popular 19th Century Painting-A Dictionary of European Genre Artists.
    His work is represented in the collection of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
    Bliblio: Dictionary of Victorian Artists; Popular 19th Century Painting-A Dictionary of European Genre Artists; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres.

  • “The Mountain Stream” Oil on board c1870 by John D Michie

    “The Mountain Stream” c1870 by John D Michie

    $7,685.00

    “The Mountain Stream”
    Oil on board c1870 by John D Michie

    John D Michie was an Edinburgh painter in oil of figure subjects, historical scenes and landscapes, especially in Brittany and Sussex. He lived in London between 1872 & 1877 before returning to Edinburgh. He exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy and the Glasgow Institute for the Fine Arts.
    Biblio: Dictionary of Scottish Art.

  • “The Harbour” Watercolour c1950 by Loudon Sainthill

    “The Harbour” Watercolour by Loudon Sainthill

    $9,950.00

    “The Harbour”
    Watercolour c1950 by Loudon Sainthill

    Loudon Sainthill was born in Hobart in 1919, dying in London in 1969. He studied at the Melbourne Techincal College and was influenced by the arrival in Melbourne of Colonel De Basil’s Russian Ballet Company. He held his first exhibition at the Australia Hotel, Melbourne and travelled to England as member of the ballet company, and held a successful exhibition at the Redfern Gallery, London. His work for the stage in Britain included The Tempest at Stratford-upon-Avon, and by 1954, when he designed ‘Le Coq D’Or’ (Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera) for the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, he was established as a major designer for the theatre. He influenced a whole succession of Australian designers and established a tradition of Australia theatre design.
    His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery, Canberra, as well as many State and regional galleries, and the Victoria and Albert Museum London.
    Biblio: McCulloch Encylopedia of Australian Art; Bénézit: Dictionary of Painters.

  • “The Fairy Wedding” Oil on canvas c1860 by Edward H Corbold R.I.

    “The Fairy Wedding” by Edward H Corbold R.I.

    $8,985.00

    “The Fairy Wedding”
    Oil on canvas c1860 by Edward H Corbold R.I.

    Edward Henry Corbold was born in 1815, dying in 1905. He was a pupil of Henry Sass and studied at Royal Academy Schools. His main work was in watercolour, producing scenes from literature, the bible, and daily life. A small proportion of his pictures are in oil: “The Canterbury Pilgrims” exhibited at the Royal Academy Show of 1874, for example. In 1842, his watercolour ’The Woman Taken in Adultery’ was bought by Prince Albert and nine years later, he was appointed “instructor of historical painting” to the Royal Family, for whom he worked for 21 years; many of his best works were acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert for his royal pupils. He was the official artist at the ‘Eglinton Tournament’ of 1839. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institute, the Royal Society of British Artists and the New Watercolour Society between 1835 and 1871.
    His work is illustrated in the Dictionary of Victorian Painters and the Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists to 1920.
    Biblio: Dictionary of Victorian Painters; Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists to 1920; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres

  • “The Donkey Cart” Oil on board c1870 by John Absolon

    “The Donkey Cart” by John Absolon

    $7,485.00

    “The Donkey Cart”
    Oil on board c1870 by John Absolon

    John Absolon was born in 1815, dying in 1895. He was a painter of landscape, seascape and genre in both oil and watercolour. He first exhibited at the Royal Society of British Artists in 1832, at the age of 17. After visiting Paris, he became a member of the New Watercolour Society in 1838. He exhibited mainly at the New Watercolour Society, but also at the Royal Academy, the British Institution and the Royal Society of British Artists.
    His work is illustrated in the Dictionary of Victorian Artists and the Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists.
    Biblio: Dictionary of Victorian Artists, Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists, Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres.

  • “The Beach” Watercolour c1950 by Loudon Sainthill

    “The Beach” Watercolour by Loudon Sainthill

    $8,950.00

    “The Beach”
    Watercolour c1950 by Loudon Sainthill
    Loudon Sainthill was born in Hobart in 1919, dying in London in 1969. He studied at the Melbourne Techincal College and was influenced by the arrival in Melbourne of Colonel De Basil’s Russian Ballet Company. He held his first exhibition at the Australia Hotel, Melbourne and travelled to England as member of the ballet company, and held a successful exhibition at the Redfern Gallery, London. His work for the stage in Britain included The Tempest at Stratford-upon-Avon, and by 1954, when he designed ‘Le Coq D’Or’ (Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera) for the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, he was established as a major designer for the theatre. He influenced a whole succession of Australian designers and established a tradition of Australia theatre design.
    His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery, Canberra, as well as many State and regional galleries, and the Victoria and Albert Museum London.
    Biblio: McCulloch Encylopedia of Australian Art; Bénézit: Dictionary of Painters.

  • “Sydney Harbour from Bradley’s Head” Oil on board c1950 by James R Jackson

    “Sydney Harbour from Bradley’s Head” by James R Jackson

    $9,985.00

    “Sydney Harbour from Bradley’s Head”
    Oil on board c1950 by James R Jackson

    James Ranalph Jackson was born in 1882 in Palmerston New Zealand. He arrived in Australia in 1894 and died in Sydney in 1975. He studied at the Royal Art Society School, Sydney, the National Gallery of Victoria School, Colarossi’s in Paris and with Frank Brangwyn in London. He was a Foundation Member of the Australian Academy of Art and one of the first Fellows of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales. He taught at the Royal Art School between 1971 and 1926.
    His work is represented in Australian State Galleries and New Zealand public galleries.
    Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; Encyclopedia of Australian Art, McCulloch.

  • “Prospecting for Oil” Oil on board dated 1949 by Charles W Bush

    “Prospecting for Oil” by Charles W Bush

    $6,850.00

    “Prospecting for Oil”
    Oil on board dated 1949 by Charles W Bush

    Charles William Bush was born in Fitzroy in 1919, dying in 1989. He studied at the National Gallery of Victoria Schools between 1935 and 1940, and in London with Bernard Meninsky 1950-1951. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1951 and was a member of an Australian cultural delegation to China in 1956. He was an Official War Artist between 1943 and 1946. He travelled and exhibited widely in the UK, Spain, France, Israel, Turkey, Egypt, Mexico and the USA.
    His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery, Canberra as well as most State and many regional galleries, the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House and some university and corporate collections.
    Biblio: McCulloch Encyclopedia of Australian Art; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres.

  • “Last Gleams, Burragorong” Oil board c1960 by William Rubery Bennett

    “Last Gleams, Burragorong” by William Rubery Bennett

    $7,985.00

    “Last Gleams, Burragorong”
    Oil board c1960 by William Rubery Bennett

    William Rubery Bennett was born in 1893 in Brisbane, dying in 1987. He studied at the Royal Queensland Art Society School and in Sydney with John Salvana, Lawson Balfour and Fred Britten. He moved to Sydney where he conducted the Rubery Bennett Art Gallery dealing mostly in Australian impressionistic painters between 1930 and 1940.He was one of the first to exhibit the work of Tom Garrett (1929) and later he became a popular painter of late impressionistic landscapes, his aim being to capture the pervading light of summer landscapes.
    His work is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, the Queensland Art Gallery and the Queensland Art Gallery.
    Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; McCulloch: Encyclopedia of Australian Art.

  • “L’Escalier” Oil on canvas c1960 by Jacques Bouyssou

    “L’Escalier” by Jacques Bouyssou

    $5,985.00

    “L’Escalier”
    Oil on canvas c1960 by Jacques Bouyssou

    Jacques Bouyssou was born in 1926 in La Rivière-St-Sauveur (Calvados), dying in 1979. He was a painter of waterscapes, seascapes and flowers. He studied under Othon-Friesz at the Académie de la Grande-Chaumière in Paris. He was influenced by Othon-Friesz’s late period following his Fauvism and return to the use of form. He was also influenced by Boudin, Marquet and other artists, who specialised in sky and water painting. In 1972 he was appointed official painter to the navy for 1973.
    He exhibited in group exhibitions and Salons including the Salon d’Automne, and the Salon des Peintres Témoins de leurs Temps (Painters as Witnesses of their Time), as well as numerous solo exhibitions from 1955 onwards in Paris and other towns.
    Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres.

  • “Judith and Holfernes” Oil on panel c by Johannes Hendricus Jurres

    “Judith and Holfernes” by Johannes Hendricus Jurres

    $2,485.00

    “Judith and Holfernes”
    Oil on panel c by Johannes Hendricus Jurres

    Johannes Hendricus Jurres was born in Leeuwarden in 1875, dying in 1946. He was a painter, draughtsman and illustrator, depicting religious subjects, figure compositions and genre scenes. He studied at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, where he became a Professor in 1921. He was awarded a Silver Medal at the Paris Salon of the Societé des Artistes Français in 1913. He also took part in exhibitions in St Louis, USA and the Panama-Pacific exhibitions held in San Francisco in 1915 and Venice in 1920. His work was influenced by Decamps, Diaz and Delacroix.
    His work is represented in the St Louis Museum.
    Bliblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres

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