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“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” 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 by Loudon Sainthill$8,950.00
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” 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.
“Surry Hills Houses” by George Feather Lawrence SOLD$3,485.00
“Surry Hills Houses”
Oil on board c1955 by George Feather Lawrence
George Feather Lawrence was born in Annandale in 1901, dying in 1981. He studied at the Sydney Art School with Julian Ashton, went to Europe to study in 1951, 1952, 1962 and 1968. He worked as an advertising artist and exhibited with the Contemporary Group, Sydney and the New South Wales Society of Artists, as well as holding regular exhibitions at commercial galleries, notably the Macquarie Galleries from 1945.During the 1950’s his free, expressionistic paintings of city streets and buildings attracted a large following.
His work is represented in the collections of the Art Galleries of New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland and Tasmania as well as the National Gallery of Victoria.
Biblio: McCulloch Encyclopedia of Australian Art; Bénézit: Dictionary of Painters.
“Storm Clouds” by William Rubery Bennett SOLD$9,485.00
Oil on board c1950 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.
“St. George, the Arcangel Gabriel & Joan of Arc” Triptych by Mildred Cash$12,985.00
“St. George, the Archangel Gabriel & Joan of Arc”
Triptych in oil & gold leaf, on panels dated 1928, by Mildred Cash
103 x 43; 2 @ 94 x 22.5cm
SOLD “St Paul de Vence” by Elie Bernadac$6,485.00
“St Paul de Vence”
Oil on canvas c1950 by Elie Bernadac
Elie Bernadac was born in Auch (Gers) in 1913, dying in Nice in 1999. Based in Provence, he was a landscape and seascape painter who used the palette knife technique for painting.
“Sorgues, Near Orange, Provence” by Arthur Henry Jenkins SOLD$5,985.00
“Sorgues, Near Orange, Provence”
Oil on board c1920 by Arthur Henry Jenkins
Arthur Henry Jenkins was born in 1871. He was a landscape and figure painter, studying at Edinburgh School of Art and Colarossi’s in Paris, he taught art at Glenalmond and Edinburgh Academy. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Cambrian Academy, the Glasgow Institute for the Fine Arts and the Society of Scottish Artists, as well as commercial galleries.
His work is represented in the City of Edinburgh collection
Biblio: Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940; Dictionary of British Artists, Working 1900-1950; Dictionary of Scottish Art.
“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.