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“On the Steps of Ratisbon Cathedral” attributed to Samuel Prout O.W.S.$2,850.00
“On the Steps of Ratisbon Cathedral”
Watercolour c1830 attributed to Samuel Prout O.W.S.
Samuel Prout was born in 1783, in Norfolk, dying in London in 1852. He began painting at drawing at school, and after working with B.R. Haydon and J. Britton, he set up as a drawing master in London in 1808. In 1819 he made his first visit to France, which had a decisive effect on both his style and subject matter. In the same year he joined the ‘Old’ Society of Painters in Watercolour. From then on, he made constant visits to France, Belgium, the Rhine & Bavaria and later Italy, until 1846.
His work is represented in the collections of the Victoria & Albert and the British Museums, and numerous provincial Art Galleries in Britain.
Biblio: Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists up to 1920; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; Dictionary of Artists 1760-1893, Graves.
“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” by Jacques Bouyssou$5,985.00
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” 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
“Japanese Doll” by Barry Chamberlain$1,495.00
Oil on board c1960 by Barry Chamberlain
Barry Chamberlain was born in 1928; he studied under Alan D Baker and Roland Wakelin, and his work is represented in institutional and private collections in Australia and overseas.
Biblio: Artists & Galleries of Australia, Max Germaine
“Girl in Brown” by Derwent Lees.$11,850.00
“Girl in Brown”
Oil on canvas c1915 by Derwent Lees.
Exhibited: City of Bradford Art Gallery Jubilee Exhibition 1954
Derwent Lees was born in Melbourne in 1885, dying in London in 1931. He trained at the Slade School of Fine Art, London and taught at the school from 1908. He was active in Paris, and later, in Russia, Germany, Belgium and Italy. Lee’s painting ‘Pear Tree in Blossom’ featured in the exhibition ‘Tableaux Britanniques modern de la Tate Gallery’ (Modern British paintings from the Tate Gallery) at the Musée du Jeu de Paume in Paris in 1946. His paintings show the influence of Innes and Augustus John, with whom he was closely associated at the beginning of his career and whose model Euphemia Lamb, he married. He exhibited with the New English Art Club and held his first exhibition at the Chenil Galleries in 1913. Painted in the spirit of the N.E.A.C., his figure paintings, portraits and drawings became well known in London.
His work is represented in the collections of the Tate Gallery London, the Manchester City Art Gallery, as well as many other provincial British galleries, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Biblio:McCulloch Encyclopedia of Australian Art; Bénézit:Dictionnaire des Peintres; 20th Century Painters & Sculptors.
“Gay Nineties” Charcoal & pastel by Paul L Clemens$5,985.00
Charcoal & pastel by Paul L Clemens c1940
Paul Lewis Clemens was born in Wisconsin 1911 and died in Los Angeles in 1992. He spent most of his lengthy career in the Los Angeles area after moving from the Midwest, where he attended the Chicago Art Institute. He began painting for the Depression-era Works Progress Administration and won several awards for figure painting, which he taught at L.A.’s Otis Art Institute in the early 1940s. His work was exhibited at the Carnegie International in Pittsburgh, Pennsylania, the National Academy of Design and the Metropolitan Museum, both in New York City. His portrait subjects include Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden, Frank Sinatra, Henry Fonda, Eleanor Parker (former wife), Ronald Colman, Angela Lansbury and many more.
His work is represented in the collection of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art.
Biblio: Who’s Who in American Art, 17th Ed, 1986.
“Fresh Greens” by R Russell McNee G.I.$6,985.00
Oil on canvas dated 1910 by R Russell McNee G.I.
Robert Russell McNee was a landscape and figure painter, born in Milngavie in Scotland in 1880, dying in 1950. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art and exhibited at the Glasgow Institute for the Fine Art, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Hibernian Academy and the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours amongst others. He enjoyed particularly the rural farm scenes of Perthshire and the east coast. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Royal Scottish Academy, the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, the Glasgow Institute for the Fine Arts and the Paris Salon des Artistes Français.
His work is represented in the collection of the Kirkaldy Art Gallery and Culzean Castle (National Trust for Scotland).
Biblio: Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940; Dictionary of Scottish Art; Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres
“Frederick, Landgrave of Hessen Eschwege, as a Roman Soldier” by Jan Mijtens *SOLD*$23,850.00
“Frederick, Landgrave of Hessen Eschwege, as a Roman Soldier”
Mid 19th Century oil on canvas,
after the original by Jan Mijtens, of c1650.
Jan Mijtens was born in The Hague in 1614, dying there in 1670. In 1639, he was a guild member in the Hague and he figured among the Court portraitists there, who were much influenced by the English manner as expressed through Van Dyck.
Frederick, Landgrave of Hessen Eschwege was the eighth child of Landgrave Maurice of Hesse-Kassel; in 1632, he was awarded Hesse-Eschwege by a decree of his father; Frederick had a successful military career in the army of his brother-in-law Charles X Gustav of Sweden, where he was promoted to Major General ; he died on 24 September 1655 in Poland, in the service of the Swedish army.
SOLD “Fatehpur Sikri – The Armenian Princess Palace” By D Newsome$1,495.00
“Fatehpur Sikri – The Armenian Princess Palace”
Lithograph in Colours c1920 by D Newsome for the East Indian Railway Company (1000 x 620) (15/41)