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“Woman in a Landscape” c1970 by Judy Cassab$11,985.00
“Woman in a Landscape” oil on board c1970 by Judy Cassab
“The judgement of Paris” 17th Century French$11,985.00
“The judgement of Paris” 17th century french oil painting
“Still Life Sydney Harbour” c1950 by Judy Cassab$12,985.00
“Still Life Sydney Harbour” oil on board c1950 by Judy Cassab
“Byzantine Figures” 1955 by Michael Kmit$14,985.00
“Byzantine Figures” oil on board dated 1955 by Michael Kmit
“Wash Day” by Harold Dearden A.R.C.A.$3,485.00
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” 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” 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” 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” 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 Maid of the Mountians” by Eugène F.M. Deveria$6,485.00
“The Maid of the Mountians”
Oil on canvas dated 1834 by Eugène F.M. Deveria
Eugène François Marie Joseph Devéria was born in Paris in 1808, dying in Pau in 1865. He was a painter, watercolourist and draughtsman of religious & genre scenes and portraits.
He studied under Girodet and in the 1820’s he set up a studio with his painter brother Achille, where the young romantics of the period would meet, among them Victor Hugo, Alfred de Musset, Delacroix Sainte-Beuve and Liszt. His first picture at the Paris Salon of 1827 was a stunning success. He received many official commissions for ceiling and wall paintings, at the Louvre, the Galerie des Batailles in Versailles, as well as church commissions. Latterly, he produced charming scenes of genre in oil and watercolour, of Pyrennean scenes and young women (‘Young Women of Ossaloise in a Mountainous Landscape’ now at the Musée de Pau)
His work is illustrated in the Dictionnaire des Petits Maîtres de la Peinture.
His work is represented in the Museums at Angers, Beziers, Bernay, Le Havre, Montpellier, Neuchâtel, Orléans, Rouen, Valencia, Versailles and the Louvre, Paris and the Ufizzi, Florence.
Biblio: Bénézit: Dictionnaire des Peintres; Dictionnaire des Petits Maîtres de la Peinture.
“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.
“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” 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” 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.