Portrait of a Gentleman
Oil on board, unsigned.
Painting size: 22” x 15.5”
Frame: 26” x 19.25”
Pre-Raphalite Beauty with a Crown of Flowers
Oil on canvas, signed lower right and dated “1876”; framed in the oval
Painting: 12” x 10”
Frame: 20” x 18”
Valentine Cameron Prinsep was born in Calcutta, the son of an Indian civil servant and was educated in Haileybury (Hertford, England). He became a painter of portraits, historical subjects and genre scenes.
In 1850, the artist George Frederic...
The Parting Benediction
Watercolor on paper, signed and dated: "Rome, 1877" and titled and signed on a paper label on the reverse.
Margaret Gillies was a genre and portrait painter. After her mother died, she was raised by her uncle, Lord Gillies, an Edinburgh judge. He raised her in an artistic and literary society where she met Sir Walter Scot...
A Country Maid in a Landscape
Oil on Canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting: 24" x 18.5"
Frame: 28" x 23"
By A. Talbot Smith (British, flourished 189-1914)
Pen and ink on paper, signed.
Smith was an Illustrator and figure artist. He contributed to leading periodicals, including "Punch", and did book illustrations.
Sight size: 9.5" x 6.25
European School, 18th century.
Graphite with ink wash on laid paper.
Sight size: 8.5” x 11”
Frame size: 16” x 17.75”
Oil on canvas, laid down. Signed. Circa 1840
This composition is based on a sculpture of a boy and girl with their cat which was reproduced in parianware by Copeland (see enlargement #6). The title comes from a reference by the poet James Hoag to one of Robert Burns' dogs: "The Ettrick Shepherd, a judge of collies, says that Luath is true to the life, and that many a hundred times he has seen the dogs bark for very joy, when the ...
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left
Painting: 34” x 27”
Frame: 45” x 37 ½”
Henry Cottrell was a Birmingham painter of landscapes and hunt scenes who exhibited from 1882-1924. He exhibited at The Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham and the Walker Art gallery, Liverpool.
The Dictionary of British Artists, 1880-1940 by Johnson and Greutzner
Frank James Turner (English, fl. 1863-1875 )
Oil on artist board in arched panel frame, signed.
Turner was best known for his rustic and country subjects. He exhibited at both the British Institution and Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street.
Turner is listed in the Dictionary of British Art, Vol. IV, Victorian Painters by Wood.
Sight size: 22” x 8”
Frame size: 29.5” x 16”
Beauty and the Beast
Oil on canvas, signed with monogram and titled on the reverse
Exhibited: The Royal Academy, 1899
Miss Suitcliff was a Hampstead painter of genre and portraits who exhibited at the royal academy from 1881-1899 and elsewhere.
Christopher Wood, The Dictionary of Victorian Painters
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Hills and Coming Rain
Oil on board, signed and dated "1964" lower left and signed, titled and located on the reverse "Greenleaves Petworth, Sussex".
Painting: 14” x 30”
Frame: 17 ¼” x 33 ¼’
John Hitchens was born in 1940 in Hove, Sussex. He studied at Bedales School, Petersfield and Bath Academy of Art,Corsham. His work initially focused primarily on the patterns of landscapes, but in r...
Genoese Flower Girl
Watercolor on paper, signed and titled on the reverse.
Painting size: 16” x 10”
Frame size: 26.75” x 20.5”
Smallfield was a painter of genre scenes in oil and watercolour. He was a student at the Royal Academy Schools in the late 1840s with the members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, but he was probably not close to them then, for he is not mentioned in their diaries. However by the late 1...
Nina B. Garford (British, 19th- 20th century)
Watercolor on paper, signed lower left (below mat).
Sight size: 12.25” x 9”
Frame size: 20” x 17”
Garford, who worked in Exmouth, Devon, was primarily a miniature painter. She exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1906 to 1924 and is listed in The Dictionary of British Artists, 1880-1940 (Johnson and Greutzner, 1980).
In The Proclamation, Garford presents an Italian “town crier” ...
The Cherry Tree, High Corrie
Watercolor on paper, signed and retaining an exhibition label on the reverse of the original backing board.
Molyncaux was a prolific watercolor artist who painted landscapes of Scotland, France and Italy. One of her favored locals was the Isle of Arran off the Scottish coast. Her work was exhibited at the Glasgow Institute of Fine Art, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water-colours and the P...
A.G. Coleman (English, 19th century)
Watercolor on board, signed and dated” “1889”.
Coleman exhibited at the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street in 1887 and is listed in Woods, Dictionary of Victorian Artists.
Sight size: 9.75” x 13.5”
Frame size: 17” x 21”
by Edward F.D. Pritchard (British 1809-1905)
Ink on paper, signed. Paper Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (Unframed)
Pritchard was a marine, landscape and architectural painter living in Bristol and London, who exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution, the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and elsewhere. He is listed in The Dictionary of Victorian Painters by Christopher Wood, and Benezit, E., Dictonnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Gr...
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right.
Painting Size: 22.25” x 30.25”
John Rattenbury Skeaping, RA was an animal and equestrian painter and a sculptor, specializing particularly in racing scenes, portraits and sculptures of horses. Born in South Woodford, Essex, Skeaping was the son of painter Kenneth Skeaping. Educated by his parents, he started to draw horses at the age of three and...
Woodland Fall Landscape
Oil on panel, signed in lower left corner, “JN White, R.I.”
Painting size: 6.75” x 10”
Frame size: 10.5” x 13.5”
Known for his rustic genre paintings and landscapes, White attended the Royal Scottish Academy. By 1877, he moved to Devon and exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy, the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street and the New Watercolor Society.
On this landscape, Whit...