Gypsy Mother and Child
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left and retaining a Windsor & Newton stencil on the reverse.
Painting size: 24" x 18"
Frame size: 32.5" x 26.5"
A multi-faceted artist, Barker was born into the socially prominent "Barkers of Bath", many of whom were artists. He worked in oils and watercolors, painting subjects from historical and genre scenes to sweeping landscapes. Many of these works were exhibited...
Frame: 5.5” x 4.75”
Haytime Near Guil(d)ford
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 20” x 30”
Frame: 25” x 35”
East was a painter of landscapes and rural scenes who was active around the turn of the 19th/20th century. No records seem to exist of any galleries where he might have exhibited. His style is often compared favorably to the work of Daniel Sherrin (a student of B.W. Leader) who was active around the same ti...
Path through the Trees
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right. [Minor toning]
Sheet Size: 14.5” x 20”
Sight Size: 13" x 19"
Edward Wesson's work is known for its immediacy, luminosity and control of paint, and he is remembered by many painters as an exceptional and tireless teacher. He began painting around the age of 20, but it wasn’t until after WWII that he became serious about his work, becoming a member of the Royal...
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...
King Charles Spaniel Standing on a Cushion
Painting: 14" x 12"
Frame: 21.75" x 18.5"
Nothing, I’m Afraid this Morning, Miss
Oil on canvas, signed and dated: “1881” lower right and titled on the reverse.
Painting size: 16” x 12”
Frame size: 20.25” x 16.25”
Watson trained to become a watercolorist, painter and illustrator at the Manchester School of Design and Royal Academy Schools. He was a prolific and notable illustrator for such publications as Once a Week, Good Words and London Society. H...
European School, 18th century.
Graphite with ink wash on laid paper.
Sight size: 8.5” x 11”
Frame size: 16” x 17.75”
The Soldier’s Dream of Home
Oil on canvas, laid down.
Painting size: 24.5” x 29.25”
Frame size: 35.5” x 40”
Hailing from a prominent English family of painters and engravers, Goodall rose to fame early in life. At the age of fourteen he won the silver medal at the Society of Arts. However, it would be his travels to Egypt, beginning at the age of 36, that would make and define his career.
English School, late 19th Century
Oil on artist board.
Painting size: 12.75” x 8.75”
Frame size: 16.5” x 12.5”
John Leech (English, 1817-1864)
Chromolithographs, Published by Agnes, circa 1865.
Provenance: The Jockey Club & The Fairfax Hotel, Washington, D.C.
All framed differently
Depending on the source, Leech was born on either August 23 or 29, and was the son of a coffee house keeper or vintner. While the beginning of his life may be unclear, there is no doubting the significant artistic contribution Leech left for posterity.
His early ...
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Sawmill by a River with Figures
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right and dated illegibly, verso stamped with artists’ suppliers’ stencil “Geo Rowney and Co.”
Painting: 14” x 20 ½”
Frame: 19” x 25 ½”
Cammidge was born in Withernsea near Hull in 1846. He studied at the Scarborough School of Art where he lived and died in 1916.
Two Views of the West of England
A pair of oils on canvas, retaining Frost and Reed Gallery labels.
Sight Size: 10.25" x 13"
Canvas Size: 12" x 14 1/2"
Frame Size: 17.5" x 20"
Born at Atherstone, Warwickshire, England on May 17th, 1815, Syer studied with J. Fisher, a miniaturist, and settled in Bristol. Syer was one of the prime favorites of the Victorian era. He painted ...
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Watercolor on Artist Board, signed lower right and dated "1881"
Painting: 10” x 14”
Frame: 19 ¾” x 23 ¾”
Pilsbury, a member of the Royal Watercolour Society, was a painter of cottage gardens, domestic genre and landscapes. He studied at the Birmingham School of Art under J.W.Walker and at South Kensington. He later became Headmaster of the Leicester School of Art. He exhibited at the Royal ...
Portrait of a Young Woman with Kashmir Shawl
Oil on canvas.
Painting size: 30” x 25”
Frame size: 35” x 30”
Pastoral Landscape with Cottage and Ducks by a Pond
Painting: 20” x 30”
Frame: 24” x 34”
Harry Maidment was born in 1868 into a family of cabinet makers in Hoxton, UK. His elder sister Ellen married landscape painter Octavius Thomas Clark. Maidment's work is very similar in style and content to paintings by Octavius and his sons Stanley and Louis. Octavius is known to have taugh...
Mountain Landscape with Sheep and Thatched Cottage
Oil on canvas, signed.
Painting size: 15” x 11”
Frame size: 23” x 18.75”
Williams was born in Penryn, Cornwall in 1808 but lived chiefly at Bath, Torquay and Topsham in Devon (where he died in 1895). He exhibited regularly at The Royal Academy, the Suffolk Street Galleries and at the British Institution.
A work by Williams is illustrated in p...
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...