Fête Champêtre

Adolphe Monticelli (1824-1886) - Currently listed on eBay

An exceptional original oil painting on panel depicting elegant figures in a garden setting by important French painter Adolphe Monticelli.  The painting is signed lower left.

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Fête Champêtre

Expansive Summer Landscape

Walter Heath Williams (1835-1906) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine  late 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting an expansive summer landscape by Walter Heath Williams .  The painting is a very fine and highly characteristic example of the artist's work.  The painting has a wonderful provenance having previously been sold by The Parker Gallery, London probably c.1980...

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Expansive Summer Landscape

Mary of Modena (1658–1718)

follower of William Wissing (1656-1687) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine late 17th/early 18th century oil painting on canvas portraying Mary of Modena by an early follower of William Wissing.  The stretcher with an inscription verso 'Mary Painted by William Wissing...'.  An expertly painted and highly attractive early portrait.

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Mary of Modena (1658–1718)

Musidora

attributed to William Etty R.A. (1787-1849) - Currently listed on eBay

Etty's most successful single nude figure in his later years was Musidoraexhibited in 1843 at the Royal Academy. There are at least four versions of this composition by William Etty.  The subject comes from James Thomson's The Seasons; Summer in which is described how Musidora is surprised by Damon while bathing in a strea...

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Musidora

Female Nude

Igor Talwinski (Polish, 1907-1983) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine oil painting on canvas depicting a young female nude by Polish artist Igor Talwinski.  The painting is signed lower right.

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Female Nude

Shipping off the Cornish Coast

David James (1853-1904) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine 19th century oil painting on canvas by important British marine painter David James.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

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Shipping off the Cornish Coast

Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

William Miller Frazer RSA (Scottish, 1864-1961) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine oil painting on canvas depicting a landscape near Rothiemurchus in the Cairngorms National Park by important Scottish landscape painter William Miller Frazer.  The painting is signed and dated lower left.

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Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

Still Life with Fruit, Vegetables and Dead Game

Charles Thomas Bale (fl. 1868 - 1892) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine oil on painting on canvas depicting a still life scene.  This oil painting is a wonderful example of the still life painting of Charles Thomas Bale, an artist known almost exclusively for his superb still lifes.  The painting is signed lower left.

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Still Life with Fruit, Vegetables and Dead Game

The Lledr Valley, Snowdonia, North Wales

George Turner (1843-1910) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine oil painting by this famous painter that depicts an expansive mountainous landscape in the Lledr Valley, North Wales.  The composition of this painting is superb and the present lot is a wonderful example of the work of this important landscape painter.  The painting is signed lower left, signed again and inscribed ...

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The Lledr Valley, Snowdonia, North Wales

Venus

Charles Augustus Henry Lutyens (1829-1915) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine oil painting on canvas depicting Venus nude with doves by important 19th century artist Charles Augustus Henry Lutyens.  The painting is signed lower left.

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Venus

The Gypsy Camp

attributed to William Shayer Junior (1811-1892) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine late 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a gypsy camp in a rural landscape attributed to  important 19th century landscape and genre painter William Joseph Shayer. The painting is a wonderful example of the artist's work, the highly detailed composition is busy with a good deal of activity.  The pain...

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The Gypsy Camp

Male Nude - Sold

attributed to William Etty R.A. (1787-1849) - Sold

An extremely fine early 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a male nude seated on rocks attributed to William Etty.  The portrait is beautifully executed in Etty's highly developed style.

Sold for £8,200.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 14th December 2014

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Male Nude - Sold

A Coastal Capriccio - Sold

follower of Francesco Guardi (1712-1793) - Sold

An extremely fine Italian oil painting on panel depicting a busy harbour scene with figures and boats by a follower of Francesco Guardi.  The wonderful loose handling and fluid brush work highly reminiscent of Guardi's treatment of similar subjects.  A wonderful old master oil painting.

Sold for £1,045.00 (for the pair) in a no reserve eBay sale on 14th December 2014

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A Coastal Capriccio - Sold

Figures in a Forest Glade - Sold

François Maury (1861-1933) - Sold

A very fine example of the work of important French landscape painter François Maury.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

Sold for £1,331.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 7th December 2014

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Figures in a Forest Glade - Sold

Dutch Landscape - Sold

follower of Meindert Hobbema (1638-1709) - Sold

An extremely fine Dutch oil painting on panel depicting an expansive Dutch landscape with rustics and livestock by a watermill by a follower of Hobbema. A wonderful ready to hang old master oil painting.

Sold for £1,120.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 7th December 2014

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Dutch Landscape - Sold

A Cottage Interior - Sold

Bernhard Schlosser (1802-1859) - Sold

An extremely fine example of the work of  important German genre painter Bernhard Schlosser depicting a rustic interior scene with mother and child and cats.  The frame with a modern label verso inscribed with the artist's name and dates.

Sold for £1,125.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 7th December 2014

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A Cottage Interior - Sold

Nottingham Castle - Sold

Edmund John Niemann (1813–1876) - Sold

An extremely original oil painting on canvas depicting figures on a path beneath Nottingham Castle.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

Sold for £2,750.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 23rd November 2014

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Nottingham Castle - Sold

The Gypsy Encampment - Sold

Henry Perlee Parker (1795–1873) - Sold

An exceptional example of the work of important 19th century English artist Henry Perlee Parker depicting a gypsy encampment in an expansive rural landscape.  The painting has a wonderful provenance having been sold by The Den of Antiquity in 1969 for the then considerable sum of £325.00 (the receipt is shown in the photograph sect...

Sold for £3,160.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 23rd November 2014

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The Gypsy Encampment - Sold

A Watermill in a Wooded Landscape - Sold

follower of John Constable R.A. (1776-1837) - Sold

An extremely fine oil painting on canvas depicting rustics by a watermill in a wooded landscape by an early follower of Constable.  The painting bears a signature 'J. Constable' lower right.

Sold for £1,270.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 23rd November 2014

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A Watermill in a Wooded Landscape - Sold

The Pig Sty - Sold

attributed to George Morland R.A. (1763 - 1804) - Sold

A very fine oil painting on canvas depicting pigs and piglets in a sty attributed to George Morland.  The painting with initials 'GM' lower left.

Sold for £1,020.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 23rd November 2014

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The Pig Sty - Sold

Shipping in an Estuary - Sold

Edwin Hayes R.I. (1819–1904) - Sold

An extremely fine 19th century oil painting by important British marine painter Edwin Hayes.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

Sold for £1,007.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 23rd November 2014

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Shipping in an Estuary - Sold

The Christian Martyr - Sold

E. Bisch (French, 19th/20th Century) - Sold

An extremely fine original oil painting on canvas depicting a Christian martyr in a Roman arena with the Emperor Nero looking on, the subdued lions and heavenly light symbolising the triumph of faith.  For similar treatments of this subject see the work of Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904) and Eugène Romain Thirion (1839-1910).  The pain...

Sold for £2,150.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 16th November 2014

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The Christian Martyr - Sold

A Fishing Boat Entering the Harbour - Sold

Gustave De Breanski (c.1856-1898) - Sold

An extremely fine 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a fishing boat entering a harbour off Dover with further sailing boats and a steam ship beyond by important 19th century marine painter Gustave De Breanski.  The painting is signed lower left.

Sold for £1,320.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 16th November 2014

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A Fishing Boat Entering the Harbour - Sold

Cottagers - Sold

after George Morland R.A. (1763 - 1804) - Sold

A fine 19th century copy after Morland's original.  The painting bears a signature 'G. Morland' and an indistinct date lower left.

Sold for £974.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 16th November 2014

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Cottagers - Sold

Preparing the Meal - Sold

Cornelis Dusart (Dutch, 1660-1704) - Sold

A very fine autograph oil painting by important Dutch old master Cornelis Dusart.  The painting has previously been with Christie's and has it's original Christie's stencil 'KZ776' verso together with another possibly partially obscured stencil.  A very fine old master oil painting.

Sold for £1,060.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 9th November 2014

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Preparing the Meal - Sold

Madonna of the Harpies - Sold

after Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) - Sold

The composition of this painting is based on a detail of del Sarto's original of 1517 in the Uffizi Gallery, Florence.

Sold for £1,600.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 2nd November 2014

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Madonna of the Harpies - Sold

The Summit - Sold

Henry Ryland (1856–1924) - Sold

An exquisite watercolour painting  depicting a beautiful young maiden in a classical setting by highly regarded watercolourist Henry Ryland.  The painting is an extremely fine example of the artist's work, the subject most attractive.  The painting is signed lower right.

Sold for £1,122.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 2nd November 2014

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The Summit - Sold

The Concert - Sold

Late 19th Century English School - Sold

A very fine late 19th century English school oil painting depicting a rustic interior scene with a man playing to his pets.  The painting is signed with a monogram lower right, dated '1873' and with an inscription 'The Concert' verso.

Sold for £1,063.99 in a no reserve eBay sale on 2nd November 2014

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The Concert - Sold

Fishing Boats on the Scottish Coast - Sold

David McClure RSA RSW (1926-1998) - Sold

A very fine example of the work of important 20th century Scottish artist David McClure.  The painting has a wonderful provenance having previously been sold by The Scottish Gallery.  The painting is signed lower left.

Sold for £1,220.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 26th October 2014

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Fishing Boats on the Scottish Coast - Sold

Admiring the Swans - Sold

Alfred Augustus Glendening Jr. (1861-1907) - Sold

An extremely fine original watercolour painting depicting elegant young ladies in a country landscape by Alfred Augustus Glendening Jr..  The painting is signed with a monogram and dated lower right.

Sold for £908.77 in a no reserve eBay sale on 26th October 2014

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Admiring the Swans - Sold

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