Fishing Boats and a Man-of-War at Sea

follower of Richard Parkes Bonington (1801-1828) - Currently listed on eBay

Provenance - Sotheby's, London, 14th April 1965, Lot 191, sold for £35 according to the label verso.

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Fishing Boats and a Man-of-War at Sea

Landscape with a Cascade near Ffestiniog, North Wales

Edmund 'Waterfall' Gill (1820-1894) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine original oil painting on board depicting figures looking our over a cascade in a river landscape near Ffestiniog in North Wales.  The board is signed inscribed and dated verso 'Landscape with a Cascade near Festiniog [sic] North Wales - a Sketch from Nature in 1862 - Edmund Gill Pinxt - No 48 Price 5-15-0'.&nb...

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Landscape with a Cascade near Ffestiniog, North Wales

The Sick Child

Charles Compton (1828-1884) - Currently listed on eBay

Provenance - with Frost & Reed, with original gallery label verso indistinctly inscribed with the Frost & Reed stock number and date.

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The Sick Child

A Child with an Apple

after Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725-1805) - Currently listed on eBay

After Greuze's original in the National Gallery, London (NG1020).

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A Child with an Apple

The Musical Duel of Pan and Apollo

follower of Filippo Lauri (1623–1694) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine old master oil painting on canvas depicting Apollo playing his golden lyre with Pan holding his reed pipes on the left and Tmolus and Midas looking on by an early 18th century follower of Lauri.

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The Musical Duel of Pan and Apollo

The Old Salt Smoking His Pipe

Hugh Collins (c.1834-1896) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine original century oil painting on canvas depicting a old fisherman seated in an interior by 19th century Scottish artist Hugh Collins.  Signed and dated lower left.

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The Old Salt Smoking His Pipe

Figures in a Classical River Landscape

attributed to Richard Wilson R.A. (1714-1782) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine 18th century oil painting on panel depicting fishermen in a classical river landscape with ruins beyond.  The panel with an old label verso with a signature 'Richard Wilson' and date '1757'.  The panel with a further old label detailing some of the painting's provenance.

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Figures in a Classical River Landscape

La Vision Apres le Sermon

François Arnal (French, 1924-2012) - Currently listed on eBay

An original oil painting on canvas by hugely important 20th century French abstract painter François Arnal.  The painting is signed lower right.

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La Vision Apres le Sermon

Figures in a Scottish River Landscape

Daniel Sherrin (1868-1940) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine original oil painting on canvas depicting figures in a mountainous Highland landscape by highly regarded landscape painter Daniel Sherrin.  The painting is a very fine example of the artist's work.  The painting is signed lower right. 

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Figures in a Scottish River Landscape

Pleading with Cromwell

attributed to Sir John Gilbert R.A. (1817-1897) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine mid 19th century watercolour, bodycolour and gum arabic painting depicting an historical genre scene with Oliver Cromwell seated in an interior which is almost certainly by Sir John Gilbert.  The painting is signed with a monogram lower left and indistinctly dated apparently 1852-1861.  Also with initials 'JG' lower...

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Pleading with Cromwell

A Rustic with Horses on a Mountain Pass with a Waterfall

William Linton (1791–1876) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a rustic with horses on a mountain pass with a waterfall by important 19th century landscape painter William Linton.  Signed lower center.

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A Rustic with Horses on a Mountain Pass with a Waterfall

Heading Home at the End of the Day

Leopold Rivers (1850–1905) - Currently listed on eBay

A fine original oil painting depicting rustics in a rural landscape at the end of the day by Leopold Rivers.  Signed lower right.

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Heading Home at the End of the Day

Portrait of Natasha Wilkes Standing Full Length in an Interior

Alfred Reginald Thomson (1894-1979) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine large oil painting depicting a young lady standing full length in an interior by important 20th century English artist Alfred Reginald Thomson.  Signed lower right.

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Portrait of Natasha Wilkes Standing Full Length in an Interior

The Assignation - Sold

attributed to Sir John Everett Millais RA (1829–1896) - Sold

An extremely fine mid 19th century watercolour painting depicting lovers embracing attributed to Millais.

Sold for £1,950.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 19th April 2015

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The Assignation - Sold

Portrait of an Elderly Bearded Man - Sold

follower of Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian (c.1485/90-1576) - Sold

A very fine old master oil painting on canvas depicting an elderly bearded man by a follower of Titian. 

Sold for £1,550.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 19th April 2015

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Portrait of an Elderly Bearded Man - Sold

Driving Home the Flock, Isle of Wight - Sold

Alfred Vickers Senior (1786-1868) - Sold

A very fine 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a rustic driving home the flock on the Isle of Wight by important landscape painter Alfred Vickers senior.  Signed and inscribed on it's original label verso.

Sold for £970.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 19th April 2015

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Driving Home the Flock, Isle of Wight - Sold

Mary Magdalene in the Wilderness - Sold

attributed to Francesco Furini (1603-1646) - Sold

An exceptionally fine early 17th century Italian Baroque oil painting on canvas depicting Mary Magdalene in the Wilderness attributed to Francesco Furini.  The treatment and handling of the light and the characterisation of the figure are extremely close to that of Furini as is the strong use of sfumato.  An exceptional origina...

Sold for £1,900.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 5th April 2015

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Mary Magdalene in the Wilderness - Sold

An Expansive Rural Landscape - Sold

attributed to Frans Jansz. Post (1612-1680) - Sold

Provenance - Bloomsbury Auctions Rome, 20th November 2008, Lot 55.  Sold for €5,952 EUR ($7,441 USD) including premium.

Sold for £1,551.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 5th April 2015

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An Expansive Rural Landscape - Sold

The Stag Hunt - Sold

attributed to Jan Wyck (1652–1702) - Sold

An extremely fine 17th century Dutch oil painting on canvas depicting a hunting party persuing a stag in an expansive landscape attributed to specialist battle and horse painter Jan Wyck.  A very fine old master oil painting.

Sold for £2,850.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 22nd March 2015

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The Stag Hunt - Sold

Fishing Boat off a Jetty - Sold

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

An extremely fine 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a fishing boat entering a harbour with further sailing boats beyond and figures on the beach by important 19th century marine painter Gustave De Breanski.  The painting is signed lower right.

Sold for £1,020.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 15th March 2015

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Fishing Boat off a Jetty - Sold

The Young Harvest Gatherers - Sold

William Frederick Witherington R.A. (1785-1865) - Sold

Provenance - Sotheby's London, British Paintings 1500-1850, 14th November 1990, Lot 120.  Sold for £3,850 GBP.

Sold for £1,476.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 15th March 2015

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The Young Harvest Gatherers - Sold

Still Life with Fruit - Sold

Charles Thomas Bale (fl. 1868 - 1892) - Sold

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.

Sold for £919.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 15th March 2015

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Still Life with Fruit - Sold

Idlers - Sold

Robert Thorne Waite R.W.S. (1842-1935) - Sold

Provenance - Christie's, London, 8th December 1999, Lot 75, sold for £5,750.00 GBP ($9,368.00 USD).

Sold for £1,550.05 in a no reserve eBay sale on 8th March 2015

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Idlers - Sold

Collecting the Apples - Sold

Alexandre Markelbach (1824-1906) - Sold

An extremely fine original oil painting on panel by Belgian artist Alexandre Markelbach.  The painting has a wonderful provenance having previously been valued by Christie's at £3,000 - £5,000 for inclusion in their sale at South Kensington on 20th May 2014.  Signed and indistinctly dated lower right.

Sold for £1,031.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 15th February 2015

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Collecting the Apples - Sold

Sheep and Goats in a Landscape - Sold

circle of Balthasar Paul Ommeganck (1755-1826) - Sold

A very fine late 18th/early 19th century oil painting on panel depicting sheep and goats in a landscape from the circle of Balthasar Paul Ommeganck.  The panel with a label verso inscribed 'Vokins - 1497 - Restored 1884' presumably restored at that time by London based restorer Arthur Vokins (1839-1913).  The panel with a ...

Sold for £1,030.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 15th February 2015

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Sheep and Goats in a Landscape - Sold

A Seasonal Allegory - Sold

Workshop of Leandro Bassano (1557-1622) - Sold

An important late 16th century oil painting on canvas from the workshop of Leandro Bassano.  The hand is extremely close to Leandro Bassano (1557-1622) and although the present painting has an original composition the figure of the boy with the hare is taken from Seasonal Allegory with Adam and Eve in Auckland Art Gallery, New ...

Sold for £2,800.01 in a no reserve eBay sale on 8th February 2015

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A Seasonal Allegory - Sold

A Tranquil Village - Sold

Charles Théodore Sauvageot (1826-1883) - Sold

Provenance
-with Baumkotter Gallery, London.
-Christie's London, 29th July 2014, Lot 261 with an estimate of £2,000 - £3,000 GBP.  A snapshot of this auction result is included in the photograph section.

Sold for £1,147.75 in a no reserve eBay sale on 8th February 2015

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A Tranquil Village - Sold

Noli me Tangere - Sold

17th Century Italian School - Sold

An exceptionally fine 17th century Italian Baroque oil painting on panel depicting Christ appearing to Mary Magdalene after the resurrection.  The painting is clearly the work of a major 17th century Italian hand, showing the influence of artists such as Guido Reni and Carlo Dolci.  Noli me tangere, meaning "touch me not" ...

Sold for £2,272.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 1st February 2015

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Noli me Tangere - Sold

The Venetian Lagoon - Sold

James Vivien De Fleury (fl.1847-1868) - Sold

A very fine original 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a scene in the Venetian Lagoon by James Vivien De Fleury.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

Sold for £1,000.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 1st February 2015

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The Venetian Lagoon - Sold

Charles I, King of England - Sold

after Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) - Sold

After van Dyck's original of 1636 in The Royal Collection, Windsor Castle. 

Sold for £1,001.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 1st February 2015

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Charles I, King of England - Sold

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