Madonna of the Harpies

after Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530) - Currently listed on eBay

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

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Madonna of the Harpies

The Summit

Henry Ryland (1856–1924) - Currently listed on eBay

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.

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The Summit

The Boat Trip

John Edmund Buckley (1824-1876) - Currently listed on eBay

An exquisite watercolour painting  depicting a elegant figures in the grounds of an imposing coutry house by highly regarded 19th century watercolourist John Edmund Buckley.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

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The Boat Trip

Sheep Grazing

John Blake McDonald R.S.A. (1829-1901) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine oil painting on canvas depicting an autumnal landscape with sheep and rustics by important Scottish artist John Blake MacDonald.  The painting is signed lower left.

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Sheep Grazing

Preparing the Meal

Cornelis Dusart (Dutch, 1660-1704) - Currently listed on eBay

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.

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Preparing the Meal

Madonna and Child with a Female Saint

manner of Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (1483-1520) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine oil painting on canvas depicting the Madonna and Child with a female saint, possibly Saint Catherine, for a similar depiction of Saint Catherine see Titian's painting of 1530 in the Musée du Louvre.  The composition of the present lot is probably based on a 16th century Italian original painted by a later Italian hand.  ...

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Madonna and Child with a Female Saint

Near Dolgellau, North Wales

Joseph Horlor (1809-1887) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine 19th century oil painting on board depicting rustics on a bridge near Dolgellau by important 19th century landscape painter Joseph Horlor.  The painting is signed, dated and inscribed verso.

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Near Dolgellau, North Wales

The Woodcutter

attributed to Thomas Barker of Bath (1769-1847) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine early 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a woodcutter and his son in a landscape attributed to Thomas Barker of Bath.  The painting is not signed.

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The Woodcutter

The Young Milliner

John Richard Townsend FRSA (1930-2013) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine original oil painting by important Nottinghamshire artist John Townsend.  An exceptional example executed on a good scale.

£3,495.00 or Best Offer

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The Young Milliner

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

Dead Game Birds Hanging from a Nail - Sold

John Francis Sartorius (1775-1831) - Sold

A fine and rare example of the still life paintings of important English artist John Francis Sartorius.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

Sold for £1,021.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 26th October 2014

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Dead Game Birds Hanging from a Nail - Sold

The Flower Seller - Sold

Edward Charles Barnes (1830-1882) - Sold

A very fine example of the work of important English genre painter Edward Charles Barnes depicting a young beauty with a basket of flowers.  The painting is signed with a monogram lower right.

Sold for £965.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 26th October 2014

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The Flower Seller - Sold

Portrait of a Young Lady with Rosary Beads - Sold

19th Century English School - Sold

An exceptionally fine late 19th century watercolour painting depicting a young lady with rosary beads.  The painting is clearly the work of a major hand but unfortunately we haven't been able to identify the monogram.

Sold for £797.77 in a no reserve eBay sale on 26th October 2014

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Portrait of a Young Lady with Rosary Beads - Sold

Gypsies Around a Campfire - Sold

James Walter Gozzard (1888-1950) - Sold

An extremely fine example of the work of highly regarded English landscape painter James Walter Gozzard.  The painting is signed lower left.

Sold for £797.77 in a no reserve eBay sale on 26th October 2014

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Gypsies Around a Campfire - Sold

A Summer Afternoon - Sold

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

An extremely fine original oil painting on canvas  depicting an expansive summer landscape with children in the foreground and a harvest scene beyond.  The painting has a wonderful history having originally been exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1853 - see ' The Royal Academy of Arts - A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and ...

Sold for £1,117.74 in a no reserve eBay sale on 12th October 2014

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A Summer Afternoon - Sold

Fisherfolk on the Coast - Sold

circle of William Shayer Snr (1787 - 1879) - Sold

A superb 19th century oil painting on canvas from the circle of highly regarded landscape and genre painter William Shayer depicting fisherfolk on the French coast.  The painting is a wonderful example of the coastal genre scenes of the period, the highly detailed composition is busy with a good deal of activity, the fisherwomen goi...

Sold for £1,125.99 in a no reserve eBay sale on 12th October 2014

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Fisherfolk on the Coast - Sold

The Proposal of Marriage - Sold

attributed to Daniel Maclise R.A. (1806-1870) - Sold

An extremely fine  mid 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting lavishly dressed figures in an opulent interior.  The improbable proximity of the suitor whilst his letter is read by his intended watched with excitement by her mother and sister countered by the rather dubious expression of father.  The treatment o...

Sold for £2,861.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 28th September 2014

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The Proposal of Marriage - Sold

River Landscape, North Wales - Sold

John Richard Townsend FRSA (1930-2013) - Sold

A very fine original oil painting by important Nottinghamshire artist John Townsend.  The painting depicts a river scene in North Wales with a cottage visible in the distance.  An exceptional example executed on a good scale.  The painting is signed lower right.

Sold for £1,020.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 28th September 2014

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River Landscape, North Wales - Sold

Near Box Hilly, Surrey - Sold

Alfred Walter Williams (1824-1905) - Sold

An extremely fine example of the work of important 19th century landscape painter Alfred Walter Williams.  The painting depicts cattle grazing in an expansive rural landscape near Box Hill in Surrey - a few miles outside the artist's home town of Redhill.  The painting with it's original signed and inscribed label verso.  ...

Sold for £1,550.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st September 2014

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Near Box Hilly, Surrey - Sold

The Barnyard, Meopham - Sold

after John Frederick Herring Jr. (1820–1907) - Sold

A very fine late 19th/early 20th century oil painting on canvas depicting horses and other animals in the barnyard at Meopham in Kent.  The painting with a signature lower right.

Sold for £1,827.01 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st September 2014

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The Barnyard, Meopham - Sold

Madonna della Scodella - Sold

follower of Annibale Carracci (1560–1609) - Sold

An extremely fine 17th century Italian oil painting on copper depicting the Madonna and Child with Saints Elizabeth and John the Baptist the seated Mary and the infant Christ hold a cup from which the young Baptist drinks, Elizabeth lifts both hands.  The composition of the painting is based on Carracci's etching of 1606. ...

Sold for £875.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st September 2014

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Madonna della Scodella - Sold

Figures on the Italian Lakes - Sold

John Richard Townsend FRSA (1930-2013) - Sold

A very fine original oil painting by important Nottinghamshire artist John Townsend.  An exceptional example executed on a good scale.

Sold for £1,120.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st September 2014

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Figures on the Italian Lakes - Sold

Fisherfolk on the Coast - Sold

George William Horlor (1823-1895) - Sold

An extremely fine 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a scene on the coast with fisherfolk and a castle ruin beyond by George William Horlor.  The painting is a rare example of the artist's coastal scenes.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

Sold for £1,077.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st September 2014

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Fisherfolk on the Coast - Sold

The Sleeping Christ Child - Sold

after Guido Reni (1575-1642) - Sold

A fine and rare early copy after Reni's original.  Inscribed on the edge of the crossbar of the cross is part of the phrase 'COR MEUM VIGILAT' (which comes from the Song of Solomon: "Ego dormio et cor meum vigilat" (I sleep but my heart is awake)).  A painting with a similar composition by Reni is in the Art Museum, Prince...

Sold for £790.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st September 2014

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The Sleeping Christ Child - Sold

Fisherfolk on the Beach at Low Tide - Sold

James Webb (1825–1895) - Sold

An extremely fine 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a fishing boat and fisherfolk on the beach at low tide by James Webb.  The painting is signed and dated lower left.

Sold for £1,650.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 14th September 2014

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Fisherfolk on the Beach at Low Tide - Sold

Expansive Summer Landscape - Sold

attributed to Walter Heath Williams (1835-1906) - Sold

A very fine  late 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting an expansive summer landscape attributed to Walter Heath Williams .  The painting is a very fine and highly characteristic example of the artist's work.  The painting with an original gallery label from Mandell's Gallery verso.  The painting is ...

Sold for £1,027.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 14th September 2014

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Expansive Summer Landscape - Sold

Sheep and Cattle at Sunset - Sold

William Luker (1828-1905) - Sold

An extremely fine oil painting depicting sheep and cattle at sunset on the moors by specialist painter of landscapes with animals William Luker.  The painting is signed and dated lower right, signed again and inscribed on it's original label verso.

Sold for £1,600.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 14th September 2014

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Sheep and Cattle at Sunset - Sold

The Hunting Party with a Stag - Sold

William James Muller (1812-1845) - Sold

An important original watercolour painting depicting a hunting party with a dead stag by highly influential English artist William James Muller.  The painting is a wonderful example of the artist's work in this medium and is in exceptionally well preserved condition.  The painting is signed and indistinctly dated lower right.Sold for £1,010.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 14th September 2014

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The Hunting Party with a Stag - Sold

Moonlit Riverside Castle Ruins - Sold

circle of Sebastian Pether (1790–1844) - Sold

An extremely fine mid 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a moonlit river scene with castle ruins and figures in a boat.  The composition and detailing of the painting are wonderful, the atmospheric observation of the moonlight and it's effects are typical of Pether's finest works.  The painting with an old label...

Sold for £1,019.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 14th September 2014

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Moonlit Riverside Castle Ruins - Sold

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