A Boor Smoking and Drinking in a Tavern Interior

circle of Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685) - Currently listed on eBay

An exceptional 17th century Dutch oil painting on panel depicting a boor seated in a tavern interior.  The panel with an old label verso attributing the painting to Adriaen van Ostade and with a more recent label suggesting an attribution to Hendrik Martensz Sorgh (c.1611-1670).  Sensitively and expertly painted and clearly the...

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A Boor Smoking and Drinking in a Tavern Interior

Portrait of a Young Beauty

John Bagnold Burgess R.A. (1830-­1897) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine original oil painting on panel by John Bagnold Burgess.  Signed and dated twice lower left, once with initials and once in full.  With a further partial signature on the remains of it's original label verso together with a partial inscription of the artist's address at the time - 205 Maida Vale - and a date apparently 18...

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Portrait of a Young Beauty

Feeding the Baby

Singleton Jowett (1878–1927) - Currently listed on eBay

A fine original oil painting on canvas depicting a mother with her children in a rustic interior.  Signed lower right.

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Feeding the Baby

Swans in Flight Over Yangtze River

Tang Muli (1947-) - Currently listed on eBay

A fine example of the work of important Chinese artist Tang Muli.  Signed and dated lower right.

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Swans in Flight Over Yangtze River

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

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 £4,084.67 in a no reserve eBay sale on 25th January 2015

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The Stag Hunt - Sold

The Uninvited Guest - Sold

Arthur Wardle (1860-1949) - Sold

Provenance;
-Bonhams, London, 15th January 1991, Lot 419 with an estimate of £1,500 - £2,500 GBP. A snapshot of this auction result is included in the photograph section.

Sold for £2,437.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 25th January 2015

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The Uninvited Guest - Sold

Expansive Summer Landscape - Sold

Walter Heath Williams (1835-1906) - Sold

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 is signed lower left. 

Sold for £1,181.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 18th January 2015

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Expansive Summer Landscape - Sold

Vanity - Sold

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

An extremely fine  mid 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting finely dressed figures in an opulent interior.  The gentleman seated in the foreground holds a mirror to reflect the lavish beauty of the lady standing.    An exceptional example of mid 19th century genre painting.  The painting i...

Sold for £1,862.37 in a no reserve eBay sale on 18th January 2015

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Vanity - Sold

Gypsy Encampment - Sold

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

The composition of the present painting is based on Morland's original of 1791.  See R. Richardson, George Morland's Pictures: Their Present Possessors, London, 1897, p. 21, no. 10. at which time the original was in the collection of Sir Walter Gilbey.

Sold for £881.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 18th January 2015

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Gypsy Encampment - Sold

Tending a Horse in the Barn - Sold

attributed to Wouterus Verschuur (1812-1874) - Sold

A very fine 19th century Dutch oil painting on board depicting a horse and cattle in a barn interior attributed to important Dutch animal painter Wouterus Verschuur.   The painting is not signed.

Sold for £1,165.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 11th January 2015

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Tending a Horse in the Barn - Sold

The Naughty Pupil - Sold

William Henry Knight (1823-1863) - Sold

Provenance - the collection of Michael Winner (1935-2013); Sotheby's London, 29th April 2014, Lot 200 with an estimate of £1,800 - £2,500 GBP. 

Sold for £1,700.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 11th January 2015

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The Naughty Pupil - Sold

Musidora - Sold

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

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...

Sold for £2,752.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 28th December 2014

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Musidora - Sold

Shipping off the Cornish Coast - Sold

David James (1853-1904) - Sold

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

Sold for £931.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 28th December 2014

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Shipping off the Cornish Coast - Sold

Still Life with Fruit, Vegetables and Dead Game - 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 £2,151.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 28th December 2014

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Still Life with Fruit, Vegetables and Dead Game - Sold

The Lledr Valley, Snowdonia, North Wales - Sold

George Turner (1843-1910) - Sold

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 ...

Sold for £1,938.88 in a no reserve eBay sale on 28th December 2014

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The Lledr Valley, Snowdonia, North Wales - Sold

Venus - Sold

Charles Augustus Henry Lutyens (1829-1915) - Sold

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.

Sold for £1,120.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 28th December 2014

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Venus - Sold

Fête Champêtre - Sold

Adolphe Monticelli (1824-1886) - Sold

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.

Sold for £1550.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st December 2014

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Fête Champêtre - Sold

Expansive Summer Landscape - Sold

Walter Heath Williams (1835-1906) - Sold

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...

Sold for £1010.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st December 2014

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Expansive Summer Landscape - Sold

Still Life with Plates on a Velvet Cloth - Sold

Gerald Norden (1912-2000) - Sold

A very fine original oil painting by highly regarded still life painter Gerald Norden.  The painting is signed and dated lower left.

Sold for £980.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 21st December 2014

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Still Life with Plates on a Velvet Cloth - Sold

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

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