Portrait of a Lady

circle of Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine late 17th/early 18th century oil painting on canvas depicting a young lady half length in a painted oval from the circle of Sir Godfrey Kneller.  An expertly painted and highly attractive early portrait.

£ No Reserve

View this art

Portrait of a Lady

Madonna del Soccorso

19th Century European School - Currently listed on eBay

A fine 19th century European school oil painting on canvas depicting the Madonna appearing to sinners and the sick - a small deamon is visible in the doorway representing the devil.  The composition of the present painting is likely to be based on an earlier original - probably by a 17th century Spanish hand.  The painting is not si...

£ No Reserve

View this art

Madonna del Soccorso

Bluebells in a Wooded Landscape

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

Priory Fine Art is delighted to have been given the opportunity to offer for sale the paintings from the studio of the late John Townsend.  John was a hugely important artist who made a significant contribution to 20th century British art and is perhaps best known for his portrait of Queen Elizabeth II which hangs in Nottingham...

£ No Reserve

View this art

Bluebells in a Wooded Landscape

Going to School

attributed to William Hemsley (1819-1893) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine late 19th century oil painting on board that is almost certainly the work of important English genre painter William Hemsley.  The painting depicts three children on their way to school with their parents looking on from the cottage garden beyond.  An extremely fine example of the artist's work. ...

£ No Reserve

View this art

Going to School

An Allegory of Charity and Faith

follower of Laurent de La Hyre (1606-1656) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine late 17th/early 18th century oil painting on canvas depicting a young lady gazing heavenward whilst draped in finery and surrounded by her worldly possesions as an allegory of charity and faith.  The painting may be a symbolic depiction of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary  - a princess of the Kingdom of Hungary...

£ No Reserve

View this art

An Allegory of Charity and Faith

Peasants Outside the Village Inn

Edwin Masters (fl.1869-1880) - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine example of an original autograph version of what is probably Edwin Masters' best known and most sought after composition.  Many autograph versions of this composition are known - see the photograph section for three different versions sold by Christie's in recent years.  Masters' various treatments of this subject genera...

£ No Reserve

View this art

Peasants Outside the Village Inn

An Expansive Rural Landscape - Sold

18th Century Dutch School - Sold

An extremley fine 18th century Dutch school oil painting on canvas depicting figures on a riverside path with a castle beyond.  The painting is an exceptional example of the landscapes of the period and is clearly the work of a major hand. 

Sold for £1,347.59 in a no reserve eBay sale on 6th July 2014

View this art

An Expansive Rural Landscape - Sold

A Mountainous Highland Landscape - Sold

Henry Hillingford Parker (1858-1930) - Sold

A very fine late 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting a mountainous lake scene, presumably in the Scottish Highlands, by important British landscape painter Henry Hillingford Parker.  The painting is a wonderful and highly atmospheric example of the work of this important artist.  The stretcher with a handwritten ...

Sold for £1,165.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 6th July 2014

View this art

A Mountainous Highland Landscape - Sold

Sheep in the Highlands - Sold

Robert Watson (1865-1916) - Sold

An extremely fine oil painting depicting sheep in the Highlands by specialist painter of sheep and Highland scenes Robert Watson.  The frame with a plaque lower center identifying the artist, with a modern inscription verso suggesting the location is near Ballater in Aberdeenshire.  The painting is signed and dated lower r...

Sold for £1,851.65 in a no reserve eBay sale on 29th June 2014

View this art

Sheep in the Highlands - Sold

Still Life with Fruit against a Mossy Bank - Sold

Oliver Clare (1853-1927) - Sold

An exceptionally fine example of the work of important Victorian still life painter Oliver Clare.  The painting is signed lower right.

Sold for £1,232.25 in a no reserve eBay sale on 29th June 2014

View this art

Still Life with Fruit against a Mossy Bank - Sold

The Doll's Dress - Sold

attributed to Thomas Faed R.A. (1826-1900) - Sold

An extremely fine late 19th century Scottish oil painting on canvas depicting a rustic interior with a grandmother making a doll's dress with her grandaughter looking on.  The style of execution is slightly broader than is typical of the artist's work however the signature and date have been fully examined under ultra viol...

Sold for £970.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 29th June 2014

View this art

The Doll's Dress - Sold

River Scene with Peasants and Cattle - Sold

George Vicat Cole R.A. (1833-1893) - Sold

An extremely fine example of the work of important 19th century landscape painter George Vicat Cole.  The painting depicts cattle and rustics in a mountain valley and is a wonderful and highly atmospheric example of the work of this important Royal Academician.  The painting is signed lower left.

 

Sold for £1,600.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 22nd June 2014

View this art

River Scene with Peasants and Cattle - Sold

The Street Seller - Sold

Jacob Toorenvliet (1640–1719) - Sold

A very fine fully recorded autograph oil painting by important Dutch old master Jacob Toorenvliet.  The painting is a wonderful example of the artist's work the broad treatment typical of Toorenvliet later years with the present example probably dating to c.1710.  The painting possibly indistinctly signed with initials lower le...

Sold for £1,550.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 22nd June 2014

View this art

The Street Seller - Sold

At The Cottage Gate - Sold

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

A very fine oil painting on canvas depicting rustics talking at the gate of a country cottage attributed to George Morland.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

Sold for £1,500.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 22nd June 2014

View this art

At The Cottage Gate - Sold

The Preaching of Saint John the Baptist - Sold

circle of Adam Elsheimer (1578-1610) - Sold

An extremely fine early 17th century oil painting on canvas depicting Saint John the Baptist preaching from the circle of Adam Elsheimer - possibly an Elsheimer studio work.  The composition of the present lot is closely related to Elsheimer's original of c.1602 in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich with several of the figures common to bo...

Sold for £1,120.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 22nd June 2014

View this art

The Preaching of Saint John the Baptist - Sold

The Violin Player - Sold

after Gerrit Dou (1613-1675) - Sold

An extremely fine 18th century oil painting on panel after Gerrit Dou.  The composition of the present lot is based on Gerrit Dou's original of 1653 in The Liechtenstein Museum though with variations.  The painting with an interesting wax collector's stamp verso - the stamp pre-dating the dissolution of the Roman Empire in August 18...

Sold for £1,076.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 22nd June 2014

View this art

The Violin Player - Sold

Children on a Mountain Pass - Sold

attributed to John Frederick Tennant (1796-1872) - Sold

A very fine 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting children on a mountain pass attributed to John Frederick Tennant.  The painting is extremely accomplished and is clearly the work of a major hand.  The frame with a plaque lower center inscribed with the artist's name and dates.

Sold for £1,370.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 15th June 2014

View this art

Children on a Mountain Pass - Sold

Horses and Pigs in a Farmyard

attributed to Henry Charles Woollett (1826-1893) - Sold

A very fine 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting horses and pigs in a farmyard attributed to Henry Charles Woollett.  The frame with a plaque lower center identifying the artist.

Sold for £1,255.12 (for the pair) in a no reserve eBay sale on 15th June 2014

View this art

Horses and Pigs in a Farmyard

Feeding The Chicks - Sold

Edward Charles Barnes (1830-1882) - Sold

A very fine example of the work of important English genre painter Edward Charles Barnes depicting a rustic interior scene with a boy feeding young chicks in a nest with his family looking on.  For a painting with a similar composition and executed on a near identical scale by Barnes see A Mother's Touch, Sotheby's Ne...

Sold for £1,408.80 in a no reserve eBay sale on 8th June 2014

View this art

Feeding The Chicks - Sold

Summer Landscape - Sold

Walter Heath Williams (1835-1906) - Sold

A very fine  late 19th century oil painting on canvas depicting an expansive summer landscape.  The painting is a very fine and highly characteristic example of the artist's work.  The painting is signed lower right.

Sold for £1,850.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 8th June 2014

View this art

Summer Landscape - Sold

Cattle in the Highlands - Sold

Robert Watson (1865-1916) - Sold

An extremely fine oil painting depicting cattle in the Highlands by specialist painter of animals and Highland scenes Robert Watson.  The painting is signed and dated lower right.

Sold for £1,073.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 1st June 2014

View this art

Cattle in the Highlands - Sold

Playing Draughts by Candlelight - Sold

Johannes Rosierse (1818-1901) - Sold

An exceptional 19th century Dutch genre painting depicting a family group playing draughts in a candlelit interior by important Dutch genre painter and specialist painter of candlelit scenes Johannes Rosierse.  The painting is a wonderful example of the artist's work - sensitively and expertly painted with the candlelight and it's effect...

Sold for £1,307.99 in a no reserve eBay sale on 1st June 2014

View this art

Playing Draughts by Candlelight - Sold

Summer River Scene - Sold

William Miller Frazer RSA (Scottish, 1864-1961) - Sold

An extremely fine oil painting on canvas depicting a summer river scene with a cow watering and children on a path beyond by important Scottish landscape painter William Miller Frazer.  The painting is signed lower right.

Sold for £1,955.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 1st June 2014

View this art

Summer River Scene - Sold

Cattle and Sheep - Sold

William Douglas (1780-1832) - Sold

A fine and rare example of the landscape paintings of important early 19th century British artist William Douglas.  Although widely recognised as an exceptional painter of animals and landscapes the majority of the artist's oeuvre are portraits with landscapes rarely offered for sale on the open market.  The present lot is a pa...

Sold for £1,020.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 25th May 2014

View this art

Cattle and Sheep - Sold

Italian Landscape - Sold

Sir John Alfred Arnesby Brown (1866- 1955) - Sold

A fine and rare original oil painting by important English landscape painter Sir John Arnesby Brown.  This exceptional example of the work of this important landscape painter has a wonderful provenance having previously been valued at £3,000 - £5,000 for inclusion in Bonhams' sale of East Anglian art at Bury St Edmunds in 201...

Sold for £1,021.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 11th May 2014

View this art

Italian Landscape - Sold

Highland Cattle - Sold

Daniel Sherrin (1868-1940) - Sold

A very fine original oil painting on canvas depicting highland cattle in a landscape by highly regarded landscape and cattle painter Daniel Sherrin.  The painting is a very fine example of the artist's work.  The painting is signed lower left. 

Sold for £1,500.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 11th May 2014

View this art

Highland Cattle - Sold

A Watermill in Derbyshire - Sold

John Glover (1767-1849) - Sold

An extremely fine example of the work of important British landscape painter John Glover.  The painting has been independently authenticated by Timothy Kendrew a former specialist with Christie's in London and Australia - a signed letter from Timothy Kendrew will be supplied to the buyer.

 

Sold for £990.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 4th May 2014

View this art

A Watermill in Derbyshire - Sold

Reductio Ad Absurdum - Sold

John Pettie R.A. (1839-1893) - Sold

An important example of the work of John Pettie.  The painting has a wonderfully documented early provenance having been exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1884.  The painting was then sold by Christie's in 1890 where it was catalouged as from the collection of C. Neck.  The painting features in the book John Pettie, R.A., ...

Sold for £2,200.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 27th April 2014

View this art

Reductio Ad Absurdum - Sold

Fisherfolk on the Coast at Low Tide - Sold

François-Étienne Musin (1820-1888) - Sold

An important 19th century marine painting depicting fisherfolk on the beach at low tide by important Belgian marine painter François-Étienne Musin.  The painting is a wonderful example of the artist's work and fully demonstrates Musin's extraordinary ability as a marine painter.  The painting is signed lower right.

Sold for £1,645.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 27th April 2014

View this art

Fisherfolk on the Coast at Low Tide - Sold

Morning Light - Sold

John Townsend FRSA (1930-2013) - Sold

A very fine original oil painting by important Nottinghamshire artist John Townsend.  The painting is signed with the artist's monogram lower left.

 

Sold for £1,571.00 in a no reserve eBay sale on 13th April 2014

View this art

Morning Light - Sold

Welcome to Priory Fine Art

We specialise in high quality 17th - 20th Century British and European Fine Art with a particular emphasis on Victorian and 20th century British paintings. Our team have a combined experience of over 80 years in the field of fine art and have together handled the sale of many millions of pounds worth of art. As well as our own team of specialists we have close contacts from the leading auction houses who often assist us with particular pieces, this relationship ensures that we are able to catalogue any lot, from a modern British watercolour to a 17th century Italian Baroque oil painting, accurately and conclusively.

We have sold paintings to clients from ever continent on earth and previous eBay purchasers have included heads of industry, QCs, top London galleries and even an English MP.

Our aim is to offer pieces of art which will not only look great in your home but will also be a sound financial investment for the future. Art has long been regarded as a strong and safe investment.

Ellen Kelleher a personal finance reporter for The Financial Times recently wrote an article recommending art, particularly in the $500 - $50,000 range as a sound long term investment with an impressive current average annual increase of 9.7 percent. See Hang your investments on the wall by Ellen Kelleher Published October 22 2010 by the Financial Times.

 

 

View the auction

Take a look at the art currently available in our eBay auction site.

View auction

View the featured art

Take a look at the featured art currently available from Priory Fine Art.

View featured art

Get in touch

Please get in touch should you have any questions about our art.

Get in touch