The Stag Hunt

attributed to Jan Wyck (1652–1702) - Currently listed on eBay

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.

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The Stag Hunt

The Pool in the Meadow

James Christie Prowett (1865–1946) - Currently listed on eBay

Provenance;
- Christie's London, 26th September 2007, Lot 221 with an estimate of £1,500 - £2,000 GBP.
- with Nigel Stacy-Marks Ltd, Perth as Children by a Wooded Pool where purchased by the previous private collector in 2009 for £2,250.00 GBP.

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The Pool in the Meadow

Rustics and Cattle in a River Landscape

19th Century Dutch School - Currently listed on eBay

A very fine 19th century Dutch oil painting on canvas depicting rustics and cattle in a river landscape, possibly based on an earlier composition.  The painting is not signed.

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Rustics and Cattle in a River Landscape

The Uninvited Guest

Arthur Wardle (1860-1949) - Currently listed on eBay

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.

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The Uninvited Guest

Mending the Nets

attributed to Joseph Henderson RSW (1832–1908) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine 19th century oil painting on canvas attributed to important Scottish marine painter Joseph Henderson depicting fisherfolk mending the nets on the beach.  The board with a modern inscription 'J. Henderson' verso - possibly transcribed from an original inscription.

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Mending the Nets

A Peasant Girl Fetching Water

William Shayer Snr (1787 - 1879) - Currently listed on eBay

An extremely fine autograph work by highly regarded landscape and genre painter William Shayer depicting a a young rustic girl with a donkey collecting water from the stream.  The painting is signed and dated lower left. 

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A Peasant Girl Fetching Water

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

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

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