Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
DoneThu, Jul 27, 2006 9:00 AM GMT
Paintings, Watercolours, Prints & Drawings
A strong selection of 512 lots of good quality fine art that includes British & Continental Watercolours, Maritime Art, British & Continental Oil Paintings, Sculpotures & Reliefs, Animals & Wildlife Art, Old Master & Later Drawings, Old Master & Later Prints & Engravings, Oriental Art including Woodblock Prints, British & Continental Etchings & Lithographs, Twentieth-Century Prints & Posters, Wood Engravings & Woodcuts, Drawings, Watercolours & Paintings. Most lots are priced between £100 and £10,000. A few selected highlights of this varied and interesting sale include: (lot 164*) an important album of Old Master drawings and prints collected by William Quilter, £4000-6000; (180*) Angelo Campanella, a series of eight hand-coloured engravings of classical Roman wall paintings, 1778-1786, £1000-1500; (194*-209*) Piranesi etchings, 1770s, various estimates; (325*-332*) C.R.W. Nevinson, a series of important prints and drawings from the collection of Grant Richards, various estimates; (437*) Marc Chagall, original drawing in coloured crayons, presented in a book and dedicated to Tom Monnington, 1970, £4000-6000; (453*) an original chalk self-portrait by Isaac Rosenberg, 1916; watercolours by (466*) Harold Knight, (472*) John Nash and (474*) Winifred Nicholson.