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Important 16th-17thc (1575-1625) Portrait of King Henry VII 7th AFTER HOLBEIN THE YOUNGERS Whitehall Palace Tudor Dynasty Mural / Framed 63 x 51 Inches. OFFERS IN EXCESS OF £100000
MAGNIFICENT OIL PORTRAIT PAINTING OF KING HENRY VII(7TH)Estimated Dateline Late 16thc-17thc(1575-1625)
RARE SURVIVING COPY (LATER CUT DOWN) AFTER HANS HOLBEIN THE YOUNGERS WHITEHALL PALACE TUDOR DYNASTY MURAL (1536-37)WITH LATER ADDITION OF CROWN BY HIS ELBOW.
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An impressive grand scale oil portrait on canvas of the King standing three-quarter length in a lavish interior and wearing a gold ermine lined cloak and black cap, unusually with a rare painted image of the post medieval crown at his side,which was later altered & enhanced by his son King Henry 8th with more jewells.
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This composition is derived from the 'Dynasty Portrait' in which Henry VIII in 1537 commissioned Hans Holbein the Younger to create a mural of the Tudor dynasty to commemorate his son Edwards birth.
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Henry VIII ‘inherited’ Whitehall Palace after Cardinal Wolsey’s death in 1529. He spent a considerable amount of money on it and it was regarded as the largest 23 acre palace in Europe.
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It was here that Holbein created his largest and most important royal commission, the Whitehall mural executed in 1536, in which Henry was portrayed with his Queen Jane Seymour and his parents, Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Sadly the palace burned down on 4-5 January 1698 when a laundry maid left washing drying in front of an open fire.
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Luckily, in 1667 the Flemish artist Remigius van Leemput (an assistant of Van Dyck) had produced a small copy of the great wall painting. It measured 88.9 x 98.7cm. This reduced version was created at the command of Leemput’s royal master King Charles II.
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The painting included Latin verses(originally painted on the front of rostrum/but not shown in our version) directing praise at the two male rulers.
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Paintings of the Kings and Queens of England such as this, or 'Long Gallery Sets' as they were known, were very popular in the 16th & 17th century & would be displayed in grand houses and castles.
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Hans Holbein the Younger (c. 1497-1543) was a German artist and official court painter to King Henry VIII.
born 1497 - died November 29, 1543
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Character's backstory: Son of Hans Holbein the Elder, Hans Holbein the Younger was arguably one of the greatest portrait artists of his time. Born in Augsburg, Germany, Holbein was taught his skill by his father and gained experience painting altar pieces and carving woodcuts.
With a letter of introduction from his patron and mentor Erasmus, Holbein traveled to England for the first time in 1526. Holbein went on to paint many in the court of King Henry VIII, including Thomas More, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour and Anne of Cleves.
Holbein later contracted what was likely the plague and died in 1547.
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HENRY TUDOR 1457-1509 (Crowned King Henry VII)
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Henry VII was not an obvious candidate for the throne when he seized it by victory over Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485,after the French readily supplied him with troops and equipment for an invasion
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Henry was born in Wales, his mother was just 13 years old. His father Edmund died before he was born.
His claim to the throne came through Margaret Beaufort,his mother,descended from John of Gaunt.
Henry died in 1509 at Richmond Palace, he is buried at Westminster Abbey and was succeeded by Henry VIII.
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CONDITION
Very good condition for approx 400 + years of age.Signs of a hand woven reline some 200+ yrs ago Craquelure, professional old repair(dark area) & slight scuffs.
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FRAME
Exceptional early 17thc hand sculptured wooden gilt frame,enhanced with carved tulips,fruit flowers, english roses,acorns an inter-twining ribbon.
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MEASUREMENTS
HEIGHT 63 Inches (Inc Frame)
Width 51 Inches (Inc.Frame)
CANVAS VISUAL SIZE 56¼ x 44 in. (143 x 112 cm.)
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IMAGE 12 PAINTING OF HOLBEINS MURAL BY LEEMPUT C1667
IMAGE 13 WATERCOLOUR COPY AFTER LEEMPUT
IMAGE 14 ORIGINAL HOLBEIN TUDOR CARTOON DRAWING
IMAGE 15 PROVENANCE 18THC.ITALIAN VILLA NR.MILAN
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ALFRED POLLENTINE VENICE OIL PAINTING 48 X 68 INS VIEW OF THE GRAND CANAL IN STUNNING DECORATIVE FRAME
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ALFRED POLLENTINE (1836-1890)
The artist is best known for his beautifully depicted Venetian scenes,Alfred being the best known of a family of artists which included R.J.Pollentine (fl. 1852-62) a painter of landscapes and animals, and W.H.Pollentine (fl. 1847 - 50) who painted coastal and shipping scenes.
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Most renowned for his substantial body of work depicting scenes of Venice, Alfred Pollentine occasionally painted views of familiar English coastal landmarks (Whitby, Scarborough, St. Michaels Mount, Tynemouth etc); and much more rarely, continental ports.
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Obviously interested by the relationship of town and water, Alfred Pollentine's is a fluid smooth style, in which fine use of line is combined with a distinctive and Italianate use of pastel colouring.
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Although he exhibited at the major London galleries during the period 1861 - 1880, showing 2 works at the British Institution and 23 at the Royal Society of British Artists, Pollentine had a robust market for his work and he rarely needed to exhibit during latter part of his long career as an artist.
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This huge example within a stunningly decorative period frame is one of the best works around in todays sought after market for his works,which paintings a fraction of the size still selling for thousands at the best auctions in London.
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This substantial work was obviously for a very wealthy client,who has spared no expense in the shear scale of the commission,being one on its own for size,and making this example a are and collectible painting.
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CONDITION
This fine example has been professionally cleaned throughout and restored visually to near perfect.
The canvas has had a professional re-line to a high standard and is well strengthened as a result of work.
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FRAME
This is one of the most spectacularly decorative swept gilt frames seen for a long while and absolutely makes the painting a million dollars in looks.Very original hand made plaster moulded design with the odd but unnoticeable old repair.
A frame of this huge size and quality could cost as much as £2500-£3000 today fully restored.
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SIGNATURE
The painting has been clearly signed in the lower right botton corner "Pollentine"
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MEASUREMENTS (Including Frame)
Height 48 Inches ( 4ft)
Width 68 Inches ( 5ft/8 Inches)
Depth 6 Inches
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PRICED AT £22,500 GBP
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18THC OIL PAINTING TITLED BANDITTI BY ROBERT SURTEES SNR (THE ELDER) OF MAINSFORTH HALL COUNTY DURHAM C1775 70 X 51 INCHES
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A Fine 18thc Large Scale Oil Painting on canvas depicting a group of bearded Bandits drinking ale and smoking their clay pipes in their encampment in Dalby Forest near Mainsforth Hall,Mainsforth County Durham.
The moonlit evening sky illuminates their faces.
The bandits are depicted with three of their working dogs both resting by their owners sides.
In the forground a muskett can be seen lying on the dusty ground,with a large jug resting on a stone.
One Bandit is seen playing a hand of cards.
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ABOUT MAINSFORTH
MAINSFORTH, a township in Bishop-Middleham parish, Durham, on the river Little Skerne; near the Darlington railway, 7½ miles E of Bishop-Auckland. Acres, 627. Real property, £586. Pop., 58. Houses, 10. Mainsforth Hall belonged to the Huttons; passed to the Surteeses; and is notable for the residence in it of the late Robert Surtees, the county historian and antiquary. Sir Walter Scott often visited it; and he planted an oak tree, which flourishes at the end of the houseterrace.
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HISTORY. (Mainsforth Hall)
Mainsforth is a small village in County Durham, in England. It is situated to the east of Ferryhill, and lies within the ecclesiastical parish of Bishop Middleham The earliest settlement in Mainsforth may have been on Marble (Narble Hill).
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Mainsforth Hall was a significant building in the centre of this small village, until its demolition in the 1960s. The Hall was for many years the dwelling of the Surtees family. The most famous member of the family was Robert Surtees (1779-1834), the great County Durham historian.
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Today the hamlet contains several farms and older cottages and some modern executive style detached dwellings. It retains its character principally because of the many trees in the village and because of the retention of the wall of Mainsforth Hall in the centre of the village.
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Lord Robert Surtees, a descendant of the ancient family of Surtees of Low Dinsdale Manor also acquired the old manor house and estate at Redworth.
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Redworth Hall is a 17th-century country house at Redworth, Heighington, County Durham, England now converted to a hotel. It is a listed building.
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Robert Surtees The Elder carried out substantial rebuilding work in 1744, incorporating some of the 17th fabric. He created an impressive sandstone mansion of two storeys and gabled attics to which further extensions were added in 1820 by his nephew and heir, Robert Smith Surtees who High Sheriff of Durham in 1855.
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Robert Surtees (antiquarian) of Mainforth Hall (now demolished) was a great nephew of the elder Robert.
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The Surtees family lived at Redworth until the death in 1955 of Henry SB Surtees (High Sheriff in 1929).
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FRAME: This very decorative swept frame is craftman made to a high standard and is finished in a rich antique gold leaf with moulded canthas leaf design.
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CONDITION: The canvas has a good secure old relining and one tiny patch,well repaired to rear.
The painted surfaces are stable with only minor craquelure,still retaining the original rich colours.
There are slight signs of some careful minor retouching as expected after 240 yrs.
There are no thinned or faded areas.
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Painted as a moonlit scene in a darkened forest setting, this painting benefits greatly from having a strong picture light above the canvas.
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MEASUREMENTS(Including Frame)
Height: 51 Inches
Width 70 Inches
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Last sold at the NEC Birmingham.
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SIGNATURE:(See Last Image 15)Right hand Margin / Mid
Inscribed: Robt.Surtees Pinxt
Mainsforth
1775
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WILLIAM GREENWOOD & CYCILL CALMADY HIS GRANDAUGHTER BY ARTIST FREDERICK RICHARD SAY.19TH CENTURY OIL PORTRAIT ENGLISH SCHOOL C1833 COMMISSIONED & INSCRIBED VERSO BY HIS DAUGHTER EMILY GREENWOOD CALMADY 41 X 42 INCHES
AN EXCEPTIONAL DISCOVERY OF A VERY IMPORTANT PORTRAIT WITH CLOSE FAMILY TIES AND BY ASSOCIATION TO SIR THOMAS LAWRENCE'S MOST FAMOUS PAINTING OF THE "CALMADY CHILDREN",SO WELL KNOWN & DOCUMENTED IN THE ART WORLD TODAY.

This rare portrait has been discovered recently and has been away in London for the last eight months,undergoing a full and expensive restoration to the highest of standards,to include the original re-leafing in 9crt gold of the very ornate frame,which looks absolutely stunning and in fantastic overall condition.

The portrait depicts one of the five Calmady children,namely Cycill-Christiana Calmady b1823,younger sister to the two elder famous Calmady sisters painted by Sir Thomas Lawrence.as seen in our attached final image number 5.

The well known and famous portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is currently owned and on display in the Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art in New York and is a priceless exhibit,BELIEVED TO HAVE COST THEM £1 MILLION TO BUY,and which was recorded as sold back in 1886 by Christies for the huge sum of £1869.

This fine example we have offered for sale is painted by the portraiture artist Frederick Richard Say,and was commissioned by Emily nee-Greenwood Calmady,the childrens mother,who has hand written the following note /info on the verso:

INSCRIBED VERSO:

" William Greenwood Esquire - born March 1764
Died April 1844 -Painted by F.R.Say 1833 with his
Grandaughter Cycill C.Calmady,in her 10th year "

( "This Copy made 1850 by his daughter Emily Calmady ")
* The latter note is actually intended to convey the identity of the person making the inscription.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

FREDERICK RICHARD SAY 1804 - 1868)
Was a notable society portrait painter in London between about 1830 and 1860, undertaking commissions for portraits of many famous and important figures such as Earl Grey, Sir Robert Peel, the Duke of Wellington and the Royal family.

Emily Calmady was marriied in 1816 to a gentleman named Charles-Biggs Calmady ( b.1791 ) of Langdon Hall County of Devon.

Emily nee-Greenwood Calmady's father,was William Greenwood Esq,a builder from Brookwood Hampshire,who is shown depicted with his grandaughter,when she was aged just 10 years old.

ABOUT GRANDAUGHTER CYCILL-CHRISTIANA:

In 1854 Cycill Christiana married William Frederick Collier.The Collier family in the early 19th century resided in Plymouth,but by the end of the century had acquired Woodtown in the parish of Sampford Spinney.
The Collier family are presently the most direct decendants of the Calmady line.

CONDITION:

The portrait has been wax re-lined and professionally cleaned and lightly revarnished,but retaining all the original painted surfaces.

Due to age there are signs of crackleture in the fleshy areas of the arms and faces,consistant with age and normally seen with most paintings to some degree on closer inspection,but much less obvious from a reasonable distance,especially when the portrait is seen in normal light.

DATE PAINTED: Circa 1833

MEASUREMENTS:
HEIGHT 42 Inches Inc.Frame
WIDTH: 41 Inches Inc.Frame

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AFTER FURTHER RESEARCH & ASSESSMENT THIS FINE POTRAIT WOULD BE A VALUABLE ACQUISITION ESPECIALLY TO THE
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FINE LATE 17TH CENTURY OIL PORTRAIT PAINTING OF DAVID 2nd EARL WEMYSS WEARING HIS FULL SUIT OF ARMOUR & CIRCLE OF ARTIST DAVID SCOUGALL IN PERIOD CARVED WOODEN GILT FRAME H54 X W44 INCHES
A fine three quarter late 17th century oil portrait on canvas presented in a period carved wooden gilded frame.

SITTER
DAVID 2ND EART WEMYSS wears his full suit of gleaming armour almost tailored to his substantial size,a weightly looking gentleman of distinction and aristocratic social standing.

ABOUT DAVID 2nd EARL WEMYSS

David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss (6 September 1610 – July 1679) was an army officer.

Only son of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss and Jean Gray (d. 1640), daughter of Lord Gray.

As Lord Elcho, a title he held between 1633 and 1649, he commanded a regiment of Fife infantry in the Scottish army which reached Newcastle upon Tyne in August 1640.
On 1 September 1644, at the head of about 6000 men, he was routed by Montrose at Tippermuir, and in August 1645, as supernumerary commander to Lieutenant-General William Baillie, again suffered defeat by Montrose's forces at Kilsyth.

He married three times:

(July 1625) Anna (d. 1649), daughter of Robert Balfour, 2nd Lord Balfour of Burleigh;
(April 1650) Helenor (d. 1652), daughter of John Fleming, 2nd Earl of Wigtown;
(13 January 1653) Margaret (d. 1688), daughter of John Leslie, 6th Earl of Rothes, and widow of Francis Scott, 2nd Earl of Buccleuch; one daughter, Margaret, the only child to outlive her father.

He died in 1679 at Wemyss Castle in Fife, whose estate he had done much to develop.



ABOUT THE ARTIST DAVID SCOUGALL
David Scougall (Scottish, active 1661 - 1677)
David Scougall may have studied with John Michael Wright, whose work he certainly copied, but very little is known about this portrait painter aside from the works signed by or attributed to him and a few surviving accounts. His clients included some of the most powerful people in Scotland, for example, Archibald Campbell, Marquis of Argyll, whose daughter Scougal also painted in 1654. His son or nephew, John Scougal, was also a portrait painter and some of his early works may have been confused with those of the older artist.

CONDITION
Good condition commensurate with age after completion of restoration works.
Signs of an old reline still all good and having had replacement stretchers many years ago.
Painted surfaces are generally fine with just afew areas of overpainting although colours are still vibrant and sharp after good clean and light re-varnish to finish.
All works carried out by experts in their field.

MEASUREMENTS(Including Frame)
Height 54 Inches
Width 44 Inches

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FINE LATE 17TH CENTURY OIL PORTRAIT PAINTING OF MR. GIBSON OF DURIE WEARING HIS FULL SUIT OF ARMOUR & ATTRIBUTED TO ARTIST DAVID SCOUGALL IN PERIOD CARVED WOODEN GILT FRAME H54 X W44 INCHES
A fine three quarter late 17th century oil portrait on canvas presented in a period carved wooden gilded frame.

SITTER
Mr.Gibson of Durie looks confidently towards the artist with concentration and pride gesturing with his right arm out stretched with sword seen held in his left hand.
Mr.Gibson wears his full suit of gleaming armour almost tailored to his substantial size,a weightly looking gentleman of distinction and social standing.

HISTORY OF THE DURIE CLAN OF SCOTLAND
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http://www.electricscotland.com/history/nation/gibson.htm

ABOUT THE ARTIST DAVID SCOUGALL
David Scougall (Scottish, active 1661 - 1677)
David Scougall may have studied with John Michael Wright, whose work he certainly copied, but very little is known about this portrait painter aside from the works signed by or attributed to him and a few surviving accounts. His clients included some of the most powerful people in Scotland, for example, Archibald Campbell, Marquis of Argyll, whose daughter Scougal also painted in 1654. His son or nephew, John Scougal, was also a portrait painter and some of his early works may have been confused with those of the older artist.

CONDITION
Very good condition indeed after completion of full professional restoration to a high standard.
Signs of an old reline still all good and having had replacement stretchers many years ago.
Painted surfaces are all fine and colours are still vibrant and sharp after clean and light re-varnish.
All works carried out by experts in their field.

MEASUREMENTS(Including Frame)
Height 54 Inches
Width 44 Inches

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THE PIE EATERS AFTER BARTOLOME ESTEBAN MURILLO 1617-D1682 OIL ON CANVAS EARLY 19TH CENTURY CIRCA 1800-1820 EUROPEAN SCHOOL IN ORIGINAL SWEPT GILT FRAME SIZE 53 X 46 INCHES
A fine oil painting titled "The Pie Eaters" after the original work of art painted back in the mid 17th century by the reknown and talented Spanish artist Bartolomé Esteban Murillo.

A well painted correct full scale version from the early 19th century (1800-1810)and finished with the same style of brush stroke and realism seen in the original work,very much like an old master.

This fine version being painted with warmth and charm achieved in the original,currently in the Alte Pinakothek museum in the Kunstareal in Munich.

CONDITION
The condition of the canvas is good,having been relined many years ago,and still holding firm,with no further attention being required.

The painted surfaces have some signs of being carefully retouched and lighly revarnished as part of a recent full professional restoration program, although this is difficult to see,as the style and texture of this fine painting has a consistant flow.

Great warmth and charm is felt when in the presence of this amazing painting,which under subtle lighting has a depth and realism flowing from the charactors,being two young hungry boys eating a pie under the nose of their dog.

FRAME
An original plaster and gilt swept frame in good solid condition,having just a few old repairs and still
looking great and vibrant with fine detail.

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (born late December 1617, baptized January 1, 1618 – April 3, 1682) was a Spanish Baroque painter. Although he is best known for his religious works, Murillo also produced a considerable number of paintings of contemporary women and children. These lively, realist portraits of flower girls, street urchins, and beggars constitute an extensive and appealing record of the everyday life of his times.

LIFE
Murillo was born to Gaspar Estaban Murillo and Maria Perez. He may have been born in Seville or in Pilas, a smaller Andalusian town.[1] It is clear that he was baptized in Seville in 1618, the youngest son in a family of fourteen. His father was a barber and surgeon. His parents died when Murillo was still very young, and the artist was largely brought up by his aunt and uncle. Murillo married Beatriz Cabrera in 1645; their first child, named Maria, was born shortly after their marriage. The mother and daughter became the subjects of two of his paintings: The Virgin of the Rosary[2] and Madonna and Child.

CAREER
Murillo began his art studies under Juan del Castillo in Seville. Murillo became familiar with Flemish painting; the great commercial importance of Seville at the time ensured that he was also subject to influences from other regions. His first works were influenced by Zurbarán, Jusepe de Ribera and Alonzo Cano, and he shared their strongly realist approach.

In 1642, at the age of 26, he moved to Madrid, where he most likely became familiar with the work of Velázquez, and would have seen the work of Venetian and Flemish masters in the royal collections; the rich colors and softly modeled forms of his subsequent work suggest these influences.[2] He returned to Seville in 1645. In that year, he painted thirteen canvases for the monastery of St. Francisco el Grande in Seville which improved his reputation.
Again back in Sevill,he was one of the founders of the Academia de Bellas Artes (Academy of Art), sharing its direction, in 1660, with the architect Francisco Herrera the Younger. He died in Seville in 1682 at the age of 64.

LEGACY
Murillo had many pupils and followers. The prolific imitation of his paintings ensured his reputation in Spain and fame throughout Europe, and prior to the 19th century his work was more widely known than that of any other Spanish artist.

MEASUREMENTS ( Including Frame)
Height: 53 Inches
Width: 46 Inches
Depth: 4 Inches

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17TH OIL PORTRAIT OF JUDGE SIR ROBERT DORMER MP & ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS HILL B.1661 - D1734 ENGLISH SCHOOL 57 X 48 INCHES
A fine oil on canvas portrait of Sir Robert Dormer MP,born 1650 - died 1726
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Attributed to Thomas Hill 1661 - 1734.
Initialed on the letter on the table T.H.
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DATE:
Approximate date is estimated to be between 1695-1710 latest.
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MEASUREMENTS (Inc Frame)
Height: 57 Inches
Width: 48 Inches
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FRAME:
A fine decorative period plaster & gilt example in good condition.
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CONDITION:
After careful cleaning and restoration works,
the portrait is now in very good condition for its age,having already been wax re-lined around 20 - 30 years ago.
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HISTORY:
Robert Dormer was the second son of John Dormer, Barister of Lee Grange & Purston, Buckingham.
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He was baptised at Quainton near Aylesbury on 30th May 1650.
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He entered Lincoln`s Inn in May 1669, called to the bar in January 1675.
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He later became Chancellor of Durham.
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He entered parliament as a member for Aylesbury in 1698.
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In 1701 & 1705 he was elected as M.P. for the county of Buckinghamshire.
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On 28th November 1702 he became M.P for Northallerton.
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He was raised to the bench of the common pleas on 8th January 1706.
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His seat was at Arle Court near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
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He inherited Lee Grange & Purston from his nephew Sir William Dormer 2nd Bt.
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He died on 18th September 1726 & was buried at Quainton.
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In the tower of Quainton Church you will find a fine monument to Sir Robert Dormer & his wife & son.
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OUR REF: 0370 * A MAGNIFICENT WORK OF ART

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VENETIAN SCHOOL OIL ON CANVAS AFTER FRANCESCO GUARDI DEPICTING A VIEW ON THE GRAND CANAL WITH GONDOLA 37 X 29 INS
Fine oil on canvas Venetian School very much in the style of Guardi.
Circa 1800-1820 ( unsigned ).

Francesco Guardi was, after Canaletto, the main painter of views of Venice in the 18th century.

His early figurative paintings were carried out in association with his brother, Gian Antonio, but in about 1760 Guardi turned to view painting.

Following Canaletto he recorded both the architecture of the city and the celebrations of its inhabitants in interior and exterior scenes.
These works brought him great success.

Francesco Guardi was born in Venice, the son of a minor painter, Domenico Guardi. In 1719 his sister married Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, who may have influenced the vivacity and bright colouring of Guardi's figures.

While Guardi followed Canaletto in producing views or vedute, he soon developed his own style, based on a freer handling of paint.
He took particular pleasure in rendering the vibrant atmosphere of Venetian light and its dazzling effect on water.

The more 'impressionistic' approach of Guardi also found expression in small-scale imaginary scenes or capricci, of which there are many surviving examples, such as 'An Architectural Caprice'.

CONDITION:
Excellent throughout,requiring no restoration,and ready to hang on the wall.

MEASUREMENTS:
Height : 29 Inches (Including Frame)
Width : 37 Inches )Including Frame)

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ROYAL ACADEMY EXHIBITED LANDSCAPE PAINTING BY ARTIST J.KNIGHT DEPICTING A MOORLAND RURAL SCENE WITH DEER EXECUTED IN A PASTEL & GOUACHE MEDIUM CIRCA 1895 MOUNTED INSIDE A LARGE SWEPT GILT FRAME SIZE 62 X 52 INCHES
A quality work of art painted in Pastel & Gouache by sought after Royal Academy acclaimed artist
J.Knight,depicting a moorland landscape scene with deer.

This fine example is in excellent condition and is protected under the original glass.

SPECIAL NOTE
This fine painting finished in Pastel & Gouache captures perfectly the steamy mist and dewey dampness of the moors,with the green grassy colours changing intensity in the various applications of sunlight and daylight,a true realistic landscape having depth and realism to stir most imaginations.

All very well scaled and just like looking through a real framed window bringing the outside inside.

FRAME:
A beautiful swept original frame made from cast gesso and recently fully re-gilded throughout,and now looking absolutely stunning.
The frame has had some previous old repairs.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Knight was a member of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, joining in January 1868. He withdrew in 1879 and was re-elected in 1883. He was also elected a member of the Dudley Gallery, the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, the Royal Etchers, the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art, the Limners Club and Art-Min-Afon, Betws-y-Coed. In 1874 he was a Royal Manchester Institution prize-winner and in 1891 he won a bronze medal at the Paris Exhibition.[3]

At the Royal Academy his works were frequently hung on the line. His work is in the their permanent collection as well as at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Gallery London, Manchester Art Gallery, Walker Art Gallery and other provincial galleries

The Manchester School of Painters was formed by a number of disgruntled young vanguard painters in the 1870s. They were deeply influenced by the artist, Joseph Knight who was a successful painter, etcher and photographer. He was the founder member of the Manchester School of Painters. Knight painted how “he” desired and refused to conform to traditional Art School rules and this appealed to his young admirers. Twice weekly they would all meet up at Knight’s studio in York Place behind the Union Chapel in Oxford Road, Manchester to discuss new ways to develop their techniques.

LABEL VERSO

ROYAL ACADEMY LABEL
Exhibited in 1896

PICTURE FRAMERS LABEL
ROSS & PHILLIPS
50/52 Church Street Liverpool & London Chambers

MEASUREMENTS ( Including Frame)
Height: 52 Inches
Width : 62 Inches

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LATE 18TH CENTURY OIL PORTRAIT OF MAJOR SIR CHARLES SHIPLEY (1755-1815) GOVENOR OF GRENADA & AFTER STUDIO OF JOHN ECKSTEIN 59 X 46 INS IN ORIGINAL GILT GESSO FRAME
SHIPLEY, Sir CHARLES (1755–1815), general, and governor of Grenada, West Indies, was the son of Richard Shipley of Stamford, Lincolnshire, and of Copt Hall, Luton, Bedfordshire, a captain of cavalry, by his wife Jane, daughter of Robert Rudyerd, of Wormley, Hertfordshire. The latter was great-grandson and representative of Sir Benjamin Rudyerd [q. v.] of West Woodhay, Berkshire. Charles Shipley was born at Copt Hall on 18 Feb. 1755. On the death of his mother's only brother, Captain Benjamin Rudyerd of the Coldstream guards,his mother became sole heiress of the families of Maddox and Rudyerd.

On 1 April 1771, after passing through the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich, Shipley received a commission as ensign and practitioner engineer. In the following year he went to Minorca. On 4 March 1776 he was promoted to be lieutenant and sub-engineer. He returned to England in 1778, and was stationed at Gravesend as engineer on the staff under Colonel Debbieg.

From 1780 to 1783 he served in the Leeward Islands, and in 1788 he again went to the West Indies and was stationed at Antigua. Early in 1792 he returned to England to be tried by court-martial for disobedience to regulations in that he employed his own negroes in Antigua on government fortification work. The court sat at the Horse Guards from 23 Feb. to 1 March, found Shipley guilty, and sentenced him to be suspended from rank and pay for 12 months.

On 15 Aug. 1793 Shipley was promoted to be captain.At the solicitation of Sir John Vaughan, commander-in-chief in the West Indies, he again applied to be sent thither, and embarked in November with his family in the government storeship Woodley. After leaving Plymouth severe storms compelled them to put into Gibraltar and Cadiz,and when at length they arrived within a few miles of Barbados, they were captured by the French corvette Perdrix. The prisoners were confined in hulks at Guadeloupe,but Shipley's wife was set free, and eventually managed to extort the liberation of her husband from the French republican general, Victor Hugues.On 6 May 1795 Shipley was promoted to be major in the army.

In July 1815 Shipley declined promotion out of the corps of royal engineers.Ever careless of personal exposure, excessive fatigue at the attack on Guadeloupe brought on an illness which ended in his death at his seat of government at Grenada on 30 Nov. 1815. He was buried in the church of St. George's, Grenada, amid the regret of all classes.

Shipley married at Gravesend, in May 1780, Mary, daughter of James Teale, by his wife Mary, daughter of Dr. Ralph Blomer, prebendary of Canterbury. Lady Shipley died at Boulogne (where she was assigned a residence by Louis XVIII in consideration of her husband's services in the French West Indies) on 6 Aug. 1820, and was buried in the English burial-ground there; her remains were removed and reinterred in the cloisters of Canterbury Cathedral. Their youngest daughter, Elizabeth Cole (d. 1828), married in 1809 Henry David Erskine, twelfth earl of Buchan.

ABOUT THE ARTIST(Studio of)
Johann or John Eckstein (1736- 27 June 1817), a German modeller and painter, lived in the 18th century, and studied at the Royal Academy in London, where he spent the greater part of his life. He stayed some time at Potsdam, and was practising in Birmingham in 1792. In 1796 he painted The Soldier's Return, and a Family Gathering. The Berlin Museum has two beautiful reliefs, signed J. E., which are said to be by this artist. He left London for the United States, and died in Havana in 1817.

CONDITION:
Evidence of an old relining with repair using a substantial heavy canvas material and signs of ample recleaning with thinned areas of surface paint,plus small signs of surface degredation of the old varnish.
Still in very respectable order for the age and best left as is,ready to hang on wall.

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GEORGIAN OIL PORTRAIT OF YOUNG GIRL IN BLUE DRESS & PRESENTED IN HAND CRAFTED BURR WALNUT EFFECT 4" DEEP FRAME 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH SCHOOL & 44.5 X 56 INCHES
A quality large oil on canvas portrait of a beautiful young girl shown in a pale blue satin and lace dress,posing whilst holding a pink rose,wearing a double string necklace of carnelian beads.

CONDITION:
Very Good Condition for age and recently carefully cleaned.

DATELINE
Early Georgian c1760-90

FRAME:
A beautiful and wonderfully hand crafted heavy frame,being 4 inches deep,and finished with a hand painted burr walnut immitation finish which looks authentic and makes the piece.

Measurements:
Height: 56 Inches
Width: 44.5 Inches
Depth: 4 Inches

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17THC.OIL PORTRAIT PAINTING OF A LADY CIRCLE OF GODFREY KNELLER ENGLISH SCHOOL C1680-1700
A fine oil on canvas portrait of an elegant young lady seen posing informally glancing towards the talented artist,who captures the moment perfectly with a view of her wearing a fashionable blue velvet dress and without her wig and finery.

The portrait is nicely presented in an oval slip,being detailed with fine chasing and presented in an outer frame having a rope design.

ARTIST

This fine example is by a good competent hand and is in the style and circle of works by Sir Godfrey Kneller.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1st Baronet (8 August 1646 – 19 October 1723) was the leading portrait painter in England during the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and was court painter to English and British monarchs from Charles II to George

Kneller was born Gottfried Kniller in the Free City of Lübeck, the son of Zacharias Kniller. Kneller studied in Leiden, but became a pupil of Ferdinand Bol and Rembrandt in Amsterdam.

They came to England in 1676,[1] and won the patronage of the Duke of Monmouth. He was introduced to, and painted a portrait of, Charles II. In England, Kneller concentrated almost entirely on portraiture. He founded a studio which churned out portraits on an almost industrial scale, relying on a brief sketch of the face with details added to a formulaic model, aided by the fashion for gentlemen to wear full wigs. His portraits set a pattern that was followed until William Hogarth and Joshua Reynolds.

Kneller died of fever in 1723 and his remains were interred in the church of St. Mary's (Twickenham)

DATE:Late 17th Century Circa 1680-1700 approx.

CONDITION
This painting is in good condition,comensurate with age,having been wax relined in the past,with evidence of replacement stretchers,indicating an
expensive and thorough refurbishment in past years

The portrait is competatively priced to sell and would be a lovely compliment to any period home or as a noticable addition or interior design piece within most modern room settings.

MEASUREMENTS
Height : 32 Inches (Including Frame)
Width: 28 Inches (Including Frame)

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VENETIAN BLACKAMOOR CANDLEARBRA TORCHERES (PAIR) SOLID CARVED & PAINTED WOOD EACH REWIRED
A fine pair of softwood painted Venetain Blackamoor Torcheres , beautifully carved and decorated in black and gold paint,with an upper candlearbra conversion,with hand crafted metal gilt leaves attached,having been cut out and made from thin steel sheet.

They have been rewired in the recent past and have been fitted with modern flame effect bulbs.

The tops of the torcheres have been fitted with a modern looking collar to secure the metal candlearbra attachment and arms above.

The condition is fair for the age and there are signs of careful restoration and some retouching.
Further tidying would be fairly easy and would benefit them further.

They are great antique examples,with similar modern copies seen regularly,still achieving high prices.

MEASUREMENTS
HEIGHT: 7 FT
WIDTH: 13 INCHES
DEPTH: 10 INCHES

These candlearbra torcheres are a fantastic interior design antique which will appreciate in time.

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19THC LANDSCAPE OIL PAINTING BY ARTHUR HERBERT BUCKLAND OF RIVER WITH CATTLE SIZE 56 X 36 INCHES
A very large 19th century beautifully painted English oil painting on canvas of a river landscape by well respected artist Arthur Herbert.
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The painting depicts a winding shallow river with outcrops of rocks in the foreground with cattle watering and a cottage in the far distance with a backdrop of mountains silouetted by the late evening summer skies.
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Arthur Herbert Buckland 1870-1927 was a painter of Romantic Landscape subjects and portraits. Born in Taunton, Somerset.
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FRAME
Housed in a later carved double swept gitlwood and gesso frame.
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SIGNATURE
Signed by the artist lower righ corner A.Herbert
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DATELINE
English circa 1880-1900
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A very large 19th century beautifully painted English oil painting on canvas of a river landscape by well respected artist Arthur Herbert.
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The painting depicts a winding shallow river with outcrops of rocks in the foreground with cattle watering and a cottage in the far distance with a backdrop of mountains silouetted by the late evening summer skies.
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ABOUT THE ARTIST
Arthur Herbert Buckland 1870-1927 was a painter of Romantic Landscape subjects and portraits. Born in Taunton, Somerset.
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FRAME
Housed in a later carved double swept gitlwood and gesso frame.
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SIGNATURE
Signed by the artist lower righ corner A.Herbert
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DATELINE
English circa 1880-1900
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CONDITION
Good condition throughout after past refurbishment to include a reline and clean
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MEASUREMENTS(Including Frame)
Height 36 Inches
Width 56 Inches
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OIL PORTRAIT OF LADY MAYORESS OF WIMBLEDON BY ROYAL ACADEMY ARTIST GUY LIPSCOMBE SIZE H52 X W42 INCHES
A STUNNING PORTRAIT OF LADY EMILY RONEY IN HER CEREMONIAL ROBES AS MAYORESS OF WIMBLEDON IN 1934

A quality portrait by sought after Royal Academy artist Guy Lipscombe (b.1881-d.1952)offered at a realistic low price and genuine bargain.

His paintings and sketches make high prices even on Ebay (see details of his portraits for sale on Ebay)
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GUY-LIPSCOMBE-1881-1952-PAIR-OF-PORTRAIT-PICTURES-SIGNED-/251273739691.

In good condition for age with just afew repairs to frame corners.Very respectable beautifully gilded ornate original frame.
There is also just one tiny old patch repair to rear of canvas,which does not show frontally on inspection.

MEASUREMENTS (Including Frame)
Height 52 Inches
Width 42 Inches

DATE
1934

SIGNATURE
Signed Guy Lipscombe(see upper left hand top corner)

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FINE OIL PORTRAIT OF PRINCE CONSTANTINE OF WALDBURG ZEIL TRAUCHBURG OF GERMANY BORN 1807 DIED 1862 IN ORIGINAL DECORATIVE GILT FRAME 43 X 36 INCHES C1846
A superb oil portrait on canvas of Prince Constantine of Waldburg-Zeil Trauchburg of Germany who was born on the 8th January 1807 and died in 1862.

The gallant looking officer of high rank and of Royal bloodline concentrates his gaze away from the artist,who has depicted him dressed wearing a military cross with crown above and with his white dress gloves seen held in right hand,his gold threaded shoulder epaulettes stand out with distinction against his red and double breasted dark blue tunic lined with brass bottons either side.

A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A FABULOUS PORTRAIT &
HIGHLY DECORATIVE WORK TO IMPRESS ALL VIEWERS !

POVENANCE & HISTORY
Waldburg-Zeil was a County located in southeastern Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located around Schloss Zeil, near Leutkirch im Allgäu. Waldburg-Zeil was a partition of Waldburg-Wolfegg-Zeil. Originally ruled by Truchesses (Stewards), Waldburg-Zeil was elevated to a County in 1628, and a Principality in 1803 shortly before being mediatised to Württemberg in 1806.

In 1674, Waldburg-Zeil was partitioned between itself and Waldburg-Wurzach. Count Francis Anthony inherited Waldburg-Trauchburg in 1772 (the districts of and Scheer were later sold to Thurn und Taxis in 1785), and Steward Froben and Steward Henry of Waldburg-Wolfegg partitioned Waldburg-Waldburg after the death of Steward Gebhard.

Rulers of Waldburg-ZeilEdit
Stewards of Waldburg-Zeil (1589–1628)Edit
¦Froben (1589–1614)
¦John James I (1614–28)
Counts of Waldburg-Zeil (1628–1803)Edit
¦John James I (1628–74)
¦Paris James (1674–84)
¦John Christopher (1684–1717)
¦John James II (1717–50)
¦Francis Anthony (1750–90)
¦Maximilian Wunibald (1790–1803)
Princes of Waldburg-Zeil (1803–1806)Edit
¦Maximilian Wunibald (1803–06)
*PRINCE CONSTANTINE (1807-1862)
The present Count is Franz Josef von Waldburg-Zeil-Hohenems.

FRAME
A stunning original period gesso moulded frame on wood and finished in a delightfully bright antique gold leafed paint,still bright and well covered.

CONDITION
All in good condition generally,commensurate with age,and looking very respectible for a portrait nearly 168 years of age.

INSCRIPTION VERSO IN HEAVY BLACK INK Translates as:

Fürst Konstantin Von Waldburg-Zeil Trauchburg Geboren IM Jahr 1807 Den 8ten Januar.

Prince Constantine of Waldburg-Zeil Trauchburg Born IN 1807 on the 8th January.

SIGNATURE & DATE
Seen faintly in the upper left top corner.

MEASUREMENTS(Including Frame)
Height 43 Inches
Width 36 Inches.

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LARGE ORIENTAL VASES JAPANESE ENAMELLED PAIR WITH FLUTED NECKS STANDING 5FT.3 INCHES HIGH
A STUNNING PAIR OF ORIENTAL ENAMELLED JAPANESE VASES IN HARD BONE CHINA LATE 20THC.

These vases were originally bought over 30 years ago for decorative purposes,to stand in my conservatory and are probably copies of earlier examples.

They are in excellent condition with no damage.

The scenes depicted are cleverly hand enamelled with great detail and overpainting using gold.

They have fluted tops with a pair of gold covered handles to give them a balanced look.

A fine pair which would be hard to replace for the price being asked.

MEASUREMENTS:

HEIGHT 5 FT 3 Inches WIDTH 19 Inches CIRCUMFERANCE 63 Inches

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LARGE FRENCH RACING BRONZE OF JOCKEY ON HORSEBACK STANDING 3FT. 4 INCHES HIGH
A good quality re-cast 20th century version of Bonheur,after the original work by Pierre Jules Mene,of this large scale sculptured bronze of a Jockey riding his horse in slow gallop.

There is a nice colour pattination and good overall detail is shown in this piece.

Firmly mounted on a very substantial base plinth,due to the emense weight of the piece,

INSCRIPTION
The base bears an inscription "Pierre Jules Meme

CONDITION
There are some tiny patches of green oxidation which require a brush off with a fine steel toothbrush,and then a careful waxing to preserve.

MEASUREMENTS:
HEIGHT: 40 INCHES
LENGTH: 42 INCHES
DEPTH: 16 INCHES

Condition is very good with a natural colouring and uncleaned finish.

Delivery can be arranged by us.Quotes available may vary based on your location and insurance.

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Oil Portrait of Grande French Lady La Belle Epoque Period in Gallery Frame 40 x 32 Inches
I am delighted to offer for sale this large French oil portrait painting on canvas of a beautiful society lady.
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The portrait depicts an influential and elegantly dressed lady from what the French call the La Belle Epoque period, which is a date between 1890 and 191>5
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The lady is very well dressed in the style of the period in a high collared dress with capping over the sleeves and frilled cuffs in eau de nil and pink with darker green accents.
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In this period there was much emphasis on the width of the shoulders - it was the first example of 'power dressing'. High necks were in fashion possibly because of Princess Alexandra.
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Her auburn hair is piled up on top of her head and she is wearing a large ring on her left hand. Her left hand is holding a closed fan. She is seated in a painted arm chair.
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MOIRINAT PARIS
The canvas was purchased by the artist from a French artists' suppliers and gallery called Moirinat, which was situated in the Rue Faubourg St. Honore in Paris and bears their stamp on the reverse.
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The stretcher has a central bar for added stability and to prevent warping.
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BEAUTIFUL ORNATE FRAME
The painting was purchased unframed and has since been expensively framed in a 4 5/8" ornate gilt frame which suits it very well. It will be supplied wired and ready to hang
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WHAT IS LA BELLE EPOQUE
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The Belle Époque or La Belle Époque (French pronunciation: ?[b?lep?k]; French for "Beautiful Era") was a period of Western European history.
It is conventionally dated from the end of the Franco-Prussian War in 1871 to the outbreak of World War I in 1914. Occurring during the era of the French Third Republic (beginning 1870), it was a period characterized by optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity and technological and scientific innovations.
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In the climate of the period, especially in Paris, the arts flourished. Many masterpieces of literature, music, theater, and visual art gained recognition. The Belle Époque was named, in retrospect, when it began to be considered a "golden age" in contrast to the horrors of World War I.
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In the newly-rich United States, emerging from the Panic of 1873, the comparable epoch was dubbed the Gilded Age.[1] In Great Britain, the Belle Époque overlapped with the late Victorian era and the Edwardian era.
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In Germany, the Belle Époque coincided with the reigns of Kaiser Wilhelm I and II, in Russia with the reigns of Alexander III and Nicholas II and in Mexico with the period known as the Porfiriato
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DATELINE: Estimated between 1900-1914
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MEASUREMENTS
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FRAME SIZE
HEIGHT 40 3/8" x WIDTH 32 1/4" -(102.55cm x 81.9cm)
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MEDIUM: Oils on canvas
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CONDITION
Very good condition. The canvas is clean and taut and there is no craquelure, stretcher marks or paint loss. There is one repair to the canvas, as shown. The frame is new.
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