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Important Maritime Paintings and Decorative Arts for Auction at Bonhams

Important Maritime Paintings and Decorative Arts for Auction at Bonhams

Bonhams is pleased to announce the upcoming auction of Important Maritime Paintings and Decorative Arts on Wednesday, January 26, 2011. The 130 lot sale is comprised primarily of property from private collections and important institutions such as The India House and The Steamship Historical Society of America. With a profound focus upon American shipping, items […]

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Richard Winterton Auctioneers Discover Sir Kyffin Williams Picture

Richard Winterton Auctioneers Discover Sir Kyffin Williams Picture

A picture by world renowned Welsh artist Sir Kyffin Williams has been discovered in a local property. The 35cm by 48cm image in ink/wash by Sir John ‘Kyffin’ Williams (1918-2006) is titled ‘Carmel’. It shows a churchyard to the foreground with classic Welsh terraces and mountainous landscape beyond. Provenance with it states that it was […]

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19th Century Painting of Prize Derbyshire Bull for Auction at Bonhams

19th Century Painting of Prize Derbyshire Bull for Auction at Bonhams

A splendid 19th century oil painting portrait of a prize Derbyshire bull by the artist Thomas Roebuck is for sale at Bonhams Gentleman’s Library Sale in London on 19 January. It is estimated at between £6,000 and £8,000. The picture is signed and inscribed ‘Mr Thomas Roebuck, artist, Wirksworth.” The Wirksworth Parish Records for the […]

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Painting of Gosport for Bonhams Gentleman’s Library Auction

Painting of Gosport for Bonhams Gentleman’s Library Auction

A fine painting of historic Gosport with view across to Portsmouth Harbour is for auction at Bonhams Gentleman’s Library Sale in London on 19 January. The 19th century picture features well known local landmarks including the Semaphore Tower in the Dockyard – Head Office of the Naval Base Commander and Queen’s Harbour Master – which […]

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