11th Nov, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

British, European & Sporting Art

Lot 1012


Myles Birket Foster RWS (1825-1899)




Each monogrammed, pencil and watercolour heightened with white, 12cm by 17cm, 12cm by 15.5cm and 12cm by 17cm (3) framed as a group of three

Exhibited: "Birket Foster Loan Exhibition" 1882, No. 28

"Royal Jubilee Exhibition", 1887

"The Victorian Era Exhibition", London, 1897

Coronation Exhibition, 1911, No. 18

(According to labels affixed to the reverse)

Sold for £1,500
Estimated at £700 - £1,000


Auction: British, European & Sporting Art, 11th Nov, 2023

On the Kentish Downs by Algernon Cecil Newton is one of the highlights of the British, European and Sporting Art Sale on 11th November. On offer with an estimate of £8,000-12,000 (plus buyer’s premium), the picture is a fine example of Newton’s quiet yet poetic landscapes.

Further highlights include Eugene Galien-Laloue’s Paris, Winter Fruit Stalls of 1910, and “The Engagement Ring” by Arthur Claude Cooke, which was exhibited in the Royal Academy in 1901. Also of note in the sale is Lady Electra Being Led by a Groom by Lionel Edwards.

The sale will also include a Private Collection of works by Myles Birkett Foster and George Weatherill, and the last remaining paintings from the T.B. & R. Jordan Collection of Staithes Artists.


Sunday 5 November - Friday 10 November 11am-4pm, and morning of sale from 8am. 

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