18th Mar, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

British, European and Sporting Pictures

  Lot 1013


Owen Bowen ROI, PRCam A (1873-1967)

"Blakeney Harbour"

Signed, oil on canvas, 27cm by 37cm

Provenance: Headrow Gallery, Leeds

Born in 1873 in Leeds, England, Owen Bowen was educated during at Leeds School of Art before working as a pottery designer and lithography apprentice. Although Bowen painted on the continent, he was mostly known for his impressionist still lifes and landscapes of Yorkshire. Bowen settled in Leeds and established his own school of painting there. Prior to his death in 1967, Bowen became president of the Royal Cambrian Academy and regularly exhibited his work there and throughout England. Several northern public galleries including Leeds, Liverpool, Rotherham, and Rochdale hold his work.

Sold for £350
Estimated at £200 - £300


Auction: British, European and Sporting Pictures, 18th Mar, 2023

Traditional Picture Sales offer a wide range of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings and prints from the 15th to the early 20th centuries.

The sale includes the Picture Collection from Denton Hall, Ilkley, West Yorkshire which has been part of the NG Bailey group of companies for over 40 years. NG Bailey is the UK’s leading independent engineering and services business and is owned by the Bailey family. 

A fully illustrated catalogue will be available leading up to the sale.

Entries are invited for forthcoming sales


Sunday 12th March 11am-4pm, Monday 13th March-Friday 17th March 10am-4pm and morning of the sale from 8am. 

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