18th Mar, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

British, European and Sporting Pictures

  Lot 1020


Herbert Royle (1870-1958)
Canal scene on a blustery day
Signed, with fragments of an original artist's label verso, oil on canvas, 39.5cm by 59.5cm

Provenance: Provenance: Jays Fine Art Dealers, Cambridge Gallery, Southport
Ex collection Mrs Scruton, Scarisbrick, Ormskirk
Private Collection, North West

Born in 1870 in Manchester, Herbert Royle trained at the Harris Institute in Preston, Southport School of Art and with John Buxton Knight. He lived at Southport, Bolton Abbey and latterly at Nessfield near Ilkley. His landscapes of Wharfedale and the Scottish Highlands are widely appreciated. Royle was a member of MAFA, Liverpool Academy and Sandon Studios Society. He exhibited at the RA, RBA, RSA and extensively at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. His works are held in several public galleries including Manchester City Art Gallery, The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Lancashire, and The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds.

Sold for £1,200
Estimated at £1,200 - £1,800


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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