11th Nov, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST
George Weatherill (1810-1890)
Whitby Harbour from the Old Battery
Shipping off Whitby
Whitby Harbour, Low Tide
First and last signed, watercolour, 11cm by 19.5cm, 10.5cm by 19cm & 11cm, by 20.5cm respectively (3) framed as a set of three
Provenance: Walker Galleries, Harrogate
Sold for £2,200
Estimated at £800 - £1,200
Condition report running from left to right.
Left example: Light to moderate time staining to sheet with some associated tempering of the colour. Otherwise colour depth broadly good but possibly slightly reduced. No evidence of cockling. Not examined out of the frame.
Middle example: More pronounced time staining across sheet with very small sized consistent foxing spots beginning to form. Associated tempering of colour as a result of this with pigment also reduced in vibrancy. No evidence of cockling. Not examined out of the frame.
Right example: Moderate time staining across sheet with associated tempering of colour. Sporadic foxing spots beginning to form. Some otherwise possible light reduction to colour vibrancy, but generally in fair to good order. No evidence of cockling. Not examined out of the frame.
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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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