11th Nov, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

British, European & Sporting Art

  Lot 1036


William Kay Blacklock ARCA (1872-1922)
"In a Kentish Cottage"
Signed, watercolour heightened with white, 29cm by 21.5cm

Sold for £220
Estimated at £250 - £400


Some staining to sheet although likely executed on a tinted paper? bringing some tempering to overall colour and slight reduction to vibrancy, however colour depth broadly reasonable to good. Possibly very slight cockle to sheet within lower section. Fairly subtle and minor horizontal crease at table-top height and another at the lower back corner of the tablecloth. Not examined out of the frame.

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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