11th Nov, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

British, European & Sporting Art

 
  Lot 1060
 

1060

Lionel Dalhousie Robertson Edwards (1878-1966)

Lady Electra being led by a groom

Signed and dated 1944, oil on canvas, 49.5cm by 65.5cm

Sold together with a letter from artist to the previous owner Mr Bull referring to the painting and including two vignette scale sketches.

Sold for £7,500
Estimated at £3,000 - £5,000


 

In a broadly very good and original state of preservation. Minimal retouches to upper left and right hand corners in addition to centre top, probably to disguise historic pin holes. Two pin holes to lower right hand corner, and one to left. Further pin hole(s) to lower edge centre, with associated circular mark to wet paint. Pin hole to right hand side edge centre. Slight buckle to lower left hand corner, possibly with debris between stretcher and canvas. Very slight buckle to upper left hand corner. Light surface dirt and discoloured varnish. Otherwise in an original and presentable state of preservation.

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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.

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