11th Nov, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

British, European & Sporting Art

  Lot 1062


Frederick Mansfield Lutyens (1860-1924)
Playfair being held by a groom in a flat cap
Signed and dated (18)92, oil on canvas, 70cm by 90cm

Provenance: Brigadier-General Edward William David Baird CBE DL JP (1864-1956), Kelloe House, Berwickshire
His sale J&R Edmiston Auctioneers, On site at Kelloe House, 12th-14th December 1956, either Lot 640 or Lot 641
Where purchased by the current vendor's father

Sold for £1,500
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500


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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