“PINKIE” BY THOMAS GAINSBOROUGH REDONE 1983
Artist: Signed but Unidentified
Material: Acrylics on Canvas
Frame Size: 100cm x 70cm
This famous painting “Pankie” is hand Painted by an unidentified artist. It’s done after the original by Thomas Gainsborough. Artist signed but unidentified. Painted in 1983
Frame size 100cm x70cm. In excellent conditions.
AMAZING NZ PAINTING OF PORT CHALMERS
Title: EARLY MORNING PORT CHALMERS
Artist: K. CRAWFORD
Oil Size: 59.5cm x 44cm
Frame Size: 67.8cm x 52.5cm
AMAZING NZ PAINTING OF PORT CHALMERS K. CRAWFORD 1985
The painting is in very good condition for its age and as per photos.
NANCY DE FREITAS – BLOOD FLOORS/CLAY WALLS (HUGE)
Title: Blood Floor/Clay Walls
Artist: Nancy de Freitas
Material: Acrylic on Canvas
Oil Size: 130cm x 110cm
Frame Size: 134cm x 114cm
Nancy de Freitas Large Acrylic On Canvas. “Blood Floors/Clay Walls” part of her family album series. Signed & dated 92 bottom right. The image is in “Very Good” condition. The Rimu frame is also “Very Good”.
For the author’s explain, the three rooms refer to: 1) the place of the family/mother relationship 2) the honing of independence in wider relationships (ie to the family/siblings first) and 3) the growth of ego and personal strength. The bald heads refer to our human vulnerability and innocence.
All of the paintings in this series had a reflective/dark side and consider them to be the best of Nancy’s whole career. This one, ‘Blood Floor, Clay Walls’, is the cornerstone painting of the series. Hope to get a public gallery collection or a significant private collection so that it could be seen by many.
LAWRENCE VINCENT GARRISON – NUDE PASTEL
Artist: Lawrence Vincent Garrison
Art Size: 44.6cm x 59.5cm
Frame Size:51cm x 66.5cm
Signed Original Pastel Nude by well listed California artist Lawrence Vincent Garrison (1923-2007).
Framed total size 51 cm x 66.5 cm. In excellent condition, reframed by John Leech workshop, Remuera.
Some reflictions on the glass. The real image looks even better.
Initially purchased in mid 70’s on-board Queen Mary gallery.
Artist: Lyndsay Brock
Material: Acrylic on Canvas
Oil Size: 76.4cm x 59cm
‘Solstice’ by Lyndsay Brock. Acrylic on canvas. Measurements; 76.4cm x 59cm x 3.5cm. This painting, from the artist’s ‘Masque’ series, depicts a veiled woman wearing an exotic mask and head-dress. It featurs the finely textured finish typical of the artist’s work, complete with a complex border design incorporating ‘Lyndish’ text in overlaid copper & gilt. The ‘Masque series was initially inspired by the splendour of festival costumes & masks worn in Venezia.
Lyndsay Brock is an award winning artist. Her work is varied, ranging from figurative to abstract, and a common theme is a touch of symbolism or mystery. Paintings reside in local collections, and many have been purchased by European and American buyers. Te Papa Museum recently added her design work to their collection.
VALERIE BEERE – PORTRAIT
Artist: Valerie Beere
Material: Oil on board
Oil Size: 50.6cm x 61cm
Lovely unframed painting from Valerie Beere. Believe the protrait was painted during Valerie’s classes in the 60s then it remained in her house many decades!
CHRISTIES SALE – GERALD FESTUS KELLY R.A.
Title: A Toreador
Artist: Gerald Festus Kelly R.A.
Art Size: 43cm x 24.5cm
Frame Size:65cm x 45.2cm
Year: 1879 – 1972
A nice watercolour. Label on reverse reads, ‘Gerald Festus Kelly R.A., Title: A Toreador. Ink., Purchased Christies Studio Sale’.