ALFREDO CALDINI – BEAUTIFUL ITANIAN LANDSCAPE
Artist: Alfredo Caldini
Material: Oil on Canvas
Oil Size: 68cm x 48cm
Frame Size: 84.7cm x 64.7cm
Very nice art work by famous Itanian painter Alfredo Caldini (born 1917). Oil Painting. Italian Landscape. Dusty gilt frame due to its age but the canas is in very good conditions.
JOHN JOHNSTON – OLD SHED KING COUNTRY (AWARDED)
Title: Old Shed King Country
Artist: John Johnston
Oil Size: 34.5cm x 24.5cm
Frame Size: 49cm x 39cm
Year: 1970s / early 1980s
John Johnston was an Auckland painter and photographer. This painting won a New Zealand Painting and Printmaker Award, but cannot trace the year. It would have been in the 1970s or early 1980s.
OIL PAINTING – COCK FIGHT
Material: Oil on Canvas
Art Size: 58cm X 39cm
It is definitely a painting, not a print. Clearly signed to the right hand corner.
Condition: Very good. The frame does show water marking in places, this does not in any way affect the painting itself.
SUE SYME – THE PARTY
Title: Untitled (Someone called it “The Party”)
Artist: Sue Syme
Oil Size: 74cm x 115cm
Frame Size: 78.5cm x 116cm
A large, early Sue Syme, a very well known and respected artist. The painting comes with the original typewritten documentation that went with it when it was hung in an Art Exhibition in Westport.
RICHARD ASHTON – 19TH CENTURY OIL
Artist: Richard Ashton
Material: Oil on board
Oil Size: 65cm x 45cm
Frame Size: 74cm x 54cm
Year: 19th Century
Richard Ashton 19th century oil on board. It is an old oil with a nice gilt frame. It’s signed. There are rifts on the oil due to its age with a closed view. Otherwise, all good.
BARBARA BLACKMORE FOWLER – WATERCOLOUR & PEN
Title: “Mona Vale” Garden series
Artist: Barbara Blackmore Fowler
Material: Watercolour & Pen
Picture Size: 44.6cm X 59.5cm
Unframed. New Zealand artist, Barbara Elizabeth Blakemore Fowler (1921-2004), studied at Canterbury School of Fine Arts, New Zealand over the span of nine years, attending night classes. Her tutors included Bill Sutton, Rudi Gopas, Russell Clark.
At the same time she worked at the DSIR in geophysics and the US cosmic radiation program. Barbara was a member of the Canterbury Society of Arts for forty years, and regularly exhibited with the Society in Christchurch.
Clearly influenced by other great New Zealand female artists including Frances Hodgkins, Doris Lusk and Rita Angus.