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.
ANTIQUE ENGRAVING “HUNTING” 1
Artist: Henry Alken
Frame Size: 53cm x 40cm
Conditions: General – Cracks in the original frame due to its age (Refer to Photos)
The engraving shows a typical English shooting scene. Drawn and Engraved by H Alken. Still in original frames. Measurements are 21 inch by 16inch. The frame is 3cm wide.
W.J. OSBOURNE – MEETINGS 1918
Artist: W.J. Osbourne (Scotland)
Oil Size: 27.4cm x 19.2cm
Frame Size: 29.5cm x 21cm
A good piece of draughtsmanship. It would has old modest value.
There is tear mark on the middle of the picture. It will be noticeable with a very closed look.
CATHY DEE – SURFER DOGS ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR
Artist: Cathy Dee
Oil Size: 28.5cm x 36.5cm
Frame Size: 30.5cm x 38.6cm
Cool 80’s style painting of some surfer dogs by cartoonist Cathy Dee.
The waterlolour has two peices rip off in the sky and a peice of colour rip off on the left-hand concern of the frame (Please refer to the photos).
JERUSALEM WANGANUI RIVER
Title: JERUSALEM WANGANUI RIVER
Artist: William Bouwmeester
Material: Oil on Canvas
Picture Size: 83cm x 63cm
A large oil on board painting signed Willem B. William Bouwmeester is a well known New Zealand artist who came from Holland and emigrated to New Zealand in the 1950s or thereabouts. Quite a well known artist. This painting is quite a large piece of work centered around Jerusalem, and is entitled Jerusalem Wanganui River. It is dated on the back as 1994. That is the Title the artist used, so that is the title of the painting. It is not my declaration or spelling or opinion etc etc, just simply the title as given by the artist some 16 years ago. If this worries or offends you, you may want to get hold of him and remind him incase some other future works centre around the same area is in the pipe line.
This art relates to James K Baxter & the Jerusalem history etc near Wanganui. It is quite striking. Is bold and has good colour. Has a nice real rimu frame. Could do with a bit clean and a dust, but apart from that it is fine. Great if you collect Willem Bs work or just want a striking different painting.
LARGE ANTIQUE – F.E. GARDNER FINE ARTS 1895
Artist: F.E. Gardner
Material: Oil on board
Frame Size: 110cm x 70cm
Conditions: General – a crack on the left-top corner and a cockled on the right bottom corner (as per photos)
F.E. Gardner exhibited at the NZ Academy of Fine Arts from 1897-1899, according to their published records. It is a very accomplished work possibly of that period 1895-1910. This is an original signed oil painting. It’s very large and in an original rewarewa native timber wood frame. Its size is huge at 1100mm high and 700mm wide. For those who collect very rare New Zealand fine art old painting artists may be interested in this.
This is a very fine detailed oil painting of some of New Zealand traditional native botany and FE Gardner may have been an artist painting New Zealand Botany to be used coloured plate illustrations in very old NZ books. The painting is signed on the back. This is very special an original. Hard to see another one.. Not of this size.