DENNIS PORTTER THE SINGING DETECTIVE
Title: DENNIS PORTTER THE SINGING DETECTIVE
Artist: William Bouwmeester
Material: Oil on Canvas
Picture Size: 83cm x 63cm
A large oil/acrylic on board painting signed Willem B. This is based upon Dennis Potter and the TV series The Singing Detective. It is Dated Aug 1992. 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.
The picture measures approx 83cm x 63cm. It is quite striking. Is bold and has good colour. 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. Be quick.
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.
THOMAS ROWLANDSON – CARICATURE FROM BEVOIR CASTLE
Artist: Thomas Rowlandson
Picture is 21cm x 15cm
Framed size is 31cm x 28cm
Year: 1756 – 1827
Thomas Rowlandson Caricature from Bevoir Castle
Thomas Rowlandson was a renown caricature artist
Born 13 July 1756
Died 21 April 1827 (aged 70)
This framed drawing has a letter on the back, which reads
“From a screen on Belvoir Castle which has been in the Manners family for over 150 years. It was covered with caricatures and drawings by famous artists of the day.
This is reputed a Rowlandson. It was removed from the screen and presented to Miss McCrichie (sp) the Secretary to the present Duchess of Rutland and Miss Kelly who had been commissioned to have the screen covered with tapestry.
It’s not a print but definitely a pen & watercolour drawing. Not sure if it’s orginal but It looks quite old. Just selling it as an reproduction price.
PETER WICHMAN – THEY FOUND HIM FLOATING
Title: They Found Him Floating
Artist: Peter Wichman
Frame Size:82cm x 75cm
An original watercolor size 82 x 75cms titled “They found him Floating”.
The art work is in excellent condition.The picture is PRISTINE. The top frame is bit loose but still able to hang on the wall.
WILLIAM BUCKLEY – ANTIQUE OIL PAINTING
Artist: William Buckley
Art Size: 79.5cm x 60cm
Frame Size: 87.5cm x 67cm
Signed oil painting. In great vintage condition. Very cool!
William Buckley is a quality artist.
The painting would benefit from a gentle clean to remove a little dust- no glass cover on painting.
Painting in good vintage condition, framed.
VERA PEGRUM – GERGEOUS ART
Artist: Vera Pegrum
Oil Size: 45cm x 35cm
Frame Size: 59cm x 48.8cm
VERA PEGRUM (1914 – 1988)
Vera Pegrum was a British visual artist who was born in 1914. Several works by the artist have been sold at auction, including ‘2 works: Portrait of an Asian nude’ sold at Bonhams Oxford ‘Art & Antiques’ in 2012.
Very nice painting, small rips nearly the bottom of the oil (refer to photos). The frame is not such good condition.
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.