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.
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).
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.
NL Oldham – SHERBORNE ABBEY 1939
Title: Sherborne Abbey
Artist: Unsigned but inscribed on the back
Material: Oil on board
Frame Size: 46.6cm x 34.2cm
Conditions: General – Some little spots on the painting if look very close (Refer to photos).
Unsigned but inscribed on the back. Oil on board painting.
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.
ANTIQUE ENGRAVING “HUNTING” 2
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.
SUMMER HOLIDAY – HUGE PAINTING
Title: Summer Holiday
Artist: SIRPA ALALAAKKOLA
Oil Size: 100cm x 150cm
Vibrant, textured, oil painting by SIRPA ALALAAKKOLA. Every one loves this painting as it’s so NZ summer! It valued more than $6000 but on promotion only $4800! Be quick.
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.
TONY BINDER – CARAVAN RESTING AT THE GATES – JERUSALEM
Title: Caravan Resting At the Gates – .Jerusalem
Artist: Tony Binder
Oil Size: 23.8cm x 38cm
Frame Size: 43.3cm x 58.5cm
Year: 1880’s – 1940’s
The back is tatty and the label on the back reads, M. J. Bennett, Ltd…..Importers and Decorators……Karangahape Road, Newton, Broadway Newmarket. The rest has fallen off and the brown paper has with age fallen to bits. Fine nails are bent and rusted. The picture is titled “Caravan Resting At the Gates – Jerusalem”. Artist Tony Binder.
It looks to be a watercolour, very nice scene of camels and men outside a ancient gate, a very nice taste of when people did the yearly trip to the holy land. Glassed and framed. Another pencil mark in the right hand corner, this looks the real thing but I suspect it’s a PRINT. Very interesting.
The art is In its original condition while the frame is a bit loose for somehow, but no trouble to hang up at all.