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.
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.
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.
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.