VALERIE BEERE – PORTRAIT
Artist: Valerie Beere
Material: Oil on board
Oil Size: 50.6cm x 61cm
Lovely unframed painting from Valerie Beere. Believe the protrait was painted during Valerie’s classes in the 60s then it remained in her house many decades!
NANCY DE FREITAS – BLOOD FLOORS/CLAY WALLS (HUGE)
Title: Blood Floor/Clay Walls
Artist: Nancy de Freitas
Material: Acrylic on Canvas
Oil Size: 130cm x 110cm
Frame Size: 134cm x 114cm
Nancy de Freitas Large Acrylic On Canvas. “Blood Floors/Clay Walls” part of her family album series. Signed & dated 92 bottom right. The image is in “Very Good” condition. The Rimu frame is also “Very Good”.
For the author’s explain, the three rooms refer to: 1) the place of the family/mother relationship 2) the honing of independence in wider relationships (ie to the family/siblings first) and 3) the growth of ego and personal strength. The bald heads refer to our human vulnerability and innocence.
All of the paintings in this series had a reflective/dark side and consider them to be the best of Nancy’s whole career. This one, ‘Blood Floor, Clay Walls’, is the cornerstone painting of the series. Hope to get a public gallery collection or a significant private collection so that it could be seen by many.
BARBARA BLACKMORE FOWLER – FEMALE PORTRAIT
Title: “Female Portrait”
Artist: Barbara Blackmore Fowler
Material: Watercolour & Pen
Picture Size: 42cm X 29cm
Conditions: Very Good
Indian Ink 420x 290mm, never been framed. Clearly signed Barbara Blakemore Fowler and dated 1992 bottom right.
Colour 100%, never seen the light of day. Very top line of the hat has been changed by artist with a white watercolour and a different ink. Very hard to see.
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.
Clearly influenced by other great New Zealand female artists including Frances Hodgkins, Doris Lusk and Rita Angus.
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.
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.
OVER HUNDERD YEARS ANTIQUE PAINTING – 1913
Artist: Unknown but signed
Material: Oil on canvas
Frame Size: 108cm x 67cm
Charming, well painted, very large antique early 20th century (dated 1913) portrait of a young child (at the seaside?). In good condition – one small indentation/scuff area, but otherwise absolutely lovely. Signed, entitled and dated bottom left.
ANTIQUE WATERCOLOUR PAINTING WITH ARTIST’S MONOGRAM 1872
Artist: Unknow but signed with monogram
Oil Size: 42cm x 28cm
Frame Size: 46cm x 32cm
For sale is this watercolour (possibly other paints) painting on paper with artists monogram and date of 1872. The actual painting (not including frame) is approx 42.2cm x 28.2cm across and is in nice condition. The frame is worn and there is no glass. The painting is sitting loose inside the frame.