BEN BARRETT – ZULU WOMEN SELLING POTS
Title: Zulu Women selling pots
Artist: Ben Barrett
Material: Oil on canvas board
Oil Size: 61.2cm x 40.6cm
Media is oil on Canvas board measuring 61 cm by 40 cm painted 11 years ago by Ben Barrett of South Africa. It needs a frame or some screws to hang.
RICHARD ASHTON – 19TH CENTURY OIL
Artist: Richard Ashton
Material: Oil on board
Oil Size: 65cm x 45cm
Frame Size: 74cm x 54cm
Year: 19th Century
Richard Ashton 19th century oil on board. It is an old oil with a nice gilt frame. It’s signed. There are rifts on the oil due to its age with a closed view. Otherwise, all good.
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.
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.
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.
JOHN JOHNSTON – OLD SHED KING COUNTRY (AWARDED)
Title: Old Shed King Country
Artist: John Johnston
Oil Size: 34.5cm x 24.5cm
Frame Size: 49cm x 39cm
Year: 1970s / early 1980s
John Johnston was an Auckland painter and photographer. This painting won a New Zealand Painting and Printmaker Award, but cannot trace the year. It would have been in the 1970s or early 1980s.
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 $3800! Be quick.
(Promotion ends on 30 December 2015)