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)
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.
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.
ROBERT MORE – LANDSCAPE PAINTING
Artist: Robert More
Frame Size: 130cm x 65cm
This landscape painting is very lovely. The artist is an American artist – Robert More. A lot of his painting have been sold in Ohio in the united states of America.