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.
DAME LAURA KNIGHT – BALLET (1936)
Artist: Dame Laura Knight (English, 1877-1970)
Art Size: 52cm x 42.8cm
Frame Size: 59.3cm x 50cm
Although Knight painted various subjects, her reputation was founded on paintings of the ballet and the circus, which became predominant after she moved to London. Technically of a high standard, her narrative realist works were painted in bright colours and have limited depth of expression (e.g. Ballet, 1936).
More likely it’s an original print (Not a model digital print). Signed. It’s very old.
Framed with no glass.
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.
VALERIE BEERE – STRUMMING
Artist: Valerie Beere
Material: Oil on canvas
Oil Size: 60cm x 81cm
Frame Size:69cm x 90cm
Large painting from Valerie Beere. Believe the portrait is painted during Valerie’s classes in the 60s then it remained in her house many decades!
LARGE ANTIQUE – F.E. GARDNER FINE ARTS 1895
Artist: F.E. Gardner
Material: Oil on board
Frame Size: 110cm x 70cm
Conditions: General – a crack on the left-top corner and a cockled on the right bottom corner (as per photos)
F.E. Gardner exhibited at the NZ Academy of Fine Arts from 1897-1899, according to their published records. It is a very accomplished work possibly of that period 1895-1910. This is an original signed oil painting. It’s very large and in an original rewarewa native timber wood frame. Its size is huge at 1100mm high and 700mm wide. For those who collect very rare New Zealand fine art old painting artists may be interested in this.
This is a very fine detailed oil painting of some of New Zealand traditional native botany and FE Gardner may have been an artist painting New Zealand Botany to be used coloured plate illustrations in very old NZ books. The painting is signed on the back. This is very special an original. Hard to see another one.. Not of this size.