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The Spring Art Sale                                          on 06/03/2020

The Spring Art Sale

DATE: 06/03/2020

Artists past & present...

A sale of selected pictures from local, national & international estates and private vendors.

An Important Collection of H.B. Carter Watercolours and Sketches
Olive Bagshaw Studio Sale: Part 2
A Special Section of Staithes Group Artists
Collection of Colin Verity and other Maritime artists
Contemporary art from the collection of the late Brian Hill of Bridlington

TIME: 11:00 AM

Commission bids now accepted.

VENUE: Scarborough, YO11 1XN

AUCTION VIEWING:
Tuesday 3rd March 10am-4:30pm
Wednesday 4th March 10am-4:30pm
Thursday 5th March 10am-6pm
Friday 6th March from 8:30am


  • Buyer's premium 22.5% inc VAT
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  • Items to be paid for by Friday, 6 March and collected by Friday, 13 March

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Lot 1

Joseph Richard Bagshawe (Staithes Group 1870-1909): Fishing Boat in Port Mulgrave Harbour, oil on b...

Joseph Richard Bagshawe (Staithes Group 1870-1909): Fishing Boat in Port Mulgrave Harbour, oil on board unsigned 24cm x 34cm Provenance: private collection purchased Walker Galleries Harrogate, label verso

Estimate : £300 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:00 - 11:20

Lot 2

Joseph Richard Bagshawe (Staithes Group 1870-1909): Steam and Sail Boats in Whitby Harbour, waterco...

Joseph Richard Bagshawe (Staithes Group 1870-1909): Steam and Sail Boats in Whitby Harbour, watercolour, inscribed in artist's hand verso 36cm x 50cm

Estimate : £1200 - £1800
Approx Sale Time : 11:00 - 11:20

Lot 3

Joseph Richard Bagshawe (Staithes Group 1870-1909): Fishing Boats at Sea, watercolour signed 23cm x...

Joseph Richard Bagshawe (Staithes Group 1870-1909): Fishing Boats at Sea, watercolour signed 23cm x 34cm Provenance: private collection purchased Walker Galleries Harrogate, label verso

Estimate : £200 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:01 - 11:21

Lot 4

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): Launching the Cobles, watercolour and gouache signed 24c...

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): Launching the Cobles, watercolour and gouache signed 24cm x 38cm Provenance: with Algernon Graves 42 Old Bond St. London, original hand written memorandum verso signed and dated May 1914 by Algernon Graves

Estimate : £400 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:01 - 11:21

Lot 5

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1864-1935): Robin Hoods Bay - The Launching, oil on board signed with i...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1864-1935): Robin Hoods Bay - The Launching, oil on board signed with initials 15cm x 23cm Provenance: with The Fine Art Society, New Bond St., London 'The Staithes Group' 2002, label verso; with John Linn & Son Scarborough, Edwardian address stamp verso

Estimate : £200 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:02 - 11:22

Lot 6

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1864-1934): Herring Fleet Off Scarborough, watercolour signed and dated...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1864-1934): Herring Fleet Off Scarborough, watercolour signed and dated '97, 33cm x 50cm

Estimate : £700 - £1000
Approx Sale Time : 11:03 - 11:23

Lot 7

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Fishing Cobles off Flamborough, watercolour signed and date...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Fishing Cobles off Flamborough, watercolour signed and dated '94, 23cm x 33cm Provenance: with T B & R Jordan 'Staithes Group Centenary Exhibition' Harrogate 2003

Estimate : £300 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:03 - 11:23

Lot 8

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Berwick and Scarborough Boats by the Quayside, watercolour ...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Berwick and Scarborough Boats by the Quayside, watercolour signed and dated '87, 33cm x 51cm

Estimate : £300 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:04 - 11:24

Lot 9

Frederic Stuart Richardson (Staithes Group 1855-1934): Whitby Roof Tops, watercolour signed 22cm x ...

Frederic Stuart Richardson (Staithes Group 1855-1934): Whitby Roof Tops, watercolour signed 22cm x 28cm

Estimate : £400 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:04 - 11:24

Lot 10

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Unloading the Catch on the Foreshore Scarborough, watercolo...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Unloading the Catch on the Foreshore Scarborough, watercolour signed and dated '98, 24cm x 34cm

Estimate : £200 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:05 - 11:25

Lot 11

James William Booth (Staithes Group 1867-1953): Reaper Drawn by Three Horses, oil on canvas laid on...

James William Booth (Staithes Group 1867-1953): Reaper Drawn by Three Horses, oil on canvas laid on board signed 37cm x 50cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £700 - £1000
Approx Sale Time : 11:06 - 11:26

Lot 12

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): 'Return From Market', watercolour signed, titled verso 4...

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): 'Return From Market', watercolour signed, titled verso 42cm x 63cm

Estimate : £300 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:06 - 11:26

Lot 13

Frederic William Jackson (Staithes Group 1859-1918): The Hayrick, watercolour signed 38cm x 27cm ...

Frederic William Jackson (Staithes Group 1859-1918): The Hayrick, watercolour signed 38cm x 27cm

Estimate : £200 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:07 - 11:27

Lot 14

William Gilbert Foster (Staithes Group 1855-1906): Driving Cattle on a Country Lane, watercolour si...

William Gilbert Foster (Staithes Group 1855-1906): Driving Cattle on a Country Lane, watercolour signed 23cm x 34cm

Estimate : £400 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:07 - 11:27

Lot 15

Frederic William Jackson (Staithes Group 1859-1918): 'Among the Hens', oil on panel signed with ini...

Frederic William Jackson (Staithes Group 1859-1918): 'Among the Hens', oil on panel signed with initials, titled and inscribed verso 15cm x 23cm

Estimate : £300 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:08 - 11:28

Lot 16

Owen Bowen (Staithes Group 1873-1967): Fountains Abbey Yorkshire, oil on canvas signed 39cm x 44cm ...

Owen Bowen (Staithes Group 1873-1967): Fountains Abbey Yorkshire, oil on canvas signed 39cm x 44cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £200 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:09 - 11:29

Lot 17

Frederic William Jackson (Staithes Group 1859-1918): 'The Weir at Ludlow, oil on canvas signed 70cm...

Frederic William Jackson (Staithes Group 1859-1918): 'The Weir at Ludlow, oil on canvas signed 70cm x 90cm Provenance: with Phillips & Sons Cookham exh. March 1985, label verso

Estimate : £500 - £700
Approx Sale Time : 11:09 - 11:29

Lot 18

Mark Senior (Staithes Group 1862-1927): Drying Nets at Runswick Bay, oil on canvas signed 48cm x 59...

Mark Senior (Staithes Group 1862-1927): Drying Nets at Runswick Bay, oil on canvas signed 48cm x 59cm Provenance: purchased by the vendor from Phillips& Sons, Cookham, May 1994, label verso

Estimate : £3000 - £4000
Approx Sale Time : 11:10 - 11:30

Lot 19

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): Fisher Girls with the Day's Catch, oil on canvas signed ...

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): Fisher Girls with the Day's Catch, oil on canvas signed and dated '99, 29cm x 39cm

Estimate : £1000 - £1500
Approx Sale Time : 11:10 - 11:30

Lot 20

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): Girls on the Rocks, oil on canvas signed 30cm x 45cm ...

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): Girls on the Rocks, oil on canvas signed 30cm x 45cm

Estimate : £500 - £700
Approx Sale Time : 11:11 - 11:31

Lot 21

Henry Silkstone Hopwood (Staithes Group 1860-1914): 'Old Market Dieppe', watercolour signed and dat...

Henry Silkstone Hopwood (Staithes Group 1860-1914): 'Old Market Dieppe', watercolour signed and dated 1897, titled verso 24cm x 35cm

Estimate : £500 - £700
Approx Sale Time : 11:12 - 11:32

Lot 22

Lionel Townsend Crawshaw (Staithes Group 1864-1949): Market by Rouen Cathedral, watercolour signed ...

Lionel Townsend Crawshaw (Staithes Group 1864-1949): Market by Rouen Cathedral, watercolour signed 23cm x 28cm

Estimate : £400 - £600
Approx Sale Time : 11:12 - 11:32

Lot 23

William (Fred) Frederick Mayor (Staithes Group 1866-1916): 'Street in Tangier', watercolour signed ...

William (Fred) Frederick Mayor (Staithes Group 1866-1916): 'Street in Tangier', watercolour signed 30cm x 39cm

Estimate : £500 - £700
Approx Sale Time : 11:13 - 11:33

Lot 24

Attrib. Henry Silkstone Hopwood (Staithes Group 1860-1914): North African Market Place, watercolour...

Attrib. Henry Silkstone Hopwood (Staithes Group 1860-1914): North African Market Place, watercolour unsigned 23cm x 17cm

Estimate : £120 - £180
Approx Sale Time : 11:13 - 11:33

Lot 25

William (Fred) Frederick Mayor (Staithes Group 1866-1916): 'The Old Mill', watercolour unsigned 28c...

William (Fred) Frederick Mayor (Staithes Group 1866-1916): 'The Old Mill', watercolour unsigned 28cm x 37cm Provenance: with The Mayor Gallery, cork St. London, label verso

Estimate : £200 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:14 - 11:34

Lot 26

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): Still Life with Flowers and Teaware, oil on canvas s...

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): Still Life with Flowers and Teaware, oil on canvas signed and dated 1921, 36cm x 47cm Provenance: the painting depicts Mr & Mrs Hess's dining room; with Peter Howarth Milnthorpe Cumbria exh. 'Members of the Staithes Group' - Fine Art Society New Bond St. London and the Pannett Gallery Whitby 2002 DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £1200 - £1800
Approx Sale Time : 11:15 - 11:35

Lot 27

Frederic William Jackson (Staithes Group 1859-1918): Mother and Child in Spring Blossom at Runswick...

Frederic William Jackson (Staithes Group 1859-1918): Mother and Child in Spring Blossom at Runswick Bay, oil on canvas signed 32cm x 46cm

Estimate : £2000 - £3000
Approx Sale Time : 11:15 - 11:35

Lot 28

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): Figures at Runswick Bay, watercolour and gouache sig...

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): Figures at Runswick Bay, watercolour and gouache signed and dated 1922, 23cm x 31cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £400 - £600
Approx Sale Time : 11:16 - 11:36

Lot 29

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): View down Ellerby Bank to the Inn, watercolour signe...

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): View down Ellerby Bank to the Inn, watercolour signed and dated 1924, 25cm x 36cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £300 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:16 - 11:36

Lot 30

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): North Yorkshire Village Green, watercolour signed an...

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): North Yorkshire Village Green, watercolour signed and dated 1945, 23cm x 31cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £300 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:17 - 11:37

Lot 31

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): Children on Wooded Path, watercolour signed and date...

Rowland Henry Hill (Staithes Group 1873-1952): Children on Wooded Path, watercolour signed and dated 1897, 24cm x 18cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £500 - £700
Approx Sale Time : 11:18 - 11:38

Lot 32

Florence Adelina Hess (Staithes Group 1891-1974): Children Playing in Prince of Wales Park Harrogat...

Florence Adelina Hess (Staithes Group 1891-1974): Children Playing in Prince of Wales Park Harrogate, oil on panel signed 21cm x 26cm Provenance: with Phillips & Sons Fine Art, Marlow June 1980, label verso DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £500 - £700
Approx Sale Time : 11:18 - 11:38

Lot 33

Joseph Richard Bagshawe (Staithes Group 1870-1909): Portrait of an Old Lady, watercolour signed 23c...

Joseph Richard Bagshawe (Staithes Group 1870-1909): Portrait of an Old Lady, watercolour signed 23cm x 21cm

Estimate : £300 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:19 - 11:39

Lot 33A

Attrib. Harold Knight (Staithes Group 1874-1961): 'Maggie Ward Verrill' 'Mrs Hannah Ward' et al., s...

Attrib. Harold Knight (Staithes Group 1874-1961): 'Maggie Ward Verrill' 'Mrs Hannah Ward' et al., six pencil sketches unsigned some titled 26cm x 20cm (unframed) Provenance: Hannah Ward was the vendor's great great grandmother and Margaret Verrill, Hannah's daughter. The Ward/Verrill families who lived in Gun Gutter and Church Street Staithes, had connections with Harold Knight. Hannah who owned three or four cobles and several properties in Staithes probably features in several of Knight's paintings DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £400 - £600
Approx Sale Time : 11:19 - 11:39

Lot 34

Henry Silkstone Hopwood (Staithes Group 1860-1914): Lady in Pink, watercolour signed and dated 1908...

Henry Silkstone Hopwood (Staithes Group 1860-1914): Lady in Pink, watercolour signed and dated 1908, 53cm x 36.5cm

Estimate : £400 - £600
Approx Sale Time : 11:20 - 11:40

Lot 35

Henry Silkstone Hopwood (Staithes Group 1860-1914): Lady in White, watercolour signed and dated 190...

Henry Silkstone Hopwood (Staithes Group 1860-1914): Lady in White, watercolour signed and dated 1908, 53cm x 36.5cm

Estimate : £400 - £600
Approx Sale Time : 11:21 - 11:41

Lot 36

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Herring Fleet in the South Bay Scarborough, watercolour sig...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Herring Fleet in the South Bay Scarborough, watercolour signed and dated '88, 33cm x 51cm

Estimate : £200 - £300
Approx Sale Time : 11:21 - 11:41

Lot 37

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Fishing Boats by the Quayside, watercolour signed and dated...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Fishing Boats by the Quayside, watercolour signed and dated '08, 22cm x 27cm

Estimate : £120 - £180
Approx Sale Time : 11:22 - 11:42

Lot 38

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Beached Coble, watercolour signed and dated '86, 43cm x 28c...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Beached Coble, watercolour signed and dated '86, 43cm x 28cm

Estimate : £200 - £300
Approx Sale Time : 11:22 - 11:42

Lot 39

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Estuary Scene at Low Tide, watercolour signed and dated '95...

Ernest Dade (Staithes Group 1868-1935): Estuary Scene at Low Tide, watercolour signed and dated '95, 24cm x 34cm

Estimate : £200 - £300
Approx Sale Time : 11:23 - 11:43

Lot 40

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): Shipping on the River Tyne Newcastle, watercolour signed...

Robert Jobling (Staithes Group 1841-1923): Shipping on the River Tyne Newcastle, watercolour signed 36cm x 49cm

Estimate : £300 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:24 - 11:44

Lot 41

Frank Henry Mason (Staithes Group 1875-1965): 'Busy Day on the Thames', watercolour heightened in w...

Frank Henry Mason (Staithes Group 1875-1965): 'Busy Day on the Thames', watercolour heightened in white signed 31cm x 67cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £800 - £1200
Approx Sale Time : 11:24 - 11:44

Lot 42

Frank Henry Mason (Staithes Group 1875-1965): Shipping off Greenwich, watercolour with body colour ...

Frank Henry Mason (Staithes Group 1875-1965): Shipping off Greenwich, watercolour with body colour signed 15.5cm x 47cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £600 - £800
Approx Sale Time : 11:25 - 11:45

Lot 43

Frank Henry Mason (Staithes Group 1875-1965): 'Shuttles of the Empire's Loom', gouache sketch signe...

Frank Henry Mason (Staithes Group 1875-1965): 'Shuttles of the Empire's Loom', gouache sketch signed with initials 28cm x 42cm (unframed) Notes: the title refers to the maritime book of the same name by Harry Vandevell pub. William Blackwood and Sons 1898 DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £400 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:25 - 11:45

Lot 44

Frank Henry Mason (Staithes Group 1875-1965): 'Royal Navy ML49 on patrol off Coquet Island Lighthou...

Frank Henry Mason (Staithes Group 1875-1965): 'Royal Navy ML49 on patrol off Coquet Island Lighthouse', watercolour and gouache signed and dated 1916, 24cm x 36cm Notes: ML49 was involved in the sinking of German U-Boat UB110 off the North East Coast 19th July 1918 with HMS Garry & ML263, she was finally sunk North East of Saltburn Pier off the Yorkshire Coast Provenance: with N R Omell, Duke Street, St James's London, label verso DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £400 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:26 - 11:46

Lot 45

Frank Watson Wood (Scottish 1862-1953): 'HMS Express H61', watercolour signed, titled verso 17cm x ...

Frank Watson Wood (Scottish 1862-1953): 'HMS Express H61', watercolour signed, titled verso 17cm x 26cm Notes: HMS Express was an E-class minelaying destroyer launched in 1934, serving with the Mediterranean Fleet then through WWII in various locations. Sold after the war the ship became part of a breakwater on the coast of British Columbia in 1948. DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £200 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:27 - 11:47

Lot 46

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Panerai - Cowes Classics Week 2010', oil on canvas signed, titled ve...

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Panerai - Cowes Classics Week 2010', oil on canvas signed, titled verso 70cm x 120cm

Estimate : £700 - £1000
Approx Sale Time : 11:27 - 11:47

Lot 47

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Shamrock Brittania and White Heather on the Solent 1935', oil on can...

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Shamrock Brittania and White Heather on the Solent 1935', oil on canvas signed, titled verso 42cm x 67cm

Estimate : £300 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:28 - 11:48

Lot 48

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Candida and Astra off the Royal Yacht Squadron', oil on canvas signe...

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Candida and Astra off the Royal Yacht Squadron', oil on canvas signed, titled verso 42cm x 67cm

Estimate : £300 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:28 - 11:48

Lot 49

George Drury (British 1950-): 'The West Country Regatta 1925 - Yankee Velsheda Shamrock and Endeavo...

George Drury (British 1950-): 'The West Country Regatta 1925 - Yankee Velsheda Shamrock and Endeavour, oil on canvas signed, titled verso 42cm x 67cm

Estimate : £300 - £500
Approx Sale Time : 11:29 - 11:49

Lot 50

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Ranger and Velsheda on the Solent', oil on canvas signed, titled ver...

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Ranger and Velsheda on the Solent', oil on canvas signed, titled verso 27cm x 42cm

Estimate : £200 - £300
Approx Sale Time : 11:30 - 11:50

Lot 51

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Velsheda leads Ranger toward the Mark', oil on canvas signed, titled...

George Drury (British 1950-): 'Velsheda leads Ranger toward the Mark', oil on canvas signed, titled verso 27cm x 42cm

Estimate : £200 - £300
Approx Sale Time : 11:30 - 11:50

Lot 52

Colin Verity RSMA (British 1924-2011): 'Anchor Port' - Steam Ship Levernbank, watercolour signed, o...

Colin Verity RSMA (British 1924-2011): 'Anchor Port' - Steam Ship Levernbank, watercolour signed, original title label verso 26cm x 48cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £300 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:31 - 11:51

Lot 53

Colin Verity RSMA (British 1924-2011): 'T S S Gothic' - Berthing in the King George Dock Hull in th...

Colin Verity RSMA (British 1924-2011): 'T S S Gothic' - Berthing in the King George Dock Hull in the 1950s, watercolour signed and dated '86, original title label verso 31cm x 45cm Provenance: exh. Ferens Art Gallery Hull 1986; illustrated 'A Glance Astern' by Colin Verity pp.20 Notes: the Gothic, a passenger-cargo liner was built by Swan Hunter at Wallsend-on-Tyne, the fourth and final of the Corinthic-class liners ordered by the Shaw, Savill & Albion Line. Her sister ships were Corinthic, Athenic and Ceramic. She was launched on 12 December 1947, completed in December 1948 DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £400 - £600
Approx Sale Time : 11:31 - 11:51

Lot 54

Colin Verity RSMA (British 1924-2011): Bank Line Steam Cargo Boat in Hull Docks, watercolour signed...

Colin Verity RSMA (British 1924-2011): Bank Line Steam Cargo Boat in Hull Docks, watercolour signed 31cm x 47cm DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £350 - £450
Approx Sale Time : 11:32 - 11:52

Lot 55

Colin Verity RSMA (British 1924-2011): 'S S Umtali' manoeuvring to leave King George V Dock Hull, ...

Colin Verity RSMA (British 1924-2011): 'S S Umtali' manoeuvring to leave King George V Dock Hull, watercolour signed, original title label verso 32cm x 46cm Notes: the Umtali was registered with Bullard, King & Co Ltd. until 1957 DDS - Artist's resale rights may apply to this lot

Estimate : £300 - £400
Approx Sale Time : 11:33 - 11:53