Posts filed under Medium: Watercolour

Arthur A Davis (1877-1905)

Arthur A Davis, (British fl 1877-1905),

'Resting' 

Framed watercolour, signed, 59 x 47cm / 36 x 26cm

Arthur A Davis was well known for his dogs, his name is synonymous with Victorian sporting art. As a set of four, these paintings make a beautiful group, signed and dated by the artist. 

Arthur A Davis (Fl 1877-1905)

Arthur A Davis, (British fl 1877-1905),

'Uncertain' 

Framed watercolour, signed, 59 x 47cm / 36 x 26cm

Arthur A Davis was well known for his dogs, his name is synonymous with Victorian sporting art. As a set of four, these paintings make a beautiful group, signed and dated by the artist. 

Arthur A Davis (1877-1905)

Arthur A Davis, (British fl 1877-1905),

'A Clinking Double'' 

Framed watercolour, signed, 59 x 47cm / 36 x 26cm

£2,950 (Set of Four)

Arthur A Davis was well known for his dogs, his name is synonymous with Victorian sporting art. As a set of four, these paintings make a beautiful group, signed and dated by the artist. 

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) 

Partridge in Flight 

Acquired on behalf of a Private collector.

Watercolour 

Renown for his birds, Thorburn is widely sought after by sporting enthusiasts from around the world. He established his reputation following a commission to illustrate Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Isles, by Lord Lilford in 1887. His paintings were exhibited regularly at the Royal Academy until he became disillusioned with the institution and moved to A. Baird, 70 Jermyn Street. In particular his works depicting grouse, partridge and pheasant hold particular interest for collectors of Sporting Art today. 

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)

Grouse in Flight 1926 

Sold to Private Collector, UK 

Watercolour, 33 x 55cm Signed: A. Thorburn

Archibald Thorburn is one of the most well known names in British Sporting Art. Famous for his detailed and accurate paintings of wild birds and of Deer. His original works are hard to come by and sought after by collectors around the world. A great many of his paintings have been reproduced as prints. 

Thorburn was a Scottish illustrator and painter, working primarily in watercolour. He was the fifth son of Robert Thorburn (1818-1885), portrait miniaturist to Queen Victoria. In 1887 Archibald Thorburn was commissioned to illustrate Lord Lilford's 'Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Isles' and this firmly established his reputation as a painter of birds. He illustrated numerous natural history, wildlife and sporting books, including his own, and regularly scoured the Scottish Highlands sketching and painting wild birds against the evocative and dramatic landscapes. 

 

 

 

Fred Yates (1922-2008)

Fred Yates (1922-2008)

Falmouth

53.5 x 73cm / 73 x 92cm Watercolour

Fred Yates was a well known and much loved British painter. He is very well collected and sought after and his works are represented in many private collections around the world. He lived and worked in Cornwall and came to fame as part of the St Ives 1939-64 Exhibition at the Tate Gallery, London. 

In the early 1990's Yates moved to France where he painted local scenes, one of his favourites being a small chapel in the woods just outside Rancon, called Saint-Sulpice. He continued to paint and travelled widely right up to his death in 2008. The Fred Yates Society was established to preserve and promote his work https://fredyates.wordpress.com/ He is buried in Cornwall, overlooking St Michael's Mount. 

 

John Mallows Youngman (1817-1899)

John Mallows Youngman R.I (1817-1899)

Audley End, Saffron Walden 1862

Watercolour, 34 x 47cm / 49 x 64cm

A beautiful pair of watercolours by landscape painter and etcher John Mallows Youngman who was a pupil of Henry Sass (1788-1844). Before settling in London, Youngman was a book seller in Saffron Walden. He exhibited mainly watercolours at NWS (110 works) as well as the RA 1838- 75 BI and elsewhere. He was elected R.I in 1841. 

John Mallows Youngman (1817-1899)

John Mallows Youngman R.I (1817-1899)

Audley End, Saffron Walden 1862

Watercolour, 34 x 47cm / 49 x 64cm

A beautiful pair of watercolours by landscape painter and etcher John Mallows Youngman who was a pupil of Henry Sass (1788-1844). Before settling in London, Youngman was a book seller in Saffron Walden. He exhibited mainly watercolours at NWS (110 works) as well as the RA 1838- 75 BI and elsewhere. He was elected R.I in 1841. 

 

James Orrock (1829-1919)

James Orrock (1829-1919)

Lincoln Cathedral

Watercolour 21 x 33cm / 38 x 50cm

James Orrock was a landscape painter, collector and patron. He studied medicine at Edinburgh University and studied painting under J Ferguson and J Burgess in Leicester. Following University he practised in Nottingham before moving to London, becoming a full time professional artist, writer and lecturer. His style is derived from Constable, de Wint and Cox and his peers T Collier and E M Wimperis,. He was a sound draughtsman and there is often much pencil under drawing in his watercolours. His works are represented in Newport Museum, Castle Museum, Nottingham, Portsmouth City Museum and Ulster Museum. 

 

Fred Yates (1922-2008)

Fred Yates (1922-2008) 

Vaison, Provence

31 x 52cm / 51 x 72cm watercolour

SOLD

 

Fred Yates was a well known and much loved British painter. He is very well collected and sought after and his works are represented in many private collections around the world. He lived and worked in Cornwall and came to fame as part of the St Ives 1939-64 Exhibition at the Tate Gallery, London. 

In the early 1990's Yates moved to France where he painted local scenes, one of his favourites being a small chapel in the woods just outside Rancon, called Saint-Sulpice. He continued to paint and travelled widely right up to his death in 2008. The Fred Yates Society was established to preserve and promote his work https://fredyates.wordpress.com/ He is buried in Cornwall, overlooking St Michael's Mount.