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12 ALISTER MATHEWS, 12, Eaton Road, Branksome Park, Poole (Dorset). SUPPLEMENT ENGLISH DRAWINGS. 348. Barry (James, R.A., Cork 1741-London 1806) £20 A recumbent Lion, black chalk, signed, dated "Rome 1767," (he spent 5 years there from 1765). 6 1/4 x 8 inches, 160 x 202mm. 349. Burne-Jones (Sir E., 1833-1898) I have a group of particularly fine studies for drapery for "The Council Chamber" (Briar Rose); average size 7 1/2 x 11 inches, the majority have fox-marks on the paper but the black chalk of the drawn surface is so firm that the spots do not matter so much. These studies were in the A. Wolmark collection. Photos are available. Price of each study, £8. 350. Caldecott (R., 1846-1886) Huntsman & whipper-in with hounds in full cry at a brook in an open meadow with a clump of trees. Brown wash heightened with white, with point of the brush. Oval, 9 x 7 inches, 230 x 180 mm. £10 351. Callow (William, R.W.S., 1812-1908) Signed watercolour, a sandy knoll on the edge of a heath, 6 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches, 173 x 269 mm., an excellent example. (On verso, initialled by artist & numbered 33 by him). £12 352. Carwitham (Thomas) Pen & ink & bistre studies of river-gods, Neptune etc., 6 7/8 x 10 1/2 inches, 174 x 265 mm. Signed in full on verso ("Thos. Carwitham fecit") & dated by him 1713. The work of this follower of Thornhill is little known & is always spirited. See plate 24 of Iolo Williams' "Early Engglish Watercoloues" & 130 in the Paul Oppé exhibition, Royal Academy 1958. On the verso is a faint pencil study of a nude man. £50 353.Chalon (A.R., R.A., 1780-1860) Watercolour, signed in gold, dated 1847, a young girl staning in profile on a columned terrace, her arm stretched forward as she has just released a white pigeon under whose wing one sees a tiny envelope sealed with wax. The drawing is inscribed by the artist: "Launch of the Homeward Bound." (Pigeon-post in art-philatelists, please mote). 10 x 7 1/4 inches, 253 x 183 mm. The mount is thus inscribed in ink: "To Lady Bulwer Lytton with the artist's respectful & kind regards, Sept. 25th, 1851." £40 354. Cipriani (G. B., 1727-1785) Red & black chalk, 3 lightly-draped girls dancing in a circle. Paper watermarked "C. Taylor." 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, 215 x 185 mm. £7 355. Cooper (R., 1740-1814) Dark & light brown wash: landscape faintly inscribed on the mount "Castelnuovo, a view taken about 10 miles from Rome." Monastery & farm buildings on hillsides above extensive plain with hills in the distance. Rich sparkling contrast of sunlight & shadow. Copper was in Italy early in the 1770's. He was at one time drawing-master at Eton. 11 1/2 x 18 7/8 inches, 293 x 480 mm. £42 356. Delamotte (W., of Weymouth, 1775-1863) £8 Thick pen & brown ink, Italian landscape with waterfalls & a small temple (?Tivoli). 9 x 11 3/8 inches, 227 x 289 mm., numbered in pencil 37 as top right. 357. Johnson (Harry John, Birmingham 1826 - London 1884) Highly-finished pencil on gray-green paper, inscribed "fishing-boat on the Rhine, July 9, 1847," With the artist's red stamp in right corner. On verso are some preliminary sketches for a Rhine castle etc. 8 1/3 x 14 2/3 inches, 213 x 372 mm. £6 358. De Loutherbourg (P.J., R.A., 1740-1812) A wide coast-scape with fingers in foreground, a very airy drawing. 3 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, 91 x 183 mm. Watercolour. £18 359. Nash (Joseph, 1809-1878) A group of pencil sketches made between 30 May & 9 June 1827, when the artist was aged 18, in London. From the collection of Gilbert Davis (Lugt, Suppl. 757a). 4 3/8 x 5 5/8 inches. These lively scenes of daily life in London, were in a small sketch book with I brought recently. Price of each, £5: (1) Groups of smartly-dressed ladies, gentlemen & children. (2) Men letting down a barrel of wine into a wine-vault, from the pavement. (3)Coal-heavers, refreshing themselves with a drink from a trestle-table in the street, inscribed "street breakfast." (4) Roadmenders at work. (5) An enraged bull has escaped & attackes a small dog, men with sticks run after it: elegant men & women & an old woman on a stool, scatter as the bull approached. (6) Profile of a dray-horse & load, the man grips the bridle. (7) London soldiers with muskets, one of them is in a sentry-box. (8) Profile of 2-wheeled carriage, horse & groom. 360. Parrot (William, 1813-1869) Hard-pencil drawings, probably for book-illustration, signed with monogram & dated 1866, on pale blue paper 8 x 121/2 inches, 203 x 317 mm. £4 each:- (1) Ship on beach, at low tide being unloaded, horses & carts, barrels etc. in foreground, ships in distance. (2) "Remains of burned brig on shore, calm day" (thus inscribed), numerous figures incl. cart & horse on beach, numerous ships in land-locked bay. (3) Three-masted vessel being refitted at low tide, numerous other vessels. (4) Large sailing ships partly dismasted on shore at low tide, numerous figures in foreground. (5) Rather similar to part 4, but ships afloat. (6) Steam tug towing 3-masted ship, several yachts visible. 361. Warwick Smith (1749-1831) Black chlk & brown wash, travellers on a rocky path below trees (on verso, a slight preliminary sketch of a large harbour with fisherman in foreground). 12 3/4 x 11 inches, 325 x 280 mm. £6 362. Ward (James, R.A., 1769-1859) Pen & ink heads of two men. Signed. 4 1/3 x 6 inches, 110 x 153 mm. One man looks as if he might be a Red Indian. £14 363. Whistler (J. McN., 1834-1903)Black chalk caricature, signed with the butterfly of G. F. Watts' "Minotaur," which he painted in 1885 as a contribution to the campaaign against Piccadilly vice exposed in the Pall Mall Gazette under the heading "Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon." 7 x 5 1/4 inches, 175 x 135 mm. £90 364. Ward (J., 1769-1859) Black chalk & watercolour, a long-eared Bat. Signed. The sheet measures 7 3/4 x 13 inches, 197 x 331 mm. £18 365. English late 18th century, pen & ink nude studies of a man, front & back, & a sketch of an arm showing muscles. (On verso is a thigh with muscles & portion of a draft of a letter). 3 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches, 89 x 135 mm. (Had been attributed tentatively by a previous owner to Sir James Thornhill). £8 366.English 18th century pastel portrait of a young girl in white, with a pink ribbon in hair & at waist. Half-length, almost-facing. Oval, 9 x 7 inches, 233 x 180 mm. £10 Italian Drawings 367. Baglione (Giovanni, 1571-1644) Pen & brown ink, " The Judgement of Paris," 4 x 5 1/4 inches, 100 x 134 mm. £14 368. Carracci (Lodovico, 1555-1619) Pen & ink & pink wash. Totila king of the Goths, prostates himself before Saint Benedict, against an architectural background, a large horse rears himself up on the right. 14 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches, 365 x 239 mm. See Jameson's Legends of the monastic orders (1880), page 22 (note), & Lindsay's Sketches of Christian art. £75 369. Cavedone (Giacomo, 1577-1660) Ink & bistre heightened with gray tempera. The Resurrection, with sleeping soliders around the tomb. 15 1/2 x 10 3.8 inches, 395 x 265 mm. £20 370. Domenico Zampieri (Domenichino; Bologna 1581-1641) Nude kneeling woman, a sketch related to the Palazzo Barberini (Rome) "God the Father rebuking Adam & Eve." Black chalk touched with white, on a brown prepared surface. 7 1/4 x 4 7/8 inches, 184 x 122 mm. Cf. Phaidon Press "Domenichino Drawings at Windsor Castle," page 91, items 1025 &1027, plates 33 & 34 for other studies of Eve. £50 371. Ghezzi (Pierleone; Rome 1674-1755) Pen & ink studies of six men, standing, & one study of a head. 9 x13 inches, 227 x 333mm, £50 372. Mitelli (Agostino; Bologna 1609-Madrid 1660) Pen & ink project for a wall-design with parrot, young satyr supporting a basket of fruit, & carved marble. 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches, 188 x 146 mm. £25 373. Mitelli (Paolo Emilio; Turin 1815-1882) Stage-design of large buttressed building with arches on the right, clump of trees on the left, distant view of tree-covered hill in centre. Brown ink & gray wash. Signed. Dated 1841. 6 3/4 x 9 1.2 inches, 170 x 240mm. £15 374. Passarotti (Bartolomeo; Bologna 1529-1592) Study of the legs of a man, one foot raised on a rock, & on the same sheet a study of a fore-arm. Pen & ink. 13 1/3 x 9 x 1/8 inches, 338 x 230 mm. Watermark a six-pointed star within a circle. £18 375. Piccini (Gaetano; flourishing circa 1729 according to A. M. Hind, page 365 of his Hist. of Engraving 1908). A superb & large pen & ink profile head os a man looking to left. Caricature head with the man's hair plaited & tied under his chin : the lips full, snub-nose, deep-set eye & protruding chin. 11 3/4 inches high, on paper 13 x 8 1/2 inches, 329 x 217 mm. Nearly all Piccini's grotesque heads are much smaller & within circles. This one almost fills the sheet. I have never seen a larger one. £14 376. Zuccaro (Federigo, 1542-1609) St. Lawrence & 4 other saints stand in foreground; in the upper portion is part of the Last Judgement which Zuccaro made for the decoration of the Duomo of Florence (c.f. Voss, " Malerei ... Sp[[?]]trenaissance," vol. 2, page 247: & Ashmolean Cat. of Ital. Drawings 759, & drawing No. 14328 in the Albertina). The upper portion of the drawing is fainter than the saints, but the whole sheet is rather pale. 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, 165 x 115 mm. £18 377. Venetian 17th century, Christ in the house of the Pharisee, the Magdalen annoints his feet. Bistre & red chalk, heightened with white. 15 3/4 x 11 3/4 inches, 401 x 301 mm. A drawing of great distinction, recalling the work of Tintoretto. £65 378. Italian 17th century, Holy Family & infant St. John, ink & bistre heightened with wite, rather rubber, a few holes repaired. 11 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches, 302 x 247 mm. £15 379. Italian 17th century, vine-crowned Bacchus, with putti, his chariot in the landscape on the right. Black chalk & wash. 8 7/8 x 13 1/8 inches, 225 x 333 mm. £15 380. (Spanish) Pencil study of two nude women, inscribied "[[?]] M. Powes, souvenir d'Araujo (19)21." The drawn surface 6 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, 165 x 185 mm., on a larger sheet. £6 FRENCH DRAWINGS. 381. Adam (L. S., Parisian sculptor, 1700-1759) 15 pounds Black chalk touched with white, on buff paper, signed (see Lugt. No. 4). Study of nude sleeping baby. 8 1/4 x 6 1/8 inches, 210 x 155 mm. 382. Bouguereau (W. A., La Rochelle 1825-1905) Pen 8 pounds and brown ink, a robed actress bearing a large leaf, 2 other figures are behind her. 8 x 5 1/4 inches, 200 x 130 mm. 383. Corneille (Michel "le jeune," 1641-1708) Pen 48 pounds and ink and gray wash: 10 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches, 270 x 418mm. A bacchanal: in the left foreground the panther, and Silenus and the companion who is pouring out, also occur in drawing 2405 in the Louvre (see vol. 3 of the Catalogue Dessins...Louvre). From the collection of SIr J. C. Robinson (Lugt. 1433) with his ink number 455 on verso and his signature followed by the date 23 Jul" 1859. 384. Delarue (L. F., Paris 1720-1765) Pair for 20 pounds PAIR of pen and ink drawings lightly touched with wash, male and female satyrs feasting on fruit and wine under a tree, and, female satyrs with baby-satyrs, Approx 8 x 10 inches, 200 x 260 mm. Printed in England by ROBERT STOCKWELL LTD., 5-13 Baden Place, London S.E.1: and published by ALISTER MATHEWS,12, Eaton Road, Branksome Park, Poole(Dorset).
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