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8     ALISTER MATHEWS, 12, Eaton Road, Branksome Park, (Dorset).

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  220. "Nap" (Caricaturist) Three watercolour & gouache  each £7  drawings on gray or tan paper, 11 x 12 3/4 inches, signed. Bodies of horses with large heads of the human sitters, circa 1885-1890.
  (1) John Sims Reeves (1818-1900) Had a superb tenor voice. Inscribed "First Tenor, grey horse by Tom Bowling--Sally in our Alley".
  (2) Lord Rosslyn (? born 1869) inscribed "Buccaneer, bay horse, 3 yr, By Monte Carlo--Failure".
  (3) Major Roddy Owen, inscribed "Roddy, brown horse 4 yr., by Father O'Flynn--Duty Call".
  221. An Officer, black chalk standing, facing, circa 1800.  £15  16 x 10 inches, 412 x 258 mm.
  222. Pellegrini (Carlo, "Ape", alias "Pelican",  pair for £12  (1838-1889) according to Leslie Ward, see page 100 of his "Forty Years of Spy"). A pair of watercolours signed Pelican, "Hopeful Poet", & "Dejected Poet". In the first, he gleefully goes up the stairs to his publisher's office, holding manuscripts including "Knockabout Papers". In the other he comes down sadly. 12 1/2 x 9 inches, 320 x 230 mm., oval, on larger sheets.
  223. Prout (Samuel Gillespie, 1822-1911) Watercolour,  £5  fishing-boats off a beach & headland, 3 x 3 1/2 inches, 76 x 89 mm. (He was son of the famous S.P.).
  224. (Racehorse) Watercolour, signed F. Clifton, dated 1857,  £42  of a chestnut mare "Exhibition Widow", in a loose-box. 14 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches, 373 x 550 mm.
  225. Richardson (T. M., junior. 1813-1890) Watercolour,  £13  boulders, stream & hillside, (inscribed on verso "On Allen Water, Ridley Hall, August 1869"). 7 x 9 7/8 inches, 175 x 252 mm.
  226. Richmond (Sir William Blake, K.C.B., R.A. 1842-1921:  £15  son of George R.). Red chalk nude female, a study (thus inscribed) for "Wise & Foolish Virgins". 13 1/2 x 10 inches, 343 x 255 mm.
  227. Rowbotham (T. L., junior, 1823-1875) Circular water-  £10  colour, signed, dated 1850, uumbered 79. At sunset a paddle-steamer at a jetty beside a round tower, mostly blues, with red glow from the funnel; figures on the jetty. Diameter 11 inches, 278 mm. Decorative & peaceful.
  228. Saint Lo (near Bayeux) Ink & black wash on pale-orange,  £8  west door of church of Holy Cross at St. Lô: with long interesting archaeological notes on two sides (thanks to Lord Monson & R. Short). Attributed to Wm. Crotch (1175-1847). 12 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches. 320 x 296 mm., including the MS notes.
  229. Somersetshire. A group of six wash-drawings in gray, signed by John Buckler (1770-1851), average size 4 x 6 1/2 inches (plus wide margins in which Buckler neatly wrote names of the places: all are dated:--
  (1) Ancient house at Preston near Yeovil, 1811.
  (2) South-west view of Abbots Bere's Alms-houses at Glastonbury 1825 (with ground plan in the right-margin).
  (3) Tickenham Court & church, 1828.
  (4) Cottage at Banwell belonging to the Lord Bishop of Bath & Wells, 1836.
  (5) North-east view of the manor-house at Sandford Orcas, 1838.
  (6) South view of Cothelston House, 1842.
The six (not sold separately for £50
  230. Sunderland (Thomas, 1744-1823) Blue & brown washes  £9  heightened with white: a steep hillside rising above a river with small wide waterfall. 7 5/8 x 11 1/4 inches, 192 x 287 mm.
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PENULTIMATE ADDITIONS
  248. ITALIAN oil-sketch on paper 18th century: God the  £65  Father opens his arms to welcome a white-haired old man supported by a younger one: near them is a basket of vegetables: two angels with sword & book, & cherubs in background. 12 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 321 x 234 mm.
  249. ITALIAN late 18th cent., pen & ink, an angel crowns a  £10  young woman, watched by a laurel-crowned nobleman, on clouds. 5 1/2 x 8 inches, 138 x 203 mm.
  250. DUPENDANT (French, circa 1875) Group  The five for £35  of five watercolour & gouache full-length single standing caricatures of officers. about 17 x 9 1/2, 430 x 240 mm.
  251. DUPENDANT, watercolour & gouache drawing, signed  £7  similar to above: Napoleonic Old Guard, holding a baby. 12 1/2 x 9 inches, 322 x 231 mm.
  252. (NAPOLEONIC WARS) An officer of Wellington's  £25  army in Spain is wounded at the crossing of a river: on the right is an officer on a white horse, troops cross the river in boats, a battle is in progress beyond the river. 8 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches, 220 x 426 mm.

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  231. Sunderland (T., 1744-1823) Watercolour, (pale blues,  £25  grays & greens over pencil). Peaceful haymaking scene on a wooded slope. 8 1/2 x 10 1/8 inches, 215 x 256 mm.
  232. Varley (John 1778-1842) Sepia wash, a riverscape with  £6  trees, reeds & a distant boat, 2 1/2 x 3 7/8 inches, 62 x 99 mm.
  233. Waterlillies, pen & ink, by Lady Charlotte Ashburn,  £6  circa 1800. 5 3/4 5 1/4 inches.
  234. Waterlillies, see above, similar, 6 x 7 inches, corners cut.  £6
  235. English c. 1840, oil-sketch on canvas (near Etty). Young  £25 woman, bust-length, head in profile to right. 8 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches, 212 x 154 mm. Fine work.
  236. Fruit in attractive disorder, an English still-life, oil on  £60  canvas, circa 1820. Includes a thrush's nest & indications of a branchy tunnel with blue sky: unpretentious, informal & highly decorative. 19 1/2 x 26 1/2 inches, 497 x 680 mm., the edges rather uneven, not affecting the main painting.
  237. Bourne (E., dau. of James). Watercolour, distant blue  £12  landscape seen from a wooded height, with children & cottages: inscribed: "View from Leith Hill looking south-east". 8 x 11 1/4 inches, 203 x 285 mm.
  238. Bouvier (Joseph, who fl. 1840-1880) Highly-finished  £15  watercolour, signed. "Cherries for the Children". 8 x 5 5/8 inches, 202 x 142 mm. A very Birket Fosterish scene of young mother handing cherries over the cottage wall to her children.
  239. Chalon (A, E., 1780-1870 Watercolour, signed in gold  £40  & dated 1817, the mount is inscribed in ink "To Lady Bulwer Lytton with the artist's respectful & kind regards, Septr. 25th, 1851". A lovely girl on a balcony launches a carrier-pigeon under whose wing one sees a red-sealed letter. 10 x 7 inches, 253 x 183 mm.
  240. Chalon (A. E., see above) Watercolour, signed & dated  £40  in gold. 1830. 3/4-length portrait of two elegant girls. 14 x 12 1/4 inches, 358 x 312 mm.
  241. Hobson (Henry E., of Bath) Watercolour heightened  £15  with gum, signed, dated 1866. A young girl seated in a wood, holding a posy. 15 1/2 x 12 inches, 400 x 307 mm.
  242. Phillip (John, R.A., 1817-1867) Oil-sketch heightened  £45  with gum, on paper. Head of a Spanish gipsy in profile, the coloured surface 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, 190 x 145 mm ., on a much larger sheet. From 1852 onwards he spent many years in Spain.
  243. Ross (Sir W. C., 1794-1860) Three heads of young girls.  £24  Bistre  coloured wash, 12 1/4 x 16 3/8 inches, 310 and 416 mm.
  244. Metz (Conrad Martin, c. 1750-1827) Pen & ink & bistre  £35  lightly touched with white & very pale yellow. Ulysses & the Sirens. Signed. Dated 1813, inscribed Roma. 16 1/4 x 21 inches, 414 x 531 mm.
  245. (By a Member of  the Sketching Club, early 19th century)  £15  Diana & Endymion: bistre, 10 3/4 x 13 inches, 275 x 331 mm.
  246. Poole (Paul Falconer R.A., 1807-1879). Signed prelim-  £42  inary oil sketch for his larger picture (exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1860 where it was No. 40) "Glacus & Ione leaving the doomed city of Pompeii". (Four people in a wide low boat). 8 x 13 1/8 inches, 204 x 333 mm.
  247. Beauclerk (Lady Diana, 1734-1808) Bistre with the  £40  brush, a group of three naked children dancing to three ladies playing lyre, trumpet & cymbals. 8 3/4 x 14 1/2 inches, 224 x 368 mm.
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  253. FLEMISH 17th century, pen & ink & wash, half-length  £24  a monk holding a lighted taper, above a blank scroll with cherubs' heads at the ends. 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 inches, 93 x 65 mm.
  254. FRENCH mid-19th century, pen & brown ink, a sheet  £25  of studies, 2 are of recumbent stags with MS notes: underneath is a man on horseback. The drawn surface 7 1/2 x 8 3/8 inches, 192 x 211 mm., on a larger sheet. The notes on the stags are: "La tête, la corne sont presque enterrées dans le sable: le nez & la langue sont dans le sable: les pieds raides comme une table renversée".
  255. (SPIRITUALISM) A séance in progress, with  £8  Daniel Dunglas Home (1833-1886): a group of people at table-rapping (repaired down the centre). Pencil, 6 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches, inscribed "Spiritual beings at a Home(ly) pastime". Home was a grandson of the 10th Earl of Home. In 1842 he was adopted by a lady in Greenville, Connecticut: subsequently travelled, with great success as a spiritualist, in Russia, Italy & other European countries.
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AND FINALLY
  256. THE METAMORPHOSES OF OVID, trans.  £120 (net)  by William Caxton, the two superb  facsimile volumes of the Phillips & Pepys MSS., bound in full leather. I have one (only) copy of this beautiful set which has just been issued.

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Printed in England by ROBERT STOCKWELL LTD., Baden Place, London, S.E.1; and published by
ALISTER MATHEWS 12, Eaton Road Branksome Park, Poole, Dorset.

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