Sunday, December 9, 2012

Auction Preview: Christie's Victorian & British Impressionist Art December 2012

Lot 11
Sir Frank Dicksee
Chivalry (1885)
oil on canvas
71⅞ X 53¾ in.

Already in previews is next week's auction of Victorian & British Impressionist Art, offered by Christie's Auction House, London.  The sale, which features 111 lots, will take place on December 13th at 2:30 PM at Christie's King Street facility.  Among the artists whose works are being offered are Sir Frank Dicksee, John Singer Sargent, Edward Seago, Philip De László, George Clausen, Sir Alfred Munnings, John William Godward, Sir John Everett Millais, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rosetti, Walter Crane, Edwin Long, Dame Laura Knight, Henry Herbert La Thangue, Sir William Russell Flint, Herbert Draper, and Edmund Blair Leighton.  The electronic catalog of the entire sale, which features a decent zoom feature, can be viewed online at Christie's website.

The viewing times are as follows:

Dec 9, 2 PM - 5 PM
Dec 10, 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Dec 11, 9 AM - 8 PM
Dec 12, 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Dec 13, 9 AM - 12 PM

Christie's London Saleroom is located at 8 King Street, St. James'.

Chivalry (detail)

Lot 21
Sir Frank Dicksee
The House Builders (1880)
Portraits of Sir W.E. & The Hon. Lady Welby-Gregory
oil on canvas
54½ X 61½ in.

Lot 73
Philip Alexius De László
Portrait of Princess Henry of Battenberg, née Princess Beatrice of Great Britain,
in profile to the left, wearing a choker and drop earrings
oil on canvas laid down on board
15½ X 12¼ in.

Christie's Zoom Feature
Princess Henry of Battenberg (detail)

Lot 74
Philip Alexius De László
Portrait of Winnie Melville, Mrs. Derek Oldham (1920)
oil on canvas
44¼ X 34 ¼ in.

Lot 72
Philip Alexius De László
Portrait of Mrs. Lockett Agnew, half-length, seated in a black evening dress
oil on canvas
42 X 31 in.

Lot 71
John Singer Sargent
Portrait of Eva Katherine Balfour, Later Lady Buxton (1911)
black chalk on paper (?)
23¾ X 19 in.

Lot 13
Frederic, Lord Leighton
In St. Mark's
oil on canvas
42 X 27 in.

Lot 8
Frederic, Lord Leighton
'O thou, to whom
Broad leaved fig trees even now foredoom
Their ripen'd fruitage'
(Keats, Endymion)
oil on canvas
60½ X 24½ in.

Lot 62
Walter Langley
A Maid of Brittany (1882)
pencil and watercolor with gum arabic,
and with scratching out, on paper
30 X 17 in.

Lot 76
George Henry Boughton
Portrait of a Lady, half-length, wearing a black hat and fur stole (1888)
pencil and watercolor, heightened with bodycolor and with gum arabic, on paper
25½ X 19½ in.

Lot 64
Harrington Mann
Portrait of a Girl
oil on panel
12¼ X 9¼ in.

Lot 15
John William Godward
An Italian Beauty (1897)
oil on canvas
18 X 16 in.

Lot 16
John William Godward
Far Away Thoughts (1911)
oil on canvas, feigned circle
39½ X 39½ in.

Lot 14
Herbert James Draper
oil on canvas
15½ X 24¼ in.

Lot 12
John Byam Liston Shaw
The Arrested Spear
oil on canvas
60 X 72 in.

The Arrested Spear (detail)

The Arrested Spear (detail)

Lot 61
Sir William Russell Flint
Hamadryad and the Woodsman (1912)
oil on canvas
24¼ X 27¼ in.

Lot 24
Wright Barker
A Shepherd with his Flock in a Winter Landscape (1919)
oil on canvas
36 X 48 in.

Lot 25
George Cole
Harvesters (1856)
oil on canvas
20 X 30 in.

Lot 50
Sir Alfred James Munnings
Shrimp and the Old Grey Mare on the Ringland Hills (1910)
oil on canvas
20 X 24 in.

Lot 51
Sir Alfred James Munnings
Idle Moments:  The Boathouse
oil on canvas
 20 X 24 in.

Lot 91
Edward Seago
Fishing Boats, Honfleur
oil on board
26 X 36 in.

Lot 90
Edward Seago
The Hard, Ponza Harbour
oil on board
20 X 30 in.

Lot 89
Bryan Hook
Gathering Eggs on the Cliffs of Lundy (1877)
oil on canvas
48 X 37 in.

Lot 9
William James Webbe
The White Owl (1856)
'Alone and warming his five wits, The white owl in the belfry sits'
oil on board
17¾ X 10⅜ in.

Lot 28
Thomas Francis Dicksee
Christ of the Cornfield (1883)
"And he said unto them,
The Sabbath was made for man,
And not man for the Sabbath."
Mark, II, 27.
oil on canvas
55 X 41 in.

Lot 27
Edmund Blair Leighton
Maternity (1917)
oil on canvas
51⅞ X 46¾ in.

Maternity (detail)

Maternity (detail)


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