Auction 27.07.1995

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 27.07.1995

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Georges Louis Marie Leclerc Comte de Buffon (1702-1788), French

Georges Louis Marie Leclerc Comte de Buffon (1702-1788), French A selection of eleven hand coloured engravings from L'Histoire Naturel, with margins including; A Lion and Lioness; An Elephant and Calf; A Gazelle; and others 9 x 7in. (23 x 18 cm.) (11

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Georges Louis Marie Leclerc Comte de Buffon (1702-1788), French

Georges Louis Marie Leclerc Comte de Buffon (1702-1788), French A selection of eleven hand coloured engravings from L'Histoire Naturel, with margins including; An Elephant Cow; A Seal; A Tiger; A Leopard; A Bushbuck; A Gnu and others 9 x 7in. (23 x 18cm.) (11

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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German School 18th Century

German School 18th Century Herons, Ducklings and a Kingfisher oil on canvas 15 x 20in. (38.2 x 51 cm

Lot #: 3 A

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Benjamin Zobel (1762-1831),German

Benjamin Zobel (1762-1831),German A Tiger resting under Trees signed 'B.Zobel'; oil on canvas 24 x 29¼ in. (61 x 74.5 cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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English School ,19th Century

English School ,19th Century Chinchilla; Nil Ghau; Hyaena; Great Ant-Eater; Yellow Throated Sloth;Barbary Ape; An Indian Rhinocerous; and A White Footed Antelope coloured mixed method engravings, in good condition, unexamined out of the frame 7½ x 10¾in. (19 x 27.5 cm.) and smaller (8

Lot #: 5 A

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Circle of Samuel Howitt

Circle of Samuel Howitt A Lion attacking a Tiger, and A Tiger defending its prey from a Lion both oil on canvas 19½ x 24½in. (49.5 x 62.2 cm.) a pair (2

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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After Samuel Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, and Manskirch

After Samuel Howitt, Atkinson, Clark, and Manskirch Foreign Field Sports, by Howitt and Dubourg (Abbey Travel 2) coloured aquatints, with margins, the full set of one hundred and ten plates, originally published 1813, by E. Orme, wove paper watermark J Whatman Turkey Mill 1823, some text, paper

Lot #: 6 A

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Samuel Howitt (1756-1822), British

Samuel Howitt (1756-1822), British A Capybara; A South African Crested Porcupine; An Acouchi; and A Tree Rodent all signed and inscribed 'Cavia Capibara/life,Exeter Change Histrix Prehensilis Life Mr Brookes's Museum./C. Acuscky./life/Histrix Cristata./Life Exeter Change.' ; pencil and watercolour

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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English School 19th Century

English School 19th Century Black-faced Impala pencil and watercolour 10¾ x 8½in. (27.2 x 21.7 cm

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Anglo Indian School 19th Century

Anglo Indian School 19th Century A Tiger on The Attack watercolour bodycolour and gum arabic 16 x 23½ in. (40.7 x 59.7 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Harrington Bird (1846- ?),English

Harrington Bird (1846- ?),English A Jungle Dispute, Jaquars fighting over a Macaw signed 'H.Bird'; pencil and watercolour 14½ x 10¼in. (37 x 26 cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Circle of Elizabeth Gould

Circle of Elizabeth Gould A Red-breasted Toucan pencil and watercolour on grey paper 20½ x 15in. (52 x 38.2 cm.) and two lithographs after John Gould of Toucan including ; a Many-banded Aracari, and Chestnut-eared Aracari (3

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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J.E.Bourhill (19th Century),British

J.E.Bourhill (19th Century),British Hippos Watering oil on canvas 28 x 35½ in. (71 x 90 cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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George Edward Crawhall (1834-1909),British

George Edward Crawhall (1834-1909),British A Little Auk; A Velvet Scoter; A Golden Eye; A Redthroated Diver; And A Brent Goose all inscribed as titles and further inscribed and dated 'Nov.20.1878 /Longstone, Farne Islands. Wolsingham 1878 Little Auk (male) shot North Sunderland Dec 7th 1876.'/Velvet

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899),French

Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899),French Study of a Fox signed with initials 'R B'; oil on paper 12 x 9in. (30 x 23 cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Herbert Dicksee (1862-1942), British

Herbert Dicksee (1862-1942), British Raiders etching, with margins, in good condition 22 x 29½ in. (56 x 75 cm.) and two other etchings by the same artist (3

Lot #: 16 A

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Heinrich Egersdorfer (1853-1915),South Africa

Heinrich Egersdorfer (1853-1915),South Africa A Pair of Lions observing a Boer Encampment signed 'H Egersdorfer'; pencil and watercolour 14½ x 23in. (37 x 58.5 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Frederich Specht (1839-1909),German

Frederich Specht (1839-1909),German A Male Elk signed 'F Specht'; pencil and watercolour heightened with white 4½ x 5½in. (11.5 x 14cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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English School 20th Century

English School 20th Century A Collection of fourteen oil studies of animals such as; Seladang, Jawan Rhinoceros, Leddbeaters Possum, Baird's Tapir, White and Square Lipped Rhinoceros, Eastern Native Cat, Pere David's Deer, Mountain Nyala, Indian Wild Ass, Walia Ibex, Sumatran Rhinoceros, European

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Vastagh Geza (19th Century), Hungarian

Vastagh Geza (19th Century), Hungarian A Resting Lion signed 'Vastagh Geza'; oil on canvas 14¾ x 29 in. (37.5 x 73.5 cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Continental School,19th Century

Continental School,19th Century A Pair of Tigers on a Ledge indistinctly signed ; oil on canvas 26 x 34¼in. (66 x 87 cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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William Walls (1860-1942),British

William Walls (1860-1942),British A Scaly Monster, A Crocodile on a Rock signed 'Wm WALLS'; oil on board 11½ x 15½in. (29.2 x 39.3

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Arthur Wardle (1864-1949), British

Arthur Wardle (1864-1949), British A Lion and a Lioness at a Stream signed 'ARTHUR WARDLE'; oil on canvas 17¼ x 25¼in. (43.5 x 64 cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £6,500 - £8,500

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Gustav Wertheimer (1847-1904), Austrian

Gustav Wertheimer (1847-1904), Austrian A Lion and Lioness amongst Egyptian Temple Ruins signed inscribed and indistinctly dated 'G Wertheimer Paris 18 5'; oil on canvas 59¼ x 43½ in. (150.5 x 110 cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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William Woodhouse (1857-1939), British

William Woodhouse (1857-1939), British A Tiger at Sunset signed 'W Woodhouse'; pencil and watercolour 10 x 13¼ in. (25.5 x 33.4 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Arthur Wardle (1864-1947),British

Arthur Wardle (1864-1947),British Two Leopards resting on a Rock signed 'ARTHUR/WARDLE'; pastel 10 x 14¼in. (25.5 x 36 cm

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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William Walls (1860-1942), British

William Walls (1860-1942), British A Jaguar signed 'Walls'; oil on canvas 29 x 19 in. (73.5 x 48.3 cm

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), German

Wilhelm Kuhnert (1865-1926), German Water Buck signed 'Wilh.Kuhnert'; pencil, watercolour and bodycolour 12 x 9in. (30.5 x 23 cm

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Wihelm Kuhnert (1865-1926),German

Wihelm Kuhnert (1865-1926),German Black Rhinoceros signed 'Will Kuhnert'; pencil watercolour and bodycolour 12 x 20¼in. (30.5 x 51.4 cm

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995

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Cuthbert Edmund Swan (1870-1931),British

Cuthbert Edmund Swan (1870-1931),British Bengal Tiger signed 'C.E.SWAN.'; pencil and watercolour 7½ x 10in. (19 x 25.4 cm

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 27 Jul 1995