The Fine Sale

Cheffins - Cambridge
Clifton Road 1-2
Clifton House
CB1 7EA Cambridge
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 21.04.2021 - 22.04.2021

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A Study of a bearded old man red chalk on paper 15 x 14cmFootnote: Provenance: Christie's, London, 13th December 1985, lot 549, as 'Attributed to Sebastiano Ricci', An Oxfordshire country house

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Saint Lawrence and four other Saints, below Christ in Judgement pencil and red wash on paper, with watermark of encircled crossbow (Briquet 770) 16.5 x 11.5cmFootnote: Provenance: Christie's, London, 13th December 1985, lot 546, as 'Bolognese School, circa 1600', An Oxfordshire country house Previou

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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A Mounted cavalier on a prancing horse inscribed lower left '[?Casa] delin....is [? Augffurg]' pen, ink and grey wash on paper 31 x 19.5cm, 52 x 39.5cm framed

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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St Paul preaching to the ancient Britons inscribed lower right '33 C f.' pen and ink with grey wash on wove paper 38 x 27cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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A Study of a hound pen, ink and grey wash on paper 12.5 x 20cmFootnote: Provenance: An Oxfordshire country houseCondition report: framed: 33 x 39cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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An Estuary scene with boats and figures on a bank pencil on paper 8 x 16cmFootnote: Provenance: R W P de Vries, Amsterdam, 25th June 1929, no. 146, as 'Jan van Goyen'Condition report: Unglazed. Corners of the frame are chipped. Paper is discoloured

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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A View of a village beside fields pencil and red chalk on paper 12.5 x 21cmFootnote: Provenance: Ludwig Zatzka (1857-1925) (Lugt: 2672); Christie's, London, 13th December 1985, lot 543, as 'Circle of Pozzoserrato', An Oxfordshire country houseCondition report: framed dimensions: 27.5 x 37cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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A Still life of shrimps and peeled lemon on silver platters, with a loaf of bread, lemons, wine goblets and a silver beaker oil on panel 50 x 65cmFootnote: Provenance: Believed to have been acquired at a rectory house sale in Essex in the 1950s and presumed to have been on the consignment and thus u

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Bunches of fruit and flowers including roses, grapes and plums with poppy seed heads; and Roses, peaches, grapes and a thistle - both hanging before painted feigned bas reliefs oil on canvas, a pair 49 x 37.5cmFootnote: Provenance: Anon. Sale, Christie's, 13th February 1948, lot 144, as 'J D de Heem

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Portrait of a Lady standing three-quarter length, in black, her hands clasped before her inscribed to the reverse '1575 Anne de Bretagne / femme de Charles VIII / et de Louis XII' oil on panel 34 x 27.5cmFootnote: Provenance: French Private Collection; With Philip Mould Ltd, London, August 2008, Pri

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Portrait of Marie de Medici (1575-1642) Queen of France inscribed along the top '. MARIA . MED . REGa . GALLIAE .' oil on canvas 63.5 x 48.5cmFootnote: Provenance: Christie's South Kensington, 9th April 1987, lot 206, as 'Circle of Alessandro Allori', when acquired by Claudine Auger (1941-2019) Belg

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Head of an elderly man, probably St Joseph oil on canvas 39 x 31.5cmFootnote: Provenance: Professor Dr Passey (1888-1971) by 1952 and thence by family descent Exhibited: Leeds, City Art Gallery, 'The Leeds Art Collections Fund', 13th June - 20th July 1952, lent by Professor Passey, as 'Flemish 17th

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Four Portraits of the Ffolliott brothers: Aylmer (b. 1591), Francis (b. 1595), Richard (b. 1597) and Henry (b. 1601) all half length, all dressed identically each inscribed with their age upper left and the year 1603 upper right each oil on bevelled oak panel all within the size range of 45 x 38cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Portrait of John Curzon of Kedleston (1598-1686) when a child, standing full length, in red, holding a black hat oil on canvas 121 x 89.5cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent from the sitter, To Assheton Curzon, younger son of Sir Nathaniel, 4th Bt., who was created Baron Curzon of Penn, Viscount Curzo

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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A View in the Roman Campagna at Tivoli, with figures and animals beside a river, beneath the temple of Vesta inscribed on the stretcher ‘Painted by G. Hezier’ oil on canvas 103.5 x 135cmFootnote: Provenance: Presumed to have been acquired by Frederick Augustus Hervey, 4th Earl of Bristol (1730-1803

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Riders and peasants by a riverbank oil on panel 29 x 42cmFootnote: Provenance: Phillips, London, 24th June 1988, lot 127, when acquired by Claudine Auger (1941-2019) Belgravia, LondonCondition report: Oil on panel with a wooden cradle attached to the reverse at a later date. All of the cradle member

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Peasants outside a cottage oil on panel 17.5 x 23cmFootnote: Provenance: Sotheby's, London, 1st February 1956

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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An Extensive landscape with Venus and Cupid reclining in the foreground oil on canvas 49 x 69cmFootnote: The figure group in the left foreground is not only by another hand from the landscape but appears to have been taken from another work and incorporated into the present one.Condition report: The

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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A goat in a rocky landscape with a herdsman and flock beyond oil on canvas 92.5 x 128cmFootnote: Provenance: With Robert Miller, Hereford, August 2007, Private collection, Kensington, LondonCondition report: Oil on canvas which appears to be lined. The canvas tension is slightly slack with minor und

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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The Mosque at Nicæa, Asia Minor watercolour over pencil on paper 35.5 x 26cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent in the artist's family; With Robert Miller, Hereford, July 2008, Private collection, Kensington, London Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1861, no. 922, as 'Oriental sketches: Mosque at Nicæa

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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The Great Hall at Karnak, Egypt watercolour over pencil on paper 25 x 36.6cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent in the artist's family; With Robert Miller, Hereford, July 2008, Private collection, Kensington, London

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Interior of the Mosque at Aiaslik, near Ephesus watercolour over pencil on paper 25 x 33cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent in the artist's family; With Robert Miller, Hereford, July 2008, Private collection, Kensington, London Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1857, no. 1086, as 'Oriental sketches

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Adalia, in Asia Minor, looking towards the coast of Lycia watercolour over pencil on paper 25.5 x 35.5cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent in the artist's family; With Robert Miller, Hereford, July 2008, Private collection, Kensington, London Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1859, no. 1087, 'Oriental

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Pinara, a city of ancient Lycia, viewed from the ruins of the theatre watercolour over pencil on paper 25.5 x 35cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent in the artist's family; With Robert Miller, Hereford, July 2008, Private collection, Kensington, London Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1859, no. 1086

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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The Cascade at Hierapolis, Asia Minor watercolour over pencil on paper 44 x 63.5cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent in the artist's family; With Robert Miller, Hereford, July 2008, Private collection, Kensington, London Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1858, no. 832, as 'Oriental sketches: the Petri

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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The Mosque at Ballat, Asia Minor watercolour over pencil on paper 25.5 x 35.5cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent in the artist's family; With Robert Miller, Hereford, July 2008, Private collection, Kensington, London Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1859, no. 1037, as 'Oriental sketches - exterior o

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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The Mosque at Mylassa, Asia Minor watercolour over pencil on paper 27.5 x 42cmFootnote: Provenance: By descent in the artist's family; With Robert Miller, Hereford, July 2008, Private collection, Kensington, London Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1861, no. 921, as 'Oriental sketches: Mosque at Myl

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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A Dinner given by the Grand Vizier in honour of an Ambassador in the Topkapi Palace, Constantinople oil on canvas 98 x 125cmFootnote: Provenance: According to Thuillier (see below) acquired in Turkey in the early 20th century, A descendant's sale, Christie's, London, 5th July 1996, lot 72, Private C

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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A Bay Arabian stallion being led by a groom, a hound nearby, with a rider and grey horse watering on the far right signed indistinctly lower centre left 'J W...' oil on canvas 65 x 116cmFootnote: Provenance: Acquired by Algernon Dunn Gardner (1853-1929) from Fores of Piccadilly on 18th July 1913, as

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021

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Poultry in a landscape with cockerels sparring signed and dated indistinctly on the rock in the foreground ‘G W Sartorius 1807 (?9)’ oil on canvas 50 x 98cmFootnote: Provenance: Christie's, London, 16th November 1990, lot 75, when acquired by the family of the present ownerCondition report: Christie

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 21 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021