Fri, 26th Nov 2021 11:00

The Autumn Fine Sale

 
  Lot 647
 

English School, 19th Century, A large sketchbook belonging to the Hunt family, containing finely executed pencil and watercolour sketches, primarily portraits, some landscape and coastal views. Presented in a Moroccan binding. All works are on paper, mostly mounted some loose. Album contains approximately 67 individual sketches of various subjects, all found to be in good overall condition with no signifcant issues to report. Examples include a landscape watercolour of a bridge signed ‘A.W. Hunt 1838’; Eastham Hotel along the Manchester Ship Canal; pencil sketches of family members, some inscribed with the sitter and artist, namely two portraits of A. W. Hunt by Emma Westcott, others are anonymous. Additional portraits in pen and watercolour signed ‘Maria Hunt’, some depicting the sitters in costume. Vignettes, some of historical interest, including the Tower of London and a further example depicting parliamentarian soldiers. Front endpaper contains the following inscription: ‘Sketches by some of the Hunt Family of interest to the Flood Family in New York.'

Sold for £600


 

English School, 19th Century, A large sketchbook belonging to the Hunt family, containing finely executed pencil and watercolour sketches, primarily portraits, some landscape and coastal views. Presented in a Moroccan binding. All works are on paper, mostly mounted some loose. Album contains approximately 67 individual sketches of various subjects, all found to be in good overall condition with no signifcant issues to report. Examples include a landscape watercolour of a bridge signed ‘A.W. Hunt 1838’; Eastham Hotel along the Manchester Ship Canal; pencil sketches of family members, some inscribed with the sitter and artist, namely two portraits of A. W. Hunt by Emma Westcott, others are anonymous. Additional portraits in pen and watercolour signed ‘Maria Hunt’, some depicting the sitters in costume. Vignettes, some of historical interest, including the Tower of London and a further example depicting parliamentarian soldiers. Front endpaper contains the following inscription: ‘Sketches by some of the Hunt Family of interest to the Flood Family in New York.'

Auction: The Autumn Fine Sale, Fri, 26th Nov 2021

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FIRST LOTS OF PICTURES ON FRIDAY 26TH NOVEMBER ARE LISTED UNDER OUR EAST ANGLIAN SALE CATALOGUE

 

Our specially curated Autumn Fine Art sale includes selected

  • Ceramics,
  • Glass,
  • Oriental items
  • Paintings
  • Jewellery
  • Silver
  • Clocks
  • Watches
  • Furniture.

Viewing

  • Saturday 20th November 9.30am-1pm
  • Monday 22nd November 2pm-4pm
  • Tuesday 23rd November 10am-4pm

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