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Absentee bids accepted until Wednesday, 15 May 2024

Auction date Wednesday, 15 May 2024 11:00 - 18:00 BST

DOD PROCTER (BRITISH, 1890-1972)
Girl in a Black Dress (c. 1915)
signed 'Dod Procter' (upper left) and inscribed with title (to back of stretcher)
oil and tempera on canvas
77 x 62cm
with an oil of a water fountain (verso)

£15000-£25000

Wednesday 15 May – Sussex Saleroom 
Lot 1201 - 1500 Modern British and 20th century art 11am  

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Thursday 9th May 10am – 4.00pm
Friday 10th May   10am – 4.00pm
Saturday 11th May  9am – 12.30pm
Monday 13th May 10am – 4.00pm
Tuesday 14th May 10am – 4.00pm

Payment
Payment to be received by bank transfer or on collection by 22nd May  pictures

Collections - Sussex Saleroom 
We will be open for collections on sale days 9am -4.30pm and additionally
Wednesday 15 May      9am – 4.30pm
Thursday 16 May         9am - 4.30pm
Friday 17 May              9am – 4.30pm
Saturday 18 May          9am – 12 noon
Monday 20 May           9am – 4.30pm 
Tuesday 21 May           9am – 4.30pm
Wednesday 22 May        9am – 4.30pm
Thursday 23 May            9am – 4.30pm

PICTURES & PRINTS CATALOGUE TERMS
An explanation of catalogue terms in our opinion:

"Full name of the artist" - a work by the artist.
"Attributed to ..." - probably a work by the artist in whole or in part.
"Name and initial" - possibly a work by the artist.
"Studio of ..." - a work executed in the studio or workshop of the artist.
"Circle of ..." - a work of the period of the artist and showing his influence.
"Follower of ..." - a work executed in the artist's style, but not necessarily by a pupil.
"Manner of ..." - a work in the artist's style, but of a later date.
"After ..." - a copy (of any date) of a work by that artist.
"Signed ... Dated ... Inscribed ..." - the work has been signed/date/inscribed by the artist.
"Bears signature and/or date and/or inscription" - has been added by another hand.
"Artist's Resale Right / ARR" - a royalty payable to a qualifying artist or the artist's heirs each time a work is resold during the artist's lifetime and up to a period of 70 years after the artist's death. Royalties are calculated on a sliding percentage scale based on the hammer price excluding the buyer's premium. The royalty does not apply to lots selling below the sterling equivalent of €1,000 and the maximum royalty payable on any single lot is the sterling equivalent of €10,000. Droit de Suite, which is not subject to VAT, will be added to the buyer's purchase price and then passed on to the relevant collecting agency. Please enquire for the accepted exchange rate on the day of the sale.

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Lots per page:

Total lots: 299

Lot 1201 Sold
JOHN NASH (BRITISH, 1893-1977)
A storm over the sea (c. 1937)
with studio stamp (to backboard)
watercolour, pen and ink
22 x 32.5cm
ARR

Provenance
New Grafton Gallery, Old Bond Street, London, where acquired by the present owner in 1978;
Private collection, UK

Exhibited
London, New Grafton Gallery, 18th May 1978
VIEWING NOTICEThis work will be on view in London on 7th & 8th May 4 Cromwell Place, South…
Hammer price: £1,300
Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1202 Unsold
GILBERT SPENCER (BRITISH, 1892-1979)
View from a balcony in France, thought to be Berneval Sur Mer
signed and dated ‘Gilbert Spencer 1937’ (lower right)
watercolour
36 x 52cm
ARR

Provenance
Abbott and Holder, London, where acquired by the present owner;
Private collection, UK
Estimate: £150 - £250
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1203 Sold
ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD SEAGO (BRITISH, 1910-1974)
Morning Mist, Britford Lane
signed with initial 'S' (lower right), inscribed with title (verso)
ink and wash on paper
25.5 x 31.5cm
ARR
Hammer price: £240
Estimate: £200 - £400
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1204 Sold
EDWARD WESSON (BRITISH, 1910-1983)
Trees in a landscape
signed 'Wesson' (lower left)
oil on board
46 x 61cm
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Hammer price: £220
Estimate: £200 - £400
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1205 Sold
ATTRIBUTED TO GERALD LESLIE BROCKHURST (1890-1978)
Portrait of a gentleman
signed 'G. L Brockhurst' (lower left)
pastel and coloured chalks
33 x 23cm
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Hammer price: £400
Estimate: £500 - £800
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1206 Unsold
ATTRIBUTED TO AUGUSTUS JOHN (BRITISH, 1878-1961)
Portrait of a girl (pencil study of a girl, verso)
brown chalk
25.5 x 15.5cm
ARR
Condition reportBased on the composition it would appear the sheet has been cut down on the upper…
Estimate: £700 - £1,000
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1207 Sold
REX WHISTLER (BRITISH, 1905-1944)
Costume design for Lady in Waiting
inscribed in pencil
pencil, watercolour and gouache
27.5 x 22cm

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Hammer price: £190
Estimate: £200 - £400
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1208 Sold
MIKHAIL NIKOLAEVICH YAKOVLEV (RUSSIAN, 1880-1942) (12)
Twelve illustrations for the prologue to Alexander Pushkin's poem (1923)
variously signed and inscribed
pencil, watercolour and gouache
the largest 35 x 26cm
(12)
Hammer price: £420
Estimate: £500 - £700
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1209 Sold
CHARLES LEMAIRE (AMERICAN, 1897-1985)
Design for a dress for Barbara La Marr
signed and dated 'CLemaire 25' (lower right)
pen, ink and watercolour
38 x 31cm
Provenance:  The Collection of Mr. Marcus Linell Further details on the Bellmans website here
Hammer price: £200
Estimate: £200 - £400
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1210 Unsold
HONORÉ DAUMIER (FRENCH, 1808-1879)
Apollon
signed with initials 'h.d.' (lower right), titled (lower left)
pen, ink and pastel on paper
29 x 19cm
ProvenanceDelphine Baron;Henri Rouart, Paris;Sale, Galerie Manzi-Joyant, Paris, Collection Henri…
Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1211 Unsold
PIERRE-GEORGES JEANNIOT (SWISS/FRENCH, 1848-1934)
Portrait of a lady resting on a sofa
signed 'Jeanniot' (lower left)
charcoal and coloured chalks
60.5 x 40.5cm

Provenance
The Collection of Mr. Marcus Linell
Provenance:  The Collection of Mr. Marcus Linell Further details on the Bellmans website here
Estimate: £500 - £800
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1212 Unsold
PAUL LUCIEN MAZE (BRITISH, 1887-1979)
After the Bath
signed 'P. Maze' (lower right)
pencil, coloured chalks and gouache
37 x 31.5cm
ARR
Estimate: £500 - £700
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1213 Sold
JOHN STANTON WARD (BRITISH, 1917 - 2007)
Kate Asleep
signed and dated 'John Ward 96' (lower left)
pencil and wash on paper
32 x 48cm
ARR

Provenance
Archeus Fine Art, London
Hammer price: £900
Estimate: £500 - £700
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1214 Sold
HUGH CASSON (BRITISH, 1910-1999) (2)
Council Meeting, Including a self portrait of the artist on the far right (c. 1985)
pen, ink and pencil
7 x 18cm
together with another pen and ink by the same hand, Leeds Students, 9 x 7cm
(2)
ARR

Provenance
Abbott & Holder, Museum Street, London;
Private collection, UK
Hammer price: £50
Estimate: £80 - £120
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1215 Sold
ATTRIBUTED TO MERVYN PEAKE (BRITISH, 1911-1968)
Creature with weighing scales
pen and ink
17 x 13cm
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Hammer price: £150
Estimate: £200 - £300
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1216 Sold
ATTRIBUTED TO MERVYN PEAKE (BRITISH, 1911-1968)
Cherub with £10; Fish in top hat with £10 (two framed as one)
pen and ink
cherub 8.5 x 6.5cm; fish 7 x 6.5cm
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Hammer price: £150
Estimate: £200 - £400
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1217 Sold
BERNARD MENINSKY (BRITISH, 1891-1950)
Nude studies, three framed as one
pencil and charcoal on paper
the largest 30.5 x 12cm (overall size including mount 48.5 x 60cm)

Provenance
The estate of George Weissbort, from whom acquired by the present owner
Hammer price: £380
Estimate: £400 - £600
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1218 Sold
JOSEF HERMAN (BRITISH, 1911-2000)
Two Miners Pulling a Trolley (circa 1950)
inscribed with title and signed 'Josef Herman' (to backboard)
ink and grey wash
20 x 26cm
ARR
Hammer price: £260
Estimate: £300 - £500
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1219 Sold
JOSEF HERMAN (BRITISH, 1911-2000)
Two Miners on the Surface of a Colliery (1944)
inscribed, dated and signed 'Josef Herman' (to backboard)
ink and grey wash
16.5 x 23cm
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Hammer price: £260
Estimate: £300 - £500
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1220 Sold
JOSEF HERMAN (BRITISH, 1911-2000)
A Group of Landworkers (circa 1961)
inscribed and signed 'Josef Herman' (to backboard)
ink and grey wash
19.5 x 24cm
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Hammer price: £260
Estimate: £300 - £500
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1221 Unsold
JACOB KRAMER (BRITISH, 1892-1962)
Boats in a harbour
signed 'Kramer' (lower left)
gouache, pen, ink and watercolour
33 x 45cm
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK
VIEWING NOTICEThis work will be on view in London on 7th & 8th May4 Cromwell Place, South…
Estimate: £800 - £1,200
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1222 Unsold
JACOB KRAMER (BRITISH, 1892-1962)
Boats in a harbour near a church
signed 'Kramer' (lower left)
watercolour, pen and ink
28 x 39cm
ARR

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Estimate: £400 - £600
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1223 Sold
AVERIL MARY BURLEIGH (BRITISH, 1883-1949)
Wash day
signed 'Averil Burleigh' (lower right)
watercolour
34 x 35cm

Provenance
Private collection, UK
Condition reportAcidic mount.A few small creases to upper sky near edges, most noticeable upper…
Hammer price: £350
Estimate: £200 - £400
15 May 2024
15 May 2024
Lot 1224 Sold
SIR WILLIAM RUSSELL FLINT (BRITISH, 1880-1969)
Rio Ognissanti, Venice
signed 'W. RUSSELL FLINT' (lower left) and inscribed (to backboard)
watercolour
19 x 28cm
ARR

Provenance
Frost & Reed;
King Street Galleries Ltd;
Campbell & Franks Fine Arts, New Cavendish Street, London;
Private collection, UK
Condition ReportThe sheet is sound and excellent original colour throughout.  Under glass and held…
Hammer price: £1,100
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
15 May 2024
15 May 2024

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