Paintings Inventory

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Artist Inscription, medium, size (cm) and date acquired Date Cost £ Image
(?) Eliot (3 beached fishing boats)
watercolour
50 cm x 30 cm
2nd August 2015
1883 28.75
M. Hughes "Fishing for Crabs" (possibly Bournemouth)
watercolour
14.5 cm x 21 cm
2nd August 2015
20th century 19.99
Claude Booth "Off to the Seaside"
watercolour
22 cm x 16 cm
2nd August 2015
October 1919 10.50
T. Castle (seascape)
watercolour
18 cm x 12.5 cm
2nd August 2015
early 21st century 9.00
T. Castle (seascape)
watercolour
18 cm x 12.5 cm
2nd August 2015
early 21st century 9.00
T. Castle (seascape)
watercolour
20 cm x 15 cm
16th August 2015
early 21st century 9.00
T. Castle (seascape)
watercolour
20 cm x 15 cm
16th August 2015
early 21st century 9.00
R. G. LeMare "Hoopoe"
watercolour
37 cm x 30 cm
2nd August 2015
1971 21.25
Frank Constantine OBE
(1919 - 2014)
(unsigned oil on board)
25 cm x 20 cm
2nd August 2015
Frank Constantine (1919-2014) was born in Sheffield, the son of George Hamilton Constantine. He attended the Sheffield College of Art and in 1964 took over from his father as Director of the Sheffield Graves and Mappin Art Galleries. He was awarded an O.B.E in 1981.
20th century 21.55
Joseph Newington Carter
(1835 - 1871)
Ramsdale Scarborough (Mill and House before Valley Bridge was erected in 1861)
watercolour
27 cm x 19 cm
2010
1861 363.00
(unsigned) (11 fishermen with boats and nets on shore)
watercolour
29 cm x 22 cm
2014
late 19th century cost
J.D.P. (fishing boats and drying nets in estuary)
watercolour
33 cm x 21 cm
2014
late 19th century cost
(monochrome illustration) "Sandown Castle, near Deal" (Illustrated London News November 18, 1882 - 532)
40 cm x 27 cm
2015
1882 8.00
(monochrome illustration) "Rambling Sketches: Round about Deal, Kent" (Illustrated London News June 15, 1889 - 764)
40 cm x 27 cm
2015
1889 8.00
W. Ramsdale (shepherd and 3 sheep in a copse)
oil on board
32 cm x 19 cm
2005 ?
1885 cost
(colour illustration from book) "Crepis foetida Stinking Hawk's-beard"
page removed from book
25 cm x 15 cm
2010
early to mid 20th century cost
(unsigned colour illustration) (Thai soldiers on foot, horseback and elephant)
watercolour
28 cm x 22 cm
1994
20th century cost
(unsigned watercolour) (Hanuman, monkey warrior, falls madly in love with the mermaid Princess Sovanna Maccha)
watercolour
30 cm x 22 cm
1994
20th century cost
Henri Boutet
(1851 - 1919)
Digging for Worms (Paris, 1896)
etching (artist's proof before letters printed on Japanese paper, signed in the plate and in pencil with his monogram beneath the atelier stamp)
15 cm x 10 cm
5 August 2015
1896 40.00
Claude Booth (seaplane being attacked by tribesmen)
watercolour
23½ cm x 15½ cm
5th August 2015
1922 23.00
(unsigned watercolour) (3 small boats moored on a river bank)
watercolour
17 cm x 12 cm
5 August 2015
20th century 10.59
(unsigned watercolour) (Royal hotel and pier - Deal)
watercolour
22 cm x 14 cm
6 August 2015
19th century 66.00
(unsigned watercolour) (Buildings on shore - Deal)
watercolour
22 cm x 14 cm
6 August 2015
19th century 66.00
George Stanfield Walters RBA
(1838 - 1924)
"Rough Seas, Cornwall"
watercolour
32 cm x 23 cm
7 August 2015
Liverpudlian landscape and seascape painter, moved to London in 1865, exhibited mainly at the Royal Society of British Artists showing over 300 works and at the Royal Academy, National Watercolour Society and elsewhere. Works by the Walters can be seen in the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert. Listed in the "Dictionary of Victorian Painters". Signed lower left.
1870 56.76
(signature illegible) "Near Ravenscar"
(path through heather and moorland to an unseen beach with the sea beyond)
watercolour
34 cm x 24 cm
10 August 2015
20th century 41.00
Nancy Lavender "Dawn"
watercolour
9 cm x 6.5 cm
16th August 2015
August 2015 7.62
Helen Waites (ELW) "Moorings"
watercolour
9 cm x 6.5 cm
12th August 2015
early 21st century 2.60
Helen Waites (ELW) "Red Rowboat"
watercolour
9 cm x 6.5 cm
12th August 2015
early 21st century 2.60
Helen Waites (ELW) "After the Catch"
watercolour
9 cm x 6.5 cm
12th August 2015
early 21st century 2.60
Kate E. Booth
(1850 - 1898)
"Fishing boats, South Coast"
watercolour
32 cm x 50.5 cm
23rd August 2015
1850 - 1870 £182.50
Nathan J. Art "Waves and Cliff" (north Wales)
oil on card
9 cm x 6.5 cm
29th August 2015
2015 £8.60
Nathan J. Art "Waves crashing in at Cemaes Bay"
oil on card
15 cm x 10 cm
29th August 2015
2015 £8.00
? (reverse glass painting of a sulphur crested cockatoo)
oil on glass
19 cm x 14 cm
29th August 2015
late 19th century £14.80
Ethel Gray
(1879 - 1957)
(coastal view, Dorset)
watercolour
23 cm x 12 cm
29th August 2015
Ethel Gray was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1879. She studied art at York, Leeds and the Royal College of Art, London. She later became art mistress at York and Leeds Schools of Art and at the Leeds Training College. She is known to have been living in Oxford in 1900 and Leeds in 1939. Between these dates, in 1926, she taught at the Forbes School in Newlyn, Cornwall and exhibited at the local gallery. The small fishing village of Newlyn had long been a haven for artists, producing the Newlyn School of the late-19th and early-20th centuries. The Forbes School of Art was an establishment set up by, and named after, one of the leading figures of the group, Stanhope Forbes, and his wife, Elizabeth.
early 20th century £24.10
Ethel Gray
(1879 - 1957)
(boats at sea, Dorset)
watercolour
21 cm x 12 cm
29th August 2015
Ethel Gray was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1879. She studied art at York, Leeds and the Royal College of Art, London. She later became art mistress at York and Leeds Schools of Art and at the Leeds Training College. She is known to have been living in Oxford in 1900 and Leeds in 1939. Between these dates, in 1926, she taught at the Forbes School in Newlyn, Cornwall and exhibited at the local gallery. The small fishing village of Newlyn had long been a haven for artists, producing the Newlyn School of the late-19th and early-20th centuries. The Forbes School of Art was an establishment set up by, and named after, one of the leading figures of the group, Stanhope Forbes, and his wife, Elizabeth.
early 20th century £21.10
Emily Ledbrook
(1886 - 1932)

("Broad-leaved Garlic or Ramsons - Allium ursinum (north Wales) 1906")
watercolour
unsigned
23rd February 2016
17.5 cm x 12.5 cm
Emily Ledbrook lived in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, and was a pupil of fellow Leamington Spa artist Elizabeth Whitehead (1854 - 1934) who worked at 3 Lansdowne Terrace. Emily Ledbrook flourished under this instruction and excelled in flower painting. She went on to work as a botanical illustrator, including producing illustrations for "A Garland of Shakespeare's Flowers" in 1911. She exhibited at the Royal Society of Artists, Birmingham, the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool and the Royal Academy, London. She is included in the Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists, published by the Natural History Museum.
1906 £12.00

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