Pictures

Napoleonic Wars

The Blockade of Pasajas, 1813

19th Century British Watercolour 1813, Peninsular Campaign After repulsing Soult’s counter-offensive through the Pyrenees at Sorauren, Wellington returned to his plan of capturing the well-fortified town and port of San Sebastián before making any attempt to cross the border into France. Overlooked to the north by Monte Urgull and the […]

Latest Acquisition

Arc de Triomphé, Paris 1924

Arc de Triomphe, Paris. Graphite on paper, 26.5 x 45.5 cm. Signed and dated 1925 Sir Henry George “Harry” Rushbury (28 October 1889 – 5 July 1968) was an English painter and etcher. Born the son of a clerk in Harborne, then on the outskirts of Birmingham, Rushbury studied on […]

Contemporary

Walton Street Mooring

Walton Street Mooring Oil on card, 28 x 47 cm, framed           Mike England’s paintings are elusive. However, if you give them a chance they’ll tease your consciousness into a satisfying sense of harmony. One picture may look like the outlines of banned items in an […]

Modern British

Reclining Figure

Henry Spencer Moore OM CH FBA (30 July 1898 – 31 August 1986) “Two Reclining Figures: Bone” SOLD Wax crayon, watercolour, chinagraph on lightweight wove, 1980 229 x 181 mm signature: ballpoint pen l.r. “Moore/80” HMF 80(126) Henry Moore was an English artist. He is best known for his semi-abstract […]

Chattels

Core Vessels

An elegant set of five ceramic pots from the acclaimed Japanese artist Miyuzo Yamashita. Mizuyo Yamashita Mizuyo’s work explores modern aesthetics combined with traditional, regional artifacts and their functionality. Her work draws upon various cultural influences. Clean and simple shapes are often twisted with hidden decorations, contrasting clays and glazes. […]