William Bruce Ellis Ranken, (British 1881-1941), Portrait of a Young Man, 1914.
William Bruce Ellis Ranken, (British 1881-1941), Portrait of a Young Man, 1914.

Oil on paper, 62cm x 50cm, unframed. Ranken's work is many UK public collections. His most famous painting is probably, 'The Garden Door'.

£500.00

Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian 1898-1957), Head and Figure Studies, 1930.
Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian 1898-1957), Head and Figure Studies, 1930.

Ink and ink wash on paper, signed and dated 'P. Tchelitchew, 1930' (bottom left), 45cm x 28cm, framed. A Russian-born surrealist painter, who after leaving Russia in 1920, lived in Paris until moving to New York in 1934. His first U.S. show was of his drawings at the newly opened Museum of Modern Art in 1930.

£1900.00

 

Henry de Waroquier (French 1881-1970), Male Portrait, 1938.
Henry de Waroquier (French 1881-1970), Male Portrait, 1938.

Ink on paper, signed and dated 'H de Waroquier, 1930' (lower right), 27cm x 21cm, framed. De Waroquier’s work figures prominently in many important collections of early 20th century art, most especially in those of the City of Paris Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of the 1930s, also in Paris.

£1300.00

Jules Pascin (Bulgarian 1885-1930), Male Nude, 1921.
Jules Pascin (Bulgarian 1885-1930), Male Nude, 1921.

Pencil on paper, signed 'Pascin' (lower right) and annotated 'Paris, 1921' (middle right), 31cm x 23cm, unframed. Best known as a Parisian painter, he was associated with the artistic circles of Montparnasse, and an emigre of the School of Paris.

£750.00

Mario Sironi (Italian 1885-1961), Figure with Outstretched Arms, undated.
Mario Sironi (Italian 1885-1961), Figure with Outstretched Arms, undated.

Goache on board, signed 'Sironi' (lower right), 14cm x 12.5cm (35cm x 34cm framed). Sironi was an Italian modernist artist whose works are held in numerous public collections, including the Guggenheim Venice and the Tate. This piece was previously owned by Erik Estorick.

£1300.00

Mario Sironi (Italian 1885-1961), Male Figure Studies, c.1945.
Mario Sironi (Italian 1885-1961), Male Figure Studies, c.1945.

Pencil and charcoal on the reverse of typed correspondence, signed 'Sironi' (lower right), 26cm x 20cm (63cm x 49cm framed). Sironi was an Italian modernist artist whose works are held in numerous public collections, including the Guggenheim Venice and the Tate. This piece was previously owned by Erik Estorick.

£1300.00

Marcel Delmotte, (Belgium 1901-1984), Figure Study, 1930.
Marcel Delmotte, (Belgium 1901-1984), Figure Study, 1930.

Black crayon and red chalk on paper, signed and dated 'M Delmotte, 1930' (lower right), 27cm x 26cm, unframed. Best known for his large frescoes, Delmotte also produced more intimate works such as this Art Deco figure study.

£1950.00

Vladimir de Terlikowski, (Polish 1873-1951), Two Figures, 1917.
Vladimir de Terlikowski, (Polish 1873-1951), Two Figures, 1917.

Oil on canvas, signed and dated (bottom left), 55cm x 74cm, framed. De Terlikowski spent most his career in Paris. Supported throughout his life by directors of French banks with links to West Africa, this painting may have been commissioned by them, given its subject matter.

£7750.00

Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Male Figure.
Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Male Figure.

Pen and ink and wash on paper, signed with signature stamp (bottom left), 29cm x 21cm, (44cm x 36cm framed). Bérard was an artist, fashion illustrator and designer. With his partner Boris Kochno, they were one of the most prominent openly gay couples in French theater during the 1930s and 1940s.

£1300.00

Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Male Figures.
Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Male Figures.

Pen and ink on paper, signed with signature stamp (bottom left), 35cm x 26cm, (41cm x 50cm framed). Bérard was an artist, fashion illustrator and designer. His most renowned achievement was his designs for Jean Cocteau's film La Belle et la Bête (1946).

£950.00

Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Portrait of a Young Man.
Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Portrait of a Young Man.

Pastel on paper, signature stamp (bottom right), 62cm x 52cm, framed. Bérard was a hugely important figure as an artist and in theatrical design in Paris in the 1930s and 1940s. He also worked as a fashion illustrator for Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparellu and Nina Ricci.

£3000.00

Osmar Schindler (German 1867-1927), Zweigespräch, undated.
Osmar Schindler (German 1867-1927), Zweigespräch, undated.

Crayon on paper, inscribed "Zweigespräch" (lower right), artist's estate stamp (verso), 76cm x 41cm, framed.  The German painter belonged to the Dresden Academy school of artists. Although undated, heavily drawing on German Romanticism, the work is clearly influenced by the Art Nouveau.

£8000.00

Arthur Navez, (Belgium 1881-1931), Jeune Garçon au Noeud à Pois, c.1910.
Arthur Navez, (Belgium 1881-1931), Jeune Garçon au Noeud à Pois, c.1910.

Oil on canvas, signed 'Navez' (top left), 74cm x 75cm, framed. Navez first exhibited in Brussels in 1908. His style, as evidenced here, was initially influenced by Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas. The title of the painting translates as young boy with a spotted bowtie.

£6700.00

Gustave Cortois, (French 1852-1923), Male Nude, undated.
Gustave Cortois, (French 1852-1923), Male Nude, undated.

Red Chalk on paper, 31cm x 47cm, unframed. Cortois was a French artist in the academic style, whose work can be seen in public collections in Marseille, Bordeaux, and Luxembourg. He was also a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

£500.00

Michael Ayrton, (British 1921-1975), Bullfight, Verónica, 1939.
Michael Ayrton, (British 1921-1975), Bullfight, Verónica, 1939.

Ink and wash on paper, inscribed 'Verónica, May MCMXXXIX' (lower right), 30cm x 38cm (53cm x 60cm framed). An early work by Ayrton, he would go to be renowned as a painter, printmaker and sculptor. In bullfighting, a Verónica is the act of a matador letting his cloak trail over the bull's head as it runs past him.

£600.00

Maximilien Luce, (French 1858-1941), Kneeling Male Figure, undated.
Maximilien Luce, (French 1858-1941), Kneeling Male Figure, undated.

Pencil, pen and ink on Japanese paper, signed lower right, 23cm x 24cm (44cm x 45cm framed). A prolific French neo-Impressionist, save for the war years, he exhibited with the Société des Artistes Indépendants every year from 1887 until his death in 1941.

£750.00

Keith Vaughan, (British 1912-1977), Portrait of a Soldier, 1942.
Keith Vaughan, (British 1912-1977), Portrait of a Soldier, 1942.

Ink and wash on paper, signed and dated 'Keith Vaughan/42' (lower right), 17.7cm x 15.2cm, (40cm x 37cm framed). Painted during the war, Vaughan had registered as a concientious objector. Eventually he was conscripted into the Pioneer Corps as a non-combatant.

£4000.00

 

Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian 1898-1957), Portrait of Edulji Dinshaw, c.1940s.
Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian 1898-1957), Portrait of Edulji Dinshaw, c.1940s.

Ink and ink wash on paper, 36cm x 28cm, (59cm x 42cm framed). Edulji Dinshaw (Indian 1916-1970), a resident of New York, was the son of a prominent Mumbai industrialist and financier, and was depicted by Tchelitchew on a number of occasions.

£4000.00

 

British School, Nude Male, c.1930-40.
British School, Nude Male, c.1930-40.

Oil on board, 61cm x 45cm, framed. The composition is probably created in the studio, but it evokes memories of the Bloomsbury Group from earlier in the century.

£700.00

Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.
Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.

Charcoal on paper, signed (top right), 62cm x 48cm, unframed. Hugely successful in his lifetime, Marcel-Lenoir's academic study is wondefully evocative of the 1920s and Art Deco.

£650.00

Willy Geiger (?), Expressive Head, 1917.
Willy Geiger (?), Expressive Head, 1917.

Lithograph on paper, monogrammed in ink (19)17 (bottom left), dedication 1918 and indistinct signature (Willy Geiger?) (bottom right), 24cm x 19cm, (41.5cm x 37cm framed). The lithograph by an unknown, possibly German, artist is representative of the German Expressionsion of its time.

£600.00

Erich Heckel, (German 1883-1970), Tanzende Matrosen, 1917.
Erich Heckel, (German 1883-1970), Tanzende Matrosen, 1917.

Lithograph on simili-Japan paper, signed (lower right) in pencil "E Heckel", marked (lower left) "Probedruck", and annotated (lower left) "Tanzende Matrosen", 36cm x 44cm (59cm x 67cm framed). Created in Ostend during WW1, it is an extremely early depiction of two men dancing together in a loving embrace.

£4750.00

Adolphe Rudolph Hiremy-Hirschl, (Hungarian 1860-1933), Male Academic Study, c.1900.
Adolphe Rudolph Hiremy-Hirschl, (Hungarian 1860-1933), Male Academic Study, c.1900.

Black, white and ochre chalk on blue paper, watermark ET, 46.7cm x 31.1 cm, (64cm x 38cm framed). One of the most successful artists of fin-de-siècle Vienna, he is best known for historical and mythological painting, particularly of subjects pertaining to ancient Rome.

£2000.00

Edgar A. Holloway, (British 1914-2008), Self-portrait no.6, 1932.
Edgar A. Holloway, (British 1914-2008), Self-portrait no.6, 1932.

Etching with tone, signed and numbered in pencil 36/50, 22.5cm x 16cm, (42cm x 32cm framed). A self-taught artist, Holloway painted multiple self-portraits throughout his life. A copy of this edition is held within the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London.

£2100.00

French School, Study of Two Men Standing, 20th Century.
French School, Study of Two Men Standing, 20th Century.

Pen and ink and wash on paper, 43cm x 29cm, unframed.

£400.00

William Bruce Ellis Ranken, (British 1881-1941), Portrait of a Young Soldier, 1914.
William Bruce Ellis Ranken, (British 1881-1941), Portrait of a Young Soldier, 1914.

Oil on card, initialled and dated (top right), 62cm x 50cm, framed. Ranken's work is many UK public collections. His most famous painting is probably, 'The Garden Door'.

SOLD

Claude Firmin, (French 1864-1944), Study of Boy with a Pipe, 1920.
Claude Firmin, (French 1864-1944), Study of Boy with a Pipe, 1920.

Oil on panel, signed and dated (lower right), 35cm x 26.5cm unframed. Claude Firmin studied under Léon Bonnat and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Avignon, where he later became a teacher, then the principal. He is best remembered for his portraits and interiors.

£1100.00

Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.
Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.

Charcoal on paper, 63cm x 47cm, unframed. Hugely successful in his lifetime, Marcel-Lenoir's academic study is wondefully evocative of the 1920s and Art Deco.

£650.00

Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.
Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.

Charcoal on paper, signed (lower middle) and squared for scale, 46cm x 41cm, unframed. Hugely successful in his lifetime, Marcel-Lenoir's academic study is wondefully evocative of the 1920s and Art Deco.

£650.00

Konstanty Brandel, (Polish 1880-1970), The Lovers, c.1910.
Konstanty Brandel, (Polish 1880-1970), The Lovers, c.1910.

Etching, signed (lower right), 10cm x 15cm (plate size), unframed. Brandel a Polish painter and graphic designer who emigrated to France in 1907, and remained working there for the remainder of his life.

£750.00

William Bruce Ellis Ranken, (British 1881-1941), Portrait of a Young Man, 1914.
Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian 1898-1957), Head and Figure Studies, 1930.
Henry de Waroquier (French 1881-1970), Male Portrait, 1938.
Jules Pascin (Bulgarian 1885-1930), Male Nude, 1921.
Mario Sironi (Italian 1885-1961), Figure with Outstretched Arms, undated.
Mario Sironi (Italian 1885-1961), Male Figure Studies, c.1945.
Marcel Delmotte, (Belgium 1901-1984), Figure Study, 1930.
Vladimir de Terlikowski, (Polish 1873-1951), Two Figures, 1917.
Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Male Figure.
Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Male Figures.
Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Portrait of a Young Man.
Osmar Schindler (German 1867-1927), Zweigespräch, undated.
Arthur Navez, (Belgium 1881-1931), Jeune Garçon au Noeud à Pois, c.1910.
Gustave Cortois, (French 1852-1923), Male Nude, undated.
Michael Ayrton, (British 1921-1975), Bullfight, Verónica, 1939.
Maximilien Luce, (French 1858-1941), Kneeling Male Figure, undated.
Keith Vaughan, (British 1912-1977), Portrait of a Soldier, 1942.
Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian 1898-1957), Portrait of Edulji Dinshaw, c.1940s.
British School, Nude Male, c.1930-40.
Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.
Willy Geiger (?), Expressive Head, 1917.
Erich Heckel, (German 1883-1970), Tanzende Matrosen, 1917.
Adolphe Rudolph Hiremy-Hirschl, (Hungarian 1860-1933), Male Academic Study, c.1900.
Edgar A. Holloway, (British 1914-2008), Self-portrait no.6, 1932.
French School, Study of Two Men Standing, 20th Century.
William Bruce Ellis Ranken, (British 1881-1941), Portrait of a Young Soldier, 1914.
Claude Firmin, (French 1864-1944), Study of Boy with a Pipe, 1920.
Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.
Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.
Konstanty Brandel, (Polish 1880-1970), The Lovers, c.1910.
William Bruce Ellis Ranken, (British 1881-1941), Portrait of a Young Man, 1914.

Oil on paper, 62cm x 50cm, unframed. Ranken's work is many UK public collections. His most famous painting is probably, 'The Garden Door'.

£500.00

Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian 1898-1957), Head and Figure Studies, 1930.

Ink and ink wash on paper, signed and dated 'P. Tchelitchew, 1930' (bottom left), 45cm x 28cm, framed. A Russian-born surrealist painter, who after leaving Russia in 1920, lived in Paris until moving to New York in 1934. His first U.S. show was of his drawings at the newly opened Museum of Modern Art in 1930.

£1900.00

 

Henry de Waroquier (French 1881-1970), Male Portrait, 1938.

Ink on paper, signed and dated 'H de Waroquier, 1930' (lower right), 27cm x 21cm, framed. De Waroquier’s work figures prominently in many important collections of early 20th century art, most especially in those of the City of Paris Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of the 1930s, also in Paris.

£1300.00

Jules Pascin (Bulgarian 1885-1930), Male Nude, 1921.

Pencil on paper, signed 'Pascin' (lower right) and annotated 'Paris, 1921' (middle right), 31cm x 23cm, unframed. Best known as a Parisian painter, he was associated with the artistic circles of Montparnasse, and an emigre of the School of Paris.

£750.00

Mario Sironi (Italian 1885-1961), Figure with Outstretched Arms, undated.

Goache on board, signed 'Sironi' (lower right), 14cm x 12.5cm (35cm x 34cm framed). Sironi was an Italian modernist artist whose works are held in numerous public collections, including the Guggenheim Venice and the Tate. This piece was previously owned by Erik Estorick.

£1300.00

Mario Sironi (Italian 1885-1961), Male Figure Studies, c.1945.

Pencil and charcoal on the reverse of typed correspondence, signed 'Sironi' (lower right), 26cm x 20cm (63cm x 49cm framed). Sironi was an Italian modernist artist whose works are held in numerous public collections, including the Guggenheim Venice and the Tate. This piece was previously owned by Erik Estorick.

£1300.00

Marcel Delmotte, (Belgium 1901-1984), Figure Study, 1930.

Black crayon and red chalk on paper, signed and dated 'M Delmotte, 1930' (lower right), 27cm x 26cm, unframed. Best known for his large frescoes, Delmotte also produced more intimate works such as this Art Deco figure study.

£1950.00

Vladimir de Terlikowski, (Polish 1873-1951), Two Figures, 1917.

Oil on canvas, signed and dated (bottom left), 55cm x 74cm, framed. De Terlikowski spent most his career in Paris. Supported throughout his life by directors of French banks with links to West Africa, this painting may have been commissioned by them, given its subject matter.

£7750.00

Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Male Figure.

Pen and ink and wash on paper, signed with signature stamp (bottom left), 29cm x 21cm, (44cm x 36cm framed). Bérard was an artist, fashion illustrator and designer. With his partner Boris Kochno, they were one of the most prominent openly gay couples in French theater during the 1930s and 1940s.

£1300.00

Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Male Figures.

Pen and ink on paper, signed with signature stamp (bottom left), 35cm x 26cm, (41cm x 50cm framed). Bérard was an artist, fashion illustrator and designer. His most renowned achievement was his designs for Jean Cocteau's film La Belle et la Bête (1946).

£950.00

Christian Bérard, (French 1902-1949), Portrait of a Young Man.

Pastel on paper, signature stamp (bottom right), 62cm x 52cm, framed. Bérard was a hugely important figure as an artist and in theatrical design in Paris in the 1930s and 1940s. He also worked as a fashion illustrator for Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparellu and Nina Ricci.

£3000.00

Osmar Schindler (German 1867-1927), Zweigespräch, undated.

Crayon on paper, inscribed "Zweigespräch" (lower right), artist's estate stamp (verso), 76cm x 41cm, framed.  The German painter belonged to the Dresden Academy school of artists. Although undated, heavily drawing on German Romanticism, the work is clearly influenced by the Art Nouveau.

£8000.00

Arthur Navez, (Belgium 1881-1931), Jeune Garçon au Noeud à Pois, c.1910.

Oil on canvas, signed 'Navez' (top left), 74cm x 75cm, framed. Navez first exhibited in Brussels in 1908. His style, as evidenced here, was initially influenced by Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas. The title of the painting translates as young boy with a spotted bowtie.

£6700.00

Gustave Cortois, (French 1852-1923), Male Nude, undated.

Red Chalk on paper, 31cm x 47cm, unframed. Cortois was a French artist in the academic style, whose work can be seen in public collections in Marseille, Bordeaux, and Luxembourg. He was also a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

£500.00

Michael Ayrton, (British 1921-1975), Bullfight, Verónica, 1939.

Ink and wash on paper, inscribed 'Verónica, May MCMXXXIX' (lower right), 30cm x 38cm (53cm x 60cm framed). An early work by Ayrton, he would go to be renowned as a painter, printmaker and sculptor. In bullfighting, a Verónica is the act of a matador letting his cloak trail over the bull's head as it runs past him.

£600.00

Maximilien Luce, (French 1858-1941), Kneeling Male Figure, undated.

Pencil, pen and ink on Japanese paper, signed lower right, 23cm x 24cm (44cm x 45cm framed). A prolific French neo-Impressionist, save for the war years, he exhibited with the Société des Artistes Indépendants every year from 1887 until his death in 1941.

£750.00

Keith Vaughan, (British 1912-1977), Portrait of a Soldier, 1942.

Ink and wash on paper, signed and dated 'Keith Vaughan/42' (lower right), 17.7cm x 15.2cm, (40cm x 37cm framed). Painted during the war, Vaughan had registered as a concientious objector. Eventually he was conscripted into the Pioneer Corps as a non-combatant.

£4000.00

 

Pavel Tchelitchew (Russian 1898-1957), Portrait of Edulji Dinshaw, c.1940s.

Ink and ink wash on paper, 36cm x 28cm, (59cm x 42cm framed). Edulji Dinshaw (Indian 1916-1970), a resident of New York, was the son of a prominent Mumbai industrialist and financier, and was depicted by Tchelitchew on a number of occasions.

£4000.00

 

British School, Nude Male, c.1930-40.

Oil on board, 61cm x 45cm, framed. The composition is probably created in the studio, but it evokes memories of the Bloomsbury Group from earlier in the century.

£700.00

Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.

Charcoal on paper, signed (top right), 62cm x 48cm, unframed. Hugely successful in his lifetime, Marcel-Lenoir's academic study is wondefully evocative of the 1920s and Art Deco.

£650.00

Willy Geiger (?), Expressive Head, 1917.

Lithograph on paper, monogrammed in ink (19)17 (bottom left), dedication 1918 and indistinct signature (Willy Geiger?) (bottom right), 24cm x 19cm, (41.5cm x 37cm framed). The lithograph by an unknown, possibly German, artist is representative of the German Expressionsion of its time.

£600.00

Erich Heckel, (German 1883-1970), Tanzende Matrosen, 1917.

Lithograph on simili-Japan paper, signed (lower right) in pencil "E Heckel", marked (lower left) "Probedruck", and annotated (lower left) "Tanzende Matrosen", 36cm x 44cm (59cm x 67cm framed). Created in Ostend during WW1, it is an extremely early depiction of two men dancing together in a loving embrace.

£4750.00

Adolphe Rudolph Hiremy-Hirschl, (Hungarian 1860-1933), Male Academic Study, c.1900.

Black, white and ochre chalk on blue paper, watermark ET, 46.7cm x 31.1 cm, (64cm x 38cm framed). One of the most successful artists of fin-de-siècle Vienna, he is best known for historical and mythological painting, particularly of subjects pertaining to ancient Rome.

£2000.00

Edgar A. Holloway, (British 1914-2008), Self-portrait no.6, 1932.

Etching with tone, signed and numbered in pencil 36/50, 22.5cm x 16cm, (42cm x 32cm framed). A self-taught artist, Holloway painted multiple self-portraits throughout his life. A copy of this edition is held within the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London.

£2100.00

French School, Study of Two Men Standing, 20th Century.

Pen and ink and wash on paper, 43cm x 29cm, unframed.

£400.00

William Bruce Ellis Ranken, (British 1881-1941), Portrait of a Young Soldier, 1914.

Oil on card, initialled and dated (top right), 62cm x 50cm, framed. Ranken's work is many UK public collections. His most famous painting is probably, 'The Garden Door'.

SOLD

Claude Firmin, (French 1864-1944), Study of Boy with a Pipe, 1920.

Oil on panel, signed and dated (lower right), 35cm x 26.5cm unframed. Claude Firmin studied under Léon Bonnat and at the École des Beaux-Arts in Avignon, where he later became a teacher, then the principal. He is best remembered for his portraits and interiors.

£1100.00

Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.

Charcoal on paper, 63cm x 47cm, unframed. Hugely successful in his lifetime, Marcel-Lenoir's academic study is wondefully evocative of the 1920s and Art Deco.

£650.00

Marcel-Lenoir, (French 1872-1931), Academic Study, c.1920.

Charcoal on paper, signed (lower middle) and squared for scale, 46cm x 41cm, unframed. Hugely successful in his lifetime, Marcel-Lenoir's academic study is wondefully evocative of the 1920s and Art Deco.

£650.00

Konstanty Brandel, (Polish 1880-1970), The Lovers, c.1910.

Etching, signed (lower right), 10cm x 15cm (plate size), unframed. Brandel a Polish painter and graphic designer who emigrated to France in 1907, and remained working there for the remainder of his life.

£750.00

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