ENGLISH SCHOOL, 20TH/21ST CENTURY (5) Portrait of Sir Terence Conran oil on canvas 96 x 155.5cm (unframed) together with three charcoal sketches and one watercolour and gouache sketch of Sir Terence Conran (all unframed) (5)
A COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE AND LATER PICTURES AND PRINTS to include two 19th century charcoal sketches of young girls, a pair of prints after Richard Evans, his Royal Highness, The Duke Of York, Lieutenant General, Sir John Moore.K.B., cartoons by Fred May, etc.
Lot of pencil and charcoal sketches, by Charles DeTurk, mainly depicting architectural scenes from various Lake Forest estates near Chicago (Ryerson's, McCormicks's, Pike's, etc.), all pencil signed and dated 1930. Fourteen under matting, approx. 23 loose sketches. Largest: 9 3/4" x 6 3/4".
WENDELL, Ray. Lot of Fifty Charcoal Sketches. Mostly figure studies, several landscape studies. Some signed, some dated '44. Sizes: various, most 24 x 18, some 27 x 20. Condition: unframed , unmatted., minor tears to extreme edges, but in good condition generally. Raymond J Wendell, American, 1917 - 2005? Wendell was a prolific artist, adept at portraits, commercial art, surrealism, and figure studies, in oils and watercolors. Born in Nebraska where the Joslyn Art Museum still holds formal still lifes, Wendell served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during WWII, then attended Yale Art School post-war, possibly on the GI Bill. One of his surreal oils appeared in Life magazine in 1948, but his later history is obscure.
(4) Nude Sketches by John DroskaConsisting of three charcoal sketches and one wash by John Droska 1920-2005 noted Georgian watercolor artist signed and matted largest is 19'' H x 12'' W studied under Robert Wood good condition.
William Forsyth (American, 1854-1935), four charcoal sketches on paper including two rural scenes, an interior window, and a docked boat; largest image 83/4" x 12". Forsyth served as a major figure in the Hoosier School of painters, exhibiting with T.C. Steele, Otto Stark, Richard Gruelle and J. Ottis Adams.
William Forsyth (American, 1854-1935), two pastel and charcoal sketches, one depicting a farm, the other a woman sitting on a hill; largest image 9" x 12". Forsyth served as a major figure in the Hoosier School of painters, exhibiting with T.C. Steele, Otto Stark, Richard Gruelle and J. Ottis Adams.
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