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» Listings for April 2014

  1. The watercolour on paper study titled Camels Passing the Colossi of Memnon at Sunset is in good condition displayed in period ebonized frame signed Giovanni Barbaro in his usual manner.

    See the image below :


    Camels Passing the Colossi of Memnon at Sunset, watercolour, c1900.


    Dimensions as per usual medium sized work : Frame : 360mm x 715mm x 45mm. Image : 245mm x 600mm.


    See more details at Barbaro page at this link.


  2. Another Egyptian theme watercolour depicting camels passing Statues of Menron signed Giovanni Barbaro (estimate £200-£300). Sold at Dominic Winters. 


    Barbaro, Statues of Menron Egypt

    Improved image and details in due course.

    The title actually refers to The Colossi of Memnon, Pharaoh Amenhotep III in the Theban Necropolis  across the R. Nile from Luxor. c1350 BC.

    See update on next blog.

  3. A classic watercolour study of Lynmouth North Devon signed W. Sands (T.H. Victor) has sold today to a collector in Canada. Overall in very good condition displayed in a period frame stamped verso by the well-known retailer Gunn's of Lynton. A very collectible work by this popular early 20th C artist.



    Lynmouth, North Devon, watercolour on paper,  W. Sands (T.H. Victor). c1930.


    Full details at this link