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[Anglers.]
[Anglers.]
[A Pawsey and Payne label on the reverse attributes the drawing to Samuel Alken Jnr.]
Drawing, 570mm x 465mm, 22½ x 18¼". Laid on board. Framed with the Pawsey and Payne label on reverse.
We agree as the style, pencil, and date of the paper c. 1820 support the Pawsey and Payne attribution. Richard Pawsey, who has died in 2003, specialising in 18th- and 19th-century sporting art. Samuel Alken, Jr. (British, 1784-1825) Samuel Alken Junior was a member of one of the most prominent families of sporting artists working in late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century Britain. Of Danish origin, Samuel Alken Senior (1750 - 1815) was the founder of the family tradition. He built his own artistic career by engraving hunting and sporting landscapes.
[Ref: 11933]   £650.00  
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Le Pêcheur Encouragé.
Le Pêcheur Encouragé. Dédié à M. Vassal de St Hubert, Ecuyer, Conseiller du Roi, Fermier Genéra, Maitre d'Hôtel ordinaire de Monseigneur le Comte de Provence par sa très-humble et très Obeissante Servante Hill.
J.Vernet Pinx. S. Hill Sculp.
A Paris chéz l'Auteur rue de la Harpe, vis-à-vis celle des Cordeliers. a Paris chez Crepy rue S.Jacques a S.Pierre pres la rue dela parcheminerie. [n.d., c. 1790.]
Copper engraving. 420 x 505mm, 16½ x 20".
An angler fishing from rocks into the sea being encouraged by a woman.
[Ref: 16373]   £320.00  
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Fishing in a Punt.
Fishing in a Punt.
H. Alken del.t I. Clark sculp.t
London, Published by T, Mc.Lean, Jany. 1. 1820.
Hand-coloured aquatint, Arthur Ackermann framed. Visible sheet area 229 x 305mm. 9 x 12". Frame 424 x 502mm. 16¾ x 19¾".
Three men in a punt fishing, their boat tied off to posts sticking out of the water. All three holding rods with a net poised over the bow; a large house in the distance. Plate 36 from 'National Sports of Great Britain'.
Siltzer: p.70; Wilder pp.174-5.
[Ref: 25718]   £520.00  
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[Set of six fishing prints.] Fishers _ Singular & Plural.
[Set of six fishing prints.] Fishers _ Singular & Plural. Fishing is not driving Four-in-Hand... [&] By a dislodged Rock-Cloth and a traitorous button I was drawn irrestistably along... [&] Fishing & Patience are synonymous... [&] An Astronomical notion... [&] Elementary Practice... [&] Dozing over a dog-matical discussion, _ in a whining flow.
[Engraved by Charles Turner after Sir Robert Frankland.]
[Late issues, c.1850.]
Six coloured aquatints. Each c. 240 x 290mm, 9½ x 11½". Some spotting.
Humorous angling scenes, originally issued as "The Delights of Fishing", in two sets of three, the first published by Charles Turner in 1823, the second by Thomas MacLean in 1825.
[Ref: 16370]   £820.00   view all images for this item
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Tous les Dimanches en Famille.
Tous les Dimanches en Famille.
Guérard pinx. Régnier lith.
Paris (Mon. Aumont) Francois Delarue, rue J.J.Rousseau 18.
Colour lithograph. Printed area 380 x 450mm. Repaired tear in title area.
A family fishing scene.
[Ref: 2863]   £650.00  
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La Partie de Pêche.
La Partie de Pêche.
A Paris chez Augustin le Grand rue St. Julien le Pauvre No.3. [n.d. c.1790.]
Coloured stipple, rare. 387 x 487mm. 15¼ x 19¼".
The Fishing Party; three young men and two women fishing in a punt with rods and nets, accompanied by a black page boy.
[Ref: 25725]   £330.00  
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Pike Fishing.
Pike Fishing.
H. Alken del.t I. Clark sculp.t
London, Published by T, Mc.Lean, Jany. 1. 1820.
Hand-coloured aquatint, Arthur Ackermann framed. Visible sheet area 254 x 349mm. 10 x 13¾". Frame 445 x 532mm. 17½ x 21".
Two gentlemen fishing on the river bank next to a tree, one standing holding a rod, with the other lying on his front holding a net poised to catch a pike. Plate 35 from 'National Sports of Great Britain'.
Siltzer: p.70.
[Ref: 25717]   £450.00  
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[Spring on the Spey.]
[Spring on the Spey.]
Norman Wilkinson [Pencil signature.]
[n.d., c.1930.]
Drypoint etching. 230 x 305mm.
Wilkinson [1878-1971] was an illustrator for the Illustrated London News, and during both World Wars worked developing camouflage techniques.
[Ref: 6613]   £480.00  
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Salmon Fishing.
Salmon Fishing.
H. Alken del.t I. Clark sculp.t
London, Published by T, Mc.Lean, Jany. 1. 1820.
Hand-coloured aquatint, Arthur Ackermann framed. Visible sheet area 265 x 349mm. 10½ x 13¾". Frame 445 x 533mm. 17½ x 21".
Three gentlemen standing on the river bank fishing for salmon, the nearest man with a salmon tail sticking out a basket behind his back. A large house with two towers can be seen behind up on the cliff. Plate 37 from 'National Sports of Great Britain'.
Siltzer: p.70.
[Ref: 25708]   £550.00  
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A Strong Stream and a Lively Fish.
A Strong Stream and a Lively Fish.
From an Original Drawing by R.M.Alexander.
Published March 1st 1886 by Messrs Fores, 41 Piccadilly, London.
Chromolithograph. Printed area 340 x 400mm.
Plate 3 from 'Fores's Fishing Scenes'.
[Ref: 49]   £850.00  
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