Five lots

Words by:
William Gregory MRICS
Featured in:
July 2020

By William Gregory MRICS Golding Young and Mawer.

Cataloguing for the next Lincoln Fine Art Auction is currently underway and gives an opportunity to tempt readers with the first five lots.

Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin is best known for his animal and sports related paintings and drawings, which he produced right up to his death in 1935. The two works to be offered are excellent examples of his work. Titled Scraps and A Good Roll, each drawing shows the characters of the dogs and situation. Clearly signed and dated 1902, the pictures also benefit from excellent provenance having been purchased from a Christie’s ‘Man’s Best Friend’ auction in 1991.

Next is a more traditional oil painting by the Victorian artist Thomas George Cooper (1836–1901). He was the son of the famous animal artist Thomas Sidney Cooper of whose work Golding Young and Mawer successfully sold a number of examples by auction last year.

This work, consigned to auction by a local collector who had purchased it some 30 years prior to the benefit of well illustrated online catalogues, had hoped the view was of Lincoln Cathedral. On further research the picture has been titled Canterbury Cathedral from Stour Meadows.

Lot 3004 is of local interest. Titled Brocklesby it is a watercolour drawing of a huntsman in North Lincolnshire by the Grimsby artist Colin Carr (1929–2002). The artist is well known for his nostalgic and humorous paintings and also as a past editor of Lincolnshire Life magazine.

Finally from a larger collection of paintings consigned to this auction is lot 3005, by the Norfolk artist John Cyril Harrison (1898–1985). This fine watercolour of a gyrfalcon is a typical example of the artist’s work, detailing the quality and draughtsmanship.

Further details can be found at goldingyoung.com



Never miss a copy!

Big savings when you take out a subscription.

VOTING NOW OPEN for the Taste of Excellence Food and Drink Awards 2021! Categories:Restaurant of the YearWhere do you head for that special celebration and outstanding fine dining?Best Dining Pub of the YearWhere can you rely on a friendly welcome, some fantastic food, great drinks and that sense of a business in the heart of the community?Tea or Coffee Shop of the YearFrom a leisurely morning pick-me-up, a chatty meet-up with friends or light lunch to an afternoon tea treat, these businesses with their innovative services have kept spirits high.Hotel of the YearWhere have you wallowed in luxury and comfort for your holiday, wedding or special occasion?Bed & Breakfast of the YearWe are looking for charming and hospitable hosts whose premises offer outstanding levels of comfort and breakfast choices.Self Catering Establishment of the YearWhere have you found a home from home which is your secret escape in Lincolnshire?Producer of the YearTell us your favourite ingredient, product or brand which is ‘Made in Lincolnshire’.Drinks Product of the YearTea, coffee or an artisan tipple – sales have soared recently. Which is your local favourite?Best Cakes or Bakes of the YearCake makers and bakers have been an inspiration.Best Sweet Treat of the YearWhether yours be chocolate, fudge, marshmallows or jams we need your nominations.Best Independent Farm or Local Shop of the YearLocally yours, these businesses have continued providing innovative services and quality products on your doorstep.Best Newcomer of the YearWho or which new business has made their mark and overcome the challenges in recent times.We need your nominations - To vote go to www.lincolnshirelife.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

10 hours ago  ·