23 October 2017

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ARCHIVAL COLLECTION OF CARTOONS, SKETCHES, NOTES AND MAGAZINE CUTTINGS c.1909-1920
ARCHIVAL COLLECTION OF CARTOONS, SKETCHES, NOTES AND MAGAZINE CUTTINGS c.1909-1920
Mavis Strange née Heveningham Carter MBE (b.1896-d.?)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 255

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €120

  • Signature: most signed, inscribed and dated
  • Medium: mostly pencil
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  • Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist; Collection of George and Maura McClelland
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  • Miss Mavis Strange née Heveningham Carter MBE [Women's Royal Naval Service] is recorded with a photograph within the collection of Imperial War Museum, their ref no. WWC D8-8-603. Mavis was a neighbour of George McClelland when he was living in London. One of the addresses recorded on her drawings is Yateley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Among the collection is artwork for Lewis's Children's Week and for Lever Brother's Lux product.

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'ERE YE ARE. PORTRAITS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY ONE PENNY, ALL THE BLOOMIN LOT OF 'EM (A PAIR)
'ERE YE ARE. PORTRAITS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY ONE PENNY, ALL THE BLOOMIN LOT OF 'EM (A PAIR)
Philip William May (1864 - 1903)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 256

Published Estimate: €200-400

Price Realised: €0

  • Signature: signed and dated lower right; inscribed with caption with superscript [disrespectful to say the least] and subscript [only one penny]; paper bears chopmark [Bristol] with dragon; and signed lower right inscribed with speech [I assure you I haven't had a
  • Medium: ink on paper mounted on board; (1); pencil on board; (1)
  • Dimensions: 9½ x 7¼in. (24.13 x 18.42cm)
  • Provenance: Collection of George and Maura McClelland
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  • Phil May was an influential social and political charicaturist of the late 19th and early 20th century who worked in England and for a 3 year period in Australia, where he worked for the Sydney Bulletin. He was noted for his economy of line and sympathetic treatment of lowerclass city life. He began to publish his own annuals in 1892 and later was employed by Punch. Examples of his work are held by the Victoria and Albert museum and the British museum as well as by major Australian and English galleries.

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COLLECTION OF 5 WORKS ON RICE PAPER DEPICTING ANCIENT ASIAN TORTURE METHODS
COLLECTION OF 5 WORKS ON RICE PAPER DEPICTING ANCIENT ASIAN TORTURE METHODS
  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 257

Published Estimate: €100-200

Price Realised: €0

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  • Medium: handcoloured print on rice paper; (5); (unframed)
  • Dimensions: 4¾ x 2¾in. (12.07 x 6.99cm)
  • Provenance: Collection of George and Maura McClelland
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  • Sizes range from 2.75 by 2.5in to 4.75 by 2.75in.

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COLLECTION OF WATERCOLOURS (SET OF SIX)
COLLECTION OF WATERCOLOURS (SET OF SIX)
 20th Century Chinese School 

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 259

Published Estimate: €60-80

Price Realised: €120


MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL ARTWORKS, PRINTS AND EPHEMERA
MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL ARTWORKS, PRINTS AND EPHEMERA
 Various 

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 260

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €0

  • Signature: variously signed, inscribed, annotated
  • Medium: pencil, charcoal, watercolour, prints among others
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  • Provenance: Collection of George and Maura McClelland
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  • Includes among other items: Portrait prints (including one of Daniel O'Connell) some duplication, Irish landscape prints, some handcoloured including From Stories of Ireland by Geldart [1851]. Original artworks include a large, detailed work in charcoal of a Saint preaching by a River and a pencil drawing of a landscape in Corsica.

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Collection of art and reference books, mainly Impressionist  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 261

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €190

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  • Includes books on William John Leech, Walter Osborne, Roderic O'Conor, Paul Henry, Sir William Orpen and Sir John Lavery. (20)

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Collection of Art books, catalogues and ephemera of Irish interest  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 262

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €160

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  • Provenance: Collection of George and Maura McClelland
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  • Irish Exhibition of Living Art various catalogues, 1949-1970, some duplicates (19), ROSC '77, and '71, books relating to artists such as Jack Butler Yeats, Mainie Jellett, Imogen Stuart, Stephen McKenna, Tom Carr, Martin Gale and others. (40)

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HUGH LANE'S LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENT: WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE DUBLIN GALLERIES BY LADY GREGORY
HUGH LANE'S LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENT: WITH SOME ACCOUNT OF THE DUBLIN GALLERIES BY LADY GREGORY
Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory (1852-1932)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 263

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €0

  • Signature: signed, dedicated [Dear W. Harris, you may remember that it was under your roof that I made the decision to write this book...] and dated [Sept 16 - 1921] inside cover
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  • London. John Murray, Albemarle Street, W.I., 1921. First edition. Accompanied by two letters from Lady Gregory to W. Harris [of Sandycove, Dublin] dated August 30th 1919 and August 21 on Coole Park, Gort, Co. Galway headed paper, plus one Coole Park envelope.

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Seán Scully publications; Resistance and Persistence and Wall of Light, both signed by the artist  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 264

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €290

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  • Dimensions: 9½ x 8in. (24.13 x 20.32cm)
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  • Ingleby, Florence, Seán Scully Resistance and persistence: Selected writings, Merrell, 2006. In dustjacket. Signed on cover page by the artist. Phillips, Stephen Bennett, Seán Scully Wall of Light, Rizzoli, New York, 2005. Signed on cover page by the artist. In black boards with pictorial dust jacket. (2)

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Painting interest first edition publications, 2 signed by the artists  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 265

Published Estimate: €120-150

Price Realised: €0

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  • Dimensions: 17½ x 11½in. (44.45 x 29.21cm)
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  • Stairs, Susan, Drawing from Memory, the Life of Irish artist Gladys Maccabe, Shorthall-Stairs, Dublin, 2004. Illustrations by Gladys Maccabe. Signed on cover page by the artist. In gold blocked black boards with pictorial dust jacket. Vallely, Fintan, Restrospective A Visual Celebration of the life and work of Armagh Painter JB Vallely Creative NRG, 2008. Signed by the artist on cover page. No. 85 from an edition of 1,000. In gold blocked black boards with an illustrated dust jacket and labelled cardboard case. Duby, George and Lobrichon, Guy (Ed.) The History of Venice in Painting, Abbeville Press, New York/London, 2007. In gold blocked pink boards and illustrated slip case. (3) largest

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McEwen, John, Paula Rego, signed by the artist  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 266

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95

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  • Dimensions: 11¾ x 10¼in. (29.85 x 26.04cm)
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  • Phaidon, London,1992. Signed by the artist on illustrated insert on cover page. In gold blocked black boards with pictorial dust jacket.

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Spender, Stephen, Hockney's Alphabet, signed by editor and artist  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 267

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €480

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  • Dimensions: 13½ x 10in. (34.29 x 25.40cm)
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  • Faber and faber for the Aids Crisis Trust, London, 1991. With 26 illustrations by David Hockney contributions from 26 authors; Douglas Adams, Martin Amis, Julian Barnes, William Boyd, Margaret Drabble, Patrick Leigh Fermor, William Golding, Seamus Heaney, David Hockney, Kazuo Ishiguro, Erica Jong, Doris Lessing, Norman Mailer, Ian McEwan, Arthur Miller, Iris Murdoch, Nigel Nicolson, John Julius Norwich, Joyce Carol Oates, V. S. Pritchett, Craig Raine, Susan Sontag, Stephen Spender, John Updike, Anthony Burgess, Ted Hughes, Paul Theroux, Gore Vidal, and T. S. Eliot. Printed on exhibition fine art cartridge paper and bound in library buckram. In gold blocked yellow and black boards with grey slip case.

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Mallie, Eamonn (Ed.) Blackshaw, limited edition, signed by editor and artist  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 268

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €100

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  • Dimensions: 12¼ x 12in. (31.12 x 30.48cm)
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  • Nicholson and Bass, Belfast, 2003. Signed by editor and author on title page. One of a limited edition of 900 numbered and 100 hors d'Commerce though this one is unnumbered. Square quarto in black cloth stamped blind, dust-jacket and matching slipcase.

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Conrad, Joseph, Heart of Darkness, with etchings by Seán Scully, signed by the artist  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 269

Published Estimate: €1,000-1,500

Price Realised: €0

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  • Dimensions: 13 x 11¼in. (33.02 x 28.58cm)
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  • Limited editions club, 1992. No. 205 from an edition of 300. Numbered and signed by the artist on postface. Gold blocked on black boards with full black cloth matching solander slipcase.

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Frink, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Frink Sculpture, Catalogue raisonné signed by the artist  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 23 October 2017 / 270

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €160

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  • Dimensions: 12½ x 11½in. (31¾ x 29.21cm)
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  • Harpvale books, 1984. Signed by the artist on title page. With a dedication in the artist's hand on cover page, dated July 1992. In grey linen boards with illustrated dust jacket and grey slip case.

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