Cricket Prints & Paintings

Lot 921:
Lot 921
Charles Burgess Fry, Sussex & England 1892-1921. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Fry. 'Oxford Athletics'. April 19th 1894 by SPY. Nicely signed by Fry in black ink to lower right hand corner of image. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 14.5"x20". Odd minor marks to image otherwise in good condition. Rare in this signed form
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 922:
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Australia. Frederick Robert Spofforth. New South Wales, Victoria & Australia 1874-1888. Vanity Fair. 'The Demon Bowler'. Original colour chromolithograph of Spofforth by Spy, dated July 13th 1878. Sold with George John Bonnor. New South Wales & Australia. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Bonnor. 'Australian Cricket'. September 13th 1884 by APE. Both attractively mounted, framed and glazed. 14"x19" overall. Crack to the glass of one frame otherwise in good+ condition. Formerly from the collection of Robert Appleyard, Yorkshire & England 1950-1958, collection. Each frame has a bookplate signed by Appleyard to verso
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
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Lancashire. John Thomas Tyldesley, Lancashire & England 1895-1923. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Tyldesley. 'Forty-six Centuries in eleven years' by SPY, Albert Nielson Hornby, Lancashire & England 1867-1899. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Hornby. 'Monkey'. August 15th 1891 by STUFF and Reginald Herbert Spooner, Lancashire & England 1899-1923. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Spooner. 'Reggie'. July 18th 1906 by Spy. All three attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Two are 14"x19" overall and the other slightly smaller and not mounted. Odd faults to the lower border of the Tyldesley chromolithograph. The Tyldesley chromolithograph is formerly from the collection of Robert Appleyard, Yorkshire & England 1950-1958, collection. Each frame has a bookplate signed by Appleyard to verso
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
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Middlesex. Lord Dalmeny, Middlesex. 'In his Fathers Steps'. 1904 by SPY, Bernard James Tindall Bosanquet, Middlesex & England 1898-1919. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Bosanquet. 'An Artful Bowler'. September 15th 1904 by Spy, Hylton Philipson. Oxford University, Middlesex & England 1887-1898. Vanity Fair. 'Oxford Cricket' and Pelham Francis Warner, Middlesex & England 1894-1929. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Warner. 'Plum'. September 3rd 1903 by Spy. All four attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Three are 14"x19" overall and the other slightly larger. Good condition. Two of the chromolithograph's are formerly from the collection of Robert Appleyard, Yorkshire & England 1950-1958, collection. Each frame has a bookplate signed by Appleyard to verso
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
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Surrey. Thomas Walter Hayward, Surrey & England 1893-1914. Original Vanity Fair 'Supplement' colour chromolithograph of Hayward. 'Tom'. July 11th 1906 by SPY, Robert Abel, Surrey & England 1881-1904. Vanity Fair. 'Bobby'. Original colour chromolithograph of Abel by SPY, dated 5th June 1902, Digby Loder Armroid Jephson, Cambridge University & Surrey 1890-1904. Vanity Fair. 'The Lobster'. All three attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Two are 14"x19" overall and the other slightly larger. Good condition. All three formerly from the collection of Robert Appleyard, Yorkshire & England 1950-1958, collection. Each frame has a bookplate signed by Appleyard to verso
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 926:
Lot 926
John 'Jack' Berry Hobbs, Surrey & England 1905-1934. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of John Berry Hobbs. 'A Tested Centurion' by WH. 'Men of the Day no.2283. 7th August 1912. Framed and glazed, overall 14"x19".Good condition. A rarer Vanity Fair print
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Of all the cricketing images produced by Vanity Fair, the image of Hobbs is the only one to have two printed titles. The prints were titled either 'A Tested Centurion' or the rarer 'Test Cricket'
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E.P. Kinsella. Excellent collection of five large original colour prints of the boy cricketer in various guises. 'The Hope of His Side', 'The Boss', 'Good Enough for his County', 'How's That?' and 'Out First Ball'. Copyright 'E.P. Kinsella with original printed titles to lower border and in original mounts. Framed and glazed in original period frames, each 16"x21", one slightly larger. Some minor faults to images of two of the prints otherwise in good original condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 928:
Lot 928
Albert Chevallier Tayler original lithographs 1905. Five original prints of A.C. Maclaren, R.H. Spooner, Lord Harris, S. Haigh, and Captain Wynyard. The Maclaren in card mount, the others framed and glazed, overall 10.75"x16". Creasing to the Maclaren print otherwise in good condition. Sold with three hand coloured Punch style cricket cartoon prints, 'The Advertising Expert's Dream', 'Leg Breaks', and 'Shirt Sleeves', and two similar horse racing prints, 'They're Off' and 'The Grand National'. Also a full set of fifty Player's 'Cricket 1926' cigarette cards, mounted framed and glazed, overall 21"x19" in good condition, and an original mono photograph of the Malvern Athletic Cricket Club 1917 laid to photographer's mount. Heavy staining and damage to the mount, the photograph in good condition. Qty 12
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £38
Lot 929:
Lot 929
'England Captains 1930 to 2001'. 'The Lord's Pavilion'. Colour print from the original watercolour by David Gentleman, 1986. Signed to all four borders of the image by twenty nine of the thirty eight Captains of England in the period 1930 to 2001. Signatures are Wyatt, Cranston, Mann, Carr, Sheppard, May, Cowdrey, Dexter, Smith, Close, Graveney, Illingworth, Lewis, Denness, Edrich, Greig, Brearley, Boycott, Botham, Fletcher, Willis, Gower, Gatting, Emburey, Cowdrey, Gooch, Lamb, Stewart and Atherton. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 22.5"x19.5". G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 930:
Lot 930
'W.G. Grace at the Wicket'. Original sepia photogravure, after Archibald Stuart Wortley 1890, of the famous painting of Grace in batting pose at Lord's, which hangs in the Long Room at Lord's. Published by Manson, Swan and Morgan, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1st May 1891, printed in Berlin, with cricket ball remarque to lower border. Signed in pencil to lower border by the subject, W.G. Grace, and by the artist, Wortley and limited to 100 copies. The photogravure attractively mounted, framed and glazed in good original frame and measures overall 25"x31". Good/very good condition. The archetypal portrait of Grace and another iconic image of the golden age of cricket
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £500
A pupil of Sir John Everett Millais, Archibald J. Stuart Wortley (1849-1905) was a portrait and sporting painter of considerable renown. This limited edition photogravure, signed by both the artist and W.G. Grace, is based on an oil painting which was commissioned by the M.C.C. by means of subscriptions in 1888-90, and now hangs in the Long Room. The artist was paid £300. The scene is Lord's Ground with the old tennis court in the background, now the site of the Mound Stand. 'When standing for this picture, W.G. took up his characteristic and delightful pose. The artist hesitated: 'But Dr Grace, would you stand as easily if the game were in a tight place?' he asked. 'Certainly' was the reply, 'because, after all, I should only be facing the next ball'
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'The Batsman!. Portrait of Fuller Pilch. Dedicated to the lovers of the noble game by N. Felix'. Drawn from the life & on stone by G.F. Watts. Original colour lithograph after Felix. Published by S. Knights, Change Alley, c1840. M. & N. Hanhart. Lith Printers, 64 Charlotte Street. 13"x15.75". The lithograph has been restored and laid down to conservation paper/card, some nicks, small hole to outer border, some tears to extremities. Viewing essential
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £1300
Lot 932:
Lot 932
'The First Over'. Original Stevengraph of the start of a cricket match, circa 1880, miniature picture woven in silk, approx 2"x6" wide. In original mount with title below. Produced by 'Thomas Stevens, sole inventor and manufacturer, Stevengraph Works, Coventry'. Fading to colours, break to right hand side of mount. Framed and glazed. Rare and one of the earliest Stevengraphs
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 933:
Lot 933
'Caught at the Wicket'. W. Davis 1902. Original pencil and watercolour painting of a cricket scene looking down the wicket from behind the wicket-keeper with the bowler, two batsman and umpire with hand raised. The painting appears to be after Lucien Davis who painted a similar scene in the 1880's. Framed and glazed. overall 12.5"x16"
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 934:
Lot 934
'Lang Bros. Whisky' (L.B.W.). Lang Brothers, Limited, Distillers, Killearn & Glasgow. Nice original colour advertisement of a cricket match in progress in a country setting, the players wearing top hats, in the background a large crowd and a marquee with 'Langs Liqueur' to the roof. The batsman is being struck by the ball on his leg with the caption 'L.B.W'. Date unknown. Framed and glazed overall 25"x19". Good condition with nice bright colours
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 935:
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Garry Sobers and Richard Hadlee. 'Cricket Legends'. Large montage of two copy photographs of Sobers and Hadlee with window mounted signatures below the respective player. Mounted, framed and glazed, 34"x26.5". Sold with a montage of copy photographs featuring Bird leaving the field for the last time in 2006 with images of his 'Greatest World XI' and a card signed by Bird. Mounted, framed and glazed, 35"x28". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 936:
'Ian Botham. Cricketing Heroes'. Large limited edition print of a pencil drawing of Botham appealing by artist Jack Russell 1989. Limited edition. Mounted, framed and glazed. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Lot 937:
Lot 937
'The Centurions'. Michael Atherton & Alec Stewart. Limited edition prints from the original portraits of the two cricketers, by Slade School of Art, artist Andy Pankhurst, which were commissioned by M.C.C. in 1999 as part of an initiative to depict cricketers during their careers. The two cricketers are each depicted in reflective mood wearing M.C.C. sweaters and sitting in the stands. The two portraits are window mounted with the signatures of both players in ink and a limited edition scorecard for the England v West Indies Test match played at Old Trafford in August 2000. Limited edition 6/210. Framed and glazed. Overall 25"x16". Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
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'World Series Cricket' 1977/78. Selection of original posters and advertising cards produced for the series played in Australia. Players featured include Dennis Lillee, Greg Chappell, Tony Greig, Rodney Marsh, Graeme Wood, Poster of all the players involved etc. Plus WSC souvenir digital clock and cassette holding information cards on World Series cricket. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 939:
Lot 939
Jocelyn Galsworthy. Artist. Kevin Peter Pietersen MBE. Nottinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey & England 2001-2015. Large and impressive original pastel and pencil portrait of Kevin Pietersen, head and shoulders, wearing cricket shirt and sweater with England emblem to chest. Drawn from life by Galsworthy in 2005, when England finally regained the Ashes, it is signed and dated by the artist and by the sitter, Pietersen. Attractively framed and glazed in heavy wooden frame. The overall measurements are 26.5"x34.5". Label to back refers to the painting being exhibited in the Royal Society Portrait Painters Exhibition held in 2007 at the Mall Galleries, London. Also 'Green & Stone of Chelsea' label to back of frame. An excellent image and likeness to Pietersen, reflecting his wild style. Very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: unsold
Jocelyn Galsworthy has been painting professionally for more than fifty years and is particularly well known for her portraiture and her highly acclaimed paintings of English and International cricket scenes. Great niece of the distinguished novelist and playwright, John Galsworthy OM, Jocelyn began her training at Winchester School of Art and attended the City and Guilds School of Art in Kennington, London. Further studies continued at teaching studios in Paris, Munich and Granada. Jocelyn held her first exhibition at the Guildhall, Winchester in April 1964

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