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Annigoni, Pietro   (1910-1988)
Annigoni, Pietro Italian portrait painter, most famous for his superb 1956 portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
A very fine black and white photograph (6.5" x 4.5"), neatly signed, inscribed and dated (1980) in black ink across a clear area of the image. This comes with the original mailing envelope.

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ref:9441  £50.00
Ayrton, Michael   (1921-1975)
Ayrton, Michael English artist and writer with a huge range of interests, from painting and sculpture to theatre design; most famous for his obsession with the Greek legend of Daedalus and the Minotaur.
A short note, handwritten in blue ink on a headed correspondence card (Ayrton, Bradfields, Toppesfield, nr Halstead, Essex  Feb 17 '69) to George Astley, joint Secretary of the Society of Authors.

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ref:9054  £20.00
Bailey, David   (1938- )
Bailey, David British photographer and Sixties icon.
very fine black and white self-portrait (6" x 4.75"), boldly signed in black ink.
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ref:8667  £20.00
Boehm, Joseph Edgar   (1834-1890)
Boehm, Joseph Edgar Austrian-born sculptor.
A fine ink signature and date (1882) on a small card (2.75" x 1.5")

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ref:8532  £10.00
Briggs, Raymond   (1934- )
Briggs, Raymond English illustrator and cartoonist, most famous for his story The Snowman (1978).
A very fine colour postcard showing Briggs' Father Christmas, out of his red robe and plunging into a loch (the title on the reverse is Bonny Bonny Freezin' Scotland). There's an excellent signature and date (2002) in blue ink to the reverse.

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ref:9295  £15.00
Cowham, Hilda   (1873-1964)
Cowham, Hilda English illustrator, famous for her work on children's books and ceramic nurseryware; good friend of Mabel Lucie Attwell.
A very fine signature in black fountain pen ink on a 4.25" x 2.5" slip of paper. The page is also signed in ink by Cowham's husband, Edgar Lander. VERY RARE.

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ref:8589  £40.00
Elmore, Alfred   (1815-1881)
Elmore, Alfred Irish painter.
An interesting document - a list, handwritten in ink, of seven of his paintings, with their owners (No.1 "Mary Queen of Scots and Darnley at Jedburgh". Proprietor - Angus Holdern Esq, Woodlands, Bradford) to Philip Cunliffe-Owen, October 16th 1877. This may have been in connection with the Paris 1878 Exposition Universelle which Cunliffe-Owen was organising. There's a good signature at the conclusion of the list.

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ref:6241  £20.00
Fantoni, Barry   (1940- )
Fantoni, Barry British Private Eye cartoonist, writer and jazz musician, creator of the obituary poet, E.J.Thribb and co-creator (with Richard Ingrams) of Royal correspondent Silvie Krin.
A very fine vintage 1960s photograph (8" x 8.25") boldly signed in period in blue ink across the image. RARE.

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ref:8492  £30.00
Giles, Carl Ronald   (1916-1995)
Giles, Carl Ronald Great English cartoonist.
A fine signature and date ("Very best wishes - Giles '48. Daily Express") on a a slightly irregularly cut card (approximately 4" x 1.75").

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ref:9299  £20.00
Leighton, Frederic   (1830-1896)
Leighton, Frederic Great English painter.
A fine one-page letter, mentioning the King of Sweden, on headed notepaper (2 Holland Park Road, Kensington, W., no date), handwritten and signed in ink.
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ref:8737  £50.00
Nolan, Sidney   (1917-1992)
Nolan, Sidney Australian painter, one of his country's best known and most famous for his iconic series of paintings of the Australian outlaw, Ned Kelly.
A very fine signature and inscription in blue ink on a 5.5" x 3.5" white card.
Perfect for display mounting

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ref:4498  £50.00
Scott, Peter   (1909-1989)
Scott, Peter
Great English ornithologist and artist, son of Robert Falcon Scott (“Scott of the Antarctic”).
A Benham's First Day Cover commemorating The British Butterfly Conservation Society and featuring four lovely Royal Mail butterfly stamps. Posted at Slimbridge on the 13th May 1981, it has been nicely signed by Peter Scott in black ink.


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ref:3781  £10.00
Yenn, John (J.M.W.Turner)   (1750-1821)
Yenn, John (J.M.W.Turner) Leading 18th Century British architect.
An extraordinary 1-page letter (Royal Academy, Wednesday, September 8th, 1819), handwritten in ink (probably by a secretary) and signed by John Yenn, to the architect Joseph Woods. It lists six Royal Academicians who might accompany him to the Custom House the following week, including the great English landscape painter J.M.W.Turner and architect John Soane, together with John Flaxman, Francis Chantry, John Jackson and Charles Rossi!
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ref:8910  £50.00
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