Walter Fryer Stocks (1842-1915)

“At midnight the moon cometh | And looketh down alone.” It is highly likely that the current painting was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1876, where it was accompanied…

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Tobias and the Archangel Raphael

Subject: Tobias led by the Archangel RaphaelArtist: Unknown (Venetian School)Medium: Reed Pen and Bistre, with grey washDate: 16th centuryPrice: £1800 This confident sketch of the archangel Raphael leading Tobias shows…

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Adriaen van de Velde (1636-1732)

Subject: Halt of a Hunting Party Artist: Adriaen van de Velde (1636-1672) Medium: Pen and Brown Ink, with Grey Wash (Framing line in brown ink) Date: c1660 Price: £2000 This…

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William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset (1588-1660)

Artist: UnknownSubject: William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset (1588-1660)Medium: Watercolour on VellumDate: c1650Inscriptions: (engraved “Duke of Somerfet) William Seymour was one of the more complex characters of the period, and…

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King Charles II – Loyalty Ring (c1670)

 Charles II (1630-1685) Attributed to Nicholas Dixon (c1645-1708) Watercolour on CardDate: c1670 Enquire This unusual ring mounted with a portrait of King Charles II was likely given in recognition of past loyalties.After…

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Sir Henry Vane – English School (c1680)

This portrait miniature of Sir Henry Vane the Younger, takes its composition from a portrait in the Buccleuch Collection. That portrait, catalogued as Samuel Cooper, is related to a larger…

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King Charles II – After Samuel Cooper (c1670)

Subject: Charles II (1630-1685)Artist: After Samuel Cooper (1609-1672)Medium: Watercolour on VellumDate: c1670Price: £3000 This portrait miniature of Charles II is based on a painting by Samuel Cooper in the Royal…

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