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William Lionel Wyllie
1851-1931, British

Departure of the Fishing Boats
1851-1931, British

This is a remarkable original etching by William Lionel Wyllie, image size 9 1/4 x 14 inches, c. 1900, pencil signed, titled on the lower edge of the sheet. Wyllie was a well known marine painter and printmaker in early 20th century London. He studied at the Heatherley School of Fine Art, then at the age of 15 began his studies at the Royal Academy. At the age of 18, Wyllie won the Turner Gold Medal for his painting "Dawn After A Storm". He went on to have a long artistic career, specializing in paintings and etchings of the sea and the city of London.


On the Clyde
1851-1931, British

Etching, image size 6 3/8 x 14 3/4 inches, pencil signed


St. Paul's on the Thames, London
1851-1931, British

Etching, image size 7 7/8 x 15 7/8 inches, 1924, pencil signed. Provenance: Walker's Galleries, London. Wyllie spent a great deal of time on and around the port and waterways of London. It is this intimate knowledge that allowed him to produce such lively and detailed marine scenes.

Painting

Incredible British Tonalist Landscape
1820-1845, Active, British

Oil on canvas, 16 x 24 inches, signed and dated 1851 lower right. Although initially known for his sporting scenes his work really excels in his atmospheric landscapes. The powerful light of the sunset reflecting off the dark, rugged landscape suggests qualities similar to Joseph M.W. Turner, the father of British Romanticism. The human in this scene is of small consequence compared to the majestic beauty surrounding her. Jones exhibited work at the British Institute, The Royal Academy and the Royal Society of British Artists.

Print

Stirling Castle
1866-1940, British

Etching, image size 5 7/8 x 9 5/8 inches, c. 1900, pencil signed l.r, blindstamp l.l.

Drawing

House With Trees
1872- c.1950, American

This pen and ink drawing, by Dexter Dawes, measures 10 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches.