Eileen Lucy ‘Tirzah’ Garwood’s (later Mrs Eric Ravilious) painted this ‘Nathaniel and Patsy, two donkeys in a stable with chickens’, which sold at £24,000 at Cheffins.

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An oil on canvas by Dunbar called Joseph’s Dream was knocked down at £60,000 (plus 22.5% buyer’s premium).

The same buyer then placed the winning bid on a painting by Garwood (latterly Mrs Eric Ravilious). Nathaniel and Patsy, two donkeys in a stable with chickens was hammered down for £24,000 on May 11.

Both works came from the collection of the Cambridge County Council school fund, which has been consigned to the auction house in its entirety.

Charles Ginner
Charles Ginner's ‘Little Venice, London’ made £38,000 at Cheffins’ Art & Design on May 11.

Other highlights in the picture section included Charles Ginner’s Little Venice, London which sold at £38,000. The British painter of landscapes was a leading figure in the Camden Town Group.

For more on the sale see the 2292 print edition of Antiques Trade Gazette.