1: On the secondary market, French artist and engraver George-William Thornley (1857- 1935) is best known through his lithography collaborations with famous artists such Claude Monet, Edgar Degas and Camille Pissarro. This 14 x 11½in (35 x 29cm) English view of Margate was one of six Thornley oils in a sale on October 13 at Wright Marshall in Cheshire. It sold on bottom estimate.
2: The British avant-garde painter Ethelbert White (1891- 1972) was a noted bohemian who toured the Surrey and Sussex countryside in a gypsy caravan with his wife Betty. The pair also travelled extensively in Europe, especially France where White absorbed the influences of the Post-Impressionists. This 10 x 13in (26 x 34cm) oil on board of the Pont Neuf in Paris tipped over top estimate at Cheffins of Cambridge on October 11 – a decent sum for a work of this size and subject.
3: Leeds-born watercolourist Alfred Charles Conrade (1863-1955) learnt much of his trade abroad, studying at academies in Düsseldorf, Paris and Madrid. Possibly dating from his time as a student, this 18½ x 11½in (47 x 29cm) watercolour of a classical young woman with an incense burner sold within estimate at Duggleby Stephenson of York on October 12.
* Prices do not include buyer’s premium