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1. Cumbrian-born Edward Horace Thompson (1879-1949) painted as many as 10,000 paintings in his lifetime. This 6 x 10in (16 x 24cm) watercolour of Skiddaw described as “bright and crisp…in first class condition with no issues” more than doubled hopes at Mitchells of Cumbria on November 27.

2. Cambridge saleroom Cheffins sold this 23in x 3ft (60 x 92cm) oil on canvas of Stirling Castle in Scotland by David Young Cameron (1865-1945) for a multi-estimate sum on November 27. The influential Scottish artist painted Stirling Castle on many occasions after he moved to nearby Kippen in 1899.

3. Alfred East (1849-1913) worked directly from nature to produce his open, airy and atmospheric English landscapes such as Walk by the River, a signed 15 x 21in (39 x 54cm) river scene in oils. It sold at Mallams in Cheltenham on November 28.

Prices do not include buyer’s premium.