1. Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73) is best known for his animal paintings such as The Monarch of the Glen. But this small ink on paper portrait depicting fellow artist Gilbert Stuart Newton drew interest at Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh on May 28 against a £300-500 estimate. It had provenance to Roy Davids, the former head of Sotheby’s book department who left the auction house in 1994 to become a dealer.
2. Bullfighting and butterflies were two recurring themes in the surreal output of Salvador Dalì (1904-89). This 1970s lithograph Butterfly and The Bullfighter that appeared at Kings Russell in London on June 2 combined these two favoured motifs. Signed in pencil, the 2ft 4in x 20in (70 x 51cm) print came from a limited edition of 250 and sold for a mid-estimate sum.
3. Daniel Sherrin (1868-1940) was primarily a painter of landscapes and maritime scenes, focusing mainly on scenes in Norfolk and Suffolk. His works were often highly detailed. This oil on canvas, February Fill Dyke, dated from 1940 and appeared at Adam Partridge on May 26 estimated at £200-300.
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