Cricket Prints & Paintings

Lot 893:
Lot 893
John Berry 'Jack' Hobbs, Surrey & England 1905-1934. Original pencil and watercolour full length caricature portrait of Hobbs by artist H.F. Crowther Smith wearing cricket attire and England cap in batting pose stood on the Kennington Oval with the pavilion and gas holder prominent. The figure of Hobbs, giant size compared to the diminished size of the Kennington Oval. Signed by Crowther Smith and dated 1922. Some soiling to image and possible small repaired damage to cricket pad otherwise in good condition. An excellent image and likeness to Hobbs. Mounted, framed and glazed, modern. The portrait measures 6.5"x10" and overall 13"x16"
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £180
Horace Francis Crowther Smith (1873-1959) was a well known and prominent artist of sporting scenes including croquet, rugby, golf, football, tennis and cricket. He was an authority on croquet and published seven books on the subject, 'A Croquet Alphabet' 1913, his most famous
Lot 894:
Lot 894
'Caught at the Wicket'. W. Davis 1902. Original pencil and watercolour painting of a cricket scene looking down the wicket from behind the wicket-keeper with the bowler, two batsman and umpire with hand raised. The painting appears to be after Lucien Davis who painted a similar scene in the 1880's. Framed and glazed. overall 12.5"x16"
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 895:
Lot 895
'Trent Bridge 1881/1888'. George Stevenson. Large oil painting on canvas showing a street scene with the Trent Bridge Inn to the left hand side with hay cart to right hand side and cows to foreground. On the walls to the right hand side of the Trent Bridge Inn are advertisements for cricket matches 'Notts v Surrey' and 'Kent v Notts'. The painting unsigned. The painting previously sold by Neales Auctioneers of Nottingham as lot 316 in September 2006. The sale label is printed George Stevenson (Exh 1881). To the back of the canvas is written 'Trent Bridge. Geo Stevenson 18/88'. Hence the two dates at the start of the lot entry. The painting framed in, what appears to be, an original ornate gilt wooden frame. Overall 34"x25". Good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £250
Lot 896:
Lot 896
'Square Cut at Lord's' and 'Bouncer'. Two attractive chalk, pencil, acrylic and ink original paintings by E. Butanova, dated 2014 to back. Both signed by the artist. Both mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 10.5"x12.5" and 12.5"x10.5". VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 897:
Lot 897
Boy cricketer. Early original miniature portrait of a boy cricketer holding a curved cricket bat in one hand and ball in the other. Appears to be watercolour medium. The portrait, full length, appears to be painted on vellum and the boy is dressed in period 18th century attire. Unsigned. Some wear and staining to the image, generally good. Approx 4"x5.5". G
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 898:
Lot 898
Jocelyn Galsworthy. Artist. Kevin Peter Pietersen MBE. Nottinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey & England 2001-2015. Large and impressive original pastel and pencil portrait of Kevin Pietersen, head and shoulders, wearing cricket shirt and sweater with England emblem to chest. Drawn from life by Galsworthy in 2005, when England finally regained the Ashes, it is signed and dated by the artist and by the sitter, Pietersen. Attractively framed and glazed in heavy wooden frame. The overall measurements are 26.5"x34.5". Label to back refers to the painting being exhibited in the Royal Society Portrait Painters Exhibition held in 2007 at the Mall Galleries, London. Also 'Green & Stone of Chelsea' label to back of frame. An excellent image and likeness to Pietersen, reflecting his wild style. Very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Jocelyn Galsworthy has been painting professionally for more than fifty years and is particularly well known for her portraiture and her highly acclaimed paintings of English and International cricket scenes. Great niece of the distinguished novelist and playwright, John Galsworthy OM, Jocelyn began her training at Winchester School of Art and attended the City and Guilds School of Art in Kennington, London. Further studies continued at teaching studios in Paris, Munich and Granada. Jocelyn held her first exhibition at the Guildhall, Winchester in April 1964
Lot 899:
Lot 899
Jocelyn Galsworthy. Artist. Clive Hubert Lloyd, Guyana, Lancashire & West Indies 1963-1983. Large and impressive original charcoal portrait of Clive Lloyd, head and shoulders, wearing open neck shirt. Drawn from life by Galsworthy in 2004 it is signed and dated by the artist and by the sitter, Lloyd. Attractively framed and glazed in heavy wooden frame. The overall measurements are 26.5"x34.5". A similar style and frame to the Pietersen painting, the drawing may well have been exhibited in the Royal Society Portrait Painters Exhibition held in 2007 at the Mall Galleries, London as was the Pietersen painting. 'Green & Stone of Chelsea' label to back of frame. An excellent image and likeness to Lloyd, showing his mild mannered way. Very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £120
Lot 900:
Lot 900
South Africa tour to Australia 1931/32. Original pen and ink cartoon by artist Samuel Wells for an Australian newspaper. The cartoon depicts scenes from the first Test played at Brisbane, 27th November- 3rd December 1931. The headline reads 'And the Green grass grew all round the Brisbane "Test" wicket' with the wicket depicted as a vegetable patch. Also shown is Bruce Mitchell of South Africa depicted as a stone monument, 'Mitchell was in 1 1/2 hours for 1 run and 2 hours for 8!!'. Also, Tim Wall doffing his cap to five South African batsmen having achieved his Test career best bowling figures of 5/14 in South Africa's second innings, 'Sorry but I want to get home to Adelaide' etc. 12.5"x10". Minor soiling to artwork, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Australia won the first Test convincingly by an innings and 163 runs, Bradman top scoring with 226 runs in Australia's only innings
Lot 901:
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Christopher Martin-Jenkins. Original colour caricature of Martin-Jenkins by John Ireland. Sold with a covering letter dated 25th September 2010 from a music publisher thanking Martin-Jenkins for his contribution to a recording for a recently published CD. 6.5"x9.5". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 902:
Lot 902
Thomas Bignall 'Tommy' Mitchell. Derbyshire & England 1928-1939. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Mitchell, head and shoulders in England blazer. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £110
Lot 903:
Lot 903
Herbert Leslie 'Les' Jackson. Derbyshire & England 1947-1963. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Jackson, head and shoulders in M.C.C. blazer. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £95
Lot 904:
Lot 904
Maurice Stanley 'Stan' Nichols. Essex & England 1924-1939. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Nichols, head and shoulders in Essex blazer. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 905:
Lot 905
Kenneth 'Ken' Farnes. Essex, Cambridge University & England 1930-1939. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Farnes, head and shoulders in M.C.C. blazer. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 906:
Lot 906
Ivo Francis Walter Bligh. Kent, Cambridge University & England 1877-1883. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Bligh, head and shoulders in formal attire. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 907:
Lot 907
John Neil Shepherd. Barbados, Kent, Gloucestershire & West Indies 1964-1987. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Shepherd, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 908:
Lot 908
Asif Iqbal Razvi. Hyderabad, Karachi, Kent, Gloucestershire & Pakistan 1959-1982. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Asif Iqbal, head and shoulders in Pakistan blazer. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 909:
Lot 909
Brian William Luckhurst. Kent & England 1958-1976. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Luckhurst, head and shoulders in England cap and blazer. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 910:
Lot 910
Carl Hooper. Guyana, Kent, Lancashire & West Indies 1983-2004. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Hooper, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 911:
Lot 911
Christopher Stuart 'Chris' Cowdrey. Glamorgan, Kent & England 1977-1992. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Cowdrey, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 912:
Lot 912
Graham Roy Dilley. Kent, Natal, Worcestershire & England 1977-1992. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Dilley, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 913:
Lot 913
Ronald Thomas Stanyforth. Oxford University, Yorkshire & England 1914-1930. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Stanyforth, head and shoulders in M.C.C. blazer. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 5.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £60
Lot 914:
Lot 914
Paul Antony Gibb. Scotland, Cambridge University, Yorkshire, Essex & England 1934-1956. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Gibb, head and shoulders in M.C.C. blazer. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 915:
Lot 915
David Charles Humphrey Townsend. Oxford University & England 1933-1935. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Townsend, head and shoulders in M.C.C. blazer. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 916:
Lot 916
Montague Parker 'Monty' Bowden. Surrey & England 1883-1889. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Bowden, head and shoulders in Surrey cap. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 5.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 917:
Lot 917
Kerry James O'Keeffe. New South Wales, Somerset & Australia 1968-1980. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of O'Keeffe, head and shoulders in Australia blazer. Signed in pencil by Tarr to lower border. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 918:
Lot 918
Graham Douglas McKenzie. Leicestershire, Western Australia & Australia 1959-1975. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of McKenzie, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £80
Lot 919:
Lot 919
Terence Alderman. Gloucestershire, Kent, Western Australia & Australia 1974-1993. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Alderman, head and shoulders in cricket attire. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. 6.5"x7.5". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £75
Lot 920:
Lot 920
Don Bradman. Arthur Mailey, New South Wales & Australia 1912-1930. Large original pen and ink caricature portrait, on album page, of Donald George Bradman, N.S.W., South Australia & Australia 1927-1949, full length in cricket attire, by Mailey. The portrait, probably drawn by Mailey towards the end of Bradman's career, has been titled 'Don' and signed by Mailey. The page measures approx 6.5"x7.5". Excellent image. Very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 921:
Lot 921
'The First Over'. Original Stevengraph of the start of a cricket match, circa 1880, miniature picture woven in silk, approx 2"x6" wide. Original mount with title and in smaller print 'Woven in silk by Thomas Stevens, inventor and manufacturer, Coventry and London (Registered'. Framed, overall 10"x8"overall. Good condition. Rare and one of the earliest Stevengraphs
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
Lot 922:
Lot 922
'W.G.'. Original Stevengraph of W.G. Grace wearing M.C.C. cap and standing in batting pose at the wicket, miniature picture woven in silk, approx 4.5"x2.5" wide. Produced in 1895 on the occasion of Grace making his hundredth hundred. The picture was copied from a photograph published in the Sporting and Dramatic News, 6th July 1895. 'Thomas Stevens (1828-1888) invented this type of picture. His firm continued to produce Stevengraphs in Coventry until about 1939. Excellent condition with colours bright. This was the property of E.M. Grace and was previously sold by Knights in July 2015
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £180
The rarer of the two cricketing stevengraphs, the third one entitled 'The Last Innings' actually depicts baseball.
Lot 923:
Lot 923
'Cricket Pavilion'. G.A. Swain 1929. Excellent pencil and watercolour study of players in a dressing room drawn in an abstract and stylised fashion which nicely portrays the human form. Players are seen sitting, changing, stretching, contemplating with clothing on wall hooks and equipment on the floor etc. The drawing attractively mounted, framed and glazed with title, signature and date 'Sept-Oct 1929' to lower border. Overall 22"x20". G/VG
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £170
Lot 924:
Lot 924
'Match Rigging' cricket cartoon 1995. Original pen and ink cartoon strip depicting a conversation between the chairman and captain of 'Merkshire' cricket club regarding match fixing. Inscription to verso indicates the cartoon in The Cricketer magazine, January 1995. Artist unknown. Ex The Cricketer photographic library. 12"x9". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 925:
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'Osborne' cricket cartoons c1995. Two original pen and ink cartoons for The Cricketer magazine, with Australian interest, both signed by 'Osborne'. One depicts an unshaven man standing in a library holding a copy of 'The Shane Warne Pop Up Book' out of which a cricket ball has fallen out and bounced between his legs. The other shows the Australia cricket emblem of a kangaroo and emu either side of the shield, the kangaroo saying, 'Let's wind the Poms up- you start singing 'Stairway to Heaven' and I'll put my arm around Her Majesty'. Ex The Cricketer photographic library. Each measures 11.5"x8.25". G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 926:
Lot 926
'I'm bringing them off..., I'm unsure about the light...'. Cricket cartoon c1995. Original watercolour cartoon for The Cricketer magazine by 'Winward'. The cartoon depicts the umpires walking off the pitch in full sunshine, players in the background looking on. One umpire with a dazed expression is holding a dentist bill for £10,000. Ex The Cricketer photographic library. Each measures 10"x8.25". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 927:
Lot 927
'Lang Bros. Whisky' (L.B.W.). Lang Brothers, Limited, Distillers, Killearn & Glasgow. Nice original colour advertisement of a cricket match in progress in a country setting, the players wearing top hats, in the background a large crowd and a marquee with 'Langs Liqueur' to the roof. The batsman is being struck by the ball on his leg with the caption 'L.B.W'. Date unknown. Framed and glazed overall 25"x19". Good condition with nice bright colours
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 928:
Lot 928
'Northamptonshire and England Sixteen Living Greats'. Large colour limited edition print showing the 'greats' and signed by sixteen plus the artist, Joy Hawken, to the lower border. Signatures include Tyson, Lamb, Steele, Larkins, Andrew, Willey, Larter, Subba Row, Bailey, Cook etc. Limited edition 90/450. Formerly the property of Nick Cook. Framed and glazed. Overall 24"x20". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Lot 929:
Lot 929
Dickie Bird. A montage of copy photographs featuring Bird leaving the field for the last time in 2006 with images of his 'Greatest World XI' and a card signed by Bird. Mounted, framed and glazed, 35"x28". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 930:
Lot 930
Garry Sobers and Richard Hadlee. 'Cricket Legends'. Large montage of two copy photographs of Sobers and Hadlee with window mounted signatures below the respective player. Mounted, framed and glazed, 34"x26.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 931:
Lot 931
'Lord's Cricket Ground'. Alan Fearnley. Large limited edition colour print produced to commemorate the Centenary Test in 1980, England v Australia. Signed to lower border by the England team from that game. Twelve signatures including Botham, Gower, Boycott, Old, Gooch, Gatting, Bairstow etc. Limited edition 119/850. Also signed by the artist Fearnley. Published in 1980. Mounted, framed and glazed, 28"x24.5" overall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 932:
Lot 932
'Surrey C.C.C. 150th Anniversary 1845-1995'. Large official limited edition commemorative display with colour photographs of the Surrey team and The Oval, special first day cover signed by Alec Stewart and a panel signed by twenty three Surrey players. Signatures include Stewart, Thorpe, Ward, Benjamin, Pigott, A. Hollioake, B. Hollioake, de la Pena, Kenlock, Slipper, Bainbridge etc. Limited edition 38/50 produced. 19.5"x13.5". Odd faults to edges, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 933:
Vanity Fair prints. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithographs of five cricketers by artists, SPY (3) and STUFF (2). 'The Demon Bowler' Frederick Robert Spofforth, New South Wales, Victoria & Australia 1878, 'Monkey' Albert Nielson Hornby, Lancashire & England 1891, 'Sammy' Samuel Moses James Woods, Somerset & England 1892, 'A Century Maker' K.L. Hutchings , Kent & England 1907, and 'Bobby' Robert Abel, Surrey & England 1902. The Abel print laid to board. Some foxing and wear to page extremities, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 934:
Lot 934
Australia. Frederick Robert Spofforth. New South Wales, Victoria & Australia 1874-1888. Vanity Fair. 'The Demon Bowler'. Original colour chromolithograph of Spofforth by Spy, dated July 13th 1878. Sold with George John Bonnor. New South Wales & Australia. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Bonnor. 'Australian Cricket'. September 13th 1884 by APE. Both loose as issued. Both images with minor fading, very minor tape marks to the edge of top border, very minor fold mark to centre, some very minor age/light toning to image due to previous framing otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 935:
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Lancashire and Yorkshire. Reginald Herbert Spooner, Lancashire & England 1899-1923. Vanity Fair original colour chromolithograph of Spooner. 'Reggie'. July 18th 1906 by Spy and John Thomas Tyldesley, Lancashire & England 1895-1923. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Tyldesley. 'Forty-six Centuries in eleven years' by SPY. Sold with George Herbert Hirst, Yorkshire & England 1891-1929. Vanity Fair. 'Yorkshire'. Original colour chromolithograph of Hirst by SPY, dated 20th August 1903. All three loose as issued, some tape marks to top borders, very minor fold mark to centre, some minor age/light toning to image due to previous framing otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £42
Lot 936:
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Kent and Sussex. Colin Blythe, Kent & England 1899-1914. Vanity Fair Supplement. 'Charlie'. Original colour chromolithograph of Blythe by ALS, dated 3rd August 1910 and Kenneth Lotherington Hutchings, Kent & England 1902-1912. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Hutchings. 'A Century Maker'. August 14th 1907 by SPY. Sold with Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Ranjitsinhji. 'Ranji'. August 26th 1897 by Spy. All three loose as issued, some tape marks to top borders of the first two prints, very minor fold mark to centre, some minor age/light toning to image due to previous framing otherwise in good condition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 937:
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Middlesex, Essex and Hampshire. Bernard James Tindall Bosanquet, Middlesex & England 1898-1919. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Bosanquet. 'An Artful Bowler'. 15th September 1904 by SPY, Cyril Mowbray Wells, Middlesex 1891-1909. Vanity Fair. 'Father'. Original colour chromolithograph of Wells by SPY, dated 10th July 1907, Rev Frank Hay Gillingham, Essex. 1903-1928. Vanity Fair. 'Cricketing Christianity'. Original colour chromolithograph of Gillingham by SPY, dated 15th August 1906 and Captain Edward George Wynyard, Hampshire & England 1894-1912. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Wynyard. 'Hampshire'. August 25th 1898 by CG. All four loose, some tape marks to top borders of the last three prints, some age/light toning to image due to previous framing to the last two prints, very minor fold mark to centre otherwise in good condition. Qty 4
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £50
Lot 938:
Lot 938
Lord Dalmeny, Middlesex & Surrey 1902-1908. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Dalmeny. 'In his Father's Steps'. September 22nd 1904 by SPY. Nicely signed by Dalmeny in black ink to the right handside of image. Laid down to card, very minor fold mark to centre, minor tape mark to top border and some age/light toning to image due to previous framing. Rare in this signed form. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £160
Lot 939:
Lot 939
'The Don'. Facsimile copy of a page comprising a printed radial chart of his record breaking innings of 334, photographic images of Bradman and the bat he used, at Headingley 1930 etc. Signed by Bradman. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 940:
'Essex Captains 1950-1994'. Limited edition print of a pencil sketch by artist J. Sims. Limited edition 7/250, signed by the Captains, Insole, Bailey, Taylor, Fletcher, Gooch and the artist. Framed and glazed. Overall 28.5"x20". G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 941:
'The Ashes 1975. Rosemary Taylor.. Two large colour posters taken from the original oil painting of 'Jeff Thomson and batsman' and 'Tony Greig and Rodney Marsh'. Produced by S.P.A. Ltd, London. 30"x40". Posters rolled and a little crinkled, good
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10

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