Cricket Prints, Original Artwork And Paintings

Lot 763:
Lot 763
'Boxing match at Little Twitten Cricket Club'. 'Sillince' William Augustus Sillince 1906-1974. Original pencil drawing artwork on textured oil paper for a cartoon printed full page in Punch on the 19th October 1955. The cartoon shows the village cricket ground at Little Twitten, with pavilion, sightscreen, benches, cows etc to background with a boxing match being held on the square and a small crowd of supporters cheering. Signed Sillince and dated 6th September in pencil to top corner. The cartoon measures 11"x15". Excellent image. Sold with a copy of the printed page taken from Punch. G
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
William Sillance was a regular contributor to Punch and other magazines from the mid 1930's and became art editor in 1937 and was best known as a war-time cartoon artist and retained that position until the early 1950's. He continued to contribute to Punch until his death in 1974. His work features in numerous public collections
Lot 764:
Lot 764
'Sir Leonard Hutton. Yorkshire County Cricket Club & England'. A fine original miniature cameo portrait in watercolour on ivorine of Hutton by the renowned miniaturist, Sydney Shorthouse (Royal Society of Miniature Painters). Hutton is depicted head and shoulders wearing cricket attire and Yorkshire sweater, with England 'three lions' and Yorkshire rose emblems to either side. Previously exhibited at the Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers exhibition held at The Westminster Gallery, London, 13th-28th November 1992, in which seven pieces of Shorthouse's work were exhibited, of which this portrait of Hutton was the only cricketer. According to the exhibition catalogue, it was described as 'Not for sale' but estimated at £850. A similar original portrait by Shorthouse of Harold Larwood sold for £2,000 in Nottingham in the auction to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Nottinghamshire C.C.C. in May 1988. The painting is housed in a 24ct gold plated oval frame 3.75"x3", and presented in a hand-crafted display case with 'RMS' emblem to lid. Sold with a facsimile copy of the catalogue entry and original typed biography. Very good condition
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: unsold
Sydney Shorthouse HS, MAA, RMS was born in Leicester. After serving as a Royal Air Force pilot in the Second World War, he worked as a designer for the Gas Board and took up miniature painting on his retirement in 1983. He became Vice President of the Royal Miniature Society, a Council Member of the Hilliard Society and a Council member of the Miniature Artists of America. He was also a member of the Miniature Arts Society of Florida and exhibited there and in Washington D.C. for a number of years winnings several awards. His work has sold in Australia, Germany, France and Denmark. Shorthouse died in 2009
Lot 765:
Lot 765
Hedley Verity. Yorkshire & England 1930-1939. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Verity, head and shoulders in M.C.C. touring blazer. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Signed in pencil to lower border by Tarr with dedication 'To John White with best wishes'. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. The artwork measures approx. 6.5"x7.5" in mount with signature in pencil of Verity on piece laid down to lower mount border. Framed and glazed overall 9.5"x11.5". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 766:
Lot 766
Norman Walter Dransfield Yardley. Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1935-1955. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Yardley, head and shoulders in pale blue blazer. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Signed in pencil to lower border by Tarr with dedication 'To John White with best wishes'. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. The artwork measures approx. 6.5"x7.5" in mount with signature in ink of Yardley on piece laid down to lower mount border. Framed and glazed overall 9.5"x11.5". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 767:
Lot 767
William Eric Bowes. Yorkshire & England 1929-1947. Original colour artwork by Mike Tarr of Bowes, head and shoulders in dark blue blazer and Yorkshire sweater. Tarr's monogram 'T' to lower right corner. Signed in pencil to lower border by Tarr with dedication 'To John White with best wishes'. Produced by Tarr for trade cards in the 1990s. The artwork measures approx. 6.5"x7.5" in mount with signature in ink of Bowes on piece laid down to lower mount border. Framed and glazed overall 9.5"x11.5". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £75
Lot 768:
Lot 768
Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Pen and ink caricature of Rhodes, head and shoulders wearing a Yorkshire cap, by artist Louis Ollier. Nicely signed in ink by Rhodes. 5.5"x8". Mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 9.25"x12". Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 769:
Lot 769
M.C.C. Tour of Australia 1946/47. Large amusing original pen and ink caricature/ cartoon artwork, by artist Roy Ullyett, depicting Norman Yardley in cricket whites holding up in his hands a miniaturised Don Bradman wearing batting attire and wearing Australian cap holding his bat aloft, the bat has his last score '49' inscribed to the blade. The caption reads 'What Happens now - Do I keep him?' and below 'Yardley gets Bradman's wicket for the third time in these Tests'. Nicely signed in black ink by Ullyett. An excellent image with good depictions of Yardley and Bradman. The artwork drawn on artists 'Bristol Board' and nicely signed by artist Ullyett to lower border. The artwork measures 9"x14.25", attractively mounted, framed and glazed, overall 14.5"x20.5". A much reduced size printed cartoon which was published in the newspaper is attached to the back of the frame. An image depicting the two players who were destined to meet as Captains of England and Australia in the iconic 1948 Ashes series in England. Light horizontal creasing to the artists board, odd minor marks otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £380
In the 1946/47 Test series, Yardley took the wicket of Bradman in three successive Test innings. In the second Test at Sydney, and in Australia's only innings, Bradman was LBW to Yardley for 234, In the 3rd Test at Melbourne, Bradman was bowled by Yardley for 79 in the first innings and was out caught and bowled to Yardley for 49 in the second.

Roy Ullyett was a cartoonist who was born in 1914 in Leytonstone and his career spanned 70 years and some 25,000 cartoons. He worked for the London Evening Star newspaper until after the war and joined the Daily Express newspaper in 1953 and worked for them for many years. He died in October 2001, aged 87. This artwork, therefore, was probably produced for the London Evening Star.
Lot 770:
Lot 770
W.G. Grace. Original hand painted miniature oval cameo of Grace, head and shoulders wearing M.C.C. cap. Artist's monogram 'cb'[?] to right hand side. Set in oval gold metal frame. 2.5"x3". Good condition
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 771:
Lot 771
Jack Hobbs. Original hand painted miniature oval cameo of Hobbs, head and shoulders wearing Surrey cap. Artist's monogram 'cb'[?] to left hand side. Set in oval gold metal frame. 2.5"x3". Good condition
Estimate: £70/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 772:
Lot 772
'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: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 773:
Lot 773
Australian tour of South Africa 1921/22. Thomas James Edwin Andrews. New South Wales & Australia 1912-1929. Printed pen and ink caricature of Andrews in batting pose and a head and shoulders cameo, with good original signature in ink of Andrews laid down. Drawn by artist 'Quip', D. Lefebvre, in 1921, reproduced from 'The Star' newspaper. Johannesburg. Framed and glazed, 10"x12.5". Slight ageing, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 774:
Lot 774
Australian tour of South Africa 1921/22. John Morris 'Johnny' Taylor. New South Wales & Australia 1913-1927. Printed pen and ink caricature of Taylor in batting and fielding poses, with good original signature in ink of Taylor laid down. Drawn by artist 'Quip', D. Lefebvre, in 1921, reproduced from 'The Star' newspaper. Johannesburg. Framed and glazed, 10"x12.5". Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 775:
Lot 775
Australian tour of South Africa 1921/22. Warren Bardsley. New South Wales & Australia 1903-1926. Printed pen and ink caricature of Bardsley in batting and fielding poses, with good original signature in ink of Bardsley laid down. Drawn by artist 'Quip', D. Lefebvre, in 1921, reproduced from 'The Star' newspaper. Johannesburg. Framed and glazed, 10"x12.5". Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 776:
Lot 776
Australian tour of South Africa 1921/22. William Albert Stanley 'Bertie' Oldfield. New South Wales & Australia 1919-1938. Printed pen and ink caricature of Oldfield in wicketkeeping pose, with good original signature in ink of Oldfield laid down. Drawn by artist 'Quip', D. Lefebvre, in 1921, reproduced from 'The Star' newspaper. Johannesburg. Framed and glazed, 10"x12.5". Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 777:
Lot 777
Australian tour of South Africa 1921/22. Charles George 'Charlie' Macartney. New South Wales & Australia 1905-1927. Printed pen and ink caricature of Macartney in batting and fielding poses, with good original signature in ink of Macartney laid down. Drawn by artist 'Quip', D. Lefebvre, in 1921, reproduced from 'The Star' newspaper. Johannesburg. Framed and glazed, 10"x12.5". Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 778:
Lot 778
Australian tour of South Africa 1921/22. Hunter Scott Thomas Laurie 'Stork' Hendry. New South Wales & Australia 1918-1924. Printed pen and ink caricature of Hendry in bowling poses, with good original signature in ink of Hendry laid down. Drawn by artist 'Quip', D. Lefebvre, in 1921, reproduced from 'The Star' newspaper. Johannesburg. Framed and glazed, 10"x12.5". Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 779:
Lot 779 Lot 779
Vanity Fair lithographs. A selection of Vanity Fair prints. Subjects by 'Spy' include Plum Warner, unusually signed by the artist using his real name, Leslie Ward. The print in poor condition with tears to lower portion and some staining. Other subjects by 'Spy' are 'Oxford Athletics' C.B. Fry, 'Cricketing Christianity' F.H. Gillingham, 'Kent' Lord Harris, 'Cricket' W.G. Grace, 'Bobby' Abel, 'The Croucher' G.L. Jessop, 'A Century Maker' K.L. Hutchings, 'A Flannelled Fighter' F.S. Jackson, 'Ranji', 'The Demo Bowler', F.R. Spofforth, 'Oxford Cricket' H. Philipson. By 'ALS', 'Charlie' C. Blythe. By 'Stuff', 'A Big Hitter' A.E. Stoddart (2 copies), 'Monkey' A.N. Hornby. Also a reproduction print by 'Owl', 'The Champion County' E.W. Dillon. Sold with a Chevalier Taylor print of Lord Harris. The majority of prints are laid down to board with varying degrees of trimming, and in varied condition. Qty 18
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £140
Lot 780:
Lot 780
Hon Frank Stanley Jackson, Surrey & England 1890-1907. Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Jackson. 'A Flannelled Fighter'. August 28th 1902 by Spy. Signed in ink to lower right corner by Jackson. Framed and glazed, overall approx 12"x17". Some foxing otherwise in good condition. Rarely seen in this signed form
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 781:
Lot 781 Lot 781
George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929. Original colour lithograph depicting Hirst in batting pose by Albert Chevallier Tayler 1905. The lithograph has been nicely signed by Hirst to right hand lower corner of the lithograph 'G.H. Hirst'. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 14.5"x19". Rare in this signed form. Small stain to lower right hand corner, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £100
Lot 782:
Lot 782
William Gilbert Grace. Gloucestershire & England 1865-1908. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Grace. 'Cricket'. July 9th 1877 by Spy. Odd foxing spot to outer border otherwise in good condition. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 15"x21"
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 783:
Lot 783
Lord Martin Bladen Hawke. Original Vanity Fair colour chromolithograph of Hawke. 'Yorkshire Cricket'. 24th September 1892 by Spy. Very good condition. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 15"x21". A rarer Vanity Fair image. Sold with three other Vanity Fair lithographs of George Hirst, F.S. Jackson (Yorkshire) and Gilbert Jessop (Gloucestershire). All mounted, framed and glazed. Qty 4
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £50
Lot 784:
Lot 784
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. Mounted, framed and glazed, overall 12.5"x19". VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £60
Lot 785:
Lot 785 Lot 785
'The Empire's Cricketers'. Alfred Chevallier Tayler and George William Beldam. Fine Art Society, London 1905. Complete set of forty eight original chromolithograph plates, each print with the original accompanying printed biography of the featured player, presented loose in official folio case with red cloth covers and gilt title to front. Plates and biographies checked and complete. Includes one duplicate of the C.B. Fry plate. Previously sold as lot 184 in the Vennett-Smith sale of 26th November 2013. The plates in fine order, light creasing to some biography pages. Some wear to folio case, lacking original cord tie. Rarely seen in this complete folio form
Estimate: £700/1000
Hammer price: £1000
'Empire's Cricketers' was originally published in twelve parts, each containing four plates. The cricketers are W.W. Armstrong (Australia), E.G. Arnold, G.W. Beldham, B.J.T. Bosanquet, L. Braund, C.J. Burnup, A. Cotter (A), J. Darling (A), D. Denton, R.A. Duff (A), W.H.B. Evans, H.K. Foster, R.E. Foster, C.B. Fry, W.G. Grace, S.E. Gregory (A), J. Gunn, S. Haigh, Lord Harris, Lord Hawke, T. Hayward, J.T. Hearne, H.V. Hesketh-Prichard, C. Hill (A), G.H. Hirst, A.J. Hopkins (A), J. Iremonger, G.L. Jessop, A.O. Jones, J.J. Kelly (A), J.H. King, F. Laver (A), W. Lees, A. Lilley, G. McGregor, A.C. MacLaren, H. Martyn, C.L. McLeod (A), M.A. Noble (A), P. Perrin, W. Rhodes, R.H. Spooner, F.S. Jackson, G. Thompson, V. Trumper (A), J.T. Tyldesley, P.F. Warner and Capt E. Wynyard
Lot 786:
Lot 786
'The Eleven of England selected to contend in The Great Cricket Matches of the North for the Year 1847'. Very large lithograph, heightened with colour, of the fourteen players in cricket attire with players names printed to lower border. Players include Mynn, Felix, Guy, Parr, Dean, Clarke, Hillyer, Lillywhite, Pilch etc. Drawn by N. Felix and printed by N. Ploszcyznski of Hampstead . Published by Bailey Brothers of Cornhill on 20th November 1847. Framed and glazed. Overall 31"x27". Darkening and age toning to image, some foxing spots and odd minor nick to outer borders otherwise in good condition. A famous lithograph, one of the two rare large subjects produced by Felix
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 787:
Lot 787
Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Excellent print of Rhodes in bowling action, from the original by Ernest Moore, 1923, published by Weatherells of Leeds, reproduced by Beck & Inchbold of Leeds. The print, measuring 9.25"x14", is laid down to original mount with printed titles to upper and lower margins. Framed and glazed, overall 12"x18". Minor blemishes to image, otherwise in very good condition with bright colours
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £120
Lot 788:
Lot 788
'Surrey County Cricket Club. The Oval'. Charles H. Parker 1911. Large and impressive engraving of the pavilion at the Oval featuring prominent players and officials past and present standing on pitch, sitting in the pavilion and above in the first floor of the stand. 'Painted and Published by C.H. Parker, 17 New Oxford Street. July 1911' and 'Engraved by The Reproduction Art Co Ltd'. In period frame which measure 43"x28.75". Some age toning, minor suface wear otherwise on good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 789:
Lot 789 Lot 789
George Anderson. Yorkshire 1850-1869. 'The Illustrated Sporting News' 9th July 1864. Large full page engraving of Anderson standing full length leaning on a bat at the wicket taken from an original photograph by McLean & Haes of Haymarket. Sold with another page from the newspaper dated 7th July 1866 with a similar, smaller engraving of Anderson. Some foxing to the larger image, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Anderson was a member of Parr's team that toured Australia in 1863/64
Lot 790:
Lot 790
E.P. Kinsella. Excellent collection of five large original colour prints of the boy cricketer in various guises. 'The Hope of His Side', 'The Boss', 'Good Enough for his County', 'How's That?' and 'Out First Ball'. Copyright 'E.P. Kinsella with original printed titles to lower border and in original mounts. Framed and glazed in original period frames, each 16"x21", one slightly larger. Some minor faults to images of two of the prints otherwise in good original condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £80
Lot 791:
Lot 791
Lord's Museum. A selection of colour posters advertising exhibitions in the Cricket Memorial Gallery at Lord's Cricket Ground. They include England v Australia 100 Years of Test Matches, M.C.C. 1787-1987 Bicentenary Exhibition (five copies), M.C.C. Bicentenary Auction 1987. Also publicity posters for the I.C.C. World Cup 1999, 'Australian Test Cricketers 1877-1990 etc. Various sizes from 15"x18" the smallest. Qty 12. Some faults, nicks to edges, folds, wrinkling to some posters otherwise in generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 792:
Lot 792 Lot 792
John Corbett Anderson lithographs. Four original lithographs by Corbett Anderson. Subjects include the rarer W. Mortlock published by F. Lillywhite, printed by Stannard & Dixon. Also Joseph Guy, 'Sketches at Lord's No. 11', 'Hillyer' printed by Hullmandel & Walton, and 'Bickley. Bowler' printed by Stannard & Dixon. All prints laid to boards and trimmed. Various sizes, 9"x14" and smaller. Varied condition with ageing and some staining
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £240
Lot 793:
Lot 793
'World Series Cricket' 1977/78. Five original advertising cards produced for the series played in Australia each depicting a caricature of a player wearing WSC sweaters or shirts, by Bedford Flanagan. Produced by Amadomus Ltd for World Series Cricket. Players featured are Dennis Lillee, Tony Greig, Max Walker, David Hookes and Clive Lloyd. Facsimile signatures. Also a WSC souvenir pack of player information cards in plastic cassette. Cassette cracked, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 794:
Lot 794
'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 406/850. Also signed by the artist Fearnley. Published in 1980. Sold with original certificate of authentication for the print. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed, 28"x24.5" overall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 795:
Lot 795
'England Captains 1930 to 2001'. 'The Lord's Pavilion'. Colour print from the original watercolour by David Gentleman, 1986. Signed to all four borders of the image by twenty nine of the thirty eight Captains of England in the period 1930 to 2001. Signatures are Wyatt, Cranston, Mann, Carr, Sheppard, May, Cowdrey, Dexter, Smith, Close, Graveney, Illingworth, Lewis, Denness, Edrich, Greig, Brearley, Boycott, Botham, Fletcher, Willis, Gower, Gatting, Emburey, Cowdrey, Gooch, Lamb, Stewart and Atherton. Attractively mounted, framed and glazed. Overall 22.5"x19.5". G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £55
Lot 796:
Lot 796 Lot 796
Don Bradman. A colour print taken from the original of Bradman walking out to bat, boldly signed by Bradman. 8.25"x11.75". Sold with a print of Bradman batting from an original watercolour by Simon Painter, signed to the lower border in pencil by the artist. Limited edition no. 14/100. 12"x15". Qty 2. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 797:
Lot 797 Lot 797 Lot 797
Cricket engravings. An early original hand coloured engraving, 'Folkestone. Kent' from an original watercolour by J.M.W. Turner of a scene of smugglers(?) burying their booty on the cliff top, a cricket match in progress on the sea front in the background. Engraved by Robert Wallis, 1825. Published by J&A Arch, Cornhill and dated 24th February 1826. 12"x9". Sold with two other engravings, one of Petworth House, Sussex inscribed in pencil to lower mount border 'Where the [M.C.C. collection] paintings were stored after the Air Raid (1914-18)', and an engraving of Sheffield Place, Sussex, seat of Lord Sheffield. Qty 3. Foxing and some ageing, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £140
Lot 798:
Ian Botham. Two limited edition prints of Botham. One colour print by John Hurst signed by Botham and the artist, no. 602/1000. The other of Botham when playing for Worcestershire, by David Byrne, signed by Byrne, no. 45/500. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 799:
Warwickshire C.C.C. 1993-1994. Colour print of Lara hitting the boundary for his record 501no, Warwickshire v Durham 1994, by Craig Campbell. Signed in pencil to the lower border by ten members of the Warwickshire team, lacking the signature of Lara. Sold with a poster produced by The Birmingham Post & Mail relating to Lara's record Test score of 375 and the 501. Also a colour print for 'Warwickshire NatWest Trophy Winners 1993', limited edition no. 90/332. Qty 3. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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