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411AR* Knight (Dame Laura, 1877-1970). The Rehearsal: Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies and Barry Jackson, circa 1920-1925, black charcoal on heavy cream wove paper, signed with initials and inscribed ‘Barry V J & Gwen’ lower left, 242 x 350mm (9.5 x 13.75ins) mount aperture, period oak frame, glazed Provenance: Private collection, Bedfordshire. The scene appears to depict a rehersal by the theatre director Sir Barry Vincent Jackson, and the famous stage actress Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, most likely at Birmingham Repertory Theatre where Laura Knight regularly sketched from the 1920s onwards. (1) £400-600

412* Ling (Kam Cheong, 1911-1991). Hong Kong Street Scene, watercolour on paper, signed lower right, 35 x 50cm (14 x 19.75ins) mount aperture, framed and glazed (1)

£300-500

413* Maclagan (Dorothea Frances, 1895-1982). Group of musical putti, 1922, oil on canvas, with a further oil portrait of a bearded gentleman to reverse, inscribed in chalk capitals to reverse ‘Blake Annual Exam 1922’, apparently unsigned, stretcher inscribed with artist’s name in a later hand, 430 x 605mm (17 x 23.8ins), framed and glazed, together with a smaller oil on canvas by the same artist, entitled ‘Dawn’, 305 x 225mm (12 x 8.75ins), framed with artist’s handwritten label to verso (2)

Lot 414

£200-300

414* Michie (James Coutts, 1861-1919). Girl with rabbit, oil on panel, showing a girl seated in a yard wearing a conical hat and feeding a large lop-eared rabbit, vertical crack, signed lower left, 26 x 18cm (10.25 x 7.25ins), gilt moulded frame James Coutts Michie was a Scottish painter who specialised in landscapes and portraits. He studied at the Trustee Academy in Edinburgh, and later in Paris. He travelled widely on the continent and in North Africa before settling in England around 1893. He became an Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy. (1) £500-800

Lot 415

415* Middle East. View of a walled city, Middle East, early 20th century, gouache on paper in antique style, depicting figures arriving near a Middle Eastern walled city with minarets and domes, unsigned, sheet size 245 x 330mm (9.75 x 13ins), framed and glazed (1)

£70-100

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Fine Art, Antiques & Photography | Thursday 6 October 2016 - High Res