Herbert James Gunn

(18931964 ) - Artworks
GUNN Herbert James The Green Necklace

Bonhams /Apr 15, 2014
8,469.09 - 12,098.71
45,371.25

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Sir Herbert James Gunn R.A., P.R.P., R.S.W

 

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Herbert James Gunn - Across The Tagus, Toledo

Herbert James Gunn - Across The Tagus, Toledo

Original 1914
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Lot number: 71
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Sir Herbert James Gunn, R.A. 1893-1964 ACROSS THE TAGUS, TOLEDO signed and dated l.r.: Herbert Gunn 1914 oil on canvasboard 25 by 35.5cm., 10 by 14in. Read Condition Report Read Condition Report Register or Log-in to view condition report Saleroom Notice Provenance Richard Green Gallery, London, 1989; Private collection, London Exhibited London, Richard Green, British Paintings 1880-1940, February 1990, no.45, illustrated
Herbert James Gunn - Les Pêcheurs

Herbert James Gunn - Les Pêcheurs

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Lot number: 133
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Sir Herbert James Gunn RA PRP RSW (British, 1893-1964) Les Pêcheurs signed 'Herbert Gunn' (lower left) oil on canvasboard 45.5 x 35.5cm (17 15/16 x 14in). Footnotes Provenance Sale, Christie's London, 11 June 1982, lot 171, property of V. Hamnett Private collection, Australia Exhibited (possibly) Southport, 1933
Herbert James Gunn - St. Ives

Herbert James Gunn - St. Ives

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Lot number: 158
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Lyon & Tunrbull, Edinburgh, 28 November 2006, lot 106; Ewan Mundy Fine Art, Glasgow, January 2007 Sir Herbert James Gunn, R.A. 1893-1964 ST. IVES signed l.l.: H.James Gunn. oil on canvas 35.5 by 46cm., 14 by 18in. Original canvas. The work undulates slightly in the upper corners and there is a minor protrusion by the right hand child along lower edge. Some light surface dirt otherwise the work appears in good overall condition. Ultraviolet light reveals no apparent signs of retouching. Held in a gilt composite frame.
Herbert James Gunn - The Green Necklace

Herbert James Gunn - The Green Necklace

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Lot number: 8
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Sir Herbert James Gunn RA PRP RSW (British, 1893-1964) The Green Necklace signed 'HJ Gunn' (upper left) oil on canvas 45.5 x 60 cm. (17 15/16 x 23 5/8 in.) Footnotes PROVENANCE: From the Estate of the late Professors Sir Kenneth and Lady Noreen Murray sold to benefit The Darwin Trust of Edinburgh Sir (Herbert) James Gunn, like his predecessor Sir John Lavery, was raised in Glasgow and went on to become one of the principal 'society portraitists' of his time. James was the ninth of ten children and his father Richard, a tailor, acknowledged his son's talent (recognised by artist and family friend Brownlie Docharty) sufficiently to take James to London and engineer an introduction to Sir Edward Poynter, President of the RA. This meeting, at Poynter's impressive home in Holland Park, went well and Gunn returned to Edinburgh to train, before heading to Paris in the time-honoured tradition of a 'Glasgow Boy'. His sitters included the most senior politicians, military figures, royals and artists of the day, and his Conversation Piece , exhibited in 1932 and featuring Hilaire Belloc, GK Chesterton and Maurice Baring, became a national triumph. Gunn's work is elegant and succinct yet his 'direct painting' method was notably singular. He memorably said "I just bash it on", working quickly to lay individual brushstrokes across the canvas in a single layer, without underpainting.
Herbert James Gunn - Friends

Herbert James Gunn - Friends

Original 1909
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Lot number: 748
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Lot Description Sir Herbert James Gunn, R.A. (1893-1964) Friends signed and dated 'HERBERT GUNN./09' (lower left) oil on canvas 36 x 24 in. (91.4 x 61 cm.) Special Notice Artist's Resale Right ("droit de Suite"). If the Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer also agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent. Lot Condition Report I confirm that I have read this Important Notice and agree to its terms. View Condition Report Provenance Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 15 May 1985, lot 14. Related Features The Best of London – The Top 10 lots from The London Sale [ Article ]
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