Walford Graham Robertson

(18671948 ) - Artworks
ROBERTSON Walford Graham A Tranquil Mountainous River Landscape

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Walford Graham Robertson - Portrait Of Sarah Bernhardt In La Tosca

Walford Graham Robertson - Portrait Of Sarah Bernhardt In La Tosca

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Lot number: 756
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Sotheby's, London, 13 March 1980, lot 28 756 Walford Graham Robertson 1867 - 1948 PORTRAIT OF SARAH BERNHARDT IN LA TOSCA signed W. Graham Robertson (lower left) and inscribed La Tosca (lower centre) watercolour with pen and ink 26 by 13.5cm., 10¼ by 5¼in. Estimate 300 - 500 GBP Print The sheet appears to be sound. Possibly some signs of foxing otherwise in good overall condition. Held in a cream coloured moulded frame under glass; unexamined out of frame.
Walford Graham Robertson - Portrait Of A Young Chorister

Walford Graham Robertson - Portrait Of A Young Chorister

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Lot number: 135
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Walford Graham Robertspn (London 1866-1948 Surrey) Portrait of a young chorister, holding a hymnal, half-length signed with monogram (upper left) pencil, in the original guéraut mount 10¼ x 7? in. (26.1 x 18.3 cm.) Robertson was born into a wealthy family, who encouraged him in his artistic pursuits. He met Walter Crane and Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones among others and trained with Albert Moore. He not only established himself as a painter but also designed sets and costumes for numerous stage productions in New York and London. He knew many of the leading lights in the art and theatre world including Ellen Terry, Sarah Bernhardt, Henry Irving and Jane Morris. One of Robertson’’’’s great loves was for the work of Blake, and it was his well-informed, critical judgment on the artist that is widely credited with the great revival of Blake around his 1927 centenary. Robertson died in 1948, bequeathing a number of his collected Blake works to the Tate, the V and the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. A selection of watercolours were sold in These Rooms on 22 July 1949.
Walford Graham Robertson - 'young Buds Sleep In The Root's White Core'; Illustration To Keat's 'shed No Tear'

Walford Graham Robertson - 'young Buds Sleep In The Root's White Core'; Illustration To Keat's 'shed No Tear'

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Lot number: 96
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Walford Graham Robertson (1867-1948) 'Young buds sleep in the root's white core'; illustration to Keat's 'Shed no Tear' signed with initials 'G.R.' (lower right) in a cartouche pencil, pen and brown ink 5 x 6 5/8 in. (12.7 x 16.8 cm.) Provenance Kerrison Preston. Lot Notes Born in London and educated at Eton, Robertson studied art at South Kensington under Albert Moore. Although his wealthy background meant he did not have to earn a living as an artist, he painted throughout his life, working as an illustrator and costume designer, he also wrote several books and plays. His reminiscences, Time Was, London, 1931, contain an interesting and graphic account of the personalities of the 1890s and the rather sad bohemianism of Moore's last years. He was a much loved friend of Burne-Jones and a passionate supporter of the Pre-Raphaelites.
Walford Graham Robertson - A Tranquil Mountainous River Landscape

Walford Graham Robertson - A Tranquil Mountainous River Landscape

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Lot number: 288
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A… Walford (20th Century) British. A Tranquil Mountainous River Landscape, Oil on Canvas, Signed, 23” x 32”.
Walford Graham Robertson - Extensive Rural Landscape With Cottage

Walford Graham Robertson - Extensive Rural Landscape With Cottage

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Lot number: 620
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Walford Graham Robertson, British 1866-1948- Extensive rural landscape with cottage; oil on canvas, signed and dated 1913, 113.5x114.5cm, (unframed), (may be subject to Droit de Suite)
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