The Welsh Sale

Sat 21 March 2020, 10:30 AM - Cardiff Saleroom, South Wales

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  • Lot 140

    Lot 140

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (56/150) print - figure walking on snowy lane with nearby cottage, signed with initials, 47 x 57cms ¦Provenance: with original receipt from the Albany Gallery, Cardiff and exhibition catalogue dated 2006

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    Lot 140

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £410.00

  • Lot 141

    Lot 141

    JOHN ELWYN limited edition (255/300) colour lithograph - beach scene, entitled `Laugharne Estuary from Dylan Thomas` Writing Shed`, signed and dated 1988, 38 x 55cms

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    Lot 141

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £400.00

  • Lot 142

    Lot 142

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA fine limited edition (112/150) woodcut - `Huw Dic`, a mole catcher from Beddgelert, signed with initials, 63 x 33cms

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    Lot 142

    Guide price
    £350 - £450

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 143

    Lot 143

    CERI RICHARDS colour lithograph (limited to 100) - figures, entitled `Costers Dancing`, signed and dated October `52, 48 x 61cms

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    Lot 143

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £340.00

  • Lot 144

    Lot 144

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (27/150) print - farmer and sheepdog on mountain summit, signed fully in pencil, 56 x 42cms

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    Lot 144

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 145

    Lot 145

    PAUL PETER PIECH coloured linocut / print - a quotation by Eisenhower and War graphic, signed and dated 1982 and with his own personal blind stamp, 43 x 62cms

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    Lot 145

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 146

    Lot 146

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (206/750) print - hunched figure, entitled `Farmer at Funeral`, signed fully in pencil, 56 x 33cms

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    Lot 146

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £210.00

  • Lot 147

    Lot 147

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA linocut - prowling sheep dog, signed fully in pencil, 24 x 36cms

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    Lot 147

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £220.00

  • Lot 148

    Lot 148

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA linocut - Venice with buildings and boats, signed fully in pencil, 28 x 32cms

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    Lot 148

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £440.00

  • Lot 149

    Lot 149

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (4/75) print - Mott the sheepdog, signed fully in pencil, 28 x 46cms

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    Lot 149

    Guide price
    £400 - £600

    Hammer price £600.00

  • Lot 150

    Lot 150

    DAVID CARPANINI artist`s proof etching - South Wales Valley street scene, entitled in pencil to the margin `Gathering Storm, Nant-y-Moel`, signed fully in pencil, 51 x 65cms

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    Lot 150

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 151

    Lot 151

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (13/75) colour print - old upland dwelling with dry stone walls under sunset, signed fully in pencil, 36 x 51cms

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    Lot 151

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £270.00

  • Lot 152

    Lot 152

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (12/75) colour print - sunset over Snowdonia mountain range, signed fully in pencil, 35 x 52cms

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    Lot 152

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 153

    Lot 153

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA colour artist proof print - hill farmer appearing over mountainside with Snowdonia range behind in stormy skies, signed fully in pencil, 59 x 57cms

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    Lot 153

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £290.00

  • Lot 154

    Lot 154

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (40/50) lithograph - entitled `The Flowering Skull` from `The Dylan Thomas Suite`, signed and dated 1965, 59 x 81cms

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    Lot 154

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £280.00

  • Lot 155

    Lot 155

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA artist proof (II/XV) print - farmer and sheep dog on mountainside, signed fully in pencil, 56 x 43cms

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    Lot 155

    Guide price
    £250 - £350

    Hammer price £490.00

  • Lot 156

    Lot 156

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA colour artist proof print - full standing portrait of Hugh Rowlands with stick, signed fully in pencil, 67 x 50cms¦Condition Report: slight blemish in margin

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    Lot 156

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £440.00

  • Lot 157

    Lot 157

    PETER NICHOLAS (1934 - 2015) limited edition (56/150) mono print - from a drawing for the artist`s Ivor Novello sculpture, signed in pencil and dated 28.02.07, 70 x 53.5cms

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    Lot 157

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 158

    Lot 158

    CERI RICHARDS one of twelve limited edition (27/50) lithographs - for Six Poems by Dylan Thomas, entitled `And Death Shall Have No Dominion`, signed and dated 1965, 58 x 80cms

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    Lot 158

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £440.00

  • Lot 159

    Lot 159

    CERI RICHARDS artist`s proof screenprint - entitled `Jardin Sous La Pluie`, signed and dated 1967, Kelpra Studio stamp verso, on wove paper, 67 x 64cms

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    Lot 159

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 160

    Lot 160

    CERI RICHARDS limited edition (21/50) lithograph - entitled `Green Metaphor` from `Twelve Lithographs for Six Poems by Dylan Thomas`, Curwen Press, signed in pencil and dated 1965, 80 x 57cms¦Condition Report: discolouration with age

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    Lot 160

    Guide price
    £300 - £400

    Hammer price £300.00

  • Lot 161

    Lot 161

    PAUL PETER PIECH coloured linocut / print - illustration of a bird, entitled `Freedom: A Poem by Carolyn`, pencil signed and dated 1987, 64 x 45cms

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    Lot 161

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 162

    Lot 162

    SUE SHIELDS framed poster - for the poem `Hon` by T H Parry-Williams, printed by Gwasg Gomer, Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru, 76 x 50cms¦Provenance: from the estate of the late Roy Bohana MBE, musician and composer

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    Lot 162

    Guide price
    £50 - £80

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 163

    Lot 163

    TWO DYLAN THOMAS ADVERTISING POSTERS colour printed - for `To Begin at the Beginning` and for new publications by Everyman, 58 x 40cms

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    Lot 163

    Guide price
    £40 - £70

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 164

    Lot 164

    MERLYN EVANS etching - figures, entitled `Tragic Group` dated 1949/50, 60 x 70cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: this haunting image portrays hungry and cold Finnish refugees weeping together after being displaced at the start of World War II

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    Lot 164

    Guide price
    £600 - £900

    Hammer price £950.00

  • Lot 165

    Lot 165

    MERLYN EVANS etching and aquatint - two opposing cynically grinning figures, entitled verso `The Chess Players 1951`, 45 x 45cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: the image was influenced by the scene of Molotov and Ribbentrop, the Foreign Ministers of Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, enduring the act of raising a glass together at The Kremlin during the signing of the Soviet-Nazi Non-Aggression Pact of 1939, shortly before the outbreak of war

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    Lot 165

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £550.00

  • Lot 166

    Lot 166

    CERI AUCKLAND DAVIES limited edition (37/250) print - entitled `Llangrannog Sunset`, signed in pencil, 47 x 49cms

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    Lot 166

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 167

    Lot 167

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA limited edition (108/250) print - moonlit Anglesey church, signed in full, 23 x 26cms

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    Lot 167

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £380.00

  • Lot 168

    Lot 168

    JOHN STOPS linocut (3/4) - Pembrokeshire farm buildings and barn, entitled `Treleddyd Fawr V`, signed and dated 1978, 21 x 37cms

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    Lot 168

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £150.00

  • Lot 169

    Lot 169

    DAVID CARPANINI limited edition (2/10) etching - portrait of Sir Kyffin Williams RA working en plein air, signed, 42 x 33cms

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    Lot 169

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £80.00

  • Lot 170

    Lot 170

    VARIOUS Welsh topographical prints and ephemera - including `Hafod - Meadow Below the Flower Garden` and `View in Cwm Lydol`, two rare aquatints prints from a folio suite of engravings, `Fifteen views illustrative of a tour to Hafod in Cardiganshire, the seat of Thomas Johnes Esq, MP` by J. E. Smith. 1810 and a large coloured aquatint in heavy gilt frame by Walmsley, engraved by Jukes 1794 etc¦¦

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    Lot 170

    Guide price
    £80 - £120

    Hammer price £100.00

  • Lot 171

    Lot 171

    JOHN DEAKIN sepia photographic poster - for The Twentieth Anniversary of The Poet`s Death (Dylan Thomas), entitled `Welsh Dylan`, the exhibition was at the Glynn Vivian art gallery in Swansea, 22 December 1973 - 12 January 1974, funded by the Welsh Arts Council, this information with the Welsh translation on the poster, 75 x 49cms

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    Lot 171

    Guide price
    £100 - £200

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 172

    Lot 172

    SPRAGUE & CO rare ink-photo plate - standing portraits of Dr William Price of Llantrisant and another of his wife with their son Jesus Christ, Welsh verse and hieroglyphics, 49 x 37cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: film actor Robert Downey Jr recently used Dr Price as his inspiration for the character Dr Doolittle¦Condition Report: small tear and hole

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    Lot 172

    Guide price
    £40 - £60

    Hammer price £50.00

  • Lot 173

    Lot 173

    A J LAVENDER etching - Swansea Grammar School and gardens, title to mount and dated 1936, signed, 22 x 38cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: Mr Lavender was a former art teacher at the school and former pupil Dylan Thomas mentions him in a letter, identifying him as the artist of a drawing that appeared in a 1930 issue of the school magazine, edited by Thomas

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    Lot 173

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £90.00

  • Lot 174

    Lot 174

    J W HARDING & CO circa 1940/50s coloured motoring map with surrounding adverts - twelve local adverts from the period including Eddie Stephens Motors, 75 x 57cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: Eddie Stephens was one of Wales` most famous motorcycle racers

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    Lot 174

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 175

    Lot 175

    JOSEF HERMAN RA series of lithographs - from the poems by Catullus (eight prints in total, framed as one) each individually signed, 61 x 89.5cms¦Provenance: from the estate of the late Roy Bohana MBE, musician and composer

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    Lot 175

    Guide price
    £500 - £700

    Hammer price £800.00

  • Lot 176

    Lot 176

    GEORGE WYLIE FAIRLEY two colour printed greeting cards - a single monochrome figure carrying kindle and inscribed `...a poor man came in sight, gathering winter fuel`, from the lyrics of `Good King Wenceslas`, and study of leaves, inscriptions to the back of cards noted verso `To Vernon and Gwen With Best Wishes From George and Mary` and `Best Wishes for a Happy Xmas from George and Mary Fairley` with Swansea address, 18 x 11cms and 18 x 9cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: George Fairley taught at Swansea College of Art in the 1930s and was friendly with the `Kardomah Gang` including Dylan Thomas and Vernon Watkins (Vernon and Gwen)¦Condition Report: light damage to left-hand print with figure

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    Lot 176

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 177

    Lot 177

    DAVID JONES colour print - Christmas card for Faber & Faber 1961, with coloured calligraphy verso, 24 x 18cms¦Condition Report: discolouration with age

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    Lot 177

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £160.00

  • Lot 178

    Lot 178

    GERALD SCARFE limited edition (34/100) colour print - cartoon of Dylan Thomas standing with cigarette and drink, signed, 29 x 19.5cms

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    Lot 178

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 179

    Lot 179

    LLEWELLYN E MORGAN black and white still photograph - portrait of Josef Herman, entitled verso `Herman`s First Day Underground, August 1944`, 23 x 30cms

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    Lot 179

    Guide price
    £200 - £250

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 180

    Lot 180

    GLENYS COUR three handmade greeting card prints, framed together - semi-abstract form, each addressed to Vernon Watkins, 19 x 13cms, 12 x 20cms and 19 x 12cms

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    Lot 180

    Guide price
    £70 - £100

    Hammer price £70.00

  • Lot 181

    Lot 181

    WITHDRAWN S HAUS (?) limited edition (15/50) woodcut - panoramic view of Swansea Town and Bay, entitled `Lovely Swansea`, indistinctly signed and dated `05, 26 x 62cms

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    Lot 181

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 182

    Lot 182

    PETER STREVENS three monoprints including two triptychs - Italian scenes with titles in pencil, signed, various sizes

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    Lot 182

    Guide price
    £200 - £300

    Hammer price £170.00

  • Lot 183

    Lot 183

    MERLYN EVANS etching - group of figures, entitled verso `The Miners 1946`, 37 x 45cms

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    Lot 183

    Guide price
    £400 - £700

    Hammer price £360.00

  • Lot 184

    Lot 184

    MERLYN EVANS etching and aquatint - entitled `Women in Interior 1946`, 37 x 38cms

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    Lot 184

    Guide price
    £300 - £500

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 185

    Lot 185

    ARTHUR CHARLTON non-inscribed artist`s proof lithograph - Mumbles lighthouse and pier, circa 1980-82, 44 x 60cm¦Auctioneer`s Note: part of series of prints produced by the artist of Swansea Bay and The Gower Peninsula¦Provenance: from the Charlton family

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    Lot 185

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 186

    Lot 186

    ARTHUR CHARLTON non-inscribed artist`s proof lithograph - Mumbles at low-tide, circa 1980-82, 40 x 55cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: part of series of prints produced by the artist of Swansea Bay and The Gower Peninsula¦Provenance: from the Charlton family

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    Lot 186

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £140.00

  • Lot 187

    Lot 187

    ARTHUR CHARLTON lithograph - lame mule and cart, signed, 20 x 27cms¦Auctioneer`s Note: the artist was a WW2 prisoner of war from 1943-45 and recorded his experiences of camp life in a series of drawings now in the permanent collection of the Imperial War Museum. This print was created in 1950 and was inspired by a 1943 drawing he made of the cook-house mule used by Italian guards at the POW camp in Bari, Italy¦Provenance: from the Charlton family

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    Lot 187

    Guide price
    £150 - £250

    Hammer price £0.00

  • Lot 188

    Lot 188

    ARTHUR CHARLTON lithograph - waves, 42 x 57cms¦Provenance: from the Charlton family

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    Lot 188

    Guide price
    £100 - £150

    Hammer price £180.00

  • Lot 189

    Lot 189

    SIR KYFFIN WILLIAMS RA two handwritten Christmas greetings - one framed together with a print of wild ponies, 46 x 34cms (incl. frame) the other with a print of a standing farmer, 35 x 43cms (incl. frame)

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    Lot 189

    Guide price
    £150 - £200

    Hammer price £110.00