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Since 1763 the name 'Russborough' has been synonymous with collecting and dealing in fine art. In the closing decades of the last century the historic town of Port Hope has become home to Lord Russborough's Annex, which specialises in an individual mix of antique maps, paintings and prints.
While Lord Russborough's Annex features a great many works of museum calibre, we also offer a wonderful selection of prints priced at under $100.

An extract of our paintings currently available:

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Coromandel a
Coromandel B

H ?
 British School
1836

COROMANDEL A 
COROMANDEL B

Pair of watercolours on paper. One signed indistinctly with the letter 'H'  (Bottom left). glazed, gilt liner, period gilt-wood and gesso frame.

Each 9 x 13 1/4" (22.7 x 33.7 cm.) Frame: 16 x 20 1/4"
Ref. 599a&b RI 54a&b/RLNea/da.ands> DGNN pr
PRICE CODE  F
This fine pair of watercolours depict a three-decker sailing-ship, the barque 'Coromandel' in mountainous seas. Enroute in January 1836, the ship was almost overwhelmed when caught in a hurricane.
 

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Hannaford st Michaels mt

CHARLES  E. HANNAFORD. RBA

British 1865-1955

St. Michaels Mount, Cornwall.

Watercolours on paper. Signed ‘Hannaford’ (Bottom Left)  gilt liner, glazed, gilt-wood frame.
 13 ½  x 20 ½"    (34.3 x 52.1 cm.) Frame: 20 x 27"

Ref. 424 NM1/DENN/o.andr > ALNN

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hubert dolphins

Hubert John PEPPER

British
1928- 1995
Three dolphins porpoising

Watercolours on paper, Signed and dated Hubert Pepper'76 (bottom Right) double matted, glazed ,silver wood frame.
9 x 13" (22.9 x 33 cm.) Frame:15 x 19 3/4"

478 30 Ref. TB9 /DAL/ o.andg >GAL

Depicted are three short beaked common dolphins playfully porpoising in coastal waters. Pepper has caught the movement well in this watercolour.

Williams Coastal Marine

Harry J. WILLIAMS
 British
ƒl.1854 -1877

Coastal marine at low tide with Welsh border castle

Watercolours on paper, Signed & Dated 'Harry J. Williams 1873' (Bottom Left)  also Monogram (bottom Right) double matted  gilt-wood frame
  6 x 12" (15.2 x35 cm.)  Frame 12 ¾  x 18 ¾"

Ref. 528 JR8(129)/DVL/ s.andv> ENN

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Law Staithes fleet

David LAW
     R.S.W.
     
British
    1831-1901

Fishing Fleet off Staithes, North Yorkshire.

Signed (Bottom Left) French lines and wash panel, matted, glazed, natural wood frame.

13 ¼ x 20" (33.7 x 55.8 cm.) Frame 19 x 25 ¼ ”
Ref. 561 GH46 (140)/AAL/ dd.ands >GLN PRICE CODE C
This is a finely detailed watercolour of the inshore fishing fleet laid up at low tide at the precipitously located Cleveland way, north Yorkshire, village of Staithes. As can be glimpsed from the defensive tidal walls, the beach is only accessible by ladder in parts. The steep streets of the village has changed little since Captn. Cook explored it as a boy. Law has caught the sense of isolation well in this fine painting.
Mitchell HMS Shah

William Frederick
 MITCHELL
 British
1845 -1914

HMS. SHAH

Watercolours on paper. Signed dated 1814 (Bottom Right). Numbered 1374, glazed, gilt liner, period gilt-wood and gesso frame.


9 1/4 x 14 1/4" (23.5 x 36.2 cm.) Frame: 17 x 22"
Ref. 598 RI 548/ELN/da.ands> SNN   PRICE CODE  D
The ship is depicted under full sail, angled close reach, to take advantage of the wind, a cutter and a steam vessel are seen against the horizon. Shah fired the first torpedo to be used in anger.she was wrecked off Bermuda in 1926. Sold for scrap, her iron masts were fitted as replacement for HMS Victory’s in 1887.

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Dawson Rye pier

Nelson Ethelred DAWSON
 ARWS. RBA. RE. 
British
1859 - 1941
Bystanders on the pier overlooking Rye Harbour 1892

Signed with monogram and initials. Dated 1892 (bottom right).

9 5/8 x 14 1/4" (24.4 x 36.2 cm.)  matted, glazed ornate gilt-wood and gesso frame 13 x 17 1/2"
Ref.613 RI 603 /DNNN/ d.ando >DOOL    PRICE CODE F

This charming and finely executed watercolour depicts bystanders and spectators on the pier wall overlooking Rye Harbour, Sussex.



Aldridge Schoner

Attributed to
 Frederick James  
ALDRIDGE
 British
1850 -1933

Schooner beating off-shore

Watercolours on paper.  double matted, glazed, gilt-wood frame.

6 1/4 x 9 5/8" (15.9 x 24.5 cm.) Frame: 13 x 15 1/2"    Ref. 600 RI 550/RLN/da.ands> VNN   PRICE CODE  C
Depicted is a schooner running hard on the wind as it beats off precipitous coastline, a small harbour is just visible in the background.
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Owen Figures on a pier

 

 

Samuel 
OWEN
 British
1768/9 -1857

 Figures on a pier watching a schooner

Watercolours on paper. Indistinctly signed (Bottom Left), double matted, glazed, gilt-wood frame.

4 5/8 x 6 ¾" (15.2 x 17.2 cm.) Frame: 11 ¼ x 12 ¾"
Ref. 601 RI 551/ALN/da.ands > ESL   PRICE CODE  C
Four figures on a wooden pier watch a schooner sailing hard on the wind.  A brig may be seen on the horizon. 
Callow Geo lifeboat

George Dodgson
 CALLOW
 British 
1829 - 1875
Towing a lifeboat to vessel in the Scroby Sands

 Watercolours on paper Signed, dated [18]40 and titled (bottom right). French lines & wash panel matted, glazed, gilt-wood frame.

14 ¼ x 19” (36.2 x 48.3 cm.)  23 ½ x 30"
Ref.612 RI 602 /DNNN/ d.ando >DOOL    PRICE CODE F
 Courageous and gallant volunteer lifeboat men in an oared open lifeboat are depicted being towed by a steam paddle tug to the aid of a barque in distress and those in peril on the Scroby sands off Norfolk. The tug has a hawser attached to the lifeboat to aid its safe passage amid the mountainous storm-tossed waves.
Anon_sussex_coast

ANONYMOUS

British. School 1st quarter 20th Century

[Along the Sussex coast near Seaforth]

Watercolour. French lines & wash panel, fillet, Giltwood & plaster frame.


51/2 x 101/2"(14 x 26.7 cm.) Frame 15 x 191/4"
Ref.LRA pict 47 /ALE/lnd > EOL
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TBHardy flamborough head

 

Thomas Bush
HARDY

British 1842-1897

Flamborough Head, Yorkshire

Watercolours on paper, Signed T.B. Hardy ix 91(bottom left) and titled glazed, heavy gilt-wood period frame.

13 ½  x 20 ½"   (34.3 x 52.1 cm.) 
Frame:  22 ¾ x 29 ¾"
76 Ref DW 12/RAL/ v.anda > OOL    Sold D
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Riley St Malo sm

WILLIAM EDWARD RILEY
RBA

British 1852-1937

[Le Grande Baie du St. Malo, France]

Signed, (Bottom Left) Watercolour, Period giltwood & plaster frame, glazed.
9 3/4 x 113/4" (24.5 x 35 cm.) Frame 161/2" x 20 3/4"
Ref.RI.299/DDNN /dand > AANN
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Lucas Thompson Langstone

attributed to LUCAS THOMPSON

English School third quarter of 19th century

[Low Tide at Langstone]

Watercolours. Double matted, glazed, giltwood frame.

9 1/4 x 131/4" (23.2 x 33.7 cm.) Frame 191/4 x 221/2"
Ref. LRA/ptg258/60/ANN/S.anne>GNN
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