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FINE ART

Baraset House Fine Art offers a collection of Paintings spanning centuries, styles and countries. We are specialists in Old Masters paintings from the 16th to 18th century, with a focus on Important Historical Portraiture, Provenance & the History of our Sitters.
 

We offer a fine selection of 19th century works of art, Early Scottish Impressionists, Female Masterworks & Twentieth Century works, with particular focus on Exhibition History & Important Provenance.

 
 

Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann

(Danish, 1819-1881)

The Stocking-Mender, circa 1868

Of Royal Interest - from the Collection of Queen Victoria

 

Exhibited at The Berlin Academy of Arts (1868) as Stumpfstopferin where purchased by Victoria, Crown Princess of Prussia who gifted the painting to her mother, Queen Victoria, for Christmas 1868, Osborne House, Isle of Wight.

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John da Costa

(British, 1867-1931)

Portrait of Emilia Francis Strong,

Lady Dilke (1840-1904), 1895

Celebrated Author, Art Historian, Women's Rights Activist & Founder of the Women's Trade Union League

Exhibited at John da Costa: A Memorial Exhibition (1974), Leighton House , no.1.

Formerly in the collection of Womens Rights Activist Miss Gertrude Tuckwell, first female JP of London

Formerly in the Collection of the Chelsea Public Library.

 
 

John Thomas Seton

(Scottish, 1738-1806)

Self portrait

in Van Dyck dress holding a porte-crayon, circa 1775

In 1776, Seton travelled to Calcutta, where he established a flourishing practice. He received commissions to paint portraits from the upper echelons of the British East India Company in Bengal, including Warren Hastings, Lieutenant-General Sir Eyre Coote, Chief Justice Sir Roberts Chambers, surgeon Ninian Lowis, and Maratha Empire statesman Nana Fadnavis.

James Eckford Lauder, RSA

(Scottish, 1811-1869)

The Jewel Casket

scene from La Duenna, circa 1850

Exhibited at The Royal Scottish Academy (1850) no.114.

 

James Inskipp

(British, 1790-1868)

Portrait of a Maja

half-length wearing a black taffeta mantilla

trimmed with scarlet fringes

circa 1835

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Victor Joseph Chavet

(French, 1822-1906)

The Artist in his Studio

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full-length seated at an easel

with palette and brush in hand

circa 1860

Exhibited at The French Exhibition (London, 1861) no.21.

 
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William Stewart MacGeorge, RSA

(Scottish, 1861-1931)

Bark Peeling, 1889

Kirkcudbright School

Exhibited at The Royal Scottish Academy (1889) no.72

 
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William Mouncey

(Scottish, 1852-1901)

The Dark Rolling Dee, 1899

Kirkcudbright School

Exhibited at The Royal Glasgow Institute of Art (1899) no.451

Exhibited at The Carnegie Institute of Art (1899) no.162

Exhibited at The Whitechapel Gallery Exhbition (1912) no.16

William Mouncey

(Scottish, 1852-1901)

A Cool Retreat, circa 1895

Kirkcudbright School

 
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Sir Frank Brangwyn, ARA

(Welsh, 1867-1956)

After Trafalgar, 1911

Illustration for Robert Southey's Life of Nelson published by Gibbings & Co. (1911)

Frontispiece illustration for William Whall's Romance of Navigation published by S Low Marston & Co. (1925)