Missing going abroad? Why not buy a picture for your wall while you staycation?30 July 2020 Holidays abroad are hard to come by these days so why not buy a picture at auction of an overseas scene?
Here is a selection of pictures coming up at auctions in the UK including scenes of Paris, the south of France and Jamaica.
1. Niagara Falls vintage poster
Among a sale of vintage posters on August 1, Antikbar offers this poster featuring a painting titled Niagara Falls From Michigan Central Train by Charles Graham (1852-1911). The 1920s poster is offered with an estimate of £150-300.
View and bid for this Niagara Falls poster via thesaleroom.com.
2. Paris views
Two views of Paris are on offer at Mallams on August 3. Catalogued as 20th century school by Jamie Ortiz, Montmartre and The Moulin Rouge are offered with an estimate of £30-50.
View and bid for these Paris scenes via thesaleroom.com.
3. French oil painting
This oil painting titled Belle Isle is signed André Beronneau (1896-1973). Beronneau focused on French landscapes and harbour scenes of southern Brittany and Provence. It is being offered in a timed auction at William George ending on August 4.
View and bid for this Belle Isle picture via thesaleroom.com.
4. French Riviera watercolour
Keeping on the French theme, this picture of Menton on the French Riviera is offered with an estimate of £200-300 at Lindsay Burns on August 4-5. The watercolour is signed Arthur Alfred Burrington (1856-1924) and titled Le Soir, Menton. It has a provenance to James and Lady Reckitt of Yorkshire.
View and bid for this Menton watercolour via thesaleroom.com.
5. Oil painting of Kingston
Further afield, Bonhams offers a view of the Caribbean.
To be offered on August 5 with an estimate of £800-1200, this oil on board by Albert Salisbury Wood (British, fl.1896-1928) is titled Kingston, Jamaica and signed ASWood, dated 'Feb 04'.
View and bid for this Jamaican scene via thesaleroom.com.