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William John Caparne (1855-1940)

Auctions: Caparne Lots - Martel Maides, Guernsey - 07 April 2005

Lot 139 Attributed to W.J.Caparne (1856-1940) Le Guet Guernsey watercolour unsigned 3.5 x 8in (9 x 20.5cm). Ex. R.A.Fenner Sale 16th May 1994. Estimate - 60-80  
Lot 140 Guy Fawkes Day the procession alongside Sauzmarez Manor Guernsey pencil signed and extensively inscribed coastal watercolour verso 10.5 x 15in (27 x 38cm). Estimate - 150-200 Image of Lot 140 (Martel Maides Auctions)
Lot 141 Palms and other flowers in The Gardens La Mortola Italy watercolour signed with initials 21.5 x 28in (53.5 x 71cm). This watercolour by Caparne dates from the early part of the 20th century when he visited Italy and other places on and around the Mediterranean coast. It was exhibited at The St Martins Exhibition Guernsey in 1912. The gardens were created by an English family (the Hanburys). They are described as ''dramatic'' with wonderful coastal views and consist of an outstanding exotic plant collection. The gardens still exist today and are managed by the University of Genoa. E2500-3000 Image of Lot 141 (Martel Maides Auctions)
Lot 142 A riverside scene watercolour signed 11 x 14.5in (28 x 37cm). Estimate - 300-400 Image of Lot 142 (Martel Maides Auctions)
Lot 143 A woodland stream watercolour signed with initials 9.5 x 6.5in (24 x 16.5cm). Estimate - 250-300 Image of Lot 143 ( Martel Maides Auctions)
Lot 144 View from the Pine Forest watercolour signed 10.5 x 15in (27 x 38cm). Estimate - 300-400 Image of Lot 144 ( Martel Maides Auctions)
Lot 145 The Chelsea flower show watercolour 9.5 x 13.5in (24 x 34.5cm). E800-1 000 Image of Lot 145 (Martel Maides Auctions)
     
     
     
     
     

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