Modern British Gallery offers a large selection of affordable oils, watercolours and limited edition prints by major British artists.

A Sinister Interior (1927) SOLD

Wood engraving after James Pryde by Leon Daviel. Signed by both artist and engraver. Inspired by an essay by Basil Macdonald Hastings, published in ‘Ladies Half-way and other essays’ (1927). A rare impression, printed on Japon, the image presents well though the borders have been damaged, hence mounted presentation. Block measures 32cm x 25cm

The Animals of St Gregory (signed) £50

Signed wood engraving from edition of 25. Block size 7.3″ x 5″ plus full borders. Printed on Japon. Please see artist’s listing ‘Brett, Simon’ for full collection.

Coach Builder £125

Lithograph, 1st edition 1938 Curwen. Image measures 22.5cm x 14.5cm on full sheet. Conservation mounted.

Family Butcher £125

Lithograph, 1st edition 1938 Curwen. Image measures 17.5cm x 12.5cm on full sheet. Conservation mounted.

Wedding Cakes £125

Lithograph, 1st edition 1938 Curwen. Image measures 17.5cm x 13.2cm on full sheet. Conservation mounted.

Border : Chaucer writing SOLD

Original wood engraving, printed from blocks. 1929 Cleverdon edition of 480. Sheet measures 33cm x 24cm. Blocks measure (each) 17cm x 3cm (and smaller). Please see ‘GILL, Eric – The Chaucer Collection’ for more examples.

Pilot Gig SOLD

Signed etching / aquatint, edition of 10. Plate measures 5.8″ x 5.7″ plus full borders.

The Ferry SOLD

Signed etching / aquatint, edition of 10. Plate measures 11.5″ x 6.5″ plus full borders.

Park Bench £275

Painted stoneware maquette measuring 16cm x 28cm. Signed on label to base. This work relates to ‘Old Ladies on a Park Bench’ in The Herbert Art Gallery. See artist’s listing for more images.

Playful Dog £275

Plaster maquette, signed to base and dated 1949. Measures 17.5cm high. Provenance: The artist’s granddaughter. See artist’s listing for more images.

Waterside Inn SOLD

Original ink study for ‘Waterside Inn’ (1951). Measures 13cm x 18cm. Conservation mounted. Provenance: Given by artist to Monica Poole.

Sheds £75

Original ink study for ‘Sheds’ (1968). Measures 9.5cm x 14.5cm. Conservation mounted. Provenance: Given by artist to Monica Poole. 

Breadwinner £75

Original ink study for ‘Broadwinner’ (1959). Measures 9.5cm x 14.5cm. Conservation mounted. Provenance: Given by artist to Monica Poole.

Lake £125

Large watercolour measuring 21.5″ x 14.5″. Exhibited at Watercolour Society of Wales. Signed on exhibition label. Conservation mounted.

Village Church £1850

Oil on card, laid on canvas. Canvas measures 32cm x 41cm. In ornate frame. Inscribed verso. Provenance: Sotheby’s, Modern British and Irish Art, 11 February 2004, lot 114 / Bonhams, Scottish Art, 13 May 2021, lot 61 / Bonhams, Modern British and Irish Art, 23 November 2021, lot 114

David Jones ‘Child’s Rosary’ £575

Fourteen wood engravings from blocks. Limited edition of 75, aside from the book edition, printed on hand-made paper by Clover Hill in 1981. Printed on full sheet, blank backed, published loose on hand made deckle edged paper. Each plate measures approximately 5.2cm x 10.3cm (blank verso). Mounted. Overall measurement 60cm x 35cm.

Swallows £40

Original wood engraving printed in 2002 from the the original 1932 block. Printed by the St Bride Society in 2002 to celebrate the centenary of Ravilious’ birth. Wood engraving measures approximately 3cm x 5cm plus short borders. Printed by St Bride on heavy Fourdrinier paper. Mounted.

Still Life £350

Signed watercolour measuring 28cm x 23cm. Conservation mounted.

The Barn SOLD

Signed watercolour measuring 34cm x 51cm. Conservation mounted.

Contemplation £85

Ink and wash, signed with initials, measuring 23cm x 15cm. Conservation mounted.

Fishermen £75

Watercolour, signed with initials, measuring 22cm x 28cm. Conservation mounted.

Tenby from Caldy Island £250

Wood engraving printed from block. Limited edition of 75, aside from the book edition, printed on Hodomura Japanese paper by Clover Hill in 1981. Printed on full sheet, blank backed, published loose on hand made deckle edged paper. Block measures 10.3cm x 15.3cm (blank verso). Mounted.

March SOLD

Wood engraving printed from block. Limited edition of 75, aside from the book edition, printed on Hodomura Japanese paper by Clover Hill in 1981. Printed on full sheet, blank backed, published loose on hand made deckle edged paper. Block measures 8.9cm x 7.6cm (blank verso). Mounted.

A Humument (114) SOLD

First edition 1970 lithograph, pencil signed. Edition of 100, published by Tetrad Press. Sheet size measures 19cm x 14cm.

A Humument (204) £65

First edition 1970 lithograph, pencil signed. Edition of 100, published by Tetrad Press. Sheet size measures 19cm x 14cm.

A Humument (122) £65

First edition 1970 lithograph, pencil signed. Edition of 100, published by Tetrad Press. Sheet size measures 19cm x 14cm.

A Humument (320) £65

First edition 1970 lithograph, pencil signed. Edition of 100, published by Tetrad Press. Sheet size measures 19cm x 14cm.

The Old Brushmaker £195

Very rare impression. It depicts a detail of ‘The Old Brushmaker’ (1880) as a study specifically of the figure’s head. I have been advised that this plate was cut before ‘The Old Brushmaker’ and served as a complete work in itself. Pencil signed and signed again in the plate. Plate measures 10cm x 6.7cm plus […]

Stourhead £125

Signed etching, plate measuring 24cm x 33.2cm plus borders. Edition of 90, printed 1961. Mounted.

Benares SOLD

Pencil signed etching. Plate size: 34.7cm x 22cm. Condition: Sheet laid down and slight toning to paper and light foxing. Rare impression, presents well. Mounted.

Divine Lovers I £125

Wood engraving, limited edition of 400, printed from block. Douglas Cleverdon 1929. Block size : 8.8cm x 7.8cm on full sheet measuring 33.2cm x 25cm. Conservation mounted.

Girl in bath I £150

Wood engraving, limited edition of 400, printed from block. Douglas Cleverdon 1929. Block size : 10.3cm x 10.3cm on full sheet measuring 33.2cm x 25cm. Conservation mounted.

Girl in bath II £125

Wood engraving, limited edition of 400, printed from block. Douglas Cleverdon 1929. Block size : 10.6cm x 10.6cm on full sheet measuring 33.2cm x 25cm. Conservation mounted.

Naked girl on grass SOLD

Wood engraving, limited edition of 400, printed from block. Douglas Cleverdon 1929. Block size : 4cm x 7.7cm on full sheet measuring 33.2cm x 25cm. Conservation mounted.

Mary Magdalene £100

Wood engraving, limited edition of 400, printed from block. Douglas Cleverdon 1929. Block size : 6.7cm x 6.6cm on full sheet measuring 33.2cm x 25cm. Conservation mounted.

Abstract 1 £SOLD

Original pencil, circa 1964, measures 12cm x 14cm. Mounted. Provenance: Artist’s Studio Sale, Phillips.

Abstract 2 SOLD

Original pencil, circa 1964, measures 12cm x 14cm. Mounted. Provenance: Artist’s Studio Sale, Phillips.

Abstract 3 £50

Original pencil, circa 1964, measures 20cm x 22cm. Mounted. Provenance: Artist’s Studio Sale, Phillips.

Clothes-Peg Maker £375

Signed line engraving, numbered edition of 60. Titled under mount in artist’s hand. Plate measures 17.5cm x 22.5m. Conservation mounted. Condition: Excellent.

Table Still Life SOLD

Oil on board measuring 15cm x 14.5cm. Studio stamp verso. Provenance: Artist’s estate via Grant Waters. Framed.

Village View £1750

Signed oil on canvas measuring 20″ x 24″. Dated 1965. Two professional repair patches verso. Framed.

Corfe Castle SOLD

Signed oil on canvas measuring 15″ x 22.5″. Dated 1940. Canvas support lined by family. Framed.