Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1176130 (stock #4251)
Hawkes, Asian Art
~~~SOLD~~~
A ROMANTIC EVENING LANDSCAPE, ALFRED TOUCHEMOLIN, 1829~1907.

Charles Marie Joseph Alfred Touchemolin was born in Strasbourg, 9th November, 1829, died in Brighton, UK, 1907. A noted painter, mostly of military subjects.

The technique used is somewhat unusual, as well as opaque water colour extensive use has been made of pencil (on top) and scraffito, to expose the white ground. Indeed, the signature is created using scraffito.

Approximately 18.7 x 12.2 cm...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1176012 (stock #4249)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£285.00
RECONNAISSANCE PARTY, THE RELIEF OF CHITRAL, 1895.

The former owner of this fine watercolour painting assured me that although it is unsigned it was by a British military officer, Alan David Greenhill-Gardyne. He was commissioned into the Gordon Highlanders in 1888 and was with the Regiment at the Relief of Chitral in 1895. He took part in other North-West Frontier operations and later in the Boer War, he was wounded in the Great War...