Dealers in Fine Art 1800-1950
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A-304
First Spring
A-304
Alfred Waldron (b.1912)
Linocut, signed and numbered out of 40.  During the 1930s Alfred 'Pip' Waldron was a member of the short-lived artists' colony on Sark.  This is one of three works by this artist in our collection. (See also A-305 and A-303.) There is more information about Waldron in our blog.
B-20
Western Rosella Parakeet
B-20
John Gould (1804-1881)
Platycercus Icterotis from Gould's Birds of Australia 1840-1848. Hand coloured lithograph. For more about John Gould and his work, see our blog here
A-398
Her Only Possession
A-398
William Lee Hankey (1869-1952)
Drypoint, one of only fifty copies, made in 1916. Signed below in pencil, with the artist's monogram lower left. Also stamped monogram on paper by signature. William Lee Hankey observed at first hand the plight of refugees during the First World War. Many of his beautiful drypoints portray young mothers and their children. See Pick-a-Back for another mother and child by him. Our blog on Lee Hankey is here.
A-403
Colonnade in Summer
A-403
Esther Schwartz (1860-1940)
Oil on canvas, laid on board. Signed lower left. Esther Schwartz was a painter and wood engraver who exhibited regularly at Le Salon des Artistes Francais in Paris. The influence of Impressionism is especially clear in this vibrant work .
A-404
Vase of Flowers
A-404
Philip Naviasky (1894-1983)
Signed, lower right. Naviasky was the son of Polish Jewish immigrants. He trained at the Leeds School of  Art and the Royal Academy schools. He spent his working life in Leeds painting and teaching at the city's School of Art. He is known for his portraits, his Spanish and Italian townscapes - and his striking flower paintings.  
A-411
Winter Cattle
A-411
Brigid Wright (1939-2000)
Graphite on paper, entitled Winter Cattle on label affixed to original backing board. From 1968 onwards Brigid Wright's artworks were shown widely in and around Wales. One of three recently acquired drawings by this artist. An earlier Brigid Wright drawing in our collection can be seen here
A-416
Rocky Landscape
A-416
Benjamin Williams Leader R.A. (1831-1923)
Benjamin Leader was one of the outstanding landscape artists of his time, exhibiting at the Royal Academy every year from 1854 until he was over ninety years old. For more information see our blog. This beautiful watercolour is understood to have formed part of a sketchbook which he was using in 1912. A drawing by this artist can also be found here.
A-417
Grave Robbers
A-417
Joseph Nash (1809-1878)
This drawing was probably a page from one of Nash's sketchbooks. The subject-matter is rather gruesome - the disinterment of a young woman, whose corpse is about to be put in the sack held by the man in the foreground. We have three other drawings by this artist, A-331, A-333 and A-336. For more information about Joseph Nash see our blog.


Dealers in Fine Art 1800-1950

Our Business

Sigmund & Jocelyn sell paintings, drawings and fine art prints. Our collection includes work by well-known and overlooked artists from the last two centuries.

Based in Birmingham, we set up our business for art lovers who want an alternative to rural antique shops and London dealers.The enthusiasm we have for our pictures is backed up by research and hard graft! We also have restoration carried out so neglected paintings can be returned to their former glory.

Because Sigmund & Jocelyn work from home, this helps us to put our pictures on the market at affordable prices.

Our Artists

We sell Victorian artwork and pictures from the first half of the twentieth century.  

Sigmund & Jocelyn’s collection includes paintings by the English watercolourists Clara Montalba, Thomas Colman Dibdin and Edmund Morison Wimperis. We have a selection of hand coloured lithographs by the naturalist John Gould. Another speciality is pages from artists’ sketchbooks, including drawings by Alfred Elmore, Joseph Nash and Sawrey Gilpin. We also sell variety of fine art prints, including etchings by William Lee Hankey and work by German artists from between 1900 and 1920.

Our collection includes a few more recent works by artists such as John Howard and Brigid Wright, who have West Midlands connections.

An Art Gallery With a Difference

A gallery is simply a room - or rooms - for the exhibtion of works of art! If you're interested in our prints or paintings, contact us and arrange to see them at Sigmund & Jocelyn's Birmingham home.

Our Framing Service

Sigmund & Jocelyn believe it’s important to find the best possible frame for your picture. So we help our customers to select from a wide variety of mouldings and different types of glass. We welcome framing enquiries from art lovers in and around the West Midlands.