156

No 156

Distant view of Warwick, before painted 12in by 10in (No.150)

Copal diluted is the vehicle used throughout this Picture with the exception of very fine touches. Sky is Ultramarine. Robinson and Miller's at £4

Size 19in x 13in

January 26th 1840

Two courses of the prepared Isinglass and varnished with Mastic. April 8th 1840  

Sent to Manchester August 5th 1840 Sent to Edinburgh December 24th 1840

Sold at Edinburgh £10 including frame

 

157

No 157

 Warwick Castle

On a piece  common millboard. Sky Ultramarine, feeble in tone

Size 13in x 9in

April 3rd 1840

To Mr. Oakley 

158

No 158

 Distant view of Warwick and Leamington from the Newbold Hill

Size 18 1/4in x 12in 

Painted in  February 1840.

Sold to Mr Hewett 6 Guineas.

One course of the preparation of Isinglass and afterwards varnished with Mastic. October 24th 1840.

In the hands of Mr. Henry Bright, purchased (by Auction) in London

April 1854 

159

No 159

Mill-dam on the Leam at Leamington

with the Spinney 

Size 19in x 13in

April 12th  1840

Two courses of the prepared Isinglass and Varnished with Mastic May 29th / 40

Sent to Birmingham August 5th / 40

Sold December 29th 1840

To Mr. E. Parkes 5 guineas 

Watercolour sketch of the Mill Dam with cattle

160

No 160 

View from Newbold Hill, looking towards Leamington and Warwick. From the same sketches as No 158 was painted. This (No.160) is painted on an earlier picture No.63

Size 15in x 10in 

May 5th 1840

Isinglass (water jelly) Mastic upon it, a pretty strong varnish

Sent to Manchester July 22nd 1842

Sold at Manchester £8 including frame 

161

No 161

 Scene in Stoneleigh Park.

Moderate quantity of Copal used in the Sky which is pale Ultramarine and in the commencement of the Landscape but completed with the Meguilp.  

Size 31in x 24in  

 May  1840

Varnished with Copal August 3rd

Sent to Manchester August 15th / 40

Sent to Birmingham August 22nd 1842

 

162

No 162

 A narrow lane at Stoneleigh  

Size 12in x 10in  

Painted July 14th  1840

Sent to Birmingham July 14th 1840

Sent to Edinburgh December 24th / 40

Isinglass varnished May 12 1842

Sent to Manchester July 22nd 1842

Sent to Dublin April 15th 1843

Sold at Dublin 7 guineas including frame

 Photo Credit: JOHN NOOTT GALLERIES

163

No 163

River scene Derbyshire  

Size 29in x 19 1/4in

 July 14th  1840

Sent to Manchester August 5th 1840

Sent to Edinburgh December 24th 1840

Sent to Birmingham July 26th 1841

Sold at Birmingham £15 including the frame to J. Amery Esq. of Stourbridge 

164

No 164

Scene in Borrowdale, Cumberland.

This picture was painted up at once or nearly so. Cobalt in the Blue of the Sky and distance. No Meguilp used - layers of lead ground with Vandyck Brown was the only dryer - Nut Oil & Turps used to dilute the paint. 

Size 13in x 9in

 Sept 1st  1840

Sent to Edinburgh December 24th 1840

Sent to Manchester July 26th 1841

Sold at Manchester £6 including frame 

165

No 165

The High Tor Matlock, from the road. On Canvas, painted up at once, simply with Oil

Size 12in x 10in 

September 27th 1840

Sent to Birmingham July 26th 1841

Sold at Birmingham  (A. Peyton Esq.)

£8 including the frame 

Oil Photo Credit  Christie's London

Watercolour Photo Credit Woolley & Wallis

Detail: Signed and dated T.BAKER. 1840

Sketch for No 165 High Tor Matlock, Watercolour on paper

166

No 166

Rocky landscape scene in Derbyshire.

The first painting thin - Copal varnish   I think was used. Finished with simple Oil colour.

Size 19in x 13in 

 October 16th 1840

Sent to Manchester July 26th 1841

Isinglass Varnished with Mastic.

Sent to Birmingham August 22nd 1842

Sold 12 Guineas including frame to Miss Smith, Stork Hotel

167

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No 167

 Scene in Stoneleigh Park.

First painting a small quantity of Meguilp was used, finished with simple oil colour. 

Size 19in x 13in

October 30th 1840

Isinglass varnished with Mastic     March 3rd 1842 

Sold to Mr. James White £5 no frame

January 14th 1847

Image courtesy of Hansons Auctioneers Ltd.

168

No 168

 Scene in Derbyshire.

Finished with simple oil colour upon a very slight first painting 

Size 12in x 10in 

 October 30th 1840

Sold to Mr. Octavius Oakley £3.10s

169

No 169 

Scene at Whitnash.

Oil only used throughout the picture.

Size 12in x 10in 

November 19th 1840

Isinglass Varnished May 12th 1842

Sold to Mr. E. Parkes £3.5s

170

No 170

 Lane scene near Kenilworth

Size 12in x 10in 

December 3rd 1840

Sent to Birmingham July 26th 1841

Isinglass Varnished May 12th 1842

Sent to Manchester July 22nd 1842

Sold at Manchester £8 including frame December 1842

The painting was selected by P. J. B. Hilton of Swinton, in the Manchester Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts distribution of prizes 1842

( Report of the Manchester Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts)   

171

No 171 View from elevated ground  near Ryton, the village Church of Ryton occurring in the middle distance - Coventry churches in the distance. A slight dead colour was made. Sky painted with Oil, and the lower and near parts of the landscape with a moderate quantity of the white meguilp.

Size 13in x 9in

December 1840

Sent to Manchester July 26th 1841

Sold at Manchester £6.6s including frame.

This Painting was selected by J. P. Westhead of Manchester in the Manchester Association of the Promotion of the Fine Arts distribution of prizes 1841.

(Report of the Manchester Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts)

Photo Credit: Halls Fine Art Auctioneers

172

No 172

 View (somewhat distant) of Haddon Hall, Derbyshire.

Painted in the early part of the year principally , but finished within the last few days. Meguilp was used in this picture 

Size 19in x 13in 

December 31st 1840

Sold to Mr. E. Parkes £5.10s May 1841