@ Tuesday, May. 26, 2009 – 15:49:57
@ Friday, May. 15, 2009 – 16:21:32
Offered on Ebay 26th April 2009 @ £25 + £8 P&P
SIGNED WITH INITIALS
19th/ 20th MARINE & COASTAL PAINTER
THE WATERCOLOUR IS IN NICE CONDITION, IN THE FOREGROUND IT SHOWS A FISHING BOAT WITH A FULL MAINSAIL, OTHER BOATS NEARBY WITH THE CASTLE BEYOND, WHICH IS POSSIBLE "BAMBOROUGH CASTLE" NORTHUMBERLAND. THE PAINTING IS BEHIND A CLEAN MOUNT WHICH IS IN AN OLD FRAME MEASURING 12" X 9", THE FRAME HAS SOME DAMAGE TO THE DECORATIVE BEADING. Unquote
@ Friday, May. 15, 2009 – 16:09:51
@ Friday, May. 15, 2009 – 15:55:49
Sold on Ebay 6th March 2009 for £45 + £15 P&P
Quote: "Description Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item.
Garmon Morris water colour painting
St Michaels Mount
Size 21 1/2" x 8" with frame 26" x 12" approx
A Stunning picture but does have some foxing .
Garman Morris exhibited at Exeter in 1906 & 1907 one picture was of Ilfracombe and the other St Michael's Mount.
The frame is in good condition but a little loose"
@ Friday, May. 15, 2009 – 15:47:34
Offered on Ebay 20th February 2009 @ £40 + £8 P&P
Offered again on 27th Feb and sold for £25 + £8 P&P
Quote: "I came across this Garman Morris localy and decided to save it. it is 12" across and the frame is some 20" across. it has some slight damage to picture, see pic 4, there is a white mark near man on boat. it looks like it needs agood clean and some repair to frame. but lets not forget this beautifully depicted scene as you would expect from Garman Morris. i am listing it on garman morris .org as there are some lovers of his work that deserve to be in the loop. i am unaware of date and it simply says near thames haven in the left corner of the picture."
@ Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008 – 15:45:33
@ Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 – 15:22:32
@ Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 – 15:09:43
Starting bid £135.00
Ended: 05-Oct-08 20:33:01 BST
Item location: Kent, United Kingdom
History: 0 bids
This auction is for a large and extensive coastal view by the artist GARMAN MORRIS, who flourished circa 1900-1930 and who has fully signed the painting in the lower right hand corner and entitled it Babbcombe Bay in the lower left. The painting depicts a view of a sweeping coastline with a sandy bay to the right, with boats drawn up onto the beach and a jetty jutting out to sea, with a couple of sailing boats alongside. There are three more yachts out to sea. The technique and colouring of this painting are very reminscent of the Devon views of John Shapland.
Babbacombe is a small seaside resort just outside Torquay but, according to an Encyclopaedia published in 1932 is remembered for a more gruesome reason. In 1885 John Lee was chargd with murdering his employer, Miss Keyse, in her house there. He swore his innocence, but was found guilty and sentenced to death. Three times the hangman tried to execute him, but each time was unable to do so. Lee, therefore, was kept in prison until released in 1907.
According to Jeremy Wood's useful book 'Hidden Talents' -
'Garman Morris was a painter in watercolour of marines and coastal scenes. This prolific artist appears to have painted also under the name of G. M. Avondale. The subjects were mostly fishing boats or shore scenes and were painted along the South Coast, with some Cornish and East Anglian views. Garman Morris exhibited two watercolours at Elands Art Gallery in Exeter in 1906 and 1907, entitled 'The Coast near Ilfracombe' and 'St. Michael's Mount'.
Some of his work was made into prints and C. W. Faulkner and Co. published some coastal scenes as postcards. The larger works are usually signed in full, whereas the smaller sketches are often initialled.'
The painting is framed with washlines and is framed in a 3/4" (2cm) gilt frame. It is ready to hang.
Image size: 19 1/2" x 9 1/2" - 49.5cm x 24cm
Frame size: 26 1/4" x 17" - 66.5cm x 43cm
Condition: Excellent. The mount and frame are also in very good condition.
@ Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 – 15:02:03
@ Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008 – 14:58:33