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1: This charcoal pencil drawing of a female nude is attributed to Mark Gertler (1891-1939), the British painter whose relationship with Dora Carrington was inspiration for Gilbert Cannan’s novel Mendel. The signed 10 x 6in (25 x 15cm) nude sold at East Sussex auction house Burstow & Hewett.
2: This depiction of a picture gallery interior with a gentleman admiring a portrait was painted by Ismaël Gentz (1862-1914), a German-born Orientalist artist who lived and worked in the Middle East. Gentz’s art is rarely seen in the UK while only a clutch of his pictures has sold in his native Germany. This gouache dated 1905 was sold at Essex saleroom Boningtons on August 27.
3: This early-19th century view of Avon Gorge doubled its estimate at nearby Clifton saleroom Clevedon on August 21. Indistinctly inscribed to the lower right, the 13 x 17in (34 x 44cm) oil was attributed to two 19th century painters, Thomas Uttings and Samuel Jackson.