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Portrait painter, b. 1888 - d. 1968

Cuthbert Julian Orde 1888-1968. Painter born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk the son of Sir Julian Walter Orde (1861-1929). Educated at Framlingham College, Suffolk.

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      • Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). Sixty-Four Portraits by Captain Cuthbert Orde
        May. 18, 2023

        Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). Sixty-Four Portraits by Captain Cuthbert Orde

        Est: £1,000 - £1,500

        Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). Sixty-Four Portraits by Captain Cuthbert Orde Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). British artist and First World War pilot. Pilots of Fighter Command. Sixty-Four Portraits by Captain Cuthbert Orde, 1st edition, George G. Harrap, 1942, 32pp. (including 19 pages of pilot biographies), 64 full-page double-sided portraits after Orde's drawings, including 9 signed by the sitters, plus one further clipped signature of Brian Kingcome pasted beneath portrait, with an additional 27 pilots' signatures in various pens to front endpapers and autographs of 6 Polish pilots to rear free endpaper, some overall spotting to endpapers, original two-tone cloth in dust jacket, old clear tape strengthening to all margins of verso, binding and dust jacket a little rubbed and soiled, large 8vo, together with two folders of related material, comprising photocopies of many of Orde's fighter pilot and other portraits, 54 RAF cut signatures (many with typed names below), including Elspeth C. Green, MM, WAAF; Air Vice Marshal James Edgar 'Jonnie' Johnson, CB, CBE, DSO & Two Bars, DFC & Bar, DL; Denys Edgar Gillam (the fastest confirmed victory of WWII - the time from take-off to landing being about eight minutes); and another page with 8 German night fighter signatures (Richard Marz, Dieter Brinkmann, Konrad Roesner, Heinz Misch, Willie Kleebauer, Walter Winterhoff, Gunter Schmidt, Rudolf Kotter, Emil Nonnenmacher), and two further RAF signatures, contained in two modern plastic folders, 4to QTY: (3) NOTE: Captain Orde is best known for his war art, especially his portraits of Allied Battle of Britain pilots. The 9 portraits signed directly by the sitters into the book are: Sqd. Ldr. A.G. 'Sailor' Malan DSO, DFC, 'Biggin Hill May 1943' - the RAF's leading ace during the Battle of Britain (pl. 1); Flt. Lt. John 'Cat's Eyes' Cunningham - the first man to shoot down an enemy plane with the aid of radar and the RAF's most successful night fighter pilot (pl. 9); Sgt. J.H. 'Ginger' Lacey DFM - the second-highest scoring RAF fighter pilot of the Battle of Britain (pl. 12); Sqd. Ldr. Douglas Bader DSO, DFC (pl. 14); Flt. Lt. W.D. David DFC, DFC (pl. 25); Wing Cdr. R.R.S. Tuck DSO, DFC (2 Bars) (pl. 38); Flt Lt. A.C. Deere DFC 'Biggin Hill May 1943' (pl. 42); Sqd. Ldr. J.A. Kent DFC, SFW, KW (pl. 43); Wing Cdr. J. Rankin DSO, DFC, 'Biggin Hill 27/8/43' (pl. 55). Provenance: The book was purchased by the previous owner with only three signatures on the portraits in May 1943 and the other signatures were mostly added while he worked as a guide at the RAF Museum Hendon; the Polish signatures at the back of the volume were obtained around 1996 when he helped to restore the 1/3 scale Spitfire war memorial model outside the The Orchard public house in Ruislip.

        Dominic Winter Auctions
      • * Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). The Kershaw Brothers KIA
        Dec. 17, 2020

        * Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). The Kershaw Brothers KIA

        Est: £600 - £800

        * Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). Pilot Officer John Kershaw, circa 1940, pencil drawing on paper, signed lower right, 37 x 27cm, mount aperture, framed and glazed, together with another by the same artist of John’s brother, Pilot Officer Anthony Kershaw, drawing on paper, signed lower left, 37 x 27cm, framed and glazed, both have spotting, sold with research Qty: (2)

        Dominic Winter Auctions
      • § CUTHBERT JULIAN ORDE (1888-1968)
        Dec. 03, 2020

        § CUTHBERT JULIAN ORDE (1888-1968)

        Est: £400 - £600

        CUTHBERT JULIAN ORDE (1888-1968) Woman reading signed ORDE (lower left) oil on canvas, unframed 50.8 x 61 cm (20 x 24 in)

        Chiswick Auctions
      • Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) - Portrait of a lady against a rural backdrop, 1934
        Mar. 07, 2018

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) - Portrait of a lady against a rural backdrop, 1934

        Est: £50 - £100

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) Portrait of a lady against a rural backdrop, 1934 signed (lower right) oils on canvas 60cm x 48cm.

        Mallams
      • Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) - Portrait of a lady smoking against a rural backdrop, 1932
        Mar. 07, 2018

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) - Portrait of a lady smoking against a rural backdrop, 1932

        Est: £50 - £100

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) Portrait of a lady smoking against a rural backdrop, 1932 signed (lower left) oils on canvas 63cm x 53cm..

        Mallams
      • Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) - Still life of flowers and ceramics
        Mar. 07, 2018

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) - Still life of flowers and ceramics

        Est: £50 - £100

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) Still life of flowers and ceramics signed (lower right) oils on canvas 53cm x 125cm.

        Mallams
      • Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). Portrait of Philip Profumo in military unifor
        Oct. 15, 2015

        Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). Portrait of Philip Profumo in military unifor

        Est: £150 - £200

        Orde (Cuthbert Julian, 1888-1968). Portrait of Philip Profumo in military uniform, 1945, charcoal and coloured chalk head and shoulders portrait, signed and dated lower left, inscribed in ink 'To Baroness Profumo, Christmas, 1945', 41 x 35cm (16 x 14ins), framed (1)

        Dominic Winter Auctions
      • Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) - Portrait of Philip Profumo
        Mar. 25, 2015

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888-1968) - Portrait of Philip Profumo

        Est: £800 - £1,200

        Coloured chalks Signed Orde and dated 1945 lower left, inscribed in brown pen and ink To Baroness Profumo [?] 1945, from [?] lower centre 40.5 x 34.5 cm. (16 x 13 1/2 in) Philip Profumo born 1919, died 1986 in London. After education at Harrow and Magdalen College Oxford he served as a cavalry officer in the Blues and Royals and left the Army with the rank of Major to become a Master of Fox hounds, living at Fox Cottage in Kineton and later at Ballyglan House in Ireland, where he was Master of the Galway Blazers. A keen yachtsman, he also had houses at one time in Mull and the Isle of Alderney. He was the youngest surviving of five children born to Baron and Baroness Profumo of Avon Carrow, Warwickshire.

        Dreweatts 1759
      • Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888 -?) - WG/CDR (Wing Commander) : R A Holm-Wood RAAF 615 Squadron 37.5 x 27cm
        Oct. 30, 2014

        Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888 -?) - WG/CDR (Wing Commander) : R A Holm-Wood RAAF 615 Squadron 37.5 x 27cm

        Est: $150 - $250

        Cuthbert Julian Orde (1888 -?) WG/CDR (Wing Commander) : R A Holm-Wood RAAF 615 Squadron pencil & conte (R A Holm-Wood died in action on 1st of March 1941) 37.5 x 27cm signed & dated 24 Feb 1941

        Lawsons
      • Cuthbert Orde/Portrait of John Profumo in
        Jul. 24, 2014

        Cuthbert Orde/Portrait of John Profumo in

        Est: £100 - £150

        Cuthbert Orde/Portrait of John Profumo in Uniform/inscribed To the Baroness Profumo, Christmas 1945/charcoal and coloured chalk, 37cm x 27cm (14.5'' x 10.5'')/see illustration

        Chorley's
      • Cuthbert Orde/Portrait of John Profumo in
        May. 22, 2014

        Cuthbert Orde/Portrait of John Profumo in

        Est: £200 - £300

        Cuthbert Orde/Portrait of John Profumo in Uniform/inscribed To the Baroness Profumo, Christmas 1945/charcoal and coloured chalk, 37cm x 27cm (14.5'' x 10.5'')

        Chorley's
      • Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde, New Zealand/British
        Mar. 09, 2010

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde, New Zealand/British

        Est: £250 - £350

        Captain Cuthbert Julian Orde, New Zealand/British 1888-1968 exh 1921-1939- Untitled surrealist composition; oil on canvas, signed, 90x70cm, (unframed)

        Roseberys
      • Cuthbert Orde,
        Jun. 25, 2009

        Cuthbert Orde,

        Est: £80 - £120

        Cuthbert Orde, 'In the Valley of the Loire, Near Amboise, 1950', signed, inscribed verso, oil on canvas, 12.5 x 17.5",

        Ewbank's
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