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Illustrator, Caricaturist, Etcher, Lithographer, Painter, Wood cutter, b. 1800 - d. 1836

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      • Seymour (Robert) Seymour's Humorous Sketches...illustrated in prose, by R.B.Peake, 2 vol., 1846; and vol. 3-5 only in 1 of Sketches by Seymour (3)
        Mar. 27, 2024

        Seymour (Robert) Seymour's Humorous Sketches...illustrated in prose, by R.B.Peake, 2 vol., 1846; and vol. 3-5 only in 1 of Sketches by Seymour (3)

        Est: £2,000 - £3,000

        Seymour (Robert) Seymour's Humorous Sketches...illustrated in prose, by R.B.Peake, 2 vol., etched additional titles and 90 plates by Seymour, all in hand-coloured and plain states, tissue-guards, George Routledge, 1846; Sketches by Seymour, vol.3-5 only in 1, 111 etched plates on green, pink, yellow and brown paper, G. S. Tregear, [1835-36], bookplate and book-label to endpapers, uniform green crushed morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, silk endpapers, spines uniformly faded, joints rubbed, g.e., [Bobins 1636; Schwerdt, II pp. 157-9], 8vo (3) *** "Although the humour displayed by the artist at times is rather coarse the persons and situations described are evidently sketched from nature and the pictures therefore convey a faithful impression of the manners and habits of a certain class of would-be sportsmen of those days" - Schwerdt.

        Forum Auctions - UK
      • Seymour (Robert) The School Master Abroad, Thomas McLean, 1834.
        Mar. 27, 2024

        Seymour (Robert) The School Master Abroad, Thomas McLean, 1834.

        Est: £800 - £1,200

        Seymour (Robert) The School Master Abroad, lithograph pictorial title and 9 plates, all hand-coloured, 2 with repaired tears, 2 text leaves also with repaired tears, occasional foxing and soiling, original pictorial printed wrappers, early cloth reback, covers chipped and with some repairs, preserved in modern cloth folder, worn, [Bobins 897], oblong folio, Thomas McLean, 1834. *** Rare at auction, particularly so coloured and in the original wrappers. The first plate depicts the protagonist travelling through a town square on a three-wheeled vehicle, a form of motorised tricycle. Provenance: William Hartmann Woodin (bookplate).

        Forum Auctions - UK
      • Robert Stack, Lorne Green and Anne Seymour Signed The Gift of Love Colourised Lobbycard. Showing
        Nov. 18, 2022

        Robert Stack, Lorne Green and Anne Seymour Signed The Gift of Love Colourised Lobbycard. Showing

        Est: £20 - £24

        Robert Stack, Lorne Green and Anne Seymour Signed The Gift of Love Colourised Lobbycard. Showing Early Signs of age. Good condition. All autographs come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £5.99, EU from £7.99, Rest of World from £9.99

        Chaucer Auctions
      • Seymour (Robert, 1798-1836). 'Oh Dear, Sir, it vos the vind! to think it should be pasted, too!'
        Oct. 19, 2022

        Seymour (Robert, 1798-1836). 'Oh Dear, Sir, it vos the vind! to think it should be pasted, too!'

        Est: £200 - £300

        Seymour (Robert, 1798-1836). 'Oh Dear, Sir, it vos the vind! to think it should be pasted, too!' * Seymour (Robert, 1798-1836). 'Oh Dear, Sir, it vos the vind! to think it should be pasted, too!', circa 1830, brown pen and ink on paper, depicting two gentleman one with a bucket and paintbrush round his waist, the other with a poster covering his head, 21.5 x 16.3 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/8 ins), mounted together with steel engraving, 16.4 x 12.5 cm (6 1/2 x 4 7/8 ins), together with similar, 'Vy, Sarah, your drunk! I'm quite asham'd o'you - Vell, vot's the odds, as long as you'r happy?, brown pen and ink on paper, contemporary handwritten poem to verso, mount aperture 21.5 x 16.3 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/8 ins), mounted together with steel engraving, London: H. Wallis, mount aperture 16.4 x 12.5 cm (6 1/2 x 4 7/8 ins), plus two other similar brown ink and pen drawings by Seymour: Strawberries & Cream, and a Sporting Character, both mount aperture 22.8 x 16.8 cm (9 x 6 5/8 ins) QTY: (4)

        Dominic Winter Auctions
      • 2ROBERT SEYMOUR A Doctor Under a Course of Bark
        Dec. 06, 2021

        2ROBERT SEYMOUR A Doctor Under a Course of Bark

        Est: $40 - $60

        ROBERT SEYMOUR A Doctor Under a Course of Bark lithograph 18.5 x 12cm PROVENANCE The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)

        Gibson's Auctions
      • Robert Seymour, Angler-Karikaturen
        Nov. 20, 2021

        Robert Seymour, Angler-Karikaturen

        Est: -

        Karikaturist und Dickens-Illustrator (1798 Somerset - 1836 Islington), Lithografie/Papier, unsigniert, jedoch durch den Titel der Serie künstlerbenannt, vor 1837, betitelt, drei Blatt mit cartoonartigen Angler-Bildwitzen, jeweils zwei Szenen auf einem Blatt, aus: Robert Seymour, Sketches by Seymour, London um 1834-36, altersgemäßer Zustand, jeweils gebräunt und etwas fleckig, teils kleine Randmängel, ein Blatt mit großem Wasserfleck unten, Darstellung 15 x 26 cm (HxB), Gesamtmaß 31 x 41 cm (HxB); Robert Seymour (1798-1836), Three angling cartoon pages from Sketches by Seymour, lithographs , 1834-36, age-appropriate condition, each tanned brownish and spotty, partiallly losses at the margins, one page with waterstain, each mounted

        Kunst- und Auktionshaus Quedlinburg
      • ROBERT SEYMOUR A Doctor Under a Course of Bark
        Sep. 06, 2021

        ROBERT SEYMOUR A Doctor Under a Course of Bark

        Est: $40 - $60

        ROBERT SEYMOUR A Doctor Under a Course of Bark lithograph 18.5 x 12cm PROVENANCE The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)

        Gibson's Auctions
      • Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert) Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s] (4)
        May. 20, 2021

        Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert) Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, [c. 1830s]; together with 3 lithographs of cats fishing, [c. 1830s] (4)

        Est: £300 - £400

        NO RESERVE Fishing Satire - Cats Fishing.- Seymour (Robert) Waltonizing or - Green-land Fisherman, etching by "Shortshanks" (Seymour), original hand-colouring, sheet 245 x 340 mm (9 3/4 x 13 1/2 in), mounted on paper support, trimmed to borderline, unframed, published by Thomas McLean, [circa 1830]; together with two hand-coloured lithographs of anthropomorphised cats fishing by Seymour, Angling-Capital Sport and Angling - No Sport at All, with an uncoloured duplicate of the latter, each approx. 218 x 295 mm (8 1/2 x 11 3/4 in), surface dirt, spotting, handling creases, unframed, published by William Spooner, [circa 1830s] (4). Literature: Beazley, David, Images of Angling. Three Centuries of British Angling Prints, Creel Press, 2010, nos. 89-91

        Forum Auctions - UK
      • * Seymour (Robert). A Parliamentary Game of Shuttlecock, published Thoma McLean, circa 1830,
        Mar. 07, 2018

        * Seymour (Robert). A Parliamentary Game of Shuttlecock, published Thoma McLean, circa 1830,

        Est: £150 - £200

        etching with contemporary hand colouring, good margins, 245 x 345 mm, with another copy similar, together with The Church in Danger, or a very uncommon Paris Dinner, published Thomas McLean, circa 1830, etching with contemporary hand colouring, slight staining, 370 x 260 mm, with The Catholic Sovereign Safety-Coach. A new start from Windsor Castle, a regular out and outer, published S. W. Fores, 1829, etching with contemporary hand colouring, 250 x 375 mm, plus, Ab - n - hy and the Barrister, published Thomas McLean, circa 1830, etching with contemporary hand colouring, trimmed to neatline, 245 x 350 mm, with another approximately forty etchings and engravings, various sizes and condition - Quantity (approx.44)

        Dominic Winter Auctions
      • Robert Seymour (1798-1836), attribuée à. Série de neuf peintures sous verre
        Feb. 10, 2018

        Robert Seymour (1798-1836), attribuée à. Série de neuf peintures sous verre

        Est: €1,500 - €2,000

        Robert Seymour (1798-1836), attribuée à. Série de neuf peintures sous verre sur le thème de chasse et de l’équitation. Porte au dos une étiquette : » peint par Seymour/gravé par R. Houston. Angleterre, début du XIXe siècle. Dim: 26,5x35,5 cm. Accidents et manques.

        Prunier
      • Robert Seymour (English, 1798-1836)- Etching
        Dec. 18, 2016

        Robert Seymour (English, 1798-1836)- Etching

        Est: $200 - $300

        "Locomotion: Walking by Steam, Riding by Steam, Flying by Steam," a satirical hand-colored etching, ca. 1830, by the caricaturist and illustrator of Dickens, spoofing the development and spread of steam power: a man is depicted walking with a steam-powered leg, and two women ride an enormous teapot, whose spout emits steam that lifts another man's winged flying machine; inscribed at top and bottom with titles, captions, and publisher's information. Image: 9.5" H X 13.75" W; frame: 15.25" X 19.25". Slight discoloration due to age; glass with a large crack across upper left quadrant.

        Auctions at Showplace
      • ROBERT SEYMOUR | Caricatures of Cockney sportsmen: A Set of Four Prints
        Oct. 20, 2015

        ROBERT SEYMOUR | Caricatures of Cockney sportsmen: A Set of Four Prints

        Est: $250 - $350

        lithographs

        Sotheby's
      • Seymour (Robert) - Living Made Easy.
        Jun. 25, 2015

        Seymour (Robert) - Living Made Easy.

        Est: £1,500 - £2,000

        Dedicated to the Utilitarian Society, first edition , the set of 12 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Seymour, some light marginal soiling and creasing to lower outer corner, final four plates a little stained at upper edge, final plate frayed at fore-edge (repaired), with original printed upper wrapper only (stitching and lower wrapper renewed), slightly soiled and frayed at fore-edge (reinforced), preserved in modern green cloth portfolio with ties, black morocco label on spine, [Not in Abbey or Tooley], oblong folio, Thomas M'Lean, 1830. Very rare. Delightful series of plates with suggestions for making life easy, with some rather Heath Robinson-like contraptions such as 'Revolving Hat, which by a slight touch presents its Wearer with Eye-Glass, Cegar, Scent-Box, Spectacles, Hearing-Trumpet without the intolerable trouble of holding them', 'Glass Covers for Noisy Children', 'Duelling apparatus for Gentlemen of weak nerves', 'Apparatus to undress & cover up when sleepy'. Only one copy of this edition recorded at auction , in 2000 and lacking a plate, and an American edition of 1832 published by E.S.Mesier from 1960. COPAC lists one copy only, at Manchester University.

        Dreweatts 1759
      • Robert Seymour (1798-1836) 8 Monochrome humorous
        Apr. 04, 2014

        Robert Seymour (1798-1836) 8 Monochrome humorous

        Est: £40 - £60

        Robert Seymour (1798-1836) 8 Monochrome humorous cartoons on the subject of Fishing, aperture approximately 7" x 5 1/2"

        Claydon Auctioneers
      • Robert Seymour (1798-1836) 8 Monochrome humorous
        Mar. 14, 2014

        Robert Seymour (1798-1836) 8 Monochrome humorous

        Est: £40 - £60

        Robert Seymour (1798-1836) 8 Monochrome humorous cartoons on the subject of Fishing, aperture approximately 7" x 5 1/2" Please Note - Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition of lots prior to bidding

        Claydon Auctioneers
      • Sketches by Seymour finely bound by Zaehnsdorf
        Sep. 26, 2013

        Sketches by Seymour finely bound by Zaehnsdorf

        Est: $400 - $600

        Five volumes in one. Five illustrated title pages and 180 caricature plates printed on various colored papers. (8vo) 24x15.5 cm (9x5¾") full dark green morocco, spine lettered in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. Bound by Zaehnsdorf. 

        PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers
      • ROBERT SEYMOUR (1798 - 1836) SHORTSHANKS 1835
        May. 19, 2013

        ROBERT SEYMOUR (1798 - 1836) SHORTSHANKS 1835

        Est: $600 - $800

        Hand colored engraving of "Locomotion Plate 2nd." A few small inconveniences. There's nothing perfect'. This satirical sketch on the potential perils of steam powered transport. Seymour Del. Shortshanks Sculpt. Published by Thos. McLean 26

        Westport Auction
      • ROBERT SEYMOUR (British, 1798-1836) A Man Astonished at
        Feb. 24, 2013

        ROBERT SEYMOUR (British, 1798-1836) A Man Astonished at

        Est: $400 - $600

        ROBERT SEYMOUR (British, 1798-1836) A Man Astonished at Himself! From the Looking Glass, No. 2, 1830 Hand-colored lithograph 7-1/4 x 4-1/4 inches (18.4 x 10.8 cm) Thomas McLean, London, publisher The Elton M. Hyder, Jr. Charitable and Educational Fund Collection: Formerly at the University of Texas Law Library.

        Heritage Auctions
      • Robert Seymour (1807-1836): a pair of watercolours
        Jul. 07, 2012

        Robert Seymour (1807-1836): a pair of watercolours

        Est: £200 - £300

        Robert Seymour (1807-1836): a pair of watercolours on paper, heightened with Chinese white over pencil, of 'Sporting Characters 1834', with annotations to the illustrations reading 'I say Mister Fig aint you got an Unter you can sell me? leave it to me Sir and you shall have nothing but a good un!!' and 'Oh you cruel Willin to go-and shoot the poor Ould Gander! my good Woman I did it in my own defence, see how vicious he was!', with a note verso 'Pickwick novel suggested as a framework to sketches by Robert Seymour - specialist in Cockney Sporting plates, After issue 11 of monthly Pickwck, Seymour committed suicide because the book had become more famous', in birds eye maple frames, 25 by 18cm.

        Batemans Auctioneers & Valuers
      • Robert Seymour (1807-1836): a pair of watercolours
        Jan. 07, 2012

        Robert Seymour (1807-1836): a pair of watercolours

        Est: £300 - £500

        Robert Seymour (1807-1836): a pair of watercolours on paper, heightened with Chinese white over pencil, of 'Sporting Characters 1834', with annotations to the illustrations reading 'I say Mister Fig aint you got an Unter you can sell me? leave it to me Sir and you shall have nothign but a good un!!' and 'Oh you cruel Willin to go-and shoot the poor Ould Gander! my good Woman I did it in my own defence, see how vicious he was!', with a note verso 'Pickwick novel suggested as a framework to sketches by Robert Seymour - specialist in Cockney Sporting plates, After issue 11 of monthly Pickwck, Seymour committed suicide because the book had become more famous', in birds eye maple frames, 25 by 18cm.

        Batemans Auctioneers & Valuers
      • DICKENS, Charles -- SEYMOUR, Robert (1798-1836). Original pencil drawing on card (148 x 164mm) for the first edition of Pickwick (1836-1837), titled on recto 'Mr. Pickwick at the grand review' with 'page 38' in upper corner, an alternative title
        Nov. 23, 2010

        DICKENS, Charles -- SEYMOUR, Robert (1798-1836). Original pencil drawing on card (148 x 164mm) for the first edition of Pickwick (1836-1837), titled on recto 'Mr. Pickwick at the grand review' with 'page 38' in upper corner, an alternative title

        Est: £8,000 - £12,000

        DICKENS, Charles -- SEYMOUR, Robert (1798-1836). Original pencil drawing on card (148 x 164mm) for the first edition of Pickwick (1836-1837), titled on recto 'Mr. Pickwick at the grand review' with 'page 38' in upper corner, an alternative title as used in the first edition on verso, reading: 'Mr L. in chase of his hat', wrongly ascribed to 'Phiz'. BROWNE, Hablot K. (1815-1882, 'Phiz'). Original pencil drawing on card (148 x 164mm) for the first edition of Pickwick, titled 'Mr. Pickwick and his friends, returned from Muggleton, page 76' on recto and 'Mr. Wardle and his friends under the influence of the Salmon' on verso; and two apparently unpublished original pencil drawings to the same work on paper (162 x 185mm), both untitled, attributed to 'Phiz', one depicting a chaotic family scene, the other a group around a fire at an inn. Provenance: Three with small modern labels initialed 'RO'on verso. (4)

        Christie's
      • Robert Seymour (1798-1836)
        Dec. 14, 2005

        Robert Seymour (1798-1836)

        Est: £200 - £300

        'Five shillings for a duck? What a treat. Sam, have you got any silver?' dated 'Sept 1833' (upper centre), and inscribed 'Five shillings for a duck? What a treat! Sam, have you got/any silver?-' (lower centre) pencil and watercolour heightened with gum arabic, unframed 7 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (19 x 16 cm.); an illustration entitled 'Go it Sam. Alright, nobody coming', by the same hand; an illustration entitled 'Watch' by J.L.Marks; Parisian sketches by Caran d'Ache (Emmanuel Poire); and Studies of Dickensian characters by H.K. Browne (4)

        Christie's
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