JEWELLERY, DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS AUCTION Tuesday, 5 December 2023 - 10:00 AM start
William Hounsom Byles (UK 1872-1940) 'The Slave Dealer'
oil on board, signed. 245 x 345mm. Byles was an English artist, known primarily for his sporting paintings of horses. He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1894 and 1916, and arrived in New Zealand in 1906 where he exhibited at the Auckland and Canterbury Society of Arts and the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts