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Antique Watercolours from LoveAntiques

Antique Watercolours

Compared to oils which are built up and mixed slowly and methodically on the canvas or board, watercolours offer a quick impression of the sitter or scene to brush on before the water contained within dries. It is an approach often painted live in situ rather than a studio and creates images rich in light and movement. Colours can be premixed or placed as distinct layers on the paper, and every stroke needs to be intentional and planned to prevent mistakes which can’t be undone. It is the spontaneity of watercolours which make antique and vintage examples so appealing. These are often humble moments from the past, captured in time and never to return. They have been kept out of the sun by owners who cherished them too much to see them fade, and their smaller size makes them feel more personal.


The 19th and 20th Centuries were the hiatus for watercolours and at LoveAntiques we have a large and fine selection for any space on your wall you wish to fill.

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1920s Painting Terrier Dog

£ 220

€257
$268
1920s Painting Terrier Dog

1920s Painting Terrier Dog

£ 220

€257
$268

Millers Antiques

Antique Watercolour of Napoleon on the Battlefield

£ 1,700

€1,983
$2,073
Antique Watercolour of Napoleon on the Battlefield

Antique Watercolour of Napoleon on the Battlefield

£ 1,700

€1983
$2073

Wildwinds Antiques

Beautiful Victorian Folk Art Portrait

£ 230

€268
$281
Beautiful Victorian Folk Art Portrait

Beautiful Victorian Folk Art Portrait

£ 230

€268
$281

The Three MusCATeers

Large Antique Watercolour Painting by W.H Romaine-Walker

£ 1,500

€1,750
$1,829
Large Antique Watercolour Painting by W.H Romaine-Walker

Large Antique Watercolour Painting by W.H Romaine-Walker

£ 1,500

€1750
$1829

Marylebone Antiques

Charming Antique Watercolour Butterfly 19th Century

£ 295

€344
$360
Charming Antique Watercolour Butterfly 19th Century

Charming Antique Watercolour Butterfly 19th Century

£ 295

€344
$360

Rams Head Antiques

Henry James Johnstone - Young Lady with Foxglove

£ 1,500

€1,750
$1,829
Henry James Johnstone - Young Lady with Foxglove

Henry James Johnstone - Young Lady with Foxglove

£ 1,500

€1750
$1829

Kilroy Fine Art

Henry J. Kinnaird Watercolour ‘River Thames Near Cookham’

£ 1,100

€1,283
$1,342
Henry J.kinnaird Watercolour ‘ A Sussex Lane’

£ 1,100

€1,283
$1,342
Henry J.kinnaird Watercolour ‘ A Sussex Lane’

Henry J.kinnaird Watercolour ‘ A Sussex Lane’

£ 1,100

€1283
$1342

Graham Reed Fine Art