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Ralph Hedley's Birthplace

31 December 1848

The Farrier's Arms, Gilling West

 

The Farriers Arms, Gilling West,
near Richmond, North Yorkshire

Inscription on reverse:
‘Gilling Yorkshire.
Sketch by my father of his birthplace.
[signed] Roger Hedley’

watercolour and bodycolour over pencil on paper
89 x 174 mm
EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91
ILLUSTRATION from
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION


 

1864_w002 Fruit Study, 1864

Fruit Study (Art Achool Still Life)

Prize winning piece for bronze medal awarded to Ralph Hedley, aged 15, by the Department of Science and Art, Newcastle, 1864

 

 

watercolour on paper
105 x 160 mm


FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A., 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1938 (148)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

 

 

 

1874  

1874_w001

Mayor Addison Potter, 1874

Addison Potter, Esq.,
(Mayor of Newcastle, 1874.)

 

hand drawn lithograph

ILLUSTRATON from
The Newcastle Critic,
18 April 1874 edition,
page 181

PUBLIC COLLECTION

 

 

 

1875  
1875_w001

A Prediction for November Election in Jesmond Ward 1875

lithograph

PRIVATE COLLECTION

 

 

 

1875_w002 Political cartoon: Fight for the Jesmond beltFight for

Fight for Jesmond Belt, Nov, 1875:
A Striking Sceane
(sic)

 

lithograph
506 x 574 mm
EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle,1990-91

ILLUSTRATION
Ralph Hedley, Tyneside Painter‘,
Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1875_w003 Political cartoon:Jesmond Municipal Election

Jesmond Municipal Election
Nov. 1875: State of the Pole

lithograph
EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle,1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1876  
1876_w001 Miss Wardour and Edie Ochiltree, 1876

Miss Wardour and Edie Ochiltree

Illustration of an incident in
The Antiquary, 1816
by Walter Scott

oil on canvas
355 x 305 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1876
FIRST EXHIBITED 1990
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

ILLUSTRATION from
Ralph Hedley, Tyneside Painter
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION

Owner please contact
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1876_w002 The Gabarlunzie, Miss Wardour and Edie Ochiltree

The Gabarlunzie,
Miss Wardour and Edie Ochiltree


Illustration of an incident in
The Antiquary 1816
by Walter Scott

oil on canvas
355 x 305 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1876

PRIVATE COLLECTION

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1876_w003 Ralph Hedley, Old Mortality, 1876 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Old Mortality
Illustration for Old Mortality, 1816,
by Sir Walter Scott

Scottish stonemason Robert Paterson, (1715-1801), carving the unmarked grave of a Coventer.

oil on canvas
406 x 508 mm (16 x 20 in)
SIGNED b.l.c. 1876

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

SOLD Newcastle 2006
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1876_w004

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Gypsies on the beach
at South Shields

 

 

oil on canvas
255 x 360 mm

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne,1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION

South Shields Museum and Art Gallery, Tyne & Wear
Reference TWCMS : 2007.5803 Purchased 2005

1876_w005

A rustic bridge


220 x 286mm (8¾ x 11¾in)
Signed and dated '76 (Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

Last sold UK, 2007
Owner please contact
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1876_w006 Billy Purvis (Laing)

Billy Purvis stealing the bundle

pencil and watercolour
on paper
226 x 268 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. Ralph Hedley /76

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
England

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Service
Reference TWCMS : E5263


1877  
1877_w001

UNTRACED

The scout

DATE FIRST EXHIBITED  
Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition,
South Shields, 1877 (135)

 

 

1877_w002

UNTRACED

Sam Weller

DATE FIRST EXHIBITED
Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition,
South Shields 1877 (135)

 

1877_w003

UNTRACED

The watchmaker

DATE FIRST EXHIBITED
Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition,
South Shields,1877 (136)

 
1877_w004

No image currently available

Cragside

watercolour and bodycolour on paper
278 x 221 mm (sight)
SIGNED b. R. Hedley. 77

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne,1990-91

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1877_w005 The old china shop, 1877

The old china shop

oil on canvas
620 x 505 mm
24 1/3 x 19 3/4 in
SIGNED b. R. Hedley. 1877

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD London, 2006
Owner please contact
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1878  
1878_w001 A modeller

A modeller

ILLUSTRATION from
Ralph Hedley, Tyneside Painter,
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990 







1878_w002

UNTRACED

Spring dreams

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Spring Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (207)

 
1878_w003

UNTRACED

The school treat

FIRST EXHIBITED 1878
Arts Association Spring Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (310)

 
1878_w004

UNTRACED

Bust of the late James Morrison

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Spring Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878

 
1878_w005

UNTRACED

Shylock

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (75)

 
1878_w006

UNTRACED

None so deaf as those who won’t hear

FIRST EXHIBITED 1878
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (76)

 
1878_w007

UNTRACED

Ale house companions

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (77)

 
1878_w008

UNTRACED

A gentle rebuke

DATE FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (78)

 
1878_w009

UNTRACED

The poor at Thy will must stay,
Heeding not how wet the day

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (79)

 
1878_w010

UNTRACED

Boys fishing

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (80)

 
1878_w011

UNTRACED

The Lost Hat

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (81)

 
1878_w012

UNTRACED

Italian figure seller

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1878 (72)

 
1878_w013a The newsboy, 1878

The Newsboy

oil on canvas
763 x 510mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 78

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1879 (418)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD London, 1991
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1878_w013b Ralph Hedley, The News Boy, colour print by W Stewart & Son, 1878 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The News Boy
From a picture by R. Hedley
in the possession of J. G. Joicey EsqR

Two colour reproduction
by W Stewart & Son
print on paper
230 x 183 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1878_w014 Important News, 1879

Important News

Mr P Hill’s Christmas
Presentation Picture

chromolithograph (after Ralph Hedley)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

ILLUSTRATION from
Ralph Hedley, Tyneside Painter,
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1878_w015 Royalist girl lights wounded father's pipe

Royalist girl lights wounded father’s pipe

oil (Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

AUCTIONED Stockholm, 2012
Owner please contact
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1879  
1879_w001

UNTRACED

A waif

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Autumn Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1879 (192)

 
1879_w002

UNTRACED

A doubtful purchase

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Autumn Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1879 (388)

 
1879_w003

UNTRACED

Palm Sunday

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1879

 
1879_w004 A sailor's wife, 1879

A sailor’s wife

Modelled by Ralph Hedley’s wife
Sarah Hedley (nee Storey)
and daughters
Esther (right) and Florence

oil on panel/board
730 x 970 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle, 1880 (681)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1879_w005

UNTRACED

Charity

FIRST EXHIBITED
Fine Arts and Industrial Exhibition,
Bedlington, Northumberland 1879

 
1879_w006a UNTRACED Northumberland politicians FIRST EXHIBITED
Fine Arts and Industrial Exhibition, Bedlington, Northumberland, 1879
 
1879_w006b

Ralph Hedley, Northumberland polititians, 1879

Northumberland politicians

ILLUSTRATION
Hedley Studio photograph,
Laing Art Gallery archives,
Julian Brown bequest, 2005

 

1879_w007

UNTRACED

Too much familiarity breeds contempt

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle, 1879

 
1879_w008 Florence Hedley and the pug, 1879

Florence Hedley and the pug

oil on canvas
764 x 510 mm


EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1879_w009

The beggar, 1879

The beggar

oil on canvas
510 x 765 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1880  

1880_w001a

Diversion and concentration, 1880

Diversion and concentration

watercolour
240 x 75 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.l.c: R Hedley 80


PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1880_w001b

UNTRACED

Diversion and Concentration

Alternative title
Schoolboy peeling a stolen turnip

oil

FIRST EXHIBITED (and sold)
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, May 1880

 

1880_w002

Multiplication is Vexation, 1880

Multiplication is vexation

oil on canvas
559 x 404 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 80

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Spring Exhibition,
Assembly Rooms, Fenkle Street,
Newcastle upon Tyne
(opened 2 April 1880)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1880_w003

Multiplication is vexation, 1880

Multiplication is Vexation  

Girl with slate
(Owner’s title 1936)

Schoolgirl
(Laing Art Gallery
Loan Exhibition, 1938)

watercolour
238 x 72 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 80

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A., Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (146)

        

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1880_w006

UNTRACED

Examining his catch

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Spring Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1880 (316)

 

1880_w007

UNTRACED

Warts painlessly extracted

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Autumn Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1880 (292)

 

1880_w008

Sunday morning, 1880

Sunday morning

Ralph Hedley’s daughters
Esther (right) and Florence

oil on canvas
510 x 685 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Autumn Exhibition
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1880 (297)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1880_w009

UNTRACED

Christmas at the vicarage

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Autumn Exhibition
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1880 (349)

 

1880_w010

The sword dancers, 1880

The Sword Dancers
(Newspaper line reproduction of
‘Christmas at the vicarage’

Hedley’s copy of a newsprint proof pull
of line illustration for an article in the
Hexham Courant,  9th October 1880,
overwritten with Hedley’s pencil sketch
notes and signature

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1880_w011

Patience, 1880

Patience

watercolour
198 x 148 mm (sight)
SIGNED  b.r.c. R Hedley

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastleupon Tyne, 1880

      

PRIVATE COLLECTION

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1880_w012

Children at the pant, Corbridge, 1880

Children at the pant, Corbridge

watercolour
737 x 498 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 80

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1880

PRIVATE COLLECTION

Owner please contact
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1880_w013

UNTRACED

Burning the midnight oil

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1880

 

1880_w014

Ralph Hedley, Waiting for a friend, 1880

Waiting for a friend

oil on canvas

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Newcastle, 1995
Owner please contact 
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1880_w015

Ralph Hedley, Portrait of a girl, 1880, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Portrait of a girl
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
355 x 305, 14 x 12 in.

'Indistinctly signed
and dated '80' (lower left) (Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Oxford, 2012
Owner please contact 
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1881  

1881_w001a

UNTRACED

The pipe of peace

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association Autumn Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1881 (222)

 
1881_w001b No image currently available

Northumbrian bagpiper
(Auctioneer’s title)

watercolour
228 x 305 mm (9 x 12in)
SIGNED 81
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Newcastle, 1997
Owner please contact 
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1881_w002

The boys corner, Newbiggin,1881

The boys corner, Newbiggin

oil on canvas
465 x 700 mm, (18 1/4 x 27 1/2in)
Signed, dated ’81

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association, Assembly Rooms,
Fenkle Street, Newcastle, 1881(330)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD Newcastle 2010  Owner please contact
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1881_w003

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

An incident in the life of Lough, 1881

An incident in the life of Lough


John Graham Lough in his studio
(Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exh, 1938)

Lough at work (Executors’ Book (53)

oil on canvas
896 x 605 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 81

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association, Assembly Rooms,
Fenkle Street, Newcastle, 1881(665)

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference  TWCMS : N2302

1881_w004

UNTRACED

At the Half Way House

FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association, Assembly Rooms,
Fenkle Street, Newcastle, 1881(756)

 
1881_w005a UNTRACED The orphan pup FIRST EXHIBITED
Arts Association, Assembly Rooms,
Fenkle Street, Newcastle, 1881 (721)
 

1881_w005

The orphan pup, 1881

The orphan pup

chromolithograph
(reproduced from a painting by Ralph Hedley)

ILLUSTRATION from
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

 

 

1881_w006

The orphan pugs, 1881

The orphan pugs

chromolithograph
(reproduced from a painting by Ralph Hedley)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION

Owner please contact
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1881_w007

UNTRACED

Please buy a tract

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Scottish Academy,
Edinburgh 1881 (43)

 

1881_w008

Cat in a cottage window, 1881

Cat in a cottage window,
blinking in the sun

oil on canvas
530 x 429 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c. R Hedley 1881

PUBLIC COLLECTION


Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference  TWCMS : B6682,
Purchased 1970

1881_w009a

No suitable image available

Fast friends
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
495 x 595 mm, (19.5 x 23.5 in)
SIGNATURE  ‘sig.’ (Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


SOLD ‘Cleveland’ 1998
Owner please contact
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1881_w009b

The artist’s pets, 1881

The artist’s pets
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
508 x 610 mm (20 x 24 in)
SIGNED b.r.c. Hedley 81.

ILLUSTRATION Wikigallery

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD New York, 2012
Owner please contact 
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1881_w010

No suitable image available

Fireside reflections
(Auctioneer’s title)

195 x 150 mm, (7 3/4 x 6 in)
Signed and dated ’81 (Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD  Newcastle 2007
Owner please contact
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1881_w011

Two terriers, 1881

Two terriers
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
630 x 450 mm, (24.8 x 17.72 in)
SIGNED  b.r.c. R Hedley 81/

PRIVATE COLLECTION


Owner please contact
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1881_w012

Portrait of an old woman, 1881

Portrait of an old woman

oil on canvas
613 x 508 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c. R Hedley 81

PUBLIC COLLECTION


Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference  TWCMS : C10617
Gift from the City of
Newcastle upon Tyne,1972

1881_w013

Ralph Hedley, Cribb and Rosa, 1882 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Cribb and Rosa,
a bulldog and bull bitch
in a barn

(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD   London 1990
Owner please contact
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1881_w014 What time is it?,1881

What time is it?
(Auctioneer’s title)

watercolour
heightened with gouache

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1882  

1882_w001

UNTRACED

In Disgrace

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Arts Association,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1882 (412)

 

1882_w002

UNTRACED

The haunt of the coot

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Arts Association,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1882 (433)

 

1882_w003

UNTRACED

Willows and seeds

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Arts Association,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1882 (672)

 

1882_w004

UNTRACED

Marshy land

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Royal Academy, London, 1882 (593)

 
1882_w005a Sketch of Going to the meet, June 5th 1882, Ralph Hedley

Going to the meet
Sketch of a painting exhibited at the Royal Academy, noted in Ralph Hedley's pocket sketchbook and inscribed 'Going to the meet June 5th - 82'

Pencil on paper

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1882_w005b

No image available

Harriers going to the meet

Going to the meet (Auctioneer’s title)

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Royal Academy, London, 1882 (843)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1882_w006

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Proclaiming the fair at Corbridge, 1882 (Laing)

Proclaiming the fair at Corbridge

Proclaiming Stagshaw Fair at Corbridge   
(Laing Art Gallery title)

 

oil on canvas
672 x 945 mm
SIGNED  b.l.c. R Hedley / 82

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A., 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (88)

PUBLIC COLLECTION


Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference  TWCMS : B6656
Gift from Mrs Zara Laing, 1950

1882_w008

UNTRACED

River and bridge

watercolour
FIRST EXHIBITED 
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A., 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (156)

 

1882_w009

Boy on his way to school, 1882

Boy on his way to school

pen and ink, watercolour and bodycolour
on paper
157 x 98 mm (sight)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne,
1990-91


PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1882-W009b

Ralph Hedley, A boy on his way to school,  slate in hand (Auctioneer’s title) ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A boy on his way to school,
slate in hand
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
600 x 360 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 82

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD Banbury, UK 2013

1882-w010

Girl and foxgloves, 1882

Girl and foxgloves

pen and ink, watercolour and bodycolour
on paper
154 x 101 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley. 82

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne,
1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1882_w011

Darning the sock, 1882

Darning the sock

oil on canvas
430 x 330 mm, (17 x 13 in.)
SIGNED l.r. R Hedley/82

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD USA 2000
Owner please contact 
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1882_w014

A. A. Wilson as a boy, 1882

A.A Wilson as a Boy

oil on canvas
460 x 610 mm
Signed and dated (18)82 (Auctioneer's information)

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1882_w015

Sunflowers, 1882

Sunflowers

oil on canvas
SIGNED   RH | 82
Ref JBC-22-10

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1882-w016

The knife grinder, 1882

The knife grinder

oil
SIGNED  b.l.c. R Hedley 1882

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1882-w016b Ralph Hedley, Man in a bowler hat, 1882, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Man in a bowler hat

oil on canvas
609 x 508 mm (24 x 20 in)
SIGNED and dated 82

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
Owner please contact 
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1882_w017

Gosforth Lake, 1882

Gosforth Lake

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


Owner please contact 
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1882_w018

Ralph Hedley, A dachshund, 1882 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A dachshund

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD London 1995
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1882-w019

Ralph Hedley, Enthronement of bishop Wilberforce, 1882

The Enthronement of
Bishop Wilberforce,
25th July, 1882

500 x 375 mm, (19¾ x 14¾ in)
‘Signed and dated’ (Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1882-W020

Ralph Hedley, Girl carrying turfs, 1882

Girl carrying turfs

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1883  

1883-w001

UNTRACED

The runaway knock

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Tynemouth Art Club, 1883

 

1883_w002

UNTRACED

The lost ticket

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Tynemouth Art Club, 1883

 

1883_w003

UNTRACED

The interior
of the birthplace of
George Stephenson

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Northumberland, Durham and
Northern Counties Exhibition, Tynemouth 1883

 

1883_w004

UNTRACED

Play

FIRST EXHIBITED  1883
Northumberland, Durham and Northern Counties Exhibition, Tynemouth 1883

 
1883_w005 Ralph Hedley, A sign of bad weather, 1883

A sign of bad weather

oil on canvas
612 x 527 mm
SIGNED  b.l.c. R Hedley 83

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Northumberland, Durham and Northern Counties Exhibition, Tynemouth 1883

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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1883_w006

UNTRACED

On the look out

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Gateshead Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition,
1883 (325)

 
1883_w007

On the lookout, Ralph Hedley, 1883 LAING ART GALLERY - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

On the look out

chromolithograph (after a painting by
Ralph Hedley)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION


Julian Brown archive collection Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England

1883_w008

UNTRACED

In the corner

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Gateshead Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition,
1883 (435)

 

1883_w009

No suitable image available

The orphan

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Gateshead Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition,
1883 (465)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


Owner please contact 
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1883_w010

Ralph Hedley, The wedding quilt, 1883

The wedding quilt

oil on canvas
635 x 916 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1883

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Gateshead Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition,
1883 (451)

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1883_w011

UNTRACED

Whistling

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle, 1883 (129)

 

1883_w012

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Ralph Hedley, Shoing the bay mare, 1883, Laing

Shoeing a refractory horse
in the stocks

Shoeing the bay mare
(Alternative title
Shipley Art Gallery 1938)

 

oil on canvas
660 x 940 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1883 (151)

PUBLIC COLLECTION


Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
 
Reference  TWCMS : B8149
Given by Mrs S.S.Sims, 1945

1883_w013

UNTRACED

River Tyne near Bywell

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A., Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1938 (80)

 

1883_w014

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Ralph Hedley, In school, 1883, Laing

In school

 

 

 

oil on canvas
510 x 410 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley | 83

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Central Exchange Art Gallery, 
Grainger Street, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1883 (151)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 


Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England    
Reference  TWCMS : G4779
Given by Farquhar M. Laing, 1931

1883_w015

Ralph hedley, Boy looking at a painting on an easel, 1883

Boy looking at a painting on an easel

oil on canvas
504 x 404 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 83

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

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LAST SOLD Newcastle 1995
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1883_w016

Ralph Hedley, Boy taking a potato from the fire, 1883

Boy taking a potato from the fire

oil on canvas
504 x 407 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R.Hedley. 1883

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

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1883_w017a

Ralph Hedley, A cold day, 1883

A cold day
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

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LAST SOLD
San Francisco, USA, 2000
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1883_w017b Ralph Hedley, Boy roasting cockles, 1883 (circa)

Boy roasting cockles
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
508 x 419 mm, (20 x 16.5 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  


LAST SOLD 
Long Island, NY, USA, 2008
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1883_w017c

Ralph Hedley, Roasting cockles, circa 1883

Roasting cockles

Print reproduction

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

 
LAST SOLD Long Island, NY, USA, 2008
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1883_w017d

No suitable image available

Young boy
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
380 x 260 mm, (15 x 10.2 in)
'Signed & Dated -83
Lower right' (Auctioneer's information)

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LAST SOLD Copenhagen, 1995
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1883_w017e Ralph Hedley, Boy on stilts, 1883  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Boy on stilts

En lille dreng på stylter
(Auctioneer’s title)

‘oil painting’
254 x 381 mm, 10 x 15 in.
‘Signed and dated 83' (Auctioneer's information)

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LAST SOLD Copenhagen 1995
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1883_w017f Ralph Hedley, Toothache, 1883,  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Toothache
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
254 x 203 mm, (10 x 8 in)
SIGNED b.l.c R Hedley 83

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1883_w018a

Ralph Hedley, Unloading coals at a wood jetty, 1883

Unloading coals at a wood jetty

oil on canvas
537 x 357 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1883
ILLUSTRATION from
Ralph Hedley, Tyneside Painter,
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle, England, 1990

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

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1883-W018b

No suitable image available

Lime staithes near Holy Island Castle
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD  Newcastle, 1992  
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1883-w019

Ralph Hedley, Holy Island from the mainland, 1883 (circa)

Holy Island from the mainland

oil on canvas
circa 1883

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1883_w020 Ralph Hedley, Holy Island church, 1883

Holy Island church

oil on canvas
357 x 535 mm
SIGNED verso (in artist's hand)
Holy Island Church/ R. Hedley 1883

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1883_w021 CURRENTLY UNTRACED

The castle, Holy Island

   
1883_w022 UNTRACED

Dutch coopers at Holy Island

 

   
1884  

1884_w001

Ralph Hedley, The tinker's family, 1884 (watercolour)

The tinker’s family

The tinker at Holy Island
Alternative title
(Shipley Art Gallery, 1938-9)

watercolour on paper
720 x 1064 (sight)
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1884

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Bewick Club 1st Annual Exhibition, Newcastle, 1884 (261)

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1884_w002

Ralph hedley, The tinker's family, 1884

The tinker’s family

oil on canvas
355 x 535 mm, 14 x 21 in

PRIVATE COLLECTION  
LAST SOLD  Newcastle 2005
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1884_w003a

Ralph Hedley, The gallant soldier, 1884

The gallant soldier

oil on canvas
635 x 921 mm, (25 x 36¼ in)
SIGNED  l.r. R. Hedley 1884

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 1st Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1884 (448)

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1884_w003b

No suitable image available

The departure
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
635 x 912 mm, 25 x 36 in.
SIGNED R. Hedley, 1884

PRIVATE COLLECTION

  
LAST SOLD Illinois USA, 1994
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1883_w004

UNTRACED

Spare the rod, spoil the child

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Bewick Club 1st Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1884 (407)

 

1884_w005

Ralph Hedley, Portrait of H H Emmerson, 1884

Portrait of H H Emmerson

oil on canvas
355 x 256 mm
SIGNED t.l.c. R.Hedley 1884

FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (67)

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1884_w006

Rakph Hedley, Peasant girl, 1884

Peasant girl

oil on canvas
545 x 358 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

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1884_w007

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Ralph Hedley, The ballad seller, the Black Gate, 1884 (Laing)

The Ballad Seller

The Black Gate, Newcastle
(Alternative title)

 

 

oil on canvas
947 x 674mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 84

FIRST EXHIBITED 1990
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION 


Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : B6665
Given by C. D. Currie, 1953

1884_w008

Ralph Hedley, Boy playing a tin whistle to a dog, 1884

Boy playing a tin whistle to a dog

oil on canvas
354 x 255
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley /84-

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

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1884_w009

Ralph Hedley, Saw pit and village, 1884

Sawpit and village

watercolour on paper
311 x 476 mm (sight)

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1884_w010 Ralph Hedley, A Yorkshire fishing village, 1884, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A Yorkshire fishing village

(Runswick Bay?)


535 x 345 mm, 21 x 13¾ in
Signed and dated '84. (Auctioneer's information)

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LAST SOLD Newcastle, UK, 2007
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1885  

1885_w001

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Ralph Hedley, The smithy, Hexham Bridge End, 1885, (Sunderland M&WG

The smithy, Hexham Bridge End

 

 

 

oil on canvas
597 x 857 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1885

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club, 2nd Annual Exhibition Newcastle upon Tyne, 1885 (29)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 
Sunderland Museum
and Art Gallery,
Sunderland, England
Reference TWCMS : B2550
Presented by Alderman Preston,
Mayor of Sunderland (1884-5),
1885

1885_w002a

TRACED 2015

TRACED - IMAGE AWAITED

Dr H. W. Newton, Esq.,
Mayor of Newcastle

FIRST EXHIBITED 1885
Bewick Club, 2nd Annual Exhibition Newcastle upon Tyne, 1885 (210)

PRIVATE COLLECTION
1885_w002b Ralph Hedley, H. H. Emmerson modeling as a monk, 1885, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED H.H. Emmerson modelling as a monk   PRIVATE COLLECTION

1885_w003

UNTRACED

Gossips

FIRST EXHIBITED  1885
Bewick Club, 2nd Annual Exhibition Newcastle upon Tyne, 18855 (282)

 

1885_w004a

Ralph Hedley, The gardener’s daughter, 1885 photograph © 2014 Beamish Museum Ltd Ralph Hedley, The gardener’s daughter, 1885 photograph © 2014 Beamish Museum Ltd

The gardener’s daughter

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890
PRESS ARTICLE  Leader, Art Gallery, May 1890

Photograph © 2014 Beamish Museum Ltd

1885_w004b Pendennis (Ralph Hedley), The gardener’s daughter, 1885 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The gardener’s daughter

Line drawing by Pendennis
(Ralph Hedley)

The Northumbrian, vol.7, no.184, 13 June 1885, p. 392  

1885_w005

Ralph Hedley, The last in the market, 1885, Laing Art Gallery

The last in the market

The carrier’s cart
(Alternative title
Shipley Art Gallery 1938-9)

oil on canvas
1232 x 863 mm
SIGNED r: R Hedley 1885-

FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (35)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 


Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : B6686
Given by Mrs S. S. Sims, 1935

1885_w006

Ralph Hedley, The last in the market, 1885, All rights reserved

The last in the market
 (Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
440 x 380 mm
SIGNED b.r. R HEDLEY

PRIVATE COLLECTION  


LAST SOLD London 2005
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1885_w007

UNTRACED

The coming man

FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (81)

 

1885_w008

Ralph Hedley, Leaving puppies to rear, 1885, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Leaving puppies to rear

Alternative titles:
Leaving the puppies to be reared
(Laing Art Gallery, 1938 (11)
A huntsman and a maiden
(Auctioneer 2008)
The Next Generation
(Auctioneer 2010)

oil on canvas
635 x 819 mm, 25½ x 32¼ in
SIGNED  b.r. R.Hedley 1885.

FIRST EXHIBITED 1938
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (290)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD  Somerset, UK, 2010
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1883_w009 UNDATED)

Ralph Hedley, A protective mother goose, 1885, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A protective mother goose

oil on canvas
356 X 552 mm, (14 x  21 3/4 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  
LAST SOLD London 2006
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1885_w011

Ralph Hedley, Study, portrait of James Anderson, Braes of Derwent Hunt,1885

Study for
Presentation portrait of
James Anderson, Esq.

(The Braes of Derwent Hunt)

oil on canvas
410 x 585 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1885

FIRST EXHIBITED 1938
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (26)

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1885_w012a

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Presentation portrait of James Anderson, Esq.

(The Braes of Derwent Hunt)

oil on canvas

FIRST EXHIBITED 1938
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (165)

 

1885_w012b

Ralph Hedley, Portrait of James Anderson, Braes of Derwent Hunt, 1885 (print)

Presentation portrait of James Anderson, Esq.

(The Braes of Derwent Hunt)

monochrome print

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST KNOWN  Australia 1994  
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1885_w013

Ralph Hedley, The fox on the outhouse roof, 1885  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The fox on the outhouse roof

(The Braes of Derwent Hunt)

oil on canvas
919 x 1372 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

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1885_w014

Ralph Hedley, A mare and foal on the Yorkshire coast, 1885 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Mare and foal on a hillside overlooking the Yorkshire coast (Runswick Bay?)

oil on canvas
400 x 555 mm, (15 3/4 x 21 3/4 in)

Signed and dated 1885’
(Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1885_w015

Ralph Hedley, Boy with torn sleeve reading a newspaper, 1885 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Boy with torn sleeve
reading a newspaper

oil on canvas
365 x 267 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c R Hedley 85

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST KNOWN  1990
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1885_w016

Ralph Hedley, Boy with torn sleeve tearing newspaper, 1885 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Boy with torn sleeve
tearing a newspaper

oil on canvas
365 x 265 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c R Hedley 85

PRIVATE COLLECTION


LAST KNOWN  1990
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1885_w017a

Five years of musrule, 1885, Ralph Hedley as Pendennis

Cover

Five Years of Misrule
or The
Gladstone Governt
from 1880 to 1885

Satirical Poem by G.R.HEDLEY
Illustrated by Pendennis

(Ralph Hedley)

   

1885_w017b

Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

Pity the sorrows of a “grand old man,”
    Now sunk in sad despair;
He’s ruined his nation all he can,
    And done what few men dare

CHORUS-
If out of place much longer, zounds
    He’ll smash the treasury door.

   

1885_w017c

Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

He’s watched the dawn of every thought
    That came o’er land and sea,
And many a hapless change he’s wrought
    In his once great counterie,

 

   

1885_w017d

Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

He’s made the land scarce worth a jot
    In Ireland’s emerald isle:
And Irish workman starve and rot
    At home on their native soil.

 

   

1885_w017e

Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

With his phantom – foul Free Trade;
And other crafts, both great and small,
        Thus pine in poverty’s shade.

   
1885_w017f Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

He’s gauged the beer, the barley free’d
    And spoiled the people’s drink ;
Each brewer now may mix the mead ;
    While farmers’ profits sink.

   
1885_w017g Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

He’s linked himself with a treasonous band
    He’s lately had in jail,
Who want Home Rule, dissever’d land –
    For him they will not fail.

He’s given more votes where treason reigned,
    Made treason’s chief supreme,
Become a slave for place regained,
    And dupe of a monstrous dream

   
1885_w017h Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

He’s ceded Penjdeh to the Czar,
    Got nought in lieu to show,
Save vows to halt at Zulficar,
That the Bear may stronger grow.

   
1885_w017i

He’s killed six thousand Soudanese,
    That number three times o’er
Of Egypt’s sons, like wasps or fleas
    That buzz’d around his door.

   

1885_w017j

 

Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

He’s wasted brave men’s precious lives
    By blunderings everywhere,
And not one thing on earth survives
    To love him but Despair !

He’s turned his back on his servant good –
    Gordon, the brave and true :
Relieve him, yes ! when the Nile’s at flood,
    But Heaven might that good work do.

   

1885_w017l

 

Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

He’s doubled the tax on English ground,
    Sent most of the work abroad,
Scatt’d our wealth’mong nations round,
    And changed each ancient code.

   
1885_w017m Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Five Years of Misrule, 1885

He’s held to office, drawn his fees,
    While others’ fees have failed ;
Sent no commissions o’er the seas –
    At home commissions railed.

He’s had full many a thousand pounds,
    Would like a few thousands more :
If out of place much longer, zounds !
    He’ll smash the treasury door.

   
1885_w018 Parliamentary see-saw, 1885

Parliamentary see-saw
Who is to be shaken off?

Political cartoon for the General Election 1885
 
1885_w019 Ralph Hedley as Pendennis, Hexham polling, 1885

Hexham  polling

Political cartoon in The Northumbrian,
General Election 1885

 
1886  

1886_w001

UNTRACED

The farmer’s daughter

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Bewick Club 3rd Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1886 (43)

 

1886_w002

Ralph Hedley, The animal market, 1886 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The animal market

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD New York, USA 2003
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1886_w003

UNTRACED

The first of the season

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Bewick Club 3rd Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1886 (133)

 

1886_w004a

UNTRACED

The village belles

FIRST EXHIBITED 
Bewick Club 3rd Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1886 (207)

 
1886_w004b Line drawing of Ralph Hedley's Village belles, 1886 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Village belles

ILLUSTRATION
Line drawing from an article in
The Northumbrian, 6 March 1886

 

1886_w005

UNTRACED

Kept in

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour,
London, 1886 (179)

 

1886_w006

Ralph Hedley, Whitby, 1886 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Whitby

oil on canvas
488 x 334mm
SIGNED  b.l.c. R. Hedley 86

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

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1886_w007

Ralph Hedley, Mending the net, Runswick Bay, 1886 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Mending the net,
Runswick Bay

oil on canvas
744 x 500 mm, 29¾ x 19¾ in
Signed and dated 1886 (Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Newcastle UK 2011
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1886_w008

No image available

Study of a courting
young couple under an
umbrella on a stormy day

(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Birmingham UK 1992
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1886_w009

No image available

Not sailing today

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London UK 1993
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1886_w010 Ralph Hedley, Pleasant memories, 1886 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Pleasant memories,
Runswick Bay near Whitby
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
580 x 750 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1996
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1886_w011

Ralph Hedley, Fisherfolk at Staithes, 1886 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Fisherfolk at Staithes

oil on canvas
395 x 545 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD Newcastle UK 1996 
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1887  

1887_w001a

 

The first one sold

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1887 (446)

 

1887_w001b

Ralph Hedley, Appleby horse fair, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Appleby horse fair

oil on canvas
610 x 775 mm, 24 x 30½ in.
Signed and dated ‘87 (Auctioneer's information)

DEARLR'S COLLECTION  
©Lacewing Fine Art

1887_w002a

UNTRACED

Darby and Joan

FIRST EXHIBITED
Newcastle upon Tyne
Royal Mining, Engineering and
Industrial Exhibition,
Exhibition Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1887 (The Jubilee Exhibition)
Exhibition Park, Newcastle 1887 (120)

 

1887_w002b

 

A pauper’s funeral

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club semi-private view, Newcastle upon Tyne, January/February 1887

PRESS REFERENCE
The Newcastle Courant,
Friday February 4, 1887
page 4, col 5

 

1887_w003

SHIPLEY 2013

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Ralph Hedley,  A.B.C., 1887 (c)Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK))

A.B.C.

 

 

 

oil on canvas
1270 x 1018 mm
SIGNED  b.l.c. R. Hedley 1887

FIRST EXHIBITED
Newcastle upon Tyne
Royal Mining, Engineering and
Industrial Exhibition,
Exhibition Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1887 (The Jubilee Exhibition)
Exhibition Park, Newcastle 1887 (131)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Reference TWCMS : G2338
Given by S. Hepworth, (1939)

1887_w004

UNTRACED

Ready for a stroll

FIRST EXHIBITED
Newcastle upon Tyne
Royal Mining, Engineering and
Industrial Exhibition,
Exhibition Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1887 (The Jubilee Exhibition)
Exhibition Park, Newcastle 1887 (208)

 

1887_w005

UNTRACED

A dull market

FIRST EXHIBITED
Newcastle upon Tyne
Royal Mining, Engineering and
Industrial Exhibition,
Exhibition Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1887 (The Jubilee Exhibition)
Exhibition Park, Newcastle 1887 (216)

 

1887_w006

 

The poor student

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour,
1887

 

1887_w007

Ralph Hedley, The young student , 1887, watercolour, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The young student ,
John Irwin,
in the artist's studio

(Auctioneer’s title)

This may be
The beggar student
(1887_w006 above)

watercolour
508 x 381 mm, 20 x 15 in
SIGNED (b.l.c.) and dated 1887
(Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

SOLD Newcastle 2006
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1887_w008a  

A beggar student

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club semi-private view, Newcastle upon Tyne, January/February 1887

PRESS REFERENCE
The Newcastle Courant,
Friday February 4, 1887
page 4, col 5

 

1887_w008b

Ralph Hedley, A good read (Auctioneer's title), 1887 {c] Wikigallery ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A good read
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
508 x 407 mm, 20 x 16 in.
SIGNED b.l. R. Hedley 87.

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2000
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1887_w009 Ralph Hedley, Drawing for Home lessons, 1887 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Home lessons
(Preparatory drawing from model)

charcoal with white chalk
on grey paper
420 X 219 mm
ANNOTATED b.c. ‘Home Lessons’

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1887_w010

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Home lessons, 1887, [c]Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Home lessons

 

 

 

oil on canvas
382 x 282 mm
SIGNED b.l.c.  R. Hedley 87

FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (4)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G4776
Given by Mrs Marion Ross, 1944

1887_w011

No image available

Cragside, Rothbury
(Newcastle upon Tyne
Co-operative Society
Calendar for 1887)

chromolithograph
(after Ralph Hedley’s painting of 1886)


FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Beamish,
The Living Museum of the North
Gateshead, County Durham, UK
Reference

1887_w012

Ralph Hedley, Young and old, 1887, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Young and old

watercolour on paper
388 x 330 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.r.c. R. HEDLEY / 1887

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1983
Owner please contact 
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1887_w013

Ralph Hedley, Two girls with washing (detail) Chromolithograph, 1887

Two girls with
washing on the grass

chromolithograph
410 x 587 mm (sight)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1887_w014

Ralph Hedley, Landscape, 1887 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Landscape

oil on canvas
546 x 394 mm, 21½ x15½ in.
SIGNED R. Hedley 87

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1887_w016

Ralph Hedley, Bewick Club menu, 1887 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Menu, Bewick Club Annual Dinner, 1887

SIGNED  Initial b.r.c. RH

 
1887  

1888_w001a

Ralph Hedley, Model in a frilled headdress, 1888 AL RIGHTS RESERVED

Model in a frilled headdress

oil on canvas
845 x 545 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c. R Hedley 1888

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD Stockholm 2011
Owner please contact 
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1888_w001b

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Market morning, 1888 (Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)

Market morning

 

 

 

oil on canvas
1224 x 1025 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c. R. Hedley 1888

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G2339
Given by the executors of
Charles Dennis Hill, 1939

1888_w002a

UNTRACED

The fisherman’s courtship

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 5th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1888

 
1888_w002b

UNTRACED

First steps

FIRST EXHIBITED
Exhibition of paintings and watercolours
The Law Institute, Leeds, August 1888

 

1888_w003a

UNTRACED

Unemployed

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 5th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1888

 
1888_w003b UNTRACED

Weary

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1888 (23)

 

1888_w004

Ralph Hedley, Out of work, 1888 (Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, UK)

Out of work

Alternative title:  Nothing doing
Bewick Club
6th Annual Exhibition,
1889 (203)

oil on canvas
882 x 1292
SIGNED  b.l.c. R. Hedley 1888

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1888 (529)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Shipley Art Gallery,
Gateshead, England
Reference TWCMS : C11482
Purchased for the collection 1978

1888_w005

UNTRACED

The reaper

FIRST EXHIBITED
South Shields Model Yacht Club
Exhibition, South Shields,1888 (4)

 

1888_w006

UNTRACED

The haymakers

FIRST EXHIBITED
Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition,
Scarborough 1888

 

1888_w007

UNTRACED

Trailing the hay

FIRST EXHIBITED
South Shields Model Yacht Club
Exhibition, South Shields,1888 (143)

 

1888_w008

UNTRACED

Rustic cricketers /
Village cricketers

FIRST EXHIBITED
South Shields Model Yacht Club
Exhibition, South Shields,1888 (57)

 

1888_w009

UNTRACED

The sleepy boy

FIRST EXHIBITED
South Shields Model Yacht Club
Exhibition, South Shields,1888 (38)

 

1888_w010

UNTRACED

The weary model

FIRST EXHIBITED
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool,
1888 (965)

 

1888_w011

No image availlable

The weary model

watercolour on paper
579 x 449
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1888

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1888_w012

No image availlable

The milk cart

‘oil painting’
680 X 520 mm (26¾ x 20½ in)

(Auctioneer's information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
Owner please contact 
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1888_w013

Ralph Hedley, Fred Hedley with a slate ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Fred Hedley with a slate

Frederick Hedley was
Ralph and Sarah Hedley’s second son, and fourth child
born 1884

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD as The young artist
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1995
Owner please contact 
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1888_w014

No image available

Comparing notes
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1995
Owner please contact 
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1888_w015

Ralph Hedley, Going home, 1888 (Laing Art Gallery, UK)

Going home

oil on canvas
765 x 559 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c. R. Hedley 1888


FIRST EXHIBITED 1891
Central Exchange Art Gallery, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : K8097
Given by Miss Ellen Bicknell, 1985

1889

 

1889_w001

Ralph Hedley, Going Home, promotional chromolithograph, 1890

Going home


Sub-heading:
“The Pitman homeward plods his weary way”

(Pun on Thomas Gray's Elegy written in a country charchyard, 1751)

Promotional poster
(after Ralph Hedley’s painting
Going Home of 1888)
Newcastle Weekly Chronicle,
Newcastle-on-Tyne.
Christmas 1889


RECENTLY EXHIBITED
Shafts of Light exhibition,
Woodhorn Colliery Museum,
Ashington, Northumberland UK

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Northumberland Collections Service
Reference ASHMM 1991.29/1

1889_w003

Ralph Hedley, study of cabin interior (for Contraband), 1889

Cabin Interior
(study for Contraband)

oil on canvas
406 x 510 mm, 15½ x 19¼ in
SIGNED  b.r.c.  R. Hedley


EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1889_w004

Ralph Hedley, Contraband, 1889 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Contraband

oil on canvas
1245 x 1525 mm, 49 x 60 in.
SIGNED  b.l.c.  R. Hedley 1889


FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 6th Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1889 (42)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD London 2006
Owner please contact 
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1889_w005

Ralph Hedley, chromolithograph of Contraband, 1889  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Contraband (chromolithograph)

Chromolithograph
(after Ralph Hedley’s painting
Contraband of 1889)
London and Newcastle Tea Company
Christmas give-away, 1889

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

 

1889_w006

London & Newcastle Tea Company, ticket for chromolithograph of 'Contraband', 1889

London and Newcastle
Tea Company
Picture ticket for
‘Contraband’

ILLUSTRATION FROM
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

Owner please contact 
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1889_w007

UNTRACED

Union Jack

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle, 1889 (87)

 

1889_w008

London & Newcastle Tea Company, chromolithograph, from Ralph Hedley, Union Jack, 1889

Union Jack

Chromolithograph
(after Ralph Hedley’s painting
Union Jack of 1889)
London and Newcastle Tea Company
Christmas give-away, 1889


ILLUSTRATION from
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION 1990  

Owner please contact 
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1889_w009

UNTRACED

The Laird and the Gaberlunzie

EXHIBITED 1889
Bewick Club, Newcastle,
6th Annual Exhibition 1889 (67)

 

1889_w010

UNTRACED

The bondagers
(Female fieldworkers,
Berwickshire and Northumberland)

EXHIBITED
Bewick Club, Newcastle,
6th Annual Exhibition 1889 (389)

 

1889_w011

UNTRACED

What shall I buy?

EXHIBITED
Tynemouth Art Club, 1889

 

1889_w012

No image available

A sporting lunch

MEDIUM  oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1996
Owner please contact 
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1890

 

1890_w001

Ralph Hedley, Study for 'Seeking sanctuary', 1890 LAING ART GALLERY, NEWCASTLE

Study for 'Seeking sanctuary'

of the North entrance and lion's head Sanctuary Knocker, Durham Cathedral

oil on canvas
458 x 354 mm


FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A., Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (77)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : F9111
Given by Reginald E. Baty, 1945

1890_w002

Ralph Hedley, Seeking sanctuary, 1890, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Seeking sanctuary

oil on canvas
1170 x 1660 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 8th Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890 (38)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1890_w003

Lithograph of Seeking sanctuary, after Ralph Hedley, 1890

Seeking sanctuary

(lithograph after painting by
Ralph Hedley)


lithographic print
(monochrome)
750 x 533 mm

 

1890_w004

Punch cartoon of Seeking sanctuary, 1890

Coming home late in the Olden Time

Punch cartoon upon Royal Academy exhibition, 1890
Caption: ‘No latch Key. Rousing the neighbourhod with pantomime knocker. Situation graphically depicted

ILLUSTRATION FROM
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

 

1890_w005

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Lay of the last minstrel, 1890, SHIPLEY ART GALLERY, GATESHEAD

The lay of the last minstrel

 

 

 

oil on canvas
1236 x 1025 mm
SIGNED  b.l.c: R Hedley 1890

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 8th Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890 (86)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Shipley Art Gallery,
Gateshead, England
Reference TWCMS : F12343
Given by C. Scarth Moor, 1938

1890_w006

UNTRACED
(See press description
on Details page)

The dog watch

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 8th Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890 (161)

 

1890_w007

UNTRACED

The signal

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 8th Annual Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890 (169)

 

1890_w008

UNTRACED

Field workers

FIRST EXHIBITED
South Shields Model Yacht Club
Exhibition, South Shields, 1890 (38)

 

1890_w009

On his throne
(See press description
on Details page)

On his throne

FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890

 

1890_w010

Ralph Hedley, A cottage garden, 1890 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A cottage garden


(Recently auctioned as:
'Watering the garden')


FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1890 (1168)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Chester, UK 2011
Owner please contact 
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1890_w011

UNTRACED

The truant

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890

 

1890_w012

UNTRACED

Waiting for the boats

FIRST EXHIBITED
Tynemouth Fine Arts Association
ExhIbition, Tynemouth, 1891 (123)

 

1890_w013

UNTRACED

Bringing home the kindling

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1890

 

1890_w014

Ralph Hedley, Geordie haad the bairn, 1890, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Geordie ha’ad the bairn

oil on canvas
690 x 541 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c. R Hedley 1890


FIRST EXHIBITED
Central Exchange Art Gallery,
Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : H6478
On loan from a private collection

1890_w015

Chromolithograph after Ralph Hedley, Geordie and the bairn, 1890

Geordie and the bairn

chromolithograph (after Ralph Hedley)
572 x 432 mm (22¼ x 17 in) sight
Signed (in print) b.r. R. Hedley 1890
Weekly Chronicle Newscastle on Tyne 1890
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED 
Oakland Ca, USA, 2012
Owner please contact 
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1890_w016

Ralph Hedley, The booler, 1890 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Booler

One of a set of 5 Illustrations,
Newcastle Weekly Chronicle
Christmas Supplement, 1890

bodycolour on paper
SIGNED b.r.   R.H.90

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION

Copyright
The North of England
Institute of Mining and
Mechanical Engineers

 

 

1890_w017

Ralph Hedley, The Pigeon Fancier, 1890, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Pigeon Fancier 

One of a set of 5 Illustrations,
Newcastle Weekly Chronicle
Christmas Supplement, 1890

bodycolour on paper
SIGNED b.l.  R.H.90

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION

Copyright
The North of England
Institute of Mining and
Mechanical Engineers

 

1890_w018

Ralph Hedley, Pitman’s Pay: Old Style, 1890, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Pitman’s Pay: Old Style

One of a set of 5 Illustrations,
Newcastle Weekly Chronicle
Christmas Supplement, 1890

bodycolour on paper
SIGNED b.l.  R.H.90

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION

Copyright
The North of England
Institute of Mining and
Mechanical Engineers

 

1890_w019

Ralph Hedley, Pitman’s Pay: New Style, 1890, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Pitman’s Pay: New Style

One of a set of 5 Illustrations,
Newcastle Weekly Chronicle
Christmas Supplement, 1890

bodycolour on paper
SIGNED b.r.   R.H.90

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION

Copyright
The North of England
Institute of Mining and
Mechanical Engineers

 

1890_w020

Ralph Hedley, Geordie and his mate, 1890, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Geordie and his Mate

One of a set of 5 Illustrations,
Newcastle Weekly Chronicle
Christmas Supplement, 1890

bodycolour on paper
SIGNED b.c.  R.H.90.

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION

Copyright
The North of England
Institute of Mining and
Mechanical Engineers

 

1890_w021a

Ralph Hedley, The eavesdropper, 1890 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The eavesdropper

   

1890_w021b

NEW DISCOVERY 2014

 

Ralph Hedley, A boy plaiting reeds, 1890 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED A boy plaiting reeds oil on canvas
745 x 490 mm (29.3 x 19.3 in.)
(Auctioneers information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2014


Owner please contact 
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1890_w022

Ralph Hedley, Woman feeding chickens, 1890, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Woman feeding chickens outside a cottage

(Staithes or Runswick Bay,
North Yorkshire coast)

   
1890_w023 Ralph Hedley, A Yorkshire terrier, 1890 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED A Yorkshire terrier oil on canvas
510 x 410 mm
 
1891  

1891_w001

Ralph Hedley, Go! And God's will be done, 1891 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

'Go! and God’s will be done'


Taken from The Lifeboat, published in The Lifeboat and other poems , by George Robert Sims (1847-1922) London : J. P. Fuller, 1883

oil on canvas
1380 x 1810 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1891

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 8th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891 (38)

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Harris Museum & Art Gallery,
Preston, Lancashire, UK
Reference PRSMG : P1921
Unknown acquisition

1891_w002

UNTRACED

May blossom

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 8th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891 (161)

 

1891_w003

UNTRACED

Discharging Grain /
Discharging Grain, Quayside
(Loan Exhibition, Laing Art Gallery, 1938

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 8th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891 (250)

 

1891_w004

UNTRACED

The toboggan

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 8th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891 (271)

 

1891_w005a

UNTRACED

His first easel /
Necessity is the mother of invention
(Alternative title)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Tynemouth Fine Arts Association
Exhibition 1891 (161)

 
1891_w005b Ralph Hedley, print after ‘His first easel’, 1891

His First Easel

Reproduction in
The Illustrated London News,
August 1891, 344

 

1891_w006

UNTRACED

Errand boy

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891

 

1891_w007

UNTRACED

Poverty

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891

 

1891_w008

Ralph Hedley, The cabin boy, 1891 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The cabin boy

oil on canvas
551 x 409
20 1/8 x16 1/8 in
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 91

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1891

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 1998
Owner please contact 
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1891_w009

UNTRACED

Mother

Tynemouth Art Club, 1891 (97)

 
1891_w010 UNTRACED

Sealing the locker

FIRST EXHIBITED
Tynemouth Fine Arts Association
Exhibition, 1891      

 
1891_w011 Ralph Hedley, Study of wood staithes, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Study of wood staithes

Pencil on grey paper

 
1891_w012 Ralph Hedley, Study for detail of Barge Day, 1891 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Study for detail of Barge Day

Pastel on black paper

 
1891_w013 Ralph Hedley, Study for Barge Day, 1891 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Study for Barge Day

oil on canvas
423 x 523 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : C10612
Given by Reginald E. Baty, 1945

1891_w014

SHIPLEY 2013

 

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Barge Day, 1891 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Barge Day

 

 

oil on canvas
1405 x 1886
SIGNED b.l. R.HEDLEY 1891-

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 9th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1892 (60)     

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : 2006.810
Bequest of Julian Brown, 2006

1891_w015 Ralph Hedley, What time is it?, 1891 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

What time is it?

watercolour hightened with gouache
475 x370 mm (18¾x14½in)
signed and dated 81
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  

LAST SOLD London 2006
Owner please contact 
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1892  
1892_w001 Ralph Hedley, The Parish Registrar of Births and Deaths, 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Parish Registrar
of Births and Deaths

oil on canvas
1313 x 1522 (sight)
SIGNED b.l. R HEDLEY 1892

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 9th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1892 (47)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1998
Owner please contact 
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1892_w002

UNTRACED

The village school

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 9th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1892 (364)

 
1892_w003 Ralph Hedley, The amateur dentist, 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED The amateur dentist

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1892 (636

 
1892_w004

UNTRACED

Sketch for My Neighbour, (Stephen Brownlow)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition, 1891

 

1892_w005

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, My neighbour, Stephen Brownlow, 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

My Neighbour
Alternative title:
My Neighbour, (Stephen Brownlow)
(Shipley Art Gallery, 1938-39)

 

oil on board
532 x 422
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley / 92.

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1892 (813)

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead,
Tyne and Wear, England
Reference TWCMS : F12337
Bequeathed by Frank Winter, 1925

1892_w006

UNTRACED

See to your colours

FIRST EXHIBITED
South Shields Fine Art Club 1892 (44)

 
1892_w007

UNTRACED

After you

FIRST EXHIBITED
South Shields Fine Art Club 1892 (461)

 
1892_w008 Ralph Hedley, His first voyage, 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

His first voyage

oil on canvas
1120 x 1300 (44 x 51¼ in)
SIGNED R. Hedley/1892

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 10th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1893 (63)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 1993
Owner please contact 
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1892_w009

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, The newsboy, 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The newsboy

 

 

 

watercolour, bodycolour and pencil on paper
425 x 323 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. HEDLEY 1892

FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (153)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : F3441
Given by Mrs C. Currie, 1955

1892_w010 Ralph Hedley, 1892_w010_two_girls_asleep_on_a_bench , 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Two girls asleep on a bench

watercolour over pencil on paper (unfinished)
439 x 329 (sight)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91
Julian Brown collection 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1892_w011 Ralph Hedley, Portrait of the dog Taffy, 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Portrait of the dog Taffy

oil on canvas
562 x 406
22 x 19 in
SIGNED b.l.c. Sketch R Hedley 1882
I
FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91


PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED  Newcastle, 2012
Owner please contact 
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1892_w012 Ralph Hedley, Old man begging, 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Old man begging

SIGNED b.l.c. R.HEDLEY 92

 
1892_w013 Ralph Hedley, Chalking in the score, 1892 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Chalking in the score

oil on canvas
460 x 360 (18 x 14 in)
SIGNED b.r.c. R.HEDLEY 92

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2004
Owner please contact 
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1892_w014 Ralph Hedley, High thought, 1892, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

High thought

oil on canvas
686 x 508 (27 x 20 in)
‘Signed and dated 1892’
(Auctioneer’e information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Glasgow,
Scotland 2002
Owner please contact 
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1893

 

1893_w001

UNTRACED

Buy your own cherries

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 10th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1893 (106)

 

1893_w002

Found in Julian Brown archive, held at Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

In the cloisters, Ralph Hedley 1893

In the cloisters

Hedley studio photograph

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 10th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1893 (199)

ORIGINAL UNTRACED

1893_w003

No image currently available

Flint and steel /
The firelighter
(Laing Art Gallery 1938 (120)

oil on canvas
761 x 637
SIGNED b.r.c. R.Hedley. 1893

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1893 (808)

PRIVATE COLLECTION
The Gall Allan collection (1990)

1893_w004

UNTRACED

For the invalid

FIRST EXHIBITED
Tynemouth Art Club, 1883

 

1893_w005a

Ralph Hedley, After school, 1893 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

After school / Three boys on a swing  

oil on canvas
461 x 358 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R.H. 93

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., 
Laing Art Gallery, 1938 (48)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1893_w005b

Ralph Hedley, The bold warrior, 1893 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The bold warrior

Picture of Ralph Hedley - Ralph and Sarah Hedley's third son and fifth child, born 1882. (Subject identification: 'Ralph with Helmet' Roger Hedley's Executor's inventory notebook, page 7, 1913)

oil on canvas
618 x 383 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. RH 93.

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne,1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1893_w006

Ralph Hedley, The pawnshop, 1893,  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The pawnshop

oil on canvas
330 x 279 mm (13 x 11 in)
SIGNED 1893

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., 
Laing Art Gallery, 1938 (62)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1996
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1893_w007

UNTRACED

Early for a train

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A., 
Laing Art Gallery, 1938 (157)

 

1893_w008

Ralph Hedley, Model girl knitting, 1893 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Model girl knitting

oil on canvas
400 x 294 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1893

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne,
1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : J3352
Given by Mrs. Cora MacDonald, 1984

1893_w009

Ralph Hedley, Henry Winship Storey guilding a frame, 1893 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Henry Winship Storey guilding a frame

oil on panel
577 x 432 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. RH 93

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne,
1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1893_w010a

Ralph Hedley, Study for The phrenologist's visit, 1893 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Study for The phrenologist's visit

oil on canvas
457 x 356 mm (18 x 14 in)
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley. 93

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2007
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1893_w010b Ralph Hedley, The phrenologist, 1893 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The phrenologist

oil on canvas
609 x 508 mm (24 x 20 in)
SIGNED and dated 1893

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1996
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1893_w010c Ralph Hedley, The itinerant phrenologist, (halftone reproduction) 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The itinerant phrenologist

The art of the day
Article in The Sketch,
June 19th, 1895

Halftone reproduction of
The Phrenologist
From the painting shown at the
Royal Academy, London,1895

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

1893_w011

Ralph Hedley, The last of the bards, 1893, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The last of the bards

680 x 500 mm (26¾ x 19¾ in)
‘Signed and dated 1893’
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2008
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1893-W012

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, The old kitchen, 1893 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The old kitchen

 

 

 

oil on canvas
358 x 464 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.H 93-

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter, 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : C686
Given by Miss Wilson, 1940

1894

 

1894_w001

UNTRACED

Sketch for The breadwinner

FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A. 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (128)

 
1894_w002

UNTRACED

The breadwinner

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 11th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1894 (49)

 
1894_w003 Ralph Hedley, The breadwinner (woodcut copy) ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The breadwinner

Woodcut copy

ILLUSTRATION taken from
Ralph Hedley, Tyneside Painter
John Millard / Laing Art Gallery, 1990, p. 56

 
1894_w004a Ralph Hedley, Weary waiting, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Weary waiting

oil on canvas
1327 x 1019 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 94-

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 11th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1894 (94)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1894_w004b Ralph Hedley, Weary waiting, print version, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Weary waiting

ILLUSTRATION from
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter
John Millard/ Laing Art Gallery, 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1990

 
1894_w005 Ralph Hedley, The batchelor, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The bachelor

oil on canvas
660 x 508 mm (26 x 20 in)
Signed
(Auctioneer’s information)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1894 (422)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD LONDON 2001
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1894_w006 Ralph Hedley, The batchelor, chromolithograph, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The bachelor

chromolithograph
(after Ralph Hedley)

240 x 320 mm
(size given by owner of one ‘high class photogravure’ version)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1894_w007

UNTRACED

Home lessons

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1894 (477)

 
1894_w008

UNTRACED

Good night!

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 11th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1894 (194)

 
1894_w009

UNTRACED

Breeze and sunshine

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 11th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1894 (196)

 
1894_w010 Ralph Hedley, Roses for the invalid, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Roses for the invalid

oil on canvas
1044 x 813mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 94-

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A. 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (86)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : F9145
Given by Mrs Florence Bradford, 1940

1894_w011 Ralph Hedley, The sower, 1894, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED The sower

oil on canvas
510 x 410 mm
signed and dated '94
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2000
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1894_w012 Ralph Hedley, Maid in an interior, 1894 ALLRIGHTS RESERVED Maid in an interior oil on board
311 x 235 mm (12¼ x 9¼ in)
signed with initials and dated '94 (lower left)
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2010
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1894_w013 Ralph Hedley, Returning home, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Returning home

oil
750 x 490 mm
(Auctioneer’s information)

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A 
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (121)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1894_w014

UNTRACED

Stolen fruit

FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (103)

 
1894_w015 Ralph Hedley, Two boys with cigarettes, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Two boys with cigarettes

oil on panel
255 x 204 MM
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley. 94

FIRST EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne,1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1894_w016 Ralph Hedley, Boy asleep on his slate, 1894, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A portrait of Fred Hedley, son of the artist, asleep at a table holding a writing slate
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1997
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1894_w017 Ralph Hedley, Convalescent boy with a blanket, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Convalescent boy with a blanket

   
1894_w018 Ralph Hedley, Drawing of a man holding a box, 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Man holdng a box    
1894_w019 Ralph Hedley, Mrs Palma Fionda., 1894 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Mrs Palma Fionda

oil on board
377 x 268 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. RH 94

FIRST EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (129)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1895

 

1895_w001

Ralph Hedley, Mrs H W Newton, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Portrait of Mrs. H. W. Newton

oil on canvas
1210 x 890 mm (47.6 x 35 in)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 12th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1895 (7)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1895_w002a

UNTRACED

Old pension day

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 12th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1895 (40)

 

1895_w002b

Old pension day, 1895, after Ralph Hedley

Old pension day

Reproduction from
BLACK AND WHITE, 31 August 1895, pp 282
(photographic plate by Acme,Watford)     

 

 

1895_w003

UNTRACED

The poor ye have always with uou

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 12th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1895 (100) 

 

1895_w004

UNTRACED

Old clothes market
Earlier version of the 1898 picture?

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 12th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1895 (7)

 

1895_w005

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, H H Emmerson in his studio, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Henry Hetherington Emmerson
in his studio

 

 

 

oil on canvas
456 x 353 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.H. 95

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne,1895

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : B6689
Given by Miss E. J. Bourcier, 1949

1895_w006

UNTRACED

Study of an old woman

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne,1895

 

1895_w007

UNTRACED

Marguerites /
Margarentes Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition, 1896 (65)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne,1895

 

1895_w008

UNTRACED

A watched kettle is long in boiling

FIRST EXHIBITED
Tynemouth Art Club, 1895

 

1895_w009

Ralph Hedley, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A mother cooking a meal at an open fire, watched by her expectant son
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1994
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1895_w010

UNTRACED

The convalescent
Earlier version?

FIRST EXHIBITED
Tynemouth Art Club, 1895

 

1895_w011

Ralph Hedley, The rose, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The rose

oil on canvas
330 x 470 mm (13 x 17 in)
SIGNED t: R.H. 95

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (25)


PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Leyburn 2006
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1895_w012

Ralph Hedley, self portrait, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESEVED

Ralph Hedley  
Self portrait

oil on canvas
432 x 508
SIGNED r: RH 95

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (127)

 

1895_w013

 

Old Sun Inn, Billsdale /
An Old Yorkshire Inn 
Bovril Advertisement

chromolithograph (after Ralph Hedley)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

 

1895_w014

Ralph Hedley, The toilet, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The toilet

oil on canvas
256 x 207 mm
SIGNED b.r. R. Hedley. 95-

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

 

1895_w015

Ralph Hedley, Filling the warming pan, 1895 AL RIGHTS RESERVED

Filling the warming pan

An elderly woman filling a warming pan with hot coals (Auctioneer’s title)

750 x 640 (29½ x 25¼ in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2008
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1895_w016

Ralph Hedley, The new tune, 1895  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The new tune

oil on canvas
325 x 225 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Somerset, 2008
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1895_w017

Ralph Hedley, Spider asleep, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Spider asleep
study of Hedley’s whippet

charcoal on paper
221 x 240 (sight)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1895_w018

Ralph Hedley, Spider asleep, and waking up 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Spider asleep and waking up
study of Hedley’s whippet

charcoal on paper
221 x 240 (sight)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1895_w019

Ralph Hedley, Spider sitting alert 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Spider sitting alert
study of Hedley’s whippet

charcoal on paper
221 x 240 (sight)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

 

1895_w020

Ralph Hedley, Spider standing  1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Spider standing
study of Hedley’s whippet

charcoal on paper
221 x 240 (sight)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1895_w021

Ralph Hedley, The blacksmith's forge, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The blacksmith's forge

oil on canvas
1020 x 890 mm (40 3/16 x 35 1/16 in)
SIGNED blc R.Hedley 1895

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2011
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1895_w022

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Meal time, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Meal time

 

 

 

oil on canvas
357 x 455 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.Hedley 1895

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G4780
Gift from Miss Wilson, 1940

1895_w023

 

The gamekeeper
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

LAST SOLD Gateshead 1997
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1895_w024

Ralph Hedley, A breezy day, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A breezy day

oil on canvas
460 x 355 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R.Hedley 95

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Darlington Borough Art Collection
Reference 432

1895-W025

Ralph Hedley Children decorating a boater with dog dasies, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Children decorating a boater with dog daisies

   

1895-W026

Ralph Hedley Portrait of a boy, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Portrait of a boy dressed for fishing (A.A. Wilson?)

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010  

1895-W027

Ralph Hedley Bed time, 1895 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Bed time

Oil on canvas, mounted on board
609 x 467 mm (24 x 18¼ in)

SIGNED b.r.c. R.Hedley.95

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Online 2012
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1896

 

1896_w001

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, The veteran, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The veteran
‘Shouldered his crutch and showed how fields were won’
Hedley’s version of a passage from
The Deserted Village, 1770
Oliver Goldsmith, (1730-1774)

 

 

 

oil on canvas
1197 x 1620 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.Hedley

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1896 (16)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G1986
Given by the
Walker Mechanics’ Institute, 1942

1896_w002

Ralph Hedley, Barred out, 29th May, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Barring-out Day /
Barred out, 29th May
(Shipley Art Gallery, 1938-9)

oil on canvas
1029 x 857 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 96

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1896 (78)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G2336
Given by Col T. A. Higginbottom, 1933

1896_w003

UNTRACED

Punch

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1896 (260)

 

1896_w004

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Passing the doctor, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Passing the doctor

 

 

 

oil on canvas
1311 x 1567 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1896

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 13th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1896 (38)  

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G2332
Given by A. N. Dodds, 1917

1896_w005

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Duty paid, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Duty paid

 

 

oil on canvas
1090 x 1265 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1896-

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 13th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1896 (86)

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Sunderland Museum
and Winter Gardens,
Burdon Road, SR1 1PP, England
Reference TWCMS : C445
Purchased 1897

1896_w006

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, The saw pit, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The saw pit

 

 

 

oil on canvas
1018 x 762 mm
SIGNED  r. R Hedley 96

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 13th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1896 (163)

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G2053
Given by A. N. Dodds, 1917
Given by Miss Wilson, 1940

1896_w007

SOUTH SHIELDS MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Invention of the lifeboat, Willie Wouldhave, South Shields, 1789,1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Invention of the lifeboat,
Willie Wouldhave, South Shields, 1789

oil on canvas
1091 x 922 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley/ 1896

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 13th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1896 (86)

PUBLIC COLLECTION

South Shields Museum
And Art Gallery
Ocean Road NE33 2JA
Reference TWCMS : G5211
Presented by public subscription, 1898

1896_w008

UNTRACED

Autumn

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (68)

 

1896_w009a

Ralph Hedley, A young boy rocking cradle, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A young boy rocking his brother's cradle whilst reading a book

390 x 325 mm (15¼ x 12¾ in)
Signed and dated 1896
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2007
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1896_w009b Ralph Hedley, Boy rocking cradle, 1896  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Hedley studio photograph of a painting depicting a boy rocking a cradle whilst reading a book.

Original title unknown

   

1896_w010

Ralph Hedley, The noonday rest, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The noonday rest

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 1994
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1896_w011 Ralph Hedley, Friends, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Friends

Oil on canvas
340 x 290 mm (13 3/8 x 11 7/16in)
SIGNED b.r.c. R.H.96.

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED London 2011 Owner please contact 
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1896_w012

Ralph Hedley, Drawing of a young girl, 1896 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Drawing of a young girl
wearing a fur trimmed coat and bonnet

SIGNED b.l.c. RH96

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

1897

 

1897_w001

UNTRACED

Portrait of Colonel Crawford

FIRST EXHIBITED
Art Circle, Newcastle, 1897

 

1897_w002

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

 

Ralph Hedley, Blind beggar, 1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Blind beggar /
Old man
(Laing Art Gallery, 1938)

oil on canvas
562 x 408 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. RH 97

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (139)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : F4617
Purchased from Mrs Gowdy, 1976

1897_w003

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley R.B.A. Dr Robert Spence Watson 1897 Dr Robert Spence Watson

oil on canvas
1164 x 1340 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1897

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Shipley Art Gallery,
Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Reference TWCMS : E8466
Bequeathed by
Robert Spence Watson, 1919  

 

1897_w004

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Sharpening the scythe1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sharpening the scythe /
The reaper (Internet title)

oil on canvas
687 x 508 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.H 97

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : F5157
Given by Miss Wilson, 1940

1897_w005

Ralph Hedley, The butter churn, 1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The butter churn

oil on canvas
689 x 511 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley. 97

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1897_w006a

Ralph Hedley, An old man on a settee, reading a book, 1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

An old man on a settee, reading a book

oil on canvas
635 x 765 mm (25 x 30 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
Owner please contact 
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1897_w006b Ralph Hedley, Collecting water at a spring, 1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Collecting water at a stream

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1897_w006c Ralph Hedley, Boy and a dog in a doorway, 1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Boy and a dog in a doorway

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1897_w006d

Ralph Hedley, Truants, two boys cutting whistle from plant stems, 1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Truants, two boys
cutting whistles
from plant stems
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
406 x 304 mm (16 x 12 in)
SIGNED 1897
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Last sold Newcastle 2007
Owner please contact 
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1897_w007

Ralph Hedley, Uncle Toby and the Dicky Bird Society1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Uncle Toby and the Dicky Bird Society

oil on canvas
520 x 600 mm (20½ x 23½ in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2003
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1897_w008

Ralph Hedley, The village sweetshop, 1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The village sweetshop

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1897_w009

Ralph Hedley, Jubilee girl, 1897 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Jubilee girl
A young girl holding an orange and a teacup sitting in the shade of a tree wearing a bonnet and a medal to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

oil on canvas
457 x 349 mm (18 x 13¾ in)
monogrammed and dated 22/6/1897
beneath a crown
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1898

 

1898_w001

Ralph Hedley, The tournament 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The tournament

oil on canvas
822 x 1028 mm (32½ x 40½ in)
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley. 98

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1898 (514)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2004
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1898_w002a

Ralph Hedley, The monitor 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The monitor

oil on canvas
1103 x 932 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1898

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1898 (962)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G1993
Given by Mrs Niederhaussen 1941

1898_w002b Ralph Hedley, The monitor (print) 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The monitor

Monochrome print
Sunday Magazine supplement, 1899

 

1898_w003

Ralph Hedley, The aspiring artist 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The aspiring artist

oil
SIGNED b.r.c. RH.98.

See 1895_w005
H.H. Hetherington in his studio, 1895

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1898_w004

UNTRACED

The curfew bell

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Society of British Artists,
Winter Exhibition, London, 1898 (52)

 

1898_w005

UNTRACED

The skipper’s guest

oil on board
250 x 320 mm (9 13/16 x 12 5/8 in)
SIGNED b.r.  R.H. 98’

 
1898_w006 Ralph Hedley, The old clothes market 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The old clothes market

oil on board
250 x 320 mm (9 13/16 x 12 5/8 in)
SIGNED b.r.  R.H. 98’

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2010
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1898_w007

Ralph Hedley, Paddy's market, Sandgate, Newcastle 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Paddy's market, Sandgate, Newcastle

oil on canvas
974 x 1205 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R.Hedley. 1898

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (69)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : B668
Purchased from Ralph Hedley, 1911

1898_w008

Ralph Hedley, Washing day 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Washing day

oil on canvas
763 x 509 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. HEDLEY. 98

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1898_w009

Ralph Hedley, The young fishermen 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The young fishermen
Two boys on steps, one mending the line of a makeshift fishing rod
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on panel
362 x 270 mm (14¼ x 10¾ in)
signed and dated '98.
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2010
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1898_w010

Ralph Hedley, Grandmother and grandchild 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Grandmother and grandchild
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas,
approx. 13½ x 11½ in
signed and dated 1898 in the lower left corner
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Online (USA) 2009
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1898_w011

Ralph Hedley, Farmer wearing a white smock 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Farmer wearing a white smock

oil
450 x 346 mm (17¾ x 13¾ in)
SIGNED RH 98

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1898_w012a

Ralph Hedley, John Dickinson (1823-1908)1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

John Dickinson (1823-1908)

oil on canvas,
1100 x 883 mm

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Sunderland Museum
and Winter Gardens,
Burdon Road, SR1 1PP, England
Reference TWCMS : B1296
Given by John Dickinson, 1908

1898_w012b Ralph Hedley, The recruiting sergeant 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The recruiting sergeant

chromolithograph

 

1898_w013

 

A cairn terrier

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 1997
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1898_w014

Ralph Hedley, The baker's boy(Auctioneer’s title) 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The baker's boy
(Auctioneer’s title)

   

1898_w015

Ralph Hedley, Gardener raking a path1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Gardener raking a path

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Harrogate 2008
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1898_w016

Ralph Hedley, Study for The threshing floor, 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Study for The threshing floor

oil on canvas
524 x 687 mm

 

1898_w017

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Ralph Hedley, The threshing floor 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The threshing floor

oil on canvas
1213 x 1610 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 98

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1898 (931)

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : B6655
Given by Miss Wilson, 1940

1898_w018

SHIPLEY 2013

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Ralph Hedley, The winnowing sheet 1898 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The winnowing sheet

oil on canvas
1216 x 1617 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1898

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1898 (926)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G1748
Given by the executors of Ralph Hedley, 1938

1899

 

1899_w001a

SHIPLEY 2013

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Ralph Hedley, Threshing the gleanings, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Threshing the gleanings

oil on canvas
1049 x 908 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1899-

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Society of British Artists
Winter Exhibition, London, 1898 (186)
(earlier version?)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G2335,
Given by J.T.Steel, 1923

1899_w001b UNDATED

 

Ralph Hedley, Biting day  (Auctioneer’s title) 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Biting day
(Auctioneer’s title)

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1899_w002a

Ralph Hedley, By the wayside, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

By the wayside

oil on canvas,
1250 x 1000 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1899 (608)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Newport Museum and Art Gallery
South Wales NP20 1PA
Reference NPTMG:1914.12
Gift, 1914

1899_w002b UNDATED

Ralph Hedley, Man cutting grass with a scythe UNDATED ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Man cutting grass with a scythe

oil on canvas
445 x 34 mm (17½  x 13 ½ in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1899_w003

Ralph Hedley, Draining the marsh 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Draining the marsh

oil on canvas
1405 x 1700 mm (55¼ x 46 in)
Signed and indistinctly dated 1889
(Auctioneers information)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1899 (608)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2007
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1899_w004

UNTRACED

The golden grain

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1899 (163)

 

1899_w005

Age and want -oh! ill-match'd pair.  Ralph Hedley 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Age and want -oh! ill-match'd pair!

Hedley's interpretation of a verse from Robert Burn's "MAN WAS MADE TO MOURN. A Dirge", verse V., observed from the point of view of an impoverished and desolate elderly woman.

oil painting


FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Society of British Artists
Winter Exhibition, London, 1899 (128)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1899_w006a Ralph Hedley's ketchboook note of a woman seated bent over looking pensive Hedley's sketchbook note    

1899_w006b

Ralph Hedley, Fireside reflections  (Auctioneer’s title) 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Fireside reflections
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
35" x 41"
signed and dated 1899
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

AUCTIONED (online)
Houston, Texas 2008
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1899_w007

SHIPLEY 2013

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Ralph Hedley, The vicar’s widow, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The vicar’s widow

oil on canvas

1630 x 129 mm

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Shipley Art Gallery,
Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Reference TCMS : 2006.8318
Given by Sir George Russell 2007

1899_w008

UNTRACED

The apprentice’s enforced toilet

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1899 (27)

 

1899_w009

Ralph Hedley, The Apprentices Shorn of their Ribbons and Curls, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

“The Apprentices Shorn of their Ribbons and Curls”used as illustration in “Peeps at Great Cities: London” by G. E. Mitton, 1912

   

1899_w010

 

Study for Scottish Prisoners in the Tower of St Nicholas

oil on panel
535 x 425 mm (21 x 6.75 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1899_w011

Ralph Hedley, Scottish Prisoners in the Tower of St Nicholas, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Scottish Prisoners in the Tower of St Nicholas

oil on canvas
1652 x 1312 mm
SIGNED b: R. Hedley

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1899

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1899_w012

Ralph Hedley, Studio study of a man in 18th century costume,1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Studio study of man wearing 18th century costume

610 x 330 mm (24 x 13 in)
SIGNED and dated 1899;
with inscription on a label on the reverse
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2008
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1899_w013a

Ralph Hedley, A girl feeding a flock of chickens, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A girl feeding a flock of chickens
(Auctoneer’s title
Ein Mädchen füttert eine Hühnerschar)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Stuttgart 1998
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1899_w013b  

The morning feed
(Auctioneer’s title)

NOTE: Is this 1899-W013a?

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD Gateshead 1998
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1899_w014

Ralph Hedley, The pastor / The convalescent, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The pastor / The convalescent

oil on canvas

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1899 (398)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 1993
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1899_w015

UNTRACED

The schoolboy

FIRST EXHIBITED
Newbury Art Society, 1899

 

1899_w016

Ralph Hedley, The rope walk, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The rope walk

UNTRACED
Image taken from contemporary studio photograph

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1899 (151)

 

1899_w017

Ralph Hedley, The truant's log, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The truant's log

oil on canvas
1059 x 918 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1899

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1900 (162)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2004
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1899_w018

Ralph Hedley, The swing, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The swing

oil on canvas
380 x 280 mm (15 x 11 in)   

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1899_w019

Ralph Hedley, John George Lambton, Earl of Durham, 1899 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

John George Lambton, Earl of Durham (attributed to Ralph Hedley)

oil on canvas,
1460 x 1170 mm
(estimated)

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Durham County Council
(Durham City)
Reference COD_036_OL

1899_w020a

Identified as a missing picture, 2015

UNTRACED Alderman W. H. Stephenson, J.P.
‘In Court costume as the
Mayor of Newcastle’
Identification source:
“Alderman Stephenson’s Presentation Portrait’. Article in The Newcastle Courant, 22 July 1899, page 8, col 3
ORIGINAL UNTRACED IN PUBLIC COLLECTION

1899_w020b

Identified as a missing picture, 2015

UNTRACED

Alderman W. H. Stephenson J.P.
In Court costume as the
Mayor of Newcastle

The replica presented to Alderman Stephenson for his residence at Elswick Hall

Identification source:
“Alderman Stephenson’s Presentation Portrait’. Article in The Newcastle Courant, 22 July 1899, page 8, col 3
ORIGINAL UNTRACED IN PRIVATE COLLECTION

1899_w021

Sitter identified 2015

Ralph Hedley, Alderman Matther Fowler MP, AL RIGHTS RESERVED

Alderman Matthew Fowler M.P.Five times Mayor of Durham

Posthumous portrait, painted from photographs

oil on canvas
1400 x 1300 mm (estimated)
Identification of date source:
The Daily Gazette for Middlesborough, 7th June 1899
Image source: www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Durham County Council (Durham City)
Reference COD_032_0L

1900

 

1900_w001

Ralph Hedley, The reservist’s wife – News from the front (drawing), 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The reservist’s wife –
News from the front
(Working drawing)

Pencil on cream paper
380 x 280 mm (15 x 11 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

 

1900_w002

UNTRACED

The reservist’s wife

oil ?
FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1900 (518)

 

1900_w003a

Ralph Hedley, The reservist’s wife –Reading the news, (watercolour), 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The reservist’s wife –
Reading the news

Watercolour and scratching out on paper
408 x 327 (sight)
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley /1900

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour,
London, 1900 (595)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1900_w003b

UNTRACED

The reservist's letter Sold to C. Rutherford, 1902. No further information, so could have been one of the above, sold 2 years later  

1900_w004A

UNTRACED

The reservist’s return

   

1900_w004b

Ralph Hedley, The reservist’s return (detail of chromolithograph) 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The reservist’s return

detail of chromolithograph
(after Ralph Hedley’s painting,
The reservist’s return, 1900)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1900_w005

 

Ladysmith Day

oil on canvas
825 X 675 mm (32½ x 26 5/8 in)
signed
(Auctioneer’s information)

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (95)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1998
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1900_w006

Ralph Hedley, The horse thresher (Hedley’s studio photograph) 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The horse thresher
(ORIGINAL UNTRACED)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1900 (980)

ILLUSTRATION
Hedley's studio reference photograph

 

1900_w007

UNTRACED

The steam thresher /
The threshing machine
(Northern Counties Exhibition1908)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1900 (8)

 

1900_w008

Ralph Hedley, Beyond the limit of the law /The city gate, 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Beyond the limit of the law /
The city gate
(Auctioneers’ title)

oil on canvas
1050 x 1266 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley.1900

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members exhibition
Newcastle 1900 (18)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2004
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1900_w009

Ralph Hedley, His first smoke, 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

His first smoke

oil on canvas
635 x 760 mm (25 x 30 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1992
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1900_w010

Ralph Hedley, Ralph Milbanke Hudson, Esq., of the River Wear Commission 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Ralph Milbanke Hudson, Esq.,
of the River Wear Commission

oil on canvas
1426 x 1128 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1900

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Sunderland Museum
and Winter Gardens,
Sunderland, SR1 1PP, England
Reference TWCMS : B3572
Transferred from the
Port of Sunderland Authority, 1973

1900_w011

 

Sketch for The pastor /
A day off school

oil on board
667 x 486 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley. 1900

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1900_w012

Ralph Hedley, Passengers in an omnibus, 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Passengers in an omnibus

oil on canvas
405 x 507 mm (16 x 20 in)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1900_w013

Ralph Hedley, Young girl with a puppy, sitting in a barn doorway, 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Young girl with a puppy,
sitting in a barn doorway

   

1900_w014

Ralph Hedley, Saying grace, 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Saying grace

oil on canvas
310 x 360 mm (12½ x 14 1/8 in)
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1900

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2009
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1900_w015

Ralph Hedley, Old couple sitting by a cottage fire 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Old couple sitting by a cottage fire (Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
345 x 450 mm (34½ x 17¾ in)
SIGNED and dated 1900
(Auctioneer’s information)

PROVENANCE
Christopher Wood Gallery,
Motcomb Street, London

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2010
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1900_w016a Ralph Hedley, Henry Winship Storey  playing the Northumbrian pipes, 1900,  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Henry Winship Storey
playing the Northumbrian pipes

oil on canvas
736 x 609 mm (29 x 24 in)
SIGNED 1901 (provisional)
Auctioneer’s information

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2001
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1900_w016b

Ralph Hedley, Henry Winship Storey playing the Northumbrian pipes, 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Hedley family Christmas card, 1900

After the painting
Henry Winship Storey
playing the Northumbrian pipes

Text
Kindest Greetings
And all Good Wishes 1900

 

 

1900_w017

Ralph Hedley, Study for Ars longa, vita brevis, 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Study for Ars longa, vita brevis

charcoal and bodycolour on paper
561 x 386 mm

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1900_w018

SHIPLEY 2013

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Ralph Hedley, Sketch for Ars longa,vita brevis (oil), 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for Ars longa,vita brevis

oil on canvas
359 x 305 mm
SIGNED r: RH 1900

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION

South Shields Museum
and Art Gallery
Ocean Road NE33 2JA
Reference TWCMS : G4282
Given by Thomas Reed, 1921

1900_w019

Ralph Hedley, Ars longa, vita brevis, 1900 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Ars longa, vita brevis
('Art is long, life is short'
Greek aphorism, expressed in Latin)

oil on canvas
765 x 635 mm (30.1 x 25 in)

EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1900 (4)

Royal Academy, London, 1901 (349)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1901

 

1901_w001

Ralph Hedley, Ars longa, vita brevis, (pen & ink) 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Ars longa, vita brevis 
An elderly artist working at his easel

pen and ink on paper
145 x 135 mm (5¾ x 5¼ in)
SIGNED and dated 1901
(Auctioneer’s information)

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1995
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1901_w002

Ralph Hedley, Ars longa, vita brevis, 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Ars longa, vita brevis

(May be 1901_w001 above)

pen and ink on paper
SIGNED b.r.c.  R Hedley . 1901

 

1901_w003

Ralph Hedley, The barn dance, 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The barn dance

The barn dance

oil on canvas
998 x 1387 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley. 1901

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1900 (46) (earlier version?)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1901_w004

Ralph Hedley, The chained bible, Alnwick 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The chained bible

The chained bible

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition, Newcastle,
1901 (43)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1901_w005

UNTRACED

The cotter’s garden

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1901 (120)

 

1901_w006

Ralph Hedley, Fighting his battles over again, 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Fighting his battles over again

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1901 (7)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1901_w007

UNTRACED

The press gang

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (12)

 

1901_w008

Ralph Hedley, Mrs. Elliott picking gooseberries, 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Mrs. Elliott picking gooseberries

oil on canvas
461 x 359 mm
SIGNED b: R. Hedley 1901

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

1901_w009

 

Ralph Hedley At the fireside, 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

At the fireside

oil on panel
327 x 410 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1901

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1901_w010

Ralph Hedley, The cotter's kitchen, 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The cotter's kitchen

oil on board
320 x 400 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1996
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1901_w011

UNTRACED

Age and want, O ill-matched pair

Watercolour
FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour,
London 1901 (564)

 

1901_w012

Ralph Hedley, Alderman Sir H. W. Newton, Esq., 1901 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Alderman Sir H. W. Newton, Esq.

oil on canvas
2296 x 1360 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley1900

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G4630
Given by Alderman Sir H.W. Newton, 1904

1902

 

1902_w001

UNTRACED

Home brewed

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Society of British Artists,
London, 1902 (131)

 

1902_w002

UNTRACED

The clog-iron

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Society of British Artists,
London, 1902 (143)

 

1902_w003

NEW DISCOVERY

Ralph Hedley RBA, The Paisley shawl, 1902 ALL RIGHTS RESERVERalph Hedley RBA, The Paisley shawl, 1902 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Paisley shawl

oil on canvas
1350 x 1240 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 190(2)
(possibly revised to 05 or 08)

EXHIBITED
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1902 (1222)
Northern Counties Exhibition,
            Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1905 (219)
Whitehaven Art Gallery, Cumbria, 1905

PRIVATE COLLECTION

NEW DISCOVERY
Reported to this site as found in a collection in Italy 2014

1902_w004

SHIPLEY 2013

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Ralph Hedley, The old curiosity shop, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The old curiosity shop

oil on canvas
405 x 321 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1902

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : F9120
Given by Mrs M. Ross, 1944

1902_w005

UNTRACED

The mute appeal

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (155)

 

1902_w006

UNTRACED

The Admiral

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (150)

 

1902_w007

 Ralph Hedley, Counting the game,1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Counting the game /
Counting the bag
(Auctioneer’s title)


Thought to be set at Spout House, Bilsdale, North Yorkshire Moors

oil on canvas
979 x 1204 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1902

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 199091

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1995
Owner please contact 
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1902_w008

Ralph Hedley, A bit of Old Percy Street, Newcastle, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A bit of Old Percy Street, Newcastle

oil on panel
341 x 264 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1902_w009

Ralph Hedley, Real antique, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Real antique

oil on canvas
1296 x 982 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1902

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2006
Owner please contact 
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1902_w010a

 

Ovingham church

oil on panel
410 x 321
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1902

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1902_w010b

Ralph Hedley, Girls picking flowers near Ovingham Church, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Girls picking flowers near Ovingham Church
(Auctioneer’s title - is this picture 1902_w010a above)

oil on canvas

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1992
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1902_w011a

Ralph Hedley, Payday / The labourer is worthy of his hire, 1902  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Pay Day /  
The labourer is worthy of his hire

oil on canvas
840 x 1125 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1902

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1902_w011b

Ralph Hedley, Pay Day (pastel), 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Pay Day /  
The labourer is worthy of his hire

pastel

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1902_w012

Ralph Hedley, The tithe barn, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The tithe barn

pastel on paper
618 x 517 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1902

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

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1902_w013

Ralph Hedley, A young boy fishing, Lamesley, Co. Durham, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A young boy fishing,
Lamesley, Co. Durham /

A young angler with
Lamesley Church in the distance

(Auctioneer’s titles, 2004 & 2005)

oil on board
SIGNED R Hedley (+date)
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1995
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1902_w014

 

Felton church

Felton church
(Auctioneer’s title)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1902_w015

Ralph Hedley, Cottages near Felton, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Cottages near Felton

 

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1902_w016

Ralph Hedley, Collecting gravel, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Collecting gravel
(Auctioneeer’s title)

oil on board
324 x 445 mm (12¾ x 17½ in)
SIGNATURE: b.r.c. RH 92

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED 
Newcastle 2012
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1902_w017

Ralph Hedley, Portrait of Elsie Wright, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Portrait of Elsie Wright

oil on canvas
301 x 240 mm
SIGNED  b.r. R.H 1902

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : C10030
Gift 1964

1902_w018

Ralph Hedley, Portrait of a woman in black, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Portrait of a woman in black

 

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1902_w019

Ralph Hedley, Portrait of a lady in green, 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Portrait of a lady in green

oil on canvas
762 x 622 mm

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1902_w020a

DATE DISCOVERED 2015

After the wars (The song of the shirt)

After the wars
Also known as 'The song of the shirt' Hedley's updated view of the poem by Thomas Hood (1799-1845) first published in Punch or the London Charivara, 16 December 1843.

"With fingers weary and worn,
With eyelids heavy and red,
A woman sat, in unwomanly rags,
Plying her needle and thread —
Stitch! stitch! stitch!"

Hedley Studio reference photograph

EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 19th Annual Exhibition, Hood Street, Newcastle

(Described in the Sunderland Daily Echo, Wednesday November 12, 1902 Page 5, col 2)

ORIGINAL UNTRACED

1902_w020b

DATE DISCOVERED 2015

Sketch for 'After the wars' (The Song of the Shirt),Ralph Hedley 1902

Sketch for 'After the wars'

 

Oil sketch

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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ORIGINAL ITEM (1902_w020) MOVED TO 1903_w026a

 

 

 

1902_w021

Ralph Hedley, Landscape(Christmas card), 1902, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Landscape

Christmas card inscribed
With Best Wishes
To Mr & Mrs R.O Heslop
From Mr. & Mrs. R Hedley
Xmas 1902)

   

1903

 

1903_w001

UNTRACED

A newsboy

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1903

 

1903_w002a

UNTRACED

The vesper bell

FIRST EXHIBITED
Art Circle, Newcastle 1903

 

1903_w002b

Ralph Hedley, Candidate for The vesper bell, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The vesper bell ?
Candidate for 1903-W002a above

   

1903_w003

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, The potato heap, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Potato gatherers/
Gathering potatoes
(Executors’ Book 30, 1913)

The potato heap /
Gathering potatoes
(Laing Art Gallery, 1938)

oil on canvas
864 x 1168 mm
SIGNED  b.l.c. R Hedley 1903

FIRST EXHIBITED
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, 1903

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Shipley Art Gallery,
Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Reference TWCMS : G430
Given by the executors of
Ralph Hedley, 1939

1903_w004

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for The Brickfield, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for The Brickfield /
Brick-makers
(Executor’s Book 171, 1913)

oil on panel
326 x 411 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

1903_w005

Ralph Hedley, Brickmakers, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Brickfield /
The Brickmakers
(Laing Art Gallery, Northern Counties Exhibition 1908)
The brick-makers
(Executors’ Book 27, 1913)
Brickmakers
(Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exhibition, 1938)

oil on canvas
1019 x 1278 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 20th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1903 (29)  

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1903_w006

UNTRACED

Sketch of Derby and Joan

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 1938 (46)

 

1903_w007

Ralph Hedley, Derby and Joan, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The parish loaf /
Derby and Joan
(Executors’ Book No 18, 1913)

oil on canvas
1022 x 1275 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 20th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1903 (176)     

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1903_w008

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for Ding Dong Bell, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for Ding Dong Bell

oil on canvas
653 x 524 mm
UNSIGNED

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

 

1903_w009

UNTRACED

Ding Dong Bell

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 20th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1903 (ex cat.)

 

1903_w010a

UNTRACED

Dr. Joseph Parker’s First Sermon
at the Saw-pit, Wall Village,
Northumberland in 1848

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (30)

 

1903_w010b

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for Dr Joseph Parker’s first sermon, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for Dr Joseph Parker’s first sermon

oil on canvas
359 x 307 mm

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

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1903_w011

Ralph Hedley, Dr. Joseph Parker’s first sermon, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Dr. Joseph Parker’s first sermon

oil on canvas
1152 x 950
45 1/4 x 37 1/2 in.
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1903

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Society of British Artists
Winter Exhibition, London, 1903

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1903_w012

UNTRACED

Breaking the seal at sea

FIRST EXHIBITED
Hull Municipal Art Gallery, 1903-4

 

1903_w013

Ralph Hedley, The coy maiden, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The coy maiden

Title taken from the poem
The deserted village (1770)
By Oliver Goldsmith, 1728-1774

oil on canvas
775 x 685 mm
30.5 x 27 in
SIGNED l.r. R. Hedley 1903

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (80)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2007
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1903_w014

Ralph Hedley, The coy maiden (Alternative version), 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The coy maiden /
Figures in a inglenook
(Alternative version)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2011
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1903_w015

Ralph Hedley, The inglenook, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The inglenook

 

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1903_w016

UNTRACED

Groom cleaning top boot

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (32)

 

1903_w017

UNTRACED

Village Green, Wall

pen and ink
EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (152)

 
1903_w018a Ralph Hedley, Sketchbook notes of the shooting gallery, Town Moor fair, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Hedley's sketchbook notes of the shooting gallery at the Town Moor fair    

1903_w018b

Ralph Hedley, The shooting gallery, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The shooting gallery, Town Moor fair (The Hoppings)

pastel on paper
568 x 442 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.r.c. RH 03

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, 1938-39 (16)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1903_w019 Ralph Hedley, Two customers leaving the Stone Cellars pub, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Two customers leaving the Stone Cellars pub

oil on canvas
450 x 394 mm (17¾ x 15½ in)
SIGNED  b.r.c. R Hedley 1903

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

CURRENTLY ON SALE
Newcastle 2013
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1903-w020

Ralph Hedley, The long pull, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The long pull

pastel on paper

 

1903-w021

Ralph Hedley, Ralph Cruikshanks. 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Ralph Cruikshanks

oil on canvas
331 x 231 mm

PUBLIC COLLECTION

South Shields Museum
and Art Gallery
Ocean Road NE33 2JA
Reference TWCMS : G4279
Gift from Mr J. Summerbell

1903-w022

Ralph Hedley, Woman in a red hat, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Woman in a red hat
(Bewick Club model?)

oil on board
406 x 330 mm (16 x 13 in)
initialled and dated 1903

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD 
Darlington, Co Durham, 2009
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1903-w023a

Ralph Hedley, J.G. Wilson and his son A.A. Wilson, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

J.G. Wilson and his son A.A. Wilson,at Staindrop Hall with the
Oxford 100 Yards Cup 

   
(Auction lot included a mezzotint and a photograph depicting the same subject)

oil on canvas

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1903_w023b UNDATED

Ralph Hedley, J.G. Wilson 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

J.G. Wilson

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010  

1903_w024a

Ralph Hedley, Jenny, 1903 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Jenny

oil on canvas
SIGNED R. H. 1903

signed and titled on the reverse
'Ralph Hedley/Jenny

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 1993
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1903_w024b Ralph Hedley, Home sweet home, 1903, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Home sweet home

oil on panel
330 x 406 mm (13 x 16 in)
SIGNED /03

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2004
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1903_w025 Ralph Hedley: William Searl Hicks (1849-1902) Architect

William Searl Hicks
(1849-1902)
Architect

Photogravure portrait from a painting by
Ralph Hedley R.B.A. for the book
Quis Separibit?
A collection of verses, essays and 13 original etchings
by William Searl Hicks
Late of Newcastle upon Tyne, Architect
Publisher: The Walter Scott Publishing Co Ltd
New York: 3 East 14th Street, 1903

 
1903_w026a Alderman William Boyd,  First Mayor of Wallsend (1901-02

Alderman William Boyd,
First Mayor of Wallsend (1901-02

ORIGINAL PAINTING UNTRACED

Oil painting. Presented at the Masonic Hall, Wallsend, 5 November 1903

RH painted one large version for the town and one smaller version for Adlerman & Mrs Boyd (Ref:Shields Daily Gazette and Shipping Telegraph, Friday 6 November, 1903, P4,Col 5)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 20th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1903 (238)

PUBLIC COLLECTION ?
1903_w026b UNTRACED Mr W. S. Daglish
First Town Clerk of the Borough of Wallsend

Oil painting. Presented at the Masonic Hall, Wallsend, 5 November 1903

RH painted one large version for the town and one smaller version for Mr & Mrs Daglish (Ref:Shields Daily Gazette and Shipping Telegraph, Friday 6 November, 1903, P4,Col 5)

 

1903_w027

1903_w027_monk_and_raven,  Ralph Hedley,1903

Monk and raven reading a book
(Ref Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven, 1845?)

Christmas card inscribed
With
Best Wishes
From   Mr & Mrs Ralph Hedley
To       Mr & Mrs R.O. Heslop.
Christmas 1903

   

1903_w028

1903_w028_man_playing_a_penny_whistle, Ralph Hedley, 1903

Study of a man playing a penny whistle

 

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1904

 

1904_w001

Ralph Hedley, The busker’s best friend, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The busker’s best friend
(man playing a penny whistle in a pub as his dog offers a tin cup)

oil on canvas
750 x 650 mm (29½ x 25½ in)
SIGNED b.l.c  R Hedley ­

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2005
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1904_w002

Ralph Hedley, Seeking situations, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Seeking situations

oil on canvas
942 x 1307

FIRST EXHIBITED
Nottingham Castle Museum,
Silver Anniversary Exhibition, 1905 (89)

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Shipley Art Gallery,
Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Reference TWCMS : G445

1904_w003

Ralph Hedley, A bookstall in the Bigg Market, Newcastle, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A bookstall in the Bigg Market, Newcastle

pastel on paper
570 x 446 (sight)
SIGNED b.r.c. RH. 04

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1904_w004

Ralph Hedley, A candidate for the guild, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A candidate for the guild

By Hammer and Hand
All Artes do Stand
(Inscription on reverse)

oil on canvas
795 x 103 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1904 (876)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED Mexico 2011
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1904_w004

UNTRACED

The frown

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 21st Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1904

 

1904_w006

UNTRACED

The joke

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 21st Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1904

 

1904_w007

UNTRACED

Heaving the log

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 21st Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1904

 

1904_w008a

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for The piano tuner, 1904 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The piano tuner

oil on canvas
527 x 428 mm

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1904_w008b Ralph Hedley, The piano tuner, 1904 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Sketch for The piano tuner

oil on canvas
771 x 651 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1903

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Society of British Artists,
London, 1905 (86)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1904_w009

Ralph Hedley, Autumn leaves, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Autumn leaves

pastel on paper
681 x 519 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. RH /04

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1904_w010a

Ralph Hedley, Feeding the pigs, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Feeding the pigs

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1904_w010b Ralph Hedley, A young woman at prayer, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Young woman at prayer

 

oil on canvas
406 x 304 mm (16 x 20 in)
SIGNED and dated 1904
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

SOLD Newcastle 2006
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1904_w011a

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for Newsboy by a postbox, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for Newsboy by a postbox


 

1904_w011b

Ralph Hedley, Newsboy by a postbox, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Newsboy by a postbox

oil on canvas
750 x 490 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1904

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Mansion House,
The City of Newcastle
Reference PCF1

1904_w012

Ralph Hedley, The lonely road, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The lonely road

oil on panel
395 x 310 mm (15½ x 12¼ in)
signed and dated 1904
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1904_w013

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Summer time, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Summer time

464 x 614 mm
SIGNED  b.r.c. R.H.1904

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Shipley Art Gallery,
Gateshead, NE8 4JB
Reference TWCMS : G432
Given by M.H.Carr, 1943

1904_w014a

Ralph Hedley, Old Elvet Bridge, Durham City, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Old Elvet Bridge, Durham City

oil on panel
325 x 395 mm (12 3/5 x 15 1/2 in)
signed and dated 1904
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1904_w014b Ralph Hedley, Elvet Bridge, Durham, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Elvet Bridge, Durham

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1904_w015

Ralph Hedley, My Lady Nicotine, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

My Lady Nicotine /
The Gipsy (Laing Art Gallery, 1938)

Christmas card inscribed
“My Lady Nicotine” R Hedley
To R.O Heslop Esq 1904

Ref: My lady Nicotine
A Study in Smoke
by J.M.Barrie, 1896

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1904_w016

Ralph Hedley, Cappy the dog, 1904, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Cappy the dog
New Year card inscribed:
“While Cappy’s transactions with grief they talked o’er
He crap oot o’ the basket
   quite brisk o’ the floor
Weel deun Cappy, etc.”
R.H.
New Year Greetings
To G Renwick Esq M.P.
From Ralph Hedley 1904

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1905

 

1905_w001

Ralph Hedley, The old school, 1905, COPYRIGHT OF THE ART GALLERY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, PERTH, RESERVED  Ralph Hedley, The old school, 1905, COPYRIGHT OF THE ART GALLERY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, PERTH, RESERVED

The old school

oil on canvas
896 x 1066 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1905 (718)

PUBLIC COLLECTION

COPYRIGHT:

Art Gallery of Western Australia,
Perth, Australia
Purchased from Ralph Hedley
by Mr George Shenton, 1905

1905_w002

Ralph Hedley, The pupil teacher, 1905 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The pupil teacher

oil on canvas
899 x 1098 mm (34¾ x 42¾ in)
SIGNED R. Hedley 19(5 or 3)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 22nd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1905 (6)     

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2004
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1905_w003a

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for The bonfire, 1905, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for The bonfire

Pastel on black paper

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

1905_w003b

Ralph Hedley, The bonfire, 1905, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The bonfire

oil on canvas
720 x 895 mm
SIGNED b,r,c. R. Hedley 1905

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (172)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1905_w004a

Ralph Hedley, The Frith stool, seat of refuge, 1905, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Frith stool, Seat of Refuge /


The Frith stool, Hexham Abbey
(Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exhibition, 1938)

oil on canvas
1347 x 1025 MM
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1905

EXHIBITED
Royal British Artists, London
Winter Exhibition 1905 (185)

Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1938 (200) Loaned by Summers Hunter Esq., C.B.E.

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2004

1905_w004b

 

Summers Hunter


Managing Director (1900 -)
North Eastern Marine Engineering Company

oil on canvas
1554 x 1141 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.Hedley 1905

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 22nd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1905 (221)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1905_w005

UNTRACED

The coal gleaners

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 22nd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1905 (225)

 

1905_w006

UNTRACED

Skipping

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 22nd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1905  (230)

 

1905_w007

UNTRACED

A weary wait

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 22nd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1905 (20)

 

1905_w008

UNTRACED

Weel May the Keel Row

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 22nd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1905 (20)      

 
1905_w009 Moved to 1905_w004b      

1905_w010

 Ralph Hedley, Greatham Mill, 1905, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Greatham Mill

Oil on canvas
390 x 280 mm

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Hartlepool Museums and
Heritage Service
Reference HAPMG: 1962.5
Gift 1961

1905_w011

Ralph Hedley, Happy days, 1905, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Happy days

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1905_w012

 

Old chums
Christmas card

Inscribed
With Right Good Wishes
From Ralph Hedley
To Mr W/J.Johnson XMas 1905 RH

pen and ink over pencil on paper
112 x 163 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906

 

1906_w001

 Ralph Hedley, Old chums, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Old chums

oil on board
404 x 329 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.H. 1906

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1906

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906_w002

Sketch? See 1911_w004
for finished picture

Mat progging

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1906

 

1906_w003

UNTRACED

The draw well

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1906

 

1906_w004

UNTRACED

My model

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle upon Tyne, 1906

 

1906_w005

Ralph Hedley, Portrait of a red-haired girl, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Portrait of a red-haired girl

oil on board
400 x 320 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906_w006

Ralph Hedley, On the Wear (Hylton), 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

On the Wear (Hylton)

oil on canvas
1270 x 1020 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R.Hedley 1906

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (44)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906_w007

Ralph Hedley, The market wagon, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The market wagon /
Going to market
(Bewick Club 23rd Annual Exhibition, 1906)

oil on canvas
1266 x 1082 MM (sight)
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1906

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 23rd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1906 (6)

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Hartlepool Museums and
Heritage Service
Reference HAPMG: 1920.83
Gift 1920

1906_w008

Ralph Hedley, The market wagon- Hedley family Christmas card, 1907, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The market wagon
Hedley family Christmas card with printed inscription:
With Hearty Good Wishes
For a Merry Xmas
And a Happy New Year
To…………………
19 Belle Grove Terrace
Newcastle-on-Tyne
Xmas 1907

Half-tone printed in sepia on card

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1906_w009

 

The village tailor

oil on canvas
1076 x 1295 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1906

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 23rd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1906 (6)

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1906_w010

Ralph Hedley, The new scholar, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The new scholar

oil on canvas
860 x 1045 mm (33 7/8 x 41 1/8 in)
Signed br: R. Hedley 190?

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 23rd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1906 (6)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED London 2011
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1906_w011

UNTRACED

Weeding

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 23rd Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1906 (227)

 

1906_w012

Ralph Hedley, The toreador, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The toreador

oil on board
404 x 325 MM
SIGNED b.r.c. RH.1906

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (3)
According to the Laing 1938 Loan Exhibition
catalogue, there were two pictures called
‘The Toreador’ each with different owners

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906_w013

UNTRACED

The village shop

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (37)

 

1906_w014

 

School days

oil on panel
410 x 336 mm (or 405 x 325 mm)
SIGNED  b.l.c. R Hedley. 1906

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (43)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  1990

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1906_w015

Ralph Hedley, Too hot, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Too hot /
Give me some
(Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exhibition, 1938)

oil on panel
407 x 329
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 06

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (55)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 1990

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1906_w016

Ralph Hedley, The morning of the hunt, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The morning of the hunt (Auctioneer"s title)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED London 1994
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1906_w017 Ralph Hedley, An Old Yorkshire Inn:  Bovril Advertisement, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

An Old Yorkshire Inn:  Bovril Advertisement. Original picture (see above) thought to be set at The Sun Inn, Bilsdale, North Yorkshire Moors

chromolithograph

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906_w018

Ralph Hedley, Sheep shearer, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sheep shearer

oil on board
395 x 315 mm (15½ x 12½ in)
Signed + 1906
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED Newcastle 2004
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1906_w019a

Ralph Hedley, Dame Allan’s schoolgirl reading a book, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Dame Allan’s schoolgirl reading a book /
The country school girl
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas (on board)
406 x 324 mm (16¾ x 32½ in)
SIGNED b.l. R Hedley 1906

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2001
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1906_w019b

Ralph Hedley, Girl Reading a Book, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Girl Reading a Book
Captioned:
By Ralph Hedley, RBA (1848-1913). Hedley did a number of paintings of the Dame Allan’s girls in their picturesque uniforms.  Oil. (Private collection)

Page from book on the history of
Dame Allan’s School,
Newcastle upon Tyne

 

1906_w020

Ralph Hedley, Dame Allan’s schoolgirl writing on a slate, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Dame Allan’s schoolgirl writing on a slate / A girl wearing the uniform of an unknown Newcastle church school, writing on a slate
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1997
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1906_w021

Ralph Hedley, Two boys sharing an apple, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Two boys sharing an apple
(May be two of Hedley’s sons, painted from memory)

SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1906

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1906_w022

Ralph Hedley, Two boys pulling a girl in a cart, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Two boys pulling a girl in a cart
(May be three of Hedley’s children, painted from memory)

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906_w023

Ralph Hedley, Leaving church, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Leaving church

660 cm x 510 mm (26 x 20.1 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906_w024

 

W. H. Lambton,
General Secretary to Durham County Engineers and Boiler Minders Association

oil on canvas
762 x 631 MM
SIGNED r. R Hedley 1906

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1906_w025

Ralph Hedley, Alderman John Potts Wardle, Mayor of South Shields (1882–1883), 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Alderman John Potts Wardle,
Mayor of South Shields (1882–1883)

oil on canvas
1325 x 1525 mm

South Shields Museum
And Art Gallery
Ocean Road NE33 2JA
Reference TWCMS : G5247
Transferred from
South Shields Town Hall, 1977

1906_w026 Ralph Hedley, Northumbrian pipes,Christmas card, 1906, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Northumbrian pipes
Christmas card inscribed
To R O. Heslop Esqr
With Best Wishes


Northumbrian Pipes
R.Hedley 1906

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1907

 

1907_w001

Ralph Hedley, Mercy interceding for the vanquished, 1907, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Mercy interceding for the Vanquished

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club, Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1907

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1907_w002

UNTRACED

Tired out /
Worn out

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club, Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1907

 

1907_w003

Ralph Hedley, Eastertide, 1907,  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Eastertide

Children rolling and ‘jarping’ eggs

oil on canvas
279 x 482 mm (11 x 19 in)
SIGNED b.r.c. RH 1907

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club, Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1907

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1996
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1907_w004

Ralph Hedley, Hylton chain ferry, 1907, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Hylton chain ferry

oil on canvas
1270 x 1020

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 24th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1907 (7)     

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1907_w005

Ralph Hedley, The ballad monger, 1907,  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The ballad monger
UNTRACED

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 24th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1907 (35)

ILLUSTRATION

Hedley's studio reference photograph

     

 

1907_w006

UNTRACED

Richard III /
Dogs bark at me as I halt by them

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Society of British Artists,
London, 1907 (308)            

 

1907_w007a

Ralph Hedley, Touching for the King’s evil, 1907, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Touching for the King’s evil
Charles I receiving a petition
from a mother and child

oil on paper
360 x 460 mm

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1907_w007b

Ralph Hedley, Touching for the King’s evil, 1907, C Durham University, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Touching for the King’s evil

oil on canvas
810 x 1210 mm

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 24th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1907 (149)   

PUBLIC COLLECTION

Collection of Durham University,
Durham, England
Reference 7.764

1907_w008

See 1908-W023
for finished picture

Sketch for The cheese press

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908 (139)

 

1907_w009

UNTRACED

Home lessons

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (74)

 

1907_w010

Ralph Hedley, The first lesson, 1907, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The first lesson

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1907_w011

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Mittens, 1907, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Mittens /
New gloves

oil on canvas
763 x 636 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley 1907-

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (108)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : F5188
Given by Mrs. Rowell, 1952

1907_w012

Ralph Hedley, Firewood gatherers, 1907, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Firewood gatherers

pastel on paper
379 x 522 mm (sight)
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1907

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION  1990

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1907_w013

Ralph Hedley, Making mats, 1907, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Making mats

oil on canvasboard
40 x 32.4 mm (15¾ x 12¾ in)
SIGNED b.r. R. Hedley 1907.

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD New York, USA 2008
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1908

 

1908_w001

Ralph Hedley, Chalking up the score, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Chalking up the score

oil on canvas
780 x 1080 mm (30¾ x 42½ in)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Laing Art Gallery, Northern Counties Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908 (325)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2010
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1908_w002a

UNTRACED

Little Sisters of the poor

EXHIBITED
Exhibition of Works by
Artists of the Northern Counties,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1908 (328)

 
1908_w002b Ralph Hedley, The green market, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The green market, Newcastle

Could be 1908_w002a above

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1908_w003a

UNTRACED

The pitman’s courtship

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908 (83)

 

1908_w003b

Ralph Hedley, A Northumberland epic, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A Northumberland epic

Could be 1908_w003 above

oil on board
13 x 16 in
SIGNED b.l.c R.H.08

Inscribed
A Northumberland epic.  To my friend the President Len Boreton …and a topical tribute from a colleague and humble helper in a good …

PRIVATE COLLECTION  1990

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1908_w004

UNTRACED

The keeper’s home

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908 (108)

 

1908_w005

UNTRACED

The convalescent

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908 (119)

 

1908_w006

UNTRACED

A remedy for all ills

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908, (134)

 

1908_w007

UNTRACED

A hard bargain

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908 (128)

 

1908_w008

UNTRACED

The roadman

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Sketches’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908 (145)

 

1908_w009

UNTRACED

The mast makers

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1908 (841)

 

1908_w010

LAING ART GALLERY

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, The sail-loft, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The sail-loft /
The sail makers

oil on canvas
866 x 1097 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1908

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1908 (853)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G4628
Given by Miss Wilson, 1940

1908_w011

Ralph Hedley, The boat builder, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The boat builder

oil on canvas
867 x 1132 mm
SIGNED b.r. R Hedley. 1908

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 25th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908  

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1908_w012

 

Unloading (discharging cargo) /
Discharging cargo
(Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exhibition, 1938

oil on canvas
1002 x 1256 (sight)
brc: R. Hedley 1908

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 25th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908  

PRIVATE COLLECTION 1990

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1908_w013

Ralph Hedley, Heaving ashore, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Heaving alongside /
Heaving ashore
(Executors’ Book 29, 1913)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 25th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908  

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD USA 1970
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1908_w014

UNTRACED

The first bat

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 25th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908  

 

1908_w015

The chain ferry

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 25th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1908  

PRIVATE COLLECTION 1990

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1908_w016a

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Kept in, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Kept in

oil on canvas
410 x 327 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.Hedley 1908

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (29)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : B6689
Bequeathed by Miss Gibson, 1938

1908_w016b Ralph Hedley, Deep in thought, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Deep in thought oil on canvas board
381 x 279 mm (15 x 11 in)
SIGNED and dated 1908
(Dealer’s information)
DEALER’S STOCK COLLECTION
1908_w017a Ralph Hedley, Difficult sums, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Difficult sums

oil on panel
458 x 354 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1908

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (56)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Somerset, UK 2008
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1908_w017b

Ralph Hedley, Tea-time, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Tea-time

oil on panel
458 x 354 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1908

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (56)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 1990

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1908_w018a

Ralph Hedley, The quack doctor, 694 x 761 mm , 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The quack doctor

oil on canvas
694 x 761 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1908

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Salisbury UK 1995
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1908_w018b

Ralph Hedley, The quack doctor, 450 x 395 mm, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The quack doctor

oil on panel
450 x 395 mm (17.7 x 15.6 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1908_w019

Ralph Hedley, The wishing well, Mount Grace Priory, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The wishing well,
Mount Grace Priory

oil on canvas
440 x 340 mm (17 ¼ x 13½ in)
SIGNED and dated 1908
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED Newcastle 2010
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1908_w020a

Ralph Hedley, The muscian,1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The musician

oil on board 
405 x 325 mm (15.9 x 12.8 in)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1908_w020b

 

The cellist

oil on board 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Gateshead 1997
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1908_w021

Ralph Hedley, The cheese press, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The cheese press

EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1910

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1908_w022

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for The goffering iron, 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for The goffering iron

oil on canvas
457 x 356 mm

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1990-91

See Details for The Sail Loft, 1908_w010

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G4778
Given by Miss Wilson, 1940

1908_w023

Ralph Hedley, Woman using a goffering iron(Christmas card), 1908 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Woman using a goffering iron
Christmas card inscribed
SINCERE GOOD WISHES
To Mr & Mrs R.O. Heslop.
From Ralph Hedley
Xmas 1908

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1909  

1909_w001

Ralph Hedley, Woman using goffering iron, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Woman using goffering iron

oil on canvas board
329 x 403 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.H. 09

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

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1909_w002

Ralph Hedley, Sounding the bread, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sounding the bread

oil on canvas
1032 x 874 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R Hedley 1909

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition, Newcastle, 1909

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1909_w003

Ralph Hedley, Closing the lock gates, Selby, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Closing the lock gates, Selby

oil on canvas
659 x 915 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1909

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition, Newcastle, 1909

PRIVATE COLLECTION

1909_w004

UNTRACED

The potato field

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1909

 

1909_w005

UNTRACED

The hayfield

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1909

 

1909_w006

UNTRACED

Going ashore

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1909

 

1909_w007

UNTRACED

The fairy tale

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1909

 

1909_w008

UNTRACED

Knitting

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1909

 

1909_w009

UNTRACED

The Bigg Market forty years ago

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1909

 
1909_w010a Ralph Hedley, Sketch for The smithy, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Sketch for The smithy

oil on canvas
345 x 445 mm (13½ x 17½ in)
SIGNED with initials and dated 1909
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST AUCTIONED 
Newcastle 2012
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1909_w010b

Ralph Hedley, The smithy, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The smithy

oil on canvas
800 x 1000 mm (42 x 50 in)
SIGNED and dated 1909

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 26th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1909

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Durham 2013
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1909_w011

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, The cobbler’s shop, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The cobbler’s shop

oil on canvas
457 x 551 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1909.

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club Members’ Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1910

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : G4777
Given by J. Brown 1955

1909_w012

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for The antique shop, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for The antique shop

oil on canvas
509 x 407 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R. Hedley 1909

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 1990

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1909_w0013

UNTRACED

The antique shop

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (59)

 

1909_w014

 

The toreador

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938(138)
Shown by Mrs A. Jude

 

1909_w015

Ralph Hedley, Spilt milk, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Spilt milk

oil on canvas laid on panel
362 x 258 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1909

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 1990

Owner please contact 
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1909_w016

Ralph Hedley, Dutch woman darning by a stove, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Dutch woman darning by a stove

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2003
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1909_w017

Ralph Hedley, The Christmas market, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Christmas market

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 1993
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1909_w018a

Ralph Hedley, Boy fishing at a river bend, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Boy fishing at a river bend

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1993
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1909_w018b

New Discovery, 2014

Ralph Hedley RBA, Boy fishing in the Wear at Durham, 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Boy fishing in the Wear at Durham Oil on board
410 x 325 mm
Collector’s information: ‘Purchased by my mother at Gallowgate auction many years ago’.

PRIVATE COLLECTION

Discovered in family collection, reported to this site 2014

Santiago de Chile, South America

1909_w019

Ralph Hedley, A Northumberland weaver, 1909, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A Northumberland weaver /
Old Man at the Loom
(Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exhibition, 1938) /
A Yorkshire Weaver
(Anderson & Garland sale catalogue 2005)

oil on canvas
819 x 994 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R. Hedley. 1909

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 26th Annual Exhibition, Newcastle 1909

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2005
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1909_w020 Ralph Hedley, Winter (Christmas card), 1909 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Winter
Christmas card inscribed
To R.O. Heslop Esqr
With best
Wishes
Xmas
1909

“Winter”
R Hedley

   
1910  
1910_w001 UNTRACED

Winter /
A Frugal Meal
Executors’ Book 1913 (43)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 26th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1910

 
1910_w002 Ralph Hedley, Sketch of A Northumberland weaver, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch of A Northumberland weaver

oil on canvas
457 x 562 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.Hedley 1910

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (59)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

Owner please contact 
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1910_w003

Ralph Hedley, Sketch for Woolwashers, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch for Wool washing /
The wool washers
(Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exhibition, 1938 (99)
Woolwashers
Executors’ Book, 1913, (186)

oil on canvas
458 x 610 mm
SIGNED b.l.c. R.H. 1910

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (99)

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Newcastle 2012
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1910_w004

UNTRACED

Wool washing
The wool washers
(Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exhibition, 1938
Woolwashers
Executors’ Book 1913, (50)

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 26th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1910

 

1910_w005

Ralph Hedley, Strapping onions, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Strapping onions /
Picking the Harvest
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas

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1910_w006

Ralph Hedley, The quarry, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED The quarry

oil on canvas

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1910_w007

Ralph Hedley, A cobbler, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED A cobbler  

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1910_w008

UNTRACED

The amateur

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 26th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1910

 
1910_w009

UNTRACED

Saturday afternoon

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 26th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1910

 
1910_w010 UNTRACED

The dish of spurs

FIRST EXHIBITED
Northern Counties Exhibition,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle 1911 (310)

 
1910_w011 Ralph Hedley, The bill poster, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A glimpse of the Cathedral /
The bill poster (Executors’ Book (19), 1913)

oil on canvas
1375 x 755 mm (54¼ x 29¾ in)
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1910

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 27th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1911 (35)

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1910_w012

SHIPLEY 2013

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Ralph Hedley, Sketch for Hylton ferry, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Sketch of Hylton ferry

oil on canvas
629 x 508 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1910

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (137)

PUBLIC COLLECTION
 
Sunderland Museum
and Winter Gardens,
Sunderland, SR1 1PP, England
Reference TWCMS : B2548
Given by F. Aicheson, 1948
1910_w013   The Wear at Hilton

watercolour on paper
251 x 369 mm (sight)

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (151)

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1910_w014 Ralph Hedley, River steps at Ferryboat Lane, Hylton, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

River steps at Ferryboat Lane, Hylton

Florence Archer estate  
1910_w015 UNDATED Ralph Hedley, Sketch of Wagon boarding the ferry at Hylton, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Sketch of Wagon boarding
the ferry at Hylton
Florence Archer estate  
1910_w016 Ralph Hedley, Seaton Sluice, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Seaton Sluice

   
1910_w017 Ralph Hedley, Opening the lock, Selby, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Opening the lock, Selby    
1910_w018a

UNTRACED

Fishwife

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 26th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1910

 
1910_w018b Ralph Hedley, Staithes fisher woman, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Staithes fisher woman
(Auctioneer’s title)

407 x 305 mm (16 x 12 in)
initialled and dated 1910,
further attributed and titled
to plaque and frame

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1910_w019 Ralph Hedley, A highland sword dance, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A highland dance /
Highland sword dance (Laing Art Gallery, Loan Exh, 1938 )
The highland sword dance (Executors’ Book 10)

pastel on paper

FIRST EXHIBITED
Bewick Club 27th Annual Exhibition,
Newcastle, 1911 (63)

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1910_w020 Ralph Hedley, Pupil of the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle, knitting a sock, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A pupil of the Royal Victoria School for the Blind, Newcastle, knitting a sock

 

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1910_w021 Ralph Hedley, Drawing of a boy with basket and fork, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Drawing of a boy with basket and fork

 

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1910_w022 Ralph Hedley, Boy with basket and a fork, watercolour, 1910, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Boy with basket and a fork
(watercolour?)

 

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1911  

1911_w001

 

Tiddlers
A small boy holding a jar up to the window (Laing Art Gallery description 1976)

oil on canvas
567 x 466 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1911

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (97)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  1990

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1911_w002

Ralph Hedley, Two boys fishing, 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Two boys fishing

oil on canvas
512 x 410 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1911

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

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LAST SOLD Newcastle 2010
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1911_w003

UNTRACED

Country boy

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (31)

 

1911_w004

Ralph Hedley, Mat progging, 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Mat progging

oil on canvas
940 x 790 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1911

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (136)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

LAST SOLD Stockholm, 2012
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1911_w005

Ralph Hedley, In the tavern(Auctioneer’s title), 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

In the tavern
(Auctioneer’s title)

oil on canvas
1006 x 876 mm (39 5/8 x 34 1/2 in)
SIGNED (indistinctly) b.r.c. R Hedley 1911
(Auctioneer’s information)

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LAST SOLD Philadelphia USA 2007
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1911_w006

Ralph Hedley, Thomas Atkinson and Mr Burdon, 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Thomas Atkinson and Mr Burdon
Durham Cathedral vergers in a
study for a detail of the picture
A doorkeeper in the house of the Lord (see 1911_w007)

 

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION

Property of Durham cathedral

1911_w007

Ralph Hedley, A doorkeeper in the House of the Lord, 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

A doorkeeper in the House of the Lord

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD London 2002
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1911_w008

Ralph Hedley, Alderman John Robert Lawson, JP, Mayor of South Shields, 1900-1901, 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Alderman John Robert Lawson, JP, Mayor of South Shields, 1900-1901

oil on canvas
1590 x 1174 mm

PUBLIC COLLECTION

South Shields Museum
And Art Gallery
Ocean Road NE33 2JA
Reference TWCMS : 1999.1902

1911_w009a
UNDATED

Ralph Hedley, Sketchbook page: Rural buildings , 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Rural buildings
Sketchbook page

   

1911_w009b

Ralph Hedley,  Corn or hay market, 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Corn or hay market

   

1911_w010 UNDATED

Ralph Hedley, Shepherd sitting outside a pub, 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Shepherd sitting outside a pub

   

1911_w010

Ralph Hedley, Shepherd sitting outside a pub, 1911  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Shepherd sitting outside a pub

   

1912

 

1912_w001

Ralph Hedley, Blessing the crops / Rogation Day, 1912 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Blessing the crops /
Rogation Day

UNTRACED

FIRST EXHIBITED
Northern Counties Exhibition,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle 1913 (14)

ILLUSTRATION:
Hedley studio reference photograph
Picture last known Cleadon Village, near Sunderland,1957

 

1912_w002

Ralph Hedley, The Dame’s school /  The village school, 1912 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The Dame’s school
Executor’s Book 1913, (2)
The village school
(Laing Art Gallery 1938)

oil on canvas
1925 x 875 mm
SIGNED t.c R Hedley 1912

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (32)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS : B6694
Given by Mrs. S. S. Simms, 1935

1912_w003

Ralph Hedley, The cellarman, 1912 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The cellarman

oil on canvas
800 x 665 mm (31 1/2 x 26 3/16 in)
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

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1912_w004

SHIPLEY 2013

DETAILS

Ralph Hedley, Crossing Hylton ferry, 1912 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Crossing Hylton ferry

oil on canvas
1268 x 1071 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1912

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (85)

PUBLIC COLLECTION 

Laing Art Gallery,
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Reference TWCMS :G2342
Given by Mrs. Fenwick 1955

1912_w005

Ralph Hedley, Crossing the Wear on Hylton Ferry, 1912 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Crossing the Wear on Hylton Ferry

oil on board
350 x 250 mm (13¾ x 10 in)
SIGNED (but not dated)
(Auctioneer’s information)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2004
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1912_w006

Ralph Hedley, Woman reading with a child, at Hylton ferry , 1912 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Woman reading with a child, at Hylton ferry

 

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 1992
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1912_w007

 

Extra spirit duty

oil on canvas
890 x 1144 mm
SIGNED b.r.c. R Hedley 1912

EXHIBITED
Ralph Hedley: Tyneside Painter,
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1990-91

PRIVATE COLLECTION 1990

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1912_w008

Ralph Hedley, Alfred Plummer D.D., 1912 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Alfred Plummer DD
(1841-1926)

oil on canvas
1289 x 990 mm mm

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTION

Durham University
Reference 18.703

1913

 

1913_w001

Ralph Hedley, Weeding potatoes, 1913 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Weeding potatoes

oil on canvas

FIRST EXHIBITED
Royal Academy, London, 1913 (796)

PRIVATE COLLECTION  1990

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1913_w002

Ralph Hedley, The coopers, 1913 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The coopers

oil on canvas
510 x 640 mm

EXHIBITED
Northern Counties Exhibition
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1913 (59)

PRIVATE COLLECTION 

LAST SOLD Newcastle 2006
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1913_w003

 Ralph Hedley, The sword makers (Unfinished), 1913 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

The sword makers
(Unfinished)

oil on canvas

EXHIBITED
Loan Exhibition of Works by Ralph Hedley R.B.A.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1938 (144)

PRIVATE COLLECTION

 

UNDATED OR UNIDENTIFIED PICTURES

PICTURES DEPICTING MEN AND BOYS
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DATABASE
 

This database contains as many of Hedley's known paintings, drawings and contemporary print reproductions as we have been able to trace, assembled in date order. 

If the date is unknown, pictures are placed at the date the work was first exhibited within Hedley's lifetime.  

DETAILS link will take you to a larger view and more information on a picture. 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS  Where available, links will be included to take you to the gallery .

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS Owners are invited to email us with further information for us to add.

UNTRACED For the record, the titles of untraced works are included with information on where they were first exhibited or appear in the press. A DETAILS page is included if there is any further information (such as press cuttings) on a work’s appearance, attempts to trace it, and its fate if known.

UNDATED Pictures not verified by date, theme or documentary evidence will be placed at the end later.