The Barry Collection

A collection of art works built up over 50 years comprising original works often bought direct from the artist and Japanese prints from a variety of sources.

This collection is now being downsized to accommodate newer works and to allow a future proposed housemove.

NB The cost of packing and postage will be added to the price listed.

For range of household items, including some lovely lamps, click here.

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Original works.




Catherine Grubb - Daphnis and Chloe (’74)

Edinburgh artist/historian now living in Truro




Dorothy Matthews - “Rock Formation” – a creative weaving (mid/late 60s)

65 x 80 cm approx.

Dundee artist



J E Jordan - The Owl and the Pussycat. 15 x 15 cm framed.



J E Jordan - Pea Green Boat. 11 x 11 cm. Surrounding mount has some low-key damp marks. Framed.



Alberto Morocco - Jane Eyre  by Dundee artist. For production at Dundee Rep Theatre in 1968. Unsigned. (Provenance statement inc.)

Framed with glass. 41 x 51 cm

Dundee based artist teaching at time at Duncan of Jordantone Art College



Lucinda Mackay - London Street.  Limited edition poster print - 3 out of 7. (some foxing mainly in borders, but a little in picture).

22" x 15" vert.

Edinburgh trained and resident artist



Lucinda Mackay - Original pen and ink drawing by Edinburgh artist.

Meths drinkers, St Anne’s, Limehouse. (5/73)

Amateur frame/ glass (can be removed)



Barbara Robertson - Barleyfield (probably county Angus) – linocut – 26/26 limited edition



Barbara Robertson - Red Thread  (probably county Angus) – linocut: 23/24 limited edition



Barbara Robertson - Esmerillion – linocut 4/10 limited edition

A bit light faded with time



Barbara Robertson - Up from the Grass. (’83)

Some foxing on white areas



S Gordon - 70s portrait of young woman. 20” x 24”.

2 small damp marks. Amateur frame – can be removed before posting.



Michael Barry - Longridge (’74) (photo)

One of a series of photos of Scotland’s 3rd highest village.


Japanese prints




Hokusai - 2 book pages




Sadahide – large triptych of battle scenes



Toyokuni III (aka Kunisada)- Diptych – 2 Kabuki actors in combat (after 1844)



Kunisada - Musician with Samisen (pre 1844)



Kuniyoshi - Woman at Night (bijin)



Kuniyasu - Actor with green-yellow-white bg.



Kunisada - Man with scroll (pre 1844)






Brearey - Balloons – from Brearey’s Aeronautical Machine

(pub William McKenzie 1880)



Period photo - Edwardian Boy   



Unknown - Industrial sculpture

Very unusual work of modern art. (10"H x 16"L). Bought by present owner at exhibition in Scotland in early 1970s, but artist's name forgotten. Heavy item, bit dusty in picture (but since carefully cleaned!).



“Birds & Flowers Picture Book” (Bairei 1880 app - unmounted black and white)




Hiroshige - Set of 21 prints, original designs by Hiroshige but blocks cut and prints made in early 1980s using totally traditional methods. In portfolio, mint condition. (See leaflet) One of only two such issues globally during 20th century.

Viewing on request locally.



As far as possible Japanese prints have been ascribed accurately but the information cannot be guaranteed.

Some foxing, fading or other minor damage have been priced in to values. Other sizes on application.

Photographs not shot square on – all pictures and frames are rectangular!

Queries to M Barry 01278 733100

The Barry Collection – amassed over 50 years, partly bought directly from artists, partly a collection of Japanese prints. This collection is now being downsized with some 30 works to be sold.

NB The cost of packing and postage will be added to the price listed.

For range of household items, including some lovely lamps, click here.

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