Modern & Contemporary British Art

 

Modern British art continues to be a growing sector within the art market and one that provides exciting opportunities for the new and seasoned collector alike. These auctions trace the history of Britain from 1900 to the present day, from the Edwardian era through two world wars and into the post-war and post-modern world. They feature a wide selection of paintings, sculpture, and works on paper by British artists.

Artists and movements represented include: Walter Sickert and the Camden Town Group, Patrick Heron and the St Ives School, Barbara Hepworth, Mary Potter, John Hoyland, Patrick Caulfield, Eduardo Paolozzi, Sandra Blow, Terry Frost, Peter Blake, and Tracey Emin, Ian Davenport and the YBAs to name a few.

Previous departmental highlights include a record breaking result for Dame Barbara Hepworth’s "Small Sun" (BH489), achieving £75,000 and an excellent result for former Turner Prize nominee Ian Davenport achieving £69,500 for Poured Lines, 1993.

Of recent success was the sale of Patrick Caulfield’s 1964 oil on board ‘Pony’ which came directly from the artist to the vendor the year it was produced and achieved a sale price of £275,000.

The department is delighted to present three auctions a year alongside a series of specially curated online only auctions providing a number of opportunities to buy or sell throughout the year.

With a wealth of in-house experience our team of specialists are available for complimentary auction valuations and to advise on the current market. Please do not hesitate to contact a member of our specialist team.

Next auction Tuesday 11 June

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Highlights & Results

 

 

 

Craigie Aitchison CBE RSA RA, British 1926-2009- Crucifixion, 1971-1973; oil on canvas.

Price Realised: £22,500

William Scott CBE RA, British 1913-1989- Untitled

Price Realised: £13,500

Sir Howard Hodgkin CH CBE British,"Painted Souvenir"

Price Realised: £15,000

Alan Lowndes, British 1921-1978- Serene Sunset

Price Realised: £10,000

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Helena Anderson
Associate Picture Specialist

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Vicki Wonfor
Joint Managing Director

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