Modern British & 20th Century Art

Next Auction

Modern and Contemporary Art - Timed Auction - Fri 16 July to Sun 1 Aug

Sun, 1st Aug 2021 18:00
Last consignment: Fri, 25th Jun 2021

Modern British Art is a strong, active and fast-changing area of the market, with established and new purchasers keen to collect these bright, and sometimes challenging works.  Artists in particular demand include Henry Moore, John Piper, Dame Elizabeth Blackadder, Ben Nicholson, Eric Gill, John Nash, David Hockney, L S Lowry, Ceri Richards, Graham Sutherland, Sandra Blow, Sir George Clausen and Robert Adams.

20th Century East Anglian art is more popular now than ever; Sworders recently achieved a world-record price of £204,160 (inc premium) for a work by Cedric Morris. Great Bardfield artists, such as Eric Ravilious, Edward Bawden, John Aldridge, Walter Hoyle, Michael Rothenstein  and Bernard Cheese, enjoy an ever-increasing national audience, Sworders recently sold a watercolour by Eric Ravilious, ‘St James’ and ‘The Foremost Prince’, for £85,000.

For further information or to discuss consignments, please contact Amy Scanlon on

amyscanlon@sworder.co.uk or call 01279 817778

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East Anglian & Great Bardfield Artist Directory

Welcome to the Sworders East Anglian and Great Bardfield Artist Directory where you will find information on the very talented group of artists who resided in Great Bardfield and the area of East Anglia. 

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Tessa Newcomb Great Bardfield Artist Directory                     

 


 

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Our specialists hold regular valuation days. Please contact us for more information, or complete the online valuation form to enquire about the auction value of your items. 

Amy Scanlon

Amy Scanlon
Head of Modern British Art


T: 01279 817778
E: amyscanlon@sworder.co.uk

Jane Oakley

Jane Oakley
Paintings Specialist | Head of Department

T: 01279 817778
E: janeoakley@sworder.co.uk

Guy Schooling

Guy Schooling
Chairman


T: 01279 817778
E: guyschooling@sworder.co.uk

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News & Articles

 

Sporting Art, Wildlife & Dogs | A Post Sale Review

Great prices were achieved in the fourth installment of our annual Sporting Art Wildlife and Dogs sales on Wednesday 2 June. Strong bidding was seen across all sections of the sale and topped by two large unframed canvases of the hunt ‘in full cry’ by John Nost Sartorius (1759-1828).

A Roadshow Trump

Bought from an antiques dealer several years previously, the present owners of this painting wanted to know more about their dog. They took him along to a BBC Antiques Roadshow in July 2014 where it was instantly recognised as a copy of the dog in Hogarth’s “Manifesto” self-portrait painted in 1745. 

Sporting Heritage | Peter Deighan Works Come To Auction

Our auction of Sporting Art, Wildlife and Dogs on Wednesday 2 June offers a number of captivating works by Irish artist Peter Deighan who is widely considered as one of the country’s finest Portrait and Sporting Painters.