Modern British & 20th Century Art

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Modern and Contemporary Art

Tue, 4th Oct 2022 10:00
Last consignment: Fri, 19th Aug 2022

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                     

 


 

Our specialists

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

 

The Holt Festival 2022 Art Prize Winners

Holt Festival is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 art prizes.

28 July 2022

The Female Raphael of the Arts | Angelica Kauffman Works to Sell

We are delighted to be offering four works by Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) in our forthcoming sale of Old Master, British & European Art, to be held live on Tuesday 27 September 2022.

13 July 2022

 

Roy de Maistre | The Australian Painter with a Key Role in British Modernism

Sworders are delighted to offer two paintings by Roy de Maistre (1894-1968) in our upcoming Modern & Contemporary Art auction, which will take place on 4 October 2022.

13 July 2022