Paintings & Sculpture

 

Appraising and selling paintings and sculpture is at the heart of every successful auction house. Such a task, however, poses significant challenges, covering hundreds of years of artistic endeavour, in many styles and mediums. Sworders’ ability to identify and value works from a wide range of schools and periods, combined with careful presentation and marketing, have led to our achieving consistently strong results and some truly exceptional prices.

Sworders' Paintings Department has grown over the last five years, processing over 4,000 lots a year and now boasts a full and varied selection of sales including specialist art auctions of: Modern British and 20th Century Art; Sporting Art, Wildlife and Dogs; and quarterly Fine Interiors sales which include Old Master, Victorian and traditional works. Further information on each of these sales can be found by following the links below.


To find out more about our forthcoming sales or talk further about potential consignments, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our specialist team below. All our specialists regularly visit our London and Hertford offices, please check our valuations days calendar page for the schedule of picture valuation days. Our specialists are also available for home visits.

 


 

Our specialists

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

Amy Scanlon

Amy Scanlon
Paintings

Amy gained a BA (Hons) degree in History of Art at university College London, followed by three years in a leading London art gallery before joining Sworders.  She now leads our picture department with a special emphasis on Modern British and 20th Century Art.

 

 

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

Andrew Bowyer
Paintings

Andrew gained his extensive experience and knowledge at Phillips and Sothebys in London and has been involved in cataloguing and valuing work in various parts of the world, and in fields as diverse as Old Master painting, English watercolours and 20th Century British art.

 

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

Jane Oakley

Jane Oakley
Paintings

With 20 years auction experience, Jane comes to us from Sotheby's where she was a director in the British Art Post 1850 Department and head of Scottish Art. She has a broad knowledge of British and Continental paintings and was previously head of the Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist, Maritime and Sporting Art departments at Christie's.

 

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


Request a valuation

If you're considering the sale of your items, we are happy to offer a free online valuation service. Please fill out the form and press the 'Submit' button below. Expect to hear from the appropriate valuer as soon as possible.

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Modern British and 20th Century Art
Modern British and 20th Century Art
Tuesday, 28th April 2020 10:00

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