Modern British Art

Modern British & 20th Century Art

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 £59,780 (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.

We are currently accepting entries for our summer auction of Modern British and 20th Century Art, to be held on Wednesday 11 July. Entries close on 18 May.

 


 

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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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. 

Guy Schooling
Chairman

Chairman and auctioneer at Sworders. Guy has over 25 years experience in the world of fine art and auctioneering. His passions lie with English furniture and the Arts & Crafts Movement. He is available to undertake valuations of single items or entire collections.

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

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

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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