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A 'How To' Guide to Identifying and Buying Prints

MODERN & CONTEMPORARY PRINTS, LATEST NEWS, MODERN BRITISH ART

A 'How To' Guide to Identifying and Buying Prints

Buying prints at auction is a great way to start an art collection. Prints are typically from limited editions, making them more affordable than one-off pieces such as oil paintings. Yet, the printmaking process is highly skilled, each plate onto which the artist creates an image needs to be perfect in order to achieve the desired finish. Eleanor Garthwaite tells us more...

23 September 2021

 
"A Catastrophe I Didn’t Want to Avoid"

LATEST NEWS, MODERN BRITISH ART

"A Catastrophe I Didn’t Want to Avoid"

Nearing her one hundredth birthday on 26th November this year, Marie Françoise Gilot has lived a remarkable life from her decade-long love affair with Picasso in her early twenties, to becoming the talented painter and writer celebrated today.

23 September 2021

 
Pictures Donated to Dog Welfare Charity Come to Auction

LATEST NEWS, PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE, MODERN BRITISH ART

Pictures Donated to Dog Welfare Charity Come to Auction

Sworders are to sell two artworks benefitting The Dogs Trust as part of the Modern and Contemporary sale on October 5

23 September 2021

 
Venini's Patchwork of Light

20TH CENTURY ART & DESIGN, LATEST NEWS

Venini's Patchwork of Light

The Pezzato vase, one of the most iconic designs that Fulvio Bianconi created for Venini, comes to sale in our Design auction on 19-20 October

22 September 2021

 
Discovering The Works of Elsie Marian Henderson (1880-1967)

LATEST NEWS, PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE, MODERN BRITISH ART

Discovering The Works of Elsie Marian Henderson (1880-1967)

Sworders Head of Pictures, Jane Oakley, describes the thrill of uncovering the work of an exceptional talent, Elsie Marian Henderson, Baroness de Coudenhove (1880-1967), whom before now, she knew so little about.

22 September 2021

 
Yorkshire Pride In Two British Classics

20TH CENTURY ART & DESIGN, LATEST NEWS

Yorkshire Pride In Two British Classics

Two classic cars - a 1958 Jaguar XK150 drop-head coupe and a 1970 Mk 2 Morris Mini Cooper S - are to be auctioned in our October 19-20 Design sale.

22 September 2021