Oil painting

Oil on canvas by John Cleveley the Elder

Previews: £30,000 plus

30 October 2017

Our weekly selection from salerooms and dealerships.


Double portrait has Masses appeal

30 October 2017

A double portrait by Federico Beltran Masses (1885-1949) attracted a flurry of bids at Bonhams’ (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) 19th Century European, Victorian and British Impressionist art auction on September 27.

The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell

Churchill’s final painting heads to auction at Sotheby’s

24 October 2017

The final artwork by Sir Winston Churchill is to be offered at auction with a £50,000-80,000 estimate.


Barret makes rare appearance at Irish hall

23 October 2017

Adam’s mammoth annual Country House Collections auction is designed to cater to those with spacious, preferably period, abodes.


The Wolfe family at play in Wheatley’s Irish period

02 October 2017

An Irish family portrait attributed to Francis Wheatley (1747-1801) led the picture section at Clevedon Salerooms (20% buyer’s premium) on September 14 in Bristol.

Child and duck

Antiques dealer alerts trade to fraud after scam involving 18th century painting

01 August 2017

An antiques and art dealer is asking the trade to be aware of a scam after a painting was fraudulently purchased from the gallery in Wiltshire.


Previews: £30,000 plus

10 July 2017

A set of four hunting scenes by John Nost Sartorius (1759-1828) is being offered on the art market for the first time at Rountree Tryon Galleries in Mayfair.


Buyers take latest coach in Hampshire

10 July 2017

Over the last four months, a steady trickle of coaching scenes has been making its way onto the market via John Nicholson’s (24% buyer’s premium).


Collection of Greenwich's The Spread Eagle pub consigned to Gorringes

26 June 2017

Until its conversion into a pizzeria and cocktail bar three years ago, The Spread Eagle pub in Greenwich had hardly changed since its origins as a 17th century coaching inn.


Peruvian painter’s take on Venice

19 June 2017

A tiny 19th century Venetian oil by Frederico del Campo (1837- 1923) went under the hammer for the first time in a century at Catherine Southon (18% buyer’s premium).


My lord: £200,000 for Siena scene

05 June 2017

This depiction of a 16th century bullfight in Siena’s Piazza del Campo starred in Christie’s (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) sale of the collection of the late Lord Weidenfeld.


Previews: £30,000 plus

30 May 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.


Bidders compete over cavalry skirmish in Chichester

02 May 2017

A French School painting, catalogued as early 18th century, drew strong bidding at Stride & Son’s (20% buyer’s premium inc VAT) sale in Chichester on March 31.


Lebanese view of biblical scene emerges in Derbyshire auction

24 April 2017

A work by one of Lebanon’s most eminent painters, Khalil Saleeby (1870-1928), surfaced at Hansons (17.5% buyer’s premium) of Etwall in Derbyshire.


Gold rush fever hits Australian auction

24 April 2017

A mid-19th century oil painting depicting in detail a scene at the height of the Australian gold rush is a potential highlight of a Sotheby’s Australia sale next month.


Previews: £30,000 plus

10 April 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.

Bullingdon Club painting

Bullingdon Club painting of Cameron and Johnson goes to auction

17 November 2016

An oil painting of the infamous Bullingdon Club ‘class of ’87’ photo will go to auction next month.

Rabbi painting

Rabbi portraits up for sale in Barnes

19 October 2016

More than 50 portraits of rabbis will be put on display and offered for sale in south west London.

Eugène Delacroix portrait of George Sand

Musée Delacroix buys portrait of George Sand at Fontainebleau auction

21 April 2016

A portrait by Eugène Delacroix redolent with associations to Nineteenth century French Romanticism has been secured by the Paris museum dedicated to his work.