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An Auction of Modern British & 20th Century Art

Visit the event's website Date: Tue 26th Feb 2019 This event was listed by: Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers, UK
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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.

Our next specialist auction of Modern British Art will be held on Tuesday 26 February 2019.

A fully illustrated catalogue is available to view on -

For further information about the sale, please contact Amy Scanlon on or call 01279 817778.