11 NOVEMBER 2021 Images

In our forthcoming November 11th sale: From a local family with connections to the Lake District, descendants of Dr Kendall of Coniston, physician and friend to John Ruskin, we have a fascinating collection of watercolours, books, letters and other ephemera relating to Dr Kendall’s relationship with John Ruskin and W G Collingwood. William Gershon Collingwood, author, artist and antiquary, founded the Lake Artists’ Society in 1904, and worked closely with John Ruskin, as his secretary and then his biographer. We have Dr Kendall’s copies of Continue reading →

1 JULY 2021 Images

Images of some of the items in our July sale: Morris Cowley Flatnose 1929 Reg: KX3053, for restoration:

27 MAY 2021 Images

Images of some of the items in our May sale: From the estate of the late John Sparrow and his partner the late Bryan Catley, author of ‘Art Deco and Other Figures’. STATEMENT from Brian Seifert: I have spent a large part of my life connected to the Art World. I spent the sixties as an Interior Designer working on banks, hotels and homes. I moved into the printing industry and spent over 30 years building a reprographics company. Thiswas followed by ten years during which Continue reading →

DECEMBER 2020 Images

Images of some of the items in our December sales (dates projected 10th and 17th and to be confirmed):

13 AUGUST 2020 Images

Images of some of the items in our August sale: Our pictures section includes two watercolour views of Cumberland by John Ruskin, inscribed verso: ‘A Sketch in Cumberland by John Ruskin, and was given to me by Him. Fred Crawley’, framed (Frederick Crawley was Ruskin’s assistant).