11 NOVEMBER 2021 Sale Information

Due to the gargantuan October sale which took twelve hours, we have ensured that this sale on the 11th November is considerably smaller. We have received important instructions from a local family with connections to the Lake District.  They are descendants of Dr Kendall, of Coniston, he was a physician and a friend to John Ruskin and W G Collingwood.  We have letters from John Ruskin and we have paintings by W G Collingwood and the great Alfred Heaton Cooper.  The letters from Ruskin to Continue reading →

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 →

7 OCTOBER 2021 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Welcome to our October sale, dated for the 7th. We are offering viewing from noon to 7pm on Wednesday 6th without appointments, however we will not be open to the public on sale day. Please wear a mask when you come. I hope you had a relaxing summer, and with luck spent a few days in the sun. The saleroom is full , as usual, and we start with 120 lots of PICTURES, the artists  including Paul César Helleu, W.L. Wyllie, Charles A. Continue reading →

12 AUGUST 2021 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Let’s start with some health and safety.  We are viewing this next sale on Wednesday 11th August, and we will request that you wear face masks.  I only need one member of staff to contract Covid and it will close us down.  There will be no public in the sale room during the sale. It’s that time again and we have another sale for you; this one is on the 12th August starting at 11am with viewing on Wednesday the 11th between noon Continue reading →