Archdeacon Samuel Rutter

March 27, 2024
We recently acquired a fine portrait of Archdeacon Samuel Rutter (d.1663), a chaplain and trusted confidante to James Stanley, 7th Earl of Derby. He was also a keen writer and produced numerous poe...
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Top Selling Artists

June 27, 2023
Due to their popularity, works by certain artists can reach vast sums at the leading auction houses such as Christie's, Sotheby's and Bonhams. For example, in May 2008, an oil painting by Erik Were...
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The Curious Tale Of Young Lucy Wickham

May 17, 2023
In March 2022, we acquired a charming Victorian portrait of a young lady wearing a sun hat, white dress, and coral necklace. Draped over her arms, a black cat with a red collar. It’s signed Alfred ...
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Our Guide To Attributions

April 22, 2023
Author: Andy Shield If you're new to the world of antique fine art, you may find some of the terminology relating to attributions a little baffling. What does it mean when a painting is 'attributed...
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Art & Action: The Life Of Erik Werenskiold

February 20, 2023
Author: Polly Pyke When thinking about Norwegian art, perhaps the name Edvard Munch is the first to come to mind. Munch’s influence on western art, as well as his country’s own artistic identity, s...
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What Are Etchings, Aquatints & Drypoints?

December 17, 2022
Author: Andy Shield Invented in 1513 by the Swiss artist Urs Graf, etchings are prints that use acid to bite an incised image into a metal plate. Over the centuries, numerous artists have adopted t...
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