Top Selling Artists

Top Selling Artists

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 Werenskiold sold for £272,970. And in 2003, a landscape by Benjamin Williams Leader RA sold for £145,000.

Here's a list of the heavy hitters in our own collection together with their respective 'auction maximum'.

Erik Werenskiold, £272,970
Portrait Of Ingeborg Motzfeldt Løchen

Roland Svensson, £193,578
Portrait Study Of A Man

Peter Mønsted, £187,666
Portrait Of Aage Jørgensen

Friedrich August Von Kaulbach, £151,844
Portrait Study Of A Girl

Benjamin Williams Leader RA, £145,000
Study Of Conway Bay And The Carnarvonshire Coast

John Inigo Richards RA, £135,000
Landscape With Country Track, Figures, Cottages & Far-Reaching View
Landscape With Country Track, Figures, Cottages & Far-Reaching View

Léon Adolphe Belly, £130,000
Woodland View With Pond

Agnes Cleve, £72,567
Portrait Of Jan Bolinder

James Stephanoff, £65,000
Portrait Of Miss Smernove

George Vicat Cole RA, £47,788
A Sunny Afternoon Near Arundel

Josef Theodor Hansen, £47,468
Nocturnal Study Of A Mosque By A Coastline

John Smart RSA RSW, £44,000
The Grounds Of A Scottish Baronial Mansion

John Da Costa, £43,600
Reflections After The Ride

Carl Johansson, £36,318
Sollentunaholm, Sweden

David Bates, £36,198
Rural Landscape With Thatched Cottage, Country Track & Pond

Francesco Ballesio, £30,000
The Music Master

Edgar Bundy RA, £27,000
The Wallflower

Alfred Hitchens Corbould, £24,598
Portrait Of Lucy Wickham

George Goodwin Kilburne, £23,443
The Finishing Touch

Carl Budtz-Mølle, £16,539
Church Interior

Rudolf Riemerschmid, £15,380
Children Dancing In A Wood

Jonathan Pratt, £15,000
Peeling Turnips

Eiler Rasmussen Eilersen, £14,000
Romantic Forest Landscape With Cottage

Ernest Higgins Rigg, £13,658
Sunset Swaledale

William Hatherell, £13,000
The Balcony Embrace

Alfred Gomersal Vickers, £12,999
River Landscape With Church

Peter Tom-Petersen, £12,189
View From Brahetrolleborg

Eden Upton Eddis, £12,000
Portrait Of Muriel Paget Bowman

Otto Voigt, £10,282
The Finishing Touches

Julius Paulsen, £10,115
At Bedtime
Wooded Landscape With Cottage

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