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.
We are currently accepting entries for our Autumn auction of Modern British and 20th Century Art, featuring Great Bardfield artists, to be held on Monday 13 November. Entries close on 29 September.
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