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April 2017 Fine Art Auction Review

Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873): A Portrait of A Lady (thought to be Therese
        Freifrau Von Bethmann, nee Freiin Vrints V Treuenfeld) (FS34/593) offered in our
        Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 11th April 2017 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Rachel Littlewood reviews the successful April 2017 Fine Art Auction that included a portrait thought to be of Therese Freifau Von Bethmann by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873), which sold for £155,000, and set a world record for the artist James Dickson Innes (1887-1914).

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Antiques and Collectables Sale Our next Antiques and Interiors Sale will be held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Tuesday, 25th April 2017. The catalogue is now available.

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The artist David Eustace, born in Birmingham in 1950, is now based in Exeter. Daniel Goddard, Head of the Picture Department, looks at the work of the artist David Eustace, an imaginative and eccentric painter of dreams and the theatre of the street.
Jim Gilbert (1933-1995): Sheila Drunk (FS33/383). Oil on canvas. 40x50cm. Estimate £80-£120. Daniel Goddard, Head of the Picture Department, looks at the artist and law-breaker Jim Gilbert (1933-1995) who started life in the East End of London but began painting while in prison during the 1960s. He won the Arthur Koestler Award for Prisoner Art and even painted a portrait of Dylan Thomas that was presented to Jimmy Carter.
North Moreton Church, Berkshire (FS32/337) by the artist John Piper (1903-1992), was sold for £20,000. Daniel Goddard, Head of the Picture Department, talks about the recent private collection sold at auction for £80,000 and provides some background to the early 20th Century artists whose work was featured in it.
A Victorian Claret Jug decorated with fairies, insects and flowers, London 1873. Martin McIlroy, Head of the Silver Department, charts the rise in popularity of the silver claret jug from Queen Victoria to the Art Deco movement. He also traces the English love of claret from the 12th Century to modern times.
Front Cover of The Lot Magazine Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood publishes an occasional magazine called The Lot covering our recent news and saleroom hightlights. It also provides interesting insights into our work. The current and previous editions can be downloaded in PDF format or read online as a page-by-page electronic magazine.

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