Yearly Archives: 2015

Antoine Guillemet (1843-1918)

It isn’t often that we have a chance to offer a work by an artist at the very heart of the French art and literary world in the 19th century, whose work encompassed both Salon and Impressionist rebellion. A pupil

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Shepton Mallet Antiques and Collectors’ Fair

Shepton is our largest fair, in the Bath & West Showground, just down the road from the charming Somerset town of Shepton Mallet. Here we have a chance to create our own environment in one of the fair’s shopping arcades

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Another day, another Newark

Great fun at the IACF Newark International Fair. Lots of new and old friends and customers – including this elegant young poseur.  

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Newark International Antiques Fair

Find us at our usual stand in the George Stephenson Hall at the largest antiques and collectors’ fair in Europe, at the Newark & Nottinghamshire Showground. We’ll be bringing our latest stock: rare treats for all!

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Anthony Colbert (1934-2007) Vietnam War Series, 1967

We have acquired three amazing paintings by the British artist Anthony Colbert (1934-2007). Although he is now known as one of the most successful illustrators of the later 20th century, in the mid-sixties Colbert was working for The Observer newspaper.

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Discovering the Utagawa!

My first encounter with Japanese prints was as Keeper of Art at Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, where I was lucky enough to curate the wonderful T B Lewis collection. Lewis was a textile mill owner, and a compulsive collector.

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