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With two specialist sales a year, paintings are at the very heart of Duke’s. As one of the foremost departments of this type in the country, Duke’s have achieved phenomenal prices at auction, including the house record of over £2,000,000 for the important San Marco panels by Fra Angelico.
Encompassing oil paintings, watercolours and prints from the 12th to 21st centuries the paintings department can offer unrivalled knowledge and unparalleled global reach. For more information please contact the department.


Fra Angelico (1395-1455)

‘The San Marco Panels’

St. Vincent Ferrer (?) and an unidentified Dominican Saint,

tempera on a gold ground,

15.5" x 5" and 15.4" x 5" respectively.

Sold for £2,031,500


William Logsdail (1859-1944)

‘The Bank and The Royal Exchange’

Oil on canvas

Sold for £483,000


Laurence Stephen Lowry RA RBA (1887-1976) "Young Lady Hurrying" (girl in a mini skirt), signed and dated 1968 lower left, oil on panel, 10" x 7". See illustration

Provenance: Private collection, Merseyside

Exhibited: Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.

"Lowry in Liverpool", 14th October 2006 - 22nd April 2007, Tate, Liverpool.

Sold for £201,300


 

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Forthcoming Fine Art Sales

Ceramics, Glass and Asian Art, Furniture and Works of Art

27th July 2017

Last date for entries 23rd June 2017.
 

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Paintings, Drawings and Books, Furniture and Works of Art

14th September 2017

Last date for entries 11th August 2017.

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Forthcoming General Sales

Avenue Auction

27th June 2017

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18th July 2017

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Previous Fine Art Sales

Silver, Jewellery and Furniture [8th and 9th June 2017]

8th June 2017

Including an Aston Martin DB6 Vantage Volante, 1968

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Asian Art

18th May 2017

Two include two masterworks by Wu Guanzhong (1919-2010)

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Previous General Sales

Avenue Auction

6th June 2017

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16th May 2017

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Featured Lots

  • A FIJIAN 'CANNIBAL FORK' AND SIMILAR LADLE,

    A FIJIAN 'CANNIBAL FORK' AND SIMILAR LADLE,

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  • A PARCEL-GILT AND PARQUETRY BUREAU

    A PARCEL-GILT AND PARQUETRY BUREAU

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  • A FINE GANDHARAN GREY SCHIST BODHISATTVA MAITREYA

    A FINE GANDHARAN GREY SCHIST BODHISATTVA MAITREYA

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  • A FLEMISH WALNUT FIGURE OF THE VIRGIN, probably circa 1500,

    A FLEMISH WALNUT FIGURE OF THE VIRGIN, probably circa 1500,

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  • A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY DEMI-LUNE COMMODE

    A GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND MARQUETRY DEMI-LUNE COMMODE

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  • AUGUSTUS JOHN OM RA (1878-1961) A portrait study of a gypsy girl, holding a large ewer, oil on canvas, 25' x 20'. Provenance: The Hon. Richard Smith, and thence by descent. Private collection, Channel Islands.

    AUGUSTUS JOHN OM RA (1878-1961) A portrait study of a gypsy girl, holding a large ewer, oil on canvas, 25' x 20'. Provenance: The Hon. Richard Smith, and thence by descent. Private collection, Channel Islands.

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