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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


 

Paintings Specialists

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    Matthew Denney

    Auctioneer and Senior Valuer

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    John Holmes

    Operations Director

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Forthcoming Fine Art Sales

22nd February 2018
Spring Fine Art Sale - 22nd and 23rd February 2018

Quarterly Fine Art auctions to include Silver, Jewellery, Paintings, Ceramics, Furniture and Works of Art

(Last date for entries: 12th January)

12th April 2018
Coins, Antiquities and Militaria

(Last date for entries: 2nd March)

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Forthcoming General Sales

30th January 2018
Avenue Auction

20th February 2018
Avenue Auction

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Previous Fine Art Sales

7th December 2017
Jewellery and Silver, Furniture and Works of Art - [7th and 8th December 2017]

Including a private collection of tin plate trains and accessories from a Noble European Family

6th December 2017
Fine Wines

Including the Cellar of the Late Sir Antony Jay

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Previous General Sales

9th January 2018
Avenue Auction

5th December 2017
Avenue Auction

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Featured Lots

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    PADRAIG MACMIADHACHAIN (1929-2017) 'Moon Near the Lighthouse

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  • PRINCE PAUL TROUBETZKOY (1866-1938) A woman seated

    PRINCE PAUL TROUBETZKOY (1866-1938) A woman seated

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  • PATEK PHILLIPE: A GENTLEMAN'S 18CT YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH

    PATEK PHILLIPE: A GENTLEMAN'S 18CT YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH

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  • WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010) 'White birches on Mt. Changbai'

    WU GUANZHONG (1919-2010) 'White birches on Mt. Changbai'

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  • ANTON FRUHAUF (1914-1999): A MODERNIST AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND COCKTAIL RING

    ANTON FRUHAUF (1914-1999): A MODERNIST AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND COCKTAIL RING

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  • DAME ELIZABETH FRINK (1930-1993) A green man

    DAME ELIZABETH FRINK (1930-1993) A green man

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