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