Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Modern & Post-War British Art brought strong prices across the board for an exciting array of fresh-to-market works. The sale was led by Sir Stanley Spencer’s rediscovered masterpiece, Christ Preaching at Cookham Regatta: Punts by the River. Unseen in over half a century the work sold for an impressive £3,370,000. The sale saw staggering results for works by three of the biggest names of the Modern British Scene, Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson and Dame Barbara Hepworth, whose 1959 Spiral sold for £1,270,000. The sale saw further strong results for works by William Scott, Sir Winston Churchill, William Roberts, L.S. Lowry and Patrick Caulfield.
Collecting is already well underway for our November sale of Modern & Post-War British Art, so please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for a free and informal valuation without obligation for sale!
Celebrating the very best in the British Art Scene over the past century, Sotheby’s Modern & Post-War British Art Evening Sale is led by an exciting array of fresh-to-market works by some of the most successful and sought-after artists and sculptors of the past century. The sale will feature major and important works by the likes of Dame Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Sir Stanley Spencer, L.S. Lowry, Sir Winston Churchill, Ben Nicholson, William Scott and Patrick Caulfield.