Woolley & Wallis of Salisbury are selling the work of some of the most collectable British artists of the 20th century in their paintings auction on September 19.
Pictured here is A limestone
quarry by Edward Wadsworth (1889-1949) measuring 14½ x 20½in (36 x
52cm). Signed and dated 1942, it is estimated at
Other highlights include an oil painting of
Venice by Christopher R.W. Nevinson, two watercolours by John Piper
and works by Ivon Hitchens and Edward Bawden.
These paintings are from the collection of
Dr John Birch, who died in April. A talented musician, his interest
in Modern British Art developed during the 1970s, becoming a
pioneering collector of work from artists before they were
well-known or fashionable.
Contact: 01722 424500.
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