Dominic Winter

Dominic Winter was established in 1988 and holds over 20 auctions every year at its Cirencester saleroom in the UK. They hold regular general sales which feature fine art, medals, arms, coins, stamps and militaria.

Dominic Winter is well known for its regular specialist book sales. The book sales are dedicated to travel, maps, topography, first editions, children’s books and antiquarian books.


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Pitch perfect for Ruskin’s tower

19 September 2022

Watercolour of Oxford by the Victorian arbiter of taste benefits from attractive estimate.

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Dutch works by mystery artist land well in the saleroom

19 September 2022

Two large 18th century paintings of figures at the port of Antwerp drew plenty of comment when they went on display at the South Cerney saleroom of Dominic Winter in the run-up to its July 21 sale.

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Mapping America in Gloucestershire

19 September 2022

Doubling its mid-estimate to sell at £50,000, one of the top lots in a sale of September 7 was Paulo Forlani’s Il Disegno del discoperto della nova Franza…

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Picasso and Hockney highlights at Dominic Winter

12 September 2022

On October 12 Gloucestershire saleroom Dominic Winter is offering a first English edition of Picasso: Toreros by Jaime Sabartés, London & Monte Carlo: Anton Zwemmer & André Sauret, 1961, estimated at £1000-1500.

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Napoleon III exile skirt among high points at Dominic Winter auction

12 September 2022

In exceptionally fine condition and probably never worn, a c.1730-40 embroidered silk skirt offered at Dominic Winter (20% buyer’s premium) also had a back story adding to its attraction.

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Passenger’s unpublished account of pioneering round-the-world trip surfaces in a saleroom

22 August 2022

In the years 1881-82, the Rev William Essery was for many months a passenger on the SS Ceylon.

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Geography guide in your hand

25 July 2022

Playing cards displaying maps lead a look at a Gloucestershire sale

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Brave as a lion, proud to be a guinea pig

13 June 2022

Flight Lieutenant Maurice ‘Mark’ Mounsdon was one of only four remaining members of Sir Winston Churchill’s ‘The Few’ when he died in 2019 aged 101.

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Three albums, 410 wood engravings – Gwen Raverat’s work as a personal record

13 June 2022

Three albums containing in all some 410 wood engravings by Gwen Raverat (1885-1957), compiled by the artist as a personal record of her work and sold by a descendant, made a total of £34,500 at Dominic Winter (20% buyer’s premium) on May 11.

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Rembrandt prints: State of the art makes the biggest impression

16 May 2022

Negotiating the sometimes complex world of prints by the 17th century Dutch Master

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Description almost a book itself

02 May 2022

Sammelband of 16th century scientific works deserved an extensive write-up as best-seller

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Books and works on paper: Mitchell estate opens Forum sale

25 April 2022

Extensive group of lots from well-known book dealer and his wife led London auction

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Julia Margaret Cameron – known and unknown images on offer

18 April 2022

The 19th & 20th Century Photography sale at Dominic Winter on May 18 includes several works by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-79).

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The joy of six – a selection of highlights from Dominic Winter

11 April 2022

Pictured and described here are six very different lots that formed part of a March 2 sale held by Dominic Winter (20% buyer’s premium).

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The simple but charming style of J Fisher

04 April 2022

Local appeal propelled a naïve painting of Farnham to 40-times its top estimate at Parker Fine Art Auctions’ (25% buyer’s premium) latest sale.

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Bidder’s Tomkin search brings a result

04 April 2022

The Kent artist William Stephen Tomkin (1861-1940) is best known as a proficient watercolour painter of marine subjects and a draughtsman who worked for General August Pitt Rivers (of Oxford museum fame) between 1882-90.

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Finely bound to honour Percy the organ player

28 March 2022

The elaborately tooled and richly decorated binding with its gilt inner dentelles shown right was made to contain an address ‘To Percy L. Pewtress Esq., Organist at Lee Chapel’, who had served the congregation of that south-east London church from 1883-1922.

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Burmese blaze and golden gains

07 March 2022

Nineteenth century aquatint and map provide global perspective in Gloucestershire saleroom

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Books and works on paper: Variety spices up saleroom life

14 February 2022

If it’s a real mix of topics, genres and ages you are after, this auction had everything

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