Obituaries (print edition)


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Obituary: Peter Foyle Hunwick

26 February 2018

Fighter pilot, antiques dealer, and lifelong bon vivant, Peter Foyle Hunwick (1934-2018) grew up in Foyle’s, a Sussex manor in Herstmonceaux, before attending RAF Cranwell.

Obituary: Santina Levey

19 February 2018

“There is nothing wrong in saying I don’t know. You can just give possibilities 1,2,3…”

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Obituary: Dorothy McEwan, the founder of The McEwan Gallery in Scotland

05 February 2018

Dorothy McEwan (1925-2017), who died in December, was the founder of The McEwan Gallery in Scotland. She was not your typical art dealer – if such a one exists.

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Obituary: Dorothy McEwan

08 January 2018

We regret to announce the death of dealer and picture specialist Dorothy McEwan.

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Obituary: ceramics specialist John Newton

02 January 2018

John Newton (January 22, 1947-December 14, 2017), the well-known ceramics specialist who exhibited at fairs across the country for many years, has died after a long battle with cancer.

Obituary: David Armour

18 December 2017

David Armour died on November 10 at the age of 87. An art teacher by trade – at Edinburgh Art College he had met many great artists and painted a young aspiring actor called Sean Connery – it was on retirement that his passion for the antique world blossomed.

Fondly remembered from 2017

18 December 2017

Here we look back at some of the notable people the trade lost in the past 12 months...

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Obituary: Peter Weiss

27 November 2017

Born in Vienna in 1932, Peter was forced to flee from Hitler’s invading Anschluss of Austria. He spent most of the war years in hiding in France, eventually escaping to Switzerland with the help of the French Resistance.

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Obituaries: Harold Black and Brian Flaxman

20 November 2017

Obituaries for Harold Black and Brian Flaxman.

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Obituary – Manya Igel (1923-2017)

06 November 2017

Last year art dealer Manya Igel described herself as “a bl**dy miracle, considering the life I lead”. Life did indeed throw much sadness and drama her way, but her fighting spirit always seemed to overcome the most traumatic events.

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Obituary – Ben Everett (1950-2017)

23 October 2017

Obituary by Spencer Swaffer of Spencer Swaffer Antiques, Arundel, West Sussex

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Obituary: Aurea Carter (1938-2017)

02 October 2017

We regret to announce the death of Aurea Carter aged 79 on September 18 after a brave fight against pancreatic cancer.

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Obituary: Russell Timms

04 September 2017

We regret to announce the passing of Russell Timms, who has died peacefully aged 69.

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Obituary: Leonard Sutton (1946-2017)

28 August 2017

Leonard started his antiques career in 1968, working in a small shop in Westbourne Grove, London, for Patricia Harvey.

Obituary: David Wheatley

28 August 2017

David Wheatley of Wheatley Antiques, who specialised in Chinese and Japanese porcelain and works of art, has passed away, aged 69, after a short battle with cancer.

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Obituary – Geoffrey Laney

14 August 2017

We are sad to announce that Geoffrey Laney FGA, aged 81, passed away very suddenly on Sunday, July 9, following a short illness.

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Obituary - Michael Fulda

24 July 2017

The well-known Manchester art dealer, Michael Fulda, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 3.

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Obituary: David Newell-Smith (1937-2017)

03 July 2017

David Newell-Smith, who together with wife Sonya ran the Tadema Gallery in Camden Passage, died on June 11.

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Obituary: Samuel ‘Beau’ M. Freeman II (1936-2017)

26 June 2017

Samuel Miller Freeman II – known to all as Beau – was a fixture in the Philadelphia auction scene for just shy of six decades.

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Obituary – James ‘Jim’ Collingridge (1930-2017)

19 June 2017

My father, Jim Collingridge, FGA, DGA, former deputy chairman of Christie’s South Kensington, died on June 3 at the age of 86.

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