Modern art includes artistic work produced during the period extending roughly from the 1860s to the 1970s, and denotes the style and philosophy of the art produced during that era. The term is usually associated with art in which the traditions of the past have been thrown aside in a spirit of experimentation. Modern artists experimented with new ways of seeing and with fresh ideas about the nature of materials and functions of art. A tendency away from the narrative, which was characteristic for the traditional arts, toward abstraction is characteristic of much modern art. Our Paintings and Fine Art Specialist Stephen Sparrow is happy to provide valuations for any art work you are considering selling.
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Trevor Grimshaw (1947-2001), Church and Chimneys, signed and dated '73, titled on verso, graphite, 12 x 17cm.; 4.75 x 6.75in. Artists' Resale Right ...
Sold for 1,000 GBP
William Mellor (1851-1931), On the Wharfe, Yorkshire, signed, titled on verso, oil on canvas, 49.5 x 75cm.; 19.5 x 29.5in.
Sold for 2,500 GBP
Arthur Delaney (1927-1987), Manchester street scene with figures and trams, signed, oil on board, 28 x 30cm.; 11 x 12in. Artists' Resale Right (droit ...
Sold for 2,300 GBP
Trevor Grimshaw (1947-2001), Smoke, signed and titled on verso, graphite, 14 x 20cm.; 5.5 x 7.75in. Artists' Resale Right (droit de suite) may apply ...
Sold for 580 GBP
William Turner F.R.S.A., R.Cam.A. (1920-2013), Portrait of L.S. Lowry, signed, pencil, 23.5 x 20cm.; 9.25 x 8in. Provenance: To be sold on the ...
Sold for 1,500 GBP
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