Art and Design Post 1850 at Duke's

Duke’s of Dorchester are delighted to be handling a private collection of over thirty works by artist Edward D’Arcy Lister A.R.C.A. painted during his life in Dorset. Lister was born in 1911 in Horsforth, Leeds, he studied at Leeds College of Art between 1928-33 and at the Royal College of Art under Gilbert Spencer between 1933-37. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and also in the Provinces.

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Champion Sale

Modern and contemporary art put in a strong performance in Tennants Auctioneers’ Autumn Fine Art Sale on 18th November, with works by Northern artists in particular attracting the interest of bidders.

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Steaming Ahead!

A beautifully preserved model steam traction engine, discovered on a Wells valuation day, attracted huge interest at Lawrences Auctioneers of Crewkerne last week. Consigned for sale by a lady in Wells, the model steam traction engine was in 1” scale and was made in 1983 by Maxwell Hemmens , a manufacturer of good quality steam models.

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