British & International Pictures Blog

There are 36 british & international pictures blogs. Displaying blogs 1 to 10.
FEDERICO ANDREOTTI, a truly international artist.....

FEDERICO ANDREOTTI, a truly international artist.....

Friday, 20 May 2016

 The British & International Pictures Auction features a stunning example of the intricate work of Federico Andreotti. Federico Andreotti was born in Florence on 6 March 1847 and died in 1930. He received his artistic training at the Flo... View Blog
Dorothea Sharp soars in price at Glasgow auction

Dorothea Sharp soars in price at Glasgow auction

Thursday, 24 March 2016

The British and International Pictures Auction this March offered the usual range of diverse and collectable artworks from home and abroad, generating a range of hammer prices including a small but beautiful oil on panel by Dorothea Sharp (lot 35) ... View Blog
French and American artists triumph at Glasgow auction!

French and American artists triumph at Glasgow auction!

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Lot 8, the beautiful watercolour "The Lily" by Paul Chabas (1869 - 1937), sold for a mighty £6000 (hammer). This artist's work has been sold over the years by all the major auction houses in London, Paris and New York and indeed all... View Blog
John 'Jack' Butler Yeats

John 'Jack' Butler Yeats

Monday, 7 September 2015

John "Jack" Butler Yeats (1871 – 1957) was an Irish artist born in London, England. Son of portraitist John Butler Yeats, and brother of Olympic medallist W. B. Yeats. Though, his childhood was primarily in Sligo with his grandparent... View Blog
A Truly Global Affair....

A Truly Global Affair....

Friday, 10 July 2015

 The British & International Pictures Auction at McTear’s, held last Sunday afternoon, was as buoyant as ever. Despite its best efforts, the summer rain couldn’t dampen some very strong and interesting results! Laurence Biddle... View Blog
A New Date for your Diary...

A New Date for your Diary...

Saturday, 31 January 2015

Don’t let the cold deter you from coming to see the many exciting works of art that the Pictures Department has to offer this February at McTear’s. For the first time, The British & International Pictures Auction will be held at Mc... View Blog
McTear's Sets an Auction Record for Herbert Whone

McTear's Sets an Auction Record for Herbert Whone

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

The Scottish Contemporary Auction set the year off to a great start with some outstanding hammer results. The highlight of the auction was the record breaking hammer price for Herbert Whone’s ‘Back – Court Anderson’ (lot 17... View Blog
Scottish Pictures Another Success at McTear's Auctioneers

Scottish Pictures Another Success at McTear's Auctioneers

Friday, 16 January 2015

 The Scottish Pictures Auction had real quality pictures, with many selling well above their estimates. The star of the show was John MacLauchlan Milne’s ‘Sannox Bay, Arran’ (lot 1457), that sold to a telephone bidder for ... View Blog
JOHN MACLAUCHLAN MILNE ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL AUCTION ATTENTION

JOHN MACLAUCHLAN MILNE ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL AUCTION ATTENTION

Friday, 16 January 2015

Lot 1457 stole the show on Thursday evening as the first The Scottish Pictures Auction Sale of 2015 got underway. Estimated at £8000 – 12000, the 20 x 24 inch "Sannox Bay, Arran" had already attracted a plethora of commission bi... View Blog
Location, Location, Location!

Location, Location, Location!

Monday, 22 December 2014

 The New Year at McTear’s is ready to kick off with some very exciting pictures up for auction. The Scottish Pictures Auction on January 15th has some excellent pieces by turn of the century artists. Glasgow based artist James Whitel... View Blog


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