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One of the youngest antiques auctioneers in the country has picked up the gavel at Moore Allen & Innocent in Cirencester.
A work of art by Olympic athlete, TV presenter and plucky underdog Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards is back on the market a decade after first being auctioned for charity.
A French prince and South Africa’s first black president were the subjects of interest at an auction of paintings in the Cotswolds last week. A portrait of the young Louis of France, ‘Le Grand Dauphin’ was bought for £26,000 – … Continue reading
Hundreds of historic books that have been gathering dust in the basements of Gloucestershire libraries will be going under the hammer at a Cotswolds antiques auction next week. The 900 titles – some of which are hundreds of years old … Continue reading
Fifty years after the release of The Beatles’ debut album – Please Please Me – Beatlemania continues to grip the saleroom of antiques auctioneers Moore Allen & Innocent in Cirencester. A book of autographs including the signatures of George Harrison, … Continue reading
The portrait of a man believed to be the first female-to-male sex change recipient is attracting considerable attention at the Cotswolds auction house where it will sold next week. The painting of Mark, with his lover Sara, was painted by … Continue reading
A rare opportunity to establish a commercial gallery in the Cotswolds is being offered to artists and art dealers. The Fossebridge Gallery, near Northleach, is a recently converted Cotswold stone barn, dating from around 1850, situated beside the Fosse Way, … Continue reading
Dutch and Italian masters, English satirists and calligraphers from the Far East were all seen off by a cow from the Cotswolds at Moore Allen & Innocent’s selected picture sale last week. Cow by Tree, a naïve study in oil … Continue reading
Drunkenness, brawling, and lewd behaviour – no, not a typical day at the Moore Allen & Innocent saleroom, but the actions of soldiers in an 18th century painting that will go under the hammer at the firm’s auction of works … Continue reading
A Lowry-esque painting of Apple Pickers Going Home, by the contemporary artist Mary Newcomb, exceeded all expectations when it was sold at a Cotswold art auction last week. The long, thin painting, measuring 44 cm by 213.5 cm, was expected … Continue reading