August fine art


Golding Young, Grantham
Collective Sale, Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th October, 9am

Golding Young, Bourne
Collective Sale, Wednesday 4th October and Thursday 5th October, 9am
Toy, Transport & Automobilia Sale, Wednesday 18th October, 9am

Golding Young, Lincoln
Collective Sale, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th October, 9am

John Taylors, Louth
Sale of Antiques, Furniture, Ceramics, Pictures, Jewellery, Watches, Coins and Silver etc, Tuesday 10th October, 10am

Stamford Auction Rooms, Stamford
Toys, Scientific & Sporting, together with Collectables, Friday 13th October 10am
Asian Art: Ceramics, Paintings and Objets d’Art, Saturday 28th October, 10am

Unique Auctions, Lincoln
Antiques & Collectors, including Gold, Jewellery, Silver, Furniture, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October 9am

Please refer to the websites of each company to see the most recent updates on auction postponements and cancellations.

Words by:
William Gregory MRICS
Featured in:
October 2023

By William Gregory MRICS, Golding Young and Mawer.

Over 380 lots went under the hammer at the Lincoln Fine Art Sale. First to be offered was a watercolour drawing, titled The Blankney, signed by Lionel Edwards (1878-1966) and dated 1949.

Lionel Edwards is known as one of Britain’s best sporting artists, and combined with the image of a local hunt, the picture eventually sold for £4,400.

Peter De Wint (1784-1849) had the added advantage of a Lincoln Usher Art Gallery label from The De Wint Exhibition 1937 – it sold for £1,600.

John Terrick Williams was born in Liverpool in 1860 and went on to study in Paris, travelling widely across Europe; he specialised in landscape and marine subjects. An oil on canvas titled Market Place, Quimperlé, Brittany sold at the auction for £1,100.

Lawrence Biddle (1888-1968) was known as a painter of flower pieces. A fine example of his work dated 1938 quadrupled the auction estimate, selling for £2,400.

The auction also contained more studio works of the Australian artist Hewitt Henry Rayner (1902-1957). Of the 23 lots offered, the top price went to Lot 43, an oil on board titled Saint Cloud, Paris which sold for £300.

A collection of over 70 artworks by, or related to, the Victorian illustrator and caricaturist John Leech (1817-1864) were on offer, the top price of £750 being paid for an oil on canvas pair: Uphill, Downhill.

Full details of the auction can be found at

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