The picture department is at Carter House, 6-10 Salt Lane, Salisbury, SP1 1EE


The department holds four annual international auctions of oil paintings, watercolours, prints, miniatures and sculpture, ranging from the 16th to 21st Centuries.  In June and November/December we hold specialist Modern British and 20th Century Art sales including prints, watercolours, oils and sculpture.  In September and March we hold specialist Old Masters, British and European Paintings sales including fine miniatures, prints and paintings.  We can sell studio collections and private collections as well as single works of art, and offer free sale valuations at our Salt Lane offices or we are happy to discuss items and give advice. A department highlight was the sale of a hunting scene by Sir Alfred Munnings KCVO, PRA, in 2014 which sold for £200,000.

Recent highlights from our Modern British & 20th Century Art auction include sales of paintings by Keith Vaughan (£120,000), John Minton (£85,000), Craigie Aitchison (£30,000), Ganesh Pyne (£28,000), Mary Fedden (£13,000) and some strong prices for a collection of sculptures by Geoffrey Dashwood. The sale included several private collections which all drew competitive bidding and contributed to an over 80% sale rate and our highest department sale total in recent history of over £1,005,000 (premium inc.)

If you would like to discuss a sale or valuation please contact the specialist Victor Fauvelle or his assistant Jo Butler.


Forthcoming Sales


12th September 2017 - Old Masters, British & European Paintings - Entries are now invited - closing date 21st July

29th November 2017 - Modern British & 20th Century Art - Entries are now invited

‡  May be subject to Artist's Resale Right / Droit de Suite click here for details
λ  May be subject to Cites regulations when exported see
*  May be subject to VAT on the hammer price.

  • Recent Sale Highlights
  • ‡Keith Vaughan (1912-1977)
    Sold For £ 120,000
  • ‡John Minton (1917-1957)
    Sold For £ 85,000
  • ‡John Duncan Fergusson (Scottish 1874-1961)
    Sold For £ 60,000
  • ‡Craigie Aitchison RA (Scottish 1926-2009)
    Sold For £ 30,000
  • Ganesh Pyne (Indian 1937-2013)
    Sold For £ 28,000
  • ‡Mary Fedden RA (1915- 2012)
    Sold For £ 13,000
  • Allan Ramsay (Scottish 1713-1784)
    Sold For £ 21,000
  • Richard Karlovich Zommer (Russian 1866-1939)
    Sold For £ 37,000
  • Italian School 18th Century
    Sold For £ 15,500
  • λ George Chinnery (1774-1852)
    Sold For £ 4,500
  • Previous Sales
Contact Department
Jo Butler
Tel: +44 (0)1722 424592 Fax: +44 (0)1722 424508
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