Kyffin Williams Paintings Raise Over £50,000 for Charity

20th Century Paintings Achieve Top Prices in The Fine Art Sale at Dreweatts

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The Fine Art Sale
Thursday 25th November
Ely House, 37 Dover Street, London

James Harvey, Head of Traditional Art at Dreweatts commented after the sale: "Today's auction demonstrated the market remains strong for 20th century paintings. Competitive bidding saw two works by Sir Kyffin Williams raise a combined total of £50,840 for charity, an excellent result."

Auction Highlights

Sir Kyffin Williams (1918-2006) Pencarnisiog, oil on canvas, signed with initials KW lower right, sold for £27,280 on behalf of the Welsh Rugby Union to support injured rugby players throughout the country [pre-sale estimate £12,000-18,000 Lot 49].

Lionel Dalhousie Robertson Edwards (1878-1966) The Blankney Hunt, oil on canvas, signed inscribed 'Blankney', and dated 1933 lower right, sold for £23,560 [pre-sale estimate £10,000-15,000 Lot 34]

Sir Kyffin Williams (1918-2006) Farms above Waunfawr, oil on canvas, signed with initials KW lower right, sold for £23,560 on behalf of the Welsh Rugby Union to support injured rugby players throughout the country [pre-sale estimate £12,000-18,000 Lot 50]

Lionel Dalhousie Robertson Edwards (1878-1966) The Blankney Hunt in the Lincolnshire Vales, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1933 lower left, sold for £19,840 [pre-sale estimate £10,000-15,000 Lot 35]

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Notes

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions is the trading name of The Fine Art Auction Group, and is a UK 'top' auctioneer of fine art and collectibles. It covers all aspects of fine art and antiques, with market leading specialists in Traditional Furniture, Clocks and Paintings, Contemporary Art and Design, Modern Prints, Books and Works on Paper, Fine Jewellery and Objects of Vertu, Asian Art and Fine Wine.

Mallett Antiques, a subsidiary of The Fine Art Auction Group, is one of the oldest established antique dealers in the world, celebrating its 150 year anniversary in 2015. It specialises in the finest pieces of furniture and works of art, including pictures, clocks and other high quality objets d'art, primarily from the 18th century and Regency periods.

The business operates from two flagship showrooms, the magnificent Ely House on London's Dover Street and 929 Madison Ave (at 74th) in New York. It also boasts the picturesque country house Donnington Priory as it's Berkshire salerooms for more traditional auctions and a secondary London saleroom on Maddox Street that specialises in Books and Works on Paper.

London - 26th November 2015