Collection of Richard Thomas Shannon (1931-2022) to feature in our February Fine Art auction.
R. T. Shannon was an academic and historian and a leading authority on William Ewart Gladstone. He was born in Fiji and studied at The University of Auckland, completing a PhD at Gonville and Caius, Cambridge. He taught Modern History at Auckland and The University of East Anglia and was appointed Professor of Modern History at The University of Wales in 1979. His eclectic collection of furniture, pictures and works of art embodies a deep-rooted understanding and passion for history and politics. Many of the present lots were acquired from London Auction Houses and antiques shops and all were beautifully presented in his central London residence a short walk from Regents Park. The collection will be sold in our forthcoming Fine Art and Antiques sale on the 14th and 15th February.
The specialist timed auction of Ian Claude Standfasts’ model railway collection will take place between 17th February 2023 and 5th March.
An impressive selection of paintings will be up for sale in our forthcoming Fine Art auction on Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th February 2023.
An important collection from the studio of this significant World War I official war artist is to be included in our February Fine Art auction. The collection, comprising in excess of fifty works, comes by direct family descent and represents the most substantial collection of his work to ever come to sale.