Lyon & Turnbull Beats Coronavirus With Live Online Auctions

Like many another auction house, Lyon & Turnbull is coping with the coronavirus lockdown by taking its sales online. A sale of 19th and 20th century works of art on April 1st, the firm’s first using the ‘live online’ format, proved a success and showed that the format can work despite the technical challenges. Although held ‘behind closed doors’ in Edinburgh, the sale titled Decorative Arts: Design from 1860 attracted close to 1,400 registered bidders...
Comerford Collection of Irish Miniature Paintings to be Exhibited

CollectionsComerford Collection of Irish Miniature Paintings to be Exhibited

Chiswick Auctions has announced the results for the sale of the The Comerford Collection of Irish portrait miniatures on March 25th. This outstanding collection was compiled over forty years by the late John and Pauline Comerford, who descended from the Irish miniaturist John Comerford (c.1770-1832). Their love of the art form began by sourcing works by some of the leading Irish miniaturists of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The entire collection of 121...
Andy Warhol: The Exhibitions, and How to Find Affordable Works

CollectionsAndy Warhol: The Exhibitions, and How to Find Affordable Works

Sometimes the prospect of owning your own piece of art by an acclaimed artist seems slim. Pieces by Andy Warhol for example, have reached astronomical prices at auction time and time again. However, many of his prints remain extremely accessible to collectors who are just starting to build their collection of famous works of art. has prepared a uniquely helpful guide for anyone who might fancy an original Andy Warhol piece to hang on...
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