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Sculptor Dame Elisabeth Frink’s Memorabilia On Sale in Salisbury

The collection of one of Britain’s most iconic female sculptors, Dame Elisabeth Frink, is being sold at auction in Salisbury, after 25 years of lying undiscovered in a barn. The paintings, ceramics and other artworks that inspired Dame Elisabeth Frink, who died in 1993, were packed away in the mid-1990s and only revisited in the last couple of years, following the sudden death of her son and heir, Lin Jammet, in 2017. Over 100 lots...

Rare Works by Xue Song Among Fine Chinese Art From Woolley & Wallis

Two paintings by Chinese artist Xue Song are being sold at auction by Woolley and Wallis in Salisbury, giving English art lovers a rare chance to view and admire Song’s work. Xue Song’s studio burnt down in the early ‘90s and the fire destroyed nearly all his work, including oil paintings and calligraphy. Up until that point the artist, in his late 20s, had been struggling to find a direction or inspiration for his work;...

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