The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

Date: Sun, 9th May 2021 13:00
Lots: 309

May’s auction saw competition from bidders in the saleroom, online and on the phone. Highlights included works by Grayson Perry, Peter Howson, Graham McKean, and Gerard Burns, to name but a few. A number of works from the private collection of the late Jan Morrison, proprietor of the Leith Gallery, Edinburgh, performed extremely well, including Jane Cruickshank’s A Closer Look, selling for £1,1000, and James Watt’s Vic 32, Crinan, with a hammer price of £750.

Another recent favourite of The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction has been David Shrigley. True to form, his lithograph, Vibes, attracted strong competition and exceeded the pre-auction estimate of £300-500 to fetch £800 hammer. Following recent saleroom trends, the stand-out lot of the day may have been the untitled gouache by William Gear, fetching £1,400, against an estimate of £400-600, proving that competition remains fierce in this dedicated auction.

The next auction of Scottish Contemporary Art takes place on 20 June, entries are now invited. 

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