Selected Highlights of Scottish Art Sale in London, New Bond Street

LONDON - Bonhams will hold a preview of selected highlights of the forthcoming Scottish Art Sale in New Bond Street from 3-5 April. The preview of the April 17 sale will include an important collection of Scottish Colourist pictures. This is the first time this collection will have ever been auctioned. Highlights of which include three still-life works by Samuel Peploe, which are estimated to fetch as much as £350,000.

The sale will also include fine Scottish genre, portraiture, excellent works by the Edinburgh School, a fascinating and rare group of drawings by James Cowie, and a major Glasgow School picture, from the collection of Ms. Bette Midler, estimated at up to £80,000. Of the modern period, there is a rare portrait of Stephen Conroy by Alison Watt. The full sale will be on view at Bonhams Edinburgh saleroom from April 12-17, ahead of the sale.

Selected Highlights on View:
New Bond Street, London
3-5 April, 2013

Full Sale On View:
22 Queen Street, Edinburgh
12-17 April, 2013


Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world's largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques. The present company was formed by the merger in November 2001 of Bonhams & Brooks and Phillips Son & Neale. In August 2002, the company acquired Butterfields, the principal firm of auctioneers on the West Coast of America. Today, Bonhams offers more sales than any of its rivals, through two major salerooms in London: New Bond Street and Knightsbridge; and a further three in the UK regions and Scotland. Sales are also held in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Carmel, New York and Connecticut in the USA; and Germany, France, Monaco, Hong Kong and Australia. Bonhams has a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 25 countries offering sales advice and valuation services in 60 specialist areas. For a full listing of upcoming sales, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments go to

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