May Matthews
May Matthews Bonhams
22 Queen St
Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH2 1JX
Work +44 131 240 2297

May Matthews is a Scottish Picture Specialist, based at Bonhams Edinburgh.

May graduated from Edinburgh University with a Masters in Archeology in 2004 and joined Bonhams the same summer, climbing the ranks from Receptionist to Picture Department Specialist. She left to start her family in 2008, returning to Bonhams in 2017.

May's highlights at Bonhams have included promoting and selling one of the earliest known depictions of a football game by Alexander Carse (c1770-1843) in 2006, for a hammer price of £240,000, and more recently consigning a beautiful still life by Scottish Colourist John Duncan Fergusson RBA (1874-1961), which sold for £60,000.

May has a particular interest in East Lothian artists such as W.D.McKay, Robert Noble, Sir William Gillies and John Bellany.

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