Sotheby’s London to Sell a Group of 20th Century British Art from The Dartington Hall Trust Collection


LONDON.- Sotheby’s today announced the sale of a remarkable group of works by British artists on behalf of The Dartington Hall Trust, to be sold as part of Sotheby’s sale of 20th Century British Art on Wednesday, 16th November, 2011. The works, comprising paintings, prints, drawings, sculptures and ceramics by artists including Ben Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Winifred Nicholson and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, have been carefully selected by The Dartington Hall Trust. The Dartington Hall Trust is maintaining a substantial collection comprising works of art, sculpture, ceramics, books and furniture. The Trust’s collection is one aspect of the organisation’s broad mix of activity which is focused on programmes in the areas of arts, social justice and sustainability. The paintings to be sold by Sotheby’s have been selected to enable Dartington to strike a balance between the need to raise sufficient funds in order that