Cotswolds Paintings feature at Cotswolds Summer Antiques Fair
Historic views of Tewkesbury Abbey, Goodrich Castle on the River Wye and the River Severn feature at The Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair at Westonbirt School, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire, from 11th – 13th August 2023.
The paintings, which all have a strong Cotswolds connection, will be shown by local art dealer Derek Newman of Newman Fine Art, specialists in watercolour paintings from the 18th to 20th century.
Ernest Chadwick RI (1876-1955) depicts Tewkesbury Abbey in summer sunshine; Charles Gere, RA RWS (1869-1957), shows the Severn in an evening light; while the famous watercolourist John Varley (1778-1842), reveals Goodrich Castle as a deserted relic of another age.
Featuring art and antiques specialists from across the UK, this popular summer fair is the place to buy everything including the most traditional antique pieces to the latest in decorative chic style.
Says organiser Sue Ede: ‘This is where people come to decorate and furnish their homes in their own personal style. Mixing and matching antique and contemporary with Mid-Century accessories, fine art, sculpture and furniture from the past centuries. Our Cotswolds Fair has it all!’
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Collecting areas include fine traditional English furniture from WR Harvey Antiques; Scandinavian silver from Dansk Silver; 20th century costume jewellery from specialist Candice Horley, classic jewellers Plaza and Shapiro & Co; and Brian Ashbee with small furniture, ceramics and glass. Other exhibitors include Fu Ts’ang Lung Oriental Antiques; Glass of All Ages; and John Reed-Smith with decorative furniture and accessories.
The Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair takes place in the atmospheric setting of Westonbirt House, now a prestigious school, occupying the Great Hall, Orangery and adjoining rooms. Stylish antiques, superb paintings, decorative delights and all kinds of rare and unusual antique treasures go on sale with prices from less than £20 to more than £20,000. Approximately 40 dealers offer plenty of choice for interior designers and the seasoned and first-time collectors. In addition, there is a range of exquisite personal gifts including antique jewellery, watches, mid-20th century designer jewellery and accessories.
Download the full press release for The Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques and Art Fair 11-13th August 2023