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Beryl Cook Paintings Feature at Cotswolds Spring Decorative Antiques Fair

Posted on 12th February, 2018

Westonbirt School, Westonbirt, nr. Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 6QG

13-15 APRIL 2018

Rare paintings by the popular and well-known artist Beryl Cook (1926-2008) go on sale at The Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair at Westonbirt School,  near Tetbury, Gloucestershire from 13-15 April 2018.

During her lifetime, Beryl Cook OBE was called Britain’s favourite artist. Her vivid depictions of social life and its characters encapsulate joy; her style totally original, warm and instantly recognisable. Today, her works can be seen on display in Plymouth, Durham and Glasgow art galleries.

At the popular Cotswolds Fair, art dealer Freya Mitton from Somerset will be showing two charming preparatory sketches for a book Beryl Cook wrote with Edward Luci-Smith titled Bertie and the Big Red Ball. ‘Bertie on the Stairs’ and ‘Bertie in a Basket’ (shown here) are both painted in oils on paper and will be on sale for £1800 and £2200 respectively. Freya Mitton will also be showing a range of exciting 20th century British art including works by Julian Trevelyan, Bridget Riley, John Nash, Elizabeth Frink, Mary
Fedden, Sir Terry Frost and Ruskin Spear among others.

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…….

For the full press release see : Beryl Cook Paintings Feature at Cotswolds Spring Decorative Antiques Fair

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