World-leading contemporary art in Surrey sale

Fabian Perez, Man At The Red Sign
A signed oil by Argentinian artist Fabian Perez, a study for Man At The Red Sign, has a pre-sale guide of between £3,000 and £5,000

Works of art by internationally-recognised contemporary artists are set to go under the hammer in Surrey next month.

With works from the likes of Andy Warhol, Sir Peter Blake and Fabian Perez all for sale, the auction house said it is expecting “great interest from art lovers and collectors all over the country, and internationally.”

A signed oil by Argentinian artist Fabian Perez, a study for Man At The Red Sign, has a pre-sale guide of between £3,000 and £5,000. Perez’s father ran a number of illegal nightclubs and brothels, and Perez grew up surrounded by women. His paintings reflect scenes of passion and beauty, and of drinking and dancing in crowded clubs, through his individual artistic style which he refers to as ‘Emotionalism’.

Surrey-based contemporary artist Sherree Valentine Daines is a perennially popular choice among art buyers at Ewbank’s, with a number of her paintings going under the hammer in recent years. In this late July sale, two pieces by Valentine Daines have been consigned, both have been valued at between £2,000 and £3,000: one entitled Time For A Paddle 1, and the second, The New Green Net.

A rough sketch of the iconic Campbell’s soup can by American pop artist Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987) is going under the hammer with a guide of between £1,800 and £2,200. The sketch is in black ink, signed, and comes in a presentation frame with photograph of Warhol. It was bought by the vendor in October 1999 and comes with original receipt.

Andy Warhol sketch of Campbell's soup tin
A rough sketch of the iconic Campbell’s soup can by American pop artist Andy Warhol is going under the hammer with a guide of between £1,800 and £2,200

A complete limited-edition portfolio, entitled Tattooed People, by British artist Sir Peter Blake, has been valued at between £1,200 and £1,800. The 2015 portfolio comprises ten archival pigment prints in colour, each is signed and numbered, and all are housed within the original portfolio box.

Twelve etchings by British artist Robin Tanner (1902 – 1988) in the limited-edition Memorial Portfolio, are going under the hammer with a guide of between £800 and £1,200 for the collection.

A signed print by Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali, called Elijah and the Chariot, has been valued at between £300 and £500.

The sale takes place on July 25.

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