Cotswolds

COTSWOLDS CURATED

Nine members of The Cotswold Art & Antique Dealers’ Association (CADA) are participating in the first Cotswolds Curated taking place from Saturday 2 to Sunday 10 April 2022 in shops and galleries in Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Worcestershire. The selling exhibitions cover many different subjects and centuries, offering paintings, exterior and interior sculpture, samplers, carpets rugs and textiles, campaign furniture and travel accessories, writing furniture and work by Cotswold artists and designers. Opening over two weekends, a tour of the area will be full of interest and inspiration in early April for lovers of art, antiques and interiors.

The following three 2Covet dealers will be participating throughout the week:

In Oxfordshire

Sarah Colegrave opens a pop-up gallery at 14 Market Square, Woodstock OX20 1TA for her exhibition ’The Cotswold Group’. Selling works by members of the Birmingham School of Artist-Craftsmen with particular interest in those who settled in the Cotswolds, artists include Charles and Margaret Gere, Bernard Sleigh, Henry Payne, Arthur Gaskin, Kate Eadie, Maxwell Armfield and Frederick Cayley Robinson. A highlight must be Kate Eadie’s watercolour of Fair Rosamond, mistress of Henry II, who he kept hidden in a maze in his park in Woodstock, Oxfordshire until his queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, discovered her and forced her to choose between the dagger or a bowl of poison.

Exhibition Opening Hours:
Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm,
Sundays 11am to 4pm

www.sarahcolegrave.co.uk

‘Fair Rosamond’ watercolour by Kate Eadie

W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd (86 Corn Street, Witney OX28 6BU) ‘Biting My Truant Pen’ (after Sir Philip Sidney) a special exhibition of English antique writing furniture over two centuries and covering the reigns of eleven British monarchs, amongst which is a superb George III period free standing mahogany secretaire library centre cabinet by Gillows of Lancaster, circa 1790, priced at £17,500.

Exhibition Opening Hours:
10am to 5pm

www.wrharvey.com

George III period free standing mahogany secretaire library centre cabinet by Gillows of Lancaster, circa 1790

George III period free standing mahogany secretaire library centre cabinet by Gillows of Lancaster, circa 1790, £17,500 at W.R. Harvey & Co. (Antiques) Ltd’s ‘Biting My Truant Pen’ exhibition

In Worcestershire: 

Haynes Fine Art (Picton House, 42 High Street, Broadway WR12 7DT) Celebrating its 50th anniversary ‘Spring Exhibition’ is the first of many events for this very special occasion marking its a proud third generation family business. The selling exhibition shows 19th to 21st century art and sculpture with over 300 pieces beautifully displayed in the award winning gallery. Highlights include paintings by Cecil Kennedy and Harold Clayton.
Exhibition Opening Hours:
Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Sundays 10am to 4pm
www.haynesfineart.com

‘Spring’s Rewards’ by Cecil Kennedy, oil on canvas