SELLING WITH CHORLEY'S
Complimentary, confidential valuations on any number of items for the purpose of sale at auction, and insurance and probate valuations.
Chorley’s spacious salerooms are the perfect showcase for paintings and prints. With enviable access to private clients in the Cotswolds and beyond, we regularly achieve strong results across all genres. Whilst the Modern Design sales feature mainly 20th Century and Contemporary work including Urban Art, our Fine Art, Specialist Paintings and Country House auctions focus on more traditional areas.
Particular strengths of the department include Sporting Art, Marine Pictures, Old Master paintings, Portraits and Portrait Miniatures. We have uncovered numerous lost or hidden gems both for sale and during routine Insurance valuations. With professional research and targeted marketing, we have been able to achieve record results for many of our clients.
Misattributed painting resurfaces as work by great Italian scenic painter Antonio Joli
A painting that was miscatalogued 50 years ago has been found to be by one of the greatest Italian scenic painters in history. Research by Chorley’s auctioneers has confirmed that a stunning view of Naples in oil is by the renowned painter Antonio Joli (1700-1777). This particular painting by Joli encapsulates Naples in its heyday, where music and painting flourished and it relished in being the Royal capital of the richest Italian state.READ MORE