About Hansford & Sons
Hansford & Sons are a specialist art investment consultancy and focus on Post War Modern British Art. Headquartered on Bloomsbury Way, London.
We provide clear, unpretentious art investment advice to our clients in order to help them navigate through the sometimes dizzying landscape of the contemporary art market.
We are made up of team of investment art specialists and MA Fine Art Professionals, dedicated to providing art investors and collectors with all the knowledge and equipment needed to invest wisely in the contemporary art market. In particular we have an extensive history of identifying emerging art pieces before they approach the market therefore allowing extra potential to drastically increase in value.
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OUR AREA OF EXPERTISE
Hansford & Sons pride ourselves in our ability to specialise in Modern & Post-War British Art department, offering client the very best of 20th century British art.
This era spans over a century of British artists and movements, including the Camden Town group of Walter Sickert and Harold Gilman, the maverick and modern Edwardian art of Augustus John and William Nicholson, the so-called ‘Crisis of Brilliance’ Slade School artists who came of age in WWI, the inter-war Modernist abstraction of Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Ben Nicholson, the neo-Romanticism of Graham Sutherland, the St Ives abstraction of Patrick Heron, Peter Lanyon and Roger Hilton, the birth of Pop with Eduardo Paolozzi and Peter Blake, and right up to those working in the present day, including Frank Auerbach, Leon Kossoff, Barry Flanagan and Bridget Riley, among many others.
Newton After Blake, 1995 - Sir Eduardo Paolozzi - British Library in London
Hansford & Sons are supported by an outstanding team of hugely experienced specialists and advisers. We keep abreast of market trends to ensure our clients receive the best, current advice.Our dedicated team work tirelessly to ensure that the pieces we advise our clients to invest in are of the highest quality and that all relevant checks are executed in regards to validity and provenance of the piece in question.