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The Franklin White Collection at Unique Auctions Sep 28th & 29th

By Unique Auctions  |  Posted: September 27, 2012

  • The Franklin White Collection at Unique Auctions

  • The Franklin White Collection at Unique Auctions

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A Collection by an Undiscovered 20th Century Artist, who was collected by the Queen Mother, has been found by a man in Lincolnshire after acquiring his complete works

Unique Auctions are bringing to auction a major collection of works by the artist Franklin White (1892 – 1975).

Franklin White's works can be seen in public museums, art galleries and private collections around the world. The majority of Franklin White's work has never been available on the art market. The sale takes place on Friday 28th & Saturday 29th September. The Franklin White Collection includes approximately 2,500 paintings and drawings.

Franklin White was a teacher at the world famous Slade School of Art from the 1920s until his retirement in 1957. Laterly he founded the Samuel Palmer School of Art.

Works by Franklin White are in possession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, as well as The British Museum, The Victoria & Albert Museum, The Laing Art Gallery (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), The City of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Ashmolean Museum (Oxford) and The National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne). His work has appeared in the private collections of Noel Coward, The Marchioness of Dufferin and Alva, and the Rt Hon Sir Alexander Cadogan.

The sale will be held on Friday 28th & Saturday 29th September at Unique Auctions, Hillcroft Business Park, Whisby Road, Lincoln, LN6 3QT.

For more information about the sale call 01522 69044 or visit http://www.franklinwhite.co.uk or www.unique-auctions.com 

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  • M_C_Donald  |  September 28 2012, 1:15PM

    The artist could not be 'undiscovered' if his work was collected by 'Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, as well as The British Museum, The Victoria & Albert Museum, The Laing Art Gallery (Newcastle-upon-Tyne), The City of Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Ashmolean Museum (Oxford) and The National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Noel Coward, The Marchioness of Dufferin and Alva, and the Rt Hon Sir Alexander Cadogan.' 'acquiring his complete works' how can this be because of the above or have all the above sold their paintings to the 'man from Lincolnshire'. Sloppy journalism.

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  • Roadscource  |  September 28 2012, 12:37PM

    "A Collection by an Undiscovered 20th Century Artist, who was collected by the Queen Mother" Who, which, why, where?

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