Famous painting rescued by sharp-eyed dealer

A dramatic painting showing a famous RNLI rescue attempt has been re-discovered after research showed the setting was north Yorkshire. In the 200th anniversary of the RNLI’s founding, renowned antique dealer Charles Wallrock spotted the Turner-esque artwork for sale.

A brush with death – how tanks almost looked

A model tank that was built in World War One for experts to paint with new camouflage designs is to go on display for the first time, in Dorset at The Tank Museum. The military wanted to help protect its soldiers and felt it would benefit them if tanks were harder for the enemy to see, so various designs were considered.

Queen statue proposed

One of the world’s leading sculpture dealers has proposed a fitting tribute to the late Queen – a monumental statue of her on horseback. Robert Bowman believes a scaled-up bronze version of a magnificent silver artwork would be a wonderful addition to one of London’s public spaces.

Grainy images revealed to be rare originals

Antique dealer Charles Wallrock who bought two nicotine-covered artworks has had them cleaned and now they can be revealed as original ‘sand paintings’ by Benjamin Zobel.

Queen Mother sculpture emerges for sale

A sculpture made following the Queen Mother’s final sitting and completed after her death has emerged for sale. The breath-taking bronze that depicts the centenarian with her well-known kindly smile has been put up for sale to mark the 20th anniversary of her death. It was created by Vivien Mallock, an Associate of the Royal Society of British Sculptors, and … Read More

Descendent peeks at Peake’s forgotten genius

The great granddaughter of one of the country’s finest, but forgotten, wood carvers was introduced to arguably his greatest work after it was purchased by a top dealer. Nicki Holt was invited by Charles Wallrock of Wick Antiques in Lymington, Hants, to see the stunning work he displayed at the recent Chelsea Antiques Fair.

Original Picasso emerges for sale

A doodle of Picasso’s former muse and her fiancé that the famed artist drew for them has emerged for sale on the antique selling platform 2Covet.

Engineering art

A small engineering company that specialises in profiling and fabrication is becoming the go-to business for artists, sculptors and designers. Accujet Ltd, based in Upton, near Poole in Dorset, has created art installations and sculptures that are on prominent display around the country.