8 June 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893)
signed and inscribed 'Atkinson Grimshaw F30' (lower left)
oil over a photographic base laid down on canvas
12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.6 cm.)
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Heading north from Leeds bridge over the River Aire, Briggate is one of the oldest streets in Leeds. A cloth market was held here as early as 1725, and it is now home to Marks and Spencer, and Harvey Nichols.
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In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru