Baumer works to go on sale in auction

FOR SALE: Baumer's Girl in Shorts.
FOR SALE: Baumer's Girl in Shorts.

A collection of watercolours by the late caricaturist Lewis Baumer is to be put up for auction at a house sale at Brent Eleigh Hall.

As a regular guest to the house, the owners gradually built up a collection of Baumer’s small watercolours.

The pieces will go on sale alongside other collectors’ items and fine art, as well as interior furnishings, including regency furniture.

Other items listed for sale include a 1963 Ferguson tractor and an unusual Edwardian garden compost steriliser.

The sale takes place at the hall on Saturday, April 12, at 10.30am.

Viewings take place on the Thursday and Friday before and on the morning of the sale. For further details, call 01223 213343.