Robert Gillmor auction

23 February 2023 | Peter Driver

Berkshire Ornithological Club is offering six watercolours by the late Robert Gillmor MBE for sale at auction, on 7th March 2024. Robert was a President emeritus of Berkshire Ornithological Club and had been a member since 1948. Among his many contributions to the Club, he produced cover artwork for the Annual Bird Report each year from 1949 until his death in 2022. Six of the annual report cover paintings are now being put up for auction at Dominic Winter auctioneers with a catalogue estimate of £200-300 each.

Robert was a highly acclaimed artist, a founding member of the Society of Wildlife Artists and an important member of several conservation organisations. He was awarded an MBE in 2015 for his services to art and conservation. There is likely to be a lot of interest in these six beautiful watercolours. Anyone interested in acquiring one is encouraged to attend the auction online or in person. The catalogue for the 6-7th March sale can be downloaded from the auctioneer's website, where you can also register to bid.

Robert's paintings are listed on day two of the sale: Lots 659-664.