This sketch from an art fair could be an original Hockney worth £75,000
An ex-councillor from Brighouse struck lucky with a sketch he bought from an art fair.
Former Calderdale deputy mayor Nick Yates, 70, was looking through some framed pictures at a Harrogate fair when he came across an eye-catching pencil drawing.
A keen Hockney fan who recognised the quirky style, Nick snapped it up and later took advice from his local gallery.
L S Lowry painting gift from Huddersfield tycoon to former Prime Minister Harold Wilson sells for £374,500
And it seems Nick’s eye for the unusual has paid off, after the Harrison Lord Gallery in Brighouse said the sketch could be an... read more
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