How to collect affordable art

BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Philip Mould explains how to pick up an artistic snip at auction 

In this downloadable guide, BBC Antiques Roadshow expert Philip Mould explains where best to pick up affordable paintings from the last four centures and which are the most covetable eras to hunt for at auction. Get the low-down on investment pieces and why it can be beneficial to buy paintings and drawings by lesser-known British artists. LAPADA's chief Rebecca Davies also discusses the advantages of shopping for period art at fairs and galleries.

Cut-out-and-keep guides such as this one are featured in every issue of Homes & Antiques, giving you the inside track on collecting, buying and restoring antique and vintage finds. So that you don't have to take a page out of your favourite magazine, we feature the guides in the collectors' guides section of our website. Simply click on the link below to download the printer-friendly page.

To download and print your guide to buying affordable art, click here.

First published in Homes & Antiques' October 2016 issue. Back issues are still available. To purchase a copy click here.

Keen to see more? Learn about collecting Scottish art here

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