Barnes Davison Thomas

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Barnes Davison Thomas
Born (1985-12-01) 1 December 1985 (age 35)
Penzance, Cornwall, England
Nationality British
Occupation Art Dealer, financier, television personality
Known for Modern British art collection, Bear Grylls The Island
Website
www.barnesthomas.co.uk

Barnes Davison Thomas (born 1 December 1985) is a British entrepreneur, a specialist in modern British art as well as a collector of the modern British art.[1]Template:Failed verification[2]Template:Failed verification

Career

Educated in Cornwall Thomas founded one of the county's mainstream auction houses in 2006.[3] In 2007, the company sold £1.3 million of pantings sculptures. The auction house currently holds 4 auctions a year specialising in estate sales. Thomas also founded Barnes Thomas County Auctioneers in 2006[4]Template:Failed verification and cofounded County Equine in 2014.[5]Template:Failed verification

In 2009, Thomas formed G & T London, an art dealing partnership with leading fiction publisher Yvette Goulden.[3][6]

In 2011, it was reported that Thomas was given 500,000 to purchase a work by Barbara Hepworth.[7][8]

In October 2017, Thomas took part in the television program The Island with Bear Grylls with Channel 4.[9][10][11][12]

Thomas was engaged to Lady Rose Cecil until coming out as gay in 2017.[13]Template:Failed verification

References

  1. "Mein Canvas: Crude watercolours painted by a young Adolf Hitler sell for £1,600 at auction". http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2138914/Mein-Canvass-Crude-watercolours-painted-young-Adolf-Hitler-sell-1-600-auction.html. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  2. "The Island viewers unimpressed over "elephant" comment". 16 April 2018. http://www.digitalspy.com/tv/the-island-with-bear-grylls/news/a854912/the-island-viewers-barnes-mercedes-elephant-comment/. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Why The Island with Bear Grylls was the worst experience of my entire life". 8 April 2018. https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/celebs-tv/island-bear-grylls-worst-experience-1426942.amp. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  4. Auctioneers, Barnes Thomas County. "Barnes Thomas County Auctioneers & Valuers". http://www.barnesthomas.co.uk. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  5. "Home - County Equine". http://www.countyequine.co.uk. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
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  7. "Banksy 'bomb hugger' girl artwork to go on auction". 29 May 2017. https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/banksy-bomb-hugger-girl-artwork-80092.amp. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  8. "The Island with Bear Grylls 2018: Star hits back at class criticism". https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/940658/The-Island-with-Bear-Grylls-2018-criticism-working-class-wealthy-Channel-4/amp. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  9. "The Island with Bear Grylls - All 4". http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-island-with-bear-grylls. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  10. "The Island with Bear Grylls: Contestant’s £80k Range Rover vandalised by yobs". 9 April 2018. https://www.dailystar.co.uk/showbiz-tv/hot-tv/694661/The-Island-with-Bear-Grylls-barnes-thomas-channel-4/amp. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  11. "The Island with Bear Grylls, review – it's toffs versus toughs as no class-war cliché is left unturned". https://www.telegraph.co.uk/tv/2018/04/03/island-bear-grylls-review-toffs-versus-toughs-no-class-war-cliche/amp/. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  12. "The Island fans claim guinea fowl were ‘drugged’ as Barnes kills THREE in five minutes". 16 April 2018. https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/6068843/the-island-fans-upset-guinea-fowl-killed/amp/. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 
  13. "Person Page". http://www.thepeerage.com/p7477.htm#i74768. Retrieved 5 November 2018. 


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