• Short Summary

    A SALE OF OLD MASTERS FETCHED MORE THAN ONE MILLION POUNDS STERLING AT AUCTION IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    A SALE OF OLD MASTERS FETCHED MORE THAN ONE MILLION POUNDS STERLING AT AUCTION IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY). IN ALL 132 PICTURES WERE AUCTIONED FOR GBP1,133,160.

    BIDDING MOVED BRISKLY AND FIRST TO GO UNDER THE AUCTIONEER'S HAMMER WAS A SMALL PORTRAIT OF MADAME GIRIOS BY FRAGONARD. IT WAS SOLD FOR GBPSTG 22 THOUSAND.

    THE HIGHEST INDIVIDUAL PRICE WAS GBP125,000 STERLING PAID BY THE D.M. KOETSER GALLERY OF LONDON FOR A DUTCH SEASCAPE BY JAN VAN DE CAPPELLE.

    A CANALETTO -- OF THE PRATTO DELLA VALLE IN PADUA -- WAS BOUGHT BY MISS TAN BUNZL OF SWITZERLAND FOR GBP105,000 STERLING.

    MISS BUNZL ALSO GAVE GBP20,000 STERLING FOR AN EVENING LANDSCAPE WITH MEN PLAYING BOWLS, BY JAN STEEN.

    THE LONDON DEALERS AGNEWS PAID GBP79,000 STERLING FOR A PAINTING BY THE FLEMISH ARTIST JACOB JORDAENS, ILLUSTRATING THE PROVERB "AS THE OLD SING, SO THE YOUNG PIPE."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA66R3JX2HUDFW9ROC355HKVSQZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA66R3JX2HUDFW9ROC355HKVSQZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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