• Short Summary

    Sale of paintings at Sotheby's by Russian abstract artist Vasily Kandinsky.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sotheby's. Abstracts Sell For £536,500".

    Sotheby's Auction House, London. Sale of paintings by Russian abstract artist Vasily Kandinsky.

    GV People going into Sotheby's.

    GV Sale in progress. CU painting which is sold to 'George' who bought it by phone for £18,000. CU Pan picture. SV picture being knocked down and removed from the easel. GV Prospective bidders.

    LV Another painting being placed on the easel. CU The Auctioneer. CU painting which is sold to the Marlborough Fine Art Society for £15,000. CU ditto. SV Bidders. GV The auction in progress. SV Mr Harry and Mrs Guggenheim.

    GV Painting (Improvisation) being auctioned. CU Painting CU Art Dealer Mr Heinz Berggruen who bought the work for £50,000 He is on the left with glasses. GV Auction in progress.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1763.18
    Media URN:
    54538
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:22:00 / 01:57:18:00
    Canister:
    64/55

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