• Short Summary

    Auction of paintings at Sotheby's. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Picasso jackpot!

    Sotheby's, London.

    M/S clients assembling at Sotheby's auction rooms where a sale of paintings is being held. Various shots of the prospective bidders. M/S Jacques Sarlie who is selling 51 works including 29 of Picasso's paintings. C/U auctioneer. M/S portrait of Pablo Picasso signed and dated 7th August 1938 entitled "L" Homme Au Gant Rouge" which sold for £26,000. C/U Somerset Maugham.

    M/S "Woman and Mirror" painted by Georges Braque in 1946, this was sold for £42,000. L/S as the painting is moved. C/U woman turning page of her catalogue. M/S auctioneer, pan to painting in catalogue by Amedo Modigliani. Various shots of the auction. M/S Jacques Sarlie watching. C/U Picasso's 'Crouching Woman' which was sold for £48,000. M/S painting and auctioneer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1720.29
    Media URN:
    53427
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:30:00 / 01:47:20:00
    Canister:
    60/84

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The sale took place on 12 October 1960.

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