• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. SOTHERBY'S
    0.03

    2.
    CU SIGN OVER DOOR DITTO
    0.06

    3.
    GV INT. LOT 12 ON STAND
    0.11

    4.
    CU ZOOM OUT LOT 12 "MADAME GRIOIS" BIDDING STARTS AT GBP5,000 - GOES FROM GBP15-19,000
    0.27

    5.
    GV BIDDERS (GBP20,000 AND GBP21,000)
    0.30

    6.
    MV AUCTIONEER FINALISES BIDDING AT GBP22,000
    0.38

    7.
    LV LOT 26 ON STAND
    0.45

    8.
    CU LOT 26 "VESSELS IN CALM" BY JAN VAN DE CAPPELLE (2 SHOTS) BIDDING FROM GBP105,000 TO GBP110,000
    0.56

    9.
    GV GV BIDDERS
    0.57

    10.
    MV AUCTIONEER BIDDING AT 115 AND 120,000
    0.01

    11.
    GV AUCTIONEER, PAINTING AND AUDIENCE (SOLD AT 125,000
    1.15

    12.
    CU LOT 30 (PRATO DELLA VALLE IN PADUA BY CANELETTO) (4 SHOTS) - BIDDING FROM 50,000 TO 95,000
    1.33

    13.
    GV AUCTIONEER FINALISES BIDDING AT 105,000
    1.46



    Initials CP/V/BON/OS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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 - Including 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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