Auction at Sotheby's: 1962
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Auction at Sotheby's: 1962

Henry Grant

© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

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Paintings owned by Somerset Maugham are auctioned at Sotheby's. Auctioneer Mr Peter Wilson, director of Sotheby's, led the sale of 35 paintings owned by writer Somerset Maugham. Potential bidders, celebrities and the media crowded into the room for the auction. Art critic Douglas Cooper and ex-president of the Royal Academy Gerald Kelly were also there. Within around 50 minutes, the auction took £523,880.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1962 AD - 1962 AD
 

Image Number

004719
 

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