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Dance me to the End of Love sold for £121,250

Jack Vettriano’s Dance me to the End of Love has sold at auction for £121,250 . It was part of a collection of Scottish artwork including sought-after pieces by Peploe, Hunter which sold for a credit-crunch busting £3 million at auction yesterday.
The 150 lots in the Scottish Picture Sale went under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London.
The highest price paid at the sale was for the rare chance to own George Leslie Hunter’s Still Life with Tulips and Oranges which sold for £433,250.

Exhibition of Robert Adam's landscape fantasies

Robert Adam is one of the 18th century’s most innovative architects. In his later years Adam spent much of his time producing landscape studies drawn by Adam not for exhibition or for patrons but for relaxation during his leisure hours. These personal sketches feature magnificent castles perched on high rocks, winding roads and towering waterfalls.

Dance me to the End of Love painting for sale

Two Jack Vettriano paintings are up for auction at Sothebys . Rough Trade, estimated at £100,000-150,000 (lot 150), and Dance Me to the End of Love, estimated at £100,000-150,000 (lot 149), are of particular note in this group. Dance Me to the End of Love is one of Vettriano’s most celebrated images.