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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.

About Photogold David

Photographer David Rankin set up the UK's first online prints gallery , Photogold , in 1998 http://www.photogold.co.uk

U2 sell "Untitled (Pecho/Oreja)" by US artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Rock superstars U2 could make up to £6m when their painting “Untitled (Pecho/Oreja)” is auctioned in London this week . The painting, which originally attracted the attention of band bassist Adam Clayton, will be auctioned at Sotheby’s. Basquiat, originally a graffiti artist in New York, died from a suspected drug overdose in 1988. The current…

About Photogold David

Photographer David Rankin set up the UK's first online prints gallery , Photogold , in 1998 http://www.photogold.co.uk

Painting by Glasgow Boy is found again

A LOST painting by one of the world-famous Glasgow Boys is for sale after being discovered in a small American town by an Edinburgh art gallery director . The rare painting by Edward Walton was discovered on an art auction website by gallery director Emma Walsh. It is now part of a new exhibition at…

About Photogold David

Photographer David Rankin set up the UK's first online prints gallery , Photogold , in 1998 http://www.photogold.co.uk

A PAINTING bought in a market for 50p has been sold for £35,000 at auction.

The work, Chopping Logs Outside A Snow Covered Cabin, was found buried under junk in Glasgow’s Barras market 30 years ago. But the piece, by Cornelius Krieghoff, was expected to fetch 100,000 times its original price when it goes under the hammer later this month. The painting’s owner, who wants to remain anonymous, had no…

About Photogold David

Photographer David Rankin set up the UK's first online prints gallery , Photogold , in 1998 http://www.photogold.co.uk