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Car Boot Christie’s Lot no. 3

Glasgow docks; Liverpool Customs House, Looking South; Liverpool Docks and Customs House, by John Atkinson Grimshaw Auction: £300,500 each Car Boot £2.50 each John Atkinson Grimshaw is one of those painters that teeters on the edge of taste.  His work … Continue reading

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Car Boot Christie’s Lot no.2

The Hay Wain by John Constable, 1821 Auction valuation estimate minimum $50,000,000 Car Boot £5 Here is one of those images so reproduced that we don’t really see it anymore, which is a shame. Constable was a ground-breaking artist, with … Continue reading

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Car Boot Christie’s Lot no.1

The Birth of Venus By Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli Auction valuation: £ Squillions. Car Boot:  £4   o.n.o. (inc frame.) Botticelli’s work is rare and exceedingly beautiful, and mostly in national museums. Museums don’t sell their … Continue reading

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