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Lord Hindlip - An Auctioneer's Lot: Triumphs and Disasters at Christie's - 9781908990815 - V9781908990815
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An Auctioneer's Lot: Triumphs and Disasters at Christie's

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Description for An Auctioneer's Lot: Triumphs and Disasters at Christie's Hardcover. Num Pages: 260 pages, 250 colour and black and white photographs. BIC Classification: ABQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 294 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1142.
Lord Hindlip presided over London's auction house Christie's during a time of great excitement in the art world. The 1960s, 70s and early 80s saw the wholesale denuding of country houses and ransacking of attics right across the country - yielding genuine treasures and fakes (both cunning and clumsy) in equal measure. Both memoir and art book, An Auctioneer's Lot recounts Lord Hindlip's career through the major works of art that have passed through his hands over the last fifty years. His story charts such extraordinary highs as the sale of Van Gogh's Sunflowers for a ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Profile Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781908990815
SKU
V9781908990815
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Lord Hindlip
Charles Allsopp (Lord Hindlip) was educated at Eton and served in the Coldstream Guards from 1959 until 1962, when he joined the art auction house Christie's. He was General Manager of Christie's New York, then successively director, deputy chairman and chairman of Christie, Manson & Woods in London.

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