Sleeper of the week?

October 24 2012

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Picture: Brussels Auctions

A reader alerts me to a high price made for the above 'Ecole Italienne' view of the Vatican, which made EUR215,000 (hammer) against a EUR2-3,000 estimate. Regular readers will remember the Gaspar van Wittel potential sleeper which fetched a whopping £718,850 at Sotheby's last year. Has Wittel struck again?

Of course, I completely missed both of them...

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