Wright's 'Academy by Lamplight' at Sotheby's

December 4 2017

Video: Sotheby's

A highlight of the Old Master views in London was seeing Joseph Wright of Derby's 'Academy by Lamplight' in the prime viewing spot at Sotheby's. This picture, estimated at £2.5m-£3.5m is in pretty much perfect condition, and gives the lie to the old clicheé that there's a problem with 'supply' in the Old Master market. The catalogue note is here

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