07 juillet 2009

Darwin Family Portraits To Feature in Sotheby's Sale of Early British Paintings

Joseph Wright of Derby, Portrait of William Alvey Darwin (1726-1783)  is expected to bring £40,000-60,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- In the anniversary year when interest in the life and work of Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) is as high as ever, Sotheby’s announced that it will offer for sale three exceptionally rare portraits of members of his family in its sale of Early British Paintings on Thursday, July 9, 2009. The three portraits depict Charles Darwin’s grandfather, the consultant and physician Erasmus Darwin... [Lire la suite]
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