Month: September 2018

Inside the Art Market-Invisible

Inside the Art Market: Invisible

This sale of the principal contents of Sutton Brailes Manor is being conducted on instructions from the Treasury Solicitor, the owner, the reclusive Mrs. Dorothea Allen, having died intestate. No next of kin has been traced, despite a nationwide search, and Mrs. Allen’s life remains shrouded in mystery.

—Introduction to Sotheby’s Catalogue, 4th September 1990

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