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    BURGUNDIAN MASTER PORTRAIT AT CHRISTIE’S CLASSIC SALE

    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

    Sir Robert Walpole, widely regarded as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain under George I and George II, once owned this c1480 Portrait of a Man holding a Prayer Book by a Burgundian Master. It comes up as Lot 6 at Christie’s Classic Art evening sale, Antiquity to the 20th century, in London on July 29 with an estimate of £400,000-600,000.

    Burgundian Master, circa 1480 Portrait of a man holding a prayer book, bust-length, in a fur-lined coat and cap UPDATE: THIS MADE £1,631,250