Peploe painting peaks at £520,000

  • April 26, 2010 12:06

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Tulips, which set a new record for Samuel John Peploe when it sold for £520,000 hammer at Sotheby's on April 22.
Via Antiques Trade Gazette

A new auction record has been set for any painting by a Scottish Colourist after Tulips by Samuel John Peploe (1871-1935) sold for £520,000, against a £300,000-500,000 pre-sale estimate, at Sotheby's on April 22.

The previous record for a Peploe was £440,000 for Roses at Christie’s Scottish art sale in Edinburgh in 2008.

The circa 1912 oil on canvas was painted when Peploe had a studio in Paris.

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