Mitchells Antiques new world record for Maryport artist

AnnaO

AnnaO

2015-07-06 11:42:51

Mitchells of Cockermouth have achieved a new world record for celebrated Maryport artist William Mitchell (1806-1900) during their Antiques & Fine Art Sale last week which also featured live internet bidding for the first time. The gilt-framed oil on canvas painting of Maryport harbor titled “The launch of the Collingwood from Kelsick Woods Yard” eventually sold for £12,000 making it the top seller of the auction and establishing a new world record for a William Mitchell painting.
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