Seven John Constable drawings achieve growth of 10% pa


2015-06-26 13:39:14


Seven John Constable drawings achieve growth of 10% pa

The seven drawings by John Constable sold at Cheffins in the UK

Paul Fraser Collectibles,Saturday 8March 2014

Storm Clouds, a drawing by the artist John Constable, has sold for 44,000 ($73,766) at Cheffins in the UK.

The work was one of a number consigned as separate lots in a sale that took place on March 5-6.

John Constable drawingsThe eight drawings were originally bought in 1952 for just 500 ($835)

Originally, the collection of seven drawings had been bought from London based dealers the Leggatt Brothers in 1952 for a total of 500 ($835).

At this latest sale they sold for a combined total of 185,000 ($310,152), equating to growth of 10.0% pa.

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