Major private collection of Scottish born Russell Flint paintings sell for £ 361,000

Lyon & Turnbull have sold a major private collection of 21 paintings by Edinburgh born artist Sir William Russell Flint at auction of British & European Paintings today the 30th April 2014 for a total of £361,000. (Hammer plus commission). Nick Curnow, Paintings Specialist and Managing Director of Lyon & Turnbull said “This was a great result we had a good mix of trade and private bidders with many of the paintings going to international buyers.” Paintings included ‘The Dance of 1000 Flounces’ estimate £30,000-£50,000, which sold for £64,000, the celebrity of the collection, previously known as ‘Ladies of Almeria’. It is one of the most famous painting by Flint and it is also one of the most reproduced. The first Signed Print to fetch over one thousand pounds when published by Frost & Reed in 1952, “The Dance of the Thousand Flounces” is considered by many Russell Flint’s most

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