Auction

Series 1 - Episode 1

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Summary

Examining intriguing and valuable pieces passing through the world's auction houses. The first edition sees Sotheby's in London selling JMW Turner's 1839 landscape Modern Rome - Campo Vaccino, and at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, classic cars come under the hammer. In New York, there is a collection of work by Polish artist Tamara de Lempicka up for auction and a painting by Picasso that is expected to fetch up to $24million.
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