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Sotheby's Art Sale #54474

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 1978
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(Studio) Report on art sale at Sotheby's in London.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(London, England) [AUCTIONEER - describes Matisse painting. Takes bid.] Details given of auction of Robert von Hirsch's art collection, part of which he took with him as Jew fleeing Germany in 1930's. Purchases of many items by West German museums detailed. Participation of people from 4 cities via telephone noted. Description given of mood of sale. Picasso painting mentioned.
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Reporter(s):
Dobbs, Greg;
Donaldson, Sam
Duration:
00:02:30

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