Wednesday, 18 July 2007

Vettriano at Gleneagles

Jack Vettriano - Bluebird at Bonneville © Sotheby's ImagesThis is one of seven paintings of Sir Malcolm Campbell's famous Bluebird which Sir Terence Conran commissioned Jack Vettriano to paint for his Bluebird Club restaurant on the King’s Road in Chelsea in 1997. Vettriano's art perfectly captures the period of 1920s and 1930s when Sir Malcolm Campbell set his nine land speed records, as well as the dazzling Bonneville salt flats. All seven paintings are up for auction at Sotheby’s sale of Scottish Pictures at the Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland, on Wednesday 29 August 2007. Estimated value of this one: £500,000. Click the title link to read more.


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