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Murillo's "Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception" sells at auction in London for 9000 guineas

Britain and British Affairs, iconic image
06/30/1860
At an art auction in London selling off parts of a well-known private collection, works attracting the most bidding were from the 17th century and included Bartolomé Esteban Murillo's Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, which was offered at 5000 guineas and sold for 9000.  A family portrait by Peter Paul Rubens was offered at 100 guineas and sold for 7,500.  Murillo's famous work is now in the Prado in Madrid. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1860 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1861), 106.

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