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Wakefield painting fetches a fortune

Wakefield painting fetches a fortune

6:22pm 26th January 2010

A portrait, belonging to a family in Wakefield by British painter Meredith Frampton, has achieved a record price for the artist at auction.

The picture was valued at between £5,000 and £7,000, but sold for a whopping £79,200.

The painting dates from 1945 and is believed to be Frampton's final work.

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