Constable painting The Lock sells for £22.4m
John Constable's 1824 masterpiece The Lock has become one of the most expensive British paintings ever sold, fetching £22.4m at auction at Christie's in London.
The full price of £22,441,250, for the painting depicting Suffolk rural life, places it joint fourth on the list of most-expensive Old Masters.
Will Gompertz reports.
03 Jul 2012
- From the section Entertainment & Arts