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Movie mogul’s bright flight leads a buoyant Sheppards sale

A real rarity leads Sheppards’ sale, an oil painting from the collection of the late movie supremo Mike Todd

17th November, 2019
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An oil painting of Beau Sabeur, Irish School

A real rarity leads Sheppards’ sale, an oil painting from the collection of the late movie supremo Mike Todd. It depicts a hot air balloon – Todd produced Around the World in 80 Days. Measuring 50 x 36cm, it has an estimate of €8,000-€12,000.

For racing fans, four lots relate to champion steed Beau Sabeur, winner of Irish St Ledger Curragh 1948, notably an oil painting, Irish School, 44 x 59cm (€800-€1,200), and two...

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