Auctioneering! Dante Gabriele Rossetti’s “Proserpine” sells at auction for a record $5.4 million

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Beating auction estimates – Sotheby’s Auction House expected the chalk drawing of Proserpine (Persephone) Queen of the Netherworld to go for £1.8m, the work by Dante Gabriele Rossetti, which has over the years become the icon of the Pre-Raphaelite Movement, sold for a record £3.8 million ($5,379,672 million).

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