Christies Celebrate The Professor Sir Albert Richardson Collection


LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 16: Old books and manuscripts in Christie’s auction house which are featured in the forthcoming sale of ‘The Collection of Professor Sir Albert Richardson’, which will be held on September 18 and 19, 2013, on September 16, 2013 in London, England. Over 650 lots owned by Sir Albert Richardson, a collector, architect and President of the Royal Academy between 1954-1956, are expected to collectively fetch over 4 million GBP. The eclectic auction includes: Old Master paintings, British watercolours, architectural drawings, English and European furniture, sculpture, garden statuary, books, clocks, musical instruments and Georgian costume. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)