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1964 Syd Barrett painting in upcoming auction Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Thursday, 28 February 2008

syd barrett painting in 2008 auctionA previously unseen Syd Barrett painting, which he gave to his brother, is being offered at an upcoming auction in Cambridge on March 5th and 6th.

The striking "Abstract: Chain link harrows" [click thumbnail, right] was painted during Syd's first year at Camberwell Art School, and was given to his brother where it has stayed ever since. The auctioneers - Cheffins - estimate the 50cm x 74cm painting will sell for £4,000-8,000. The sale will also include two other items from Syd’s brother, including a pair of Leak speakers, which were used by Syd in his flat during the 1960's.

Viewing will take place from Sunday 2nd March. More details at

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