NEW RECORD FOR SCULPTOR ROWAN GILLESPIE
Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
When Hope and History Rhyme by Rowan Gillespie sold for a record of £161,000
There was a new world record for sculptor Rowan Gillespie at Sotheby’s Irish art sale in London today. When Hope and History Rhyme, a 2015 bronze, sold for £161,000 over a top estimate of £30,000. The eleven foot tall sculpture is a tribute to Seamus Heaney. It was bought by a private collector.