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Austen portrait sells for £135k

A famous portrait of Jane Austen has sold at auction today for £135,000. will be sold at auction today. The painting was expected to fetch between £150,000 and £200,000 at Sotheby's in London.

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Jane Austen portrait could fetch up to £200,000

The painting by James Andrew expected to fetch between £150,000 and £200,000 Credit: ITV News Meridian

A well-recognised portrait of Jane Austen is going on auction today.

The painting by James Andrews is being sold at Sotheby's in London and is expected to fetch between £150,000 and £200,000.

The watercolour portrait is the image that will appear on the new £10 not from 2017.

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