Sold! Jane Austen portrait fetches £135,000

A portrait of Jane Austen has sold at auction for £135,000.

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

The watercolour portrait is the image that will appear on the new £10 note from 2017.

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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.