22 Jul 2015

Simpson And His Donkey - Richard Thomson

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:10 pm on 22 July 2015

One of New Zealand's most iconic paintings will go under the hammer tonight in Auckland. Horace Moore-Jones', Simpson And His Donkey, is up for auction and it's believed it could fetch up to half a million dollars. But there are concerns the watercolour could be taken out of the country if a foreign buyer purchases it. International Art Centre director, Richard Thomson, tells us more.

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