Unseen Syd Barrett Painting up for Auction

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Unseen Syd Barrett Painting up for Auction

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Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett once gifted a painting he did to a former teacher when leaving high school aged fifteen. The son of that teacher is now selling the picture and is expected to bring £3k-£5k at an auction by Cheffins.

The painting is called Orange Dahlias in a Vase and Syd painted it whist attending Cambridgeshire High School for Boys. Roger Waters and Storm Thorgerson also attended the same school.

Orange Dahlias in a Vase is estimated to fetch £3,000 – £5,000 at the Cheffins Art & Design Sale in Cambridge on Thursday 27th May 2021.

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Sold for 22,000 £ apparently.
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Maybe it's just me, but that seems like a paltry amount for a painting by one of the founders of Pink Floyd.
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Quite the contrary.
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Its a bit much!