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August 19th, 2012

Henry Wyndham, chairman of Sotheby’s UK, was in a grouse hunting accident in Scotland where he was shot in the arm, throat, and face, sustaining 52 lead pellet wounds overall.  Wyndham is expected to fully recover.  Wyndham closed the most expensive work at auction, a Giacometti, in 2010. ‘Henry was very lucky – if he had not been wearing glasses he would have been blinded.’

Read the article via the Daily Mail