2015-08-06-peter-blake-boys-with-ties-e1433757148856 Sir Peter Blake, R.A, Boys with New Ties, painted circa 1955
Image via Christie's

Jinty Stephenson purchased the painting from Blake whilst the two were studying at London's Royal College of Art (Sir Peter Blake originally purchased for $45 has estimate of $534 000.)

p01lwc75 Sir Peter Blake
Image via BBC

The painting had a pre-sale estimate of $534 000, which it completely smashed on the night at Christie's Modern British & Irish Art Evening sale in London.