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Interesting question! Hard to be accurate, but let me take as an example a recent major sleeper we just acquired (all timings very approximate):

At the illustration in the catalogue - a good hour (not all at once).
At the online image - half an hour.
At the high-res image sent by the auctioneer - probably 3 or 4 hours in total (again not all at once).
At the picture itself at the auction viewing - no more than 5 minutes.
At the picture after it was bought and shipped home, and before conservation began - probably in total 5 or 6 hours (slightly guessing here).
With the restorer before cleaning began - at least 3 hours, all at once.
With the restorer as conservation progressed - days and days (this is the best bit).
Between the end of conservation and selling the picture - ideally, as little as possible! But many hours of pleasure. It's by my desk as I type this.

By contrast, I glide past a Hirst in nanoseconds.

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