04 juillet 2010

Bonhams to Sell Paintings Owned by Oscar Wilde's Friend

Herman Saftleven (Rotterdam circa 1609-1685 Utrecht) A mountainous river landscape with figures loading barges, signed with initials and dated 'HS/ 1669' (lower left), oil on panel, 47.1 x 63.2cm (18 9/16 x 24 7/8in). Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, € 18,000 - 24,000, USD 22,000 - 29,000. photo Bonhams LONDON.- A landscape painting by Herman Saftleven once owned by one of Oscar Wilde’s closest friends is expected to fetch £15,000-20,000 when it is auctioned at the Old Master Paintings sale on Wednesday 7th July at Bonhams, New Bond... [Lire la suite]