31 janvier 2010

Christoph Amberger (Place unknow circa 1505 - 1561/2 Augsburg) Portrait of Hans Jakob Fugger, three-quarter length

Christoph Amberger (Place unknow circa 1505 - 1561/2 Augsburg) Portrait of Hans Jakob Fugger, three-quarter length, before a green drape. photo Sotheby's oil on panel. dated upper right: MDXLI (1541). 37 3/4 by 31 1/4 in.; 95.9 by 79.4 cm. Est. 200,000—300,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,202,500 USD PROVENANCE: In the collection of the Princes Fugger, Babenhausen;Probably in the collection of the Liechtenstein family, Castle Friedau, Österreich;Graf von Trautmannsdorf, Castle Friedau, Österreich;Gräfin Isbary, Vienna, circa 1927;... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2010

Important Old Master Paintings @ Sotheby’s January

Hendrick Goltzius (Mülbracht (Bracht-am-Niederrhein) 1558 - 1617 Haarlem) Jupiter and Antiope, signed and dated lower center: HG./ Ao. 1612 and inscribed on the cloth near Antiope's knee: ANTIOPA. oil on canvas, 48 by 70 in.; 122 by 178 cm. Est. 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 USD. photo courtesy Sotheby's Sotheby’s January sale of Important Old Master Paintings has always been one of the highlights of the auction season. This year, we are pleased to have exceptionally strong and varied offerings, including an incredibly rare,... [Lire la suite]