09 juillet 2009

Christie's Auction of Old Masters and 19th Century Art Realises $32.8 Million

Fra Bartolommeo (Florence 1472-1517), The Madonna and Child with Saint Elizabeth and the Infant Saint John the Baptist, oil on panel,58½ x 47⅞ in. Estimate: £2-3 million. Sold: £2,169,250 LONDON.- Christie’s inaugural Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale realised £20,284,400 / $32,840,444 / €23,550,188, and was 76% sold by lot and 91% sold by value. Offering important paintings, drawings and watercolours representing nearly 700 years of European history, the sale took place in a packed saleroom and saw 4 works sell for... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2009

Fra Bartolommeo, Van Dyck, Marieschi and Turner lead auction of Old Masters and 19th century Art at Christie’s

Frans Hals (Antwerp 1581/5-1666 Haarlem) The Head of a Boy, oil on panel, circular, 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm.) diam. Estimate £300,000 – £500,000. photo Christie's Ltd 2009  London– Christie’s announce the inaugural Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale which will take place on 7 July 2009, and which will present important paintings, drawings and watercolours representing nearly 700 years of European history. The auction is expected to realise in excess of £15 million. Leading highlights include: -... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2009

Fra Bartolommeo, van Dyck, Marieschi and Turner Lead Auction of Old Masters at Christie's

Michele Giovanni Marieschi (Venice 1710-1743) The Courtyard of the Doge's Palace, Venice, with the Giant's Staircase, Saint Mark's Basilica beyond, oil on canvas 46 5/8 x 71 1/8 in. (118.5 x 180.7 cm.) Estimate: £2 million to £3 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009 LONDON.- Christie’s announce the inaugural Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale which will take place on 7 July 2009, and which will present important paintings, drawings and watercolours representing nearly 700 years of European history. The auction... [Lire la suite]