06 juin 2010

Eight Views of Venice from 18th to 20th century @ Sotheby's New York

Francesco Albotto (Venice 1721-1757) Venice, A View of the Molo from the Bacino di San Marco, with the Piazzetta and the Palazzo Ducale. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 24 7/8 by 38 1/8 in.; 63.2 by 96.8 cm. Est. 200,000—300,000 USD Lot Sold 638,500 USD PROVENANCE: Lord Clifden;With Koetser Galleries, London, until 1951;By whom sold to the present owners and thence by descent in the family. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: A. Graves, Art sales from early in the eighteenth century to early in the twentieth century : (mostly old... [Lire la suite]