16 juillet 2010

Five records for "An Exceptional Eye: A Private British Collection" sale @ Sotheby's

John Robert Cozens (1752 - 1797), The Lake of Albano and Castel Gandolfo. photo Sotheby's watercolour over pencil, 43.3 by 62 cm.; 17 by 24 1/2 in. Est. 500,000—700,000 GBP. Lot Sold 2,393,250 GBP to Private Collector. RECORD FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION. Commenting on the sale, Emmeline Hallmark, Head of British Paintings and Watercolours at Sotheby’s, said: “The very successful result of this sale is a wonderful testimony not only to the discerning eye of this extraordinary collector, but also to Henry Wemyss (1956‐2010),... [Lire la suite]