26 janvier 2011

Property from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp Exceeds High Estimate to Bring $1.6 Million

The top lot of the auction was the watercolor Lemon, attributed to Giovanna Garzoni, which soared to more than 10 times its pre-sale high estimate and achieved $62,500. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Old Masters Week opened today at Sotheby’s New York with the dedicated auction of Property from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp, which exceeded its high estimate in achieving $1,628,727 (est. $800,000/1.2 million*). Many bidders competed in the room and by phone for drawings, furniture and decorations from Mr. Ryskamp’s private... [Lire la suite]