15 décembre 2009

Commanding a Fortune: Roedig Achieves Record-Breaking Price at Bonhams Old Masters Sale

Johannes Christianus Roedig (The Hague 1751-1802) Tulips, roses and other flowers in a classical urn overturned by a cat chasing a mouse with a statue of Flora beyond; and Peaches, grapes, pumpkins, a lemon, a pomegranate and other fruit and flowers in a wicker basket on a marble plinth, with a classical urn beyond, both signed and dated 'C Roedig/1779' (lower right, in brick and lower left, on stone) a pair, oil on panel, 73 x 57.5cm (28 3/4 x 22 5/8in). (2) Sold for £1,196,000. Photo: Courtesy Bonhams The sale of Old... [Lire la suite]