06 mai 2011

Masterpiece by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Achieves $29.2 Million @ Sotheby's New York

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema  (British, 1836-1912), The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: 41 BC. Sold for $29,202,500–nearly six times the pre-sale high estimate of $5 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- A masterpiece by Victorian artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema set another incredible price at Sotheby’s New York today in the sale of 19th Century European Art. Two determined phone bidders held a steady competition for The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: 41 BC for over eight minutes, driving the final price to a... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2011

Sotheby's To Offer Another Masterpiece by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra, 41 B.C. (detail) will lead Sotheby's sale of 19th Century European Art in New York on May 5. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, N.Y.- Following the record-shattering price of $35,922,500 achieved at Sotheby’s New York in November 2010 by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s The Finding of Moses (est. $3/5 million), Sotheby’s announces that the 5 May 2011 sale of 19th Century European Art in New York will be led by another masterpiece by the artist. In The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra, 41 B.C. Alma-Tadema... [Lire la suite]
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