Old Masters sold at Sotheby's



Sotheby’s London - Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale - 04 December 2013






Frans Hals

ANTWERP 1581/5 - 1666 HAARLEM

PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, HALF-LENGTH IN BLACK WITH LACE COLLAR AND CUFFS, AND WEARING A BROAD-BRIMMED BLACK HAT

oil on canvas, in a magnificent German or Netherlandish boxwood mirror frame

79.5 by 58.5 cm.; 31 1/4  by 23 in.

Estimate  2,000,000 — 3,000,000 GBP
LOT SOLD.   2,994,500 GBP




Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto

VENICE 1697 - 1768

VENICE, A VIEW OF PIAZZA SAN MARCO LOOKING EAST TOWARDS THE BASILICA; VENICE, THE GRAND CANAL LOOKING NORTH-EAST FROM THE PALAZZO DOLFIN-MANIN TO THE RIALTO BRIDGE

Quantity: 2

a pair, both oil on canvas

each: 46.5 by 77.1 cm.; 18 1/4  by 30 3/8  in.

Estimate 8,000,000 — 12,000,000 GBP
LOT SOLD.    9,602,500 GBP





 

Michele Marieschi

VENICE 1710 - 1743

VENICE, A VIEW OF THE PIAZZA SAN MARCO WITH THE USCITA IN POZZETTA OF DOGE PIETRO GRIMANI ON 30 JUNE 1741

oil on canvas

56.5 by 113 cm.; 22 1/4  by 44 1/2  in.

Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 GBP
LOT SOLD.   1,202,500 GBP







Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1828 - 1882

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

signed with monogram and dated 1867 l.r., inscribed, signed and dated on the reverse: A Christmas Carol/ D.G. Rossetti 1867/ (oil)

oil on panel

45.5 by 38cm., 18 by 15in.

Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 GBP
LOT SOLD.    4,562,500 GBP







Sir Peter Paul Rubens

SIEGEN 1577 - 1640 ANTWERP

PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, HALF-LENGTH, WEARING BLACK

oil on canvas, transferred to canvas

58.4 by 45.4 cm.; 23 by 18 in.

Estimate  400,000 — 600,000 GBP
LOT SOLD.    3,218,500 GBP







Aert van der Neer

AMSTERDAM CIRCA 1603/4 - 1677

A WINTER LANDSCAPE WITH SKATERS AND KOLF PLAYERS ON A FROZEN RIVER BY A VILLAGE

signed with the artist's double monogram lower left: AV DN

oil on oak panel

40 by 55 cm.; 15 3/4  by 21 3/4  in.

Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 GBP
LOT SOLD.   2,658,500 GBP





Jacopo Robusti, called Jacopo Tintoretto and Studio

VENICE 1518 - 1594

PORTRAIT OF A NOBLEMAN IN ARMOUR, STANDING THREE QUARTER LENGTH, BESIDE HIM HIS HELMET

Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP
LOT SOLD.    110,500 GBP
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Arts of Europe - Sotheby's - 03 December 2013 London



A rare Medieval allegorical wool and metal-thread tapestry Swiss North Rhine circa 1480 – 1500 

Collection of Baron Arthur de Schickler, Château Martinvast, France, 19th century.

Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP

LOT SOLD.    1,202,500 GBP  

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