A Blockbuster Two-Part Sale of European Masters Announced at Christie’s New York


NEW YORK, NY.- Following on the heels of its successful December Evening Sale of Old Master & 19th Century Art in London, Christie’s New York presents a blockbuster two-part sale of paintings, drawings and watercolors by the great masters of European Art on January 26. With over 300 works in total, the assembled offerings represent the greatest examples of European art dating from the 14th to the 19th centuries, with master works by Canaletto, Luca Carlevarijs, Jean-Francois Millet, Jean Léon Gérôme, William Bouguereau, and Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema among the highlights. Nicholas Hall, International Co-head of Old Master & 19th Century Art at Christie’s, comments: “As the first major international auction of 2011, our flagship New York sale of Old Master and 19th