Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors at Christie’s


Gaetano Gandolfi (Bologna 1734-1802), "Diana and Callisto". Oil on canvas, (148.1 x 170.2 cm.) 58½ x 67 inches. Est. $800,000 - 1,200,000 U.S. dollars. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010.

Following the
record-breaking success of its Old Master & 19th Century Art sale in
December in London,Christie’spresents its flagship New York sale of
Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors in a two-part
auction on Wednesday, January 27.
This extraordinary sale of over 320
works presents the best examples of European art from the 15th to the 19th
century, and features master works and recent rediscoveries from Lucas Cranach
the Elder, Jan Brueghel II, Thomas Gainsborough, Gaetano Gandolfi, Louis Léopold
Boilly, Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, and Samuel Palmer, among others.
Total sales are expected to achieve in excess of $48