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10 December 2012  |  Fine Art   |  Article

Invitation to Consign: 19th Century European Art, Including Orientalist Art

Christie’s sales of 19th Century European Art, Including Orientalist Art continue to show strong results.  With competitive bidding attracting international clients from over 20 countries on six continents, there has been consistently high interest in the top lots.

Recent activity includes the London sale cover lot by Vilhelm Hammershøi realising the third highest price for the artist at auction (£ 892,450), as well as a world record price at auction for Fausto Zonaro’s Mafalda on the Banks of the Bosphorus, the Dolmabahçe Mosque in the background (£ 361,250). The recent New York sale demonstrated strength across many of the schools, from Barbizon to Academic, from Orientalist to Victorian.

We are now accepting entries for our upcoming New York and London sales, Spring 2013. For a free and confidential valuation or to discuss the market, please do not hesitate to contact the department directly.

New York Consignment Deadline: 1 March 2013

London Consignment Deadline: 27 March 2013

Alexandra McMorrow (London)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7389 2538 

James Hastie (New York)
Tel: +1 212 492 5717 

Related Departments
19th Century European Art
Old Master & Early British Paintings
Orientalist Art

Lot 32, Sale 5955
Vilhelm Hammershøi (Danish, 1864-1916)
Ida in an Interior
Price Realized: £892,450