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Classic Week Highlights Tour

Paris, London, Hong Kong, February – March 2017

In advance of April’s Classic Week that brings together auctions from the Old Masters, Antiquities, Decorative Arts, Sculpture and Classical Japanese and Korean Art departments, select paintings from the Old Masters sales will be touring Paris, London and Hong Kong beginning 20 February. With highlights by Pietro Paolini, Nicolas Lancret, Govaert Flinck and more, this exhibition will be a special opportunity to view standout works before they are offered at auction in New York.

Please note that masterpieces from the 19th Century European Art and American Art departments also will be on view in London and Paris, respectively, before their May sales in New York.

Nicolas Lancret (1690–1743)
Autumn
Property from the Collection of Chauncey D. Stillman sold to benefit the Wethersfield Foundation


Tour highlights

  • Pietro Paolini (1603–1681)

    The Cardsharps
    Estimate
    $600,000-800,000

    To be offered in the Old Masters: Part I Sale, 27 April 2017


  • Govaert Flinck (1615–1660)

    Portrait of an old man, bust-length¸ 1646
    Estimate
    $2,000,000-3,000,000

    To be offered in the Old Masters: Part I Sale, 27 April 2017


  • Nicolas Lancret (1690–1743)

    L’Automne (Autumn)
    Estimate
    $2,000,000-4,000,000

    To be offered in the Old Masters: Part I Sale, 27 April 2017


    Property from the Collection of Chauncey D. Stillman sold to benefit the Wethersfield Foundation

  • Jean-François Millet (1814–1875)

    Le passage des Oies Sauvages, c. 1862–63
    Estimate
    $600,000-800,000

    To be offered in the 19th Century European Art Sale, 23 May 2017


Tour information

Paris

  • Viewing

    20–22 February

    9, Avenue Matignon
    75008 Paris

London

  • Viewing

    28 February – 8 March

    8 King Street
    London SW1Y 6QT

Hong Kong

  • Viewing

    21–24 March

    22nd Floor, Alexandra House
    18 Chater Road Central
    Hong Kong


Auction information

  • Auctions

    Classic Week | Old Masters
    27 April 2017

    19th Century European Art
    23 May 2017

    American Art
    23 May 2017

  • Contacts

    Old Masters
    François de Poortere
    FdePoortere@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2469

    19th Century European Art
    Deborah Coy
    dcoy@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2120

    American Art
    William Haydock
    dwhaydock@christies.com
    +1 212 636 2140