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The Art of France

New York, 25 January 2011

Christie’s New York is pleased to present a novel sale pairing – The Art of France and Finest and Rarest Wines of France.

The Art of France celebrates masterpieces in French Painting from the School of Fontainebleau to the Ancien Régime and the Napoleonic Era. Leading this dedicated sale, Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s The Good Mother is one of the prime examples of Fragonard’s maturity, painted on the eve of his return visit to Italy in 1773. Remarkable in its exquisite palette and the meticulous application of paint, this keynote work sets the tone for this exceptional sale.

  • Sale Location 20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York
  • Auction Times Jan 25    2pm
  • Viewing Times Jan 21   10am–5pm
    Jan 22   1pm–5pm
    Jan 23   10am–5pm
    Jan 24   10am–5pm
  • Contact Info Georgina Wilsenach
    gwilsenach@christies.com
    Tel: + 1 212 636 2120

Finest and Rarest Wines of France

New York, 25 January

NYWinesChristie’s is pleased to offer a curated, 156 lot sale, highlighting only the greatest wine regions of France. Wines from Sauternes, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and the Rhône Valley were chosen as representative of the greatest France has to offer.

  • Sale Location New York, 20 Rockefeller Plaza
  • Auction Times Jan 25   5pm
  • Contact Info Charles Antin
    cantin@christies.com
    Tel: + 1 212 636 2097