October 28, 2010
Gallery Talk: Nicolas Poussin's
<p>Richard Knight and Paul Raison of Christie's Old Masters and 19th Century Art department discuss Nicolas Poussin's <em>Ordination</em>, a masterpiece from one of the most celebrated groups of paintings in the history of European art, and the highlight of the Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale this December at King Street. <em>Ordination</em> is one of five remaining works which once formed the renowned group of 7 <em>Sacraments</em> acquired by the 4th Duke of Rutland in 1785, presented for sale for the first time in over 225 years by the Trustees of the Belvoir Estate. (RT: 5:59)</p>
Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings &...
December 7 2010, London
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