10 July 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
Circle of Alessandro Bonvicino, called Moretto da Brescia (Brescia c. 1492-1554)
Noli me tangere
oil on panel
16½ x 28½ in. (41.9 x 72.4 cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
We are grateful to Dr Luisa Vertova Nicolson, who confirms that the artist is likely to have been trained between Bergamo and Brescia and suggests that the panel may have been from the parapet of an organ, used to protect the seat of an organist.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Specialist Alan Wintermute enthuses over one of the greatest early 18th-century French paintings still in private hands
Offered across Christie’s sales this spring, highlights include pieces by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent and Edgar Degas
Your first Old Master doesn’t have to be a Rubens or a Rembrandt — in fact prices start at a surprisingly affordable &pou..
Old Masters pictures specialist Alexis Ashot explores the family tree of these remarkable artists across almost 200 years