• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7633

    Old Master & British Pictures (Day Sale)

    3 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793)

    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a fur-trimmed red coat and a powdered wig, in a feigned oval

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793)
    Portrait of a gentleman, bust-length, in a fur-trimmed red coat and a powdered wig, in a feigned oval
    oil on canvas
    25¾ x 19 in. (60.5 x 48.5 cm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    We are grateful to Dr. Mitchell Merling for confirming the attribution on the basis of a photograph.

    Special Notice

    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE JOSEPH McCRINDLE SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS (LOTS 215-218)