RESULTS: Old Masters and 19th Century Art

Old Masters & 19th Century Art
South Kensington – Wednesday, 28 April 2010
Sale no: 5491 – Top Three
[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]





Lots Sold:  250

Lots Offered: 377

Sold by Lot: 66%

Sold by £: 81%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.520  /  €1.152





Estimate (£)


Purchase Price



Edwin Lord Weeks (Boston 1849-1903 Paris), Temple Mount, Jerusalem


£34,850 $52,972



Circle of Jacopo Zanguidi, il Bertoja (Parma 1544-1574), The Death of Adonis


£30,000 $45,600



Circle of Giuseppe Canella (Verona 1788-1847 Florence), Travellers on the Grand Tour before the Basilica di San Marco, Venice


£25,000 $38,000



Comment: Claire Ahman, Director and Max Andrews, Associate Director said:

“We are very pleased with the strong sale result for the Old Masters and 19th Century Art sale.  Private and trade buyers demonstrated solid interest in the lots of offer, particularly for the Oriental section. The sale appealed to an International audience and 20% of lots were bought, or directly underbid online via Christie’s LIVE.”


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