RESULTS: Old Masters and 19th Century Art Day Sale






Lots Sold: 181 

Lots Offered: 302

Sold by Lot: 60 %

Sold by £: 69 %

Exchange Rate£:= $1.511/ € 1.199





Estimate (£)


Purchase Price




Follower of Hieronymus Bosch, The Temptation of Saint Anthony

12,000 - 16,000



European Trade


Attributed to Adam van Breen (?Amsterdam c. 1585-c. 1645 Noorwegen) A winter landscape with elegant skaters on a frozen lake, a town beyond

40,000 - 60,000



European Trade


Giovanni dal Ponte (Florence 1385-1437/8)  A Nobleman and Lady - panel from a cassone or spalliera

on gold ground panel

20,000 - 30,000



European Trade


Hans Memling (Seligenstadt 1430/40-1494 Bruges)

The wings of a triptych: Saint Christopher; and Saint James the Greater

70,000 - 100,000



European Private


Eugène Delacroix (French, 1798-1863), Ecce Homo

60,000 - 80,000



European Private


Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875)

Pêcheur amarré sur la rive verte

60,000 - 80,000



Asian Private


Hans Makart (Austrian, 1840-1884), Der Liebesbrief

60,000 - 80,000



European Trade


Lorenzo Lippi (Florence 1606-1665), Consul Gaius Popillius drawing a circle around King Antiochus IV

40,000 - 60,000



UK Trade


Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (Austrian, 1793-1865)

Three graces garlanded with roses

70,000 - 100,000



European Private


Jean-François Raffaëlli (Paris 1850-1924), La belle endormie

50,000 - 70,000



US Private



Comment: Paul Raison, Director and Head of Old Masters and 19th Century Art, Christie’s London: The middle market in this category continues to produce consistent results. We saw fiercely competitive bidding for many of the most temptingly estimated works of art. Paintings from the 19th century continued the strong performance seen at yesterday’s evening auction, providing 5 of the top 10 lots at today’s sale. The two auctions of Old Masters and 19th Century art have realised a combined total of £48,539,750 / $73,639,934 / €58,453,193. 


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