RESULTS: Old Master & Early British Drawings & Watercolours

Old Master & Early British Drawings & Watercolours
South Kensington – Thursday 8 December 2011

Sale no: 3377 – Top Three

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

Sold:

£778,663

$1,221,722

€909,478

Lots Sold:  182

Lots Offered: 256

Sold by Lot: 71%

Sold by £: 89%

Exchange Rate£:= $1.569/€1.168

 

Lot

Description

 

Estimate (£)

 

Purchase Price

 Buyer

214

Pieter van Bloemen, called Standaart (Antwerp 1657-1720), A mounted cavalier, seen from behind

3,000-5,000

£253,250$397,349
€295,796

US Private

385

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A. (London 1775-1851), Three head studies of birds: A Guinea Fowl; A Smew; and A Red-breasted Merganser

8,000-12,000

£46,850
$73,508
€54,721

UK Private

452

David Roberts, R.A. (Edinburgh 1796-1864 London), The Convent of St. Catherine, Mount Sinai, Egypt, looking towards the Plain of the Encampment, 1839

18,000-25,000

£20,000
$31,380
€23,360

UK Private

 

Press Contact:

Leonie Pitts                    +44 (0)20 7752 3121                        lpitts@christies.com

Next Sale Dates:

Old Master & Early British Drawings & Watercolours - New York, 26 January 2012

Dessins Anciens et du XIXe Siècle - Paris, March 2012

Please click here to view the full International sales calendar for this department

 

 

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