RESULTS: Old Master & British Paintings - Evening Sale

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London

   Old Master & British Paintings - Evening Sale

London, King Street, Tuesday 8 July 2014, Sale #1537

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

36 lots sold

Total: £44,986,000 / $77,016,032 / €56,547,402

     53% sold by lot

68 lots offered

$ 1.712= £1 / €1.257=£1

    82% sold by value

 

Lot  

Description

Estimate (£)

Price Realised

Buyer

19

Francesco Guardi (1712-1793), Venice, the Bacino di San Marco, with the Piazzetta and the Doge’s Palace

8,000,000 - 10,000,000

£9,882,500

$16,918,840

€12,422,303

Anonymous

39

Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), Saint Praxedis

6,000,000 - 8,000,000

£6,242,500

$10,687,160

€7,846,823

Anonymous

13

Pieter Brueghel II (1564/5-1637/8), The Road to Calvary  

5,000,000 - 7,000,000

£5,514,500

$9,440,824

€6,931,727

Anonymous

31

Willem Claesz. Heda (1594-1680), A still life with a pie on a pewter platter, a silver-gilded cup and cover, an upturned tazza, a façon-de-Venise glass, a silver decanter, a roemer, and a knife on a pewter platter, on a partly draped table 

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

1,500,000 - 2,500,000

£4,842,500

$8,290,360

€6,087,023

Anonymous

 

67

 

Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. (1723-1792), Portrait of Lady Frances Marsham, later Countess of Romney (1755-1795), full-length, in a yellow dress and pink shawl, in a park landscape

3,000,000 - 5,000,000

£4,786,500

$8,194,488

€6,016,631

Anonymous

36

The Master of the Annunciation to the Shepherds (active in Naples, first half of the 17th century), The Annunciation to the Shepherds

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

1,000,000 - 1,500,000

£2,434,500

$4,167,864

€3,060,167

Anonymous

42

Jacopo Robusti, called Jacopo Tintoretto (1519-1594), The Siege of Asola

500,000 - 800,000

£1,142,500

$1,955,960

€1,436,123

Anonymous

38

Luca Giordano, called Fa Presto (1634-1705), The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew  

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

800,000 - 1,200,000

£962,500

$1,647,800

€1,209,863

Anonymous

11

Lucas Cranach I (1472-1553), Melancholia

500,000 - 800,000

£902,500

$1,545,080

€1,134,443

Anonymous

34

Matthias Stomer (c. 1600-c. 1652), Christ before Pilate

WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION

400,000 - 600,000

£842,500

$1,442,360

€1,059,023

Anonymous

             

 

*please see the separate press release

PRESS CONTACT: Hannah Schweiger | +44 (0) 207 389 2964 | hschweiger@christies.com

 

Next Sale: Old Master & British Paintings Day Sale on Wednesday, 9 July 2014

 

Please click here to view the full international schedule of upcoming sales from the Old Master & British Paintings department

Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

 

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