South Kensington Results: Old Master & British Paintings

Old Master & British Paintings

South Kensington, Thursday 30 October 2014, Sale 5660

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]


142 lots sold

Total: £2,244,250 /$3,584,067/€2,843,465

66% sold by lot

215 lots offered

$1.597 = £1 / €1.267 = £1

75% sold by value




Estimate (£)

Price Realised



The Garden of Love, circle of Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)





UK Trade


A wooded landscape with two monkeys eating grapes, Phillipe Jacques de Loutherbourg, R.A. (1740-1812)





UK Private


Head of Bearded Old Man, Sir Joshua Reynolds, P.R.A. (1723-1792)





European Private




Amparo Martinez Russotto, Head of Sale, Old Master & British Paintings, commented: Together with a successful sale of Old Master & British Paintings in April, it has been a very strong year for the category at Christie’s South Kensington. The October auction welcomed new and existing clients to the saleroom and via Christie’s LIVETM and saw competitive international bidding, with the top three lots of the sale all exceeding their high estimates.”


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Next Sale: Old Master & British Pictures Evening Sale, King Street – 2 December 2014


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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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