New York - Strong results were achieved for Old Master & British Drawings and Old Master Prints, which combined totalled $10,803,188, with average 74% sold by lot and 90% sold by value. Results for individual sales with top lots are listed below. Old Master Paintings will be offered on April 27, 2017, during Classic Week at Christie’s New York.
Old Master & British Drawings
January 24, 2017 | New York
72% sold by lot | 89% sold by value
The top lot of the sale was Peter Paul Rubens’ Scipio Africanus welcomed outside the gates of Rome, after Giulio Romano, which sold for $1,567,500.
Old Master Prints
January 25, 2017 | New York
77% sold by lot | 90% sold by value
The top lot of the sale was After Tiziano Vecellio, Called Titian (circa 1488-1576), The Submersion of Pharaoh’s Army in the Red Sea, which sold for $751,500.
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*Please note when quoting estimates above that other fees will apply in addition to the hammer price - see Section D of the Conditions of Sale at the back of the sale catalogue.
*Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and are reported net of applicable fees.