European Art

European Art

Sale Overview

Christie’s European Art sale offers a curated selection of works from one of the most diverse and revolutionary eras in the history of art. Spanning from the years following the French Revolution into the early 20th century’s Art Nouveau style, the category encompasses nearly 90,000 artists from the many movements of the era. From the landscapes of the Barbizon painters to the bustling cities of the Belle Époque, the sale also includes works from the Victorian, Orientalist, Realist, Spanish, German and Academic schools, among others. All of the elegance and transformation to modernity that the 19th Century embodies is captured in the paintings and sculptures presented in this sale. Highlights include works by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Gustave Courbet, Jean-François Millet, Léon Lhermitte, Jean Béraud, Vilhelm Hammershøi, Jean-Léon Gérôme, John William Godward, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, John Frederick Herring and Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, among others. Strong selections of Sporting Art, works on paper, and sculpture are also featured.

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