8 July 2009
Marco Ricci (Belluno 1676-1730 Venice)
A watermill in an extensive mountainous landscape, with peasants climbing trees in the foreground
black chalk, watercolour, bodycolour, on dark brown paper
11 7/8 x 17¾ in. (30.3 x 45 cm.)
For early provenance, see previous lot.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 28 January 2000, lot 37.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
+44 (0)20 7389 2538
+44 (0)20 7389 2278
+44 (0)20 7389 2541
+44 (0)20 7389 2272
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
This painting is one of only a handful of portraits by the artist of his daughter Clara Serena, who died aged just 12 years old
The most significant charity auction ever staged is 100 per cent sold after 10 days of online sales and three days of live auctions
From record-breakers to national treasures, a selection of landscape-changing works offered in Christie’s salerooms across the past 251 years
Specialist Furio Rinaldi looks at works by Italian artists across three centuries, all offered in Old Master & British Drawings on 30 January
From Surrey to Sydney, 5 homes around the world created by titans of 20th-century architecture — all from Christie’s International Real Estate
PurseBop outlines the four stages that mark the evolution of an Hermès connoisseur, and the bags that accompany each