15 - 16 November 2016
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN NOBLEMAN
Dominicus Quaglio (München 1787-1837 Schloss Hohenschwangau, Füssen)
Daily activities on a square with the old Town Hall, Marienburg
signed and dated 'Domenicus Quaglio / fec 1834' (lower right)
oil on canvas
47.5 x 62 cm.
Acquired by a German entrepreneur circa 1830-40 during his travels in the South of Europe and Germany, and by descent to the present owner.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Hamburg, Altonaer Museum (on loan, circa 1971).
Come with us to to Copenhagen to learn more about the contemplative scenes painted in muted tones by this Danish artist, whose works rarely come to market
On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Specialist Sarah Reynolds on the women whose work made waves in Victorian Britain, from Emma Sandys to Laura, Lady Alma-Tadema
Andrew Graham-Dixon on how full-length portraits have been used in history to boost the status of nobles, kings and statesmen
As an iconic 1972 model is offered online, we explain why this pioneering steel sports watch is so prized by collectors
Socialite and reality TV star Mark-Francis Vandelli brings his unique sense of theatre to The Collector auctions