London, South Kensington
27 October 1999
Circle of Pierre Jacques Cazes (1676-1754)
Venus at the Forge of Vulcan
oil on unlined canvas
32 x 25 in. (81 x 65 cm.)
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Another version of this composition, in reverse, was at Christie's East, 16 June 1999, lot 108.
Please note that this lot is after a composition by Jean Baptiste Jouvenet, exhibited at the Paris Salon, 1704.
The Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale totals £128,081,750, with works by Picasso and a record-breaking Franz Marc painting also achieving top prices
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