Christie's October Sales

September 21 2020

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Christie's have published their October Old Master Paintings sale online. This forms part of their New York October Classic week, which also includes the sale of Jayne Wrightsman's collection.

The top lot in the evening sale on 15th October is Ter Brugghen's 'The ill matched lovers' estimated at $2m - $3m. Other interesting lots include the Brooklyn Museum's Cranach of 'Lucretia' is estimated at $1.2m - $1.8m (pictured); a fine Govaert Flinck of an officer in a gorget carries an estimate of $700k - $900k; a newly discovered El Greco portrait bears an estimate of $1m - $1.5m; A rare Jacopo Bellini of the Virgin and Child estimated at $600k - $1m; a energetic Triumph of Galatea by Artemisia Gentileschi carries as estimate of $1m - $1.5m; and a fine Van Dyck of John Count of Nassau-Siegen that won the praise of Reynolds estimated at $800k - $1.2m.

The 'day sale', which will take place in the form of an online auction between 1 - 20 October , hasn't been uploaded yet but can be found here.

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