Sotheby's New York Part I - Now Online

December 22 2023

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Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Sotheby's New York's upcoming Master Paintings & Sculpture Part I sale has been published online. This 53 lot sale is complimented by several other single owner sales, including A Scholar Collects: Joseph BaillioThe Estate of Jimmy YoungerThe Ian & Carolina Irving Collection and the The Jordan Saunders Collection.

Highlights of the Part I sale include a Self Portrait by Rubens, a still life by Luis Meléndez, a shipping scene by Saloman Van Ruysdael, a Self Portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck and a beautifully preserved cassone panel by Giovanni di Ser Giovanni Guidi, called Scheggia.

Following on from yesterday's news that the Metropolitan Museum of Art are deaccessioning works of art at Christie's, Sotheby's New York also have a group of paintings which are being offered to benefit the museum's acquisition fund. This includes portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds, George Romney, Sir Henry Raeburn, Thomas Gainsborough and a mythological painting by Johann Liss.

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