Sotheby's Old Master & 19th Century European Art auctions are celebrated for their rich variety. The sale is comprised of select 17th and 18th Century Italian Baroque paintings and Dutch genre paintings as well as fine examples of sporting and marine paintings. The Old Master section is punctuated by works by John Wootton and Antoine Coypel in addition to portraits by British masters Raeburn and Hoppner. Late 19th Century paintings from France, Italy, Belgium, Spain, England and Poland showcase the era's talent for depicting domestic dramas and communal celebrations. There are also quality examples of Barbizon, Orientalist, Symbolist and Belle Epoque works to be discovered among the broad and varied offerings. Among the highlights are works from the distinguished collections of the Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art & Science and the James S. Copley Library.