Our 31 January auction achieved $3.4 million with many lots performing over estimate. Two pieces from Cesare Auguste Detti brought strong prices. The Marriage of thePrince soared to $93,750 while To the Joust achieved $75,000 - above a high estimate of $40,000.
The yearly sale of Old Master & 19th Century European Art will feature over 300 works spanning the centuries and the majority of Europe. Old Master Paintings, an important component of Sotheby's famous Old Master Week sales, features works from the 16th through the 18th centuries. A second session focuses on 19th-century French, Italian, British, Dutch, German, Spanish, Polish, Scandinavian and Russian paintings, with selections of Orientalist works on paper.