The fifth sale of Masters Week, Sotheby's Master Paintings & Sculpture Day Sale totalled $5.7 million. Led by Hubert Robert's Figures Walking Up a Monumental Staircase at $310,000, the sale offered a wide range of European paintings and sculpture spanning six centuries.
Details: The Master Paintings and Sculpture Day sale will offer a wide range of European paintings and sculpture from the 14th to the 19th centuries. Highlights of the paintings sections include works by esteemed artists Hubert Robert, Hans Bol, Jan van Goyen, Lucas Cranach the Younger, Apollonio di Giovanni di Tommaso, Edwaert Collier, and more. The exciting sculpture and works of art from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods include an important pair of Venetian 15th century Istrian stone figures of Hope and Charity from the Scuola Vecchia Della Misericordia by Bartolomeo Bon, a beautifully painted grisaille Limoges enamel plaque of the annunciation by Royal enameller Leonard Limosin and a pair of elegant Italian terracotta figures of Mercury and Minerva attributed to the late 17th century Florentine sculptor Giovanni Baratta.