The 2018 Master Paintings Evening Sale at Sotheby’s includes rare and exciting masterpieces from the 14th to the 19th centuries. A large gold ground by the rare trecento artist Agnolo Gaddi, an early depiction of Lucretiaby Lucas Cranach the Elder, and a pair of exquisite still lifes by the pioneering female artist Fede Galizia are amongst the many notable early works in the sale. Titian’s masterful, large-scale St Margaret and the Dragon, a captivating portrait by Velazquez in collaboration with Pietro Martire Neri and a charming portrait of Prince Willem II of Orange as a young boy are also major highlights. The 17th century section of the sale includes a grand, stunning landscape by Jan Wijnants and Adrian van de Velde, a rare work by the important artist Bartolomeo Manfredi and a rediscovered painting of Roman Charity from Willem Drost’s brief Italian period. A pair of Venetian scenes by Canaletto, an early and important painting of Winter by Nicolas Lancret, a rare painting of Venice by David Roberts and a large-scale composition by Lagrenée lead the 18th century section. We invite you to join us in our York Avenue galleries to view these and many more of the fantastic Old Master Paintings on offer this winter.