Sunday, January 24, 2010

Top Lots Favored at Christie's Old Master & 19th Century Auction

Christie's Old Master and 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors sale will take place on 27th January at Christie's. View the catalog here!  The exhibition is open Sunday, January 24th, 1-5pm; Monday, January 25th, 10am-8pm; Tuesday, January 26th, 10am-5pm. Inquiries: 212 636 2084. 

KiptonART spoke with Christie's VP, Clare McKeon who gave us her top picks for this week's Old Master and 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors sale. "Encompassing European art from the 15th to 20th centuries, some highlights to watch include Jan Brueghel II's seminal work The Entry of the Animals into Noah’s ArkLouis Leopold Boilly's extraordinary depiction of fashionable Parisian street life The Entrance to the Turkish Garden CafeSamuel Palmer's sublimely romantic The Sleeping Shepherd and Sir William Orpen's charismatic portrait of his wife In Dublin Bay The sale also includes two important collections of Sporting Art with superb examples by British equestrian society painter Sir Alfred Munnings" says Clare McKeon.  Click here to find view McKeon's full list of favorite Lots in the sale

KiptonART Approved!

Photo courtesy of Courtesy of Christie's Images Ltd. 2010

Image of Sir Alfred James Munnings, A Park Meeting, oil on canvas, Estimate: $400,000-600,000


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