Estate of Giancarlo Baroni, brought a strong total of $13,859,634, above pre-sale expectations of $8.4 – 12.1 million. Bidders from around the globe filled the salesroom actively pursuing works from the renowned Old Master connoisseur, collector and dealer’s collection, which ranged from 15th century gold ground paintings to works by El Greco, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Bernardo Bellotto and Giovanni Boldini, among others. The sale was led by Eva Gonzalès’ La demoiselle d’honneur, which achieved $2,546,500, more than four times its pre-sale high estimate of $600,000, and a new record for the artist at auction. The evening session alone brought in $11.6 million.
29 & 30 January 2013
Very Heavy well illustrated catalogue, includes the results sheet
Important Old Master Paintings
Various owners including The Polish Institute of Arts, Jewish Museum New York
Mr & Mrs Edwin Webster, Mabel Gabriel, Martha Dick. Alfonso Landa Palm Beach.
Boscobel Restoration, Thomas Virzi, Harry G. Sperling and others.
16th June 1977
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Heavy well illustrated early catalogue, includes the results sheet
Old Master & British Paintings
7th July 2010
Very heavy well illustrated catalogue with fold out pages
Old Master Paintings
2nd November 2016
Heavy well illustrated catalogue, includes the results sheet
“Revolution” is a new multi-departmental concept sale featuring masterworks of fine arts from the 18th and 19th centuries – paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures – that will bring to life the many ways in which the visual arts have documented, illustrated and contributed to the great revolutions – political, philosophical and aesthetic – that made the modern world. The 45-lot sale offered a distinguished and diverse selection of artists such as Boilly, Daumier, David, Géricault, Goya, Ingres, Turner and Vigeé Le Brun. Historical figures represented in the sale include Marie Antoinette, Napoleon, Rousseau, Duke of Orleans and George Washington, among others.
Auction house: Christie’s, New York
Date: 13th April 2016
Condition. Excellent, large format with fold-out pages
(Weight: Very Heavy)