Sotheby’s To Auction Painting by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
Sotheby’s London will offer for sale, on June 2, 2010, one of the finest figure paintings by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875) ever to have appeared on the market. Estimated at £800,000-1,200,000, “Jeune femme à la fontaine” enjoyed an exceptional early provenance before it was requisitioned during WW2 period. It has now been restituted to the heirs of its erstwhile owners and will be one of the centrepieces of Sotheby’s forthcoming sale of 19th Century Paintings.
Jeune femme à la fontaine’s journey through history provides a story that is as compelling as …Related posts:

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Sotheby’s Contemporary Asian Art Spring 2010 Sale
Sotheby’s Hong Kong will hold its Contemporary Asian Art Spring Sale 2010 on 5 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This season’s sale will offer a series of early works by established Chinese artists that are rarely seen on the market, as well as seminal works from prominent Japanese and Korean artists. There will be over 170 extraordinary pieces, with a total estimate in excess of HK$94 million / US$12 million.
Evelyn Lin, Sotheby’s Head of Contemporary Asian Art, said, “Last year, our Contemporary Asian Art Autumn …Related posts:

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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of British Watercolours and Drawings
Sotheby’s London has announced that it will present for sale, in its New Bond Street galleries in London, An Exceptional Eye: A Private British Collection,o n Wednesday, July 14, 2010. The single-owner sale of some 250 lots will have at its heart an exquisite group of 18th and 19th century British Watercolours and Drawings and Portrait Miniatures, which ranks as one of the finest collections of its kind to have come to the market in recent memory. Magnificent Regency furniture will also be offered alongside English sculpture, vertu, clocks, ceramics, …Related posts:

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Countrywide Acquires U.K. Franchise for Sotheby’s International Realty Brand
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced the signing of an exclusive 25-year licensing agreement for the United Kingdom with Countrywide, the U.K.’s largest estate agency and property services group.
Under the agreement, Countrywide has the exclusive license to the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand across the United Kingdom and Channel Islands. Countrywide will create a new subsidiary called United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty to operate its new luxury brokerage business in those regions. As part of the transaction, Countrywide acquired the Sotheby’s International Realty – London office in Mayfair, previously owned …Related posts:

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Peter Stuyvesant Collection Realises 13,590,475 Euro at Sotheby’s Auction
Sotheby’s Amsterdam saleroom was filled to overflowing as the company’s offering of the world-renowned BAT ArtVenture Collection, formerly known as The Peter Stuyvesant Collection became the most heavily sale attended in Sotheby’s history in Amsterdam. The sale – Sotheby’s first auction of 2010 in Amsterdam – exceeded all expectations, achieving the remarkable total of €13,590,475 ($18,597,750 / £ 12,263,600), well in excess of pre-sale expectations (Est. €4,364,200-6,276,300). Presale interest had been huge and more than 500 clients had registered to bid in tonight’s sale – either in person, by phone …Related posts:

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