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OLD MASTER WEEK REMASTERED: OLD MASTERS FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.E. SAFRA – SELLING WITHOUT RESERVE

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OLD MASTER WEEK

 REMASTERED: OLD MASTERS FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.E. SAFRA – SELLING WITHOUT RESERVEPaintings from the Baroque through 19th Century

OLD MASTERSPaintings by Jacob Ruisdael, Giuseppe Vermiglio, Benjamin West, Balthasar van der Ast, Giovanni Paolo Panini, Martin van Cleve, Lucas Cranach the Younger

 LIVE AUCTIONS: 24, 25 MAYON VIEW: 20-24 MAY

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REMASTERED: OLD MASTERS FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.E. SAFRAGUSTAVE COURBET (ORNANS 1819-1877 LA TOUR-DE-PEILZ)Castle of Chillon (Château de Chillon)signed ‘G. Courbet’ (lower right)oil on canvas27 1/4 x 37 5/8 in. (69.2 x 95.7 cm.)$300,000-500,000
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GIUSEPPE VERMIGLIO (?ALESSANDRIA C.1585-C.1635 ?LOMBARDY)Christ before Pilateoil on canvas47 1/4 x 68 3/4 in. (120 x 174.6 cm.)$400,000-600,000

New York – Following a spectacular series of January sales that totaled more than $62 million, Christie’s is proud to present the spring edition of Old Masters Week. The cycle begins on 24 May at 4 p.m. EDT, with the second installment of Remastered: Old Masters from the Collection of J.E. Safra – Selling Without Reserve, and concludes the following morning – 25 May – at 10 a.m. EDT, with the seasonal Old Masters various-owner sale. This series offers collectors and connoisseurs the opportunity to acquire works from the Renaissance to the 19th century, with pictures at all price levels. Explore the sales of Old Master Week in person at our Rockefeller Center galleries in New York on 20–24 May.

REMASTERED: OLD MASTERS FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.E. SAFRA – SELLING WITHOUT RESERVE:

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REMASTERED: OLD MASTERS FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.E. SAFRAANGELICA KAUFFMAN, R.A. (CHUR, GRAUBÜNDEN 1741-1807 ROME) AND STUDIOPenelope awakened by Euryclea with the news of Ulysses’ Returnoil on canvas, unlined31 x 41 1/8 in. (78.7 x 104.5 cm.)$150,000-250,000
REMASTERED: OLD MASTERS FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.E. SAFRAJAN BRUEGHEL II (ANTWERP 1601-1678)An extensive landscape with travelers before a windmilloil on copper7 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (19 x 26.5 cm.)$100,000-150,000

The second sale of works from this collection showcases paintings from the Baroque through to the 19th Century. Highlights include, Gustave Courbet’s Castle of Chillon (Château de Chillon), Angelica Kauffman’s Penelope awakened by Euryclea, and Jan Brueghel II’s Landscape with a windmill, figures and houses. The selection traverses the Dutch Golden Age with images of music-makers from Eglon Hendrick van der Neer and Pieter de Hooch, and landscapes by Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Hubert Robert and Adrien Manglard. There is also a fantastic range of 19th century paintings with artists including Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Harald Sohlberg, and Philippe Rousseau. Selling without reserve, the works are united in their accessibility and universal appeal in theme and price.

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