03 juillet 2012

Sotheby's announces previously unrecorded Canaletto comes to light after over a century

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, Venice 1697-1768, Campo San Giacomo di Rialto, Venice, pen and brown ink and grey wash, 246 by 372mm est. £300,000-500,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- An unsolicited phone call to Sotheby’s Paris has revealed the remarkable existence of a previously unrecorded Canaletto, Campo di San Giacomo di Rialto, to be offered in Sotheby’s Old Master Drawings sale on the 4th July. Unsuspecting its true value, the current owners have kept this rare drawing preserved – unknown to scholars - for over a... [Lire la suite]
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