08 juillet 2020

Murillo Sketches Prove Highlights of Bonhams July Old Master Paintings Sale

Two sketches by the Spanish master Murillo (1618-1682) – Saint Peter receiving the Key, and The Baptism of Christ – were the highlights of Bonhams July Old Masters Sale at New Bond Street. Sold as one lot, they achieved £100,063, having been estimated at £60,000-80,000. The sale made at total of £1,795,000 with 64% sold by lot, and 71% by value. Bonhams Group Head of Pictures Caroline Oliphant commented: "The sale was designed to appeal to a wide range of tastes and we are pleased that so many... [Lire la suite]