28 mai 2012

Prized portrait of Consort Chunhui sold for almost HK$40 million at Bonhams Hong Kong 2012 Spring Auctions

An Imperial portrait of Consort Chunhui. Attributed to Giuseppe Castiglione, Qianlong period. Photo Bonhams HONG KONG.- An Imperial portrait of Consort Chunhui smashed all expectations by selling for HK$39,860,000 at Bonhams Hong Kong 2012 Spring Auctions today, 27 May at the Island Ballroom of the Island Shangri-La Hotel. Intense bidding both on the floor and on the telephone culminated in a Chinese bidder in the room taking home the prized portrait. Attributed to the Italian missionary-artist Giuseppe Castiglione, who served... [Lire la suite]
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