25 mars 2016

A new world record and numerous excellent results in Old Master paintings sale at Koller

Michaelina Wautier (Mond c.1617 - 1689 Brussels), Portrait of Martino Martini, Jesuit missionary in China, 1654. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated upper left: Michaelina Wautier fecit 1654. Chinese inscription upper right: Wei Kuangguo (Chinese title of the sitter). 69.5 x 59 cm. Estimate CHF 7 000 / 10 000. Sold for CHF 480 500. World auction record for the artist. Photo Koller ZURICH.- The week of old masters and antiques auctions at Koller yielded numerous excellent results for works by... [Lire la suite]