02 mai 2019

Middle Eastern Art Week led by £5.4 million portrait of Suleyman the Magnificent & 12 artist records

  Lot 129. Property of a Royal Collection. A portrait of Suleyman the Magnificent, by a follower of Gentile Bellini, Italy, probably Venice, circa 1520; oil on panel, framed; painting: 32.5 by 28cm. frame: 42 by 36cm. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 GBP (290,200 - 406,280 EUR). Lot sold 5,323,500 GBP (6,172,085 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- The Arts of the Islamic World sale, which explores over 1,200 years of creativity and craftsmanship across... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2017

Sotheby's Dubai inaugural sale achieves $3.6m & 5 artist records

Ali Banisadr (B. 1976, Iranian), In Medias Res,signed, oil on canvas, 167.6 by 223.5cm.; 66 by 87 3/4 in. Estimate $200,000-300,000. Lot Sold $459,000. Courtesy Sotheby's DUBAI.- Tonight Sotheby's Boundless: Dubai sale achieved a total of $3.6m / £2.8m / €3.1m (pre-sale est. $2.6m – 3.6m) and a sell-through rate of 80%. Bidders in the room, on the phone and online competed to buy works spanning 20th Century and Contemporary Middle Eastern and International art, Design, Photography,... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2016

Sotheby's 'Art of the Middle East and India' brings grand total of £14.7 million across four auctions

 Lot 294. A portrait of Sultan Bayezid I, School of Veronese, Italy, circa 1580. Oil on canvas, inscribed middle right: BAIAZETH.P°./.IIII; painting: 68 by 51cm; framed: 84.5 by 68cm. Estimate £150,000 - 200,000. Lot sold £185,000 ($226,940) to an Institution. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Art of the Middle East & India Week – a unique group of five fascinating sales revealing the interwoven artistic traditions of multiple continents from the ninth century to the present day –... [Lire la suite]