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Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (Paris 1755 – 1842)

Portrait of Muhammad Dervish Khan, full-length, holding his sword in a landscape

Signed and dated lower right: L. Vigée Le Brun / 1788
Oil on canvas,
88 3/4 by 55 1/2 in.; 225.5 by 136 cm.
Price realised: 7,185,900 USD (fees included)

Photo credit: Sotheby's

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577 - 1640 Antwerp)

Nude study of a young man with raised arms

bears inscription in brown ink, on made up lower right corner: Rubens
Black chalk, heightened with white; the two right corners cut
491 by 315 mm; 19 3/8 by 12 3/8 in.


Price realised: 8,202,000 USD (fees included)

Photo credit: Sotheby's

Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (Urbino 1483 - 1520 Roma)

A standing soldier in armor seen in profile

bears old attribution on the verso in pen and brown ink, just legible with infrared light: ..Raffaello d’Urbbino.. and a faint pencil inscription, most probably 19th-century, on the left, slightly above the lower margin: Scuola Romana / Raphaele fecit inv.; bears numberings, verso: 2350 (blind stamped, upper centre), C.341 (in red chalk, upper left) and 7 and4 (both black chalk)
Pen and brown ink
272 by 175 mm; 10 3/4 by 8 7/8 in.


Price realised: 795,000 USD (fees included)

Photo credit: Sotheby’s

Orazio Gentileschi (Pisa 1563 - 1639 London)

The fall of the rebel angels

Oil on alabaster, with an arched top
19 5/8 by 15 7/8 in.; 49.8 by 40.3 cm.


Price realised: 3,255,000 USD (fees included)

Photo credit: Sotheby’s

Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (Paris 1755 – 1842)

Portrait of Muhammad Dervish Khan, full-length, holding his sword in a landscape

Signed and dated lower right: L. Vigée Le Brun / 1788
Oil on canvas
88 3/4 by 55 1/2 in.; 225.5 by 136 cm.


Price realised: 7,185,900 USD (fees included)

Photo credit: Sotheby’s

Jan van de Cappelle (Amsterdam 1625/26 – 1679)

A shipping scene on a calm sea, with a number of vessels and figures, and a jetty on the left

Signed with monogram lower right, on boat: IVC
Oil on panel
24 1/2 by 32 3/4 in.; 62.2 by 83.2 cm.


Price realised: 4,815,000 USD (fees included)

Photo credit: Sotheby’s

Follower of Leonardo da Vinci, 17th century

Mona Lisa

Oil on canvas, unframed
29 by 21 in.; 73.5 by 53.3 cm.


Price realised: 1,695,000 USD (fees included)

Photo credit: Sotheby’s

Author: Enrico Cavaliere |Date: February 10, 2019

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