World record for Artemisia Gentileschi at €4,8M

The prestigious auction held by the Old Master & 19th Century Art department on 13th of November 2019 totalises €9.2M, bringing the annual result to €23M in this field..


Artemisia Gentileschi
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1652)
Sold for €4.777.000

The sale was dominated by Lucretia, Artemisia Gentileschi's masterpiece recently discovered in a Lyon collection where it stayed for nearly 40 years. After a long bidding battle, the painting was sold for €4.777.000, multiplying its estimate by 8 and setting a new world auction record for the artist.


The evening was punctuated by several other remarkable results, both for paintings and drawings: €182.000 for Jean-Honoré Fragonard's Education of the dog, €257.000 for Fedot Vasilevich Sychkov's Peasant celebrations in the snow and €591.800 for Cesare Magni's magnificent Virgin and Child.



Expo artemisia
Exhibition at Artcurial from 9th to 13th November 2019


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