Tuesday, November 4, 2014

'Pop-Up' exhibition of 19th Century Art

-By Donato Giancola

In case you had some extra cash lying around, or if not, then an afternoon to spend, Sotheby's has a wonderful collection of art on exhibit for a Fall auction this coming November 6th.  Some of my favorites from browsing online are sampled below.  While these works are pulled together for the needs of the auction, the overall abundance of quality turns this from a mere sales exhibit to a stunning show of 19th Century Art that rivals the collection from many museums!

I may see you early this week on the upper east side of Manhattan...

New York City Exhibition Hours

Fri, 31 Oct 14 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT
Sat, 01 Nov 14 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM EDT
Sun, 02 Nov 14 | 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM EST
Mon, 03 Nov 14 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM EST
Tue, 04 Nov 14 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM EST
Wed, 05 Nov 14 | 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM EST 
 Sotheby's1334 York Avenue
New York 10021 US
Tel: 212 606 7000

Sotheby’s November 6th auction of 19th Century European Art in New York brings together the very best examples by celebrated artists from this diverse collecting category. Highlights include discoveries such as Franz von Stuck’s iconic symbolist masterpiece Die Sünde, as well as important Orientalist subjects by Ludwig Deutsch and Frederick Arthur Bridgman, and major paintings by Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, Federico Zandomeneghi, Joaquín Sorolla, William Bouguereau and Jean Leon Gérôme, among others. A period life-sized Mannequin Articulé will also be offered, providing insight into the process of creation in a 19th century artist’s studio.


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    Sound like a plan?

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