Sotheby’s – 19th Century European Art

October 14th, 2011 by

Sotheby’s New York sale of 19th Century European Art on 4 November 2011 presents rare opportunities for collectors across diverse collecting categories. The sale is a showcase for the best of the eclectic artistic styles that flourished throughout the 19th century.

Alma-Tadema’s A Spring Festival (On the Road to the Temple of Ceres), from The Forbes Collection, and Education of the Children of Clovis (School of Vengeance, Training of Clotilde’s Sons), his most accomplished early work of a Merovingian subject, highlight the sale. Other masterpieces in the sale from the Victorian and Edwardian period include works by Edward Robert Hughes, John William Godward and Charles Burton Barber.