“Rowing on the Seine” by Ferdinand Heilbuth returns to France
We were pleased to once again offer a fine selection of important paintings, drawings and sculpture ranging from 17th Century Dutch portraits to 20th British modernist landscapes.
We are thrilled that this season’s magnificent discovery, “Rowing on the Seine” by Ferdinand Heilbuth, a hidden gem of classic French Impressionism, realized $38,400, above its estimate of $15,000 – 25,000. The painting is now beginning a new journey back to Paris.
Additional highlights of the sale include:
- lot 21, Eugene Verboeckhoven’s “The Twins”, realised $38,400
- lot 149, “From Smyrna to Boudja” by Anton Schranz, realised $20,400.
- Our cover lot, “Beach Brittany” by Anne Estelle Rice sold for well above its estimate at $14,000.
Thank you to everyone who participated in this season’s International Art auction at Waddington’s, to those who inquired about the sale, attended the previews and the auction, as well as to our many International bidders who participated over the phone and via Invaluable.com.
We look forward to presenting the Print and Photography Auction in the New Year. Taking place on 11 March 2014, the auction will include John Lennon’s complete Bag One (the set of 13 lithographs) as well as prints by Warhol, Chagall, Picasso, Hockney, Giacometti, Miro, Moore and Bacon, among many others.
We are now accepting consignments; please contact the International Art Department if you are interested in participating.