Old Master Sculpture & Works Of Art
Close rate: 47.50% (38/80)
Auction introduction: Sotheby’s July sale of Old Master Sculpture & Works of Art is led by three exceptional Renaissance and Baroque bronzes: A powerful Hercules Farnese attributed to Giovanni Francesco Susini, a version of Alessandro Algardi’s celebrated Baptism of Christ, and a newly discovered bronze of Diana and her hounds by Giuseppe Piamontini. These are joined by diverse masterpieces from the Middle Ages to Neoclassicism, including a superb, rediscovered terracotta group of Silenus and putti by Louis-Félix Delarue, and two marble reliefs of Emperors which are new additions to the oeuvre of Gregorio di Lorenzo. The sale will be open for bidding between 30 June and 6 July.