[intro]Highlights of Sotheby’s Old Master Sale[/intro]
Lot 7: Salomon de Bray, Study of a Young Woman in Profile £825k above the high est. of £700.
Lot 9: Gabriel Metsu, A Woman Selling Game from a Stall £1.161m below the low est of £1.2m
Lot 11: Antony van Dyck Portrait of Endymion Porter sells for £2m against £1.5m high
Lot 13: Pieter Breughel the Younger A Flemish Village in Winter explodes to £4.633m even with a £3.5m high est.
Lots 20, 21 & 22: Luca de Tommé panels of the saints each estimated at £600k bring in a range of prices from £847-937k
Lot 34: Zurbaran Portrait of Doctor Juan Martinez Serrano sells at low est. for £825k
Lot 37: Guardi, Masked Figures brings in £1.833m well above the £1.2m est.
Lot 38: Michele Marieschi Venice, Grand Canal just makes the high est. of £800k
Lot 44: George Stubbs, Portrait of Baron de Robeck sells for the low est at £2m.
Lot 46: Rediscovered Constable fails to find a buyer at £300k
Lot 47: Goya Portrait of Duke of Alcudia goes for £2.617m
Lot 48: Turner Virginia Water goes above the £700k high est. for £881k
Lot 12: Baccio Bandinelli, Ancient Hero sells right in range for £657k
Lot 16: Attributed to Francesco Primaticcio, Portrait of a Nobleman makes £769k against £300k high est.
Lot 28: Jusepe de Ribera, Prometheus triples the high est. to sell for £3.849m