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Lot 1: Fiorentino Madonna & Child with a Goldfinch makes high est. mark $240k
Lot 2: Lippi Christ on the Cross tops est. at $100k
Lot 3: Granacci sells very low at $300k against $500k low est.
Lot 4: Antwerp Adoration triptych passes at $650k
Lot 5: St. John the Evangelist struggles to get to $85k and passes.
Lot 6: Cranach, Bacchus at the Wine Vat stalls out at $2.1m and passes.
Lot 7: Cranach, Judith and Holofernes, Cranach lovers are clearly out there because this small painting is getting the bids and marching over the high est. of $700k to sell for $720k hammer.
Lot 8: Passes at $190k
Lot 9: van Veerendael Still life of flowers sells for the low est. of $300k
Lot 10: Breughel The Four Elements climbs toward the low estimate of $2m but can only make $1.9m but sells.
Lot 11: attributed to Testa An Allegory of Autumn chugs right past the high est. to grab $350k as a final bid.
Lot 12: Empoli, Adam and Eve with Cain and Abel passes at $170k
Lot 13: Bassano The Circumcision passes at $120k
Lot 14: Carracci, The Vision of St. Francis opens with commission bid at $280k and sprints right past the high est. to make $700k.
Lot 15: landscape passes at $170k against $300k low est.
Lot 16: Giordano, Triumph of Bacchus passes at $380k
Lot 17: Passes at $180k
Lot 18: Passes at $70k
Lot 19: ter Brugghen Mocking of Christ gets to $620k but can’t make the $800k low est.–passes
Lot 20: Georges de la Tour studio Young Boy goes above $80k high est. for $85k
Lot 21: Bloemaert Two Boys Singing passes just below the low at $400k
Lot 22: Jan Steen A Village Wedding sells for $300k (low est.)
Lot 23: Jacob Duck Allegory of Faith several bidders get it up to $450k
Lot 24: van Beyeren Pronk still life passes at $420k against $600k low est.
Lot 25: Frans Snyders Fruit in a Tazza passes painfully at $380k against $400k low est.
Lot 26: Vrancx The Four Seasons commission bidder takes it to $280k, almost the high est.
Lot 27: Breughel Animals into Noah’s Ark there are bidders to $2.5m and it sells there.
Lot 28: Rubens Alexander and Roxana sells for $450
Lot 29: Gandolfi Diana & Callisto makes the est. range easily with new bidder coming in at $950k; then pushing to $1.5m where bids start getting chopped with a new bidder at $1.65m; but still going over $2m; still coaxing bids into $100k increments. Now picking up pace to $3m. Two bidders still at it in the $3m range. Lot found in a South Carolina nursing home sells for $3.6m that’s three times the high est.
Lot 30: Carlevarijs View of Piazza San Marco gains steam after the $1m mark before selling at $1.6m
Lot 31: Oudry The Watchful Doe sells for $900k
Lot 32: Hubert sells for $200k
Lot 33: Hubert Pont sur le Torrent only gets to $1.6m and passes.
Lot 34: Boucher drawing sells below low est. at $130k hammer
Lot 35: Fragonard drawing makes $280k just below low est. but sells.
Lot 36: Pater Fete Galante passes at $310k
Lot 37: Boilly Turkish Garden Cafe starts quite low in the $1m range but motors up to the low est. of $3m to sell for $4m
Lot 38: Koekkoek Skaters on a Waterway cracks the $300k high est.
Lot 39: Corot L’Etoile du Berger stalls out at $1m and passes.
Lot 40: Grimshaw November $380k
Lot 41: Corot Ville d’Avray makes $280k
Lot 42: Israels In Grandfather’s Arms passes at $85k
Lot 43: Harlamoff The Little Mother passes very close at $560k
Lot 44: Sorbi The Huntsmen’s Lunch sells for $22ok
Lot 45: Bouguereau Amour Voltigeant can’t quite get to the $500k low est. and passes at $400k
Lot 46: Madrazo Portrait of Aline Mason sells for $180k
Lot 47: Raffaelli Elegante sur le boulevard sells below the $300k est. for $260k
Lot 48: Circle of Robert Peake passes at $60k
Lot 49: Circle or Robert Peake passes at $48k
Lot 50: Circle or Robert Peake passes at $50k
Lot 51: van Ceulen Portraits sells for $150k against $200 est.
Lot 52: Willaerts Embarkation of the Elector Palantine passes at $120k
Lot 53: Joli passes at $190k
Lot 54: Panini View of Piazza del Popolo sells for $1m above the $800k high est.
Lot 55: Joseph Wright of Derby Study of an Old Man sells for $130k
Lot 56: Gainsborough Landscape passes at $1.7m against $2m
Lot 57: Palmer Sleeping Shepherd slow bidding at $2m but passes excruciatingly at $2.3m
Lot 58: Orpen In Dublin Bay climbs to the high est. of $1m and makes $1.15m