Tonight’s Evening Sale of Old Master & British Paintings at Sotheby’s in London realised £39,310,750/ $60,660,418/ €54,803,067. “As the market for Old Master & British paintings continues to evolve we’re seeing an ever more discerning and international collector base vying for a greater diversity of works. Whether it’s a work that transcend genres, such as Cranach’s masterpiece, or a ground-breaking still life created by a female artist over four centuries ago, we saw both new and established buyers from Europe, Russia and Asia competing tonight. Paintings spanning five centuries continue to surprise and excite.” —Alex Bell, Joint International Head and Co-Chairman of Sotheby’s Old Master Paintings Department • Six new artists records established • Participants from 30 countries, with buyers from Asia, Russia, the Middle East, and Latin America • Freshness of works: alm

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