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Auction Record Set For The Lyon Master

3 min read  ·  04 Jul 2024

Venice: The Grand Canal looking East, with the churches of Santa Maria della Carità, and Santa Maria della Salute beyond. Image courtesy of Christie's

Venice: The Grand Canal looking East, with the churches of Santa Maria della Carità, and Santa Maria della Salute beyond. Image courtesy of Christie's

The Lyon Master, Venice: The Grand Canal looking East, with the churches of Santa Maria della Carità, and Santa Maria della Salute beyond (Undated) sold for $239,800, more than three times the low estimate at Christie's in London on July 3. The oil on canvas work has been traded twice in the past.

The sale beat the artist’s previous auction record by $135,500, a 125% rise.

Venice A View Of The Palazzo Ducale From The Bacino Di San Marco. Image courtesy of Sotheby's

Venice A View Of The Palazzo Ducale From The Bacino Di San Marco. Image courtesy of Sotheby's

The previous record was set by Venice A View Of The Palazzo Ducale From The Bacino Di San Marco (Undated), which sold for $104,300 at Sotheby's on November 05, 2013.

Sale DateTitlePriceRecord IncreaseVenueCity
2024-07-03Venice: The Grand Canal looking East, with the churches of Santa Maria della Carità, and Santa Maria della Salute beyond$239,800130 %Christie'sLondon
2013-11-05Venice A View Of The Palazzo Ducale From The Bacino Di San Marco$104,30012 %Sotheby'sLondon
1984-04-06Venice, The Entrance To The Grand Canal; Venice, The Molo$93,000-Christie'sLondon