The Main Royal Sale Is Coming


From April, 25 to 27 vintage Masters, antiques, jewelry and nineteenth century art work will all be going underneath the hammer at Dorotheum. any such prestigious sale deserves a royal front, so first stop, Austria.
A painting of the Empress Elisabeth of Austria, begins lawsuits. The 15-12 months-old princess may be seen excessive above the backdrop of the citadel Possenhofen on Lake Starnberger See.

The Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I acquired the portrait of his fiancée on Christmas day 1853. In August of that equal 12 months, he and Elisabeth “Sisi” had betrothed to awful Ischl, wherein they met on Franz Joseph’s birthday.

The painting changed into in his ownership till the death of Franz Joseph in 1916.

After this, his heirs from the house of Habsburg brought it to public sale at Dorotheum, where it’s going to go beneath the hammer on 25th April.

Check out the video beneath for the story behind this extremely good piece.

Franz Xaver Gruber (Vienna 1801-1862) – Rose with butterflies, dragonfly and bird, oil / canvas, 98 x 115 cm, signed and dated, 1836

Like his two siblings, Carl Franz and Katharina, the Austrian painter Franz Xaver Gruber dedicated his creative abilties to portray flora. His nevertheless life with poppies and butterflies became a notable success on the Paris world Exhibition of 1855, incomes him the nickname Distelgruber, it really is ”first-rate thistle” to you and me.

Maarten De Vos (Antwerp 1532-1603) oil / wood, 77 x 135 cm

on this work Maarten de Vos, depicts an episode of Greek mythology defined by means of the Roman poet Ovid in his Metamorphoses. The musical gadgets suggest that the muses are in opposition with every different.

Apollonio di Giovanni’s monumental work suggests the conflict between Gaus Julius Caesar and Gnaeus Pompey Magnus at some point of the Roman Civil conflict (forty nine-forty five BC) the struggle in which Ceaser appointed himself a dictator for life.

Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793) – St. Mark’s Square in Venice, oil / canvas, 26.5 x 45.5 cm

Both vintage Masters and nineteenth century painters who’ve depicted the dreamy cityscapes of Venice might be featured in Dorotheum’s auctions. amongst them is the 18th century Italian master, Francesco Guardi, who has depicted St. Mark’s square together with his loose brush-work, typical of his fashion.

Apollonio di Giovanni (Florence around 1415 / 17-1465) – The Battle of Pharsalos, tempera with gold / wood, 40.5 x 157.2 cm

One hundred years after Guardi, Duesseldorf panorama painter Oswald Achenbach committed himself to shooting the splendor of the Santa Maria della Salute church, which stands at the entrance of the Grand Canal.

Oswald Achenbach (Dusseldorf 1827-1905) – Venice, view of the Piazzetta with the Biblioteca Marciana and Santa Maria della Salute and the Dogana, oil / canvas, 138,5 x 196 cm, signed

The baroque church become erected within the seventeenth century as a praise for the redemption of the plague, which claimed the lives of a 3rd of the population of Venice.
Carlo Canelli chose to portray what visitors could see of St. Mark’s square from beneath the colonnades of the Doge’s Palace. This sort of illustration changed into surely precise to Veduta art work of Venice.

Carlo Canelli – View from the portico of the Doge’s Palace in Venice on the Piazza San Marco and the Campanile, oil / canvas, 89 x 133.5 cm, signed

From masters of art to masters of porcelain, portions by way of the famous Meissen manufacturing unit with be featured in the sale, along with those nineteenth century examples based on designs via Meissner Meister Johann Joachim okayändler from round 1740 and 1760.

And if it is some thing sparkly you are after, check out a few of our favourite pieces of jewellery developing on the market on April 27.