A Venetian Legacy

Sotheby’s London
4 December 2017 / 9:00

A Venetian Legacy

A Venetian Legacy

Private Tour of the old masters and decorative art sales “A Venetian Legacy”, Sotheby’s

On the 4th of December 2017 FAI UK – The Italian Heritage Trust was hosted by Sotheby’s London at a boardroom breakfast and private view of the old masters and decorative arts sale “A Venetian Legacy”.

Passionately assembled by a discreet private collector, this collection of fine Italian furniture, Old Master paintings and sculpture is a personal homage to Venice. Highlights from this region include Fortune Teller by Pietro Longhi and A Mediterranean Port View by Luca Carlevarijs, the pioneer of Venetian vedute. Making a rare appearance at auction are two armorial roundels by Giovanni Della Robbia, and an important Renaissance table from Florence with the coat of arms of the Canigiani family.

FAI UK supporters at Sotheby's during the private tour of the sale "A Venetian Legacy"

FAI UK supporters at Sotheby’s during the private tour of the sale “A Venetian Legacy”

FAI UK Trustee Anna Somers Cocks OBE talking about FAI during the breakfast at Sotheby's

FAI UK Trustee Anna Somers Cocks OBE talking about FAI during the breakfast at Sotheby’s

FAI UK breakfast in the Sotheby's boardroom

FAI UK breakfast in the Sotheby’s boardroom

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