Antonio Zanchi

Hercules And Cacus

Found at Sothebys, London
The Barbara Piasecka Johnson Collection: Renaissance & Baroque Masterworks., Lot 23
8. Jul - 8. Jul 2009
Estimate: 15.000 - 20.000 GBP
Price realised: 39.650 GBP
Antonio Zanchi
ESTE NEAR PADUA 1631 - 1722 VENICE
HERCULES AND CACUS
oil on canvas
181.3 by 132 cm.; 71 3/8 by 52 in.
Anonymous sale, Rome, Christie's, 1 December 1988, lot 274, where acquired by the present owner.

Upper estimate price exceeded by 98%

This artwork by Antonio Zanchi achieved an unexpectedly high price at Sothebys in London in July 2009. In the The Barbara Piasecka Johnson Collection: Renaissance & Baroque Masterworks. auction, the work Hercules And Cacus sold for GBP 39,650 (€ 44,991) - well above the upper estimate of GBP 20,000. However, buyers have had to dig much deeper into their pockets for other works by Antonio Zanchi - we have observed the highest auction result to date for the work An Allegory of Time, which sold at auction in July 2008 for GBP 73,250 (€ 93,065).

Oberer Schätzpreis um 98% übertroffen

Dieses Kunstwerk von Antonio Zanchi erzielte im Juli 2009 bei Sothebys in London einen unerwartet hohen Preis. In der Auktion The Barbara Piasecka Johnson Collection: Renaissance & Baroque Masterworks. wurde die Arbeit Hercules And Cacus für GBP 39.650 (€ 44.991) versteigert – und damit weit über dem oberen Schätzpreis von GBP 20.000. Für andere Arbeiten von Antonio Zanchi mussten die Käufer allerdings auch schon deutlich tiefer in die Tasche greifen – das bisher höchste Auktionsergebnis haben wir für die Arbeit An Allegory of Time beobachtet, die im Juli 2008 für GBP 73.250 (€ 93.065) versteigert wurde.

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