Old Masters Today #3

A monthly column featuring mostly lowbrow auction highlights and essential Old Masters news and events. HIGHLIGHTS Originally commissioned by Alfonso I d’Este (1476-1534), this panel (right) was sold at Christie’s and has an absolutely illustrious provenance worth a click to the lot description. The frieze corresponds to a painting at the National Gallery of Art…

Old Masters Today #2

A monthly column featuring mostly lowbrow auction highlights and essential Old Masters news and events. March, so we meet again. No matter where you are based, we’ve all more or less hit the anniversary of global lockdown measures. While most of us can’t travel due to the pandemic, I’ve looked across the pond to *curate*…