Historical department of the auction house, rich in history and tradition, the field dedicated to Old Master Paintings has become in the years a stable reference point in the market.
The period of reference looks at the rich Italian and European artistic panorama between the 14th and the 18th century, and entails the study of works by renowned masters and important regional schools.
The regard and trust gained in time are the outcome of the authority of the experts and their ability of making use also of the advice of professionals in the field. Among the most remarkable awards we remember the "Sacrifice of Isaac", masterpiece of Giuseppe Vermiglio (€ 106,250), the extraordinary canvas by Domenico Piola "Venus and Cupid at the Forge of Vulcan" (€ 97,500). Whereas as regards 15th century works stands out the Tuscan school tondo depicting Mary, Christ and young John the Baptist (€ 93,750).
"Il Ponte held the auction of Furniture, Sculptures, Works of Art and Old Master Paintings on June 9th and 10th, at Palazzo Crivelli. The sale [...] ended with an equivalent of € 1,525,000 with 72% of online awards. Among the most remarkable awards: the oil on canvas by Domenico Piola", which has become part of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Italian State.
Il Sole 24 Ore | 16th June 2020