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A Record for a Bernini Male Nude

Result EUR1,937,500
Published on , by Philippe Dufour
Auction on 20 March 2021 - 14:00 (CET) - 18, rue des Cordeliers - 60200 Compiègne

The drawing by the master of Baroque art, recently discovered by the Compiègne auction house and making its debut at auction, was bound to light up the proceedings. And its monumental result confirmed its creator.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), Male Nude, sanguine with light white chalk highlights,... A Record for a Bernini Male Nude

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), Male Nude, sanguine with light white chalk highlights, 56 x 42.5 cm (22 x 16.7 in).
Result: €1,937,500

Estimated at €30,000/50,000, this sanguine by Gian Lorenzo Bernini soared up to €1,937,500 after a fierce bidding battle on the live auction site and by phone, and was finally carried off by an American collector. The score…
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Saturday 20 March 2021 - 14:00 (CET) - Live
18, rue des Cordeliers - 60200 Compiègne
Actéon - Compiègne Enchères
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