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Offbeat: A rare Botticelli painting sold $ 45 million in New York

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This board of Botticelli representing Christ is the third table of a the most expensive rebirth painter sold at auction.

  Un rare tableau de Botticelli vendu 45 millions de dollars aux enchères à New York © Supplied by FranceInfo

A painting by the Italian Renaissance Master Sandro Botticelli, whose works are rare in private collections, was sold more than $ 45 million Thursday at auction at Sotheby's in New York.

At the end of a duel which lasted seven minutes, between two buyers giving their orders on the phone and tightening more than $ 100,000, the number 14 of the sale, Christ as a pain man (" The Man of Sorrows "), was awarded to $ 39.3 million, plus fees and commissions, a total of $ 45.41 million.

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The price is above the estimate given by Sotheby's ($ 40 million), but it is more than twice as much as the record established last year ($ 92.2 million) for A painting of the Master of the Italian Renaissance, the young man holding a medallion.

according to Sotheby's, it is the third painting of a the most expensive Renaissance painter sold, if we count the famous Salvator Mundi, awarded to Leonard de Vinci, who had exploded all the counters in November 2017 Chez Christie's in New York ($ 450 million).

Late work

Christ as a pain man, sold Thursday, is a portrait on the dark background of Jesus, with a deep look, crown of thorns around the head surrounded by angels. His hands, scarified, are hindered by ropes.

According to the experts mentioned by Sotheby's, the painting would go back in the early 1500s, at the end of Sandro Botticelli's life (1445-1510), known for his works exposed to the offices in Florence (spring, birth of Venus) and whose frescoes also adorn the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican.

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According to Sotheby's, the painting, well preserved and surrounded by a golden ornamental framework, had belonged to the 19th century to a famous English cantatrice of the time, Adelaide Kembly Sartoris, then at his heirs. During his last sale at auction in 1963 he had been redeemed for 10,000 pounds sterling.

exposed on the metavers

The auction houses took advantage of a dynamic art market in 2021, after a year 2020 where the pandemic of Covid-19 had weighed on the offer. Sotheby's thus realized in 2021 the highest figure of its history, at $ 7.3 billion.

The sale of Thursday, dedicated to the old masters, took place in the morning in New York and online, to allow European and Asian buyers to participate.

After a tour of the world, the work had been physically exposed in New York. But Sotheby's, who also seeks to take his quarters in the metavers, also created a virtual chapel on his space on the decentralaland platform to show the picture.

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