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Greek works at Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings Sale

Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings Department offers the very best examples of works from one of the richest and most varied periods in art history. Highlights of the sale are the important Greek works including fine examples by Constantinos Volanakis, Nikos Hadjikiriakos-Ghika.and Nikolaos Gyzis.

Also include the Spanish painter Joaquín Sorolla’s Niños en la playa (Children on the Beach), which has been in the artist’s family since the late 1950s and now appears at auction for the first time; and an iconic interior by the Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi, whose work prompted intense international bidding in our equivalent spring auction last year. These works are complemented by important paintings spanning all of Europe’s regions and schools.