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    ZORN PORTRAIT TO HIGHLIGHT EUROPEAN ART SALE IN NEW YORK

    Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
    Anders Zorn - A Portrait of the daughters of Ramón Subercaseaux

    Anders Zorn – A Portrait of the daughters of Ramón Subercaseaux  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    A Portrait of the daughters of Ramón Subercaseaux by the Swedish artist Anders Zorn will highlight Sotheby’s 19th century European art sale in New York on November 3.  Zorn was among the most famous living artists at the turn of the twentieth century. He traveled to the United States seven times over the course of his career and was commissioned by some of the most significant names of the Gilded Age, including business tycoons such as Andrew Carnegie, art patrons like Isabella Stuart Gardner, and even three U.S. Presidents. Recently, interest in his work among Americans has been revitalized through a major retrospective exhibition which toured the Legion of Honor in San Francisco and the National Academy in New York City.

    A Portrait of the daughters of Ramón Subercaseaux was commissioned by the influential and wealthy Chilean diplomat and artist, Ramón Subercaseaux, whose daughters, Blanca and Rosaria, are portrayed. The Subercaseaux children had previously been painted by Giovanni Boldini,The painting is expected to fetch $1,000,000-$1,500,000 at auction.