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» Listings for July 2013

  1. Recently Sold records are being updated to link to the original item listing as it appeared on the site. To access this information please click on the underlined sale date beneath the item description on the Recently Sold page. All new sales will be linked automatically but previous records will be updated in due course.

  2. Further to my blog of June 14 2013 relating to the offering of Barbaro watercolour - possibly Amy Barbaro, note that Canterbury Auction Galleries are re-offering the study "Shoulder length portrait of a woman possibly the artist's wife Amy Barbaro signed G. Barbaro" on 6th August 2013 with a revised estimate of  £300-£400. 

    Possibly Amy Barbaro at auction Canterbury 06.08.13


    Compare the above study with the following thought to be an image of Amy in her younger years :


    Amy Barbaro in her younger years. Image courtesy of Clerkenwell Fine Arts.

    More details at the following link : Giovanni Barbaro 3

    Image courtesy of Clerkenwell Fine Arts.




  3. Interesting to note that a pair of Hassan el Yashmid prints entitled "Pair of Arabian City study prints After Giovanni Barbaro", estimated at Euro 100-150, are being offered by Sheppard's Irish Auction House on 9th July at 1030. (Lot 628). The listing states that Giovanni Barbaro's Orientalist works were signed Hassam el Yashmid. Please view the link below and enter lot 628 in the search box :


    Will be interesting to see the results.

    Failed to reach the reserve (Euro100.-).