James Docharty, “Sheep in an Oak Woodland,” oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches

In this ongoing series for Fine Art Today, we take a longer look at the history and features of a soon-to-be-available artwork of note. This week we highlight a robust upcoming sale at Freeman’s.

Five centuries of Old Master paintings, prints, and sculpture head to the auction block via Freeman’s on November 22 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The auction opens at 11 a.m., and nearly 100 lots are available, among them works by such luminaries as Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Jan van Goyen, Edwin Cooper, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Sir John Everett Millais, Sir Edwin Landseer, Sir Alfred Munnings, and Cecil Kennedy.

Giuseppe Carelli, “Fisherman off the Coast,” oil on canvas, 15 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, “Veduti del Tempio detto della Concordia,” etching, 20 1/4 x 29 inches

To learn more, visit Freeman’s.

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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