One of Cambi’s departments of excellence, the 19th and 20th Century Paintings enjoys the ever-growing interest of collectors worldwide, always with an important presence in the auction room. The artworks included in Cambi’s auctions of 19th and 20th Century Paintings can be chronologically placed from the early 19th century until the end of the XX century and represent Italian and international artists.
Cambi’s art auctions introduced by this department take place once or twice a year, offering collections of artworks selected by our experts to respond the demands of an art market that is constantly growing. Some of the biggest names introduced by Cambi’s 19th and 20th Century Paintings Department are Telemaco Signorini, an important figure for Florentine Impressionist art movement, Francesco Hayez, leading figure of the Romanticism, Plinio Nomellini, an artist that adopted Divisionism painting syle, the Genoese Figari, Bentivoglio, Sacheri, Sacorotti, Pollonera, Saltini, Ribossi and many others.
Among the artworks that have been the top lots of the Department of 19th and 20th Century Paintings can be remebered a Gorge Washinngton Lambert painting sold for € 52,000, a Franz von Stuck artwork sold for € 112,000 and an Aleksandr Alexandrovich Svedomskij painting sold for € 71,000. Also, Cambi’s Department of 19th and 20th Century Paintings organizes every once in a while monographic sales, such as the one of all artworks originating from “Pettirosso”, Oscar Saccorotti’s private collection Carlo Quaglia. Another monographic sale to be remebered took place in 2010 and enjoyed international attention, Svedomskij brothers Attelier that made Cambi mark important auction records for both of the Russian artists.