Spring by Peter Brueghel the Younger to auction at Sotheby's

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2015-06-26 13:16:36

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Spring by Peter Brueghel the Younger to auction at Sotheby's

Will Spring, a previously unpublished picture by Flemish painter Peter Brueghel the Younger, bring $900,000?

Spring, a previously unpublished picture by 16th century Flemish painter Peter Brueghel the Younger, is to auction at Sotheby's New York on June 6.

Peter Brueghel the Younger auctionA great deal about life in the middle ages can be learnt from Peter Brueghel the Youngers work

Although a number of versions on this subject exist, the present example is among the finest to re-emerge onto the market of late.

Since Peter Brueghel the Younger's work seldom comes to market, a great deal of interest is anticipated.

Featuring Flemish farmers preparing a communal garden for sowing, the work, which dates from the late 1500s, is expected to make $700,000-900,000.

Comparable works by Peter Brueghel the Younger have previously brought seven-figure sums. In July 2001, a signed composition featuring a bustling village scene sold for 3.9m ($5.9m) at Sotheby's.

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