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

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2015-06-26 13:16:36

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Will Spring, a previously unpublished picture by Flemish painter Peter Brueghel the Younger, bring $900,000?

Spring, a previously unpublished picture by 16th century Flemish painter Peter Brueghel the Younger, is to auction at Sotheby's New York on June 6.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