Sotheby’s is honored to present for sale a group of outstanding Italian paintings and sculptures, from Renaissance to Mannerism, assembled by Fabrizio Moretti. Though still only in his late 30s, Mr. Moretti has for some years been a leading figure in the field of Italian art. The works included in the sale reflect both the range and the quality for which he is best known.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit two causes very dear to his heart: The Fabrizio Moretti Foundation, which works to give those with certain disabilities access to the therapeutic benefits of horses, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where funds from the sale will be dedicated to the study and conservation of Italian Old Master Paintings.
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Selected Renaissance and Mannerist Works of Art Assembled by Fabrizio Moretti
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Following this week’s sales of Contemporary Art, we are going back in time over 600 years ago to this pair of exquisitely painted gold ground works by Venetian master Lorenzo Veneziano. These highly expressive renderings of St Catherine of Alexandria and St Sigismund of Burgundy are among the highlights of works from the collection of renowned dealer and scholar Fabrizio Moretti. On 29 January 2015, Sotheby’s will offer these and many more outstanding Italian Renaissance & Mannerist works of art assembled by Moretti, the proceeds of which will benefit The Fabrizio Moretti Foundation and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.