05 mars 2009

Italian, circa 1800, set of ten profile reliefs of roman emperors

Italian, circa 1800, set of ten profile reliefs of roman emperors mounted on tortoiseshell in a gilt wood frame, ivory. 25 by 18.5cm., 9¾ by 7¼in. Estimate 1,000—1,500 GBP. Sotheby's. Paintings, Furniture And Works Of Art From The Collection Of Gianni Versace Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio. 18 Mar 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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05 mars 2009

Italian, Antinous

Italian, Antinous on a stone base, white marble. 46cm., 18in. Estimate 1,000—2,000 GBP Sotheby's. Paintings, Furniture And Works Of Art From The Collection Of Gianni Versace Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio. 18 Mar 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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05 mars 2009

A coral ground, enamelled bowl Four-character mark of The Yongzheng Emperor

A coral ground, enamelled bowl. Four-character mark of The Yongzheng Emperor Decorated with three flowerheads beside a design of scrolling foliage; the mark in underglaze blue. 12cm (nearly 5in) diameter. Sold for £2,520 Footnote: For a similar bowl with a ruby ground, said to be mark and period of the Yongzheng Emperor, see the British Museum example illustrated in Soame Jenyns 'Later Chinese Porcelain' [plate LIX]. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2009

A celadon bowl

A celadon bowl The heavily potted bowl with high rounded sides, supported on a straight foot ring, the interior with impressed design of two dignitaries seated on a throne amongst other standing figures.15.7cm (6¼in) diameter. (2). Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 Unsold. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd)
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05 mars 2009

Italian, first half 19th century. After the Antique. Bust of Apollo Belvedere

Italian, first half 19th century. After the Antique. Bust of Apollo Belvedere on a modern black marble base. white marble. overall: 82cm., 32¼in. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Paintings, Furniture And Works Of Art From The Collection Of Gianni Versace Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio. 18 Mar 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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05 mars 2009

Circle of Anne Louis Girodet de Roucy Trioson, called Girodet Trioson. A classical scene with a youth being led away...

Circle of Anne Louis Girodet de Roucy Trioson, called Girodet Trioson. A classical scene with a youth being led away from a young nymph by his father, possibly Pyramus being lead away from Thisbe inscribed on the reverse: Il Marchese di Gioiosa Caracciolo / ........ 18...... / ed all'ornatissimo Sigr: Conte Filiberto Avogadro di Colobiano etc. etc. / D.D.D. oil on canvas, unlined. 89 by 73 cm.; 35 by 28 3/4 in. Estimate 10,000—15,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Probably Don Francesco Caracciolo, Marchese della Gioiosa (1783-1832);Conte... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2009

Four kraak blue and white bowls Late Ming Dynasty

Four kraak blue and white bowls Late Ming Dynasty Sold for £840 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd)
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05 mars 2009

An impressive celadon oviform vase 14th/15th century

An impressive celadon oviform vase 14th/15th century Boldly decorated with formal lotus above vertical lines; the celadon ending irregularly above the orange biscuit of the cylindrical foot. 31cm (12in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 Unsold.Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd)
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05 mars 2009

"Vermeer, Rembrandt and the Golden Age of Dutch Art" @ Vancouver Art Gallery

Johannes Vermeer, The Love Letter, c. 1669–70, oil on canvas. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam , Purchased with support from the Rembrandt Society © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam VANCOUVER.- Vermeer, Rembrandt and the Golden Age of Dutch Art: Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum at the Vancouver Art Gallery will be the largest and most significant collection of 17th century Dutch art ever presented in Canada. On view from May 10 to September 13, 2009, the exhibition of 128 works of art features some of the finest paintings by... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2009

"Le Grand monde d’Andy Warhol" @ Grand Palais, Paris

Andy Warhol, Ethel Scull 36 times (détail), 1963, 202,6 x 363,2 cm - Whitney Museum of American Art / Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - © Andy Warhol Foundation for the visual arts inc./ Adagp, Paris 2009 En 1962, Andy Warhol peint les portraits de Marilyn Monroe, de sa rivale Liz Taylor, réinterprète La Joconde et Elvis Presley. A partir de 1967 et jusqu’à sa mort en 1987, il réalise, sur commande, les portraits de dizaines de personnalités diverses, célèbres ou inconnues, offrant à un monde fasciné par... [Lire la suite]
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