28 juin 2011

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to Retain Ownership of Eglon van der Neer Painting

Portrait of a Man and Woman in an Interior, about 1666 by Eglon van der Neer (Dutch, 1634–1703). Oil on panel. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Seth K. Sweetser Fund. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MA.- Research conducted by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), about the provenance, or history of ownership, of its painting Portrait of a Man and Woman in an Interior (1665–67) by Dutch artist Eglon van der Neer (1634–1703), has led to an agreement with the estate of German art dealer Walter Westfeld (1889–1945), enabling... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2011

Paul Poiret, Madeleine Vionnet & Jean Patou @ Aponem Deburaux

Manteau du soir, griffé Paul Poiret, vers 1925. Photo Aponem Deburaux satin ivoire, col de renard blanc, décor de fleurons, en application de lamé or, dentelle brodée cornély, fil d or et perles de verre or, doublure lamé or (légère usure à la doublure au niveau de l'épaule). Estimation : 1000/1500€ Un manteau comparable dans les techniques, ivoire avec application de lamé or brodé, col de fourrure blanche et doublure lamé or, daté de 1922 figure dans le catalogue du Metropolitan Museum, Harold Koda, Poiret, pp. 150 à 153 ... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2011

Record for a Sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings and Drawings at Sotheby's

The sale’s highest price of €1,241,252/$1,773,492 was paid by a French buyer for an exceptional set of seven sketches made by Jean-François de Troy. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- The final sale of the season at Sotheby’s Paris, devoted to Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings, yielded €7.6m – the highest total for a sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings by Sotheby’s France to date, including three world records. Pierre Etienne, Head of the Old Master Paintings & Drawings Department,... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2011

Nationalmuseum in Stockholm Announces New Acquisition: Elizabeth I by Nicholas Hilliard

Nicholas Hilliard, Elizabeth I. Photo: Nationalmuseum STOCKHOLM.- The collection of portrait miniatures at Nationalmuseum has been enriched with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England. The artist behind the portrait was the official court painter and the first grand name in English miniature painting, Nicholas Hilliard (1547-1619). The miniature is dated to 1586-87, when the Queen was in her fifties. There are about twenty known portraits depicting Queen Elizabeth I by Hilliard’s hand. Hilliard was the only artist authorized... [Lire la suite]
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