17 mars 2010

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, "Veduta dell Interio dell Ansiteatro Flavio" and "Altra Veduta del Tempo della Sibilla in Tivoli"

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778), "Veduta dell Interio dell Ansiteatro Flavio" and "Altra Veduta del Tempo della Sibilla in Tivoli" photo Bonhams copper engravings, the latter trimmed and laid down. 44 x 67cm. (2) - Sold for £624 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture & European & Oriental WOA, 17 Mar 2010. Oxford www.bonhams.com
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17 mars 2010

Giovanni Battista Brustolon (Italian, 1712-1796) Die Jovis postrema Bacchanaliorum Serenisimus Princeps e ducali Palatio<...

Giovanni Battista Brustolon (Italian, 1712-1796) Die Jovis postrema Bacchanaliorum Serenisimus Princeps e ducali Palatio; Habita a Serenisimo Duce in Basilica D.Marci, after Canaletto. photo courtesy Bonhams engravings, 48 x 60cm - in maple frames. (2) - Sold for £780 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture & European & Oriental WOA, 17 Mar 2010. Oxford www.bonhams.com
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13 mars 2010

Old Master drawings exhibited by Katrin Bellinger @ TEFAF

Maarten Van Heemskerck (1498-1574)? The Story of Susannah: as Susannah is led away to be put to death, the boy Daniel denounces his Elders. Traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink, indented with the stylus; 193 x 248 mm A superb group of Old Master drawings will be shown by Katrin Bellinger on the stand of Bernheimer-Colnaghi at TEFAF, the world’s leading art and antiques fair, which takes place at the Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre (MECC) in the Netherlands from Friday 12 to Sunday 21 March 2010. Stand 306 ... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2010

"Tulips in Amsterdam" @ The Rijksmuseum

Herman Henstenburgh, Bloemen in vaas met Atalanta AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum is exhibiting its most beautiful prints and drawings of tulips from the 17th and 18th centuries. Individual tulips, tulips in bouquets, in the garden, as the design for a silver ornament, and featured in allegorical scenes. The highlight of the presentation will be the tulip book created by Jacob Marrel between 1637 and 1639. Complete tulip books are extremely rare, and the Marrel is seldom exhibited in public. Jacob Marrel’s tulip book was probably a... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2010

"The Printmaker’s Art" @ National Gallery of Scotland

Albrecht Durer, "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" from "The Apocalypse Revelation of Saint John the Divine". Woodcut on paper: 39.20 x 28.20 cm (to edge of block). National Gallery of Scotland. EDINBURGH.- A collection of iconic prints, by some of the finest European artists of the past 500 years, will be on show at the National Gallery of Scotland this spring. "The Printmaker’s Art" will highlight the enormous skill of artists such as Rembrandt, Piranesi, Hogarth, Manet and Whistler, and will... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2010

"Looking at Michelangelo" @ The Courtauld Gallery

Michelangelo (1475-1564) Christ on the Cross, c. 1555-60. Black chalk on paper, 27.5 cm x 23.4 cm. The Courtauld Gallery, London A special display of rare Italian sixteenth century drawings and prints from The Courtauld Gallery’s outstanding permanent collection will complement the exhibition Michelangelo’s Dream, on view from 18 February to 16 May 2010. Highlights of this rich group will be three autograph drawings by Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), ranging from his early period in Florence to his very last years in Rome... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2010

"Michelangelo's Dream" @ The Courtauld Gallery

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) Dream of Human Life, c. 1533 ©The Courtauld Gallery ‘Drawings the like of which have never been seen…’ Giorgio Vasari, 1568 Michelangelo’s masterpiece The Dream (Il Sogno) has been described as one of the finest of all Renaissance drawings and it is amongst The Courtauld Gallery’s greatest treasures. Executed in c. 1533 when Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) was at the height of his career, it exemplifies his unrivalled skill as a draughtsman and his extraordinary powers of invention.... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2010

Sant' Angelo In Vado, Marches 1540/42 - 1609 Ancona

Federico Zuccaro (Sant' Angelo In Vado, Marches 1540/42 - 1609 Ancona) Submission of the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa to Pope Alexander III. photo Sotheby's Pen and brown ink and gray-brown wash over traces of black chalk and slight traces of red chalk. 10 5/8 by 16 1/2 in; 270 by 420 mm. Est. 120,000—160,000 USD. Lot Sold 194,500 USD PROVENANCE: Sir Peter Lely (L.2092) NOTE: This is an important addition to the existing corpus of studies for Federico's painting in the Sala del Gran Consiglio in the Palazzo Ducale,... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2010

Three drawings of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Il Guercino @ Sotheby's NY, Old Master Drawings sale

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Il Guercino (Cento 1591 - 1666 Bologna), Saint Peter. photo Sotheby's Red chalk within red chalk framing lines, on paper laid down on canvas; bears ink numbering on the backing: III. 10 5/8 by 8 in; 270 by 204 mm. Est. 18,000—22,000 USD. Lot Sold 95,500 USD PROVENANCE: Possibly Casa Gennari NOTE: This impressive study of St. Peter is one of a number of bust- or half-length representations of saints which were made by Guercino throughout his career. See, for example, the series of Four... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2010

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, Study of a Merchant Vessel & An Architectural Capriccio with a Pavilion

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 - 1768), Study of a Merchant Vessel. photo Sotheby's Pen and brown ink and gray and brown wash over black chalk; bears inscription in brown ink: Canaleto. 9 5/8 by 7 1/2 in; 244 by 191 mm. Estimate 200,000—300,000 USD. Lot Sold. 542,500 USD PROVENANCE: Claudio Argentieri (L.486b);Pier Giulio Breschi (L.2079b);Sale, London, Sotheby's, 18 November 1982, lot 70;Sale, London, Sotheby's, 4 July 1988, lot 104 LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: W.G. Constable, revised by J.G. Links,... [Lire la suite]
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