10 juillet 2011

Vermeer's "Woman with a Lute" on Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art @ The Norton Simon Museum

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, 1632–75), Woman with a Lute, ca. 1662–63. Oil on canvas. Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Collis P. Huntington, 1900. PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents the rare loan of Johannes Vermeer’s “Woman with a Lute,” ca. 1662–63, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. One of about 36 known works by the Dutch master, five of which make their home at the Metropolitan Museum, the painting will be on view from July 8 through Sept. 26, 2011, providing audiences with the... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2011

“Concealed/Revealed” @ Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Albrecht Dürer, Self-Portrait in a Full-Trimmed Coat, 1500. © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Munich, Doerner Institut. MUNICH.- “Concealed/Revealed” is the fourth exhibition in the series celebrating the Alte Pinakothek’s 175th anniversary. The enigmatic title stands for a subject of enormous multiplicity. The exhibition is on view until September 18th, 2011. Infrared reflectographs of underdrawings that – apart from a few exceptions – have never been seen before by a general audience, is on display. The Alte Pinakothek’s... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2011

Rarely Seen Masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age on View at the Legion of Honor This Summer

Godfried Schalcken (Made 1643-1706 The Hague), Young Girl Eating Sweets, 1680–85. Oil on panel, 7 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches (18.6 x 15.5 cm). The Rose-marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- One of the world's best private collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, including masterworks by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Gerrit Dou, Jan Steen and others, is on view at the Legion of Honor from July 9 through October 2, 2011. Organized by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, where it debuted earlier... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2011

A lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci has been identified in an American collection

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Salvator Mundi, c. 1500 Oil on walnut panel, 25 13/16 X 17 7/8 inches (65.6 X 45.4 cm) © 2011 Salvator Mundi llc. Photo: Robert Simon, Tim Nighswander. NEW YORK, NY.- A lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci has been identified in an American collection and will be exhibited for the first time this November. Titled Salvator Mundi (Savior of the World) and dating around 1500, the newly discovered masterpiece depicts a half-length figure of Christ facing frontally, holding a crystal orb in his left hand as... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2011

Francesco Guardi, (Venice 1712 - 1793), The piazza San Marco with the Basilica and campanile.

Francesco Guardi, (Venice 1712 - 1793), The Piazza San Marco with the Basilica and Campanile. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, 23.8 by 33 cm.; 9 3/8 by 13 in. ESTIMATE 400,000-600,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 735,650 GBP PROVENANCE; Baron E. de Beurnonville, Paris, before 1881; His sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 9-16 May 1881, lot 647; M. Antoine Marmontel, Place St. Marc, Paris; His sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 28-29 March 1898, lot 2; M. Carlo Broglio, Paris, until 1950; Mrs. Berndt, Paris; Anonymous sale, Paris, Musée... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2011

Ecole italienne du XVIIIe siècle. Vues de Venise.

Ecole italienne du XVIIIe siècle. Vues de Venise. photo Delorme & Collin du Boca Paire d'huiles sur toile. 59 × 73 cm - Estimation : 10 000 - 12 000 € Delorme & Collin du Bocage. Mardi 02 août à 19h00. HOTEL MAJESTIC BARRIÈRE 10 La Croisette, 06407 Cannes - Salon Croisette et le Salon Dinard. EMail : info@parisencheres.com - Tél. : 01 58 18 39 05
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07 juillet 2011

Sotheby's Achieves Second Highest Price for Any Old Master Painting at Auction in London

Francesco Guardi, Venice, a View of the Rialto Bridge, Looking North, from the Fondamenta del Carbon (detail), oil on canvas, 120 x 203.7cm. Estimate 15,000,000-25,000,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 26,697,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Tonight Sotheby’s London Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale was led by Francesco Guardi’s monumental masterpiece Venice, a View of the Rialto Bridge, Looking North, from the Fondamenta del Carbon, which established the highest price of the week of London Old Master Sales when it sold for an... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2011

Thomas Hudson (Devon 1701-1779 Twickenham), Portrait of Assheton Curzon, 1st Viscount Curzon

Thomas Hudson (Devon 1701-1779 Twickenham), Portrait of Assheton Curzon, 1st Viscount Curzon, three-quarter-length, in a brown velvet coat and blue waistcoat trimmed with gold, a tricorn hat beneath his left arm. Photo Bonhams oil on canvas. 127 x 94.5cm (50x 37 3/16in). Sold for £24,0000 PROVENANCE: The sitter, and thence by family descent to the present ownerCurzon was the second son of Sir Nathaniel Curzon, 4th Baronet, and Mary, daughter of Sir Ralph Assheton, 2nd Baronet. He was a younger son of Nathaniel Curzon, 1st... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2011

Bolognese School, late 16th Century, Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a black cloak, hat and a white lace colla

Bolognese School, late 16th Century, Portrait of a gentleman, three-quarter-length, in a black cloak, hat and a white lace collar. Photo Bonhams oil on canvas; 134.2 x 97.7cm (52 13/16x 38 7/16in). Sold for £30,000 Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 6 Jul 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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06 juillet 2011

Rosalba Carriera (Venice 1675-1757), Portrait of a young child, bust-length, in blue costume.

Rosalba Carriera (Venice 1675-1757), Portrait of a young child, bust-length, in blue costume. Photo Bonhams pastel on paper, laid down on board, 30.6 x 24.2cm (12 1/16x 9 1/2in). unframed. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, € 11,000 - 17,000, US$ 16,000 - 25,000. Unsold Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 6 Jul 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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