31 mai 2010

Italian Paintings from the Richard L. Feigen Collection @ the Yale University Art Gallery

Orazio Gentileschi, "Danaë and the Shower of Gold", ca. 1621–22. Oil on canvas. Collection of Richard L. Feigen, B.A. 1952. NEW HAVEN, CT.- Italian Paintings from the Richard L. Feigen Collection features some 60 paintings from one of the finest private collections of Italian art in existence. On view at the Yale University Art Gallery from May 28 through September 12, 2010, the exhibition includes major works from the 14th through the 17th century by celebrated artists such as Fra Angelico, Lorenzo Monaco, Annibale... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2010

Old Master Paintings from a Private Collection to Be Offered at Sotheby's

"A View of the Grand Canal Looking North-East with the Churches of Santa Lucia and the Scalzi) by Apollinion Domenichini (detail). Estimate: £80,000-£100,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- The word Venice is, to many, evocative of grand canals and sleepy backwaters, lined with the facades of beautiful palazzi. What lies behind those facades, however, often remains a mystery. Sotheby’s sale, the Splendour of Venice, to be held in London on Tuesday July 6, 2010, allows a glimpse into the dazzlingly beautiful world that existed... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

Follower of Jan Brueghel the Elder. Still life of parrot tulips, morning glory, roses, peonies, lilies, ...

Follower of Jan Brueghel the Elder. Still life of parrot tulips, morning glory, roses, peonies, lilies, snowdrops and other flowers in a stone vase, together with a butterfly. photo Sotheby's oil on panel; 77.7 by 50.7 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 EUR Lot Sold 34,350 EUR PROVENANCE: With Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Amsterdam, where bought by the family of the present owners in the 1950s. Sotheby's. Old Master Paintings. 18 May. Amsterdam www.sothebys.com
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30 mai 2010

Carstian Luyckx (Antwerp 1623 - ? After 1657) A swag of roses and thistle-leaf, ...

Carstian Luyckx (Antwerp 1623 - ? After 1657) A swag of roses and thistle-leaf, tied with a blue ribbon, before a blue velvet drapery on a sculpted table, together with a Red Admiral and a Cabbage Butterfly, a landscape beyond. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; 61.5 by 50.4 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 EUR. Lot Sold  90,750 EUR EXHIBITED: IJsselstein, Stadsmuseum IJsselstein, Zomerse Stillevens & Tuinen. Hollandse meesters Barok en Modern, 25 April - 30 September 2009. NOTE: Although it remains unclear where exactly... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

Juriaan van Streek (Amsterdam (?) 1632 - 1687 Amsterdam) A still life of a lemon, peaches, a Venetian glass and a knife, ...

Juriaan van Streek (Amsterdam (?) 1632 - 1687 Amsterdam) A still life of a lemon, peaches, a Venetian glass and a knife, all on a stone ledge draped with a red cloth, in a landscape. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; signed lower right: J.v. Streeck. 26.8 by 36.3 cm. Est. 8,000—12,000 EUR Lot Sold 13,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale, Cologne, Carola van Ham, 20-23 October 1971, lot 1495;Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby's, 14 November 2006, lot 63. NOTE: According to a note at the R.K.D., The Hague, the pendant of this... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

"Ghirlandaio and the Renaissance in Florence" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

This summer the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza will be presenting the temporary exhibition Ghirlandaio and the Renaissance in Florence. Comprising a survey of quattrocento Florentine art, its starting point is one of the great icons in the Museum's permanent collection: Portrait of Giovanna degli Albizzi Tornabuoni, painted by Domenico Ghirlandaio between 1489 and 1490. Displayed in conjunction with this masterpiece of Florentine art will be a carefully-chosen group of 60 works including paintings, sculptures, drawings, illuminated... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2010

Fall Focus on Spanish Art through Two Frick Presentations

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660), King Philip IV of Spain, 1644, oil on canvas, 51 ⅛ x 39 ⅛ inches, The Frick Collection, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- The greatest Spanish draftsmen from the seventeenth through the nineteenth century—Ribera, Murillo, and Goya, among them—created works of dazzling idiosyncrasy. These diverse drawings, which may be broadly characterized as possessing a specifically “Spanish manner,” will be the subject of an exclusive exhibition at The Frick Collection in the fall of 2010. The... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2010

Le procureur général de Californie plaide pour la restitution d’un Cranach spolié par les Nazis

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472-1553), Adam, c. 1530. Oil on panel (one of a pair) 75 x 27-1/2 in. (190.5 x 69.9 cm). Norton Simon Art Foundation. M.1971.1.P © 2010 Norton Simon Art FoundationLucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472-1553), Eve, c. 1530. Oil on panel (one of a pair) 75 x 27-1/2 in. (190.5 x 69.9 cm). Norton Simon Art Foundation. M.1991.1.P © 2010 Norton Simon Art Foundation LOS ANGELES (ETATS-UNIS) – Le procureur général de Californie, Jerry Brown, a déposé un dossier auprès de la Cour suprême américaine en... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2010

Hans III Jordaens (Anvers, vers 1595-1643) La rencontre sur le chemin & Paysage aux cavaliers et paysans

Hans III Jordaens (Anvers, vers 1595-1643) La rencontre sur le chemin & Paysage aux cavaliers et paysans. photo Pierre Bergé & associés Paire de toiles. H_72 cm L_112 cm Monogrammés et datés en bas à droite pour le premier et vers le bas au milieu pour le deuxième JH / 1626 Nos tableaux peuvent être rapproché d'une autre paire, Paysage avec la lutte de Jacob et l'ange et Le paysage avec le Christ guérissant un aveugle, qui figurait à la vente anonyme, Christie's, Londres, 8 et 9 décembre 1994, n° 207, reproduit en... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2010

Oberlin to Send Masterworks by Rubens, ter Brugghen, Turner to the Phillips

Hendrick ter Bruggen’s Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene (1625). Oil on Canvas. Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio. R. T. Miller Jr. Fund, 1953. WASHINGTON, DC.- Illustrating its unconventional approach to displaying art, The Phillips Collection will present loosely themed groupings of some of its own masterworks with 25 masterpieces from Oberlin College’s Allen Memorial Art Museum. Half of the 24 paintings and one sculpture on loan from the Allen are old masters, dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries. They... [Lire la suite]
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