07 mai 2009

Richard L. Feigen Returns Ludovico Carracci's Depiction of St. Jerome He Unwittingly Bought

An ICE investigation revealed the late 16th century oil painting was forcibly sold by the Nazis through Lempertz Auction House in 1937. Photo: EFE/ICE NEW YORK, NY.- The widely publicized return of a painting by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) two weeks ago led to the recovery of another work of art belonging to the late Jewish art dealer Dr. Max Stern. Today, at the Leo Baeck Institute for the study of the history and culture of German-speaking Jewry, ICE and the U.S. Attorney's Office returned a depiction of... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

Studio of Frans Pourbus the Elder (Bruges 1545/6 - 1581 Antwerp), The meeting of David and Abigail

Studio of Frans Pourbus the Elder (Bruges 1545/6 - 1581 Antwerp), The meeting of David and Abigail oil on panel. 101.8 by 157.2 cm. Est. 8,000—12,000 EUR NOTE: This is a studio version of the original by Pourbus in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (inv. no. 1096) 1, which can be dated around 1570/80. Another version of this painting by Christiaen Jansz. van Bieselingen (circa 1557/8-1600), on loan to the Stedelijk Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, since 1909, shows the exact same composition, but is inferior in quality to... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

South Netherlandish School, 16th Century, Scenes from the passion of Christ

South Netherlandish School, 16th Century, Scenes from the passion of Christ oil on panel. 66.2 by 51.8 cm. Est. 8,000—12,000 EUR Sotheby's. Old Master paintings. 05 May 09. Amsterdam www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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26 avril 2009

Jacob Grimmer (Antwerp 1525-1590), An Allegory of Spring

Jacob Grimmer (Antwerp 1525-1590), An Allegory of Spring with the astrological signs of Aries, Taurus and Gemini in the sky; the spandrels decorated with gold-painted arabesques; oil on panel; 30½ x 30 1/8 in. (77.7 x 76.7 cm.). Est. £70,000 - £100,000 . Lot sold £97,250 Provenance: The Montgomery family, probably since the 19th Century at Stobo Castle, Peebleshire and moved to Kinross House, circa 1902, and by descent to the vendor. Notes: We are grateful to Dr. Luuk Pijl for confirming the attribution on the basis of... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2009

Jacopo Coppi, called del Meglio (Peretola 1523 - 1591 Florence), Judith with the Head of Holofernes

Jacopo Coppi, called del Meglio (Peretola 1523 - 1591 Florence), Judith with the Head of Holofernes 133 by 105 cm.; 52 3/8 by 41 3/8 in. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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17 avril 2009

Netherlandish School, 16th Century, An allegory of Justice

Netherlandish School, 16th Century, An allegory of Justice oil on panel. 17 3/4 x 11 3/4in (45.1 x 29.8cm). Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000 Footnote: There is an inscription along the top edge which reads: 'TESNVEEN ROSTVME DAT TROVVE ES LIERTER DAN EEN PLVME'. Bonhams. European Paintings, 21 Apr 2009. New York and San Francisco. www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
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17 avril 2009

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (KRONACH 1472 - 1553 WEIMAR), Lucretia

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (KRONACH 1472 - 1553 WEIMAR), Lucretia bears the artist's signature of a plumed serpent upper right. oil on panel. 57 by 34.5 cm.; 22 1/2 by 13 5/8 in. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP PROVENANCE: With Galerie van Diemen & Co., Berlin;Their forced liquidation sale Berlin, Paul Graupe, 26-27 April 1935, vol. II, lot 17;Anonymous sale, Cologne, Lempertz, 8 May 1969, lot 19;Private Collection, New York;Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, Old Master Paintings, 13 October 1989, lot 54, as Cranach... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2009

Follower of Antonis Mor (Utrecht 1517-1575 Antwerp?) Portrait of Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy

Follower of Antonis Mor (Utrecht 1517-1575 Antwerp?) Portrait of Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy half-length, in armour, wearing the Order of the Golden Fleece. bears inscription 'DUC.DE SAVOI.' (upper right). oil on panel. 68.5 x 57cm (26 15/16 x 22 7/16in) - Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, €2,100 - 3,200 Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 21 Apr 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
13 avril 2009

Follower of Scipione Pulzone (Gaeta circa 1550-1598 Rome). Portrait of a noblewoman

Follower of Scipione Pulzone (Gaeta circa 1550-1598 Rome). Portrait of a noblewoman said to be Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Parma, in red costume with a white lace ruff and a pearl headdress. oil on canvas, oval. 73.2 x 59cm (28 13/16 x 23 1/4in) - Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000, €5,300 - 8,500 Notice: We are grateful to Alan Stubbs for informing us that the sitter in the present portrait approximates very closely to a portrait that was said to be of Margaret of Savoy (1589-1655), the wife of Francesco IV Gonzaga,... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2009

Circle of Hans Maler Zu Schwaz (Schwaz circa 1485-circa 1529) Portrait of a gentleman

Circle of Hans Maler Zu Schwaz (Schwaz circa 1485-circa 1529) Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in black costume with fur-trimmed robes inscribed and dated 'ANNO' (upper left) and 'MDXXVIII' (upper right). oil on canvas, probably transferred from panel. 77 x 61.5cm (30 5/16 x 24 3/16in). Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000, €3,200 - 5,300 Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 21 Apr 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Hans Maler zu Schwaz... [Lire la suite]
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