14 juillet 2011

Quatre assiettes octognales. Manufacture de Montereau, Epoque Empire

Assiette octogonale en faïence fine à décor imprimé en noir d’une vue de Saint Pierre de Rome . Manufacture de Montereau, Epoque Empire, début du 19e siècle. L’aile soulignée de raie de perles et filets est ornée d’un intéressant motif de lyre dans une couronne de laurier alterné de pampres de vignes – Marque en creux : MONTEREAU (1806-1819). Diamètre : 20,5 cm - Prix réalisé sur ebay: 40,50 EUR  Assiette octogonale en faïence fine à décor imprimé en noir d'unevue de l’Hôtel de Ville d’Amsterdam. Manufacture de... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2010

"Gabriël Metsu, A master rediscoveered" @ Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), Man writing a Letter, c. 1664 - c.1666, National Gallery of Ireland. Sir Alfred and Lady Beit Gift, 1987. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland. Photographer Roy Hewson. NGI 4536 AMSTERDAM.- This autumn at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam the work of Gabriel Metsu (1629- 1667), one of the most influential Dutch genre painters of the 17th century, are put back in the spotlight. Metsu’s paintings beautifully depict everyday life during the Golden Age, with scenes such as a young man writing a love letter, a... [Lire la suite]
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06 juin 2010

Huit timbales en argent, Paris, Strasbourg, Meaux, XVIIène & XVIIIème siècles

Magnifique et rare timbale de forme tulipe à piédouche en vermeil. Paris, 1705.  photo Pierre Bergé & associés Décor sur deux registres. Appliques en forme de lambrequins et frise de godrons. Bordure de moulures de doucine. Maître-Orfèvre: poinçon incomplet (prenom E, différent soleil). (revermeillée). Poids : 193 g. H_9,5 cm. Timbale droite à fond arrondi en vermeil. Strasbourg, 1700-1725. Maître-Orfèvre: Jean Reinold Buttnner. photo Pierre Bergé & associés Corps guilloché. Bordure de moulures et filets.... [Lire la suite]
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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23 septembre 2009

Two Newly-Discovered Still Lifes by Adriaen Coorte To Headline Sotheby's Sale

Adriaen Coorte (circa 1665 – after 1707), Still life of a peach and two apricots. Estimate: €100,000 - 150,000. photo courtesy Sotheby's AMSTERDAM.- Sotheby’s Amsterdam announced that its forthcoming sale of Old Master Paintings in Amsterdam on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 will be led by two important, newly-discovered still lifes by the much sought-after Dutch artist, Adriaen Coorte (circa 1665 – after 1707). Both works have recently re emerged on to the market having been hidden away in a Dutch family collection for more than a... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2009

'The Complete Rembrandt, Life Size' @ the Beurs van Berlage (Berlage Exhibition Centre) Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM.- For the first time ever, Rembrandt’s complete oeuvre will be on show in the special exhibition hall in the Beurs van Berlage (Berlage Exhibition Centre) over the coming summer. The exhibition, titled The Complete Rembrandt, Life-Size, will show all 317 paintings, 285 etchings and the relevant sketches and drawings in near-perfect reproductions. A number of Rembrandt’s damaged and mutilated paintings will also be reconstructed for the exhibition. This unique overview was compiled by Rembrandt specialists led by... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2009

Acquisition d'une peinture de Pierre Bonnard par le Van Gogh Museum

Montmartre in the rain (detail), Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), Paris, 1897, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam. Acquired with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association (supported by Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds) and the VSB Foundation AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum has recently been able to enrich its collection with the painting Montmartre in the rain by Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947). The work forms a valuable addition to the Van Gogh Museum's extensive collection of Nabis prints. Bonnard painted Montmartre in the rain... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2009

J. China--Blaeu, China veteribus Sinarum regio. Amsterdam, [1635]

J. China--Blaeu,  China veteribus Sinarum regio. Amsterdam, [1635] Hondius, J. China. Amsterdam, 1606, together 2 double-page engraved maps, each approx. 335 x 455mm., hand coloured (2). Est. ,500—2,000 GBP. Lot Sold 1,500 GBP  Sotheby's. Natural History, Travel, Atlases and Maps. 07 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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08 mai 2009

"The Bend on Herengracht" on Display @ the Rijksmuseum

Gerrit Berckheyde, De bocht van de Herengracht (1671-72) (Acquisition) AMSTERDAM.- Starting on Tuesday, 12 May 2009, ‘The Bend on Herengracht’ (1671 72) by Gerrit Berckheyde will makes its debut at the Rijksmuseum. Immediately after its acquisition in September 2008, the painting was featured as one of the highlights of the successful exhibition ‘Pride of Place’ in the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague. It was then exhibited at The National Gallery in Washington until 3 May 2009. The painting’s acquisition was made... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2009

Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam May Have to Give Up Berckheyde Painting to JPMorgan

Gerrit Adriaensz Berckheyde (Dutch, 1638 - 1698), The Golden Bend in the Herengracht in Amsterdam, Seen from the Vijzelstraat, c. 1672, oil on panel, 42.6 x 57.8 cm (16 3/4 x 22 3/4 in.) Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam NEW YORK, NY.- The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has been sued by JPMorgan Chase & Co as it tries to recover a painting that was usws as collateral by Louis Reijtenbagh. The painting, "Golden Bend in the Herengracht, Seen from the Vijzelstraat (c. 1672)", made by Gerrit Adriaensz Berckheyde is at the center of a... [Lire la suite]