04 juillet 2009

Bonhams Old Master Sale Offers Best Of The Grand Tour With paintings By Locatelli, Carlevarijs, Tironi, Anotiani, Zuccarelli,...

LONDON.- Bonhams next sale of Old Master paintings on July 8th in New Bond Street, offers stunning views of some of the highlights of The Grand Tour by some of the masters of the time. Today, when the capturing of images by cameras, phone, video and film have become commonplace we forget the power and the impact and the privilege of having images of places one has visited. Many of the band of aristocratic travelers on the Continent during the height of the Grand Tour took the opportunity to return home with the modern equivalent... [Lire la suite]