27 juillet 2010

Antonio Zanchi, Luca Giordano, Alejo Fernández, Alessandro Turchi, Antonio Balestra, Johann Carl Loth, Flemish & Venetian school

Antonio Zanchi (Este near Padua 1631 - 1722 Venice), The Family of Darius before Alexander.  photo Sotheby's 235.5 by 267.8 cm.; 92 3/4 by 105 1/2 in. Est. 150,000—200,000 GBP Lot Sold 175,250 GBP Antonio Zanchi (1631–1722) was an Italian painter of the Baroque, active mainly in Venice. He was born in Este and trained with Francesco Ruschi. His masterpiece was the canvas on the Plague of Venice painted for the Scuola di San Rocco. He also painted a number of canvases in the Venetian church of Santa Maria del Giglio.... [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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