31 décembre 2010

Carnegie Museum Announces Acquisitions in Neoclassical and Contemporary Art

Antonio Canova, Terpsichore. PITTSBURGH, PA.- Carnegie Museum of Art announce two major acquisitions representing the museum’s strengths in 19th century neoclassical art and contemporary art. The works are Terpsichore, Muse of Lyric Poetry, 1812, an exceptionally rare sculpture by Antonio Canova, a leading artist of 19th century Europe; and five works, which together comprise a single installation, by one of the most provocative American artists to emerge in the last decade, Gedi Sibony. “While Canova’s Terpsichore and Sibony’s... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2010

Sotheby's to Sell Rare 19th Century Sculptures Recently Discovered in Ireland

Die Spinnerin by Rudolf Schadow. Estimate: £120,000-180,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- On Thursday, 8th July 2010, in a sale of European Sculpture and Works of Art, Sotheby’s London will offer three sculptures recently discovered in Ireland. When Sotheby’s Sculpture specialist Erik Bijzet first cast his eye over the photographs of the sculptures that had been brought into Sotheby’s Dublin office, he was immediately struck by their intrinsic quality and importance. Created in nineteenth-century Rome, the works are seminal... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2009

Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822) Napoléon Empereur

Antonio Canova (1757 - 1822) Napoléon Empereur Buste en marbre blanc. Signé sur le côté droit (accident à l'oreille droite) H : 50 - L : 28 - P : 22 cm. Estimation : 20 000 / 25 000 €Provenance : Probablement collection de Louis Bonaparte, roi de Hollande. Note : À la fin du XVIIIème siècle Antonio Canova avait acquis une grande renommée notamment grâce à quelques commandes de riches particuliers, mais surtout par ses travaux pour la République de Venise qui lui versait en contrepartie une pension viagère, supprimée en 1797.... [Lire la suite]
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