01 septembre 2010

The Oyster Eater by Henri Stresor Returns to France for the XXVth Biennale Des Antiquaires

Henri Stresor (Paris 1613?-1679 Paris), The Oyster Eater. Oil on canvas, 107 x 89 cm PARIS.- A painting that once belonged to Cardinal Joseph Fesch (1763-1839), the half-brother of Napoleon’s mother, Letizia Ramolino Bonaparte, is among the superb selection of Old Masters being shown by Bernheimer-Colnaghi at the XXVth Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris from 15 to 22 September 2010. (Stand no. S02) The Oyster Eater, which shows a young man caught in the act of eating an oyster, was painted by Henri Stresor (1613?-1679) and has... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2010

Bernheimer-Colnaghi at XXVth Biennale des Antiquaires

Lucas Cranach the Elder and Studio (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) The Ill-Matched Lovers. Oil on panel, 19 x 14 cm Bernheimer-Colnaghi will bring a superb selection of Old Master Paintings to the XXVth Biennale des Antiquaires which takes place at the Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris, from Wednesday 15 to Wednesday 22 September 2010. It is very appropriate that the venerable firm should come to Paris in its 250th anniversary year as its remarkable story began in that city in 1760 when Colnaghi was founded by an... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2010

Bernheimer-Colnaghi sells Cranach at Maastricht‏

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), David and Bathsheba. Oil on limewood panel, 115 x 79.3 cm Konrad Bernheimer of Bernheimer-Colnaghi is pleased to announce the sale of one of the masterpieces on his stand at TEFAF Maastricht (12 to 21 March 2010).   The painting of David and Bathsheba by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), which had an asking price of € 5.3 million, was sold to a European private collector.  A good way to start the 250th anniversary year! The meeting of David and Bathsheba was a popular... [Lire la suite]