03 juillet 2011

Attributed to Joseph Heinz the Younger (Augsburg 1600-1678 Vienna), The Carnival bullfight in Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Venice

Attributed to Joseph Heinz the Younger (Augsburg 1600-1678 Vienna), The Carnival bullfight in Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Venice.  Photo Bonhams Oil on canvas, 88.6 x 120.5cm (34 7/8x 47 7/16in). Estimate: £7,000 - 10,000, € 7,800 - 11,000, US$ 11,000 - 16,000 Note: The present work may be compared to the Carnival Scene in the Campo San Paolo in the Correr Museum, Venice. The Carnival Bullfight, an ironic imitation of Spanish bullfighting, was amongst the most popular of kermesses in Venice. It was held in various areas of... [Lire la suite]