02 novembre 2010

Yana Lande: The Crowned @ Salamatina Gallery, New York

Yana Lande (Ukrainian), Untitled I, 2010, Acrylic on canvas, 199.9 x 260.1 cm. For whether beauty, birth, or wealth, or wit,Or any of these all, or all, or more,Entitled in thy parts do crowned sit,--Shakespeare, Sonnet 37 The Salamatina Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in America by the Russian artist, Yana Lande. Featured will be the artist’s most recent series of large-scale paintings in which a single object, in this instance a crown, is presented in rich and expressive detail. The show will open... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2010

Crown. Toledo and Madrid, 1629.

Crown. Toledo and Madrid, 1629. Silver gilt and carved, with enamel and colored stones inlaid. An inscription inside the ring to the donor mentions "Cristobal de Nieva" and date "1629." Height: 11 cm Diameter of base: 14 cm - Price: 18,000€ Note: The National Archaeological Museum in Madrid retains crown characteristics very similar to this piece, listed as Toledo and Madrid, around 1625. Ref: Cruz Valdovinos, J. Manuel, National Archaeological Museum, the Silver catalog, p.134, No. 37. Noël Ribes... [Lire la suite]
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