06 juin 2009

École Flamande du XVIIe, atelier de David TENIERS le jeune. Un cabinet d'amateur

École Flamande du XVIIe, atelier de David TENIERS le jeune. Un cabinet d'amateur Toile. 99 x 131cm. Estimation : 60 000 / 80 000 € Notes: David Teniers le jeune s'installe à Bruxelles en 1651. L'archiduc Léopold l'y nomme peintre de cour et administrateur de sa collection. Originaire de la ville d'Anvers, il en apporte toute la tradition picturale et, notamment, celle des Kunstkamers ou peintures de cabinet. Sorte de musée idéal, le cabinet est une pièce d'étude où l'honnête homme peut recevoir amateurs et érudits. Il... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2009

Eight valuable € 2.4 million paintings stolen in 1987 found seriously damaged

Image taken on March 8, 2009 of a work of art made by Flemish painter Jan Brueghel in Driebergen, Holland. The Dutch police have recuperated eight paintings made by Pissarro and Renoir, among others, that had been missing since 1987. The works of art, from the XVII and XIX, disappeared from a gallery in Maastricht and were found in the southern part of the country after they had been put on sale, the police said. Some of the paintings have been seriously damaged. Photo: EFE/Ruben Schipper DRIEBERGEN.- On Thursday evening the... [Lire la suite]