12 octobre 2009

Two highly important paintings by Sir Frederic Lord Leighton & John William Godward @ Sotheby's this fall

Beauty in a Marble Room by John William Godward NEW YORK, NY.- This Fall Sotheby’s will unveil two highly important 19th Century European paintings: one on a painting by Sir Frederic Lord Leighton Venus Disrobing for the Bath and the other Beauty in a Marble Room by John William Godward. The Eli Wilner Company, which is based in New York replicated the frames as both artists are noted Victorian painters that favored classical-style frames for their artworks. Frederic Lord Leighton was especially active in frame design much like... [Lire la suite]