06 juin 2010

Two 18th Century Trompe L'oeil of the James S. Copley Library

English School, 18th Century (Follower of Edward Collier) Trompe l'oeil still life of a letter rack holding a newspaper, letters, a letter opener, wax, a quill, a comb and other objects. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 28 by 23 in.; 71.1 by 58.4 cm. Est. 20,000—30,000 USD Lot Sold 53,125 USD PROVENANCE: Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, by 1959. Property of the James S. Copley Library. Attributed to Bernardo Lorente Germán (Séville 1680 - 1759), Trompe L'oeil still life with newspapers, sheet music, oil paintings and... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2009

Henry VII (1457-1509). English school, 17th century

Henry VII (1457-1509). English school, 17th century Oil on panel. Inscribed upper left HENRY. 7.  Height : 57.70 cm - Width : 37.20 cm. Price on application Notes: Painted in the seventeenth century. Henry VII, the first Tudor monarch, took over the English Crown after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, despite a relatively weak claim to the throne through his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort. His marriage in 1486 to Elizabeth of York, daughter and heir of Edward IV, unified the Houses... [Lire la suite]
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