06 avril 2009

"Morandi. L'arte dell'incisione" @ the Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara

Giorgio Morandi: Paesaggio (Casa a Grizzana), 1927, Acquaforte, mm 265 x 204 . Firenze, Galleria degli Uffizi, Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe FERRARA.- The spring exhibition at the Palazzo dei Diamanti presents the engravings of Giorgio Morandi with a collection of over 130 works made by the artist over the course of his career. From Dürer to Parmigianino, from Rembrandt to Piranesi, from Goya to Picasso; the history of etching is an important chapter in the history of art. For Morandi, this was true. He regarded etching as an... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2009

Albrecht Dürer, The Penance of Saint John Chrysostom (B.63; M., Holl. 54)

Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), The Penance of Saint John Chrysostom (B.63; M., Holl. 54) Engraving, 1497, a strong, possibly Meder c-d impression, trimmed to the platemark, some pale fox marks, minor defects at upper left corner, otherwise in good condition. 181 by 117mm; 7 1/8 by 4 5/8 in. Estimate 3,000—4,000 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. 07 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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28 février 2009

The Conquests Of The Emperor Qianlong A Set Of Sixteen Engravings After Castiglione Et Al, And Eighteen Panels Of Calligraphy

The Conquests Of The Emperor Qianlong A Set Of Sixteen Engravings After Castiglione Et Al, And Eighteen Panels Of Calligraphy, 1769-74 each mounted on paper and with a yellow silk backing, accompanied by a set of eighteen manuscript poems originally composed and written by Qianlong, bearing the seal of the Imperial library and small red-ink seals indicating that the calligraphy is the Qianlong Emperor's own hand (34). each engraving approximately 20 3/4 x 35 1/2 in., 52.7 x 90.2 cm. Estimate 30,000—40,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
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