12 juin 2010

Rubens, Guercino, Pencz and Van Dyck to Highlight Christie's Sale

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Portrait of a commander, three-quarter-length, being dressed for battle. Estimate: £8 million to £12 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale will take place on 6 July 2010 and will offer a rich array of 68 paintings, drawings and watercolours spanning 600 years of European art history. Leading the sale is A Commander being armed for Battle, a highly important portrait by Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) which is offered from... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2009

"Important Old Masters in a new Light" @ Maison d'Art / MdA Today !

Titian (Tiziano Vecelli), Saint Sebastian. Oil on canvas. Signed lower left: TICIANVS. h: 190 x w: 95.5 cm / h: 74.8 x w: 37.6 in. Nicolas Poussin, Baths of Diocletian. Oil on canvas, h: 36.5 x w: 40 cm / h: 14.4 x w: 15.7 in. Nicolas Poussin, Landscape with Lake. Oil on canvas, h: 36.5 x w: 40 cm / h: 14.4 x w: 15.7 in. Correggio, Head of Christ. Oil on Panel, h: 40 x w: 34 cm / h: 15.7 x w: 13.4 in. Andrea del Sarto, The Madonna and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist, circa 1513. Oil on... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2009

"De Raphaël à Carracci. L’art de la Rome pontificale" @ National Gallery of Canada (NGC)

Raphael (1483–1520), Portrait of Bindo Altoviti, c. 1515, Oil on panel, 59.7 × 43.8 cm. Samuel H. Kress Collection. Image courtesy of the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art, Washington OTTAWA.- The power, politics and drama that surrounded papal patronage in 16th-century Rome will be revealed in a magnificent new exhibition opening at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) on May 29. From Raphael to Carracci: The Art of Papal Rome represents an unprecedented survey of art in this period. Presented by Sun Life... [Lire la suite]