09 juillet 2011

The Teniers Rosewater Ewer and Basin. A Flemish Silver ewer and basin

The Teniers Rosewater Ewer and Basin. A Flemish Silver ewer and basin. The basin with mark of Philips Le Noir, Ghent, 1682-1683, The ewer  with mark of  Wierick Somers III, Antwerp, circa 1696. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The shaped circular basin with broad border chased with five shaped cartouches, the first depicting two putti playing with a tethered dove, the second with a putto pouring wine from a ewer into a drinking bowl held by another putto, the third with two drunken putti with the broken ewer between... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2011

A Flemish 17th century gilt-metal and brass-mounted, ivory-inlaid tortoiseshell, rosewood, ebony and ebonised cabinet on stand

A Flemish 17th century gilt-metal and brass-mounted, ivory-inlaid tortoiseshell, rosewood, ebony and ebonised cabinet on stand. Photo Bonhams the rectangular moulded top above a central drawer with balustrade balcony, the architectural façade with ten drawers arranged around a central pair of cupboard doors with tapering square columns each surmounted by female bust capitals, enclosing a fitted arcaded interior of twelve drawers, with trompe l'oeil parquetry and mirrors, above a further drawer and stepped plinth, the stand with... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2011

A Flemish late 17th century pewter and ivory-inlaid and silvered mounted tortoiseshell, ebony and rosewood cabinet on stand

A Flemish late 17th century pewter and ivory-inlaid and silvered mounted tortoiseshell, ebony and rosewood cabinet on stand. Photo Bonhams the spreading top above a pair of cabinet doors mounted to each corner by a silvered plaque depicting a female bust flanked by monkeys and scrolling foliage, the fitted architectural interior with trompe l'oeil parquetry floor and mirrored back, flanked by twelve drawers, the two fluted columns hiding secret drawers, the doors inset with verre églomisé painted scenes, above a pull-out... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2011

Abel Grimmer (Antwerp circa 1570 - 1618/9), Mary and Joseph halting at an inn (Luc. 2).

Abel Grimmer (Antwerp circa 1570 - 1618/9), Mary and Joseph halting at an inn (Luc. 2). Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, circular; inscribed lower right: LVC. 2; diameter: 25.1 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 EUR. Lot Sold 300,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Monsieur Ch. Delbeke, Antwerp, by 1935. EXHIBITED: Antwerp, Antwerpsche propagandaweken. Tentoonstelling van Kunstwerken uit Antwerpsche Verzamelingen, 20 April - 19 May 1935, no. 63 (lent by Mr. Ch. Delbeke). LITERATURE AND REFERENCES:. R. de Bertier de Sauvigny, Jacob et Abel Grimmer:... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2010

A Flemish 17th century tortoiseshell and ivory inlaid ebony and ebonised cabinet with silk embroidered panels

A Flemish 17th century tortoiseshell and ivory inlaid ebony and ebonised cabinet with silk embroidered panels. photo Bonhams on a later stand, the hinged top opening to reveal a mirror flanked to each side by an embroidered panel, above a pair of doors, the interior fitted with a large drawer, seven small further drawers and a central door, overall decorated with silk embroidered panels depicting birds amidst foliage, the door opening to reveal a parquet floor with mirrors and columns, above a single drawer, on a stand... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2009

'Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries and Prints from the Collection' @ Carnegie Museum of Art

Flemish, Brussels. After a design by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Flemish, 1502–1550) The Defeated Pompey Meeting His Wife at Sea, from The Story of Julius Caesar, designed 1540, woven c. 1640, wool. Gift of George Leary, 54.5.1 PITTSBURGH, PA.- Carnegie Museum of Art presents the dynamic new exhibition Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries and Prints from the Collection, opening December 19, 2009. Highlighting a selection of six large-scale tapestries dating from the 16th and 17th centuries and 40 prints from Carnegie Museum of Art’s... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2009

New acquisition from the J. Paul Getty Museum: Landscape with the Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1617 of Roelandt Savery

Roelandt Savery, Flemish, Landscape with the Temptation of Saint Anthony, 1617, Oil on panel, 19 5/16 x 37 in. 2008.73. The J. Paul Getty Trust © J. Paul Getty Trust Transforming the theme of the temptation of Saint Anthony into a celebration of nature's magnificence, Flemish landscape and still life painter Roelandt Savery depicted the hermit Anthony reading a Bible--oblivious to the antics of numerous fantastic demons--while seated in a rustic cell. His wooden hut is nestled in a majestic and thickly wooded alpine... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2009

'James Ensor' @ The Museum of Modern Art, New York

James Ensor (Belgian, 1860–1949), The Intrigue. 1890. Oil on canvas, 35 7/16 x 59 1/16" (90 x 150 cm) Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SABAM, Brussels. NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Modern Art presents James Ensor—the first exhibition at an American institution to feature the full range of his media in over 30 years—from June 28 through September 21, 2009. James Ensor (Belgian, 1860–1949) was a major figure in the Belgian avant-garde of the late nineteenth... [Lire la suite]