27 juillet 2010

Antonio Zanchi, Luca Giordano, Alejo Fernández, Alessandro Turchi, Antonio Balestra, Johann Carl Loth, Flemish & Venetian school

Antonio Zanchi (Este near Padua 1631 - 1722 Venice), The Family of Darius before Alexander.  photo Sotheby's 235.5 by 267.8 cm.; 92 3/4 by 105 1/2 in. Est. 150,000—200,000 GBP Lot Sold 175,250 GBP Antonio Zanchi (1631–1722) was an Italian painter of the Baroque, active mainly in Venice. He was born in Este and trained with Francesco Ruschi. His masterpiece was the canvas on the Plague of Venice painted for the Scuola di San Rocco. He also painted a number of canvases in the Venetian church of Santa Maria del Giglio.... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2010

Five Trompe l'Oeil from the Oscar and Maria Salzer Collection

Cornelis Norbertus Gijsbrechts (Antwerp, active 1659 - after 1683) Trompe l'oeil of an open cupboard. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, signed and dated on the etching at center: C.N. Gijsbrechts Aº 1665, 33 1/2 by 29 1/2 in.; 85.1 by 74.9 cm. Est. 120,000—180,000 USD Lot Sold 104,500 USD PROVENANCE: With Hanover Gallery, London, by 1950;With F. Frank, London, by 1951;Marcus, Paris, before 1964;Probably with Duits Gallery, London;Oscar and Maria Salzer, Los Angeles;By whom given to the Fresno Metropolitan Museum of Art and... [Lire la suite]