08 juillet 2011

Francesco Guardi, (Venice 1712 - 1793), The piazza San Marco with the Basilica and campanile.

Francesco Guardi, (Venice 1712 - 1793), The Piazza San Marco with the Basilica and Campanile. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, 23.8 by 33 cm.; 9 3/8 by 13 in. ESTIMATE 400,000-600,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 735,650 GBP PROVENANCE; Baron E. de Beurnonville, Paris, before 1881; His sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 9-16 May 1881, lot 647; M. Antoine Marmontel, Place St. Marc, Paris; His sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 28-29 March 1898, lot 2; M. Carlo Broglio, Paris, until 1950; Mrs. Berndt, Paris; Anonymous sale, Paris, Musée... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2011

Sotheby's Achieves Second Highest Price for Any Old Master Painting at Auction in London

Francesco Guardi, Venice, a View of the Rialto Bridge, Looking North, from the Fondamenta del Carbon (detail), oil on canvas, 120 x 203.7cm. Estimate 15,000,000-25,000,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 26,697,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Tonight Sotheby’s London Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale was led by Francesco Guardi’s monumental masterpiece Venice, a View of the Rialto Bridge, Looking North, from the Fondamenta del Carbon, which established the highest price of the week of London Old Master Sales when it sold for an... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2011

"Venetian and Flemish Masters: Bellini, Tiziano, Canaletto - Van Eyck, Bouts, Jordaens,…" @ BOZAR

Giovanni Bellini, Ritratto di giovane (detail), 1470. Bergamo, Accademia Carrara BRUxELleS.- Après une première rencontre autour de la collection des Savoie, en 2009, les musées de Flandre et du Nord de l’Italie mettent à nouveau leurs écoles en perspective dans une ébouriffante sélection picturale. Du 15e au 18e siècle, quatre siècles de confrontations entre 15 chefs-d’œuvre du Musée des Beaux-Arts d’Anvers et une cinquantaine de toiles de l’Accademia Carrara de Bergame, l’une des plus belles collections de peintures... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2010

Francesco Guardi (Venise 1712 - 1793); Caprices avec un arc en ruine, maison et dôme au fond Arc en ruine sur la rive d'une lagu

Francesco Guardi (Venise 1712 - 1793); Caprices avec un arc en ruine, maison et dôme au fond & Arc en ruine sur la rive d'une lagune. photo Thierry de Maigret  Paire de toiles (Manques au cadre) 33 x 42 cm -  Estimation : 120 000 - 180 000 € Nos deux tableaux se rapprochent des deux toiles (12,7 x 17,8 cm) provenant de la collection de la famille Manfroni puis de la collection milanaise A. Chiesa et peintes autour de 1778 (voir, A. Morassi, Guardi. I dipinti, Venise, 1984, tome I, cat. 938 et 979, tome II,... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2010

Console d'applique vénitienne du XVIIIe siècle, Caprice architectural & Paire de miroirs d'applique

Console d'applique en bois sculpté à décor polychrome et doré, travail vénitien du XVIIIe siècle. photo courtesy Sotheby's représentant un jeune page maure assis avec une draperie, soutenant un plateau de forme mouvementée; haut. 58 cm. Estimate 1,500—2,000 EUR. Lot Sold 17,500 EUR Dans le goût de Francesco Guardi, Caprice architectural animé de personnages. photo courtesy Sotheby's Huile sur toile; 46 x 151 cm ; 18 1/8 by 59 1/2 in. Estimate 6,000—8,000 EUR. Lot Sold 12,500 EUR Paire de miroirs... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2010

National Museum Wales Acquires Important Guardi Painting

Francesco Guardi. View of the Palazzo Loredan dell'Ambasciatore on the Grand Canal, Venice (detail), oil on panel, 24.3 x 35.5 cm. CARDIFF.- Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales has purchased an important painting by the 18th century Italian artist Francesco Guardi. View of the Palazzo Loredan dell'Ambasciatore on the Grand Canal, Venice (oil on panel, 24.3 x 35.5cm) was bought with the Art Fund´s help. This significant work, accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H M Government and allocated to Amgueddfa Cymru, is an... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2010

"Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals" in October @ National Gallery

Canaletto, The Entrance to the Grand Canal, looking West, with Santa Maria della Salute, about 1729 (detail). © The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Robert Lee Blaffer Memorial Collection, gift of Sarah Campbell Blaffer (56.2) LONDON.- This landmark exhibition presents the finest assembly of Venetian views by Canaletto and his 18th-century rivals to be seen in a generation. Bringing together around 50 major loans from the public and private collections of the UK, Europe and North America, Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2010

"Collection Highlights from Europe 1500 - 1800, Ancient Greece and Rome" @ Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University

Greece, Classical period (479–323 B.C.E.) Kleophon Painter, “Volute Krater” c. 430 B.C.E. Red-figure terra cotta. 26-3/4 x 19 x 19 inches. Hazel D. Hansen Fund, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, 1970.12 Stanford, California --- Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces the opening on May 5, 2010 of “Collection Highlights from Europe 1500-1800, Ancient Greece and Rome,” which continues indefinitely. The museum’s second-floor gallery devoted to European art is revitalized and now includes artworks from the... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2010

Top des enchères : Francesco Guardi (1712-1793) : Caprice architectural vénitien

Francesco Guardi (1712-1793) : Caprice architectural vénitien Plume et encre brune, lavis brun. Dim. 18 x 26,5 cm. Quelques rousseurs. Adjugé 195 000€ Bibliographie : A. Morassi, Guardi I disegni, Alfieri-Electa, Venezia, 1973 réed. 1984, cat 547 p. 173, fig. 541 repr. p l. XXII. Provenance : Collection DOLFUS, sa vente, Paris, galerie Georges Petit, mai 1912, N°99 - Collection Fauchier Magnan, sa vente, Londres, Sotheby’s, le 4/11/1935, N°23. collection DORMEUIL et collection particulière. Expert : cabinet de Bayser... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2010

Old Master & 19th Century European Art @ Sotheby's New York on Fri, 29 Jan 10

Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712 - 1793), Head of the Virgin, oil on canvas, 7 by 5 1/2 in. 17.8 by 14 cm. Executed circa 1780-90. Est. 20,000 - 30,000 USD. photo courtesy Sotheby's Sotheby’s Old Master & 19th Century European Art auctions are celebrated for their rich variety. From 17th and 18th century Italian Baroque paintings to the genre paintings, sporting and marine subjects originating from all parts of Europe throughout the 19th century, the diversity of the works being offered is evident. The Old Master section is... [Lire la suite]