03 juillet 2010

Georg Pencz (?circa 1500-1550 Leipzig or Wroclaw) Portrait of Sigismund Baldinger (1510-1558) from the Herzog collection

Georg Pencz (?circa 1500-1550 Leipzig or Wroclaw) Portrait of Sigismund Baldinger (1510-1558), three-quarter-length, seated, in a black satin doublet and a fur-lined black mantle, holding gloves, at a draped table. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 signed 'PG' (in monogram, upper right, on a cartellino), inscribed and dated 'ANNO, M.D.X GEPOREN, AM, MO NTAG, VOR, PFINGST. 1 5 4 5 .' (centre right, on the sculpted cartouche) and '[...] wesch wassers' (centre left, on the water flask label), oil on panel, 53¼ x 46½ in. (135.3 x... [Lire la suite]
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]