18 avril 2011

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome) , A capriccio of Roman ruins

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome) , A capriccio of Roman ruins with the Pantheon, the Temple of Antonino and Faustina, the statue of Marco Aurelio, the Trajan Column, the Temple of Fortuna Virilis, the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli and figures conversing amongst architectural fragments. Photo oil on canvas, 38 5/8 x 53¼ in. (98.1 x 135.2 cm.). Estimate £120,000 - £180,000. Price Realized £253,250 Provenance: Mary Upton Gaskell, Ingestre Hall, Cheshire; and by inheritance to her second daughter,Frances Ann Jackson,... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2011

Old Masters Meet Contemporary Artists When Bernheimer-Colnaghi Exhibits at Masterpiece London

Jeanloup Sieff (1933-2000), La robe trop étroite. Vintage gelatin silver print, 34 x 34 cm © The Estate of Jeanloup Sieff / Courtesy Bernheimer Fine Art Photography .- Bernheimer-Colnaghi will show the unusual combination of Old Master paintings and contemporary photographs at the second staging of Masterpiece London, the luxury fair that was launched to great acclaim last summer and will take place in the South Grounds of The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3, from 30 June to 5 July 2011. The stand will be divided into two parts,... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2011

Antiquity Revived: Neoclassical Art in the Eighteenth Century at the MFA in Houston

Pompeo Batoni, Academic Nude, 1765. Charcoal heightened with black and white chalk on blue-grey paper. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Rienzi Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Masterson III. HOUSTON, TX.-At the end of the 18th century, fresh archeological finds in Herculaneum and Pompeii inspired artists, intellectuals, and the public all over Europe to be newly fascinated with antiquities. “Neoclassicism” is the term given to the various classicizing movements that developed in the late 18th to early 19th centuries and... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2011

"Italian Paintings from the 17th & 18th Centuries" @ Sperone Westwater

Giuseppe Cesari called Cavalier D'Arpino, David with the Head of Goliath, 1598, oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 30 1/8 inches (100 x 76,5 cm). Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Sperone Westwater presents an exhibition of Italian Paintings from the 17th and 18th Centuries in partnership with Robilant + Voena. This survey of Italian Old Master paintings, with notable masterpieces by painters such as Canaletto (1697-1768), Cavalier d’Arpino (1568-1640), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653), and Michele Marieschi... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2010

Sotheby's to Offer Important Old Master and 19th Century Paintings From the Collection of J. E. Safra

Luca Carlevarijs, Piazzetta, Venice (detail). Estimate: $2/3 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will offer old master and 19th century paintings from the extraordinary private collection of J. E. Safra in a single-owner evening sale on 26 January 2011 in New York. The auction offers a wide range of styles and genres including Dutch, Italian and French pictures, and is highlighted by significant works from Luca Carlevarijs, Giovanni Paolo Panini and Jacopo Amigoni. The evening sale will open for exhibition on 22... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2010

Christie's Old Masters & 19th Century Sales Series Achieve $40,858,500

Jan Brueghel II (Antwerp 1601-1678), The entry of the animals into Noah's ark (detail), oil on panel, 23 5/8 x 35 3/8 in. Estimate: $2,500,000 - $3,500,000. Price Realized: $2,882,500. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York achieved a combined total of $40,858,500/£25,191,210/ €29,051,023 in two days of sales, including the two-part auction of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolors on Wednesday and a special private collection sale, A Cabinet of Curiosities: Selections... [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]