06 mars 2010

Christie's to Offer 500 Years of Printmaking this March

Giulio Campagnola (1482-1515) Saint John the Baptist (B. 3), engraving, circa 1505. P., S. 346 x 239 mm. Estimate: £30,000 - 50,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- This March Christie’s presents the first of its bi-annual auctions of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. The sale offers a striking range of works spanning five hundred years of print making, including unique and extremely rare works by Campagnola, Dürer, Matisse, Picasso and Warhol amongst signature works by other masters of the medium. A... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2009

'An Antiquity of Imagination: Tullio Lombardo and Venetian High Renaissance Sculpture' @ the National Gallery of Art's

Tullio Lombardo (Italian, c. 1455 - 1532), Bacchus and Ariadne, c. 1505, marble overall: H. 56 cm, W 71.5 cm, D 22 cm (22 1/16 x 28 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Kunstkammer WASHINGTON, DC.- In the first exhibition dedicated to Venetian Renaissance sculptor Tullio Lombardo (c. 1455–1532), his romantic approach to portraiture is revealed in four of his greatest marble carvings, which are joined by eight related works from his closest circle. On view at the National Gallery of Art's Italian galleries in the... [Lire la suite]