01 avril 2009

"Made for Manufacture: Drawings for Sculpture and the Decorative Arts" @ the J. Paul Getty Museum

Stefano della Bella (Italian, 1610-1664), Design for an Ewer, about 1629. Pen and ink and blue wash, 35.9 X 25.7 cm. 2003.7 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Many of the greatest artists from the 15th through the 18th centuries designed three-dimensional objects, and while the resulting pieces are celebrated, the drawings which preceded them are stunning works of art in their own right. Made for Manufacture: Drawings for Sculpture and the Decorative Arts, on view March 31 through July 5, 2008 at the J.... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2009

La collection Anita Semail, Lundi 30 mars à Drouot

Jean-François Garneray, La Leçon de piano, huile sur panneau, 41 x 34,6 cm. Estimation : 4 000/6 000 €. Ecole FRANÇAISE, seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle, Le Printemps et l’Automne Paire de statuettes en terre cuite. Bases circulaires en bois peint à l’imitation du marbre - Haut. des statuettes : 19,5 cm. - Haut. Totale : 28 cm - Tête de l’Automne refixée. Manques visibles sur les bases en bois peint. Estimation 6 000 / 8 000 € Provenance : Vente, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, vendredi 29 janvier 1943, n° 73, repr. Par leur... [Lire la suite]