10 juillet 2011

“Concealed/Revealed” @ Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Albrecht Dürer, Self-Portrait in a Full-Trimmed Coat, 1500. © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Munich, Doerner Institut. MUNICH.- “Concealed/Revealed” is the fourth exhibition in the series celebrating the Alte Pinakothek’s 175th anniversary. The enigmatic title stands for a subject of enormous multiplicity. The exhibition is on view until September 18th, 2011. Infrared reflectographs of underdrawings that – apart from a few exceptions – have never been seen before by a general audience, is on display. The Alte Pinakothek’s... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472 - 1553 Weimar), Portrait of the Elector Frederick III the Wise of Saxony (1463-1525)

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472 - 1553 Weimar), Portrait of the Elector Frederick III the Wise of Saxony (1463-1525). Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, with inscribed verses on paper attached to the panel; signed with the artist's device of a winged serpent and dated upper left: 1532; 20.3 by 14.4 cm. Estiate 60,000—90,000 EUR. Lot Sold 204,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Bought in Berlin by the present owners in the 1980s. NOTE: This is one of a number of portraits painted by Lucas Cranach of his most important early patron Frederick... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2011

“Cranach in Bavaria” @ Alte Pinakothek

Lucas Cranach the Elder, The Sacrifice of Abraham (detail), 1530, Staatsgalerie Bamberg MUNICH.- The third exhibition to mark the Alte Pinakothek’s 175th anniversary comprises 30 selected paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) from the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen’s extensive holdings. It is the first Cranach exhibition in the Alte Pinakothek. The exhibition is on display from April 14 and runs until July 17, 2011. The title “Cranach in Bavaria” encompasses biographical and art-historical aspects as well as those... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2011

"Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850" @ Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Portrait of a Man, c. 1530, by Parmigianino. Oil on canvas. Private collection. WILLIAMSTOWN, MA.- A special exhibition of European portrait painting, featuring works by master artists from the late fifteenth century through the early nineteenth century, is on view at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute from January 23 through March 27, 2011, in the exhibition Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850. Representing the range of styles and themes in Old Master portraiture as practiced in the Netherlands, Germany, Italy,... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2011

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar), Portrait of Frederick III (1463-1525), the Wise, Elector of Saxony

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar), Portrait of Frederick III (1463-1525), the Wise, Elector of Saxony, bust-length, in a white shirt, fur-lined coat, and black hat. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed with the artist's device of a dragon with wings folded and dated '1532' (upper left); oil on panel and printed paper laid down on panel ; 7 7/8 x 5¾ in. (20 x 14.6 cm.). Estimate $70,000 - $100,000 labeled (printed paper on panel): (upper right) 'Friderich der Drit Chur- fur[s]t vnd Herzog zu... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2011

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) and Studio, The Infant Christ and Saint John the Baptist

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) and Studio, The Infant Christ and Saint John the Baptist.. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed with the artist's serpent device (upper left), oil on panel, 8 1/8 x 5¾ in. (20.5 x 16 cm.). Estimate $150,000 - $200,000 Provenance: with Colnaghi, London; Christie's, London, 14 January 1888, lot 9, as 'L. Cranach'.F.G. Jackel Collection. Notes: The composition relates to a small number of works by Cranach depicting the Infant Saint John the Baptist in veneration of... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2010

"Le monde de Cranach" @ Bozar, Bruxelles

Lucas Cranach the Elder, A Female Personification of Justice, 1537, Private collection BRUXELLES – Lucas Cranach est l’un des plus grands peintres européens du XVIe siècle. Cette exposition - la première consacrée à l’artiste dans un pays du Benelux - replace l’oeuvre de cette personnalité de la Renaissance allemande dans le contexte social, culturel et artistique de son époque. Peintre de cour, il a aussi fréquenté de grandes personnalités comme Martin Luther, tout en libérant la nudité et le pouvoir de la femme dans un style... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2010

The Oyster Eater by Henri Stresor Returns to France for the XXVth Biennale Des Antiquaires

Henri Stresor (Paris 1613?-1679 Paris), The Oyster Eater. Oil on canvas, 107 x 89 cm PARIS.- A painting that once belonged to Cardinal Joseph Fesch (1763-1839), the half-brother of Napoleon’s mother, Letizia Ramolino Bonaparte, is among the superb selection of Old Masters being shown by Bernheimer-Colnaghi at the XXVth Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris from 15 to 22 September 2010. (Stand no. S02) The Oyster Eater, which shows a young man caught in the act of eating an oyster, was painted by Henri Stresor (1613?-1679) and has... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2010

Lawsuit BY Heirs to the Herzog Collection Over $100 Million Art Collection is Largest Holocaust Art Claim

Lucas Cranach the Elder, The Annunciation to Saint Joachim WASHINGTON, DC.- Heirs to the Herzog Collection, the largest private art collection in Hungary prior to World War II, filed suit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia late yesterday to seek the return of artworks illegally held by Hungary since the Holocaust. The heirs are also demanding a full and transparent inventory of looted art from the Herzog Collection held by Hungary, marking the first time a request of this nature has ever been made... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2010

Bernheimer-Colnaghi at XXVth Biennale des Antiquaires

Lucas Cranach the Elder and Studio (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) The Ill-Matched Lovers. Oil on panel, 19 x 14 cm Bernheimer-Colnaghi will bring a superb selection of Old Master Paintings to the XXVth Biennale des Antiquaires which takes place at the Grand Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris, from Wednesday 15 to Wednesday 22 September 2010. It is very appropriate that the venerable firm should come to Paris in its 250th anniversary year as its remarkable story began in that city in 1760 when Colnaghi was founded by an... [Lire la suite]