16 mars 2010

Bernheimer-Colnaghi sells Cranach at Maastricht‏

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), David and Bathsheba. Oil on limewood panel, 115 x 79.3 cm Konrad Bernheimer of Bernheimer-Colnaghi is pleased to announce the sale of one of the masterpieces on his stand at TEFAF Maastricht (12 to 21 March 2010).   The painting of David and Bathsheba by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), which had an asking price of € 5.3 million, was sold to a European private collector.  A good way to start the 250th anniversary year! The meeting of David and Bathsheba was a popular... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2010

Bernheimer-Colnaghi to feature masterpieces & newly-discovered works at TEFAF

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) David and Bathsheba. Signed lower right with the device of a winged serpent and dated: 1534. Oil on limewood panel, 115 x 79.3 cm Bernheimer-Colnaghi celebrates its 250th anniversary year by bringing a splendid selection of works that will appeal to collectors at all levels to TEFAF, the world’s leading art and antiques fair, which takes place at the Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre (MECC) in the Netherlands from Friday 12 to Sunday 21 March 2010. Stand 306. Amongst the most... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2010

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) Judith and Holofernes

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) Judith and Holofernes. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 signed with the artist's device of a dragon with wings folded (upper right) - oil on panel - 8¼ x 5¾ in. (21 x 14.6 cm.) - Estimate $500,000 - $700,000 Provenance: Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 27 November 1963, lot 55 (£2,000). Lawrence Fleischman collection, New York. Literature : D. Koepplin and T. Falk, Lukas Cranach, exhibition catalogue, Basel, 1974, I, pp. 419-420, no. 287, fig. 235. Exhibited:... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2010

Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours at Christie's

Sir William Orpen, R.A., R.H.A. (Stillgoran, 1878-1931 London), "In Dublin Bay: Portrait of the Artist's Wife", signed 'ORPEN'. Oil on canvas, (105.5 x 83 cm.) 41½ x 32 3/4 inches. Est. 700,000 - 1,000,000 U.S. dollars. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Following the record-breaking success of its Old Master & 19th Century Art sale in December in London, Christie’s presents its flagship New York sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors in a two-part auction on... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2009

Portrait of a Bearded Young Man, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar).

Portrait of a Bearded Young Man, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar). Oil on linden panel. Signed upper left with the artist's device of a dragon with spread wings; dated 1518. Height : 42.00 cm; Width : 28.00 cm. Price on application. Notes: The Portrait of a Bearded Young Man is dated 1518, a year after Luther posted his Ninety-five Theses, setting in motion the Protestant Reformation. During the following years much of Cranach's and his patron's energy were taken up with this religious battle, and the... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2009

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Martin Luther

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Martin Luther bears the artist's device of a winged serpent centre left - oil on panel, in an italian carved and gilt wood frame - Estimate 80,000—120,000 GBP. Sold 97,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Galerie Pardo, Paris;With Pietro Accorsi, Turin, from whom acquired by the present owner. NOTE: Probably executed in Cranach's workshop in the 1540s, this portrait represents Martin Luther (1483-1546) at a fairly advanced age, probably in his late forties or early fifties. There is a... [Lire la suite]
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18 mai 2009

"Lucas Cranach in Bremen" @ The Paula Modersohn Becker Museum

Restorer Angelika Hoffmeister places the portrait of Martin Luther’s wife, Katharina von Bora (r) beside her husband's, made by German Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach at Kunstsammlung Boettcherstrasse in Bremen, Germany.  Photo: EPA/Ingo Wagner. BREMEN, GERMANY.- The Paula Modersohn Becker Museum in Bremen opened the exhibition "Lucas Cranach in Bremen" which runs through August 23. As the leading member of a German family of artists, Lucas Cranach was a painter, printmaker and book illustrator with a most... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2009

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (KRONACH 1472 - 1553 WEIMAR), Lucretia

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (KRONACH 1472 - 1553 WEIMAR), Lucretia bears the artist's signature of a plumed serpent upper right. oil on panel. 57 by 34.5 cm.; 22 1/2 by 13 5/8 in. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP PROVENANCE: With Galerie van Diemen & Co., Berlin;Their forced liquidation sale Berlin, Paul Graupe, 26-27 April 1935, vol. II, lot 17;Anonymous sale, Cologne, Lempertz, 8 May 1969, lot 19;Private Collection, New York;Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, Old Master Paintings, 13 October 1989, lot 54, as Cranach... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2009

Norwegian Police Recover Stolen Cranach Painting and Detain Suspect

Image of the painting made by German painter Lucas Cranach (1472-1553), which was stolen yesterday from the Larvik church, in the south of Norway, where it had been housed since 1677. Photo: EFE OSLO.- Police in Norway recovered Lucas Cranach the Elder´s 16th century painting which had been stolen on Sunday from a church in Larvik, south of Oslo. One man was held in custody and is suspected of stealing the painting which according to experts is worth $2 million to $3 million. Police inspector Magnar Pedersen told NRK television... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2009

Painting by Lucas Cranach the Elder Stolen from Lutheran Church in Norway

Image of the painting made by German painter Lucas Cranach (1472-1553), which was stolen yesterday from the Larvik church, in the south of Norway, where it had been housed since 1677. Photo: EFE OSLO.- A 450-year-old painting made by Lucas Cranach the Elder and estimated to be worth over $2 million was stolen from a Lutheran church in Norway. “Suffer the Little Children to Come unto Me” had been hanging at the Larvik church in southern part of the country for the past 330 years. The painting shows Christ in a blue robe holding... [Lire la suite]
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