26 juin 2010

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S. (1833-1898) Portrait head of Kate Dolan, in profile to right

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S. (1833-1898) Portrait head of Kate Dolan, in profile to right. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 signed with initials and dated '1890' (lower left) pencil, black, white and red chalk on tinted tuscan red paper; 10 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (25.9 x 24.9 cm.) Estimate £30,000 - £50,000  Price Realized £32,450 Literature: B. Harrison & B. Waters, Burne-Jones, 1973, pl. 249. Exhibited: Springfield, 1988, no. 41.Springfield, 1993. Notes: Although little is known about her,... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2010

William Holman Hunt, R.W.S., O.M. (1827-1910) Study for the head of Christ in 'The Shadow of Death'

William Holman Hunt, R.W.S., O.M. (1827-1910) Study for the head of Christ in 'The Shadow of Death'. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 pencil, red chalk and brown wash, heightened with white on paper incised along the left, right and lower margin; 11½ x 11¼ in. (29.2 x 28.3 cm.) Estimate £20,000 - £30,000 Price Realized £49,250 Provenance: Dow's auction house, Edinburgh, c. 1970.Leslie Wells.with Anthony Mould, London, by January 1984.with Agnew's, London, by April 1984, where purchased by the present owner. Literature:... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2010

Three drawings of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Il Guercino @ Sotheby's NY, Old Master Drawings sale

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Il Guercino (Cento 1591 - 1666 Bologna), Saint Peter. photo Sotheby's Red chalk within red chalk framing lines, on paper laid down on canvas; bears ink numbering on the backing: III. 10 5/8 by 8 in; 270 by 204 mm. Est. 18,000—22,000 USD. Lot Sold 95,500 USD PROVENANCE: Possibly Casa Gennari NOTE: This impressive study of St. Peter is one of a number of bust- or half-length representations of saints which were made by Guercino throughout his career. See, for example, the series of Four... [Lire la suite]