13 novembre 2009

Caravaggio/Bacon Exhibition @ Galleria Borghese, Rome

Michelangelo Merisi called Caravaggio, David with the Head of Goliath (1609-10) oil on canvas cm. 125x101. Galleria Borghese, Rome ROME (REUTERS).- Portraits by Italian master Caravaggio and Irish-born 20th-century painter Francis Bacon stand side-by-side in new exhibition connecting their tormented views of humanity despite contrasting approaches to realism. The show at Rome's Galleria Borghese marks 400 years since Caravaggio's death and 100 years since Bacon's birth and at its heart lies their shared fascination with the... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2009

Michelangelo Maestri (Rom um 1779-um 1812), Amor Pazzo and Medea & follower, Trionfo d'amore and Union d'amore

Michelangelo Maestri (Rom um 1779-um 1812), Amor Pazzo and Medea „Amor Pazzo“ and „Medea“ are after the frescoes formerly in the vault of the Salone of the Villa Lante in Rome by Guilio Romano, who also was the architect of the villa. designated: “nach Giulio Romano”; hand painted passepartout and originally framed, 41 x 56 cm. Price on application The nine gouaches by Michelangelo Maestri incorporate motifs from the recently discovered Antique room decorations at Pompeii and Herculaneum o rare based on... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2009

"Roman Imperial Painting" @ the Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome

A detail of a female portrait coming from Hawara, a site near the Fayum oasis, Egypt, dated 54-68 AD, is on display in the exhibition "Roman Imperial Painting", in Rome, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009. The exhibition, made of frescoes, portraits on wood and on glass, decorations and landscapes from patrician domus is completely devoted to the painting of the ancient Rome. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito) ROME (AP).- Frescoes that once adorned Roman villas are going on display in a new exhibit that shows the tastes of ancient... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2009

1980s Roberto Capucci Couture Sculpted Ballgown, Rome

1980s Roberto Capucci Couture Sculpted Ballgown, Rome Built from bottom up, this couture gown is made of 100% textured silk and completely 3-dimensional. 100% Silk and 100% Bemberg Lining. size: 10/12 US, bust: 17 in., waist: 15.5 in., hip: 18.5 in., length: 60.5 in. Price contact dealer Torso Vintages. 272 Sutter St. San Francisco CA, 94108 - Phone: 415 391 3166 - E-Mail: john@torsovintages.com
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23 juillet 2009

Stèle épigraphique, colonne épigraphique et stèle votive @ Kohn - Cannes

Importante stèle épigraphique. Asie Mineure ou Proche-Orient. 9è-10è siècle Dalle rectangulaire en marbre ou calcaire dur entièrement couverte d'inscriptions en caractères coufiques archaïques parfaitement calligraphiées sur 32 lignes régulièrement disposées et finement gravées. H. 118.5 cm. Estimation : 130 000 / 160 000 € Stèle votive à fronton. Rome ou Carthage, époque romaine. Sculptée, en bas-relief dans le creux, sur cinq registres horizontaux : motifs floraux ; corbeilles de fruits (grenades) ; taureau de... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2009

Trois lots-phares de la vente Archéologies par Vincent Wapler - SVV MICA

Portrait d’une patricienne romaine coiffée d’une calotte ajustée surmontée d’un voile à plis. Rome, Ier siècle avant J.-C - Ier siècle après J.-C. ramené sur sa tête et provenant de son vêtement drapé. Les traits de son visage aux yeux vides des Grecs sont profondément marqués. Des sillons latéraux s oulignent ses pommettes. Les plis nasogéniens très creusés accentuent l’austérité du portrait de cette femme âgée aux lèvres fines et serrées, bien dessinées et au menton proéminent. Marbre blanc micacé d’origine hellène. Manques... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2009

Louis Lagrenée (1724-1805), L’Amitié consolant la Vieillesse de la perte de la beauté et du départ des plaisirs, 1786

Louis Lagrenée (1724-1805), L’Amitié consolant la Vieillesse de la perte de la beauté et du départ des plaisirs, toile, signée "Lagrenée Pinxit / Roma / 1786", 74 x 103 cm. Estimation : 30 000/40 000 €. Bayeux, lundi 13 avril. Bayeux Enchères SVV. Cabinet Turquin.
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26 mars 2009

"Confrontations" @ the bunker that fascist dictator Benito Mussolini built in Rome

The bunker that fascist dictator Benito Mussolini built in Rome has now been converted into an art gallery where contemporary works of art will be shown. A work of art made by artist Alfredo Rapetti appears beside the machines that provided energy and ventilation to the bunker. Photo: EFE/Iván Fombella ROME.- The bunker that fascist dictator Benito Mussolini built in the EUR neighborhood in Rome will now be used as an art gallery where contemporary artists will show their work. In the 475 square meters that the underground... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2009

"Carvers and Collectors: The Lasting Allure of Ancient Gems" @ the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa

Unknown, Cameo set into a ring, 1st century A.D. Sardonyx set in modern gold ring. Greatest extent: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.) The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California LOS ANGELES, CA.- Carved gemstones have captivated connoisseurs and collectors of every age, from antiquity to the present. Carvers and Collectors: The Lasting Allure of Ancient Gems, on view from March 19 – September 7, 2009, at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, brings together remarkable intaglios and cameos carved by ancient master... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2009

"From Raphael to Carracci: The Art of Papal Rome" @ the National Gallery of Canada

Alessandro Allori (1535–1607), Laocoon, c. late 1550s. Oil on panel, 73 x 57.2 cm. Private Collection, New York ONTARIO.- Italian art takes centre stage this spring and throughout the summer at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC). The major exhibition From Raphael to Carracci: The Art of Papal Rome, is on view exclusively at the NGC from May 29 until September 7, 2009, and examines Renaissance Rome through a careful selection of 150 exceptional paintings and drawings. Presented by Sun Life Financial, the works assembled for... [Lire la suite]
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