06 juillet 2011

Rosalba Carriera (Venice 1675-1757), Portrait of a young child, bust-length, in blue costume.

Rosalba Carriera (Venice 1675-1757), Portrait of a young child, bust-length, in blue costume. Photo Bonhams pastel on paper, laid down on board, 30.6 x 24.2cm (12 1/16x 9 1/2in). unframed. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, € 11,000 - 17,000, US$ 16,000 - 25,000. Unsold Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 6 Jul 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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19 mai 2011

"Pastel Portraits: Images of 18th-Century Europe" @ Metropolitan Museum

Jean Baptiste Perronneau (French, Paris 1715-1783 Amsterdam), Olivier Journu (1724-1764), 1756. Pastel on blue-gray laid paper, laid down on canvas, 22 7/8 x 18 ½ in. (58.1 x 47 cm). Signed and dated (upper right, in graphite): Perronneau / 1756. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Wrightsman Fund, 2003 (2003.26) NEW YORK, N Y.- Pastel quite suddenly became popular throughout Europe in the 18th century, so much so that, by 1750, some 2,500 artists and amateurs were working in pastel in Paris alone. Portraits in pastel were commissioned... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2010

Rosalba Carriera (Venice 1675-1757) Portrait of a young woman, bust-length, with a pearl necklace and earrings

Rosalba Carriera (Venice 1675-1757) Portrait of a young woman, bust-length, with a pearl necklace and earrings and orange blossom in her hair. photo Bonhams pastel on paper, 29.8 x 26.2cm (11 3/4 x 10 5/16in). Sold for £20,400 PROVENANCE: Sale, Dennett Sons, Dublin, 1925Where purchased by H. S. George Dee (according to a label on the reverse)Sale, Christie's, London, 6 July 1991With Roy Fisher, New York, 1995EXHIBITED: Mostra Internazionale dell'Antiquariato, Omaggio a Rosalba Carriera: Miniature e pastelli nelle collezioni... [Lire la suite]
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