03 juillet 2011

A South German 17th century polychrome decorated model of the head of Saint John the Baptist

A South German 17th century polychrome decorated model of the head of Saint John the Baptist. Photo Bonhams the head mounted on an oval dish with gilt edge rim, crack to dish, 29.5cm wide (11.5" wide). Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000, US$ 4,900 - 8,200, € 3,500 - 5,800 Bonhams. Fine European Furniture, Sculpture and Works of Art including the Beurdeley collection, 6 Jul 2011, New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
08 février 2011

Circle of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1562-1609), Saint John the Baptist with a lamb

Circle of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (Italian, 1562-1609), Saint John the Baptist with a lamb. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 oil on canvas, 60 x 47 in. (152.5 x 119.4 cm.) - Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $35,000 Provenance: Marie-Caroline, Duchesse de Berry; Sale, Paris, 19 April 1865, lot 99, as 'Monrealèse: Saint-Jean assis, caressant son mouton'. Notes: This painting - which shows the clear influence of Caravaggio's Saint John the Baptist (commissioned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese and now in... [Lire la suite]
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]
05 juin 2010

HBU unveils Van Dyck masterpiece in Belin Chapel

Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), "Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness" HOUSTON, TX.- During a special dedication ceremony on Wednesday, June 2, Houston Baptist University unveiled "Saint John the Baptist in the Wilderness," the 17th century masterpiece by Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641), in the Belin Chapel in the Morris Cultural Arts Center on the HBU campus. The painting, a generous donation from the collection of University friends William and Sharon Morris, is the latest in a series of recent... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2009

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness oil on panel. 40.5 by 28 cm.; 16 by 11 in. Est. 12,000—18,000 GBP. Lot Sold 31,250 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's