06 juin 2011

Two Saint Sebastian, 17th & 18th century @ Nagel Auktionen

Saint Sebastian. 2nd half of 17th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen Oak wood, carved with a slightly flattened back. Polychromy missing, Later plinth. H. 87 cm. Damaged. Estimate 1200 € Saint Sebastian. South German, early 18th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen Limewood, carved in full round. Later polychromy. H. 106 cm. Damages. Estimate 1000€ Nagel Auktionen. June 9th 2011. www.auction.de
14 avril 2011

Attributed to Luca Giordano, called Fa Presto (Naples 1634 - 1705), Saint Sebastian

Attributed to Luca Giordano, called Fa Presto (Naples 1634 - 1705), Saint Sebastian. Photo Sotheby's Oil on canvas; 125.5 by 97.5cm.; 49¼ by 38¼ in. Estimate 12,000—18,000 GBP. Lot Sold 13,750 GBP NOTE: Another version of the composition is in the Pinacoteca Nazionale in Lucca (see O. Ferrari and G. Scavizzi, Luca Giordano, L'opera completa, Naples 1992, vol. I, p. 252, cat. no. A12, reproduced vol. II, p. 451, fig. 70). Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 14 Apr 11. London www.sothebys.com
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23 janvier 2011

Agony and Ecstasy: A Rediscovered Masterpiece on View @ Moretti Fine Art, NY

Saint Sebastian by Jacobus Agnesius, circa 1638. NEW YORK, NY.- Once again, Andrew Butterfield and Fabrizio Moretti, the renowned Re- naissance and Baroque specialists, will collaborate to present Agony, Ecstasy, Ivory: The Saint Sebastian of Agnesius, A Rediscovered Masterpiece, at Moretti Fine Art/Adam Williams Fine Art 24 East 80th Street, January 21–February 4, 2011. Coinciding with the Old Master Drawings Week and the auction house sales, this rare sculpture accompanies an exhibition of significant Italian and other... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2010

German ivory, 17th-18th century @ Sotheby's

German, late 17th/ early 18th century. Turned cup with flowers. photo Sotheby's ivory; 25cm., 9 3/4 in. Estimate 20,000—30,000 GBP.. Lot Sold 51,650 GBP German, late 17th/ early 18th century. Turned cup. photo Sotheby's ivory; 23.5cm., 9¼in. Estimate 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 49,250 GBP NOTE: These two intricately turned ivory cups (see also lot 100) are excellent examples of a noble tradition in European art. The turner's lathe captured the imagination of the aristocracy from the late Renaissance through to... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2010

Oberlin to Send Masterworks by Rubens, ter Brugghen, Turner to the Phillips

Hendrick ter Bruggen’s Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene (1625). Oil on Canvas. Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio. R. T. Miller Jr. Fund, 1953. WASHINGTON, DC.- Illustrating its unconventional approach to displaying art, The Phillips Collection will present loosely themed groupings of some of its own masterworks with 25 masterpieces from Oberlin College’s Allen Memorial Art Museum. Half of the 24 paintings and one sculpture on loan from the Allen are old masters, dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries. They... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2010

Jan van Bijlert (Utrecht 1597/8-1671), Saint Sebastian attended by Saint Irene

Jan van Bijlert (Utrecht 1597/8-1671), Saint Sebastian attended by Saint Irene. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 oil on canvas 139.7 x 192.4 cm. Est. €80,000 - €120,000 Notes: We are grateful to Dr Paul Huys Janssen for confirming the attribution after inspection of the original (verbal communication, 3 October 2008).The subject of St. Irene was particularly popular in Utrecht at the beginning of the 17th century. St. Sebastian was invoked as a protector against the plague, and an epidemic killed many in the city between... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2010

Spanish School, circa 1500, Saint Sebastian

Spanish School, circa 1500, Saint Sebastian Polychromed wood. Height: 72 cm. Price on request Noël Ribes Vilaragut, 7 - 46002 Valencia - Spain. Tel : +34 96 3523748 - Tel : +34 646728032 - Email address : info@noelribes.com - Website : http://www.noelribes.com