08 juillet 2011

Francesco Guardi, (Venice 1712 - 1793), The piazza San Marco with the Basilica and campanile.

Francesco Guardi, (Venice 1712 - 1793), The Piazza San Marco with the Basilica and Campanile. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, 23.8 by 33 cm.; 9 3/8 by 13 in. ESTIMATE 400,000-600,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 735,650 GBP PROVENANCE; Baron E. de Beurnonville, Paris, before 1881; His sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 9-16 May 1881, lot 647; M. Antoine Marmontel, Place St. Marc, Paris; His sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 28-29 March 1898, lot 2; M. Carlo Broglio, Paris, until 1950; Mrs. Berndt, Paris; Anonymous sale, Paris, Musée... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2011

An Italian mid-19th century black and gilt Japanned and painted cabinet on stand, Venice or Rome, re-using an earlier cabinet

An Italian mid-19th century black and gilt Japanned and painted cabinet on stand, Venice or Rome, re-using an earlier cabinet. photo Bonhams the rectangular parcel-gilt top above a pair of cupboard doors decorated with pagodas and Oriental figures, opening to reveal an architectural interior with balustrade balcony, niches and arrangement of drawers fronted with panels depicting landscapes with animals and figures dressed in typical costumes, the sides decorated with flowers, on a later base with butterflies and foliage, on... [Lire la suite]
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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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03 juillet 2011

Three landscapes of Bartolomeo Pedon (Venice 1665-1732)

Bartolomeo Pedon (Venice 1665-1732), A wooded landscape with travellers and a mule crossing a bridge, with mountains beyond; and Travellers on a bridge above a waterfall with a hilltop village beyond . Photo Bonhams a pair, oil on canvas; 93 x 112cm (36 5/8 x 44 1/8in).(2). Estimate: £18,000 - 25,000, € 20,000 - 28,000, US$ 30,000 - 41,000 PROVENANCE: A noble villa in Lombardy, from which acquired at the end of the 19th century by an old Milanese family and thence by descent to the present owner Bartolomeo Pedon (Venice... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2011

Circle of Gaetano Verturali (Lucca 1701-1783), A capriccio of the entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice

Circle of Gaetano Verturali (Lucca 1701-1783), A capriccio of the entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice, with the Punta della Dogana and the Church of Santa Maria della Salute.  Photo Bonhams oil on canvas, 70.2 x 178.4cm (27 5/8x 70 1/4in).. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000, € 11,000 - 17,000, US$ 16,000 - 25,000 PROVENANCE: A noble villa in Lombardy, from which acquired at the end of the 19th century by an old Milanese family and thence by descent to the present owner Bonhams. Old Master Paintings, 6 Jul 2011, New Bond Street... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2011

Attributed to Joseph Heinz the Younger (Augsburg 1600-1678 Vienna), The Carnival bullfight in Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Venice

Attributed to Joseph Heinz the Younger (Augsburg 1600-1678 Vienna), The Carnival bullfight in Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Venice.  Photo Bonhams Oil on canvas, 88.6 x 120.5cm (34 7/8x 47 7/16in). Estimate: £7,000 - 10,000, € 7,800 - 11,000, US$ 11,000 - 16,000 Note: The present work may be compared to the Carnival Scene in the Campo San Paolo in the Correr Museum, Venice. The Carnival Bullfight, an ironic imitation of Spanish bullfighting, was amongst the most popular of kermesses in Venice. It was held in various areas of... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2011

Venice by Eugenio Benvenuti (Italian, 1881-1959) & Nicholas Briganti (American, 1861-1944)

Eugenio Benvenuti  (Italian, 1881-1959) , Venice.  Photo Doyle New York Signed E Benvenuti (lr) . Watercolor on paper  Sight 20 3/4 x 30 3/4 inches  Repaired tear in the sky at upper left. Not examined out of the frame. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Nicholas Briganti (American, 1861-1944), Venice.  Photo Doyle New York Signed N. Briganti (lr). Oil on canvas. 24 x 30 inches. Estimate $1,200-1,800 C Estate of Richard Bowman Doyle New York. Belle Epoque: 19th & 20th Century Decorative Arts.... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2011

'Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts' @ Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Shah Jahan Receives the Persian Ambassador, Muhammad Ali Beg. Folio from the Windsor Padshahnama, India, c. 1633. Ink, colors, and gold on paper. 12 5/8 x 8 5/8. The Royal Collection, Windsor. ©2011 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts, a major international loan exhibition, which explores Islamic art through the universal tradition of gift giving. Many of the most spectacular and historically significant... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2011

"Illuminating the Serenissima: Books of the Republic of Venice" @ Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Commissione of Doge Francesco Donato to Vincenzo Gritti as Lieutenant of Udine, 1546. leone andante, St. Vincent Ferrer, Latin inscription reading ‘I Francesco Donato, by the grace of God, Doge of Venice, etc’, putti raising the Gritti family arms, antique armor and trophies. Paint and gold paint on vellum, height 24 cm by width 17 cm by depth 4 cm (closed). BOSTON, MA.- From May 3 to June 19, visitors to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum are invited to take a closer look at seven Venetian manuscripts from the museum’s extensive... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2011

Francesco Guardis 'Venice, a view of the Rialto' @ Sotheby's London

LONDON.- Sothebys employee Maria Sheremeteva studies Francesco Guardis Venice, a view of the Rialto Bridge before it will be sold at auction on July 6, 2011, the painting estimated to fetch in the region of 20 million pounds, US$32.21 million. AP Photo/Joel Ryan. LONDON.- Sothebys employee Maria Sheremeteva studies Francesco Guardis Venice, a view of the Rialto Bridge before it will be sold at auction on July 6, 2011, the painting is estimated to fetch in the region of 20 million pounds, US$32.21 million. AP Photo/Joel Ryan. ... [Lire la suite]
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