31 mai 2010

Old Master Paintings from a Private Collection to Be Offered at Sotheby's

"A View of the Grand Canal Looking North-East with the Churches of Santa Lucia and the Scalzi) by Apollinion Domenichini (detail). Estimate: £80,000-£100,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- The word Venice is, to many, evocative of grand canals and sleepy backwaters, lined with the facades of beautiful palazzi. What lies behind those facades, however, often remains a mystery. Sotheby’s sale, the Splendour of Venice, to be held in London on Tuesday July 6, 2010, allows a glimpse into the dazzlingly beautiful world that existed... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2010

Acclaimed Artist and Filmmaker Gerry Fox Exhibits at Eleven Fine Art

Gerry Fox, After Renoir, 2010, 35 mm film transferred to Blu-Ray disc BERLIN.- For his first exhibition at Eleven, acclaimed artist and filmmaker Gerry Fox will realise a brand new series of video works based on 19th century paintings. While in Venice making a large-scale installation about this contemporary city last year, Fox came across a series of works by famous painters including Turner, Sargent, Manet, Monet and Renoir all featuring gondolas in the city’s canals. He set out to recreate these paintings on the highest... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2010

Views of Venice @ Sotheby's. Old Master Paintings and British Paintings. 29 Apr 10. London

Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, 19th Century, Venice, the entrance to the grand canal with the dogana and the church of Santa Maria della Salute to the left. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, 76.6 by 127 cm.; 30 1/8 by 50 in. Est. 25,000—35,000 GBP. Lot Sold 67,250 GBP Venetian School, early 19th Century, Venice, a view of the bacino di San Marco. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, unlined, 50.5 by 67 cm.; 19 7/8 by 26 3/8 in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 27,500 GBP Henry Pether, Venice, View... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2010

A set of eight Italian silver "artichoke" salt shakers and eight pepper mills, Missiaglia, Venice, late 20th century

A set of eight Italian silver "artichoke" salt shakers and eight pepper mills, Missiaglia, Venice, late 20th century. photo Sotheby's salt shaker marked on base, pepper mill marked on end of stalk. weight 78 oz 4 dwt gross/2438 g. measurements: length of pepper mill 8 in./20.3 cm. Est. 3,000—5,000 USD. Lot Sold 35,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman: The London Residence. 28 Apr 10. New York www.sothebys.com
29 janvier 2010

Attributed to Tiziano Aspetti (1550 - 1606), Apostles Peter and Paul, Italy, Venice, circa 1600

Attributed to Tiziano Aspetti (1550 - 1606), Apostles Peter and Paul, Italy, Venice, circa 1600. photo Sotheby's a pair, bronze; heights 35 7/8 in., 35 1/2 in.; 91 cm, 90 cm. Est. 300,000—500,000 USD. Lot Sold 542,500 USD PROVENANCE: Baron Maurice de Rothschild, Paris; Mrs. Anna Thomson Dodge, Rose Terrace, Grosse Point Farms, Michigan; Sold Christie's, London, June 24, 1971, lot 4; Cyril Humphris, London LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Duveen 1938, vol.II NOTE: RELATED LITERATURE: Benacchio 1930-1939;... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2010

Experts Restored Part of Venice's Gothic Palazzo Ducale

A view of the "Scala dei Giganti" (stairway of giants) part of the inner courtyard of the "Palazzo Ducale di Venezia". AP Photo/Luigi Costantini The gothic palace in St. Mark's Square housed the city's top official, the Doge, when Venice was the capital of an independent and powerful republic. The museum that now preserves the palace said Thursday that experts had restored the facades overlooking an internal courtyard and the adjoining Church of St. Nicholas. During the work on what was the Doge's private... [Lire la suite]
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13 décembre 2009

Three views of Venice sold @ Bonhams

Venetian School, circa 1800, The Grand Canal, Venice, with the Palazzo Pisani, Palazzo Grimani and the Rialto Bridge in the distance © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd oil on canvas - 47.3 x 74.4cm (18 5/8 x 29 5/16in).- Sold for £23,400 NOTE: The present composition is a variant of that employed by Canaletto which is now in the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo. It was clearly a popular view, given the various autograph versions and the number of works by later imitators, some of which have been attributed to Giuseppe Bernardino Bison... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2009

Miguel Correa (Né à New York, Etats-Unis en 1949), Venice, 2008

Miguel Correa (Né à New York, Etats-Unis en 1949), Venice, 2008 Edition 1/8. Tirage sur papier coton Hahnemüller baryté. Signé et numéroté au dos. 150 x 113 cm. Estimation : 3 000 / 3 500 € Vente du Dimanche 9 août 2009. Design, Mobilier XXe, Hommage à Le Corbusier, Dufy, Férier, Made in Usa. Kohn - Cannes. Michel Roudillon. Pour tous renseignements, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au +33 (0) 1 44 18 73 00 Miguel Correa. Né à New York., élevé en Suisse, a été l'assistant de Hiro et Avedon. Vit à Miami
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25 juillet 2009

Jacques Guiaud (French, 1811-1876) Santa Maria Della Salute, Venice

Jacques Guiaud (French, 1811-1876)  Santa Maria Della Salute, Venice signed 'J.Guiaud.' (lower left), and further signed indistinctly (below) watercolour, 17½ x 12½ in. (44.4 x 31.7 cm.) Estimate £1,200 - £1,800  Christie's. Interiors. 28 July 2009. London, South Kensington www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Jacques  GUIAUD (1810-1876). "Ce sont les hasards de la vie d’artiste qui font naître Jacques Guiaud à Chambéry le 17 mai 1810... Jacques Guiaud se marie à Louise Eléonore Trémery dont... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2009

Vera Lutter @ Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles

Vera Lutter, Campo Santa Sofia, Venice, XV: December 12, 2007. Unique gelato silver print, 68 5/16 X 56 in. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Gagosian Gallery announced an exhibition of large-scale unique photographs by Vera Lutter. This is her first exhibition in Los Angeles. In Lutter's conceptual approach to the camera obscura, the most rudimentary form of photography, the apparatus records in a very direct and immediate way what exists in the world outside. By choosing to retain the negative image, she transforms the visual facts of her... [Lire la suite]
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