07 mai 2009

Franz Rösel von Rosenhof (1626-1700) A deer looking out of a stable stall, in a red collar

Franz Rösel von Rosenhof (1626-1700) A deer looking out of a stable stall, in a red collar signed, inscribed and dated 'Francesg Röselin.l. ä Rosenhof fecit Nörimberga.i67i.' (lower right); oil on canvas. 21½ x 17½ in. (54.6 x 44.5 cm.). Est. £15,000 - £20,000 - Lot sold £15,000 Provenance: with Herner Wengraf, London, c. 1989.Acquired from the above by Thomas Willes, Esq., Brompton Square, London and by inheritance. Notes: Franz Rösel von Rosenhof was both a landscapist and an animal painter. He studied under... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Buste de jeune fille (Paloma)

Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973), Buste de jeune fille (Paloma) Painted in Vallauris on January 7, 1951. Dated 7.1.51 on the reverse. Oil on canvas. 54.6 by 33 cm. Est. 900,000—1,200,000 USD Claude Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work. Maya Widmaier-Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work. PROVENANCE; Estate of the artist Private Collection, France Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zürich Acquired from the above by the present owner NOTE: This endearing portrait of Picasso's daughter... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

Follower of Frans Snijders, A parrot perched on an abundance of fruit, including oranges, pears, grapes, prunes and a pomegranat

Follower of Frans Snijders, A parrot perched on an abundance of fruit, including oranges, pears, grapes, prunes and a pomegranate oil on canvas, a fragment. 48.4 by 31.5 cm. Est. 5,000—7,000 EUR Sotheby's. Old Master paintings. 05 May 09. Amsterdam www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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02 mai 2009

H.V. Oorschot (active in Antwerp (?) 1660), Still life of white grapes, apricots, cherries and plums in a basket,...

H.V. Oorschot (active in Antwerp (?) 1660), Still life of white grapes, apricots, cherries and plums in a basket, together with a bunch of hazelnuts on a ledge signed and dated lower left: H. V. oorschot. Fecit. 16 60. oil on canvas, laid down on panel. 50.6 by 82.3 cm. Est. 8,000—12,000 EUR NOTE: Very little is known about the artist of this fruit still life. Greindl mentions a still life in the style of Jan Davidsz. de Heem, quite similarly signed and dated F.H.V. oorschot 1651, once recorded with Leegenhoek.1 A Frans van... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

Edwaert Collier (Breda active befoire 1663 - 1708 Leident (?)), A vanitas still life with a skull surmounting a crown, books, ..

Edwaert Collier (Breda active befoire 1663 - 1708 Leident (?)), A vanitas still life with a skull surmounting a crown, books, scrolls, an hour-glass, a violin and other musical instruments, all resting upon a stone ledge signed (strengthened) and dated at the base of the column upper centre: E Collier 1664. oil on canvas. 76.5 by 63.5 cm.; 30 1/8 by 25 in. Est. 10,000—15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP NOTE: The composition is very similar to that in another vanitas still life, signed and dated 1693, which was sold in... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

Follower of Antonio Canaletto (1697-1768) A view of the Riva degli Schiavoni with the Santa Maria della Salute beyond

Follower of Antonio Canaletto (1697-1768) A view of the Riva degli Schiavoni with the Santa Maria della Salute beyond and figures in the foreground oil on canvas. 23 1/2 x 39in (59.5 x 99cm). Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000 Bonhams. The Severin Wunderman Collection, 6 May 2009. 580 Madison Avenue, New York www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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01 mai 2009

Follower of Antonio Canaletto (1697-1768), A view of the Riva degli Schiavoni with the Palazzo Ducale di Venezia

Follower of Antonio Canaletto (1697-1768), A view of the Riva degli Schiavoni with the Palazzo Ducale di Venezia and the Bridge of Sighs and figures in the foreground oil on canvas. 23 1/2 x 39in (59.5 x 99cm).Estimate: $10,000 - 15,000 Bonhams. The Severin Wunderman Collection, 6 May 2009. 580 Madison Avenue, New York www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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01 mai 2009

Tamara de Lempicka (1898 - 1980), A l'opéra

Tamara de Lempicka (1898 - 1980), A l'opéra Painted in 1941. Signed T. de Lempicka and dated 1941 (lower right) Oil on canvas. 76.2 by 50.8 cm. Est. 300,000—400,000 USD PROVENANCE: Barry Friedman Ltd., New York, 1979Acquired by the present owner, Wolfgang Joop, in 1980 EXHIBITED: New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Tamara de Lempicka (Baroness de Kuffner), 1941, no. 18Los Angeles, Julien Levy Galleries, Tamara de Lempicka, 1941, no. 7Milwaukee Art Center, Tamara de Lempicka (Baroness Kuffner), 1942, no. 12Tokyo & Osaka,... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

17th Century follower of Joos van Cleve, Saint Jerome in his study

17th Century follower of Joos van Cleve, Saint Jerome in his study oil on canvas. 62 by 58.2 cm. Est. 6,000—8,000 EUR NOTE: A 17th Century copy after Joos van Cleve's depiction of Saint Jerome, of which an exceptionally large number of variants and replicas originated in the artist's studio and circle.1 The composition was not strictly of Van Cleve's own invention, but was based on Albrecht Dürer's Saint Jerome, painted in 1521 for Ruy Fernández de Almeida, Ambassador of King John III of Portugal, now in the Museu Nacional... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2009

Jasper Geeraerts (Antwerp c. 1620-before 1654), A lobster, a partly-peeled lemon, a basket of fruit, bread, a conch shell, ...

Jasper Geeraerts (Antwerp c. 1620-before 1654), A lobster, a partly-peeled lemon, a basket of fruit, bread, a conch shell and an upturned roemer, with other fruit and vessels on a party-draped table signed 'IASPER. GERADI_:' (lower left, on the table); oil on canvas; 29¼ x 38¼ in. (74.4 x 97.3 cm.). Est. £30,000 - £50,000 - Lot sold £87,650  Provenance: Archduke Leopold Wilhelm (1614-1662), Governor of the Spanish Netherlands.Baron Frederick von Haagen, Berlin.John Scully, Dublin; Christie's, London, 19 July 1926, lot... [Lire la suite]
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