26 avril 2009

Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto, The Feast day of the Ascension, Venice: The Bacino di San Marco, looking west,

Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto, The Feast day of the Ascension, Venice: The Bacino di San Marco, looking west, with the Zecca, the Libreria, the Ducal Palace and the Bucintoro moored at the Riva degli Schiavoni, Santa Maria della Salute and the entrance to the Grand Canal beyond oil on canvas. 37 x 59¾ in. (94 x 151.8 cm.). Est. £50,000 - £70,000 - Lot sold £115,250 Provenance: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Butler by 1938, and by descent to the present owners. Christie's. Old Master Pictures. 24 April 2009.... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2009

Orazio Samacchini (Bologna 1532-1577), The Baptism of Christ

Orazio Samacchini (Bologna 1532-1577), The Baptism of Christ with the coat-of-arms of Johann Caspar and Jacob Franz Brücker (centre left); oil on canvas; 59 1/8 x 47 7/8 in. (150.3 x 121.7 cm.). Est. £70,000 - £100,000 - Lot sold £169,250 Provenance: Johann Caspar Brücker, Altdorf, by whom given c. 1690, as the dowry of his daughter, the Capuchine Abbess of Altdorf, toThe Capuchine Cloister, Altdorf, until c. 1900, when purchased by a priest, by whom bequeathed toIngenbohl Convent, Canton Schwyz, until at least 1959.The... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2009

James Abbott McNeill Whistler @ The Frick Collection

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux, 1881–82, oil on canvas, The Frick Collection. Photo: Michael Bodycomb. NEW YORK, NY.- This summer The Frick Collection will present a focus exhibition dedicated to the colorful and often controversial artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). The Frick’s ensemble of four full-length portraits by Whistler will be displayed in the museum’s Oval Room alongside his evocative seascape, Symphony in Grey and Green: The Ocean (1866). The... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2009

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Red Self-Portrait

Yan Pei-Ming (B. 1960), Red Self-Portrait signed, titled and dated 2007 on the reverse. oil on canvas. 137 3/4 x 137 3/4 in. 349.9 x 349.9 cm. Est. 700,000—900,000 USD PROVENANCE: David Zwirner, New YorkAcquired by the present owner from the above in May 2007 EXHIBITED: New York, David Zwirner, Yan Pei-Ming: You Maintain a Sense of Balance in the Midst of Great Success, May - June 2007Peekskill, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, XXL-Recent Large Scale Painting, September 2007 - July 2008, cat. no. 23 ... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2009

Nicolas Régnier (Maubeuge, Flanders xcrca 1590 - 1667 Venice), Saint Christina

Nicolas Régnier (Maubeuge, Flanders xcrca 1590 - 1667 Venice), Saint Christina oil on canvas. 168 by 119 cm.; 66 1/4 by 46 7/8 in. Est. 30,000—50,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Lt. Col. J. Clitherow;His Sale, Christie's, 25 November 1932, lot 77, as "Guido", for 88 gns. to Spiller;Anonymous sale, Copenhagen, Bruun Rasmussen, 7 November 1996, lot 163, where purchased by the present owner. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: A. Lemoine, Nicolas Régnier, Paris 2007, p. 286, cat. no. 108, reproduced in colour p. 149. NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2009

ICONIC - Works by REN ZHENYU @ Olyvia Oriental, London

Ren Zhenyu, Albert Einstein, 2009. Oil on canvas, h: 100 x w: 90 cm Olyvia Oriental is proud to host Iconic,Ren Zhenyu’s maiden UK solo show, which runs from April 17th until May 10th. The exhibition features the latest works by the respected Chinese artist and is part of Olyvia Oriental’s mission to promote fresh and original art that contributes to the discourse of visual culture. Ren Zhenyu, Damian Hirst, 2009.  Oil on canvas, h: 100 x w: 90 cm Born in Tianjin in 1976, Ren Zhenyu graduated in 1999 from the... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2009

Jan Onghers (Dutch, 1656-1735), A still life with apricots, grapes, a wine glass and a watch

Jan Onghers (Dutch, 1656-1735), A still life with apricots, grapes, a wine glass and a watch signed and indistinctly inscribed 'onghers fec[.]' (lower right), oil on canvas, 22 1/2 x 16 1/2in (57.2 x 41.9cm). Estimate: $12,000 - 18,000 Bonhams. European Paintings, 21 Apr 2009. New York and San Francisco. www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
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17 avril 2009

Attributed to Cornelis de Wael (Flemish, 1592-1667), A view of the Colosseum with numerous figures in the foreground

Attributed to Cornelis de Wael (Flemish, 1592-1667), A view of the Colosseum with numerous figures in the foreground oil on canvas. 36 x 59in (91.5 x 150cm). Estimate: $20,000 - 30,000 Provenance: Private collection, Nordrhein Westfalen, GermanyPrivate collection, Sweden Bonhams. European Paintings, 21 Apr 2009. New York and San Francisco. www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
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17 avril 2009

Leonardo Coccorante (Italian, 1680-1750), A capriccio view with ruins, figures in the foreground and the sea beyond

Leonardo Coccorante (Italian, 1680-1750), A capriccio view with ruins, figures in the foreground and the sea beyond oil on canvas. 41 x 31 1/2in (104.2 x 80cm). Estimate: $20,000 - 30,000 Footnote: We would like to thank Professor David Marshall for authenticating this painting from a photograph. Notice:  Prof. David Marshall has indicated that this painting is typical of the artists work in imagery and handling and can be compared to Ruins by the Sea: Storm Effect in Grenoble, (Musée de Peinture et de... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2009

Jacob Marrel (Frankenthal 1613/14 - 1681 Frankfurt-Am-Main), A still life with grapes, pomegranates and peaches in a silver dish

Jacob Marrel (Frankenthal 1613/14 - 1681 Frankfurt-Am-Main), A still life with grapes, pomegranates and peaches in a silver dish signed and dated lower right: Jacob Marrel/ fecit 1671. oil on canvas. 47.5 by 36.5 cm.; 18 3/4 by 14 3/8 in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP NOTE: We are grateful to Fred G. Meijer for endorsing the attribution on the basis of photographs and for identifying this as a late work. Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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