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]
Posté par Alain Truong à 23:19 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
10 mai 2011

The Master of Frankfurt (Place unknown 1460 - 1533 (?) Place unknown), Saint Catherine; Saint Barbara.

The Master of Frankfurt (Place unknown 1460 - 1533 (?)  Place unknown), Saint Catherine; Saint Barbara. Photo Sotheby's a pair, both oil on panel; each: approx. 69.3 by 24.4 cm. Estimate 40,000—60,000 EUR. Lot Sold 96,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Dr. Freund, Berlin;With Bachstitz, The Hague, 1921, no. 3;Mrs. A. Keller, New York, by 1924 (here and above as one panel);With Schaeffer & Brandt Inc., New York, on consignment from Mrs. A. Keller on 4 April 1945;With Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Amsterdam, 1961 (as two separate panels);J.... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472 - 1553 Weimar), Portrait of the Elector Frederick III the Wise of Saxony (1463-1525)

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472 - 1553 Weimar), Portrait of the Elector Frederick III the Wise of Saxony (1463-1525). Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, with inscribed verses on paper attached to the panel; signed with the artist's device of a winged serpent and dated upper left: 1532; 20.3 by 14.4 cm. Estiate 60,000—90,000 EUR. Lot Sold 204,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Bought in Berlin by the present owners in the 1980s. NOTE: This is one of a number of portraits painted by Lucas Cranach of his most important early patron Frederick... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2011

Balthasar van der Ast (Middlebug 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Peaches, Plums, Oranges, Apples, Cherries, Grapes, Red Currants, ...

Balthasar van der Ast (Middlebug 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Peaches, Plums, Oranges, Apples, Cherries, Grapes, Red Currants, Black Currants, Crab Apples and Other Fruit in a Pewter Vase, with a Red Admiral, a Dragonfly and Other Insects, with Grapes and Other Fruit, Seashells, a Lizard, a Caterpillar and a Wasp on a Ledge. photo Sotheby's signed lower right: B Van der Ast, oil on panel, 23 11/16 by 33 3/4 in.; 60.2 by 85.7 cm. Estimate 800,000—1,200,000 USD. Lot Sold 818,500 USD PROVENANCE: Anonymous Sale ("The Property of... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 17:04 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
23 janvier 2011

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar), Portrait of Frederick III (1463-1525), the Wise, Elector of Saxony

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar), Portrait of Frederick III (1463-1525), the Wise, Elector of Saxony, bust-length, in a white shirt, fur-lined coat, and black hat. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed with the artist's device of a dragon with wings folded and dated '1532' (upper left); oil on panel and printed paper laid down on panel ; 7 7/8 x 5¾ in. (20 x 14.6 cm.). Estimate $70,000 - $100,000 labeled (printed paper on panel): (upper right) 'Friderich der Drit Chur- fur[s]t vnd Herzog zu... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 15:43 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
22 janvier 2011

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) and Studio, The Infant Christ and Saint John the Baptist

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) and Studio, The Infant Christ and Saint John the Baptist.. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed with the artist's serpent device (upper left), oil on panel, 8 1/8 x 5¾ in. (20.5 x 16 cm.). Estimate $150,000 - $200,000 Provenance: with Colnaghi, London; Christie's, London, 14 January 1888, lot 9, as 'L. Cranach'.F.G. Jackel Collection. Notes: The composition relates to a small number of works by Cranach depicting the Infant Saint John the Baptist in veneration of... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2011

Hans Baldung, called Hans Baldung Grien, Portrait of a young man, bust-length, with his head turned to the left Hans Baldung, ca

Hans Baldung, called Hans Baldung Grien (?Schwäbisch Gmünd 1484/5-1545 Strasbourg), Portrait of a young man, bust-length, with his head turned to the left  Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed with the artist's monogram 'HB' and dated '1509' (upper right), oil on panel, 18½ x 13 3/8 in. (46.5 x 33.7 cm.). Estimate $200,000 - $300,000 PROPERTY RESTITUTED TO THE HEIRS OF FRITZ GUTMANN Provenance: A. Strölin, Paris and Lausanne, by 1923.with the art market, Switzerland, 1924.Fritz B. Gutmann, Berlin and... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 00:07 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
01 février 2010

Antonio della Corna (or Cornia), Saint Julian the Hospitaller, believing to surprise his wife and a lover, Kills his Parents

Antonio della Corna (or Cornia) (Born in Cremona; active in the last quarter of the 15th century), Saint Julian the Hospitaller, believing to surprise his wife and a lover, Kills his Parents. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 oil on panel. signed and inscribed in Latin lower right: .HOC Q[UOD] MANTENEE DIDICI[T] SVB DOGMATE/ CLARI-/ ANTONI CORNE DEXTERA PINXIT/ OPVS-and dated on the coat-of-arms hanging on the wall: M/ CCCC and LXXX/ VIII [1488]. 53 by 60 1/8 in.; 134.5 by 152.7 cm. Est. 150,000—200,000 USD. Lot Sold 206,500... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:48 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
02 mai 2009

South Netherlandish School, 16th Century, Scenes from the passion of Christ

South Netherlandish School, 16th Century, Scenes from the passion of Christ oil on panel. 66.2 by 51.8 cm. Est. 8,000—12,000 EUR Sotheby's. Old Master paintings. 05 May 09. Amsterdam www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:10 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
29 avril 2009

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer bookP

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer book bears the artist's device of a winged serpent and dated upper right: 1537. oil on panel. 63.3 by 46.2 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 EUR PROVENANCE: In the collection of the present owner's family for at least two generations. NOTE: Luther is shown holding the Bible open at the Letter of Paul to the Corinthians II, 10:4-5, presumably his own translation from the Latin Vulgate. Lucas Cranach the Elder... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 23:56 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,