07 août 2009

Robert Peake (c. 1551-1619). Peregrine Bertie, Lord Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601), circa 1588-90.

Robert Peake (c. 1551-1619). Peregrine Bertie, Lord Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601), circa 1588-90. Oil on panel. Inscribed with the Lumley cartellino centre left.  Only recently correctly identified our portrait, with its distinctive cartellino, depicts. Height : 61.00 cm. Width : 50.50 cm. Price on application. Note: Peregrine Bertie, Lord Willoughby de Eresby (1555-1601), one of the great military commanders and heroes of his time, as well as a trusted envoy for Elizabethan I. The painted cartellino, or label... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2009

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Martin Luther

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Martin Luther bears the artist's device of a winged serpent centre left - oil on panel, in an italian carved and gilt wood frame - Estimate 80,000—120,000 GBP. Sold 97,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Galerie Pardo, Paris;With Pietro Accorsi, Turin, from whom acquired by the present owner. NOTE: Probably executed in Cranach's workshop in the 1540s, this portrait represents Martin Luther (1483-1546) at a fairly advanced age, probably in his late forties or early fifties. There is a... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

Follower of Sebastiano del Piombo (c. 1485, Venice – June 21, 1547, Rome), Ecce Homo

Follower of Sebastiano del Piombo (c. 1485, Venice – June 21, 1547, Rome), Ecce Homo oil on panel. 54.5 by 40 cm. Est. 10,000—15,000 USD - Lot Sold 8,750 USD NOTE: The present Ecce Homo appears to be a copy (with small differences) on panel after a lost composition by Sebastiano del Piombo, known to scholars through a faithful recording in the Palazzo Pitti, Florence. Michael Hirst, in his monograph on Sebastiano, connects the lost original to a letter of June 8, 1530, from Vittorio Soranzo to Pietro Bembo, in which Soranzo... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

Attributed to Hendrik van Steenwijck the Younger (Antwerp 1580 - 1649 London) Church Interior with figures strolling

Attributed to Hendrik van Steenwijck the Younger (Antwerp 1580 - 1649 London)  Church Interior with figures strolling oil on panel. 47.3 by 38.1 cm. Est. 7,000—9,000 USD - Lot Sold 5,000 USD Sotheby's. Old Master & 19th Century European Art. 05 Jun 09. New York www.sothebys.com Note: Hendrick van Steenwijk the Younger's early style resembled that of his father, an architecture painter. He likely spent several years in Antwerp, though he apparently was not enrolled in its painters' guild. Van Steenwijk's... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2009

Circle of Quentin Metsys, Madonna and child

Circle of Quentin Metsys, Madonna and child oil on panel. 37.5 by 29.2 cm. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD - Lot Sold 31,250 USD PROVENANCE: Julius Böhler, Munich, 1915;Private collection (Bumova), Czechoslovakia, by 1942;His anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet, November 5, 1942, lot 41, for $625, to C.H. Lock Sotheby's. Old Master & 19th Century European Art. 05 Jun 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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07 juin 2009

Florentine School, circa 1550. Portrait of a Father and Son

Florentine School, circa 1550. Portrait of a Father and Son oil on panel. 81.9 by 63.5 cm. Est. 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 7,500 USD Sotheby's. Old Master & 19th Century European Art. 05 Jun 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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02 mai 2009

Jan van Kessel the Elder (Antwerp 1626 - 1679), The Eucharist: a gold chalice, a host and two silver candelabras in a stone nich

Jan van Kessel the Elder (Antwerp 1626 - 1679), The Eucharist: a gold chalice, a host and two silver candelabras in a stone niche, surrounded with bunches of grapes and corn, and a garland of roses, Morning Glory, Parrot tulips and other flowers, together with butterflies and other insects inscribed centre: EGO SVM PANIS/ VIVVS. oil on panel, stamped on the reverse with the panel maker's mark of François de Bout, who became a Master in the Antwerp Guild of Saint Luke in 1637/8. 36.9 by 27.3 cm. Est. 12,000—18,000 EUR NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

Studio of Frans Pourbus the Elder (Bruges 1545/6 - 1581 Antwerp), The meeting of David and Abigail

Studio of Frans Pourbus the Elder (Bruges 1545/6 - 1581 Antwerp), The meeting of David and Abigail oil on panel. 101.8 by 157.2 cm. Est. 8,000—12,000 EUR NOTE: This is a studio version of the original by Pourbus in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (inv. no. 1096) 1, which can be dated around 1570/80. Another version of this painting by Christiaen Jansz. van Bieselingen (circa 1557/8-1600), on loan to the Stedelijk Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, since 1909, shows the exact same composition, but is inferior in quality to... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2009

Attributed to Aert Anthonisz (Antwerp 1579/80 - 1620 Amsterdam), A ship engaged in battle, in rough waters, near a stronghold

Attributed to Aert Anthonisz (Antwerp 1579/80 - 1620 Amsterdam), A ship engaged in battle, in rough waters, near a stronghold oil on panel. 26 by 26.5 cm. Est. 6,000—8,000 EUR PROVENANCE: With L. van der Eerden, Bleskensgraaf, by 1994. Sotheby's. Old Master paintings. 05 May 09. Amsterdam www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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01 mai 2009

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness oil on panel. 40.5 by 28 cm.; 16 by 11 in. Est. 12,000—18,000 GBP. Lot Sold 31,250 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's