Alain.R.Truong

09 février 2016

Coupe et son couvercle en ivoire tourné, Allemagne, XVIIème siècle

Coupe et son couvercle en ivoire tourné, Allemagne, XVIIème siècle. © Christie's Image 2012 Le revers du pied et celui du couvercle portant le numéro peint à l'encre 181; deux fentes importantes; on y ajoute une boîte et son couvercle en os, moderne, diamètre: 11,5 cm. Hauteur: 14 cm. (5½ in.) (2). Lot 631. Estimation €10,000 - €15,000 ($14,000 - $20,000). Prix Réalisé €43,000 ($56,379). A TURNED IVORY CUP AND COVER, GERMAN, 17TH CENTURY  Christie's. PIERRE BERÈS À LIVRE... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Coupe et son couvercle en ivoire sculpté et tourné, Allemagne, XVIIème siècle

Coupe et son couvercle en ivoire sculpté et tourné, Allemagne, XVIIème siècle. © Christie's Image 2012 L'intérieur du couvercle portant le numéro peint à l'encre 127; restaurations. Hauteur: 19,5 cm. (7¾ in.) - Lot 630. Estimation €20,000 - €30,000 ($27,000 - $40,000). Prix Réalisé €104,200 ($136,620). A CARVED AND TURNED IVORY CUP AND COVER, GERMAN, 17TH CENTURY Notes: La sculpture sur ivoire est, depuis la nuit des temps, un moyen d'expression artistique fondamental. Le procédé s'est développé sous... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

The Phillips Collection offers a rare opportunity to experience 39 paintings from the Paul G. Allen Collection

Jan Brueghel the Younger, The Five Senses: Sight, c. 1625, Oil on panel, 27 5/8 x 44 5/8 inches, Paul G. Allen Family Collection.  WASHINGTON, DC.- This spring, The Phillips Collection presents a major exhibition exploring the evolution of American and European landscape painting. Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection features 39 masterpieces, spanning five centuries, on loan from the collection of philanthropist and entrepreneur Paul G. Allen. Co-organized by the... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Cambridge University's Fitzwilliam Museum reveals the life of its mysterious founder

Joseph Wright, The Hon. Richard Fitzwilliam, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion, 1764. © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CAMBRIDGE.- Last week one of the great collections of art in the UK celebrated its bicentenary. 200 years to the day of his death, the Fitzwilliam Museum has revealed previously unknown details of the life of its mysterious founder, Richard 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion. Research for a new book has shown how his beloved library may have contributed to his death, and how his passion... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Le Musée Ephémère de Chaumet présente "Une Education Sentimentale"

Chaumet, Une Éducation Sentimentale. Parcours initiatique dans la création de Chaumet, Une Éducation Sentimentale explore un des thèmes fondateurs de la Maison : le bijou de sentiment. Dans un camaïeu de rouges, le Musée Éphémère emmène le visiteur du doux lien filial aux feux de la passion, en évoquant la tendresse de l’amitié et de l’union. Bijoux du Premier Empire à nos jours, dessins et photographies : le patrimoine de Chaumet s’expose dans toute sa virtuosité et sa poésie.  Témoin intime de... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Exhibition of abstract works by Gerhard Richter on view at Museum Frieder Burda

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild, 1992; Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden © Gerhard Richter, 2016; Photo: Volker Naumann, Schönaich. BADEN-BADEN.- The exhibition in Museum Frieder Burda shows abstract works by Gerhard Richter. At the centre is one of the main works by the artist, the four-part, abstract, deeply moving piece entitled “Birkenau” (WZ 937 1-4), which was created in 2014. In this work, Gerhard Richter refers to photographs taken by the Jewish Sonderkommando at Birkenau Concentration Camp in... [Lire la suite]


09 février 2016

Can manufactured with lid for the Amsterdam silversmith guild, Adam van Vianen (I), 1614

Can manufactured with lid for the Amsterdam silversmith guild, Adam van Vianen (I), 1614, silver gilt, h 25,0cm 14,0cm × W × D × g 9,0cm 910,0gr. Purchase with support from the Prince Bernhard Fund, the Rembrandt Association and the Foundation for the Promotion of the National Museum Holdings, 1976 - BK-1976-75. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. With lid of gilded silver. On the round, corrugated base sits a monkey that carries the cuppa. The cuppa widens towards the top, with a pouring spout at the... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Cornelis Cornelisz. Haarlem, The Fall, 1592

Cornelis Cornelisz. Haarlem, The Fall, 1592, oil on canvas, h 273cm × 220cm b. Acquisition Jul-1804 - SK-A-129. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. The Fall. Adam and Eve standing in front of the tree of knowledge. A snake Eve reaches an apple. Figures for all kinds of animals: monkey, cat, dog, slugs, hedgehog, frog, fox and owl. Left in the background are Adam and Eve warned by God not to eat of the tree. Left in the background is to see God (a cloud with a human face and hands) Adam and Eve... [Lire la suite]
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09 février 2016

Adriaen van Utrecht, Pronk Still Life, 1644

Adriaen van Utrecht, Pronk Still Life, 1644, oil on canvas, 185cm × h b 242,5cm. On loan from the City of Amsterdam (bequest A. van der Hoop), 1885 - SK-C-301. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Still life. A large table with a pie, bowls of fruit (grapes, lemons, peaches, plums, figs and blackberries). In the middle a lobster and some crabs, a plate with ham and a decorative jar, a tazza, some glasses and a large shell on a pedestal. Right a bowl with strawberries, gourd and vines with a Roemer. In the... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2016

Pieter Gijsels, Still Life with a fountain, 1680 - 1691

Pieter Gijsels, Still Life with a fountain, 1680 - 1691, oil on copper, H 38cm × W 47cm. Purchase with the support of the Rembrandt Association, 1905 - SK-A-2213. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Still life of flowers, fruits and dishes with a fountain with a putto on a dolphin, between columns. Below left two hares, a cauliflower and a gourd, grapes, corn, apricots, apples and currants. Right lampetstel a gold and a monkey (meerkat). Among the fruits are all kinds of birds, butterflies and other insects.