13 février 2022

The Morgan brings the first major U.S. exhibition of Hans Holbein the Younger to New York

Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98–1543), A Member of the Wedigh Family, 1533. Oil on panel. Inscribed on the background, in Latin: The year 1533 / At the age of 39, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie; 586B. Image: bpk Bildagentur / Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen, Berlin / Photo: Jörg P. Anders / Art Resource, NY. NEW YORK, NY.- The Morgan Library & Museum is presenting Holbein: Capturing Character, running through May 15, 2022. Co-organized with the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2022

Ming dynasty cloisonné enamel sold at Christie's London, 10 May 2011

A large cloisonné enamel vase, hu, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 20 3/4 in. (52.7 cm.) high. Sold for GBP 22,500 (Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000) at Christie's London, 10 May 2011, lot 135. © Christie's 2022 The globular body with waisted neck and tall spreading foot, the decorative motifs divided into horizontal registers, the main decorative band with classic lotus scrolls repeated around the foot, below a band of flowering and fruiting sprays detailed with a butterfly and a band of grapes hanging from curling vines, mounted... [Lire la suite]