21 juin 2023

A rare large gilt-bronze figure of a boddhisattva, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 37. A rare large gilt-bronze figure of a boddhisattva, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 23.5cm (9 1/4in) high. (2). Sold for €317,900 inc. premium. Photo Bonhams. Finely and heavily cast seated in lalitasana, the right leg stretched out over the base, the left leg drawn in, with her right arm held in varadamudra and her left arm in vitarkamudra, wearing a long diaphanous dhoti elaborately decorated with finely incised scattered floral roundels and with chased... [Lire la suite]

21 juin 2023

A well-cast rare large gilt-bronze figure of Green Tara, 15th century

Lot 36. A well-cast rare large gilt-bronze figure of Green Tara, 15th century; 39cm (15 3/8in) high. Sold for €457,600 inc. premium. Photo Bonhams. Seated in lalitasana on a double-lotus base, the right foot resting on an individual lotus issuing from the base, with hands held varada and vitarkamudra and holding long multi-stemmed lotus flowers blossoming at the shoulders, dressed in an fine dhoti tied below the waist and elegantly falling over... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2023

An important and rare gilt-copper alloy figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Khasa Malla, 13th-14th century

Lot 35. An important and rare gilt-copper alloy figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Khasa Malla, 13th-14th century; 32.3cm (12 3/4in) high. Sold for €508,400 inc. premium. Photo Bonhams. Heavily cast and richly gilt, seated cross-legged in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, his right hand in bhumisparsha mudra touching the ground, wearing a diaphanous robe with rice grain-patterned borders, elegantly draped over the left shoulder with fish-tail ends and gathering in fan-shaped folds between... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2023

Rembrandt: True to Life now on view at National Gallery of Victoria International

REMBRANDT Harmensz. van Rijn,Two old men disputing (1628), oil on wood panel, 72.4 x 59.7 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Felton Bequest, 1936 (349-4). MELBOURNE.- Rembrandt: True to Life is the most comprehensive exhibition of the prolific seventeenth century Dutch artist’s work held in Australia in more than 25 years. Tracing Rembrandt’s extraordinary four decades-long career, the exhibition emphasises the artist’s innovations in printmaking through more than 100 etchings drawn from... [Lire la suite]