06 août 2018

Botticelli among treasures at the Chazen Museum of Art's 'Life, Love & Marriage in Renaissance Italy'

Master of Charles of Durazzo (active 1370–1420, Florence) Panel from a Marriage Chest (cassone) with Story of Torello and Saladin, ca. 1380–90, tempera and molded and gilded gesso on panel, 20 1/8 x 49 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (51 x 125 x 6 cm), collection of Museo Stibbert, Florence, Italy, Inv. 16201. MADISON, WI .- Drawing on a selection of outstanding panels and complete cassoni—elaborately decorated wedding chests—together with textiles, majolica ware, paintings and other domestic items, this exhibition explores and... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2017

Drinking horn (griffin claw), probably Prague, around 1400

Drinking horn (griffin claw), probably Prague, around 1400. Silver, gold plated, horn, enamel. H 34.2 cm, L 48.5 cm; Cover: Dm 12.3 cm. Green Vault, IV 333. © Dresden State Art Collections. "Halt veste us / komen geste" This invitation, engraved on the branch on which the creeping, bearded carrying figure of the ancient drinking horn is based, describes its function very precisely. It is a ceremonial vessel whose silver gilt beaker allows it to be used as a welcome cup for guests, but also for festive customs such as minne... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2017

Lorenzo Veneziano (active Venice, 1356-1379), The Crucifixion

Lot 53. Lorenzo Veneziano (active Venice, 1356-1379), The Crucifixion, tempera on gold ground panel, shaped top, 55.7 x 40cm (21 15/16 x 15 3/4in). Estimate £400,000 - 600,000 (€450,000 - 680,000). Sold for £1,688,750 (€1,906,727) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams.  Provenance: Baron de Cosson (1846-1929), the British-born antiquarian collector,acquired circa 1915, and by descent through his family in the U.K. to the present owner. Note: This splendid newly... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2017

Pichet ou cruche, Saintonge, XIVe siècle

Lot 5. Pichet ou cruche, poterie à glacure plombifère transparente à décor de bandeaux vert foncé appliqués sur un fond vert pale, Saintonge, XIVe siècle. Estimation : 500/600 €. © Prunier OVV H : 22,2 cm. Bel état de conservation. SVV JEAN EMMANUEL PRUNIER. Splendeurs de la Haute Époque, Dimanche 24 septembre à 14h30 à Louviers 
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20 septembre 2017

Petit pichet, Paris, milieu du XIVe siècle

Lot 4. Petit pichet poterie à glacure plombifère transparente décorée de bandeaux verticaux appliqués sur la panse, Paris, milieu du XIVe siècle. Estimation : 800/900 €. © Prunier OVV H : 17,5 cm. Bel état de conservation. SVV JEAN EMMANUEL PRUNIER. Splendeurs de la Haute Époque, Dimanche 24 septembre à 14h30 à Louviers 
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14 juillet 2017

Large round Pietà by Johan Maelwael leaving Paris for the first time in 55 years

La Grande Pietà ronde, attributed to Johan Maelwael (Jean Malouel). (Nijmegen, c. 1370 - Dijon, 1415), c. 1400. © 2009 Musée du Louvre / Erich Lessing. AMSTERDAM.- From 6 October 2017 until 7 January 2018 the Rijksmuseum honors the first Northern Netherlandish painter: Johan Maelwael This uncle of the legendary Limbourg Brothers was active as a versatile, pioneering and productive artist at the courts of the Dukes of Guelders and Burgundy around 1400. The show is organized with the exceptional support of the... [Lire la suite]

14 juin 2017

Giovanni da Rimini: A 14th-century masterpiece unveiled at the National Gallery

Giovanni da Rimini, Scenes from the Lives of the Virgin and other Saints, 1300-1305. Oil, tempera and gilding on wood, 54.4 x 36.5cm, The National Gallery, London. Acquired with a generous donation from Ronald S. Lauder, 2015 © The National Gallery, London. LONDON.- This summer visitors to the National Gallery can discover Giovanni da Rimini’s exquisite late Medieval painting, Scenes from the Lives of the Virgin and Other Saints. Giovanni’s panel, which is more than seven hundred... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

Reunited: Francescuccio Ghissi’s St. John Altarpiece

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to present an exhibition that brings together eight dispersed 14th-century paintings, and a recreated missing panel, so that the altarpiece can be seen and appreciated as one magnificent work of art. This reunion offers visitors a special opportunity to see the Museum’s Resurrection of Drusiana in its original context in the upper left corner. Donated by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation in 1961, the painting is one of the finest Early Italian narrative scenes in the Pacific Northwest. ... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2017

Re-discovered marble lions from the tomb of Charles V of France to be sold at Christie’s London this July

Carved Marble Group of Two Addorsed Lions by André Beauneveu (circa 1335–1402), dating from 1364–66 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 LONDON - This year, Christie’s Exceptional Sale will be led by a magnificent Carved Marble Group of Two Addorsed Lions by André Beauneveu (circa 1335–1402), dating from 1364–66. Originally executed to form part of the tomb of King Charles V of France at the Abbey of St. Denis, they were brought from France in 1802 by the English aristocrat Sir Thomas Neave... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2017

The Ringling presents "A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe"

Master of the Saint Lucy Legend, Netherlandish, Mary, Queen of Heaven, ca. 1485/1500. Oil on panel, 79 5/16 × 64 1/2 in, 201.5 × 163.8 cm. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington. SARASOTA, FLA.- The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art presents A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, a major international loan exhibition that brings together more than 100 works including stained glass, precious metals, ivories, tapestries, paintings, prints and illuminated... [Lire la suite]