29 mai 2014

Alma-Tadema and Victorian Painting in the Pérez Simón Collection

This summer, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Alma-Tadema and Victorian Painting in the Pérez Simón Collection, an exhibition that will include paintings by some of the leading names in 19th-century English painting. The works of Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Frederic Leighton, Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Albert. J. Moore and John William Waterhouse express the values that these painters had partly inherited from the Pre-Raphaelites, presenting a strong contrast with the predominantly moralising attitude of the day. Instead,... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2014

Alberto & Alessandra Di Castro at Master Drawings and Sculpture Week

William Young Ottley (Thatcham 1771 – London 1836), The Birth of St. John the Baptist, after Andrea Pisano, Baptistery (South Door) Florence. Pen and brown ink, 113 x 127 mm. Alberto & Alessandra Di Castro. Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week   Inscribed in brown ink, above, in Ottley’s hand : ‘on one of the Gates to the Baptistery Florence’ inscribed in brown ink, below, in Ottley’s hand: ‘from the Design of Giotto. Andrea Pisano’ Literature: Hugh Brigstocke, ‘William Young... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2014

Gustav Klimt's only surviving study for destroyed Viennese commission acquired by Israel Museum

Gustav Klimt, Die Medizin (Kompositionsentwurf), 1897-1898. JERUSALEM.- The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, today announced the acquisition of Gustav Klimt’s Die Medizin (Kompositionsentwurf) (1897-1898), the artist’s only remaining oil study for a controversial series of monumental paintings created for the University of Vienna’s Great Hall. Commissioned by Austria’s Ministry of Culture and Education in 1894, Die Medizin is one of three allegorical panels representing the themes of enlightenment Klimt developed for the Great Hall’s... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

Dante Gabriel Rossetti scholar Virginia Surtees to sell collection at Christie's in London

Triple portrait of May Morris bought in 1951 for £285 now valued at £700,000-1,000,000 leads sale. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. LONDON.- Virginia Surtees, the author of the definitive catalogue raisonné of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), will be offering her private collection of pictures and drawings, including important works by the Pre-Raphaelites, in the Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite and British Impressionist Art sale at Christie's on 17 June 2014. The collection is led by a triple portrait of May Morris, the daughter of... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2014

Nationalmuseum in Sweden acquires a crayon study by Georges Seurat

George Seurat, Crayon study of a pair of legs, detail study for Bathers at Asnières, 1884. © All rights reserved Anna Danielsson/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Through a bequest in the will of the late Mrs Peggy Bonnier, Georges Seurat’s study of a pair of legs for the painting Bathers at Asnières (1884) has been donated to Nationalmuseum. The work exemplifies Seurat’s technique of drawing on heavily grained paper with Conté crayons. Although the piece is a preliminary study for one of the artist’s best-known paintings, it also has... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2014

Delaware Art Museum Sends Pre-Raphaelite Painting to Auction Block

"Isabella and the Pot of Basil" by William Holman Hunt will be sold by the Delaware Art Museum. (Delaware Art Museum) Wilmington - The Delaware Art Museum has revealed that the Pre-Raphaelite painting "Isabella and the Pot of Basil" by William Holman Hunt (1827–1910) will be the first artwork to be deaccessioned in a controversial decision to pay off the museum's debt and replenish its endowment. The painting will be sold through Christie’s at its June 17 auction of Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite, and British... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2014

Sotheby's to sell a rare life-size masterpiece in terracotta by French artist Aimé-Jules Dalou

French Sculptor Aimé-Jules Dalou’s Boulonnaise allaitant son enfant, Acquired in 1876 by the 3rd Marquess of Sligo, Resurfaces on to the market after 136 years in a Prominent Private Collection in Ireland. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Sotheby’s announced today that it will offer a supremely rare life-size masterpiece in terracotta by the great 19th-century French artist Aimé-Jules Dalou in a London sale of 19th & 20th Century Sculpture on 21 May 2014. Boulonnaise allaitant son enfant (A Young Mother from Boulogne feeding... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Balzac, étude type C, grand modèle

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Balzac, étude type C, grand modèle. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. signed 'A. Rodin' (on the top of the base); inscribed with foundry mark '.Georges Rudier. .Fondeur.Paris.' (on the back of the base); inscribed and dated '© by Musée Rodin 1971' (on the right side of the base); with raised signature 'A. Rodin' (on the underside), bronze with brown and green patina. Height: 50¼ in. (127.7 cm.). Conceived in 1892; this bronze version cast in 1971. Estimate $300,000 – $400,000 Provenance: Musée Rodin,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Balzac, avant-dernière étude pour le monument dite aussi "étude avec un large revers au bord de la ro

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Balzac, avant-dernière étude pour le monument dite aussi "étude avec un large revers au bord de la robe de chambre". Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. signed 'A. Rodin' (on the top of the base); inscribed and dated '©. by MUSEE RODIN. 1956' (on the right side of the base); inscribed with foundry mark '.Georges Rudier. .Fondeur.Paris.' (on the back of the base), bronze with brown and green patina. Height: 43 3/8 in. (110.4 cm.). Conceived in 1897; this bronze version cast in 1956. Estimate $500,000 –... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Eternel printemps, second état, 3ème réduction

Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), Eternel printemps, second état, 3ème réduction. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. signed 'Rodin' (on the right side of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'F. BARBEDIENNE. FONDEUR. PARIS. FRANCE' (on the back of the base); numbered '16' (on the underside), bronze with dark brown patina, Height: 15 5/8 in. (39.6 cm.). Length: 19 in. (48.2 cm.). Conceived in 1886; this bronze version cast between 1910 and 1914. Estimate $400,000 – $600,000 Provenance: Acquired by the family of the present owner, circa... [Lire la suite]
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