14 janvier 2017

Pendentif Saint Georges terrassant le dragon, Allemagne, fin du 16e siècle

Pendentif Saint Georges terrassant le dragon, Allemagne, fin du 16e siècle. Diamant, émail en ronde-bosse d'or, émeraude, or, perle, rubis. H: 8,2 cm. Largeur: 5,1 cm. Allemagne, Dresde, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Grünes Gewölbe, VIII265. Photo © BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image SKD

12 janvier 2017

Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Botticelli, and Studio, The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist

Lot 7. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Botticelli, and Studio (Florence 1445 - 1510), The Madonna and Child with Saint John the Baptist, oil on panel, a tondo; diameter: 34 1/4  in.; 87 cm. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Lady Florence Emily Fermor-Hesketh (née Sharon) (1858-1924);By whose Estate sold, London, Christie's, 6 March 1925, lot 121, to Smith (as Botticelli);Dr. Seymour Maynard, M.D., 16 Prince Edward Mansions, Pembridge Square, London; By... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2017

Florentine artist, circa 1480-85, close to Sandro Botticelli, Portrait of a young man, bust length, in a red cap

Lot 13. Florentine artist, circa 1480-85, close to Sandro Botticelli, Portrait of a young man, bust length, in a red cap, tempera on panel, in an engaged frame; overall: 19 3/8  by 12 5/8  in.; 49.2 by 32 cm.; painted surface: 16 3/4  by 10 1/4  in.; 42.8 by 26 cm. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Paolini, Rome, by 1912;Marczell von Nemes collection, Budapest, by 1913;With A.S. Drey, Munich (according to an annotation in the Bernard Berenson... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2017

Classé trésor national, un Léonard de Vinci évalué à 15 millions d'euros

Léonard de Vinci, Saint Sébastien, vers 1478 - 1483. © Tajan PARIS (AFP).- L'étude de Léonard de Vinci découverte dans la collection d'une famille française a été classée trésor national fin décembre: l'État a désormais trente mois pour trouver les 15 millions d'euros demandés par le vendeur, a indiqué mardi la maison de ventes aux enchères Tajan. Confiée à cette maison pour être initialement vendue aux enchères, cette étude sur le martyre de Saint Sébastien a été repérée par l'expert en dessins... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

Andrea della Robbia from a model Luca della Robbia, circa 1490-1500, Madonna and Child

Lot 12. Andrea della Robbia (Florence 1435-1525) from a model Luca della Robbia (Florence 1399/1400-1482), circa 1490-1500, Madonna and Child, tin-glazed earthenware, 20 5/8  by 16 1/2  in.; 52.5 by 42cm. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Notes: Andrea della Robbia belonged to one of the most distinguished families of sculptors in the Renaissance. He worked alongside his renowned uncle, Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), and later led their workshop with... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

Botticelli and Studio, The Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saint John the Baptist and an Angel

Lot 11. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Botticelli, and Studio (Firenze, 1445 - 1510), The Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saint John the Baptist and an Angel, tempera on panel, a tondo, diameter: 34 3/8  in.; 86.3 cm. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Presumably sold by the Estate of Dominique Vivant Denon, Paris, Commissaire-Priseur Masson, "Description des objets d'arts qui compensent le cabinet de feu M. le Baron V," 2 May 1826 (as... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2017

Attribué à Gil de Siloé (1440-vers 1501), Castille, vers 1500. Sainte Cécile en albâtre sculpté en ronde bosse

Attribué à Gil de Siloé (1440-vers 1501), Castille, vers 1500. Sainte Cécile en albâtre sculpté en ronde bosse, h. 49 cm. Adjugé : 2 875 000 €. Lundi 12 décembre, salle 2 - Drouot-Richelieu. Daguerre OVV. Mme Fligny.  
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02 janvier 2017

Pisanello, Portrait medal of Cecilia Gonzaga (obverse); Innocence and a Unicorn in a Moonlit Landscape (reverse), model 1447

Pisanello (Antonio Pisano) (Italian, Pisa or Verona by 1395–1455), Portrait medal of Cecilia Gonzaga (obverse); Innocence and a Unicorn in a Moonlit Landscape (reverse), model 1447 (old aftercast). Bronze (copper alloy with warm brown patina under a worn layer of black wax). Diam. 8.4 cm, wt. 142.55 g. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975, 1975.1.1307 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Active in Verona and the Italian courts, the celebrated master Pisanello left behind a significant legacy, including a large corpus of drawings... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2017

Pisanello, Portrait medal of Vittorino Rambaldoni da Feltre (obverse); A Pelican (reverse), model 1446–47

Pisanello (Antonio Pisano) (Italian, Pisa or Verona by 1395–1455), Portrait medal of Vittorino Rambaldoni da Feltre (obverse); A Pelican (reverse), model 1446–47 (possibly cast 15th or 16th century). Bronze (yellowish copper alloy with brown patina and traces of black lacquer or wax). Diam. 6.5 cm, wt. 107.27 g. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975, 1975.1.1302 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Active in Verona and the Italian courts, the celebrated master Pisanello left behind a significant legacy, including a large corpus... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2017

Matteo de' Pasti, Portrait medal of Isotta degli Atti1446 or later

Matteo de' Pasti (Italian, Verona ca. 1420–after 1467 Rimini), Portrait medal of Isotta degli Atti (obverse); An Elephant (reverse), model 1446 or later (possibly cast 16th century). Bronze (copper alloy with a brown patina under a worn layer of dark brown wax). Diam. 8.5 cm, wt. 275.79 g. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975; 1975.1.1284 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A beautiful merchant’s daughter, the thirteen-year-old Isotta degli Atti inspired the passion of Sigismondo Malatesta, the ruler of Rimini. The date 1446... [Lire la suite]