02 juillet 2018

A landmark exhibition investigates Leonardo da Vinci's early years as an artist

Leonardo da Vinci and Lorenzo di Credi, A Miracle of Saint Donatus of Arezzo (detail), ca. 1475–85. Oil on panel. Worcester Art Museum, Mass., Theodore T. and Mary G. Ellis Collection, inv. no. 1940.29. Photo: Image courtesy the Worcester Art Museum. NEW HAVEN, CONN.- On view at the Yale University Art Gallery from June 29 through October 7, Leonardo: Discoveries from Verrocchio’s Studio investigates a virtually unknown period in the career of perhaps the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance, Leonardo da... [Lire la suite]

25 juin 2018

Maître de la Légende de Saint Jacques (Rhin supérieur ou Alsace, fin XVème-début XVIème siècle), La Dormition de la Vierge

Lot 1. Maître de la Légende de Saint Jacques (Rhin supérieur ou Alsace, fin XVème-début XVIème siècle), La Dormition de la Vierge, inscrit 'L STRAONE' (vers le centre à gauche), huile et rehauts d'or sur panneau, 76,2 x 49,9 cm. (30 x 19 5/8 in.). Estimate EUR 80,000 - EUR 120,000. Price realised EUR 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Littérature: A. Stange, Kritisches Verzeichnis der deutschen Tafelbilder vor Dürer, vol II. Munich, 1970, p. 41. B.... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2018

Gérard David (Oudewater vers 1455-1523 Bruges), La Déploration sur le Christ Mort

Lot 5. Gérard David (Oudewater vers 1455-1523 Bruges), La Déploration sur le Christ mort, huile sur panneau, 18 x 17,4 cm. (7 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 30,000 - EUR 50,000. Price realised EUR 110,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Note: Gérard David est considéré comme le dernier des grands Primitifs flamands. Né dans le nord des Pays-Bas, c’est bien à Bruges qu’il s’installe dès 1484, date à laquelle il est inscrit à la corporation des imagiers. Il y travaille dans... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2018

Dallas Museum of Art acquires rare painting by German master Derick Baegert

Derick Baegert (c. 1440 - c. 1509), The Descent from the Cross, around 1480-1490, Dallas Museum of Art, Marguerite and Robert Hoffman Fund in memory of Dr. William B. Jordan. DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art today announced its acquisition of The Descent from the Cross by the German master painter Derick Baegert (c. 1440 - c. 1509). Painted around 1480-1490, the monumentally-scaled panel is an exceptional example of Baegert’s distinctive style, which reflects the transitional period between medieval and... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2018

The Huntington acquires two Italian Renaissance paintings to complement its "Madonna and Child in Glory"

Two newly acquired works by Cosimo Rosselli —Saint Ansanus (left) and Saint Anthony Abbot (right), both painted ca. 1470—rejoin Rosselli’s Madonna and Child in Glory(center) in The Huntington’s collections. Saint Ansanus (36 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.), Saint Anthony Abbot (36 1/4 x 19 3/8 in.), Madonna and Child in Glory (36 x 28 in.), tempera with gold leaf on poplar wood panel. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. SAN MARINO, CA.- The Art Collectors’ Council... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2018

A Continental silver-gilt mounted coconut cup and cover, North German or Dutch, circa 1600

  Lot 265. A Continental silver-gilt mounted coconut cup and cover, North German or Dutch, circa 1600; 33.6cm., 13 1/4 in. high. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the coconut carved in three sections with depictions from Susanna and the Elders, the intermittent straps engraved with scrolling foliage below similarly engraved rim and border, the cover chased with winged putto masks between fruit bouquets, cast warrior finial with spear and shield, the latter engraved... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2018

The Mystery of Worcester's Leonardo

Attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and Lorenzo di Credi, A Miracle of Saint Donatus of Arezzo, about 1479, painting on panel, Theodore T. and Mary G. Ellis Collection, 1940.29. Image courtesy of the Worcester Art Museum. WORCESTER, MASS.- The Worcester Art Museum is presenting an exhibition revealing the hand of Leonardo da Vinci in two Renaissance panel paintings—the Museum’s A Miracle of Saint Donatus and the Musée du Louvre’s Annunciation—while reuniting these two panels for the first time since they were separated in the... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2018

Exhibition at Chester Beatty Library focuses on a masterpiece of fifteenth-century illumination

The Coëtivy Book of Hours, Bedford Master and Coëtivy Master, c. 1443, Paris, France. © 2018 Chester Beatty Library DUBLIN.- A masterpiece of fifteenth-century illumination, the Coëtivy Hours is one of the Treasures of the Library’s Western Collection. To celebrate the 50th-anniversary of Chester Beatty’s Gift to the Irish Nation, the Library is presenting a special exhibition focusing on a manuscript given by Edith Beatty to her husband. It was produced in Paris (1443-1445) for Prigent de Coëtivy,... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2018

"Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth" opens at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston

Fra Angelico (Italian, about 1400-1455), The Dormition and Assumption of the Virgin, 1424-1434. Tempera with oil glazes and gold on panel, 85.7 x 45.1 cm (33 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.). Courtesy of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston BOSTON, MASS.- The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is the sole venue for Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth, on view Feb. 22 through May 20, 2018. The exhibition explores renowned Renaissance painter Fra Angelico’s talent for storytelling. For the first time ever, the four newly restored... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2018

Galerie Bernat at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 41b

   Joan Reixach (1431-1482), Mary Magdalene, circa 1455-1465, Spain, Valencia. Oil on wood panel, 97 x 59 cm. © Galerie Bernat Provenance: private collection, Stockholm Exhibition: National Museum of Stockholm 'Fem Sekler Fransk Konst', 1958. Juan de Borgoña and studio, Crucifixion with the Mass of Saint Gregory, circa 1530-1536, Toledo, first half of the 16th century. Oil on panel, 80 x 59 cm. © Galerie Bernat Provenance: private collection, Madrid. ... [Lire la suite]