08 décembre 2018

German silver from the Eric Albada Jelgersma Collection sold at Christie's London, 7 December 2018

Lot 539. A German parcel-gilt silver cup and cover, mark of Hanz Zeyher, Nuremberg, 1592-1594; 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high, 21 oz. 10 dwt. (670 gr.). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. On circular domed foot, the vase shaped stem with scroll brackets, the tapering cylindrical bowl chased with strapwork, masks, birds and military trophies, the cover surmounted by a soldier with shield and spear, the shield engraved with a coat-of-arms,marked near... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2018

Jan Brueghel the Elder, An extensive coastal landscape with fishermen landing and selling their catch, Jonah being cast overboar

Lot 11. Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568 - 1625), An extensive coastal landscape with fishermen landing and selling their catch, Jonah being cast overboard,  signed and dated lower right: BRVEGHEL/1595, bears the Barberini Fidecommesso painted number of 1816 lower left: F.57., oil on copper, 26 x 35 cm.; 10 1/4  x 13 3/4  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,050,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Cardinal... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2018

Christie's sale led by very rare drawing by Lucas van Leyden

Lucas van Leyden (Leiden 14891494-1533), A Young Man Standing. 11 x 5⅛ in (27.9 x 13.2 cm). Sold for £11,483,750/ $14,607,330/ €12,827,349 (estimate: in the region of £1.5 million) Setting a World Record Price for the Artist at Auction. © Christie’s Images Ltd 2018.  LONDON.- Having been carefully selected to ensure that nothing intrinsic to the history of Rugby School was sold, the sale Old Masters/New Scholars: Works of Art to Benefit Rugby School on 4 December realised a total of £14,794,125 / $18,818,128 /... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2018

Christie's sets a new world auction record for Bernardino Luini

Lot 508. Bernardino Luini, Une figure de sainte, en buste, avec une palme et lisant les Ecritures. Au revers la marque rouge du cachet de la collection de Son Altesse Royale la duchesse de Berry et une inscription ancienne manuscrite avec l’ancienne attribution à Leonard de Vinci, huile sur panneau, 40 x 30 cm. (15 ¾ x 11 ¾ in.) Estimate €400,000 - €600,000. Sold for €1,207,500, new world auction record for the artist. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. PARIS.- Christie's France is... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2018

J. Paul Getty Museum acquires recently discovered 16th century painting by Antwerp master Quentin Metsys

Christ as the Man of Sorrows, 1520-30, oil on panel, 19 ½ x 14 ½ inches, Quentin Metsys (Netherlandish, 1465 or 1466 – 1530) [pre-conservation]. Getty Museum LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of Christ as the Man of Sorrows, painted between 1520-30 by the great Netherlandish master Quentin Metsys (1465 or 1466 – 1530; variously spelled Massys, Matsys, Metsijs; Quinten). The painting has been in a private collection for centuries and was previously unknown to art historians.... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2018

Newly restored Valois Tapestries make North American debut at CMA

Fontainebleau (detail), from the Valois Tapestries, c. 1576. Woven under the direction of Master WF, Brussels. Wool, silk, silver and gilded silver metal-wrapped thread; 395.5 x 338 cm. Gallerie degli Uffizi, Palazzo Pitti, deposit, Florence, Arazzi n. 473. Photo: Roberto Palermo CLEVELAND, OH.- An exhibition of international significance, Renaissance Splendor: Catherine de’ Medici’s Valois Tapestries unveils six recently restored Valois Tapestries, on view for the first time in North America. This unique set of... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2018

Corneille de La Haye dit Corneille de Lyon, Portrait d'un gentilhomme de la cour de François Ier

Lot 7. Corneille de La Haye dit Corneille de Lyon (La Haye, vers 1500 - Lyon, vers 1574), Portrait d'un gentilhomme de la cour de François Ier. Huile sur panneau, doublé. Hauteur : 16 Largeur : 14 cm. Estimate: €200,000.00 - €300,000.00. © Artcurial Portrait of a man from the court of Francis I, oil on panel, by Corneille de Lyon. Provenance : Collection de la famille Vischer, Bâle, au XIXe siècle ; Puis par descendance ; Collection particulière de l'Est de la France. Commentaire : Inédit, ce qui... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2018

Attributed to Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael or a close associate, "The Peruzzi Madonna": The Madonna and Child

Lot 7. Attributed to Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (Urbino 1483-1520 Rome) or a close associate, "The Peruzzi Madonna": The Madonna and Child, oil on panel, 23 ¾ x 17 3/8 in. (60.3 x 44.1 cm.). Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. Price realised USD 552,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Provenance: (Possibly) Lucrezia d’Este (1535-1598), Duchess of Urbino.(Possibly) Peruzzi collection, Florence.(Possibly) Lombardi collection, Florence.Frank G. Macomber, Boston, and by... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2018

El Greco and Studio, Saint James the Greater

  Lot 41. Doménikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (Crete 1541-1614 Toledo) and Studio, Saint James the Greater,signed[?] in cursive Greek 'doménikos theotokópoulos e'poíei' (lower right),oil on canvas,24 ¼ x 13 ½ in. (61.6 x 34.3 cm.). Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. Price realised USD 1,572,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Provenance: Private collection, Spain, until 1946, when acquired byPrivate collection, Switzerland.with Newhouse Galleries, New York, where acquired byDr. George... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2018

Rare 16th century example of a painting authored and commissioned by women revealed

Plautilla Nelli (1524-1588), ‘The Crucifixon’, the first large scale painting on this subject realised by a female artist in the 16th Century. FLORENCE.- ‘The Crucifixion’ by Plautilla Nelli restored and brought to light by Advancing Women Artists Foundation and now on display at the Last Supper Museum of Andrea del Sarto in Florence which in recent years has become a collection point for the restored works of Plautilla Nelli. Plautilla Nelli born in Florence in 1524, a self-taught artist known as the first... [Lire la suite]
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