14 octobre 2017

'Bruegel. Drawing the World' at the Albertina

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Painter and the Buyer, ca. 1565. Pen and ink © The Albertina Museum, Vienna VIENNA - The Albertina is devoting a comprehensive exhibition to Pieter Bruegel the Elder, the 16th century’s most important Netherlandish draughtsman. With its 80 works, this exhibition presents the entire spectrum of Bruegel’s drawn and printed oeuvre and seeks to shed light on his artistic origins by juxtaposing his output with high-quality works by important predecessors such as Bosch and Dürer. Included are... [Lire la suite]

13 octobre 2017

A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540

Lot 59. A Hungarian silver-gilt cup and cover, maker's mark only, HB conjoined above a trefoil, circa 1540. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. bowl of trumpet form engraved with a band of scrolling foliage, the flat stepped-dome cover similarly engraved, surmounted by a spread-winged swan above a lobed girdle, raised on a spreading circular foot engraved with three foliate scroll motifs, below a cast girdle chased with foliate motifs; 24.7cm., 9 3/4 in. high; 349.5gr., 11oz. 4dwt. Note: A... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2017

A pair of Iberian parcel-gilt silver chargers, 16th century

Lot 102. A pair of Iberian parcel-gilt silver chargers, 16th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. circular, corded silver-gilt rim, the silver-gilt bombé centre engraved with the Arms of the Avalos family,unmarked; 40cm., 15 3/4 in. diameter; 2950gr., 94oz. 16dwt. Note: The Avalos family was a Spanish family originating from Castille whose members were prominent figures of the Renaissance. Alfonso de Avalos y de Aquino (1502-1546) was under the service of... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2017

'François Ier et l'art des Pays-Bas' au Musée du Louvre

Jean Clouet, Portrait équestre de François Ier © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Michel Urtado PARIS - Si le goût de François Ier pour l’art italien est bien connu et son mécénat essentiellement identifié à la création du foyer italianisant de Fontainebleau, son règne ne s’inscrit pas moins dans une tradition très vivace d’implantation en France d’artistes originaires des Pays-Bas. L’exposition fait ainsi resurgir tout un pan méconnu de la Renaissance française et se propose d’explorer la variété, les... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2017

Last privately-owned painting by Leonardo Da Vinci to go on sale for $100 million

  Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi. Oil on walnut panel. Panel dimensions: 25 13/16 x 17 15/16 in (65.5 x 45.1 cm) top; 17¾ in (45.6 cm) bottom; Painted image dimensions: 15⅜ x 17½ in (64.5 x 44.7 cm). Estimate on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 NEW YORK - As fascinating as any best-selling thriller, the rediscovery of Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi, one of fewer than 20 surviving paintings accepted as from the artist’s own hand, has caused a worldwide media sensation. The next... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2017

Major exhibition of 150 paintings and drawings by Raphael opens in Vienna

Raphael, Portrait of Bindo Altoviti, detail, ca. 1514–1515. Oil on wood © National Gallery of Art, Washington VIENNA.- Together with Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, Raphael completes the triumvirate of Italian Renaissance artists. Moreover, the world-famous drawings of this prematurely deceased master (1483–1520) make him one of art history’s great draftsmen. The Albertina Museum is now paying tribute to Raphael with a major exhibition of 150 paintings and drawings. Starting from the Albertina Museum’s own... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2017

"Dentro Caravaggio", technology sheds new light on master of shade

MILANO - “Dentro Caravaggio” at Palazzo Reale in Milan from 29.09.2017 to 28.1.2018 presents an unexplored new perspective of the years of the artist’s extraordinary production, under the light of a some new documents and more recent researches. Once again Milan pays homage to the genius artist showing eighteen of the master's works of art together for the first time ever. Deemed as unique, this retrospective not only presents the public with works on loan from other major Italian museums,... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2017

Spectacular exhibition devoted to the art of the second half of the 16th century opens at Palazzo Strozzi

FLORENCE.- Palazzo Strozzi is hosting The Cinquecento in Florence, a spectacular exhibition devoted to the art of the second half of the 16th century in the city, bringing together works by such artists as Michelangelo, Andrea del Sarto, Rosso Fiorentino, Pontormo, Bronzino, Giorgio Vasari, Santi di Tito and Giambologna. The final act in a trilogy of exhibitions curated by Carlo Falciani and Antonio Natali which began with Bronzino in 2010 and was followed by Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino in 2014, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2017

Exceptionnelle tapisserie Millefleurs ornée de trois blasons en laine et soie, Bruges, époque début du XVIe siècle

Lot 45. Exceptionnelle tapisserie Millefleurs ornée de trois blasons en laine et soie. Bruges, époque début du XVIe siècle. Estimation sur demande. © Prunier OVV Dim : 535x205 cm. La clientèle italienne au début du XVIe siècle était friande de ce type de tapisserie armoriée et passe de nombreuses commandes aux ateliers des liciers Brugeois. Dans ces tapisseries on retrouve des paysages, des blasons entourés de couronnes de feuillages sur fond de fleurs, d'oiseaux et d'animaux. Ambroise Benson et son... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2017

Getty Museum to exhibit rare Michelangelo drawing

 Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475-1564), Study of a Mourning Woman. Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, 26 x 16.5 cm. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Getty Museum will exhibit a rare drawing by one of history’s most admired artists, Michelangelo, for a limited time from September 20 through October 29, 2017. The drawing was part of a landmark group of 16 drawings and one painting acquired by the Getty Museum in July of this year. Study of a Mourning Woman, ca. 1500-05, by Michelangelo Buonarroti... [Lire la suite]
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