15 février 2020

Three surviving versions of Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I go on display together

Faces of a Queen, The Armada Portraits of Elizabeth I display at the Queen's House, Greenwich. © National Maritime Museum, London. LONDON.- The three surviving versions of the iconic Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I are on public display together in a free exhibition at the Queen’s House in Greenwich (13 February 2020 until 31 August 2020). The exhibition, entitled Faces of a Queen: The Armada Portraits of Elizabeth I, is the first time the paintings have been displayed together in their 430-year history.One of the most iconic... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2020

National Gallery of Art Celebrates 500th Anniversary of Raphael's Death in Exhibition on View February 16 through June 14, 2020

Raphael (1483–1520), Eight Apostles, c. 1514, red chalk over stylus underdrawing and traces of leadpoint on laid paper, cut in two pieces and rejoined; laid down sheet: 8.1 x 23.2 cm (3 3/16 x 9 1/8 in.) support: 9.4 x 24.8 cm (3 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Woodner Collection. Washington, DC—Raphael (1483–1520) was the first and greatest figure in the modern classical tradition of Western art. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of his death, the National Gallery of Art will present 26 prints... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

Kunsthaus Zürich presents masterpieces of Italian drawing

Carlo Maratti, Hercules Slaying the Nemean Lion (cartouche) with Temperance and Fortitude, c. 1670. Pen in brown over red chalk on paper, 25.9 x 20.9 cm. Kunsthaus Zürich. ZURICH.- From 31 January to 26 April 2020 the Kunsthaus Zürich presents ‘The Poetry of Line. Masterpieces of Italian drawing’, a selection from its small but prestigious collection of Italian drawings covering the period between Renaissance and Baroque, which have now been examined by students from the University of Zurich.The... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2020

'Luminous Figures. Drawings and Stained Glass Paintings from Holbein to Ringler' at Kunstmuseum Basel

Hans Holbein the Elder J., Two unicorns, around 1522/23. Pen in black, gray wash, water-color in places, edging line with red chalk, opened. Sheet: 41.9 x 31.5 cm. Inv. 1662.150. Kunstmuseum Basel-Amerbach-Kabinett. © Basel Museum of Art Martin P. Bühler BASEL - In the sixteenth century, small-format glass paintings are a popular art form in southern Germany and even more so in the Old Swiss Confederacy. In fact, if the scholar Johann Fischart (1546/47–1591) is to be believed, glass... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2020

"Le Dessin à Bologne : Carrache, Le Guerchin, Dominiquin..." au Cabinet des Dessins Jean Bonna - Beaux-Arts de Paris

Ludovico Carrache, Étude d'ange à mi-corps, la main devant les yeux, Sanguine et rehauts de craie blanche. © Beaux-Arts de Paris PARIS - C’est la Bologne maniériste et berceau du baroque, ville des grands décors dans les églises et les palais, que le Cabinet des dessins Jean Bonna met à l’honneur. Une trentaine de dessins issus de la collection des Beaux-Arts de Paris, pour certains inédits, permet d’apprécier la richesse d’invention des maîtres de la cité émilienne. Rassemblant des études de composition ou de figures... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2020

Orazio Borgianni (Rome 1574 - 1616), Self portrait as a painter with palette and canvas

Lot 17. Orazio Borgianni (Rome 1574 - 1616), Self portrait as a painter with palette and canvas, inscribed right on edge of canvas: QVO MAGIS RIMOR. MAGIS MIROR, oil on canvas, 28 by 19¾ in.; 71 by 50 cm. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Art market, Berlin, 1960s; Private collection, Berlin, until recently.   Literature: H. Voss, "Inediti di Orazio Borgianni, in Antichità Viva, vol. 2, 1962, pp. 9-10, reproduced p. 9, figs. 1 and 2; H.E. Wethey,... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2019

Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art traces the first 60 years of the etched print

Daniel Hopfer (German, 1471–1536). Death and the Devil Surprising two Women, ca. 1500–1510. Etching; first state of two.  Plate: 6 3/16 x 8 7/8 in. (15.7 x 22.6 cm). Sheet: 6 5/16 x 8 15/16 in. (16 x 22.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951 (51.501.383). NEW YORK, NY.- The emergence of etching on paper in Europe in the late 15th and early 16th centuries—when the technique moved out of the workshops of armor decorators and into those of... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

Workshop of Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian (Pieve di Cadore c.1490-1576 Venice), Portrait of Suleyman the Magnificent

Lot 233. Workshop of Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian (Pieve di Cadore c.1490-1576 Venice), Italy, Portrait of Suleyman the Magnificent. Oil on Canvas, 72.4 x 61cm, 107.5 x 74.4cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot sold 505,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. framed. Provenance: Probably executed for Frederico Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, 1538 Bishop Paolo Giovo (1483-1552), Como. With Commendatore E. Marinuci, Rome, by 1935 Christie's London, 24 March 1961, lot 39; bought by Agnew's... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2019

Anthonis Mor (Utrecht 1516/20 - 1576 (?) Antwerp), Portrait of Jacopo da Trezzo (c. 1514–1589)

Lot 22. Anthonis Mor (Utrecht 1516/20 - 1576 (?) Antwerp), Portrait of Jacopo da Trezzo (c. 1514–1589), oil on panel, 58.3 x 42.5 cm.; 23 x 16¾ in. Estimate Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,935,000 GBP. © Sotheby's.  Provenance: Amedeo Dal Pozzo, Marchese di Voghera (1579–1644), Palazzo Dal Pozzo, Turin, by 1634; Thence by family descent in the collection of the principi Dal Pozzo della Cisterna, Palazzo Dal Pozzo, Turin, until circa 1877; Alphonse... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2019

Simon Franck, Wings from an altarpiece: Saint Achatius with a train of knights and nobles; and Saint Ursula with an entourage of

Lot 3.  Simon Franck (circa 1500 - 1546/47 Aschaffenburg), Wings from an altarpiece: Saint Achatius with a train of knights and nobles; and Saint Ursula with an entourage of maidens, a pair, both oil on panel, with gilded and incised arched tops, each: 219.1 x 97.8 cm.; 86¼ x 38½ in. Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000 GBP. Lot sold 735,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. Exhibited: Charles Maurice Camille de Talleyrand-Périgord, 4th Duke of Dino, 2nd Marquis de Talleyrand (1843–1917); By whom... [Lire la suite]
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