26 juin 2017

Willem Van Aelst, Nature morte aux pêches, raisins et aux fleurs avec un escargot et papillon

Lot 21. Willem Van Aelst (Utrecht 1625 ou 1626 - Amsterdam vers 1683), Nature morte aux pêches, raisins et aux fleurs avec un escargot et papillon. Toile, 65 x 54 cm. Signée et datée en haut à droite : … VAelst 1671. Estimation : 25 000 € / 30 000 €. Photo Millon et Associés Restaurations anciennes Exposition : Maîtres Anciens et hollandais collection Galerie Baszanger Genève 28 avril au 29 juillet 194, Musée des Beaux Arts Neuchâtel, n° 1, repr. Catalogue (Willemn Van... [Lire la suite]

21 juin 2017

François Garnier, (vers 1600 - Paris entre 1658 et 1672), Nature morte d'abricots et de fraises dans une coupe de Delft

Lot 45. François Garnier (vers 1600 - Paris entre 1658 et 1672), Nature morte d'abricots et de fraises dans une coupe de Delft, 38 x 52 cm. Estimation : 60 000 € / 80 000 €. Photo: Tajan. Panneau de chêne, deux planches, non parqueté. Restaurations anciennes et petits manques  François Garnier, Still life with apricots and strawberries in a Delft’s cup, oak panel, 14 15/16x 20 1/2 in. Note: Beau-père de Louise et d’Isaac Moillon, dont il épouse la mère, veuve, en 1620, François Garnier, peintre... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2017

Scottish National Gallery opens "Beyond Caravaggio"

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), The Taking of Christ, 1602. On indefinite loan to the National Gallery of Ireland from the Jesuit Community, Leeson St., Dublin, who acknowledge the kind generosity of the late Dr Marie Lea-Wilson. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland. EDINBURGH.- The revolution in painting sparked by one of the world’s most celebrated (and notorious) artists is the subject of the major summer exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh this year. Beyond Caravaggio brings a... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2017

Exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum explores French drawing in the Classical Age

Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665), Death of Hippolytus, 1645, pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk. The Morgan Library & Museum; Purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1909; I, 267. NEW YORK, NY.- The French refer to the seventeenth century as the Grand Siècle, or the Great Century. Under the rule of Louis XIII and Louis XIV, the period saw a dramatic increase in French political and military power, the maturation of French courtly life at Versailles, and an unparalleled flourishing of the arts.  Poussin, Claude,... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2017

Portrait of English Civil War turncoat offered at Bonhams Old Master Paintings Sale

Portrait of Thomas Pope by William Larkin. Estimate: £40,000-60,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A recently discovered work, Portrait of Thomas Pope, by the English portrait painter William Larkin, features at Bonhams Old Master Paintings sale in London on Wednesday 5 July. It is estimated at £40,000-60,000.  Thomas Pope (1598-1667/68) was born and educated in Oxfordshire. Despite changing sides during the political turbulence of mid-17th century England, Pope not only survived, but prospered. He was first... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

Ashmolean acquires great Civil War portrait by William Dobson

William Dobson (1611–46), Group Portrait of Prince Rupert, Colonel William Legge and Colonel John Russell. Painted c. 1645. Image © Ashmolean Museum.  OXFORD.- The Ashmolean announced the acquisition of a magnificent group portrait by William Dobson (1611–46) painted in Oxford during the Civil War. The painting has been allocated to the Ashmolean on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the birth of the founder of the Museum, Elias Ashmole.It has been acquired for the nation through the Acceptance in Lieu... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2017

A drawing by Sir Peter Lely is expected to create a sensation at auction

Sir Peter Lely (1618-80), Portrait of a Young Girl. Black and white chalk heightened with red chalk and pink pastel, 29.5 x 20 cm. Estimate: 12.000-15.000€. © Ivoire Nantes NANTES.- This lovely drawing by Sir Peter Lely, an important, rarely seen portrait painter at the English royal court in the late 17th century, is being offered by IVOIRE NANTES Auction to be held Tuesday, 13 June 2017 Sir Peter Lely (1618-80), an Englishman of Dutch descent, is an important, rarely seen artist. A fashionable portrait painter in... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2017

A German silver ewer-flagon, maker's mark HL conjoined, Augsburg, circa 1681-85

Lot 72. A German silver ewer-flagon, maker's mark HL conjoined, Augsburg, circa 1681-85. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of tapering cylindrical form with beaded handle, hinged cover applied with armorials and inscribed Johann Bernhardt v. Tuppau Obrister 1686 denzo zebr., marked on body and cover; 25.5cm., 10in. high; 1246gr., 40oz.  Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 04 May 2017, 10:30 AM
02 mai 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver cup, Oswald Haussner, Nuremberg, circa 1650/57

Lot 71. A German parcel-gilt silver cup, Oswald Haussner, Nuremberg, circa 1650-57. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. shell bowl surmounted by cherub with falcon and victory wreath showing traces of cold painted enamel, similar figure forming the stem above domed foot embossed with shells and lobate ornament, marked on body and foot; 31.5cm, 12 1/2in high; 273gr, 8oz 15dwt Exhibition: Klaus Pechstein et al., Deutsche Goldschmiedekunst vom 15.bis zum 20.Jahrhundert Aus Dem... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver apple-form cup and cover, Marx Merzenbach, Augsburg, 1665-69

Lot 69. A German parcel-gilt silver apple-form cup and cover, Marx Merzenbach, Augsburg, 1665-69. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. with triform leaf base, similarly leaf applied at the foliate stem, detachable cover, underside of the foot initialled GA.N.V.I.D, dated 1672 and with coronet, marked on body and foot; 15.5cm., 6in. high; 147gr., 4oz. 14dwt. Note: A very similar example, Melchior Bay(e)r, with differing finial, was sold Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, Geneva, 12 November... [Lire la suite]