20 mai 2018

Fede Galizia, Still life of peaches, jasmine, and a spray of hyacinth in a metal fruit stand, with tulips and hazelnuts...

Lot 43. Fede Galizia (Milan 1578 - 1630), Still life of peaches, jasmine, and a spray of hyacinth in a metal fruit stand, with tulips and hazelnuts in the hull, all on a stone ledge, oil on panel, 12 1/4  by 17 in.; 31 by 43 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Nygh collection, Rotterdam;Campagnano collection, Florence, by 1964;Anonymous sale, Milan, Porro & C., 26 May 2004, lot 36.  Exhibited: Naples, Palazzo Reale; Zurich, Zurich Art... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2018

Louise Moillon, Still life of a peaches in a bowl standing on a wooden box on a ledge, an apricot branch resting in the foregrou

Lot 49. Louise Moillon (Paris  1610 - 1696), Still life of a peaches in a bowl standing on a wooden box on a ledge, an apricot branch resting in the foreground, oil on canvas, 21 5/8  by 17 3/4 in.; 55 by 45 cm. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Art market, Paris;There acquired by the present collector.  Exhibited: Turin, Fondazione Accorsi, L'incantesimo dei sensi: una collezione di nature morte del Seicento per il Museo... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2018

Bartolomeo Cavarozzi, formerly known as the Master of the Acquavella still life, Basket of fruit on a stone ledge

Lot 44. Bartolomeo Cavarozzi, formerly known as the Master of the Acquavella still life (Viterbo, circa 1590-1625 Rome), Basket of fruit on a stone ledge, inscribed with an inventory number lower left (see note): 439, oil on canvas, 35 3/8  by 48 in.; 90 by 122 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Almost certainly in the Barberini collection, Rome, before 1812.  Literature: A. Cottino (ed.), La Natura Morta al tempo di Caravaggio,... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2018

Nikolaus Pfaff, Rhinoceros Horn Goblet with Lid, 1611

Nikolaus Pfaff, Rhinoceros Horn Goblet with Lid, 1611. Horn of a white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum), tusks of an African warthog, silver gilt, partly painted, 59.7 x 27.5 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, inv. no. KK 3709. Baring its fangs, a gilded creature confronts the viewer with two monstrous horns erupting out of the sides of its head. Its body serves as a goblet, and dissolves in form into a recognizable stem characteristic of a drinking vessel. At its “foot”is a gilded silver base, tying the two... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2018

Large vermeil cup and lid with decorations in relief, Juryen van Ham, Emden, 1603

Lot 194. Large vermeil cup and lid with decorations in relief, Juryen van Ham, Emden, 1603. Approximately 594g. Height 38cm. Estimate 25,000 - 30,000 EUR. Lot sold 48,000 EUR. © Van Ham Silver, applies. Repeatedly receeding circular foot with bulbous raised center, thereon a shaft in the shape of a vase with three small applied scroll motifs decorated with mascarons. The high cuppa cylindrically waisted in the middle. On the bulbous upper and lower parts ornamental bands with... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2018

Nationalmuseum Sweden acquires drawing by Italian master Salvator Rosa

Salvator Rosa (1615-1673), A Rocky Landscape with a Tree and Two Figures, pencil and ink with white accents on panel. Photographer / Source Cecila Heisser/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired a work by one of the foremost Italian artists of the seventeenth century, Salvator Rosa (1615-1673). The work belongs to a distinct and important category within Rosa’s artistic production, his panel drawings. With the acquisition, Nationalmuseum is now second only to the Pitti Palace in Florence in having such a... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2018

Rembrandt in Hermitage Amsterdam

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669): ‘Portrait of a Young Gentleman’ (oil on canvas, 94.5×73.5 cm). Photo: René Gerritsen/Jan Six Fine Arts. AMSTERDAM - As of Wednesday, May 16, the recently identified Rembrandt painting Portrait of a Young Gentleman, is on display in the Hermitage Amsterdam. Until Friday, June 15, the masterpiece will be exhibited temporarily in a separate hall in the Amstel wing.  The painting of an unknown young gentleman dates from around 1634 and may be part of a large double... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2018

A gilt silver flower cup, Johann Reinhold Mühl (1654 - 92), Nuremberg, around 1670

Lot 704. A gilt silver flower cup, Johann Reinhold Mühl (1654 - 92), Nuremberg, around 1670. H 16 cm, weight 95 g. Estimate: € 4,500 - € 4,800 © Lempertz Silver, driven, cast and engraved; gilded. Round arched foot and slender shaft with ornamental leaves. The foot and the constricted Kuppa with driven baroque flowers and acanthus. Brands: BZ Nuremberg, MZ Johann Reinhold Mühl (1654 - 92, GNM No. 593), Tremolierstich.   Lempertz. Auction... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2018

A gilt silver Pyrbaum cup of the market court, Reinhold Rühl (1652-86), Nuremberg, around 1661-64

Lot 703. A gilt silver Pyrbaum cup of the market court, Reinhold Rühl (1652-86), Nuremberg, around 1661-64. H 43 cm, weight 498 g. Estimate: € 10,000 - € 14,000 © Lempertz Silver, driven, cast and engraved; gilded. Strangled foot with six leafy floral humps; the slim shaft with three volutes and ornamental leaves. The constricted Kuppa and the slip lid accordingly. The coronation in the form of a standing Roman soldier, holding two shields with engraved crests: one... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2018

A gilt silver Roemer beaker, Oswald Haußner (1637 - 71), Nuremberg, around 1645 - 50

Lot 702. A gilt silver Roemer beaker, Oswald Haußner (1637 - 71), Nuremberg, around 1645 - 50.  H 9.2 cm, weight 105 g. Estimate: € 10,000 - € 14,000 © Lempertz Silver; driven and engraved; gilded. On profiled stand ring and cylindrical shaft with diamond humps the matching Kuppa with smooth lip edge and finely punched vegetal decor. Brands: BZ Nuremberg around 1645 - 51, MZ Oswald Haußner (1637 - 71, GNM No. 18, 333), Tremolierstich.   Provenance: Former... [Lire la suite]