13 décembre 2017

As a Christmas present for the nation, National Gallery displays four exceptional Dutch and Flemish paintings

Adriaen Coorte, 'Still Life with a Bowl of Strawberries, a Spray of Gooseberries, Asparagus and a Plum', 1703 © The National Gallery, London. Gift from the collection of Willem Baron van Dedem, 2017  “I love to share with other people the richness and the beauty of paintings of the sixteenth and seventeenth century, which I have collected.” ('Collected and Reflected', Willem Baron van Dedem) LONDON.- Visitors to the National Gallery can from tomorrow (13 December 2017) enjoy four exceptional Dutch and... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2017

Murillo masterpiece returns to the Walker Art Gallery following revealing conservation work

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), Virgin and Child in Glory, about 1673 © Walker Art Gallery LIVERPOOL.- The Walker Art Gallery has welcomed back Virgin and Child in Glory (1673), an altarpiece by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), following a major conservation project. The project has revealed more about the dramatic history of the painting, and about the skills and techniques employed by the renowned Spanish artist. The altarpiece was originally commissioned by the Archbishop of Seville... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2017

Groupe de la Flagellation en ivoire sculpté, Allemagne du sud, entourage de Léonard Kern, vers 1610-40

Lot 68. Groupe de la Flagellation en ivoire sculpté, Allemagne du sud, entourage de Léonard Kern, vers 1610-40. Estimation 70 000 € / 90 000 €. Courtesy Piasa en ronde bosse, socle en ébène, bois noirci, marbre, améthyste et bronze doré. Au centre le Christ debout, les mains liées derrière son dos, prend appui sur une jambe, l’autre fléchie, le buste incliné et la tête tournée vers la gauche ; son périzonium, noué sur le devant, tombe sur les cuisses, laissant découverte la hanche gauche ;visage émacié à la... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2017

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), Salome receives the Head of John the Baptist, 1607-10

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), Salome receives the Head of John the Baptist, 1607-10. Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 106.7 cm. Bought, 1970, NG6389, The National Gallery, London. Photo credit: The National Gallery, London.
02 décembre 2017

Diego Velázquez (1599–1660), An Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618

Diego Velázquez (1599–1660), An Old Woman Cooking Eggs, 1618, oil on canvas, 100.5 x 119.5 cm, purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund and a Treasury Grant, 1955, NG 2180, National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery. Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland.
02 décembre 2017

Giovanni Battista Caracciolo (1578–1635), The Sacrifice of Abraham, 17th century

Giovanni Battista Caracciolo (1578–1635), The Sacrifice of Abraham, 17th century, oil on canvas, 208.4 x 154 cm, gift from John Robertson, 1886, 45-1912, Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council). Photo credit: Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council).

02 décembre 2017

Orazio Borgianni (c.1578–1616), Saint Christopher Carrying the Infant Christ, c.1615

Orazio Borgianni (c.1578–1616), Saint Christopher Carrying the Infant Christ, c.1615, oil on canvas, 104 x 78 cm, presented to the Royal Scottish Academy by Sir John Watson Gordon, 1850, transferred to the National Gallery of Scotland, 1910, NG 48, National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery. Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland.
02 décembre 2017

Dirck van Baburen (c.1595–1624), Roman Charity, Cimon and Pero, 1618–1624

Dirck van Baburen (c.1595–1624), Roman Charity, Cimon and Pero, 1618–1624, oil on canvas, 127.6 x 151.1 cm, presented by F. D. Lycett Green through the National Art Collections Fund, 1955, YORAG : 788, York Museums Trust. Photo credit: York Museums Trust
02 décembre 2017

Harmen van Steenwijck, A still life of a quince, grapes, peaches, a walnut, and hazelnuts on a wooden ledge

Lot 44. Harmen van Steenwijck (Delft 1612 - after 1656), A still life of a quince, grapes, peaches, a walnut, and hazelnuts on a wooden ledge, signed lower left on the table: Hsteenwijck, oil on oak panel, 26.2 x 36.8 cm; 10 1/4  x 14 1/2  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.    Provenance:  Anonymous sale, London, Christie’s, 13 December 1974, lot 142; Private collection, France; Anonymous sale, Paris, Piasa, 24 June 2005,... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2017

Pieter Claesz., Still life with a silver beaker and an overturned roemer, with bread, a knife and a lemon and olives...

Lot 41. Pieter Claesz. (Berchem 1597/8 - 1660/1 Haarlem), Still life with a silver beaker and an overturned roemer, with bread, a knife and a lemon and olives on two pewter plates, signed with monogram and indistinctly dated centre left: PCH 16[4]2, oil on oak panel, 40 x 51.1 cm.; 15 3/4  x 20 1/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 GBP. Lot sold for £175,000 ($234,588). Photo: Sotheby's.  Provenance: T.S. Lean Esq. [according to label on reverse]; D. van der... [Lire la suite]
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