24 mars 2019

Rare, private collection of Old Master paintings makes exclusive appearance in Florida

Jan Davidsz. de Heem (Dutch, 1606-1683/4), Still Life of flowers in a glass vase in a stone niche, Oil on oak panel, Grasset Collection. ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.- Dreamy landscapes and luscious still life paintings from one of the world’s greatest private collections join together in A Feast for the Eyes: European Masterpieces from the Grasset Collection, a stunning exhibition opening March 23 at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. The exhibition features 40 of the finest Old Master paintings by artists... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2019

Carlo Orsi-Trinity Fine Art reveals the history of a Baroque masterpiece by Foggini

Giovanni Battista Foggini (Florence, 1652-1725), Portrait of Marguerite Louise d’Orléans, 1687, marble, 77 cm. asking price in the region of €3,000,000. © Carlo Orsi-Trinity Fine Art LONDON.- This marble portrait bust of 1687 portrays Marguerite Louise of Orléans, wife of Cosimo III de’ Medici, the enfant terrible of the Medici dynasty. A free-spirited woman, Marguerite Louise, although she bore Cosimo three heirs, never submitted emotionally to the marriage, and came to despise her husband, his family and the... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2019

Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht

Cabinet of curiosities arranged by Georg Laue according to historical record, 16th-17th centuries. Mixed media, 62 x 78 cm (24.4 x 30.7 in.). Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht, Stand 243, March 16-24, 2019. Court Nautilus Cup from Knutstorp Castle. Swedish silver mount, circa 1670. Etched nautilus shell, fire-gilt silver, Height 32 cm (12.6 in.). Kunstskammer Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht, Stand 243, March 16-24, 2019. Provenance: Knutstorp Castle, Countess Ebba WachtmeisterLiterature:Albin Roosval, Svenska slott och... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2019

One of the best Delftware collections of the past decades at TEFAF Maastricht

AMSTERDAM.- At the upcoming edition of TEFAF Maastricht, Amsterdam based dealer Aronson Antiquairs will bring to market one of the best Delftware collections of the past decades. The collection, which was in a large part assembled by private Dutch collectors over a period of approximately thirty years, comprises many highlights. Although it has its center of gravity in the eighteenth century, it also contains several wonderful early objects.  “What we can bring to an art fair like TEFAF, really depends on what... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2019

"Collection Motais de Narbonne : Peintures françaises et italiennes" à la Fondation Bemberg

Carlo MARATTA (1625-1713), Josué arrêtant le soleil, huile sur toile, collection Motais de Narbonne. © Orléans, Musée des Beaux-Arts/Christophe Camus TOULOUSE - Dans la lignée des expositions consacrées aux collections privées, c’est avec un grand bonheur que la Fondation Bemberg, après le Musée des Beaux -Arts d’Orléans, présentera du 22 février au 2 juin 2019, celle, tout à fait exceptionnelle, d’Héléna et Guy Motais de Narbonne. L’étape toulousaine sera par ailleurs l’occasion de découvrir le dernier tableau... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2019

Leading London Silver dealer Koopman Rare Art announces TEFAF Maastricht 2019 highlights

Detail of an important Charles II silver tazza made in London in 1683; Diameter: 42cm, Height 12cm. Asking price in the region of £225,000. © Koopman Rare Art LONDON.- The highly historic and impressive silver-gilt shield, which bears the Royal Arms of Ernst Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover (1771-1851), will take centre stage on the stand of Koopman Rare Art at TEFAF Maastricht 2019. It is described by Lewis Smith, Director of Koopman Rare Art as “the most spectacular example of... [Lire la suite]

17 février 2019

“Rembrandt and the Jewish Experience” Exhibition at Telfair Museums

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669); The Angel Departing from the Family of Tobias (detail), 1641; etching and drypoint on wove paper; Collection of Howard and Fran Berger, Gift to the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. Savannah, Georgia - Rembrandt lived and worked in Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. Although most residents of Amsterdam during Rembrandt’s lifetime practiced Dutch Calvinism, the city was renowned for its welcoming spirit toward immigrants, especially the Sephardic... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2019

Coupe aux Figures allégoriques, France ou Pays-Bas, 17e ou 19e siècle

Coupe aux Figures allégoriques : la Prudence, la Foi, la Justice, l'Espérance, la Tempérance, la Charité, la Force. France ou Pays-Bas, 17e ou 19e siècle, ivoire d'éléphant sculpté, 100 x 132 cm, Don Charles Sauvageot 1856, Paris, musée du Louvre, OA154. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi.
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09 février 2019

A Baroque part gilt cast and chased silver tankard, Hamburg, 3rd quarter of 17th century, maker's mark of Heinrich Lambrecht II

Lot 10. A Baroque part gilt cast and chased silver tankard, Hamburg, 3rd quarter of 17th century, maker's mark of Heinrich Lambrecht II. Estimate 8000 EUR. Courtesy Nagel Waved embossed pattern to stand and lid, cylindric double wall body, inner body applies, outer liner chased with nymphs and sea gods, Engraved at the bottom "No.12, 3p, 14z". C. 1290g. Minor wear.  Provenance: North German Collection. With Schloß Ricklingen auction 9./10. Nov. 1979, Lot 1339. Nagel. Sale 770, 27th... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2019

A partgilt cast and chased Baroque tankard, Königsberg, c. 1670, maker's mark of David Stobbe (mentioned c. 1658-1672)

Lot 2. A partgilt cast and chased Baroque tankard, Königsberg, c. 1670, maker's mark of David Stobbe (mentioned c. 1658-1672). H. 24,5 cm. Estimate 9000 EUR. Courtesy Nagel Chased floral pattern, cylindric body with 15 "Taler" coins with the portrait of Elector Georg Friedrich of Brandenburg (1619-1640), one more at the bottom. The lid with matching floral pattern and a medal with the portrait of Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg (1640-1688). Total weight c. 1543 g. Minor wear.  ... [Lire la suite]