20 septembre 2018

Christie's to offer a masterpiece by Sir Anthony van Dyck

Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Portrait of Princess Mary (1631–1660), daughter of King Charles I of England, full-length, in a pink dress decorated with silver embroidery and ribbons, 1641. Oil on canvas. Estimate: £5,000,000-8,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- Portrait of Princess Mary (1631–1660), daughter of King Charles I of England, full-length, in a pink dress decorated with silver embroidery and ribbons by Sir Anthony van Dyck, 1641, will be offered from a Distinguished Private Collection... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2018

The National Gallery of Ireland opens a unique exhibition of animal drawings by Dutch artist Frans Post

Frans Post, Panthera onca (Linnaeus, 1758). Watercolour and gouache in shades of yellow, brown, and black, with pen and black ink, over graphite. © Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem. DUBLIN.- For the first time in Ireland, from 8 September – 9 December 2018, the National Gallery of Ireland presents a unique show of animal drawings by Dutch artist Frans Post (1612-1680). Admission is free. Post spent 7 years in Brazil, from 1637 to 1644, where he documented the plants and animals of the Dutch colony for its... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2018

Two royal portraits by Van Dyck to lead Sotheby's Old Masters sale this autumn

Sir Anthony Van Dyck, Portrait of Charles II, when Prince of Wales, detail, 1641. Oil on canvas. Estimate: £2-3 million. © Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Two portraits of Charles I’s eldest children - the eleven year-old Prince of Wales, (later King Charles II), and his nine year-old sister Mary, the Princess Royal, (later, the mother of the future king, William III) will be among the highlights of Sotheby’s London Old Master Evening sale on 5 December. Among the very last works that Van Dyck painted for his royal... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2018

Caravage à Rome au Musée Jacquemart-André

Caravage à Rome au Musée Jacquemart-André PARIS - À l’automne 2018, l’Institut de France et Culturespaces organisent au Musée Jacquemart-André une exposition consacrée à Caravage (1571–1610), figure emblématique de la peinture européenne du XVIIe siècle. Dix chefs-d’oeuvre de l’artiste, dont sept qui n'ont encore jamais été présentés en France, seront exposés à titre exceptionnel.  Pour cet événement unique, les visiteurs pourront découvrir les deux oeuvres de la Madeleine pénitente, issues de collections particulières,... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2018

Abraham Bosschaert (Middelburg 1612 - 1643 Utrecht), Flowers in a glass vase

Lot 3058. Abraham Bosschaert (Middelburg 1612 - 1643 Utrecht), Flowers in a glass vase. Oil on panel, 48.5 x 37.3 cm (oval). Signed lower right: A. (ligature) Bosschaert. Estimate CHF 22 000 / 28 000 (€ 18 330 / 23 330). © Koller Provenance: - v. Haw'scher Estate, No. 61 (seal verso).- European private collection. Dr. Fred G. Meijer confirmed the authorship on the basis of a photograph and describes the present painting as a characteristic work by Abraham Bosschaert. Koller. A186 Tableaux de... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2018

Flemish School, circa 1620-30, A bouquet of roses in a vase

Lot 3053. Flemish School, circa 1620-30, A bouquet of roses in a vase. Oil on panel, 34.5 x 24.3 cm. Estimate CHF 25 000 / 35 000 (€ 20 830 / 29 170). © Koller Provenance: European private collection.  Koller. A186 Tableaux de Maîtres Anciens - vendredi 28 septembre 2018, 14h00

03 septembre 2018

Cornelis de Heem, Still life with römer, grapes, cherries, oranges and oysters on a table top before a niche

Lot 3073. Cornelis de Heem (Leiden 1631 - 1695 Antwerp), Still life with römer, grapes, cherries, oranges and oysters on a table top before a niche. Oil on canvas, 57.7 x 43 cm. Estimate CHF 30 000 / 50 000 (€ 25 000 / 41 670). © Koller Provenance: Swiss private collection. We are grateful to Dr. Fred G. Meijer for identifying the present painting as a characteristic work by Cornelis de Heem and dating it in the 1660s on the basis of a photograph.  Koller. A186 Tableaux de Maîtres... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2018

Gottfried Von Wedig (1583 Cologne 1641), Still-life with lobster and wine jug in a niche.

Lot 3020. Gottfried Von Wedig (1583 Cologne 1641), Still-life with lobster and wine jug in a niche. Oil on panel, 50.7 x 38.3 cm. Estimate CHF 30 000 / 40 000 (€ 25 000 / 33 330). © Koller Provenance: European private collection.We are grateful to Prof. Claus Grimm for his help in cataloguing the present work. Koller. A186 Tableaux de Maîtres Anciens - vendredi 28 septembre 2018, 14h00
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03 septembre 2018

The Malatier Collection: Old Master paintings, furniture and works of art to be offered at Drouot

PARIS.- Mercredi 10 octobre, la maison SGL Enchères, en partenariat avec la maison Ader-Nordmann, dispersera à Drouot la Collection Malatier. Homme érudit et banquier, figure incontournable des expositions et des vernissages des plus grandes maisons de ventes, galeries ou foires françaises et internationales, Jacques Malatier (1926-2017) a réuni en trente ans un ensemble de près de 300 pièces, estimé 1,2M€. « Cette collection, recherche d’une vie, sera dispersée au profit de La Fondation de France, au sein d’une fondation qui... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2018

Lucretia by Artemisia Gentileschi to be auctioned at Dorotheum

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - 1653) Lucretia, oil on canvas, 133 x 106 cm. Estimate: €500,000 - 700,000. © Dorotheum VIENNA.- An important painting by Artemisia Gentileschi, one of art history’s most celebrated female painters, is to be offered for sale at auction at Dorotheum this Autumn. The painting, entitled Lucretia, is an exceptional and rare work by the 17th century Italian baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi. It will be one of the highlights of Dorotheum’s auction week in October (23 – 25 October... [Lire la suite]
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