19 avril 2014

"Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner, English painting towards modernity" at Palazzo Sciarra Museum in Rome

Joshua Reynolds, Lady Bampfylde, 1776-1777; olio su tela, 238,1 x 148 cm © Tate, London 2014 ROME - Promoted by Fondazione Roma and organised by Fondazione Roma-Arte-Musei, the exhibition Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner. British Painting and the Rise of Modernity, will be held in Palazzo Sciarra from the 15th April to the 20th July 2014.The exhibition curated by Carolina Brook and Valter Curzi intends to offer to the public a comprehensive overview of the social and artistic development that took place during the XVIII century in step... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2014

Exhibition of masterpieces from the Austrian Habsburg dynasty brings imperial splendor to the U.S.

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Fire, 1566; 66.5 x 51 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- In 2015, a major American collaboration will bring masterworks amassed by one of the longest-reigning European dynasties to the United States. "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" showcases masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful rulers who commissioned extraordinary artworks now in the collection of the... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2014

Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München restitutes a drawing by Andrea Boscoli

Andrea Boscoli, The miracle of the donkey - Scene from the life of St. Anthony of Padua. Pen and brown ink, brown wash, 23 x 16 cm (9 x 6,2 inch ). At lower right with the collector's stamps Boguslaw Jolles (Lugt 382) and Jan Pietersz. Zoomer (Lugt 1511).  MUNICH.- A claim for restitution of a drawing by the Florentine painter and draftsman Andrea Boscoli (1560-1607) in the Staatliche Graphische Sammlung Munich was lodged by the heirs of Dr. Michael Berolzheimer (1866-1942) in a letter from the Holocaust Claims Processing... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2014

Jean-Honoré Fragonard's hymn to love and poetry at Bonhams Old Master Paintings Sale

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Sappho inspired by Cupid estimated at £800,000-1,200,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Sappho inspired by Cupid, a sensual work by the French 17th century Master, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, is to be sold at Bonhams Old Master Paintings Sale in London on 9 July. It is estimated at £800,000-1,200,000.  The painting is known informally as the Portanova Sappho to recognise its previous ownership by the socialite couple Sandra and Ricky di Portanova but also to distinguish it from Fragonard’s other works on the... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2014

Goya’s Portraits of the Altamira Family Reunited in Exhibition Opening at Metropolitan Museum April 22

Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, Fuendetodos 1746–1828 Bordeaux), Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga (1784–1792), 1787–88. Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 in. (127 x 101.6 cm) . The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Jules Bache Collection, 1949. NEW YORK - By special arrangement with the Banco de España, from April 22 through August 3, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reunite for the first time four portraits painted by Francisco de Goya (1746–1828) that were commissioned by the Count of Altamira, who was a... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2014

Enjoy a rare opportunity to see four paintings by, or attributed to Caravaggio at the MFA, Boston

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, (Italian, 1571 – 1610), Saint Francis in Meditation. Oil on canvas. Chiesa di San Pietro, Carpineto Romano. Photo: Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents a rare opportunity to view four intriguing paintings by, or attributed to, Michelangelo Merisi, called Caravaggio (1571-1610). The exhibition, Visiting Masterpieces: Caravaggio and Connoisseurship (April 12–June 15, 2014), introduces visitors to the art of judging whether a “Caravaggio” is,... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2014

World record price for Jan Gossaert’s painting “Madonna and Child” at the Swiss auction house Koller

ZURICH.- The focus of Koller's Spring Auctions was on Old Art. Among the Old Master Paintings, Koller auctioned off the painting «Mary and Child» by the Flemish painter Jan Gossaert to an international private collector for CHF 2.37 million, slightly higher than the estimate. This is a new world record for a work by this painter, reached at an auction. Depictions of Madonnas high in demand The top lot of the Old Master Paintings‘ auction on 28 March was the painting „Mary and Child“ by the important... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2014

Sotheby's to present Flemish Old Master paintings from the Coppée collection

Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Calvary, 1615, oil on oak panel, 99.9 by 147.5 cm.; 39⅜ by 58 in. (est. £ 3-4 million). Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- This summer, Sotheby’s London will present a remarkable group of Flemish Old Master paintings from the Coppée Collection. Assembled by the Belgian industrialist Evence Coppée III (1882-1945) in the 1920s, this outstanding collection comprised almost exclusively 16th and 17th century works, with an emphasis on the works of Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564-1637/8) and the Brueghel family. Of... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2014

Ecole Française du XVIème siècle, « Homme en buste au pourpoint bleu »

Ecole Française du XVIème siècle, « Homme en buste au pourpoint bleu ». Photo CHEVAU LEGERS ENCHERES. Panneau daté 1597 – en haut à droite. 19.5 x 13.5 cm. Cadre d’époque XVIIème en bois laqué noir et or. Estimation: 3 000 € - 3 500 € Me CHAUSSELAT et CHEVAU LEGERS ENCHERES. Dimanche 13 avril à 14h00 à Versailles. 6 bis Avenue de Sceaux, 78000 Versailles. Tél. : 01 39 50 58 08 - Fax : 01 30 21 32 48 - contact@chausselat.com
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06 avril 2014

Claude François Desportes (1695 – 1774). "Nature morte aux raisins, pêches et poires sur un entablement de pierre"

Claude François Desportes (1695 – 1774). "Nature morte aux raisins, pêches et poires sur un entablement de pierre"’. Photo CHEVAU LEGERS ENCHERES Toile. 64 x 65 cm. Estimation: 6 000 € - 7 000 € Expert : cabinet TURQUIN, Stéphane PINTA. Nous remercions Monsieur Fabrice FARE qui a authentifié notre tableau après examen Me CHAUSSELAT et CHEVAU LEGERS ENCHERES. Dimanche 13 avril à 14h00 à Versailles. 6 bis Avenue de Sceaux, 78000 Versailles. Tél. : 01 39 50 58 08 - Fax : 01 30 21 32 48... [Lire la suite]
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