20 mars 2017

Asia Society Museum opens 'Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia'

Long-necked ewer. China, probably Henan Province. Gongxian kilns. Tang dynasty, ca. 825–50. Glazed stoneware with copper-green splashes over white slip. H. 40 1/2 x W. 9 x D. 10 1/4 in. (102 x 23 x 26 cm). Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 2005.1.00900 1/2 to 2/2. Photography by Asian Civilisations Museum, Tang Shipwreck Collection NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society Museum in New York presents a selection of 76 artifacts from a thousand-year-old shipwreck discovered in 1998 in Southeast Asian waters. On view for the first... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2017

Georg Laue at TEFAF Maastricht 2017, Stand 204

Workshop of the Saracchis, Small rock-crystal jug, Milan, ca 1600. Rock crystal; enamelled gold mount. Height 13 cm © Kunstkammer Georg Laue Johann Daniel Mayer, Court treasury artworks of semi-precious stone with enamelled and fire-gilt silver mounts, Augsburg, 1670-1680. Jasper, jade and rock crystal mount: silver fire-gilt © Kunstkammer Georg Laue  Literature: published in: Georg Laue, Tresor. Treasures for European Kunstkammer, Munich 2017 Johann Georg Kobenhaupt, Moss agate cup in it's leather case, Stuttgart,... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2017

Salomon Stodel Antiquités at TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 134

Nautilus cup, Soapstone figures, Indo China, Kangxi period, circa 1675. Oriental silver gilt mounts. Height 32 cm, 12.8 x 10 cm (foot) © Salomon Stodel Antiquités The nautilus shell with two vertical engraved silver gilt strap mounts,are pinned which is constructed to fit closely over the edge of the shell, forms the bowl of a standing cup. The conchiolin is elaborately carved in the cameo technique in the Indo Chinese manner, being set in silver gilt mounts that both protects and intergrates this... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2017

G. Sarti at TEFAF Maastrich 2017. Stand 372

Girolamo Di Benvenuto (1470-Siena-1525), Virgin and Child with Saints John the Baptist and Catherine of Siena, circa 1510-1520. Tempera on panel with gold ground, 82.4 × 64.2 cm © G. Sarti. Provenance: Private collection, Italy Luca Giordano  (1632-Naples-1705), Portrait of Plato, circa 1660. Oil on canvas, 116.5 x 99 cm © G. Sarti. Provenance: Private collection, Germany. Exhibition: Saint Paul de Vence, Fondation Maeght, "Les formes de la pensée : peintre et philosophe, un récit", 29th june - 11th nov. 2013. G.... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2017

Carlo Orsi at TEFAF Maastrich 2014, Stand 344

Maerten De Vos (1532-Antwerp-1603), The Annunciation and The Adoration of the Magi, circa 1572. Oil on panel, 86 x 43.5 cm (each). On the reverse of the Annunciation the arms of Frederick II, King of Denmark; on the reverse of the Adoration of the Magi the arms of Sophie Mecklenburg-Güstrow, his wife © Carlo Orsi Provenance: Frederick II, King of Denmark (1534-1588); collection Taccone, Marquess di Sitizano Giovanni Battista Benvenuti, called L'Ortolano (Ferrara around 1485-after 1527), Christ Supported by Two Angels. Oil... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2017

Dresden, Europe, World: Three exhibitions at three locations in the Residenzschloss

DRESDEN.- The Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden is showing three exhibitions under the heading “Dresden • Europe • World” in the Residenzschloss from 3 March to 5 June 2017. They are the result of intensive research which has been realised in recent years, thanks to the significant support provided by the Museum & Research Foundation.  With the title “Stories in miniatures”, the “Collection of Indian Paintings in the Dresden Kupferstich-Kabinett” is being shown to the public for the first time. Both of these... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2017

Dickinson Gallery announces highlights to be presented at TEFAF Maastricht 2017

 Lucas Cranach the Elder, Judith with the Head of Holofernes, 1530. Signed lower right with the artist's winged serpent device. Oil on panel, 37,2 x 25 cm (14 2/3 x 9 7/8 in.) NEW YORK, NY.- For TEFAF Maastricht 2017, Dickinson Gallery will showcase a range of Old Master, Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary paintings, sculptures and works on paper, many of which have not been seen on the international art market in decades. Among the highlights are a rare Judith with the Head of Holofernes by Lucas Cranach... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

Exhibition at Pallant House Gallery traces the history of the woodcut

Albrecht Dürer, Repose on the Flight into Egypt, c.1504, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester (Hussey Bequest, Chichester District Council, 1985), © Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK. CHICHESTER.- A new exhibition at Pallant House Gallery showcases highlights from the Gallery’s acclaimed print collection to trace the history of the woodcut, from the Northern Renaissance and the Japanese tradition of ukiyo-e prints to contemporary artists working today. The exhibition includes works by artists such as Albrecht Dürer,... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2017

Galleria Francesca Antonacci Damiano Lapiccirella Fine Art announces TEFAF highlights

ROME.- Created by the merger of two historic galleries that have been on the market for several generations, the Galleria Francesca Antonacci Damiano Lapiccirella Fine Art, with its prestigious headquarters in a fascinating courtyard in the centre of Rome, is a landmark for enthusiasts of "Grand Tour" paintings as well as drawings and sculptures by European artists from the late eighteenth century and the middle of the nineteenth. It is also a site for true museum-profile exhibitions. The gallery participates in the most... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

Tomasso Brothers to present a rediscovered work by Il Guercino at TEFAF Maastricht

Giambologna (1529-1608), Julius Caesar, circa 1551. Signed on underside. Limewood, with Walnut Socle. 46cm (18 1/8 in), 51.2cm (20 ¼ in) – overall including socle. © Tomasso Brothers LEEDS.- Exceptional highlights at Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, TEFAF Maastricht 10-19 March 2017, include the earliest recorded work, and only-surviving wood sculpture by Giambologna (1529-1608); a magnificent rediscovered study of Saint Jerome in Prayer by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Il Guercino (1591-1666); a rare and... [Lire la suite]