21 février 2014

Sutcliffe Galleries announces discovery of a lost painting of the real Lady Mary

Jerry Barrett, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu in Turkey. Photo courtesy Sutcliffe Galleries LONDON.- For the first time since 1858, the missing painting from Jerry Barrett’s ‘Turkish’ period, based on material gathered during his visit to Scutari, will be exhibited at the 2014 BADA Fair. Sutcliffe Galleries discovered this important painting, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu in Turkey (herself a fascinating character - see below), last year after it had been miscatalogued at one of London’s leading auction houses twice in 22... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2014

Sotheby's Orientalist Sale to feature masterpieces by leading European and American Orientalist painters

Ludwig Deutsch, The Procession of Al Mihmal, Cairo. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- On 8 April 2014 in London, Sotheby’s will present The Orientalist Sale as part of Sotheby’s Orientalist & Islamic Week. The auction comprises masterpieces by leading European and American Orientalist painters, including Ludwig Deutsch, David Roberts, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Etienne Dinet and Frederick Arthur Bridgman, as well as select works of sculpture.  The genre of Orientalist art has undergone a revision in... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2013

Robert Smith (Bideford, Devon 1787 – 1873), The Procession to the Bara Imambara

Robert Smith (Bideford, Devon 1787 – 1873), The Procession to the Bara Imambara. Photo courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd Oil on canvas. Dimensions: 44 x 61cm.  ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. Amir Mohtashemi. Phone +44 (0)20 7937 4422 - Email info@amirmohtashemi.com - Website www.amirmohtashemi.com
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01 juin 2013

Portrait of a traveller wearing a traditional turkish costume sitting in a recliner in front of a window, 19th century

Portrait of a traveller wearing a traditional turkish costume sitting in a recliner in front of a window, 1st half of 19th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen In the background view of the Seraglio Point at Istanbul. Oil on canvas, relined, on the "Journal" on the window sill dated 1844. 45 x 36 cm. Estimate 6500 € Nagel Auktionen. Sale 696, June 6th. http://www.auction.de
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19 avril 2013

Orientalist masters at Sotheby's spring auction of 19th Century European Art in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s spring auction of 19th Century European Art in New York on 9 May 2013 will feature an exceptional collection of Orientalist paintings. The group is highlighted by four major works by the master of the genre, Jean-Léon Gérôme, including Le Tigre et le Gardien (est. $300/400,000), as well as The Colossus of Memnon (est. $400/600,000). While he painted the Colossus a number of times and from different viewpoints throughout his career, this early work was devised on his first ambitious and long anticipated visit... [Lire la suite]
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23 mars 2013

A model of the church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, 17th century

A model of the church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem, 17th century.  This olive wood model is intricately inlaid with mother-of-pearl and bone and has numerous removable sections which reveal the detailed interior of the Church. These highly prized exquisite models were made for wealthy pilgrims in the Holy Land. Size: Length 58 cm width 89 cm height 29.5 cm (22.75 x 19.25 x 11.5 in) Examples: The Royal Danish Kunstkammer,  V&A, London, the Soane Collection  in the British Museum. ... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2012

Kept in Jean-Léon Gérôme's family for 140 years, Promenade du Harem will be sold at auction

Jean-Léon Gérôme(1824 - 1904), Promenade du Harem. Oil on canvas Signed “J.L.GEROME." on the lower left, 86 x 150,50 cm. PARIS.- The Orientalist Painting department at Artcurial Briest Poulain F.Tajan, lead by Olivier Berman, shows once again its world-leading position, in putting on sale a remarkable painting by Jean-Léon Gérôme. The descendants of Madeleine Gerôme, the daughter, kept the totally unheard-of piece in the artist’s family until this day. With an estimate price of € 800,000 / 1,200,000 the painting has every chance to... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2012

Théodore Deck (1823-1891). Spectaculaire jardinière orientaliste en faïence

Théodore Deck (1823-1891). Spectaculaire jardinière orientaliste en faïence. Photo Tajan piétement découpé en lambrequins, corps parallélépipédique galbé animé d'une frise formant grecque géométrique soulignée de lambrequins végétaux stylisés, frise supérieure de perles en bordure, les prises latérales sont formées de têtes d'éléphant, émail bleu turquoise sur fond vert bronze jaspé, intérieur gris vert jaspé. Signature d'un cachet TH. Deck. Haut. 21,5 cm - Long. 72 cm - Prof.... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2012

A Pair Of Samson Porcelain Iznik-Style Vases. Late 19th Century

A Pair Of Samson Porcelain Iznik-Style Vases. Late 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's S marks in black script. height 13 3/4 in. 35 cm - Estimate 1,000-1,500 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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19 août 2012

A Pair Of Meissen Ormolu-Mounted Horse And Groom Groups. Circa 1750, Ormolu 19th Century

A Pair Of Meissen Ormolu-Mounted Horse And Groom Groups. Circa 1750, Ormolu 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's modelled by J. J. Kändler, each raised on an oval base encrusted with colorful flowers and mounted on a Louis XVI-style ormolu stand. Estimate 20,000-30,000 USD NOTE: Similar figural groups with the blackamoor are illustrated by Carl Albiker in Die Meissner Porzellantiere, figs. 228-231. Two similar groups with the blackamoor are also illustrated by Ulrich Pietsch, Meißner Porzellanplastik von... [Lire la suite]
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