24 décembre 2015

Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao restores Van Dyck's "Lamentation over the Dead Christ"

Anthony Van Dyck, (Antwerp, Belgium, 1599-London, 1641), Lamentation over the Dead Christ, c. 1634-1640. Oil on canvas. 156.5 x 256.7 cm. Acquired in 1985. BILBAO.- Every year, Iberdrola finances restoration work on a series of works from the Museum of Fine Arts' permanent collection under its Conservation & Restoration programme. The power corporation also provides the financing for a training and research grant in the Conservation & Restoration Department itself. In 2015 work has been done on a monumental... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2015

Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace

Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace
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24 décembre 2015

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey places export bar on Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap

Pontormo, "Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap", 1530s, was believed by academics to have been lost but was rediscovered in a private collection in 2008 in the UK. LONDON.- A classic portrait believed lost for more than 200 years is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £30,618,987. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap by Pontormo to provide an opportunity to save it for the nation. It is one... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2015

Graff Diamonds

A scintillating fringe necklace from Graff Diamonds, shimmering with 123.68ct of Diamonds and 56.51ct of Rubies. Graff. Rhythm Bracelet: Multishape diamond Rhythm collection fringe bracelet (Diamonds - 81.66ct). Graff. Bohemia Necklace: Multishape diamond Bohemia collection necklace (Diamonds - 52.91ct) Graff. Bohemia Earrings: Round diamond Bohemia earrings (Diamonds - 23.81ct) Graff. Pear shape emerald and round diamond necklace (Diamonds 29.00cts, Emeralds 157.36cts) Graff. Pear shape... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2015

Vitaldi Babani, lamé flapper dress, c.1925

Vitaldi Babani, lamé flapper dress, c.1925
23 décembre 2015

Vitaldi Babani, Evening dress, ca. 1925

Vitaldi Babani (French, born Middle East, active 1895–1940), Evening dress, ca. 1925, silk, metal thread. Gift of Mrs. Aline Bernstein, 1945 (C.I.45.91.2) © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

23 décembre 2015

Amulet of a knight with Mother of God and Christ the Judge, 1320 - 1330, Oberrhein

Amulet of a knight with Mother of God and Christ the Judge, 1320 - 1330, Oberrhein. Silver, embossed and engraved, with translucent depth slice melting, 7.6 cm. Ident.Nr. F 760. Kunstgewerbemuseum © Foto: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Foto Saturia Linke. The round silver disc is engraved on both sides with multicolored representations, mostly translucent melting. The edge is bubbled at the outer bead, its inner webs, which are also... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2015

Large candy bowl with pomegranates from the Lünebuerger Council Silver, before 1535, Lüneburg

Large candy bowl with pomegranates from the Lünebuerger Council Silver, before 1535, Lüneburg. Silver, gold, 6.3 x 25.9 cm. Ident.Nr. 1874.399. Kunstgewerbemuseum © Foto: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Foto Karen Bartsch. Rand manufactured separately and as the center hump gilded outside unvergoldet. Marks in the center of the bottom. - Enamel damage. Flat dish on three lifelike designed, serving as feet pomegranates... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2015

Deckelpokal Elector Cup from the Lüneburg Council Silver, attributed to Heinrich Folman, 1570, Lüneburg

Deckelpokal Elector Cup from the Lüneburg Council Silver, attributed to Heinrich Folman, 1570, Lüneburg. Silver, wrought, cast, gilded and painted, 60 x 21.7 cm. Ident.Nr. 1874.379. Kunstgewerbemuseum © Foto: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Foto Karen Bartsch. Balusters, drums, rings, figures, heads, oval reliefs and heraldic shield cast and roughly chased. (Receive only remnants) Except for parts of the scrollwork ornament, which are... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2015

Deckelpokal "Lizards Cup from the Lüneburg Council Silver", Luleff Meyer, 1599 or earlier, Lüneburg

Deckelpokal "Lizards Cup from the Lüneburg Council Silver", Luleff Meyer, 1599 or earlier, Lüneburg. Silver, wrought, cast, z. T. gilded and painted, 38 x 12,5 cm. Ident.Nr. 1874.383. Kunstgewerbemuseum © Foto: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Foto Karen Bartsch. Upper part of the foot, shank, cover and knob - cast plants and animals - from nature. Relief decoration with punched base. Painted casts from nature and unvergoldete... [Lire la suite]