10 janvier 2017

Masters Week at Sotheby's: 550+ works of art from 14th-19th centuries

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s annual Masters Week auctions in New York will be held from 25 – 27 January 2017. The auction series features rare and newly-discovered European paintings, drawings and sculpture spanning from the 14th through the 19th centuries. The Masters Week exhibitions will open to the public on 20 January in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries with extended hours until 8:00pm on opening day.  MASTER PAINTINGS EVENING SALE 25 January 2017 Following the record-breaking sale of Orazio Gentileschi’s... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2017

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Il Guercino, A River Landscape with a Fisherman, a City in the Background

Lot 46. Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Il Guercino (Cento 1591 - 1666 Bologna), A River Landscape with a Fisherman, a City in the Background; Red chalk; bears old numbering in pen and brown ink: 45, 207 by 297 mm; 8¼ by 11¾ in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD.  Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Heinrich Wilhelm Campe (L.1391, his attribution on the verso in black chalk Jon. Franz Barbieri);sale, London, Christie's, 7 July 1981, lot 155 (as Attributed to... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

François Boucher (Paris 1703 - 1770), Study of a Young Chinese Woman Seated at the Table

Lot 85. François Boucher (Paris 1703 - 1770), Study of a Young Chinese Woman Seated at the Table. Red, black and white chalk and brown wash on light brown paper, within pen and brown ink framing lines; signed, lower center, in black chalk: f Boucher.; 355 by 220 mm; 14 by 8 5/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD.  Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Possibly sale of the collections of MM. Bellanger and Nan, Paris, 18 March ff. 1776: one of the "Quatre Femmes... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S, The Madness of Sir Tristram

Lot 113. Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S (Birmingham 1833 - 1898 London), The Madness of Sir Tristram. Watercolor and bodycolour, heightened with gum arabic and gold; signed with initials lower left: E.B.J., extensively inscribed (on a painted scroll), 585 by 558 mm; 23 by 21 7/8  in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 USD.  Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Mrs Aglaia Coronio, née Ionides (1834-1906), 1893;her executor's sale, 21 November 1906, lot 502;Sir William Tate,... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

Andrea della Robbia from a model Luca della Robbia, circa 1490-1500, Madonna and Child

Lot 12. Andrea della Robbia (Florence 1435-1525) from a model Luca della Robbia (Florence 1399/1400-1482), circa 1490-1500, Madonna and Child, tin-glazed earthenware, 20 5/8  by 16 1/2  in.; 52.5 by 42cm. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Notes: Andrea della Robbia belonged to one of the most distinguished families of sculptors in the Renaissance. He worked alongside his renowned uncle, Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), and later led their workshop with... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

Jean-Honoré Fragonard (Grasse 1732 - 1806 Paris), The Fountain of Love

Lot 49. Jean-Honoré Fragonard (Grasse 1732 - 1806 Paris), The Fountain of Love, oil on canvas, 18 1/2  by 14 3/4  in.; 47 by 37.5 cm. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Monsieur Berend;His sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 2 December 1889, lot 4;There acquired by Marcel Bernstein;Thence by descent to Henry Bernstein;Bartoloni Collection;With Wildenstein, New York;Irwin Laughlin, Washington, D.C.;Thence by descent to his daughter, Mrs. Hubert Chanler, New York;By... [Lire la suite]

10 janvier 2017

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577 - 1640 Antwerpt), Study of a Horse with a Rider

Lot 17. Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577 - 1640 Antwerpt), Study of a Horse with a Rider, oil on canvas, 46 1/2  by 22 in., 118 by 56 cm. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Possibly With Galerie Georges Petit, Paris;Lucien Lambiotte, Brussels, by 1955;Eric Lippens, Vlezenbeek, Belgium;Anonymous sale, Amsterdam, Christie’s, 23 June 2015, lot 11 (as After Sir Anthony Van Dyck, measuring 118 by 82 cm., with later additions);There purchased by the present... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

Botticelli and Studio, The Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saint John the Baptist and an Angel

Lot 11. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Botticelli, and Studio (Firenze, 1445 - 1510), The Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saint John the Baptist and an Angel, tempera on panel, a tondo, diameter: 34 3/8  in.; 86.3 cm. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Presumably sold by the Estate of Dominique Vivant Denon, Paris, Commissaire-Priseur Masson, "Description des objets d'arts qui compensent le cabinet de feu M. le Baron V," 2 May 1826 (as... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

Attributed to Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, Kitchen Still Life

Lot 31. Attributed to Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Seville 1599-1660  Madid), Kitchen Still Life, oil on canvas, 28 by 36 5/8  in.; 71.5 by 93 cm. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Private collection, Normandy, since the 19th century;By whom sold, Evreux, Etude François Thion, Alliance Enchères. Cabinet Turquin et Mauduit, 11 April 1999 (as Ignacio Arias) for 575,000 FF;Where acquired by the present owner. Exhibited: New York,... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2017

Bowl with silver gilt mount, Ming dynasty, about 1522–66, mounts dated about 1720–80

Bowl with silver gilt mount, Ming dynasty, about 1522–66, mounts dated about 1720–80. Porcelain with incised and underglaze cobalt-blue decoration, and silver-gilt mounts, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province; mounted in Germany; 12,3 x 19,8 cm. On loan from Sir Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, PDF,A.691 © Trustees of the British Museum This simple blue-and-white porcelain Jiajing period (AD 1522-66) bowl has been transformed in Europe by silversmiths. These craftsmen have added elaborate ormolu... [Lire la suite]