18 janvier 2017

Bronze Bells, China, Early Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Spring & Autumn period, 770-476 BC

Bronze Bells, China, Early Eastern Zhou Dynasty, Spring & Autumn period, 770-476 BC. Height: 48-38 cm. Metallurgical Test report & X-ray, CIRAM. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. These ancient ritual bells, were mallet struck instruments, which were suspended downwards from a frame. The hanger is elaborately shaped in the form of two back to back mythical dragons. The body is decorated with three rows of high relief nodules, which probably had an acoustic function. Bronzes such as these... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2017

Exhibition seeks to analyse an important moment in the career of Lorenzo Lotto

BERGAMO.- Getting to know Lorenzo Lotto: two previously unattributed works, the story of their discovery, national and international loans dialoguing with the extraordinary paintings in the Carrara Academy collection and an itinerary around the city of Bergamo in a project detailing an artist who continues to amaze with every new review. The exhibition seeks to analyse an important moment in the career of Lorenzo Lotto (Venice 1480 ca. – Loreto 1556/57), a period that coincided with last years the painter spent... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2017

The Fleming Museum opens new permanent collection gallery of Asian Art

Bust of Buddha, Gandharan (Pakistan), 3rd-4th century. Schist. Gift of David and Richard Nalin ’63 2010.6.16. © University of Vermont BURLINGTON, VT.- This winter, the Fleming Museum of Art opened a new Gallery of Asian Art highlighting exemplary works from its permanent collection, focusing on China, Korea, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Indonesia. The objects on view span ancient to contemporary examples of courtly, religious, and fine arts as well as everyday objects, including... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2017

Boni De Castellane & Anna Gould, La Mémoire Du Palais Rose at Christie's Paris, 7 march 2017

Le Palais Rose. PARIS.- Christie’s France announces the sale of the collection Boni de Castellane & Anna Gould, la mémoire du Palais Rose on the 7 March 2017, continuing Christie’s long history of offering prestigious collections. Legendary figures of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Boni de Castellane and his wife Anna Gould decorated their famous Palais Rose with the most exquisite works of art, including old master paintings and drawings, furniture, porcelain and jewelry. Collectors and connoisseurs... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Bord de Rivière, Rameur dans une Barque.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Bord de Rivière, Rameur dans une Barque. Oil on canvas, 32.7 x 40.6 cm (12.9 x 16 inches). Signed with Estate stamp lower right. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. This work is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from the Wildenstein Institute dated 2nd June 2012 confirming its inclusion in the forthcoming Pierre-Auguste Renoir catalogue raisonné from M. François Daulte, currently being prepared by the Wildenstein Institute. Provenance: Estate of... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vue prise des Collettes, Cagnes, circa 1910-1911

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 - 1919), Vue prise des Collettes, Cagnes. Oil on Canvas, 28 x 45.7 cm (11 x 18 inches). Signed lower left, Renoir. Executed circa 1910-1911. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Mme Chavan, LausanneSotheby's London, 2nd December 1981 Sotheby’s London, 4th February 2004 Richard Green, LondonPrivate Collection, acquired from the above in August 2004   Literature: Ambroise Vollard, Tableaux, pastels et dessins de Pierre-Auguste... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2017

Panther Trapezophoros, Roman, 1st - 2nd Century AD

Panther Trapezophoros, Roman, 1st - 2nd Century AD. Marble. Height 53 cm. Arqueología - Ancient Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. In ancient Rome owning furniture was a mark of distinction. The majority of the population would have lived with only the most basic items, predominantly fashioned from wood. For the aristocracy however furnishings were handcrafted from the most durable materials such as marble and finished with fine decorative details. Their furnishings achieved a level of sophistication and... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2017

Feminine bust, Roman, 2nd Century AD

Feminine bust, Roman, 2nd Century AD. Marble. Height 39 cm. Bagot Arqueología - Ancient Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. A front-facing bust of a Roman woman. Given the gravitas of the piece and the fact that the back has not been sculpted, it is most probably a funerary bust to be placed in a tomb or on a grave stone. One could imagine that there would have been an inscription referring to the name of the deceased. The artistic style follows the classical canons but has received oriental influences, and... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2017

Gino Severini (1883 - 1966), Nature Morte aux Jolies Dentelles, 1946

Gino Severini (1883 - 1966), Nature Morte aux Jolies Dentelles. Oil on board, 33.3 x 41 cm (13 ⅛ x 16 ⅛ inches). Signed lower right, G.Severini. Inscribed Meudon 8 on the reverse. Executed 1946. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Madame Severini, the artist's daughter, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. Provenance: Collection Bourdeillette (Monsieur Bourdeillette was a French diplomat posted to Rome)  Literature: Gino Severini Catalogue Raisonné by Daniela... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2017

Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Théière et Citron, 1947

Georges Braque (1882 - 1963), Théière et Citron. Oil on panel, 22.5 x 25 cm (8 ⅞ x 9 ⅞ inches). Signed lower left, G. Braque. Executed 1947. Stern Pissarro Gallery at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Perls Galleries, New YorkFujikawa Galleries, Osaka, JapanPrivate collection, Spain  Literature: Catalogue de l'oeuvre de Georges Braque: peintures 1924-1927 Mangin, Nicole S. p. 116 Stern Pissarro Gallery - Late 19th and 20th Century European Painting. 66 St. James's... [Lire la suite]
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