17 octobre 2017

Kunsthistorisches Museum opens a major exhibition entitled “Rubens: The Power of Transformation”

Peter Paul Rubens (1577 Siegen - 1640 Antwerpen), Self portrait, about 1638, oil on canvas, 110 × 85.5 cm, Vienna, Museum of Fine Arts, Picture Gallery, Inv. GG 527 © KHM-Museum Association VIENNA.- Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) was a star during his lifetime, and he remains a star today. His name is synonymous with an entire period, the Baroque. But his novel pictorial inventions continue to influence and appeal to artists. Now two leading museums, the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and the... [Lire la suite]

17 octobre 2017

Koopman Rare Art at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

NEW YORK - After a successful debut show last year TEFAF returns to New York this fall. The Fair provides a vital, transatlantic meeting ground for a global community of dealers, collectors, curators, interior designers and art-and-antique enthusiasts. Lewis Smith, Director of Koopman Rare Art said: “As a long-standing exhibitor at TEFAF Maastricht, we were extremely pleased to have been selected as one of the 94 world class art dealers to take part in TEFAF’s first ever Fair outside Europe. New York responded enthusiastically to... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2017

Giovanni Grubacs (Venice 1829 - 1919), Four views of Venice

Lot 1: Giovanni Grubacs (Venice 1829 - 1919), Venice, a view of Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, oil on panel, signed lower right: ' G. G'; panel: 6 by 9 5/8 in.; 15 by 24.5 cm; framed: 11 1/8 by 15 in.; 28.1 by 38.2 cm. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. © Sotheby's Property of a Private Collector Note: We are grateful to Charles Beddington for confirming the attribution to Giovanni Grubacs.  Lot 2: Giovanni Grubacs (Venice 1829 - 1919), Venice, a view of the Grand Canal... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2017

A pair of large red-glazed bell-shaped bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 140. A pair of large red-glazed bell-shaped bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
16 octobre 2017

Aronson Antiquairs at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Pair of blue and white bowl and cover flower vases, Delft, circa 1695. Delftware, 29.2 x 29.5 cm (11.5 x 11.6 in.). Each marked 'AK' in blue for Adrianus Kocx, who was the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory from 1686 to 1701. © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: A Dutch Noble collection Pair of Polychrome Figures of Seated Dogs, Delft, circa 1770. Delftware. Heights 20.1 and 20.4 cm (7.9 and 8 in.). © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: Private collection, Belgium ... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2017

BURZIO at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot, Pair of Royal Louis XV Pliants, Circa 1755-59. Giltwood, 69 x 71 x 52 cm (27 x 27.9 x 20.5 in.). © BURZIO  Each with a loose cushion upholstered in yellow damask above a turquoise silk damask probably original, on a folding X-form molded and scrolling frame branded with crowned ‘ML’ in a circle, incised respectively with inventory numbers ‘10820’ and ‘10822’, red painted numbers ‘6522’ and '6520', and with black painted inventory number ‘473’, one with an inventory number 'C.... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2017

Agnews at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Giulio Cesare Procaccni (1574–1625), Adoration of the Magi. Oil on canvas, 214 x 144 cm. © Agnews George Minne (Ghent 1866-1941 Sint-Martens-Latem), Head of a Man. White marble, 58.5 x 53 x 48 cm (23 x 21 x 19 in.). Signed on the left shoulder 'GMINNE'. Executed circa 1910-13. © Agnews During his Symbolist period, Minne left Brussels in 1899 to live again in his native Ghent, where he explored new techniques and subjects. After 1900, times had changed. The fin de siècle... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2017

Maria Kiang Chinese Art at TEFAF New York Fall 201

An elephant candelabrum, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907). White-glazed (10.5 x 10 in.) © Maria Kiang Chinese Art Provenance: Jakob Goldschmidt (1882-1955), Berlin, acquired prior to 1929. Literature: Jörg Trübner on memory: results of his last Chinese journeys , Berlin 1930, plate no. 74. Exhibition: Berlin, Prussian Academy of Arts, exhibition of Chinese art , 12 January to 2 April 1929, cat. no. 364. François-Simon-Alphonse Giroux (1776-Paris-1848), A... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2017

‘Maximillian’ breastplate. Etched in the manner of the ‘Danube School’, Italian, circa 1520

‘Maximillian’ breastplate. Etched in the manner of the ‘Danube School’, Italian, circa 1520. Steel, 40 x 40 cm (15.7 x 15.7 in.) © Peter Finer It is conceivable that this breastplate formed part of the gift of armour from the Austrian Imperial Armoury made in about 1800 by the Emperor to Count Breuner of Vienna which is believed to have formed the nucleus of the Grafenegg collection. Formed of a strongly rounded main plate with bold angular outward turn at its straight neck-opening, movable gussets with matching... [Lire la suite]