19 mars 2016

Násfa - the depiction of mythological figures (Marina Triumph of Venus?), Prague, around 1600

Násfa - the depiction of mythological figures (Marina Triumph of Venus?), Prague, around 1600; gold, diamond, pearl, ruby, enamel; height: 9.5 cm, width: 7.5 cm. E 65.7. Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest.
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19 mars 2016

Fabienne Velos in strapless pale blue satin eveving gown by Balenciaga, 1948.

Fabienne Velos in strapless pale blue satin eveving gown by Balenciaga, 1948.
19 mars 2016

Fang Mask, Gabon

Fang Mask, Gabon
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19 mars 2016

Yohji Yamamoto

Yohji Yamamoto
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19 mars 2016

Sotheby's to offer unique Cy Twombly 'Blackboard' painting in the Contemporary Art Evening SaleTwombly: Untitled (Bacchus 1st Ve

Cy Twombly, Untitled (New York City), 1968. Estimate in excess of $40 million. Photo Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- On 11 May 2016 Sotheby’s New York will offer Untitled (New York City) by Cy Twombly in the Contemporary Art Evening Sale. The work is the only painting from the famed Blackboard series executed with blue loops on grey ground and boasts a remarkable history. It was acquired by the current owner from the artist’s studio immediately after it was executed in 1968, and has not been seen in... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2016

Moretti Florence - London - New York at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Sano di Pietro (1405-Sienna-1481), Madonna and Child enthroned; Christ Pantocrator. Tempera on panel, 150.3 x 58.4 cm. Moretti Florence - London - New York © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Private collection, South of France Bernardo Bellotto (Venice 1722-1780 Warsaw), Venice, A View of the Grand Canal, looking South from the Palazzo Foscari and Palazzo Moro-Lin Towards the Church of Santa Maria della Carità, with Numerous Gondolas and Barges. Oil on canvas, 59.7 x 89.5... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2016

Stair Sainty Gallery at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746-1828 Bordeaux), Portrait of Don Pedro Gil de Tejada. Oil on canvas, 112 x 84 cm. Stair Sainty Gallery © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Pedro de Alcántara Tellez-Girón y Pacheco, IX Duque de Osuna (d. 1807); Francisco de Borja Tellez-Girón y Pimentel, X Duque de Osuna (1820); Pedro de Alcántara Telelz-Girón y Beaufort-Spontin, XI Duque de Osuna, XIV Duque de Infantado, XVI Marques de Santillana, Conde de Ampudia (1844); Mariano Tellez-Girón y... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2016

Rob Smeets Old Master Paintings at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Giovanni Battista Discepoli (Lugano 1590-1654 Milano), Saint George and the dragon, circa 1630. Oil on octagonal slate, 25 x 21.3 cm. Rob Smeets Old Master Paintings © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Private collection  Bartolomeo Schedoni (1578-1615), The Holy family and an angel, circa 1612. Oil on canvas, 94 x 78 cm. Rob Smeets Old Master Paintings © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Private collection Rob Smeets Old Master Paintings (stand 383) at... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon garden seat, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 1434, A 'Longquan' celadon garden seat, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate USD 7,000 ~ 9,000. Photo Sotheby's of barrel form, carved around the body with leafy scrolling chrysanthemum above a band of upright petals encircling the foot, the shoulder and top with leafy peony sprays, covered overall with a lustrous olive-green glaze. Height 15 3/8  in., 39.2 cm Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016, 10:00 AM
18 mars 2016

A 'Longquan' celadon barbed-rim 'floral' dish, Ming dynasty

Lot 1433, A 'Longquan' celadon barbed-rim 'floral' dish, Ming dynasty. Estimate USD 5,000 ~ 7,000. Photo Sotheby's stoutly potted, the fluted sides rising to a flat bracket-lobed rim, the interior impressed with a leafy blossom surrounded by freely incised lotus scroll, the lustrous green glaze thinning at the edges, the unglazed circle on the base burnt orange. Diameter 13 in., 33 cm Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016, 10:00 AM