09 janvier 2020

Galerie Templon opens an exhibition of works by Jan Fabre

Jan Fabre, Berlin/ Tornado’s - (I), 1988. Stylo Bic sur papier / Bic Ballpoint pen on paper, 237 x 164 x 5 ; 93 ¼ x 64 5/8 x 2 in. (framed). Photo: Pat Verbruggen. BRUSSELS.- Jan Fabre – visual artist, author and theatre artist – is back in the capital of his homeland to offer an immersion into the depths of L’Heure Sauvage [The Fierce Hour] and present-day vanities. Jan Fabre is considered as one of the most important and innovative figures on the international contemporary art scene. A radical artist whose works have... [Lire la suite]
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03 janvier 2020

Netherlandish school, mid-16th century, A skeleton standing on an open coffin holding a skull and an arrow

Lot 3. Netherlandish school, mid-16th century, A skeleton standing on an open coffin holding a skull and an arrow, as an Allegory of Earthly Vanity and Divine Salvation, inscribed: dit es dleste gerecht / God heeft hier gedaen zijn recht / wie kient hier den meester / voer den knecht;  inscribed on the reverse: Le dernier jugement / Ici juge la mort. Il n'y a plus ni / maitre ni valet., oil on panel, 17⅜ by 13⅛ in.; 44.1 by 33.3 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD. © Sotheby's. This small panel... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2019

Neapolitan school, 17th century, A pair of  memento mori  with skulls and crossbones

Lot 5. Neapolitan school, 17th century, A pair of  memento mori  with skulls and crossbones, oil on canvas, each: 16⅛ by 19 in .; 41.1 by 48.4 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Private collection. Note: Memento mori means "remember you must die". This theme was popular during the 17th century when it was a common belief that life on earth was merely a preparation for the afterlife. This pair of skulls convey... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2019

Vanitas Still Life from The Mauritshuis

Anonymous (Southern Netherlands), Vanitas Still Life, c. 1530?, oil on panel, 34.2 x 26 cm. © 2019 Mauritshuis Pieter Claesz (1597/1598 - 1661), Vanitas Still Life, 1630, oil on panel, 39.5 x 56 cm. © 2019 Mauritshuis Anonymous (Northern Netherlands), Vanitas Still Life, c. 1650, oil on canvas, 45 x 56 cm. © 2019 Mauritshuis Edwaert Collier, Vanitas Still Life, 1675, oil on panel, 19.5 x 17 cm. © 2019 Mauritshuis
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24 septembre 2019

Edwaert Collier, also known as "Edwaert Colyer", circa 1640 Breda - 1708 London, Vanitas still life with golden crown

Lot 616. Edwaert Collier, also known as "Edwaert Colyer", circa 1640 Breda - 1708 London, Vanitas still life with golden crown. Oil on canvas. Relined. 84.5 x 70.5 cm. Signed and dated "E. Collaged fecit anno 1697 "lower right on the sheet. In magnificent applies frame. Estimate €45,000 - €50,000. Courtesy Hampel. Hampel Fine Art Auctions GmbH & Co. KG. Gemälde Alte Meister Teil I, 25 Sep 2019
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24 avril 2019

Guercino, A vanitas still life with a skull atop a book, an hourglass and two glass vases of flowers

Lot 20. Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna), A vanitas still life with a skull atop a book, an hourglass and two glass vases of flowers,inscribed '·QVI QVA[...]' (center left, on the book) and 'Contra v[...]' (center right, on thecartellino), oil on canvas, 12 1/8 x 15 1/8 in. (30.8 x 38.5 cm.) Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 2,415,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Provenance: Church of the Santissima Trinità dei Cappuccini,... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2019

Vanitas by Paulette Tavormina

Vanitas l, Treasures, after E.C., 2015. © Paulette Tavormina Vanitas ll, Rhapsody, after P.C., 2015. © Paulette Tavormina Vanitas lll, The Letter, After P.C., 2015. © Paulette Tavormina Vanitas IV, Dreams, After A.C., 2015. © Paulette Tavormina Vanitas V, Journey, After E.C., 2015. © Paulette Tavormina. Vanitas VI, Reliquary, After D.B., 2015. © Paulette Tavormina.
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12 mars 2019

Guido Mocafico, Vanités, 2007

Guido Mocafico, Vanité aux livres © 2007. Chromogenic print, 68x55,6 cm. Edition of 18+2 AP Guido Mocafico, Vanitas © 2007. Chromogenic print, 52x40 cm. Edition of 18+2 AP Guido Mocafico, Omnia Vanitas © 2007. Chromogenic print, 56x43,5 cm. Edition of 18+2 AP Guido Mocafico, Vanité et objets de musique © 2007. Chromogenic print, 73x57,4 cm. Edition of 18+2 AP Guido Mocafico, Nature morte à la vanité © 2007 .Chromogenic print, 44x56,7 cm. Edition of 18+2 AP Guido Mocafico, Le cabinet de l'astronome © 2007. Chromogenic... [Lire la suite]
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29 octobre 2018

Memento Mori from Pierre Bergé: From One Home to Another (2)

Lot 173. Conrad Meyer (1618 – 1689), Etude d'un crâne humain et d'un crâne animal (Study of a human skull and an animal skull), plume et encre brune ; monogrammé : C:M:F et porte une date : 1595, 134 x 149 mm. Estimate €6,000 - €8,000. Lot sold 12,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Vente anonyme, Amsterdam, Sotheby's, 21 novembre 1989, lot 88. Lot 174. Est de la France, fin du XVIIe siècle, Page d'un Liber Amicorum (Livre d'amitié), gouache sur vélin rehaussée d'or dans un montage ovale dessiné et peint ; porte une... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2018

Memento Mori from Pierre Bergé: From One Home to Another

  Pierre Bergé, From One Home to Another. © Sotheby's Lot 49. Petit crâne et grand crâne reposant sur un livre, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle et XIXe siècle; bronze doré. Grand crâne 19,5 x 25 cm, 7 2/3 x 10 in. ; H. petit crâne 5 cm, 2 in. Est: €2,000 - €3,000. Lot sold 13,750 EUR. © Sotheby's. Lot 50. Pendentif en forme de crâne en or émaillé polychrome, Allemagne, vers 1630; H. 3 cm ; 1 in. Est: €6,000 - €8,000. Lot sold 68,750 EUR. © Sotheby's. la boîte... [Lire la suite]
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