18 août 2016

Painter of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life

Lot 829. Painter of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life. Oil on canvas. 48 x 65 cm. Photo Hampel. The sujet typical objects like skulls, broken glass, extinguished candles and hourglass to an open book in multiples, against black background. The illumination from the top left, the painting style with a strong reminiscence of Spanish painting of the 17th century. Estimate: € 6200-6500 Hampel, June 30, 2016 
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17 août 2016

Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life

Napolitan master of the 17th century, Vanitas Still Life. Oil on canvas. Relined.  45 x 57 cm. Photo Hampel Lot 137. Estimate: € 2000-4000   Memento mori representation, in which the items of transience are addressed as skulls and bones on a book, behind a concave mirror, in which the interior of the artists' studios will be seen by seen from the back of the easel. Right nightlight, hourglass and conch shell with dried red poppies. Top left trompe l'oeil painted by way of glued paper.  ... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2016

Vanitas Still Life, 17th century

Vanitas Still Life, 17th century. Oil on canvas. 50 x 58 cm. Photo Hampel With a skull in the center, surrounded by a burning candle on a candlestick, salt chamber, hourglass and a Snuffers which is a symbol of the extinction of light and life. Lot 33. Estimate: € 4500-5500 Hampel. 7 avril 2016
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17 août 2016

Memento mori clock holder, second half 18th century

Memento mori clock holder, second half 18th century. Photo Hampel Height: 34 cm. Width: 32 cm. Depth: 4 cm. Lot 21. Estimate: € 5000-6000 with representation of a seated at a table skeleton with scythe, on the table a base with an overlying, round glass box, behind the one pocket can be introduced. Links candlestick a dying candle. The background as a room with pillar and window reproduced.   Hampel. 7 avril 2016
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19 juillet 2016

Photographs by David Orr explore skulls and symmetry

David Orr, Unknown (shattered; reconstructed), 2015. Archival dye-infused aluminum disc, 30-inch diameter © 2016 David Orr PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Perfect Vessels, a new exhibition of 22 photographs by Los Angeles-based artist David Orr, is on view at The Mütter Museum from July 15, 2016 — January 5, 2017. Completed between 2014 and 2016, the work is inspired and in response to the preeminent museum of medical history’s collection of human skulls.  In Perfect Vessels, Orr explores aesthetic and... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2016

Netherlandish or Italian, probably 17th century, Memento mori skull

Lot 37. Netherlandish or Italian, probably 17th century, Memento mori skull. Estimate £6,000 — 8,000. Price realised £7,500. Photo Sotheby's. inscribed: hodie / mihi/ cras / tibi, terracotta, 13.5 by 14 by 18cm., 5 4/8  by 5½ by 7 1/8 in. Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Splendours from a Mantuan Palazzo, London, 05 Jul 2016
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07 juillet 2016

Northern French or Southern Netherlandish, circa 1500-1525, Memento mori chapelet bead

Lot 38. Northern French or Southern Netherlandish, circa 1500-1525, Memento mori chapelet bead. Estimate £12,000 — 18,000. Price realised £31,250 . Photo Sotheby's. inscribed: ANSI SERONS NOVS WI OV DEMAIN, later mounted on a bamboo stick with gilt copper ferrule; ivory - ivory: 7.4cm., 3in., overall: 87cm., 34¼in. Sotheby's. Old Master Sculpture and Works of Art Including Splendours from a Mantuan Palazzo, London, 05 Jul 2016
06 juillet 2016

Cornelis de Heem (Leiden 1631 - 1695 Antwerpt), A vanitas still life with a skull and an écorché, on a draped table

Lot 14. Cornelis de Heem (Leiden 1631 - 1695 Antwerpt), A vanitas still life with a skull and an écorché, on a draped table, oil on canvas, 60 by 78 cm.; 23 5/8  by 30 3/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: In the collection of the present owner’s family since before the Second World War. Notes: This recently discovered vanitas still life was painted by Cornelis de Heem, son of Jan Davidsz., in the late 1650s and is one of the more... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

Rosary member, Germany (?), 17th century

Main reversing as rosary member (front), Germany (?), 17th century, Ivory version residues, H. 3.8 cm, Inv. B 129 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv Main reversing as rosary member (rear), Germany (?), 17th century, Ivory version residues, H. 3.8 cm, Inv. B 129 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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30 mars 2016

Sleeping Cherub with Skull, Netherlands (?), 17th century

Sleeping Cherub with Skull, Netherlands (?), 17th century, ivory, 4.3 x 14 x 5.7, Inv. B 154 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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