L'une de mes villes préférées au monde. J'ai été conçu à Venise, au Gritti...
04 juillet 2015

Intriguing unseen portrait by 18th century Venetian master for sale at Bonhams

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Portrait of a girl with a basket of fruit and flowers, estimate £200,000-300,000; is thought to have been painted between 1720-1725 when Tiepolo was rapidly establishing a career in Venice. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- An intriguing early portrait by the Venetian master, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, is to be offered at Bonhams Old Master Paintings Sale in London on 8 July. The work, which has never before appeared on the market, is estimated at £200,000-300,000. Portrait of a girl... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2015

Attribué à Apollonio Domenichini (ex-Maître des vues de la fondation Langmatt) (vers 1715-vers 1770), Vue de Venise

Attribué à Apollonio Domenichini (ex-Maître des vues de la fondation Langmatt) (vers 1715-vers 1770), Vue de Venise. Estimation : 8 000 € / 12 000 €. Photo Tajan Toile, Canvas; 56 x 81 cm (22 IN. X 31 7/8 IN.). Restaurations anciennes TAJAN, Tableaux Anciens et du XIXème, le 16 Juin 2015 à 19h00
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11 mai 2015

"Trésors du ghetto de Venise" au musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme

Ornement de bâton de Torah, rimmon
, Venise, début du XVIIIe siècle, argent. Collection de la Communauté juive de Venise. PARIS - En septembre 1943, deux responsables des services religieux des synagogues espagnole et levantine du ghetto de Venise cachèrent une quarantaine d'objets précieux avant l'entrée des nazis dans la ville. Déportés, ces deux hommes ne revinrent jamais des camps d'extermination. Récemment, les objets soustraits aux spoliations ont été redécouverts à la faveur de la restauration de la synagogue... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2015

Turner, Sickert and Brangwyn feature in new summer exhibition at Lady Lever Art Gallery

Detail of 'Venetian Canal' (around 1926), A B Waller. National Museums Liverpool. LIVERPOOL.- A new exhibition showcasing Venice through the eyes of old and modern masters opened at the Lady Lever Art Gallery on 1 May and runs until 27 September 2015. Picturing Venice features works by artists including JMW Turner, Walter Sickert and Frank Brangwyn, exploring the influence of the Italian city on British art and culture. The exhibition also considers the enduring appeal of ‘The Floating City’... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2014

Goblet, glass, Venice, 16th century

Goblet, glass, Venice, 16th century; tall with straight sides, widening slightly at rim; ornamented throughout with latticinio reticelli and gilding; wide, slightly flattened base-ring. Height: 15.7 centimetres. Diameter: 10.7 centimetres. Purchased from: William Wareham. 1873,1029.1. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979
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08 août 2014

Bowl, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Bowl, glass, Venice, late 16th century; vetro a reticello, slightly tapering hemispherical shape, resting on knop and folded bell-foot. Height: 11.9 centimetres. Diameter: 13.5 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.692. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979Nesbitt, A, Catalogue of the Collection of Glass formed by Felix Slade, London, 1871 Gros and Delettrez 8 December 2006, Paris, lot 56 for more open chalice-shaped glass... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2014

Goblet, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Goblet, glass, Venice, late 16th century; hemispherical bowl; six circular embayments; compressed bulb supported by knop and bell-foot; ornamented throughout with alternating bands of white filigree and plain white glass. Height: 11.3 centimetres. Diameter: 11.3 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.644. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979Nesbitt, A, Catalogue of the Collection of Glass formed by Felix Slade, London, 1871
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08 août 2014

Ewer, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Ewer, glass, Venice, late 16th century; body moulded with band of two lions around centre; body rests on knop and metal-mounted bell-foot; trefoil mouth on neck with arched opalescent handle ornamented throughout with spiralling bands of plain white and filigree. Height: 27 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.664. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Compare a very similar vase in form, moulding, size and decoration in Cremona, Museo Civico, illustrated in Ciappi 2006, no. 17 which has a frieze of moulded birds... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2014

Cup and cover, glass, Venice, late 16th century

Cup and cover, glass, Venice, late 16th century; conical with bowl diminishing downwards in horizontal ridges; knop at base of stem and folded bell-foot; cover rising to clear glass knop in horizontal ridges; ornamented throughout with white diagonal bands. Height: 34.7 centimetres. Purchased through: Miss Whitehead. Purchased through Christie's.Ex-collection Edward William Cooke (1811 - 1880). 1880,0617.27. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. This glass was probably made for export to N. Europe. Exhibited: 1982 24... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2014

Goblet, glass, Venice, 1550-1600

Goblet, glass, Venice, 1550-1600; tall; long oviform bowl resting on short, thick baluster stem and folded bell foot; bowl decorated with vertical white stripes, curving slightly at top and base. Height: 22.8 centimetres. Bequeathed by Felix Slade. S.591. British Museum. © Trustees of the British Museum. Bibliography: Tait, Hugh, The Golden Age of Venetian Glass, London, British Museum, BMP, 1979Nesbitt, A, Catalogue of the Collection of Glass formed by Felix Slade, London, 1871
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