L'une de mes villes préférées au monde. J'ai été conçu à Venise, au Gritti...
01 juillet 2016

Luca Carlevarijs, A view of the Molo and Piazzetta, Venice, looking towards Santa Maria della Salute and the Dogana

Lot 28. Luca Carlevarijs (Udine 1663-1730 Venice), A view of the Molo and Piazzetta, Venice, looking towards Santa Maria della Salute and the Dogana, oil on canvas, 66.5 x 102cm (26 3/16 x 40 3/16in). Estimate £70,000 - 100,000 (€85,000 - 120,000). Photo: Bonhams. Provenance: Lanhydrock House, Cornwall, until 1969 and by descent to the present owner Literature: D. Succi, Carlevarijs, Gorizia, 2015, p. 193, no. 56, ill. Notes: This relatively recently discovered work by... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2016

"Venice, Jews and Europe 1516-2016" opens at Doge's Palace in Venice

Vittore Carpaccio, "Sermon of St. Stephen", Oil on canvas, 148 x 194 cm, Paris, Louvre Museum, Department of Paintings © RMN-Grand Palais. VENICE.- “The area was defined by two gates which, as pointed out by the Senate on 29 March, 1516, would be opened in the morning to the sound of the “Marangona”(the bell in St. Mark’s belfry that established the city’s daily timetable) and closed at night at midnight by four Christian keepers, paid by the Jews and required to reside on site without their family in order to be better able... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2016

L'Allégorie de l'Amérique par Francesco Bertos (Dolo, Venise, 1678-1741), Italie, Venise, vers 1710-1725

Lot 44. L'Allégorie de l'Amérique par Francesco Bertos (Dolo, Venise, 1678-1741), Italie, Venise, vers 1710-1725. Estimation : 30 000 € / 40 000 €. Photo Kohn Marc-Arthur SVV. Marbre - H. 91 cm, L. 38 cm, P. 42 cm. Provenance: Matthiesen Fine Art Gallery, Londres, octobre 1978 Paris, collection privée Reproduit et répertorié dans le catalogue raisonné de l’artiste par Charles Avery, Bertos, The Triumph of the Motion, 2008, p 185, n° 54, aux côtés des trois autres continents, tous... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2016

Allégorie de la Clarté, Venise, début du XVIIe siècle

Lot 30. Allégorie de la Clarté, Venise, début du XVIIe siècle. Estimation : 3 000 €. Photo Kohn Marc-Arthur SVV. Buis - H. 31 cm, L. 11,5 cm, P. 7 cm  Cette sculpture en buis représente une jeune femme debout, nue, un voile de pudeur tombant de ses hanches, émergeant des nuées et de rayons solaires. Elle présente au dessus de sa tête un disque solaire porté d’une main. Il s’agit ici d’une illustration de l’iconographie de la Clarté telle que Cesare Ripa (1555-1622) l’a définie dans son... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2016

Manner of Canaletto, The Grand Canal, Venice, with the Salute and Dogana, from the Campo Santa Maria Zobenigo

Lot 289, Manner of Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto, The Grand Canal, Venice, with the Salute and Dogana, from the Campo Santa Maria Zobenigo, oil on canvas, 32½ x 54 in. (82.5 x 137.2 cm.). Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $70,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Christie's. OLD MASTERS: PART II, 14 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza 
25 avril 2016

Follower of Canaletto, Venice: the Grand Canal with the Church of Santa Maria della Salute, along the Riva degli Schiavoni

Lot 329. Follower of Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto, Venice: the Grand Canal with the Church of Santa Maria della Salute, along the Riva degli Schiavoni, oil on canvas, 24 ¼ x 38 3/8 in. (61.6 x 97.5 cm). Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $112,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: F. Talyor, Hollywood.Mrs. Marion Balderston, Pasadena.Mr. John Balderston, Irvine, by whom gifted toThe Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California. ... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2016

Vincenzo Chilone, The Regatta on the Grand Canal, Venice, looking towards the Palazzo Foscari and Palazzo Balbi

Lot 240. Vincenzo Chilone (Venice 1758-1839), The Regatta on the Grand Canal, Venice, looking towards the Palazzo Foscari and Palazzo Balbi, oil on canvas, 21 7/8 x 38 ¼ in. (55.6 x 97 cm.). Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price Realized $209,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: John (d. 1934) and Anna Jaffé (d. 1942), Villa Jaffé, Nice; Sale 'Collection John Jaffé' ordered by the Comissariat aux questions juives de l'Etat français, Hôtel Savoy, Nice, 12-13 July 1943, lot 97, as 'Genre de... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2016

Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793), A capriccio of a Palladian rotunda and a colonnade with figures conversing

Lot 152. Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793), A capriccio of a Palladian rotunda and a colonnade with figures conversing, oil on canvas, 15 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. (39.4 x 28.7 cm). Estimate $200,000 - $300,000. Price Realized $245,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Provenance: with Leggatt Brothers, London, according to a label on the reverse. Note: Unlike his topographically accurate views of Venice, which were from the outset collected by foreign visitors, Francesco Guardi's imaginary ensembles of... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2016

Giovanni Battista Cimaroli, The Riva degli Schiavoni, Venice,... & The Piazzetta San Marco, Venice,...

Lot 150. Giovanni Battista Cimaroli (Saló 1687-after 1753 Venice), The Riva degli Schiavoni, Venice, with figures near the Libreria and column of Saint Theodore, the Punta della Dogana and Santa Maria della Salute beyond; and The Piazzetta San Marco, Venice, looking at the Molo, with the Libreria, the columns of Saints Mark and Theodore and figures conversing on the square, oil on canvas, each 24 ¾ x 33 ¾ in. (62.7 x 85.7 cm.), a pair. Estimate $300,000 - $500,000. Price Realized $317,000. Photo... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2016

Michele Marieschi at Castle Howard

The interior of Castle Howard, with lots 164 and 165 visible on the wall. Castle Howard The following two lots, painted as companion pictures, are from the series of canvases by Marieschi that formed part of the remarkable collection of views of Venice acquired by Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle (1694-1758), for the great house, Castle Howard, to which he had succeeded in 1738. Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle (1669-1738), heir to great estates in Yorkshire and Cumberland, was a man of considerable ambition and... [Lire la suite]