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

11 avril 2016

Three pairs of Venetian Rococo polychrome-painted and parcel-gilt benches, mid-18th century

Lot 201. A pair of Venetian Rococo polychrome-painted and parcel-gilt benches, mid-18th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. height 31 in.; length 59 in., 79 cm; 150 cm Provenance: Palazzo Donà dalle Rose, Venice;Adolfo Loewi, Venice.       Lot 202. A pair of Venetian Rococo polychrome-painted and parcel-gilt benches, mid-18th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. height 31 in.; length 59 in., 79 cm; 150 cm ... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2016

Félix Ziem (Beaune, 1821 - Paris, 1911), Le Bucentaure, jour de fête à Venise

Lot 153, Félix Ziem (Beaune, 1821 - Paris, 1911), Le Bucentaure, jour de fête à Venise. Huile sur toile, 82 x 117 cm. Signée 'Ziem' en bas gauche. Estimation : 100 000 € / 150 000 €. Photo Tajan 'THE BUCENTAURE IN VENICE CANAL, A DAY OF CELEBRATION', OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED, BY F. ZIEM - 32,28 x 46,06 in.  Commentaire : " Beau ciel, lagunes polies et silencieuses où j'ai rêvé le beau ". C'est dans son Journal, au 18 novembre 1879, que Félix Ziem traduit avec les mots ce que ses tableaux depuis... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2016

Museum makes public centuries of secret glassmaking techniques through new online resource

Enameled Goblet, about 1500, Venice, Italy. Overall H: 16.2 cm; Rim Diam: 8.2 cm; Foot Diam: 10.1 cm. Accession Number: 79.3.185. Bequest of Jerome Strauss. The Corning Museum of Glass. CORNING, NY.- The Corning Museum of Glass has released its first-ever scholarly electronic resource, The Techniques of Renaissance Venetian Glassworking by artist and scholar, William Gudenrath. A culmination of a lifetime of research, this digital resource details the techniques used to make glass on Murano, Venice’s historic... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2016

Exhibition presents more than thirty important works of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo periods

Bernardo Bellotto (Venice 1722 - 1780 Warsaw), Architectural Capriccio with a Self-Portrait in the Costume of a Venetian Nobleman, c. 1762 - 65. Oil on canvas, 61 1/2 x 44 1/4 inches (Courtesy of Otto Naumann, Ltd.) NEW YORK, NY.- Otto Naumann and Robert Simon jointly announce that their exhibition “In Light of Venice: Venetian Painting in Honor of David Rosand,” will open on January 11th, 2016 at the Otto Naumann Gallery, 22 East 80th Street in New York. More than thirty important works... [Lire la suite]