30 mars 2016

One of Liotard's last oil paintings in private hands to be auctioned at Sotheby's London

Jean-Etienne Liotard (Geneva 1702- 1789), A Dutch Girl at Breakfast. Oil on canvas, 46.8 x 39 cm.; 18¾ in by 15⅜ in. Est. £4-6 million. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Hot on the heels of the Scottish National Gallery and Royal Academy of Arts’ exhibitions which revealed the genius of Jean-Etienne Liotard (1702-1798) to a wider audience, Sotheby’s London will offer a rare work by the Swiss master whose pastel portraits caught the imagination of his contemporaries, from Europe to the Levant. A highlight of the recent show... [Lire la suite]