06 août 2016

500-year-old German engraving by Albrecht Durer surfaces at French flea market

Albrecht Durer, "Mary crowned by an angel", 1520, bronze engraving. BERLIN (AFP).- Long-dead German artist Albrecht Duerer is causing a stir after a collector donated a lost work, bought for a few euros on a French flea market, to a Stuttgart museum. The bronze engraving titled "Mary crowned by an angel" dates back to the year 1520, Anette Frankenberger of the Staatsgalerie art museum told AFP on Friday, and is in "very good condition". A retired French archaeologist noticed the work on a bric-a-brac... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2016

Memento mori, Western Switzerland, 1520

Memento mori, Western Switzerland, 1520, ivory, ebony, 12,5 x 42 cm, Inv. B 160 © Rheinisches Bildarchiv
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17 février 2016

"Memento mori", 1520

"Memento mori", 1520, ivory, ebony. Ludwig Collection, Museum Schnütgen. Photo petrus.agricola
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02 mai 2015

"Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns" at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Attributed to Jacquemart de Hesdin and others, Sketchbook Formed of Six Panels of Prepared Boxwood, open to Women and Wild Men, c. 1390-1400, model book with drawings in metalpoint (probably silverpoint) on prepared boxwood, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906. WASHINGTON, DC.- In the first comprehensive exhibition on the evocative medium of metalpoint—the art of drawing with a metal stylus—some 100 works showcase the surprising range of effects created by master draftsmen for... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2013

Ewer, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Zhengde period (1506–21), ca. 1520

Ewer, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Zhengde period (1506–21), ca. 1520. Chinese for the Portuguese market. Hard paste. H. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm). Apocryphal mark of the Xuande period (1426–35). Helena Woolworth McCann Collection, Purchase, Winfield Foundation Gift, 1961 (61.196). The Metropolitan Museum of Art © 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Islamic form of this ewer is a reminder that the West came late to the export trade, and its impromptu nature is further emphasized by the royal... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2013

Hat badge with St. George and the dragon, Flemish , c. 1520. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Hat badge with St. George and the dragon, Flemish, c. 1520, 4.2 x 0.9 cm. RCIN 442208. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Provenance: Whilst it is not known when the badge entered the Royal Collection, it is exactly the type of jewel George IV acquired from Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, the Royal goldsmiths from 1797 to 1840. Possibly the 'curious ancient enamelled Badge of the Garter, ... in glass case' listed at Windsor Castle in 1830 (WCIJ 1830, f.13) and the 'ancient Badge Tudor'... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2013

Ewer, Iznik, Turkey, ca. 1520

Ewer, Iznik, Turkey, ca. 1520. Fritware, polychrome underglaze painted, glazed; later silver mounts. Height: 22.3 cm, Width: 15.5 cm including spout, Depth: 11 cm. Salting Bequest. Museum number: C.2008-1910 © V&A Images. Blue and white angular ewer, decorated with arabesques and stylized clouds. Restored in the 19th century with silver mounts. The scrolling arabesques and stylized cloud bands on this little ewer recall earlier Islamic ornament; but the design has become more open... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2013

National Portrait Gallery reunites portraits of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon after 500 years

Catherine of Aragon, unknown artist, c.1520. By permission of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Church Commissioners. LONDON.- Henry and Catherine Reunited places portraits of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon together for the first time in nearly 500 years. The pictures will be on show from today (Friday 25 January) at the National Portrait Gallery, London. The rare early portrait of Catherine of Aragon has been placed on loan from Lambeth Palace and has undergone an extensive programme of research and conservation... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2012

Tapisserie Tournai. La fontaine de jouvence. Premier quart du XVIe siècle, vers 1520

Tapisserie Tournai. La fontaine de jouvence. Premier quart du XVIe siècle, vers 1520. Photo Tajan Laine et soie, à décor d'un jardin aux animaux fantastiques et arbres fruitiers, avec fontaine. Dédicaces à la cour de loyauté et aux jeux, avec personnages : fauconnier et bergers. (Grand fragment, bel état général, vivacité des couleurs, retissages notamment dans le bas). DIM. 283 x 377 cm - Estimation : 40 000 / 60 000 €À rapprocher de la tapisserie reproduite dans Jacqueline Boccara, Ames de... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2012

Ecole Anversoise vers 1520, entourage du maître du Saint Sang, Sainte Barbe (?)

Ecole Anversoise vers 1520, entourage du maître du Saint Sang, Sainte Barbe (?). Photo Aguttes - Paris Panneau de chêne une planche parqueté; 79 x 42.5 cm. Restaurations anciennes. Lot 94. Estimation : 4 000 / 6 000 € Expert : Monsieur Stéphane Pinta du Cabinet TURQUIN Aguttes - Paris. Vendredi 1 juin 2012. Drouot Richelieu - Salles 5 et 6. Tel. 01 48 00 20 05 ou 06
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