05 juillet 2017

Sotheby's Old Masters Evening Sale in London to include a sculpture for the first time ever

Lot 28. Pietro Tacca (1577-1640), Portrait Bust of Grand Duke Ferdinando II de’ Medici (1610-1670), terracotta, on a wood base, bust: 75.5cm., base: 11cm. Estimate £1,000,000-2,000,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This summer, Sotheby’s will present at auction a wide range of sculptures from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century. The sales follow the company’s recent announcement of the appointment of Alexander Kader and Margaret Schwartz as Co-Worldwide Heads of European Sculpture & Works... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2016

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Madonna And Child, 1527

Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503-1540), Madonna And Child, c. 1527-1530. Oil on panel, 17 5/8 x 13 3/8 in. (44.8 x 34 cm) Framed: 24 1/16 x 20 x 2 1/2 in. (61.1 x 50.8 x 6.4 cm), AP 1995.09. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, USA © 2016 Kimbell Art Museum Hailed as the new Raphael, Parmigianino was one of the most influential artists of the sixteenth century, cultivating a mannered gracefulness of pose and physiognomy, combined with new and dramatic coloristic... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2014

Hans Holbein the Younger re-made on display at the National Portrait Gallery, London

William Warham after Hans Holbein the Younger, early 17th century (1527). ©National Portrait Gallery, London. LONDON.- A new display exploring the high demand for copies and versions of portraits by Tudor court painter Hans Holbein the Younger has opened at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Hans Holbein Re-made brings together a selection of important copies of the celebrated German artist’s portraits, revealing at the same time new research that has emerged from the Gallery’s ongoing Making Art in Tudor Britain project. ... [Lire la suite]