31 août 2016

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Portrait of Malatesta Baglioni, 1537

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Portrait of Malatesta Baglioni, 1537. Oil on canvas, 98 x 117 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria.

20 novembre 2013

Newly discovered Old Master painting by Lucas Cranach for sale at Bonhams in London

Lucas Cranach the Elder, Venus with Cupid stealing Honey, 1537. Estimate: £1,500,000-2,000,000. Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- A painting by the German 16th century master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), not seen in public for over 100 years, is to be sold at Bonhams Old Master Paintings sale at 101 New Bond Street London on Wednesday 4 December. It is estimated at £1,500,000-2,000,000.  Painted in oil on panel in 1537, Venus with Cupid stealing Honey has been in a private collection unrecognised since the early 20th... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2011

Renaissance masterpiece by Francesco Xanto Avelli discovered by Lyon & Turnbull

Important Italian 'Istoriato' maiolica dish by Francesco Xanto Avelli. Urbino, dated 1537. Photo Lyon & Turnbull EDINBURGH.- A rare and previously unrecorded plate by the important Maiolica artist Francesco Xanto Avelli, dated 1537, has been uncovered by Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers. The plate was discovered on a regular house valuation and is expected to realise over £100,000 at auction at Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh on the 7th December 2011. The plate is thought to have been purchased by the vendor’s family in Italy... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2009

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer book

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer book bears the artist's device of a winged serpent and dated upper right: 1537. oil on panel. 63.3 by 46.2 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 EUR PROVENANCE: In the collection of the present owner's family for at least two generations. NOTE: Luther is shown holding the Bible open at the Letter of Paul to the Corinthians II, 10:4-5, presumably his own translation from the Latin Vulgate. Lucas Cranach the Elder... [Lire la suite]
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