18 janvier 2017

German spice box, Master P.H, Lauenburg, 1590

German spice box, Master P.H, Lauenburg, 1590. Siver gilt. Length 8,3 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
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29 mars 2014

Knights! Exhibition takes new approach to examining arms and armor throughout history

Stefan Rormoser of Innsbruck, Armor for field and tilt, of Count Franz von Teuffenbach, detail, The John Woodman Higgins Collection. Courtesy the Worcester Art Museum. WORCESTER, MASS..- Opening March 29, 2014, Knights! reveals the fascinating place of arms and armor in the broader context of history, storytelling, and art. Only three months after the closing of Worcester’s beloved Higgins Armory Museum, this exhibition marks the first step in the long-term integration of arms and armor into the collection of the... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2013

A Princely Youth with his Hands bound is rescued from a Well by a Band of Angels. Shah Jahan period, c. 1640

A Princely Youth with his Hands bound is rescued from a Well by a Band of Angels. Illustration from a Royal manuscript, with an ascription to the artist Basavan Mughal, Akbar period, c. 1590. Border decoration of animals and birds (recto) and flowers (verso), Shah Jahan period, c. 1640. Photo courtesy Francesca Galloway Ltd Painting: 30.6 × 18.9 cm; Album page: 39.3 × 25.4 cm ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2013

Close helmet for combat at the barriers. Augsburg, about 1590

Close helmet for combat at the barriers. Augsburg, about 1590 (HAM 2205.a). John Woodman Higgins Armory collection. Worcester Art Museum
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09 mai 2013

Discovered painting of Elizabeth I to go on display as National Portrait Gallery announces major exhibition

Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth I and the Three Goddesses) c. 1590. attrib. Isaac Oliver © National Portrait Gallery, London. LONDON.- A previously unknown painting of Elizabeth I attributed to the famous miniaturist Isaac Oliver has been acquired by the National Portrait Gallery, London.  The small painting – the size of a postcard – will go on show as part of a major new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, Elizabeth I and Her People (10 October 2013 - 5 January 2014), supported by The Weiss Gallery, where it will be... [Lire la suite]
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24 avril 2013

An Extremely Large and Impressive Iznik Pottery Dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590

  An Extremely Large and Impressive Iznik Pottery Dish, Ottoman Turkey, circa 1590. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With sloping rim on short foot, the white interior painted under the glaze in bole-red, cobalt-blue, green and black with a symmetrical floral design of red roses and blue tulips, in a stylised wave and rock border, the underside with green rosettes alternating with paired blue tulips, hair crack; 16in. (41cm.) diam. Estimate £70,000 – £100,000 Christie's. ART OF THE ISLAMIC AND INDIAN... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2013

Vase à décor végétal, Iznik, vers 1590

Vase à décor végétal, Iznik, vers 1590. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Vase à panse ovoïde, base évasée et col tronconique, muni d'un couvercle discoïde légèrement convexe (peut-être de facture posterieure). Le décor, polychrome et en engobe rouge (" bol ") sur fond blanc, réparti sur deux registres délimités par un listel de chevrons, se compose de palmes sinusoïdes bichromes, bleues et vertes soulignées de rouge et de branches curvilignes d'églantines rouges le long de la panse, de plantes vertes et de triples... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2013

Queen Elizabeth I (detail), attributed to John the Younger Bettes, ca. 1590

Queen Elizabeth I (detail), attributed to John the Younger Bettes, ca. 1590
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21 novembre 2012

Qatar Museums Authority's Orientalist Museum opens "The Art of Travel" exhibition

Turkish Horseman in the Rain, from the Travel Album of Bartholomäus Schachman (16r), 1590. Watercolour, pencil on paper, 19.8 x 13.1 cm. Inscription in iron gall ink. Orientalist Museum, Doha, OM.749. DOHA.- Under the patronage of HE Sheikha Al Mayassa Bint Hamad Al Thani, Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) Chairperson, QMA’s Qatar Orientalist Museum opened on November 15th “The Art of Travel: Bartholomäus Schachman (1559-1614)”. The exhibition will run until February 11, 2013, at the ALRIWAQ DOHA exhibition space, located next to the... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2012

Plat d'Iznik au bouquet de fleurs. Turquie, Iznik, vers 1590

Plat d'Iznik au bouquet de fleurs. Turquie, Iznik, vers 1590. Photo Louis-Michel Lauprête en céramique siliceuse à décor polychrome, orné de deux palmes saz dans un bouquet floral composé de tulipes, églantines et œillets. Bordure de vagues et rochers stylisés bleus. (Égrenures). DIAM. 31 cm - Lot 200. Estimation : 6 000 / 8 000 € A LATE 16TH CENTURY OTTOMAN TURKEY, IZNIK, POTTERY DISH. Tajan. Jeudi 24 mai 2012. Espace Tajan - 37, rue des Mathurins - 75008 Paris. T. +33 1 53 30... [Lire la suite]
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