09 octobre 2019

A large inscribed Zhangzhou crackle-glazed figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated 1615

Lot 3011. A large inscribed Zhangzhou crackle-glazed figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated 1615; 46.5 cm, 18 1/4  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD (57,299 - 70,032 USD). Lot Sold 1,625,000 HKD (206,911 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deity modelled seated with one leg raised supporting the right hand holding a scroll, the left arm lowered by the side resting on a lotus bud, clad in a long robe falling into voluminous folds and opening at the... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2016

Pieter Brueghel II (Brussels 1564/5-1637/8 Antwerp), The Outdoor Wedding Dance

Lot 133. Pieter Brueghel II (Brussels 1564/5-1637/8 Antwerp), The Outdoor Wedding Dance, signed and dated 'BRVEGHEL · 1615 ·' (lower left), oil on panel, 16 x 22 ¼ in. (40.6 x 56.5 cm.). Estimate $1,200,000 – $1,800,000. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Provenance: Private collection, Europe. Property of a French Private Collection  Note: Previously unpublished and never before offered at auction, this brilliantly colored panel is among the most recognizable images in the history of... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

Mauritshuis acquires rare floral still-life by the 17th-century painter Roelant Savery

Roelant Savery (1576-1639), Vase of Flowers in a Stone Niche, 1615. Mauritshuis, The Hague. Acquired with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association (thanks to her Fund for 17th-century Painting) and a private individual, 2016. MAASTRICHT.- The Mauritshuis has acquired a masterpiece by the 17th-century painter Roelant Savery (1576 – 1639) for €6.5 million, thanks to the generous support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association and a private individual. The painting, Vase of Flowers in a Stone... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2015

'Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden' exhibition on view at Buckingham Palace

Rembrandt van Rijn (Leiden 1606-Amsterdam 1669), Christ and St Mary Magdalen at the Tomb. Signed and dated 1638. Oil on panel, 61.0 x 49.5 cm (support, canvas/panel/str external), RCIN 404816. © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014  LONDON.- Whether a sacred sanctuary, a place for scientific study, a haven for the solitary thinker or a space for pure enjoyment and delight, gardens are where mankind and nature meet. A new exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace explores the many... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2013

Lady Anne Pope (detail), Robert Peake the Elder, 1615.

Lady Anne Pope (detail), Robert Peake the Elder, 1615.
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05 août 2012

Rijksmuseum acquires unique sculpture of screaming child by Hendrick de Keyser

Hendrick de Keyser, ‘Screaming child’ (Schreeuwend kind), c. 1615. AMSTERDAM.- Recently, the Rijksmuseum acquired a sculpture of a screaming child created by Hendrick de Keyser (1565-1621), who is considered one of the foremost 17th-century Dutch sculptors. The sculpture, which adds a key new dimension to the oeuvre of this versatile artist, was gifted to the Rijksmuseum by an anonymous donor. The small head, which is carved in wood, is a particularly expressive depiction of a screaming child being stung by a bee on his forehead... [Lire la suite]
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