16 avril 2017

An imperially inscribed 'langyao' red-glazed meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, incised inscription dated to the yiwei year (

Lot 3670. An imperially inscribed 'langyao' red-glazed meiping, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, incised inscription dated to the yiwei year (in accordance with 1775), 25.7 cm, 10 1/8 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,875,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   stoutly potted, the tapering body rising from a splayed foot to rounded shoulders, sweeping up to a short cylindrical neck and a wide everted rim, applied overall with a deep speckled copper-red glaze ranging... [Lire la suite]

14 octobre 2016

An inscribed 'Langyao' red-glazed truncated bottle neck vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, yiwei year (in accordance with 1775)

Lot 3648. An inscribed 'Langyao' red-glazed truncated bottle neck vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, inscription dated to the yiwei year (in accordance with 1775); 18.1 cm., 7 1/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,875,000 HKD. Photo: Sothebys. stoutly potted, the globular body rising to slanted shoulders surmounted by a columnar neck, applied overall with a deep speckled copper-red glaze draining from the rim in rich crimson and ruby tones to a sumptuous... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2016

Anton Raphael Mengs, Portrait of Mariana de Silva y Sarmiento, duquesa de Huescar (1740-1794), 1775

Anton Raphael Mengs (German, Ústi nad Labem (Aussig) 1728–1779 Rome), Portrait of Mariana de Silva y Sarmiento, duquesa de Huescar (1740-1794), 1775. Oil on panel, 34 1/16 × 27 7/16 in. (86.5 × 69.7 cm). Mr. and Mrs. Otto Naumann, New York This portrait of a Spanish noblewoman—herself an artist and a member of the Academia de San Fernando—​is both haunting and enigmatic. It is a version of a work that passed down through the sitter’s family and was probably painted at the time of her second marriage in 1775,... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2016

Exhibition of animal portraits by George Stubbs opens at the Holburne Museum

George Stubbs (1724-1806), Horse frightened by a lion (detail), 1770. Oil on canvas © National Museums Liverpool. Walker Art Gallery. BATH.- The Holburne Museum presents Stubbs and the Wild, an exhibition of animal portraits, grand fantasies, and exquisite prints and drawings by renowned British wildlife painter George Stubbs (1724-1806), on show from 25 June to 2 October 2016. Stubbs and the Wild delves into the many-sided eighteenth-century world of George Stubbs through his realistic animal studies and sublime... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2016

"Templiers et francs-maçons. De la légende à l’histoire…" au Musée de la franc-maçonnerie

Réception maçonnico-templière en 1775, manuscrit dit « Derla » de la Stricte Observance Templière, 1775, © musée de la franc-maçonnerie. PARIS - Lorsqu’il mourut sur le bûcher le 18 mars 1314, le dernier Grand Maître des Templiers, Jacques de Molay, pensait certainement que s’éteignait avec lui l’ordre des pauvres chevaliers du Christ. Pourtant, quatre cents ans après, au temps de Voltaire et Rousseau, certains groupes secrets prétendirent être la survivance cachée de l’ordre du Temple injustement persécuté. Des Loges maçonniques... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2016

Michele Beiny at TEFAF 2016

Meissen porcelain manufactory. Plate from the 'Yellow Hunting Service', Meissen , circa 1730. Hard paste porcelain. Diameter 24.8 cm. Marked with crossed swords in underglaze-blue, incised and incised Japanese Palace inventory number N-148-/ W. Michele Beiny at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Sèvres porcelain manufactory. Pair of vases (vases griffes de Lyon), 1775. Hard paste porcelain. Height 38.8 and 38.3 cm. Height with base 42.3 and 41.8 cm. Width 22... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2015

An inscribed 'Langyao' red-glazed truncated bottle neck vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, inscription dated to the yiwei year (

Lot 3653. An inscribed 'Langyao' red-glazed truncated bottle neck vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, inscription dated to the yiwei year (1775);  18.1 cm., 7 1/8  in. Estimate 3,600,000 — 4,600,000 HKD (408,505 - 521,978 EUR). Lot sold 4,360,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's stoutly potted, the globular body rising to slanted shoulders surmounted by a columnar neck, applied overall with a deep speckled copper-red glaze draining from the rim in rich crimson and ruby tones to a... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

An Imperial rubbing of the Prajnaparamita Sutra, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to 1775

An Imperial rubbing of the Prajnaparamita Sutra, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to 1775. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD (91,155 - 113,943 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. rubbing of the Qianlong Emperor's copy of the Xinjing (Prajnamaramitra Sutra, or 'Heart Sutra') dated to thexinwei year, corresponding to 1751), calligraphy in xingshu (running script), rubbed on five sheets of black paper within a border of archaistic kui dragons, followed by a four-page... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2014

Masterworks by Claude Vernet owned by survivor of the French Revolution for sale at Bonhams

A harbour scene at sunset was painted in 1775 for Gabriel Courtois de Pressigny, the Archbishop of St Malo. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Two contrasting seascapes by the French 18th century artist Claude Vernet are to be sold at Bonhams Old Master Paintings sale in London on 9 July. They are estimated at £1,500,000-2,000,000 for the pair.  A harbour scene at sunset and A shipwreck on a rocky coast were painted in 1775 for Gabriel Courtois de Pressigny, the Archbishop of St Malo, who took part in debates on the constitutional... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2014

La Chine à Versailles, art et diplomatie au XVIIIe siècle

VERSAILLES - L'exposition «La Chine à Versailles» retrace l'histoire des échanges politiques et artistiques entre la chine et la France au XVIIIe siècle à l'occasion du 50e anniversaire de l'établissement des relations diplomatiques entre ces deux pays en 1964. Les peintures, meubles, laques, porcelaines, tapisseries exposés témoignent du plus grand luxe de leur époque et sont d'une extrême rareté aujourd'hui. Les quelques 150 Œuvres rassemblées illustrent le goût français pour les productions artistiques chinoises, à la mode dès le... [Lire la suite]