13 novembre 2016

Nationalmuseum acquires works by Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg

Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Una Ciociara, 1816. Photo: Linn Ahlgren / Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has added no fewer than five works by Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg to its Danish art collection. Each of the works represents a different segment of Eckersberg’s artistic career: from his student years in Paris, via his artistic rebirth in Paris and Rome, to his firmly established but never stagnant later life in Copenhagen.  Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783–1853) held a travel scholarship from... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2016

Koopman Rare Art to exhibit at Masterpiece London 2016 – June 30 to July 6, 2016

A George III silver-gilt ‘Royal’ Presentation Tray, London, 1802, Maker’s mark of Joseph Preedy. Length: 66.75cm, 26.2in. Width: 44cm, 17.3in. Weight: 6,540g,210oz 4dwt. Asking price: £350,000. LONDON - Leading London silver dealers, Koopman Rare Art will once again be showing an outstanding selection of silver masterpieces and works of art at Masterpiece London 2016, from Thursday June 30 to Wednesday July 6, 2016. (Stand C29.  Highlights this year on the Koopman Rare Art stand include a stunning... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

For the first time the Rijksmuseum presents a large selection of its fashion collection designed by world-renowned Erwin Olaf

Wedding dress (1759). Photo : Erwin Olaf. Model: Ymre Stiekema  AMSTERDAM - From February 20 through May 15 2016, six galleries of the Philips Wing will be dedicated to fashion of the Dutch from 1625 to 1960. Starting with garments worn by members of the Frisian branch of the house of Nassau in the Golden Age, the exhibits will feature vibrantly coloured French silk gowns and luxurious velvet gentlemen’s suits of the eighteenth century, classically-inspired Empire dresses and bustles of the Fin de... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2015

Historic Charles I Triple Unite and Ferdinand VI gold 8 Escudos lead Heritage ANA Chicago Auctions

Charles I gold Triple Unite 1644 AU58 NGC. Sold for: $249,998.88.  CHICAGO, IL.- A Charles I gold Triple Unite 1644 AU58 NGC, a coin with prestige that few others can approach, realized $249,998 and an historic discovery piece, a Ferdinand VI gold 8 Escudos 1747 G-J MS61 NGC, Guatemala mint, the only surviving coin of its type known realized $235,000 as the top lots in Heritage Auctions' $9.65+ million Aug. 13, 2015 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction. "With more than 1,100 superb lots in this... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2014

More than 140 historic French masterworks on view at The Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867). Torso (Painted Half-Figure), 1800. Oil on canvas, 40 3/16 x 31 1/2 in. (102 x 80 cm). École des Beaux-Arts, Paris (Torse 15). Courtesy American Federation of Arts.  OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.- The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is the opening venue for the national tour of “Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris.” Opening June 21, the blockbuster exhibition is organized by American Federation of Arts and the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2013

A Famille Rose Rectangular ‘Figural’ Plaque, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820), the inscription dated 1812

A Famille Rose Rectangular ‘Figural’ Plaque, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820), the inscription dated 1812. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. CHRISTIE'S SOUTH KENSINGTON. Auction: Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles,
Friday, 8 November, 2013. Jeremy Morgan (Chinese Dept.), Eleonora Mazzeo (Chinese Interiors), Anastasia Von Seibold (Japanese Dept.), Ayako Aso (Japanese Dept.). Phone +44 (0)20 7930 6074... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2012

Travelling set of Empress Marie Louise of France. Martin Guillaume Biennais and workshop, Paris, 1812

Travelling set of Empress Marie Louise of France (silver-gilt, gold, mother-of-pearl, tortoiseshell and other materials; width of case 56 cm); Martin Guillaume Biennais and workshop, Paris, 1812. Residenz Treasury © Bayerische Schlösserverwaltung The set was a present from Napoleon, "Emperor of the French", to his second wife, Marie Louise of Austria, the eldest daughter of Emperor Franz I of Austria. The precious case has a number of cleverly disguised secret compartments and bears the signature... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2010

Sèvres plates from the 'Service Iconographique Grec', 1812

A pair of Sèvres plates from the 'Service Iconographique Grec', 1812. photo courtesy Sotheby's similarly decorated to the preceding with a portrait of BIAS, titled twice, or CATO LE CENSEUR, the first with interlaced L's above script Sèvres and interlaced L's enclosing a fleur-de-lis and Sèvres marks in blue enamel, 10.ou.12 painted in green and incised script dz and T, the second with partially effaced M. Imple de Sevres mark and 1812 printed in red, 25.ot painted in green and incised script DC, both with various... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2009

Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) L'artiste par lui-même, dit aussi Autoportrait de Géricault. Vers 1812

Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) L'artiste par lui-même, dit aussi Autoportrait de Géricault. Vers 1812 Huile sur toile (rentoilage) 27 x 22 cm, Au dos, sur le châssis, cachet de cire rouge de la collection Pierre Dubaut.Provenance : - Figure très probablement dans la collection du romancier Alexandre Dumas fils (1824-1895), dès 1883.- A peut-être figuré à la vente Dumas de 1892 (malgré des dimensions différentes) : « Géricault, Son portrait par lui-même. Toile. Haut., 30 cent. ; larg., 30 cent » (Catalogue des tableaux et... [Lire la suite]