14 novembre 2017

Clark Art Institute acquires early nineteenth century French portrait

Alexandre Jean Dubois-Drahonet (French, 1791-1834), Portrait of Achille Deban de Laborde, 1817, Oil on canvas, 59 x 39.6 in. Clark Art Institute, 2017.2. WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- The Clark Art Institute announced today the acquisition of Portrait of Achille Deban de Laborde (1817) by Alexandre-Jean Dubois-Drahonet (French, 1791–1834). The large oil on canvas painting of a young boy dressed in military regalia is a touching memorial to the sitter’s father, Baron Jean-Baptiste Deban de Laborde, who was killed at the battle of... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2016

National Gallery of Denmark acquires important work by Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich, After the Storm, 1817. COPENHAGEN.- The National Gallery of Denmark has received a spectacular gift: a painting by one of the most important landscape artists ever to come out of Germany, Caspar David Friedrich. The acquisition is nothing short of marvellous, says SMK director Mikkel Bogh, and in fact the painting came into the museum’s hands through something of a coincidence.  The SMK collections are now enriched by an important new work. Thanks to truly extraordinary support from the... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2016

Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (811-2), 1994

Lot 15. Gerhard Richter (b. 1932), Abstraktes Bild (811-2), signed, numbered and dated '811-2 Richter 1994' (on the reverse), oil on canvas, 98 x 78½in. (250 x 200cm.). Painted in 1994. Estimate Upon Request. Photo: Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach.Private Collection, Berlin. Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago. Acquired from the above by the present owner. Literature: Gerhard Richter 1998, exh. cat., London,... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2014

Dallas Museum of Art acquires early nineteenth-century Johan Christian Dahl painting

Johan Christian Dahl, Frederiksborg Castle, 1817, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, Mrs. John B. O'Hara Fund. DALLAS, TX.- The Dallas Museum of Art acquired in May Frederiksborg Castle by Moonlight, 1817, by Danish artist Johan Christian Dahl (1788 – 1857). The recent acquisition is one of the most important works from the Copenhagen phase of Johan Christian Dahl’s career. Long missing, the work was rediscovered in 2000 after a cleaning revealed a signature and date of 1817, the year before... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2013

A Bohemian transparent enamelled 'Memento Mori' beaker by August Mohn, dated 1817

A Bohemian transparent enamelled 'Memento Mori' beaker by August Mohn, dated 1817. Photo Bonhams The flared bowl painted with a skull and crossed bones inscribed Memento mori below a band of fruiting vine, the facet-cut solid base part stained in amber, 11cm high,inscribed A Mohn pin. 1817. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 - Unsold Provenance: With Hermann P.Lockner, Würzburg, early 1970sAnon. sale, Sotheby's, 26 May 1981, lot 157Literature: Paul von Lichtenberg, Mohn and Kothgasser (bilingual,... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2012

Distinguished private collections lead Christie's New York Sale of Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

A regency silver seven-light centerpiece candelabrum mark of Paul Storr, London, 1817. Estimate- $60,000 - $90,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 NEW YORK, NY.- On October 19, Christie’s will present the sale of Important Silver and Objects of Vertu, which will offer 240 significant lots ranging from a magnificent bejeweled zarf, to classical and modern works by Paul Storr and Georg Jensen. Works of exceptional and royal provenance will be offered, as the sale features property from multiple private collections including... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2011

Manufacture de Sèvres Aiguière et son bassin en navette. Epoque Restauration. Vers 1817

Manufacture de Sèvres  Aiguière et son bassin en navette.  Epoque Restauration. Vers 1817. photo Osenat Fontainebleau Aiguière à fond corail bordé d or. Sur piédouche orné d une frise de fleurettes. Décoré en suite de frises de feuillages stylisés sur le corps et d une couronne de feuilles de chêne sur le bec. Anse et filets dorés. Bassin de forme navette à fond corail, décorée sur toute sa longueur d une guirlande de feuilles de chêne nouée par un ruban et d une frise de fleurettes. Intérieur blanc décoré en suite à l... [Lire la suite]