13 juillet 2016

Gallery 19C brings together two views of Venice by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- For the first time since Corot’s lifetime, two of his early paintings of Venice have been reunited. Gallery 19C has recently acquired both works, which when viewed side-by-side provide a rare opportunity to examine the development of Corot’s plein-air painting style in the early formative years when he was in Italy. Both pictures, painted in 1828 and 1834, depict an on-site view of the Campo della Carità looking towards the Duomo della Salute. The addition of the earlier view now constitutes the... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2016

"August Kopisch: Painter, Poet, Discoverer, Inventor" on view at Alte Nationalgalerie

August Kopisch, The Pontine Marshes at Sunset, 1848. Oil on canvas, 62 x 111 cm, National Museums in Berlin - National Gallery | Photo: Andres Kilger BERLIN.- In this exhibition on the work of August Kopisch (1799–1853), Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie focuses on one of the most versatile nineteenth century artists. Like nobody else, the Breslau-born artist combined painting, poetry, and the spirit of discovery and invention. He first made a name for himself as the discoverer of the Blue Grotto on the island... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2016

Leading London silver dealers Koopman Rare Art announce highlights to be presented at TEFAF

Paul Storr (Westminster 1771 - Tooting 1844), An Important Pair of Silver-Gilt Naturalistic Wine Coolers. Silver-Gilt, London 1834. Maker's Mark of Paul Storr. Height 10 in. (25.5 cm). Total Weight: 386 oz 10 dwt (12017 g). © Koopman Rare Art LONDON.- Leading London silver dealer, Koopman Rare Art, is once again showing an outstanding selection of superlative silver masterpieces and exquisite gold boxes at TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s leading art and antiques event, at the... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2015

Art Gallery of Ontario hosts major exhibition of rare Joseph Mallord William Turner works this fall

Joseph Mallord William Turner 1775–1851, "The Burning of the Houses of Lords and Commons, October 16, 1834", 1834–1835. Oil on canvas. Philadelphia Museum of Art. The John Howard McFadden Collection. TORONTO.- This fall the Art Gallery of Ontario hosts a major exhibition celebrating the experimental and contemplative works of Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851), a giant of British art. J.M.W. Turner: Painting Set Free features more than 50 large-scale paintings and watercolours on loan from Tate Britain... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2014

Two great Persian illustrated manuscripts for sale at Bonhams in London

The Book of Kings, is estimated at £40,000 to £60,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON - Bonhams sale of Indian and Islamic art on April 8th in London features two rare and beautiful illustrated manuscripts covering many aspects of courtly life and epic deeds – one with 110 exquisite images and one with 65. The first, The Book of Kings, is estimated at £40,000 to £60,000, and the second, The Book of Akbar, is estimated to sell for £30,000 to £50,000. The Book of Kings, the great Persian epic poem by Firdausi, originally composed in the... [Lire la suite]