17 avril 2016

'Eckersberg ∙ Fascination with Reality. The Golden Age of Danish Painting' at Hamburger Kunsthalle, to 30 May 2016

Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783-1853), Standing male nude, Carl Frørup , 1837, Oil on Canvas, 94,5 x 62,5 cm, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Academy Council, Photo: Frida Gregersen. HAMBURG.- OnWith an encompassing retrospective on Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783–1853), presented for the first time outside of Denmark in Europe, the Hamburger Kunsthalle is paying tribute to the most prominent Danish painter of the first half of the 19th century. On 9 May 1814 Eckersberg had bought a portable paintbox and a folding... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2015

Roses

Rose "Cardinal de Richelieu", créee par Jean Laffay en 1840 Rose "Félicité et Perpétue". Variété créée par le rosiériste français Jacques en 1827 Rose "New Dawn". Mutation de Docteur Van Fleet fixée par Dreer en 1930 Rose "Veilchenblau", créée par le rosiériste allemand J. C. Schmidt en 1909 Rose "Ghislaine de Feligonde", créée par le rosiériste français Eugène Turbat en 1916 "Rosa Mundi" (Prior to 1600)  Rose "Henri Martin", créée par Jean Laffay en 1862 Rose "Variegata di Bologna".
12 juin 2015

Animal Magic! French Old Masters centre stage at Tomasso Brothers Fine Art & Rafael Valls, for London Art Week 3-10 July‏

  Barthélemy Prieur (1540-1611), Pacing Bull, c. 1600, Bronze, 13.5cms high, 16cms wide. Tomasso Brothers Fine Art LONDON - During London Art Week, 3-10 July 2015, the neighbouring Old Master galleries of Rafael Valls and Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, will present a complimentary brace of exhibitions depicting a grand collection of artists’ animals: The Painter’s Menagerie and The Sculptor’s Menagerie respectively.  From an exotic rhinoceros carved in coloured marble to an early study of a mouse by... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2015

Turner, Sickert and Brangwyn feature in new summer exhibition at Lady Lever Art Gallery

Detail of 'Venetian Canal' (around 1926), A B Waller. National Museums Liverpool. LIVERPOOL.- A new exhibition showcasing Venice through the eyes of old and modern masters opened at the Lady Lever Art Gallery on 1 May and runs until 27 September 2015. Picturing Venice features works by artists including JMW Turner, Walter Sickert and Frank Brangwyn, exploring the influence of the Italian city on British art and culture. The exhibition also considers the enduring appeal of ‘The Floating City’... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2014

"A La Vieille Russie" Jewelry at 60th Annual Winter Antiques Show

Edwardian Scenic Diamond Brooch. English, ca. 1910. Photo courtesy A La Vieille Russie Edwardian brooch with a diamond swan molded in relief, with a gold beak and a sapphire eye, floating on aquamarine water, the background with a diamond and natural pearl balustrade, shaded with emerald-leaf palm trees, in a frame of brilliants. Mounted in platinum. Antique Diamond Knot Necklace. English, circa 1880. Photo courtesy A La Vieille Russie Old-mine diamond necklace set in gold and silver, in a knot design, apparently a Savoy... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2013

A Racehorse with its Groom. Studio of Shaikh Muhammad Amir, Calcutta, c. 1840

A Racehorse with its Groom. Studio of Shaikh Muhammad Amir,  Watercolour and bodycolour on paper. Dimensions: 37 x 48.6 cm (14 1/2 x 19 in.) ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Sam Fogg. Katie Boycott. Phone +44 (0)20 7534 2100 - Fax +44 (0)20 7534 2122 - Email info@samfogg.com - Website www.samfogg.com
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15 décembre 2012

Diamond brooch, circa 1840

Diamond brooch, circa 1840 - Photo Sotheby's Designed as a bow suspending two tassels, set with cushion-, pear-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, later pin fitting. Estimation: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP. Lot. Vendu 21,250 GBP Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby: An Eclectic Eye - Jewels Spanning Four Centuries. London | 11 déc. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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14 octobre 2012

Sèvres. Service des Petites vues de France, pour le roi Louis-Philippe

Sèvres. Service des Petites vues de France, pour le roi Louis-Philippe. Photo Coutau-Begarie Travail de la Manufacture royale de Sèvres, marque en creux datée 1840, marque verte SV LP datée 1845, marque rouge de l'aigle impériale datée 1852. Assiette plate à décor central polychrome d'une vue de campagne avec marais et vaches, dans un médaillon cerné d'une frise grecque or, marli à fond bleu agate orné d'une frise de palmettes or, légendé en bas « Environs d'Evreux » en or en partie effacé. Bon état, légère... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2012

Red spinel with a border of brilliant-cut diamonds in a gold setting

Red spinel with a border of brilliant-cut diamonds in a gold setting. Europe, ca. 1840. Height: 2.5 cm, Width: 2.4 cm, Depth: 1.9 cm. Bequeathed by the Rev. Chauncy Hare Townshend. 1326-1869. © V&A Images Spinels are bright and lustrous gems which occur in a broad range of colours. Once known as 'balas rubies', 'spinel rubies' and then 'ruby spinels', red spinels have been closely linked with rubies throughout history. Though similar in appearance, they are composed of magnesium aluminium... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2012

A Russian Silver Soup Tureen, Cover and Stand from the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Service.. Mark of Nicholls & Plincke

A Russian Silver Soup Tureen, Cover and Stand from the Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Service.. Mark of Nicholls & Plincke, with the workmaster's mark of Carl Tegelsten, St. Petersburg, 1840.  photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The tureen shaped oval, on four acanthus scroll feet, with two acanthus-clad handles, engraved on one side with the cypher of Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna beneath an Imperial crown, with the Imperial double-headed eagle on the other, the everted rim cast with scrolling acanthus, the... [Lire la suite]