24 décembre 2018

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, A still life of flowers in a glass flask on a marble ledge, flanked by a red admiral buttefly...

Lot 26. Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (Antwerpt 1573 - 1621 The Hague), A still life of flowers in a glass flask on a marble ledge, flanked by a red admiral buttefly and a lizard, signed in monogram and dated lower left: 16 AB 07, formerly inscribed on a label affixed to a backing board: Tableau de cuivre/ de Brughel de Velours/ A été donné à mon père par/ Mme Marcel, veuve de l’orientaliste/ de ce nom qui avait fait partie/ de l’éxpedition d’Egypte et qui plus/ tard, devenu aveugle, dicta, et qui... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2018

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, Flowers in a berkemeier glass on a stone ledge

Lot 30. Ambrosius Bosschaert, the Elder (Antwerp 1573-1621 The Hague), Flowers in a berkemeier glass on a stone ledge, signed with monogram and dated '·AB·1607·' (lower left), oil on copper, laid on panel, 15 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. (38.5 x 27 cm.) Estimate GBP 800,000 - GBP 1,200,000. Price realised GBP 908,750 (EUR 1,018,709) (USD 1,155,930) to An Anonymous. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Provenance: Private collection, France. Private collection, The Netherlands. with Noortman... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2018

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, A still life of a porcelain vase with a gilt-mounted base, holding a floral bouquet

Lot 49. Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (Antwerp 1573-1621 The Hague), A still life of a porcelain vase with a gilt-mounted base, holding a floral bouquet including various roses, tulips, anemone, cyclamen, narcissi, hyacinth, pansy, marsh marigold and columbine, on a table, beside a caterpillar on a sprig of narcissi on the left and a Red Admiral butterfly to the right, with a bee on the central rose and a dragonfly on the upper tulip, oil on panel, 36.5 x 25.7cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/8in). Estimate: £400,000.00 - £600,000.00 (€... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2017

Sotheby's: Top 10 Old Masters of 2017

2017 was another impressive year for Old Masters at Sotheby's, with saleroom successes on both sides of the Atlantic including a record-breaking result for Joseph Wright of Derby's arresting An Academy by Lamplight which sold for £7.3 million, more than double its estimate. J.M.W. Turner's Ehrenbreitstein, one of only six works by the artist still in private hands, sold for £18.5 million in London in July. Click through to see the top results from across sales in New York and London. Joseph Mallord William... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2017

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to receive landmark gifts of Dutch and Flemish art

Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON, MASS.- Today, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announces that Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo and Susan and Matthew Weatherbie have made a commitment to give their exceptional collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art to the Museum—a donation that will constitute the largest gift of European paintings in MFA history. The Boston-area collectors plan to give the MFA not only their art collections, but also a major research library and funding to establish a Center for... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2017

Lucian Freud's actual-size strawberries fetch £1.2 million

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder, Still life of flowers in a Berkemeijer glass beaker decorated with raspberry prunts, including red and white parrot tulips, a white rose with a butterfuly and a pink rose, marigolds, lily-of-the-valley, forget-me-not and violets, with a sprig of rosemary and a fly on the shelf beneath, signed with the monogram AB (lower right), oil on copper. Lot sold £2,971,250. Auction record for the artist in... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2016

Great provenance & broad spectrum of buyers drive Old Masters Sale

Lot 12. Lorenzo Lotto (1480-1556), Portrait of an architect, possibly Giovanni Dal Coro, oil on canvas, 86 x 120 cm. Est. £200,000-300,000 / €224,000-336,000 / $246,000-369,000. Sold for £416,750 ($526,980) (€489,763) to a UK Private. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- “Key to tonight’s success was the extraordinary provenance of a large proportion of the sale, with many of the works coming to the market for the first time, not just in decades but in centuries. The hunger of the market for such... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2016

Sotheby's London to offer Italian Renaissance and Dutch & Flemish Golden Age masterworks

Titian, and workshop, Pieve di Cadore circa 1485/90 - 1576 Venice, Portrait of Two Boys, Said to be Members of the Pesaro Family. oil on canvas, 91.5 x 77 cm. Est. £1-1.5 million / € 1,120,000-1,680,000 / US$ 1,230,000-1,850,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Early Italian paintings and Flemish masterworks have become two of the most desirable areas in the Old Masters market, often finding their way into wide-ranging collections, often alongside Contemporary Art. Sotheby’s Old Masters Evening sale in London on 7... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

Balthasar van der Ast, Flower bouquet on a ledge, together with a shell and a grasshopper, a panoramic landscape beyond

Balthasar van der Ast (Middelburg 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Flower bouquet on a ledge, together with a shell and a grasshopper, a panoramic landscape beyond. Signed lower left .vander.ast.f. and dated lower right:  1624; oil on copper; 5 1/4  by 4 in.; 13.3 by 10.2 cm. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD (533,599 - 711,465 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Anonymous sale ("The Property of a Lady"), London, Christie's, 10 July 1981, lot 7;David Koetser, 1985. ... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2013

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (Antwerp 1573 - 1621 The Hague), Still life of roses, marigolds, aquilegia, violets,...

Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (Antwerp 1573 - 1621 The Hague), Still life of roses, marigolds, aquilegia, violets, convolvulus, hollyhocks, peonies, cornflowers, forget-me-nots, jacob's ladders, lily of the valley and carnations in a Wan-Li Kraak porcelain vase with a butterfly and a snail on a ledge. Photo  Sotheby's oil on oak panel; 43.5 by 32.3 cm.; 17 1/8 by 12 3/4 in. Estimate 400,000-600,000 GBP. Lot sold 482,500 GBP PROVENANCE: Bears an old label on the reverse: Nr. 774, Stilleben auf... [Lire la suite]
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