13 octobre 2017

Harn Museum of Art displays French art featuring women in the 18th - early 19th centuries

GAINESVILLE, FL.- The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is presenting an exhibition of more than 150 drawings, pastels, paintings and sculptures addressing some of the most important and defining questions of women’s lives in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection is on view from Oct. 6 to Dec. 31, 2017. Ranging from spirited, improvisational sketches and figural studies to highly finished drawings of exquisite beauty, the... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2016

Antoine Vestier (Avallon, 1740 - Paris, 1824), Autoportrait de l'artiste, 1785

Lot 130, Antoine Vestier (Avallon, 1740 - Paris, 1824), Autoportrait de l'artiste. Huile sur toile, de forme ovale, 60,50 x 49,50 cm. Signée et datée 'Vestier / Pictor Regis 1785' à gauche. Estimation : 25 000 € / 35 000 €. Photo Tajan 'THE ARTIST'S SELF-PORTRAIT', OIL ON CANVAS, SIGNED AND DATED, BY A. VESTIER - 23,82 x 19,49 in.  Provenance : Conservé par la veuve de l'artiste, décédée en 1831 ; Par descendance à leur petit fils Phidias Vestier ; Légué par ce dernier à sa nièce... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2013

Sotheby's Paris announces details of its Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings Sale

Corneille de La Haye of Lyon, Portrait of a Man on a Green Ground. Est. €150,000-200,000/$195,000-260,000. Photo: Sothebys PARIS.- Sotheby’s announced details of the forthcoming Sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings to be held in Paris on 27 June 2013. The French 17th & 18th Century Schools will be particularly well represented among the 164 selected lots, led by a spectacular still life by Louise Moillon, one of the first French still lifes ever painted; Le Bal de Tivoli, a remarkable work by François... [Lire la suite]