01 juillet 2018

Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art at London Art Week 2018

Jacopo Robusti, detto il Tintoretto (Venezia 1518 - 1594), Susanna. Oil on panel, 27 x 38 cm. Courtesy Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art Provenance: Venezia, collezione privata. Exhibited: Cologne , Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, „TINTORETTO – A star was born“ 2017-18;Paris, Musée du Luxembourg “ Le Tintoret – Naissance d’un génie “ (The Young Tintoretto) March -June 2018. Literature: Damerini 1931, p.n.n; Rossi 1977, pp. 84-85, fig. 47; Rossi, in Pallucchini, Rossi 1982, I, pp. 138-139 n. 55, II, p.... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:01 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,

19 juin 2018

Antonio Canova (1757-1822) Italian, Rome, Bust of Peace, 1814

Lot 25. Antonio Canova (1757-1822) Italian, Rome, Bust of Peace, 1814, white marble, on a white marble socle, 53cm., 20 7/8 in. including the socle. Estimate Upon Request. Courtesy Sotheby's.  Provenance: John Campbell, 1st Baron Cawdor (1753-1821), early 1815;John Campbell, 1st Baron Cawdor, and Lady Isabella Caroline Campbell, née Howard (1771-1848), eldest daughter of Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle (1748-1825), Stackpole Court, Pembrokeshire, Wales;John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

Classic Beauties unveils the sensual enchantment of Neoclassicism

© State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg AMSTERDAM.- Saturday 16 June 2018 marked the opening day of Hermitage Amsterdam’s new exhibition, Classic Beauties. Artists, Italy and the Esthetic Ideals of the 18th Century. The show tells the story of the artists and tourists, who flocked to Italy, and more especially Rome, in the second half of the eighteenth century. From all over Europe they travelled to the Eternal City in search of inspiration and to see for themselves the newly excavated classical Greco-Roman sculptures and... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2018

Lost masterpiece by Antonio Canova appears at auction

Antonio Canova (1757-1822), Bust of Peace. White marble. Courtesy Sotheby's LONDON.- The artist behind one of the most celebrated sculptures in Britain, The Three Graces, Antonio Canova (1757-1821) is as revered today as he was during his lifetime. Honoured in verse by Lord Byron, Canova was considered the preeminent sculptor of his time, recognised not only for his skills as a carver, but also as a diplomat and dignitary for the Papal court. Now, on 4 July in London, Sotheby’s will offer one of the few... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:46 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
30 juin 2017

"Canova and His Legacy" launches new Jermyn Street gallery for Tomasso Brothers Fine Art

LONDON.- Tomasso Brothers Fine Art is opening a new London gallery space at Marquis House, 67 Jermyn Street, St. James’s with a very special exhibition timed for London Art Week 2017. Canova and His Legacy will focus on the Italian master Antonio Canova (1757-1822), arguably the greatest and most illustrious sculptor of his age, and synonymous to this day with the height of Neoclassicism. His works, celebrated for their timeless beauty and grace, have never ceased to inspire generations of artists and collectors alike, and... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2016

Francesco Righetti I, Italie, début du XIXe siècle, d'après un modèle d'Antonio Canova, Napoléon désarmé et pacificateur

Lot 144. Francesco Righetti I (1738 - 1819) Italie, début du XIXe siècle, d'après un modèle d'Antonio Canova (1757-1822), Napoléon désarmé et pacificateur. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. en bronze à patine brune; sur une colonne en marbre violet veiné; signé FR.RIGHETTI ET-ALOYS-FIL-FEC-ROM, le plateau pivotant sur un mécanisme. Haut. (bronze) 67 cm, haut. (colonne) 119 cm ; height (bronze) 26 1/3 in., height (column) 47 in. AN ITALIAN 19TH CENTURY BRONZE FIGURE OF NAPOLEON,... [Lire la suite]

23 janvier 2014

Antonio Canova's final works on view for first time in the U.S. at the Metropolitan Museum

Antonio Canova (Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice), The Creation of the World, 1821–22. Plaster. Gipsoteca, Possagno (Inv. 292).  NEW YORK, NY.- Antonio Canova (1757-1822), the greatest of all Neoclassical sculptors, remains famous above all for his elegant, nude mythological subjects carved in marble. But he also worked in a spiritual mode, at once deeply serious and deceptively simple. This less familiar Canova is revealed in an extraordinary series of full-scale plaster models illustrating episodes from the Old and New... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 12:19 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
29 juillet 2013

Antonio Canova (1757-1822), Mars and Venus, 1822

Antonio Canova (1757-1822), Mars and Venus, 1822. Marble, 208.0 x 137.0 x 65.5 cm. RCIN 2038. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Provenance: Commissioned by George IV in 1815, delivered to Carlton House 1824, where placed in the Gothic Conservatory George IV, King of the United Kingdom (1762-1830) Venus stands partially draped gazing upwards at Mars, who wears a Roman Centurion style helmet and holds a spear This magnificent full length sculpture of the Roman Gods ‘Mars and... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:08 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
20 février 2013

"Beauty and Revolution: Neoclassicism 1770-1820" opens at Städel Museum in Frankfurt

Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825), Patroclus, 1780. Oil on canvas, 122 x 170 cm. Cherbourg-Octeville , Musée d'art Thomas-Henry © Daniel Sohier FRANKFURT.- A comprehensive special exhibition presented by Frankfurt’s Städel Museum from 20 February to 26 May 2013 will highlight the art of Neoclassicism and the impulses it provided for Romanticism. Developed in collaboration with the Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung, the show Beauty and Revolution will assemble about one hundred works of the period from 1770 to 1820 by... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2012

Haut relief : Le Chagrin de l'Ange. Attribué à Antonio Canova (Possagno, 1757 - Venise, 1822)

Haut relief : Le Chagrin de l'Ange. Attribué à Antonio Canova (Possagno, 1757 - Venise, 1822). Photo Kohn Marbre de Carrare. Traces de signature OVA F. H. 140 cm, L. 87 cm, P. 15 cm. Accident restauré à la base. Estimation : 60 000 / 80 000 €Provenance: Ancienne collection FreichCette sculpture en marbre blanc de Carrare réalisée en haut relief adopte les caractéristiques stylistiques propres au néoclassicisme en Italie et peut être rapproché des travaux de l'un de ses plus importants... [Lire la suite]