24 novembre 2019

Unveiling timeless treasures from the collection and library of Count & Countess de Ribes

Jacqueline et Edouard de Ribes. Sotheby’s / ArtDigital Studio PARIS.- The name “de Ribes” resonates internationally with a timeless sense of style – the essence of French chic and elegance. On 11 and 12 December, Sotheby’s Paris will offer for sale a selection of historical pieces from the collection of the Count and Countess de Ribes. Held over two sessions, the auction will present artworks, fine books and manuscripts from the family’s ancestral home in Paris – covering three centuries of French history.In the... [Lire la suite]

13 février 2018

Stadel Museum opens a comprehensive special exhibition dedicated to Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens, Crown of thorns (Ecce homo), detail, c. 1612. Oil on panel, 125,7 cm × 96 cm © The State Hermitage Museum, Sankt Petersburg 2017 FRANKFURT.- Almost no other artist exercised such a decisive influence on European Baroque painting as Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) did. The Städel Museum in Frankfurt dedicates a comprehensive special exhibition to the world-renowned artist, which is on show from 8 February to 21 May 2018: Rubens. The Power of Transformation comprises about one... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2017

Giovanni da Bologna, Antonio Susini, Adriaen de Vries, Sleeping nymph with satyr, Florence, before 1587

Giovanni da Bologna (1524 / 1529-1608), Sculptor; Antonio Susini (-1624), Bronze caster; Adriaen de Vries (ca. 1550), sculptor, Sleeping nymph with satyr, Florence, before 1587. Bronze, black lacquered wooden base. H total 31.5 cm H without base 20.7 cm, W 34.0 cm; Base 10.8 x 17.7 x 31.8 cm. Green Vault, IX 34 © Dresden State Art Collections. The group, which was interpreted as "Sleeping Venus" in the Baroque, picks up the theme of the little-dressed beauty that is overheard by a man while sleeping. Despite the common... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2015

Equestrian portrait of Carlo Emanuele I takes centre stage at Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, TEFAF 2015 stand

Antonio Susini (1558-1624), Florentine, c.1620, Equestrian Portrait of Carlo Emanuele I, Duke of Savoy. Bronze. 36.8cm high, 58.3cm with base. LONDON.- A significant bronze equestrian portrait by Antonio Susini (1558-1624) of Carlo Emanuele I, Duke of Savoy (1562-1630), is to be presented at TEFAF 2015 by Tomasso Brothers Fine Art. Dating to circa 1620, the sculpture is considered to have been commissioned to mark the marriage in 1619 of Carlo Emanuele’s son and heir Vittorio Amadeo to Christine Marie, daughter of King Henry IV of... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2014

Renaissance and Baroque bronzes from the Hill Collection on view at The Frick Collection

Antonio Susini (Florence 1558–1624 Florence), Cristo Morto (The Dead Christ on the Cross). After a model by Giambologna of ca. 1588, cast ca. 1590–1615. Gilt bronze, 12 1/4 in. (31 cm). Collection of Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomilson Hill. Photography Maggie Nimkin NEWYORK - This winter and spring the Frick will present Renaissance and Baroque Bronzes from the Hill Collection, thirty-three statuettes that represent Janine and J. Tomilson Hill's more than twenty-year engagement with the art form. The bronzes,... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2012

Ecole Italienne du XVIIIe siècle, d'après Jean de Bologne Mercure volant

Ecole Italienne du XVIIIe siècle, d'après Jean de Bologne, Mercure volant. Photo Europ Auction - Paris Bronze. H 61 cm. Belle épreuve en bronze d'apres un modèle de Jean de Bologne datant des années 1570. Le modele a été repris et produit par Antonio Susini, et au XVIII° siècle par les fonderies Righetti et Zoffoli. Lot 130. Estimation : 22 000 / 25 000 € Europ Auction - Paris. Vendredi 15 juin 2012. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 4. Tel. +33 (0) 1 42 46 43 94.