10 mars 2019

Georgia Museum of Art examines love in the Renaissance

Giovanni of Ser Giovanni, called Lo Scheggia, fragment with imprisoned woman (possibly from the Story of Lisabetta da Messina in the Decameron by Boccaccio), ca. 1440–50. Tempera on wood panel, 18 1/8 x 11 x 1 9/16 inches. Museo Stibbert, Firenze, 306. ATHENS, GA.- Marriage chests from Renaissance Italy are on display at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia from March 9 through May 26, 2019. The exhibition (“Life, Love and Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy”) is organized by Contemporanea... [Lire la suite]

29 avril 2017

Dorotheum auctions portrait of Empress-to-be Elisabeth of Austria for 1.5 million

Lot 1138. Carl Theodor von Piloty and Franz Adam (Munich 1826–1886 Ambach on Lake Starnberg) and (Milan 1815–1886 Munich), Empress Elisabeth of Austria as bride on horseback in Possenhofen 1853, signed, dated and inscribed n. d. N. v. Carl Piloty. Pferd v. Franz Adam 1853 [painted from nature by Carl Piloty, horse by Franz Adam 1853], oil on canvas, 128 x 108 cm, original frame, (Rei). Estimate EUR 300,000 to 400,000 (USD 328,000 to 437,500). Realized price EUR 1,540,000... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2017

Remarkable Tuscan Renaissance Cassoni to be offered in Christie’s Old Masters Evening Sale, 6 July 2017

Giovanni Toscani (Florence 1370/80–1430). Scenes from the tale of Ginevra and Bernabò of Genoa and Ambrogiuolo of Piacenza (Boccaccio, Decameron): a cassone front, tempera and gold on panel. Estimate: £700,000–1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ld 2017 London – Christie’s Classic Week will present a remarkable collection of Tuscan Renaissance Cassone panels as part of the Old Masters Evening Sale on 6 July 2017. The collection, comprising nine panels in total, is incredibly rare to the market.  Typically... [Lire la suite]