05 juillet 2015

Sotheby's London unveils masterworks from the collections of Castle Howard

Four magnificent works from the collections of Castle Howard are installed at Sotheby’s London ahead of their sale in July 2015. Paintings from the collections of Castle Howard are installed at Sotheby’s London ahead of their sale on 8 July 2015, including a rare Portrait of Henry VIII from the Workshop of Hans Holbein, and a portrait by Ferdinand Bol. LONDON.- With half a billion pounds’ worth of art sold over the past fortnight’s momentous Impressionist & Modern and Contemporary Art sales in London, the summer sale... [Lire la suite]

12 juin 2015

Rare works with impeccable provenance lead Christie's Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale

Bernardo Bellotto (Venice 1721-1780 Warsaw), Dresden from the Right Bank of the Elbe above the Augustus Bridge (Detail). Oil on canvas. 37 5/8 x 65 1/8 in. (95.6 x 165.4 cm.) Estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000 ($12,352,000 - $18,528,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 LONDON.- Christie’s Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale in London on Thursday 9 July will offer an exceptional selection of pictures from private collections, with emphasis on rarity, importance and provenance. Many of the... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2015

Sotheby's to preview outstanding Old Master paintings from legendary collection in Hong Kong

Castle Howard © Mike Kipling HONG KONG.- This spring, and at a moment when international interest in Old Masters Paintings is at an all-time high,Sotheby's will bring to Hong Kong a group of exceptional works, a number of which recently adorned the walls of one of England's greatest country houses: Castle Howard, also known under the Mandarin name of “Peng Lai Qiong” (Magnificent Fairyland Palace in English).  The backdrop to Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou's recent wedding, and to the famous TV drama and Hollywood... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2013

"Looking South: Three Centuries of Italian Paintings" set to open at Otto Naumann Ltd.

Giovanni Battista Beinaschi, Martyrdom of Saint Peter. Oil on canvas, 290 x 193cm; 114.25 x 76 inches. NEW YORK, NY.- A major exhibition of Italian paintings will open at the 22 East 80th Street gallery of Otto Naumann Ltd. on January 6 and remain on view until February 15. “Looking South: Three Centuries of Italian Paintings” will feature more than forty Renaissance and Baroque masterworks dating from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, including several important discoveries never before publicly exhibited.  ... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2012

Bernardo Bellotto, A View of the Molo, looking west, with the Palazzo Ducale and south side of the Piazzetta

Bernardo Bellotto (Venice 1722 - 1780 Warsaw Venice), A View of the Molo, looking west, with the Palazzo Ducale and south side of the Piazzetta. Photo Sotheby's oil on canvas. 24 1/8  by 38 1/2  in.; 61.2 by 97.8 cm. Estimation: 800,000 - 1,200,000 USD NOTE DE CATALOGUE: This view of the Molo, from the Bacino di San Marco, extends from the Palazzo delle Prigioni Nuove, built between 1566 and 1614, over to Jacopo Sansovino’s masterpieces, the Libreria and the Zecca; to the right is a modest... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2012

Bernardo Bellotto Venice, The Grand Canal: Looking South-West, From The Rialto Bridge To The Palazzo Foscari

Bernardo Bellotto (Venice 1722 - 1780 Warsaw), Venice, The Grand Canal: Looking South-West, From The Rialto Bridge To The Palazzo Foscari - Photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; 60 by 91.5 cm.; 23 5/8  by 36 in. Estimation: 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 3,289,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Edmund Higginson (1802-71), Saltmarshe Castle, Herefordshire;Purchased from the above in 1860 by Col. the Hon. Edward Gordon Douglas-Pennant (1800-1886), later 1st BaronPenrhyn of Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd;Thence... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2012

Sotheby's to offer one of the finest paintings from the Dutch Golden Age remaining in private hands

Jan Havicksz. Steen’s The Prayer Before the Meal, est. £5,000,000-7,000,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s London will offer Jan Havicksz. Steen’s remarkable The Prayer Before the Meal, from Sudeley Castle, estimated at £5-7 million, in its forthcoming Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale Including Three Masterworks from Chatsworth on 5th December 2012. Other highlights include Pieter Brueghel the Younger’s A Wedding Procession, estimated at £2-3 million and two important Italian view paintings by Gaspar van... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Circle of Bernardo Bellotto, Venice, a view along the molo, looking west, towards the Punta della Dogana

Circle of Bernardo Bellotto, Venice, a view along the molo, looking west, towards the Punta della Dogana. Photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, unframed; 44.5 by 59 cm.; 17 1/2 by 23 1/4 in. Estimation 20,000-30,000 GBP. Lot vendu: 283,250 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & British Paintings Day Sale. Londres | 05 juil. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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05 juillet 2012

Circle of Bernardo Bellotto. Venice, a view along the Molo, looking west, towards the Punta della Dogana

Circle of Bernardo Bellotto. Venice, a view along the Molo, looking west, towards the Punta della Dogana. Photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, unframed; 44.5 by 59 cm.; 17 1/2 by 23 1/4 in. ESTIMATE 20,000-30,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 283,250 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & British Paintings Evening Sale. London | 04 Jul 2012 www.sothebys.com
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16 juin 2010

"Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals" in October @ National Gallery

Canaletto, The Entrance to the Grand Canal, looking West, with Santa Maria della Salute, about 1729 (detail). © The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Robert Lee Blaffer Memorial Collection, gift of Sarah Campbell Blaffer (56.2) LONDON.- This landmark exhibition presents the finest assembly of Venetian views by Canaletto and his 18th-century rivals to be seen in a generation. Bringing together around 50 major loans from the public and private collections of the UK, Europe and North America, Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals... [Lire la suite]