14 mars 2023

Apostle, Burgundy (Dijon?), France, c. 1420-1430

Apostle, Burgundy (Dijon?), France, c. 1420-1430. Walnut wood with traces of polychromy; 48.5 x 26 x 10 cm (19.1 x 10.2 x 3.9 in.). Courtesy BRIMO DE LAROUSSILHEat TEFAF Maastricht 2023. Provenance: From a dismembered altarpiece, probably originally in the Cistercian Abbey of Theuley, or nearby, in the Franciscan convent at Gray (Haute-Saône); France, private collection. Literature: 2009, Les Premiers Retables (XIIe-début du XVe siècle). Une mise en scène du sacré. Published in Exhibition catalogue,... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2013

Koller auction in Zurich spans an epochal range from Cranach to Napoleon to Spitzweg

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar), Adoration of Christ. Oil on canvas. Signed. 14.5x20 cm. Estimate: CHF 400 000 / 600 000. Photo courtesy Koller ZURICH.- In its auction week from September 16 to 21, Koller presents a range of approximately 2 000 lots of old works of art, including the rediscovered painting «The Assembly of the Gods: The Loves of the Gods» by Paolo Fiammingo and the museum-quality «The Adoration of Christ» by Lucas Cranach the Elder. Objects such as the «bureau mécanique» formerly owned by... [Lire la suite]