02 avril 2020

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768), Architectural Capriccio with Classical Ruins

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768), Architectural Capriccio with Classical Ruins, oil on canvas, 70 3/4 by 127 1/4 in.; 179.5 by 323.5 cm. Price Available Upon Request. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Commissioned by Count Giovanni Benedetto Giovanelli (1652–1732) and his brother Count Giovanni Paolo Giovanelli (1658–1734) for their Villa Giovanelli, Noventa Padovana;By descent within the Giovanelli family until circa 1800;Anonymous sale (‘The Property of a Gentleman’),... [Lire la suite]
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05 février 2020

Casa Museo of the Fondazione Paolo e Carolina Zani opens in Brescia

Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, called il) (Venice 1697 - 1768), The Piazzetta of Venice, detail, 1732-1738, oil on canvas. © 2020 Paolo and Carolina Zani Foundation for Art and Culture. BRESCIA.- More than eight hundred works of art, including important paintings by Canaletto, Longhi, Tiepolo, Guardi, Boucher, sculptures by Filippo Parodi, from Genoa and by Della Porta from Rome beside precious baroque and rococo furnishings mostly French and Venetian and extraordinary applied art from XVII and... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

Sotheby's Masters Week kicks off with record-setting sales for Tiepolo, Mantegna & more

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s annual Masters Week sale series kicked off yesterday in New York, with 142 paintings and drawings sold across two auctions for an overall total of $76.2 million.The day began with Andrea Mantegna’s drawing of The Triumph of Alexandria selling for $11.7 million – a new world auction record for a drawing by the artist. This result helped propel the Old Master Drawings sale to a total of $15.1 million, which marks a new record for an Old Master Drawings sale at Sotheby’s worldwide—the second year in... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2020

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768), A Venetian capriccio view of an oval church beside the lagoon

Lot 68. Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768), A Venetian capriccio view of an oval church beside the lagoon, oil on canvas; 23⅛ by 35¾ in.; 58.7 by 90.8 cm. Estimate: 700,000 - 900,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Mary, Lady Carbery (d. 1949), Castle Freke, County Cork, Ireland; Her sale et al., London, Christie’s, 4 March 1921, lot 5 (as B. Bellotto) for 40 Guineas to F. Sabin; With F. Sabin; With Julius Böhler, Lucerne and Baden Baden, 1932; From whom acquired by Thomas Harris,... [Lire la suite]
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04 janvier 2020

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, Venice, a view of the Grand Canal looking East with Santa Maria della Salute

Lot 60. Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768), Venice, a view of the Grand Canal looking East with Santa Maria della Salute, oil on canvas; 18 ¾by 31 ¼in.; 47.6 by 79.4 cm. Estimate: 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Property from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund. Provenance: With Caspari Galleries, Munich, by 1926; Where acquired by Colnaghi, London, 1926 - 27; Where acquired by Leggatt, London, 1927 - 28; Where... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2019

Trésors de l'Albertina : Dessins d'architecture à la Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine

Trésors de l'Albertina : Dessins d'architecture à la Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine. L'exposition « Trésors de l'Albertina. Dessins d'architecture » est une occasion unique de découvrir les chefs-d’œuvre de l'une des plus grandes collections d'Europe, celle de l'Albertina Museum de Vienne. Pour la première fois en France sont rassemblés des dessins de grands maîtres ayant pour thème l'architecture. Le dessin d'architecture gagne ses lettres de noblesse aux XVIe et XVIIe siècle, en même temps qu'émerge la figure de... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2019

Bequest of Trustee Emerita and Longtime Patron Jayne Wrightsman to the Met

Jayne Wrightsman, wearing a satin gown by Givenchy, on a Louis XV cut-velvet sofa in her New York apartment. Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Vogue, October 1, 1966 (Cecil Beaton / Vogue; © Condé Nast) NEW YORK - The historic bequest includes over $80 million and more than 375 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, decorative art objects, and rare books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced an exceptional bequest of over 375 works from the late Jayne Wrightsman (1919-2019), Trustee Emerita and one of the most... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2019

Auction record for a drawing by Canaletto

Lot 338. Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice, 1697-1768), The Presentation of the Doge in S. Marco. Pen and brown ink and three shades of grey wash, heightened with touches of white over black chalk within original brown ink framing lines, 381 by 550 mm. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,135,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Today, in Sotheby’s Old Master & British Works on Paper Sale, a rare drawing by Canaletto realised £3.1m/ $3.9m, setting a new auction record... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2019

Sotheby's unveils 'Treasures from Chatsworth' with Leonardo Da Vinci drawing, Lucian Freud portraits, and more

 Chatsworth House. © Chatsworth House Trust NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s New York opened its doors today to Treasures from Chatsworth – a rare, public exhibition in the United States of works from the fabled Devonshire Collection, held at historic Chatsworth House in the United Kingdom. Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. The house is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality, and has evolved... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2019

Charles Beddington Ltd at London Art Week 2019

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768), Westminster Bridge from the North with the Lord Mayor's Procession, 25 May 1750. Oil on canvas, 46.5 x 76.8 cm, Charles Beddington Ltd. © 2019 London Art Week Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768), Old Somerset House from the River Thames. Oil on chamfered mahogany panel, 57.5 x 109 cm, Charles Beddington Ltd. © 2019 London Art Week Charles Beddington Ltd. First Floor, 16 Savile Row, London,... [Lire la suite]
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