09 octobre 2023

A pair of Venetian masterpieces by Canaletto leads Christie's Old Masters Part I Sale in London, December 2023

Giovanni Antonio Canal, Canaletto (1697-1768), Venice: The Mouth of the Grand Canal from the East, circa 1734. Oil on canvas, 18.1/2 by 30.7/8 in. (47 x 78.4 cm.). Estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2023. Giovanni Antonio Canal, Canaletto (1697-1768), The Molo, with the Piazzetta and the Doge’s Palace, from the Bacino, circa 1734. Oil on canvas. 18.1/2 x 30.5/8 in. (47.1 x 77.7 cm.); Estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2023. LONDON.- A pair of unpublished Venetian... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2023

Two paintings by Francesco Guardi return to Venice for exhibition at The Gritti Palace

Francesco Guardi (1712–1793), Bucintoro to San Nicolò del Lido. 2023 © Robilant+Voena LONDON.- Robilant+Voena is presenting an exhibition of two paintings by Francesco Guardi (1712–1793), in partnership with The Gritti Palace, Venice. The exhibition is open from 6 April to 18 July. Returning to Venice after three centuries in private collections, the pair of works are a testament to the enduring magnificence of La Serenissima.The paintings, Outward Voyage of the Bucintoro to San Nicolò del Lido and The Return of the... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2022

World class collection visits Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum

Canaletto, View on the Grand Canal: From the Palazzo Bembo to that of Grimani Calerghi, now Vendramini, 1730s. Oil on canvas. © From the Woburn Abbey Collection. With kind permission of The Duke of Bedford and the Trustees of the Bedford Estates.  WORCESTER.- Canaletto: A Venetian’s View arrived at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum on 1 October until 7 January 2022. The exhibition celebrates the wonderful work of Canaletto, featuring stunning paintings on loan from the Woburn Abbey... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2020

Old Master paintings brought together for the first time in landmark gallery exhibition

LONDON.- Spectacular paintings widely recognised as among the highlights of the Royal Collection – including works by Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Canaletto – have gone on display together in a gallery exhibition for the first time. Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace, opening at The Queen’s Gallery in London tomorrow (Friday, 4 December), brings together 65 of the most treasured paintings that usually hang in the Picture Gallery, one of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. The exhibition gives... [Lire la suite]
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]