16 octobre 2017

‘Maximillian’ breastplate. Etched in the manner of the ‘Danube School’, Italian, circa 1520

‘Maximillian’ breastplate. Etched in the manner of the ‘Danube School’, Italian, circa 1520. Steel, 40 x 40 cm (15.7 x 15.7 in.) © Peter Finer It is conceivable that this breastplate formed part of the gift of armour from the Austrian Imperial Armoury made in about 1800 by the Emperor to Count Breuner of Vienna which is believed to have formed the nucleus of the Grafenegg collection. Formed of a strongly rounded main plate with bold angular outward turn at its straight neck-opening, movable gussets with matching... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2016

Bol à décor de bouquets et de cyprès, Turquie, Iznik, circa 1520, Empire Ottoman

Lot 73. Bol à décor de bouquets et de cyprès, Turquie, Iznik, circa 1520, Empire Ottoman.  Estimation : 3 000 € / 4 000 €. Photo Boisgirard-Antonini. Pâte siliceuse à décor bleu, blanc et turquoise sous glaçure incolore transparente. Hauteur : 8,8 ; Diamètre : 19,5 cm. Ce bol en céramique siliceuse en bleu, blanc et turquoise, est un exemple rare des premières productions de céramiques bleu-blanc Iznik utilisant la couleur turquoise. Cette couleur apparaît aux environs de 1520. Le bord extérieur est... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2016

De Jonckheere at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515-Lutherstadt Wittenberg-1586), Portraits of Martin Luther and of Philippe Melanchthon. Oil on panel, 35 x 22.5 and 35 x 23.2 cm. De Jonckheere © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Portrait of Melanchthon signed with the dragon and dated '1557' Provenance: Kolb collection, formerly Gut Pritzlow; Art trade in Hamburg in 1966; Private collection, Berlin. Master of the Holy Blood (circa 1520), Triptych with Mystical Marriage of Saint Catherine (central panel)... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2016

Giovanni della Robbia (1469-1529), Judith holding the head of Holofernes, Italian, Florence, circa 1520

Giovanni della Robbia (1469-1529), Judith holding the head of Holofernes, Italian, Florence, circa 1520, glazed terracotta, height 24 3/8  in.; 62 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Collection of Margarete Oppenheim, sold Julius Böhler 1936 Bibliography: Julius Böhler, Sammlung Frau Margarette Oppenheim, sale catalogue,  Munich, 23 April – 15 May 1936, no. 722, fig. 47 Tschermak von. Seysenegg, “Die Judith von Giovanni della Robbia”,... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2015

South German Master, circa 1520, Portrait of a young man, holding a carnation

South German Master, circa 1520, Portrait of a young man, holding a carnation. Estimated Price: CHF6,000 - CHF8,000. Photo Koller Auctions Oil on panel. 19.2 x 17.2 cm. Provenance: - Lempertz auction, Cologne, 11.11.1964, Lot 182, Plate 26 (as Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen). - Fischer auction, Luzern, 2.12.1967, Lot 2239, Plate 44 (as Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen). - Kunsthandel P. de Boer, Amsterdam, Collection 1969, No. 17 (as German School, Ulm, c.1520/30, label verso). - Stiftung Jakob Briner, Winterthur,... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2014

Superb collection of Himalayan art comes to Bonhams New York

A thirty-two-deity Guhyasamaja Mandala. Tibet, circa 1520. Distemper on cloth. Image: 20 x 17½ in. Est. $400,000-600,000. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams sale of Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art on March 17 will feature extraordinary Himalayan works of art from a Private American Collector. Presented during Asia Week in New York (March 14-22), the group's pinnacle is the stunning and near pristine Tibetan thirty-two-deity Guhyasamaja Mandala from the famed Ngor monastery painted between 1520-30 (est.... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2009

A South German Limewood Relief of Saint Sebastian, Circa 1520, Bavaria

A South German Limewood Relief of Saint Sebastian, Circa 1520, Bavaria carved in shallow relief, with right hand raised, his head tilted to the left and curly flowing hair, his left hand clutching his cloak and both hands bound to the tree behind, with holes drilled for arrows, standing upon integrally carved bracket with lobed gadroons. height 28 1/4 in.; 71.8 cm. Estimate 5,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Old Master Paintings, Including European Works of Art. 29 Jan 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy... [Lire la suite]
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