12 avril 2021

Christie's announces highlights included in the Classic Week auctions

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces that Classic Week, a marquee series of seven live and online auctions that feature pieces from antiquity to the 20th century. Sales will be held from 8-23 April and include Old Master paintings and sculpture, European Art, Antiquities, Books and Manuscripts and two single-owner auctions, The Kagan Collection and The Elaine and Alexandre Rosenberg Collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed books. The exhibition at Christie’s Rockefeller Center will be by appointment only... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2019

National Museum of Women in the Arts unveils major collection reinstallation

Lavinia Fontana, Portrait of a Noblewoman, ca. 1580; Oil on canvas, 45 1/4 x 35 1/4 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay; Funding for the frame generously provided by the Texas State Committee. © 2019 national museum of women in the arts.   WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Museum of Women in the Arts presents a major reinstallation of its collection galleries with an expansive array of paintings, photographs and sculptures, including recent acquisitions, rarely... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2018

Rubens, Canova and Turner lead $100 million sale week in London

Harry Dalmeny fielding bids. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- This week’s sales concluded today with a combined total of £77.7 million / $102.6 million, with strong results across Old Master and British paintings and drawings, decorative arts, sculptures and antiquities spanning over two millennia. OLD MASTERS EVENING, 4 July • Total up 70% on last December. • Participants spanning four continents, with buying from Asia, Russia and Latin America. • 77.3% of lots sold. • More than half of the lots achieved... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2018

Koller Auctions announces early highlights of its March sales

ZURICH.- Among the highlights of the Old Master Paintings auction on 23 March is Bernardo Strozzi’s large-format portrait of Paolo Gregorio Raggi, governor of Corsica in 1547. The portrait was painted posthumously, sometime before 1638, and was commissioned by the Raggis, an important Genovese family, for their portrait gallery of distinguished family members, including cardinals and senators. Strozzi, who was active in Genoa and later In Venice, was one of the leading figures of the Baroque period in Italy, known for his... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2017

"Slow Food: Still Lifes of the Golden Age" opens at the Mauritshuis in The Hague

Clara Peeters (Active in Antwerpen, c.1607-1621 of later), Still Life with Cheeses, Almonds and Pretzels, c. 1615, Mauritshuis, The Hague, Purchased by the Mauritshuis with support of the Stichting Vrienden van het Mauritshuis, the BankGiro Loterij, the Vereniging Rembrandt (with help of its A.M. Roeters van Lennep Fonds, Utrechtse Rembrandt Cirkel and Caius Cirkel) and a private individual Fonds, Utrechtse Rembrandt Cirkel en Caius Cirkel) en een particulier, 2012 HE HAGUE.- From 9 March through 25 June 2017... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2016

Prado Museum opens first exhibition to be devoted to a woman painter

MADRID.- Having previously been seen in Antwerp, the Museo del Prado is now showing the The Art of Clara Peeters, an exhibition on this female painter who formed part of the first generation of European artists to specialise in still-life painting and was among the very few women to devote her professional activities to painting in early modern Europe. The presence at the Prado of this group of fifteen major works by Peeters will emphasise the achievements of this highly gifted and exquisite artist, whose known... [Lire la suite]

21 juin 2016

Sharing a table with an exceptional woman artist from the seventeenth century

Clara Peeters, Still Life with Gilt Cup, Sweets, and Pomegranate, ca. 1612. Oil on panel, 45.5 cm x 33 cm. Private collection. ANTWERP.- Clara Peeters was one of the few female artists in the first quarter of the seventeenth century and a pioneer in the development of still life as a genre. Beginning on 18 June, the Rockox House, in collaboration with the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp (KMSKA), is presenting the paintings of this talented and confident artist in Clara Peeters. Dinner is served! Having been... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2013

Clara Peeters (Antwerp 1594–after 1657 ?), Still Life of Fish and Cat, n.d.

Clara Peeters (Antwerp 1594–after 1657 ?), Still Life of Fish and Cat, n.d.; Oil on panel, 13 1/2 x 18 1/2 in. Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay. National Museum of Women in the Arts © 2012 National Museum of Women in the Arts. Clara Peeters’s considerable skill at rendering naturalistic texture and detail is on full display in Still Life of Fish and Cat. Typically called a “breakfast piece,” this type of still life realistically depicts household abundance, with no subtle moral or subtext.The reddish ceramic colander... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2013

Nature morte aux oiseaux et au faucon. Par Clara Peeters (Anvers, 1594 - vers 1640)

Nature morte aux oiseaux et au faucon. Par Clara Peeters (Anvers, 1594 - vers 1640). Photo Kohn Panneau Signé en bas à gauche : Clara P. - H. 32 cm, L. 44,2 cm - Estimation : 100 000 / 120 000 € Clara PEETERS (1594-c.1640), STILL LIFE WITH BIRDS AND HAWK Oil on panel Signed lower left: Clara P.; 12.59 in. high, 17.40 in. wide Réalisée sur panneau, cette nature morte témoigne de la virtuosité de l'artiste dans le traitement du plumage des volatiles qui sont représentés.L'œuvre présente... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2012

Clara Peeters (circa 1590 Antwerp circa 1659) Still life with Façon de Venise - glass, rummer and a candle (Allegory of a weddin

Clara Peeters (circa 1590 Antwerp circa 1659) Still life with Façon de Venise - glass, rummer and a candle (Allegory of a wedding), 1607. Photo Koller Auctions Oil on panel. Signed and dated lower left: CLARA.P.1607 (09). 23.7 x 36.7 cm. Sold for CHF 258 000 Koller Auctions. http://www.kollerauktionen.ch
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