11 janvier 2019

Sotheby's unveils the full contents of The Female Triumphant sale

  Artemisia Gentileschi, Saint Sebastian Tended By Irene, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 by 50 3/8 in.; 101 by 127.5 cm. Estimate $400/600,000. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled the full contents of The Female Triumphant – a group of masterworks by 14 trailblazing female artists from the 16th through the 19th centuries, which they will offer across the Masters Week sales this January in New York. Calvine Harvey, Specialist in Sotheby’s Old Master Paintings Department in New York, commented: “Over the... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2018

Fede Galizia, A glass compote with peaches, jasmine flowers, quinces, and a grasshopper

Lot 42. Fede Galizia (Milan 1578 - 1630), A glass compote with peaches, jasmine flowers, quinces, and a grasshopper, oil on panel, 12 by 17 in.; 30.5 by 43.2 cm. Estimate $2,000,000 - $3,000,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Silvano Lodi, Campione d'Italia; By whom sold, New York, Christie's, 6 April 2006, lot 55; There acquired. Exhibited: Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Italian still life painting from four centuries, The Silvano Lodi collection, June... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2018

Fede Galizia, Still life of peaches, jasmine, and a spray of hyacinth in a metal fruit stand, with tulips and hazelnuts...

Lot 43. Fede Galizia (Milan 1578 - 1630), Still life of peaches, jasmine, and a spray of hyacinth in a metal fruit stand, with tulips and hazelnuts in the hull, all on a stone ledge, oil on panel, 12 1/4  by 17 in.; 31 by 43 cm. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Nygh collection, Rotterdam;Campagnano collection, Florence, by 1964;Anonymous sale, Milan, Porro & C., 26 May 2004, lot 36.  Exhibited: Naples,... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2018

Sotheby's Master Paintings Evening Sale to offer paintings spanning from the 14th - 19th century

 NEW YORK, NY.- An exceptional selection of European paintings, spanning from the 14th to the 19th centuries will be offered in Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Master Paintings on 1 February 2018 in New York. Highlighting the annual Masters Week sale series, the Evening Sale exhibition will be on public view in Sotheby’s New York galleries beginning 26 January.  The February sale features a rare and striking portrait of Cristoforo Segni, Maggiordomo to Pope Innocent X, painted and signed by Velazquez and Cremonese... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2016

Fede Galizia (1578–1630) Judith with the head of Holoferness, detail.

Fede Galizia (1578–1630) Judith with the head of Holoferness, detail.
05 juillet 2015

Fede Galizia (Milan 1578 – 1630), A Crystal fruit stand with peaches, quinces, and jasmine flowers

Fede Galizia (Milan 1578 – 1630), A Crystal fruit stand with peaches, quinces, and jasmine flowers, signed with monogram lower left: · FG · and dated lower right: 1607, oil on poplar panel, 31.2 by 42.5 cm.; 12 1/4  by 16 3/4  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired in Berlin in the 1920s by a European private collector;Private collection, Switzerland;Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1986. ... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2012

Ecole Italienne du 17ème siècle, atelier de Fede Galizia. Corbeille de vermeil garnie de pêches et posée sur un entablement

Ecole Italienne du 17ème siècle, atelier de Fede Galizia. "Corbeille de vermeil garnie de pêches et posée sur un entablement à côté d'une branche d'oranger". Photo DUPONT & Associés Toile. 39,5 x 56 cm. Cadre empire en chêne et stuc à palmettes de la fin du 18ème. Lot n° 381 - Estimation : 3000/4000€ Une version très proche de notre tableau est donnée à Panfilo Nuvolone (cf: Gianluca et Ulisse BOCCHI: Naturaliter, nuovi contributi alla natura morta in Italia settentrionale e Toscana tra XVII... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2010

Women Artists of the Renaissance

Renaissance Europe was not a promising place for female artists to emerge. Women were expected to marry and have children, and those who did work were not welcomed into male-dominated professions. In fact women were unable to even receive formal art training (a cornerstone of which was the study of the nude).But some did emerge. Privately taught, often by their fathers who were drafting them into the family business, and talented enough to gain commissions on merit alone, some women successfully made a living as artists.Here are ten... [Lire la suite]