05 avril 2021

Van Dyck, Lippi, Savery and Waldmüller sell for strong prices in Koller's Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings auction

Lot 3027. Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599–1641 London), St Jerome in the Wilderness. Oil on panel, 47.1 × 40.4 cm. Estimate upon request. Sold for CHF 2 443 300. Courtesy Koller ZURICH.- Koller's Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings auction in Zurich on 26 March registered robust prices, with highly competitive bidding for many of the top lots, despite the fact that the sale had to be held without in-person bidding. Anthony van Dyck's St Jerome in the Wilderness, a fascinating,... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2021

From Titian to van Dyck: Koller's Old Master auction features works by great names of Renaissance and Baroque art

ZURICH.- The Old Master Paintings auction on 26 March features works by an 'all-star' selection of artists, including a powerful painting of St Jerome in the wilderness by Anthony van Dyck (lot 3027, estimate upon request). This small-format work is remarkable for its virtuoso, free-flowing execution. Painted when the young van Dyck was still in Peter Paul Rubens's workshop, the work seems to correspond with one mentioned in the elder artist's estate, and so may have been a part of Rubens's personal collection. Lot... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2020

Sotheby's to offer Hester Diamond's pioneering Old Masters collection in New York this January

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Jörg Lederer (Füssen or Kaufbeuren circa 1470-1548/50 Kaufbeuren) South German, Kaufbeuren, Saint Sebastian, circa 1515-1520. Estimate $600,000–1,000,000; Aurelio Lombardo (Venice 1501 - 1563 Recanti), Dido, circa 1525. Estimate $400,000–600,000; Giovanni di Niccolò de Lutero called Dosso Dossi, The Sicilian Games; The Plague at Pergamea. Estimate $3,000,000–5,000,000; Pieter... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2020

Studi & Schizzi à la Fondation Custodia

La Fondation Custodia présente 85 des 600 dessins italiens qu’elle conserve et qui furent collectionnés en grande partie par Frits Lugt, en l’espace d’un demi-siècle seulement. Le public peut découvrir des œuvres exécutées par des artistes de la Renaissance au Baroque, parmi lesquels Filippino Lippi, Andrea del Sarto, Federico Barocci, les Carracci, Palma il Giovane ou encore Guercino. Dans la préface du catalogue Le Dessin italien dans les collections hollandaises (1962), Lugt présentait l’acte de dessiner comme une... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2019

Les Beaux-Arts de Paris rendent hommage à Léonard de Vinci et ses contemporains

Léonard de Vinci (Vinci, 1452 - Amboise, 1519), Études de balistique, Plume et encre brune. H. 0,200 ; L. 0,280 m. Inv. n° EBA 423 PARIS - Les Beaux-Arts de Paris rendent hommage à Léonard de Vinci et ses contemporains, en exposant trente dessins de maîtres de la Renaissance italienne, témoignant des pratiques d'atelier de la fin du XVe siècle et du début du XVIe siècle. À cette occasion, les Beaux-Arts de Paris présentent pour la première fois un ensemble de chefs-d'oeuvre in situ, dont... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2018

First look at works coming to TEFAF Maastricht 2018

HELVOIRT.- TEFAF Maastricht will present more than 280 of the world’s finest art, antiques and design dealers, who will bring their very best pieces to the 2018 edition of the Fair. The Fair provides an unrivalled draw for private collectors, museum curators, art market professionals and art lovers from many different countries. TEFAF Maastricht is the world’s leading art and antiques fair, and its international reputation is reflected in the range and quality of the rare works of art for sale at the Fair, which is held in... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2015

"Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns" at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Attributed to Jacquemart de Hesdin and others, Sketchbook Formed of Six Panels of Prepared Boxwood, open to Women and Wild Men, c. 1390-1400, model book with drawings in metalpoint (probably silverpoint) on prepared boxwood, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906. WASHINGTON, DC.- In the first comprehensive exhibition on the evocative medium of metalpoint—the art of drawing with a metal stylus—some 100 works showcase the surprising range of effects created by master draftsmen for... [Lire la suite]
05 août 2013

Filippino Lippi (c. 1457-1504), The Meeting of Joachim and Anne outside the Golden Gate of Jerusalem, 1497

Filippino Lippi (c. 1457-1504), The Meeting of Joachim and Anne outside the Golden Gate of Jerusalem, 1497. KMSsp40. National Gallery of Denmark Filippino Lippi first studied under his father, Filippo Lippi (1406-1469), and subsequently under Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510), whose influence is evident in the elegant figures and the linear style. The painting, which belongs to Lippi’s mature period, depicts a scene from Jacopo da Voragine’s (c. 1230-1298) Legenda Aurea(The Golden Legend). The motif We are brought into... [Lire la suite]
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