07 janvier 2019

An Italian Stone Fountain Mask, 17th Century, problably Florence

Lot 9. An Italian Stone Fountain Mask, 17th Century, problably Florence; 23 in. (58 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 7,572 - USD 12,620). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Mounted on a later ebonised wood base. Bibliography: Der Heilige Wald von Bomarzo pub Berlin 1996 Scultura del Cinquecento in Italia Meridionale by F. Negri Arnoldi Naples 1997 no.124 Das Monster-Portal am Palazzo Zuccari in Roma. Wandlungen eines Motivs vom Mittelalter zum Manierismus, Zeitschrift... [Lire la suite]

04 janvier 2019

Theunissen & de Ghellinck at BRAFA 2019, Stand 140a

Pair of Scabello, Turin, circa 1740-1750. Gilded carved wood. H 60 x W 56 x D 47 cm. © Theunissen & de Ghellinck at BRAFA 2019, Stand 140a. Similar model in the Palazzo Reale, Turin Pair of consoles, Rome, mid 18th century. Polychrome, silver and gold carved wood. H 91 x W 51 x D 30 cm. © Theunissen & de Ghellinck at BRAFA 2019, Stand 140a. Small cabinet, Florence, late 17th century. Ebony and blackened wood with hard stone and gilded bronze. H 49 x W 48... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2018

The 64th edition of BRAFA joined by 133 Belgian and international galleries

BRUSSELS.- In January, the combined art world turn their focus and attention towards Brussels and the annual edition of BRAFA, whose sixty-fourth edition will be held between Saturday, 26 January and Sunday, 3 February 2019 at the Tour & Taxis exhibition site. The 133 participating galleries and art dealers from sixteen countries have selected their most important, rarest and valuable works from their respective art specialities in order to meet the great variety of expectations from a large audience with high levels... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2018

Attributed to the Medici Grand Ducal Workshops, Panel with hunters, Italian, Florence, second half 17th-early 18th century

Lot 93. Attributed to the Medici Grand Ducal Workshops, Panel with hunters, Italian, Florence, second half 17th-early 18th century; 17 by 35.5cm., 6 5/8  by 14in., frame: 31 by 50cm., 12¼ by 19 5/8 in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 81,250 GBP. © Sotheby's. inscribed: Brought home by Revd. T. Clarke / in 1790 on the reverse interior of the frame and with a label for Bourlet Frames Ltd Est 1828pietre dure, including lapis lazuli and chalcedony, and... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Rijksmuseum acquires top art work made for the Medici family in Florence

Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511-1592), The Medici Genius, Florence, ca.1556, red wax, height 31 cm. AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum has acquired a unique Italian sculpture from 1556 on the opening day of the Tefaf. The sculpture was made by Bartolomeo Ammanati. It is an expressive preparatory wax model for the fountain in the famous Palazzo Pitti in Florence. The sculpture has been bought thanks to the BankGiro Lottery. The statue, c. 30 cm high, features a naked young man who, with his outstretched hand, holds a globe as the... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2017

Giovanni da Bologna, Mercury, Florence, before 1587

Giovanni da Bologna (1524 / 1529-1608), sculptor, Mercury, Florence, before 1587. Bronze, wood post with ebony veneer and brass inlays. H 61.8 cm; H with base 72.7 cm. Green Vault, IX 94 © Dresden State Art Collections. The Dresdner Merkur arrived in early 1587 as a diplomatic gift of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Francesco I de 'Medici, in the collection of Christians I. The Elector arrived in the year before the government could understand this attention as a sign of great appreciation, because the flying Mercury counted to the... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2017

Giovanni da Bologna, Antonio Susini, Adriaen de Vries, Sleeping nymph with satyr, Florence, before 1587

Giovanni da Bologna (1524 / 1529-1608), Sculptor; Antonio Susini (-1624), Bronze caster; Adriaen de Vries (ca. 1550), sculptor, Sleeping nymph with satyr, Florence, before 1587. Bronze, black lacquered wooden base. H total 31.5 cm H without base 20.7 cm, W 34.0 cm; Base 10.8 x 17.7 x 31.8 cm. Green Vault, IX 34 © Dresden State Art Collections. The group, which was interpreted as "Sleeping Venus" in the Baroque, picks up the theme of the little-dressed beauty that is overheard by a man while sleeping. Despite the common... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2017

Tapisserie: La Foi, Florence, vers 1702-1705

Lot 34. Tapisserie: La Foi, Florence, vers 1702-1705. Estimation 80 000 € / 100 000 €. Photo: Kohn Carton d’Antonio Bronconi (documenté à Florence entre 1700 et 1733) réalisé entre 1701 et 1702. Partiellement recopié d’un modèle de 1523 d’Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530). Laine et soie, 358 x 302 cm. Bibliographie: Nello Forti Grazzini, Il Patrimonio artistico del Quirinale, Gli Arazzi, ed. Electa, Rome. Note: La Foi, l’une des trois Vertus théologiques, est représentée sous les traits d’une figure... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2017

"Pietra Paesina" Cabinet, Renaissance, Florence, 17th century.

Lot 1024. "Pietra Paesina" Cabinet, Renaissance, Florence, 17th century. Estimate CHF 100 000 / 200 000 (€ 92 590 / 185 190). Photo: Koller. Ebonized wood, exquisitely inlaid with "Pietra Paesina" marble as well as with brass and tin fillets. Rectangular body with scrolled top and handles on the side, on a straight frame with spherical feet, on a later console table from the 19th century with 4 pillars and spherical feet. Structured front with central drawer "en fausse porte" between 3 drawers, with... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2016

Crucifix, Louis Siries, Florence, c. 1746

Crucifix, Louis Siries, Florence, c. 1746, lapis lazuli, gold © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
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