20 janvier 2018

Art et Patrimoine - Laurence Lenne at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 128b

  Fransesco Xanto Avelli (Rovigo, 1487-1542), The dream of Constantin, 1538. Plate on low foot with the coat of arms of Euffreducci di Fermo, Italy, Urbino. Signed and dated, Ø 27 cm. © Art et Patrimoine Literature: J.V.G. Mallet, ‘Pottery-Painter, poet, man of the Italian renaissance’, Ed. The Wallace Collection, 2007  Two plates with the coat of arms of the Cornélius Antonius Chastelein family, Chinese export porcelain, Circa 1750. © Art et Patrimoine ... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2014

'Making Colour' offers an opportunity to discover the wide-ranging materials used to create colour in paintings

Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Self Portrait in a Straw Hat, after 1782. Oil on canvas, 97.8 x 70.5 cm. Photo: The National Gallery, London.  LONDON.- 'Making Colour', the first exhibition of its kind in the UK, offers visitors an exceptional opportunity to discover the wide-ranging materials used to create colour in paintings and other works of art. Using the National Gallery’s own paintings and loans from major UK cultural institutions, the exhibition traces the history of making colour in Western paintings, from the Middle... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2011

Renaissance masterpiece by Francesco Xanto Avelli discovered by Lyon & Turnbull

Important Italian 'Istoriato' maiolica dish by Francesco Xanto Avelli. Urbino, dated 1537. Photo Lyon & Turnbull EDINBURGH.- A rare and previously unrecorded plate by the important Maiolica artist Francesco Xanto Avelli, dated 1537, has been uncovered by Lyon & Turnbull auctioneers. The plate was discovered on a regular house valuation and is expected to realise over £100,000 at auction at Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh on the 7th December 2011. The plate is thought to have been purchased by the vendor’s family in Italy... [Lire la suite]