29 octobre 2017

Le Grand Mazarin. An Historic Coloured Diamond

Lot 600. Le Grand Mazarin. An Historic Coloured Diamond. Estimate On Request. Price realised CHF 14,375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The light pink old mine brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 19.07 carats. Accompanied by report no. 5182785154 dated 4 October 2017 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is Light Pink colour, VS2 clarity, and Diamond Type Classification letter stating that the diamond has been determined to be Type IIa. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2016

Major survey of renowned 19th-century European aristocratic portraitist opens at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Franz X. Winterhalter, Princess Leonilla of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, 1843, oil on canvas, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. HOUSTON, TX.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, opens High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter, an exhibition of some 45 paintings by Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805–1873), the most renowned portraitist of the courts of Europe during his day. Throughout the course of his career, Winterhalter captured the elegance of his aristocratic sitters with an unrivaled brilliance of technique and... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2012

Portrait of Varvara Dmitrievna Korsakova by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1858 Russia

Portrait of Varvara Dmitrievna Korsakova by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1858 Russia
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16 juin 2012

Elena Pavlovna Bibikova by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1860 Russia

Elena Pavlovna Bibikova by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1860 Russia
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03 juillet 2009

Fra Bartolommeo, Van Dyck, Marieschi and Turner lead auction of Old Masters and 19th century Art at Christie’s

Frans Hals (Antwerp 1581/5-1666 Haarlem) The Head of a Boy, oil on panel, circular, 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm.) diam. Estimate £300,000 – £500,000. photo Christie's Ltd 2009 London– Christie’s announce the inaugural Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale which will take place on 7 July 2009, and which will present important paintings, drawings and watercolours representing nearly 700 years of European history. The auction is expected to realise in excess of £15 million. Leading highlights include: - The... [Lire la suite]