08 juillet 2018

What is Love? Kunsthalle Bremen presents 40 works from various eras from its collection

Carl Friedrich Demiani, Family portrait, 1806, gouache on parchment, mounted on canvas, 56.5 cm x 44.8 cm, Kunsthalle Bremen - The Kunstverein in Bremen. BREMEN.- Love is a topic that concerns everyone. The critical role that love plays in our lives is also reflected in art. The exhibition “What is Love? From Amor to Tinder” (7 July to 21 October 2018) presents around 40 works from various eras from the collection of the Kunsthalle Bremen that focus on earthly love, lovers from mythology, narcissism, eroticism... [Lire la suite]

03 juillet 2018

Major rediscovered portrait by Joseph Wright of Derby among master paintings unveiled at London Art Week

Joseph Wright of Derby, A.R.A. (Derby, 1734 – 1797), Portrait of a Young Boy with a drum inscribed with the letter “R”, c. 1780. Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 x 36 inches (69.8 x 91.4 cm). Courtesy Ben Elwes Fine Art. LONDON.- A major rediscovery from the mature period of Joseph Wright of Derby is among many important paintings being unveiled at London Art Week Summer 2018, open now through Friday 6 July at 40 galleries across Mayfair and St. James’s. Presented by Ben Elwes Fine Art, the painting by Joseph Wright of... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2014

Greenwich Collects: Wyeth, Italian Renaissance Drawings, Chinese Antiquities at Bruce Museum

Jacopo Ligozzi (Italian, 1547–1627), Head of a Woman with Elaborate Headdress. From the collection of Helen-Mae and Seymour Askin. Greenwich, CT - Greenwich is fortunate to be the one of the most active centers for the private collecting of art in the country, indeed in the world. This show serves to illustrate the diversity of three local collections. Although only a selection of a portion of their holdings, the works on view speak to the remarkable level of quality achieved and the connoisseurship their... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2012

Gaetano Gandolfi (San Matteo della Decima, Bologne 1734 - Bologne 1802), Le Christ tenté par le démon

Gaetano Gandolfi (San Matteo della Decima, Bologne 1734 - Bologne 1802), Le Christ tenté par le démon. photo Lafon Castandet Cuivre. 62,5 x 52 cm. Lot 39. Estimation : 25 000 / 35 000 € Provenance : - Collection privée, Gênes Bibliographie de référence : - Donatella Biagi Maino, Gaetano Gandolfi, Torino, 1995.- Donatella Biagi Maino, « Magistero e potestà pontificia sull'Accademia Clementina di Bologna », dans Benedetto XIV e le arti del disegno. Atti del convegno internazionale di... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2010

Master Drawings from a Distinguished Collection @ Sotheby's London

Gaetano Gandolfi, Portrait of Emidio Gandolfi, est. £80,000-120,000. photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Sales of important private collections have always been the lifeblood of the art market, returning long-hidden material into circulation and also serving as a fascinating permanent record of the taste and eye of an individual collector. In the Old Master field at least, such sales are rather less frequent now than in previous generations, so they are ever more eagerly awaited by private and institutional buyers alike. Formerly owned,... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2010

Christie's Old Masters & 19th Century Sales Series Achieve $40,858,500

Jan Brueghel II (Antwerp 1601-1678), The entry of the animals into Noah's ark (detail), oil on panel, 23 5/8 x 35 3/8 in. Estimate: $2,500,000 - $3,500,000. Price Realized: $2,882,500. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York achieved a combined total of $40,858,500/£25,191,210/ €29,051,023 in two days of sales, including the two-part auction of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolors on Wednesday and a special private collection sale, A Cabinet of Curiosities: Selections... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2010

Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours at Christie's

Sir William Orpen, R.A., R.H.A. (Stillgoran, 1878-1931 London), "In Dublin Bay: Portrait of the Artist's Wife", signed 'ORPEN'. Oil on canvas, (105.5 x 83 cm.) 41½ x 32 3/4 inches. Est. 700,000 - 1,000,000 U.S. dollars. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Following the record-breaking success of its Old Master & 19th Century Art sale in December in London, Christie’s presents its flagship New York sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors in a two-part auction on... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2009

Gaetano Gandolfi (1734 – Bologne, 1802). Étude de têtes.

Gaetano Gandolfi (1734 – Bologne, 1802). Étude de têtes. Encre brune sur papier - Exécuté vers 1775 - 1780 - Prix sur demande Notre feuille fait partie des études de têtes qui firent la renommée de Gaetano Gandolfi dessinateur. Ce type d'œuvres est issu d'une tradition bolonaise remontant au Guerchin : des dessins à la plume exécutés dans un style mêlant hachures et pointillés. L'élégance des visage et la simple utilisation de l'écriture graphique pour rendre le modelé et relief, faisaient de ces dessins des pièces très... [Lire la suite]
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