28 mai 2019

mumok opens 'Vertigo. Op Art and a History of Deception 1520-1970'

Guido Reni, Umkreis, Jesus und Maria, first half of 17th century. Oil on wood, 33,5 x 26,5 cm © Sammlung Werner Nekes. VIENNA.- Of all the groundbreaking art movements of the 1950s and 60s, Op Art has received the least amount of attention to date. It has often been discounted as too spectacular and showy and therefore not very profound. But this attitude fails to recognize Op Art’s unique ability to raise our awareness for the ambivalence of reality as it tangibly demonstrates that perception is far from objective but rather... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2017

Christie's announces Sales of Old Master & British Drawings and Old Masters Prints

Lot 75. Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746-1828 Bordeaux), A hunter with his dog in a landscape, numbered by the artist '96' and with number in pen and ink '42' (Madrazo album III), point of the brush and brown ink, scraping, fragmentary watermark crest surmounted by a cross, 8 x 5½ in. (20.2 x 14.1 cm.). Estimate $600,000-800,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of Old Master & British Drawings on January 24 followed by the... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2017

Seven Centuries from the Woodner Collections Celebrated at National Gallery of Art, March 12–July 16, 2017

Benvenuto Cellini, A Satyr, 1544/1545, pen and brown ink with brown wash over black chalk on laid paper; laid down, with framing line in brown ink, overall: 41.6 x 20.3 cm (16 3/8 x 8 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Woodner Collection, Patrons' Permanent © 2016 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC—Ian Woodner assembled an extraordinary collection of over 1,000 old master and modern drawings, making him one of the 20th century's most important collectors. More than 150 works from his... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2015

Meant to Be Shared: Selections from the Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints at the Yale University Art Gallery

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch, 1606–1669, Old Man with a Divided Fur Cap, 1640. Etching and drypoint, sight in frame (trimmed to plate): 14.9 x 13.5 cm (5 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.). The Arthur Ross Collection, 2012.159.2. Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery. The Yale University Art Gallery is delighted to announceMeant to Be Shared: Selections from the Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints at the Yale University Art Gallery, an exhibition presenting highlights of the more than 1,200 prints donated to the Gallery in... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2014

Paire d'encoignures, Travail italien, probablement Rome, fin du XVIIIème siècle d'apres une gravure de Giovanni Battista Piranes

Paire d'encoignures, Travail italien, probablement Rome, fin du XVIIIème siècle d'apres une gravure de Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan. En bois sculpté, peint crème et doré, dessus de marbre gris restauré, la ceinture à décor de trois masques féminins retenant une guirlande de laurier, les deux montants avant en console surmontés de têtes de bélier, les deux montants arrière en forme d'arcs entrelacés à motif de frise de perles et frises d'acanthe réunies par de guirlandes de laurier.... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2011

A major landscape by painter Antonio Joli donated by the Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado

Antonio Joli (Modena, 1700 – Naples 1777), View of Queen Maria Amalia of Saxony at the Arch of Trajan in Benevento, Ca.1759. Oil on canvas, 77.5 x 131cm., Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, Donation of the FAMP MADRID.- The Museo del Prado is presenting this new donation in the form of a small exhibition of twelve works shown alongside View of Queen Maria Amalia of Saxony at the Arch of Trajan in Benevento, an architectural landscape executed in 1759 by the set painter and vedutista Antonio Joli (Modena, 1700 – Naples, 1777). The... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2011

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Venise 1720- Rome 1778) « Veduta della piazza e Basilica di S. Giovanni in Laterano (1775) »

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Venise 1720- Rome 1778) « Veduta della piazza e Basilica di S. Giovanni in Laterano (1775) ». photo Osenat Fontainebleau Eau-fote riginale, signée « Cavalier Piranesi F. » 48 x 69.5 cm Rare et premier tirage - Estimation : 1500/2000€ Osenat Fontainebleau . Dimanche 3 Avril à 14h15.  5, rue Royale 77300 Fontainebleau. Tél. : 01.64.22.27.62 - Fax : 01.64.22.38.94 - Email :  contact@osenat.com
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23 juin 2010

Vedute de Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Veduta di piazza Navona sopra le rovine del circo Agonale (Hind 108, Ier état / IV). Haut. : 46,5 - Larg. : 70cm. Eau-forte. Très belle épreuve avant les numéros ajoutés. Pliure verticale médiane et quelques autres plis verticaux. Bonnes marges. Cadre. Estimation : 600 / 800 € Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Veduta in prospettiva della grand- fontana dell aqua ...detto di trevi. (Hind 104). Haut. : 45 - Larg. : 70 cm. Eau-forte. Très belle épreuve légèrement jaunie en première édition de Paris.... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2010

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, "Veduta dell Interio dell Ansiteatro Flavio" and "Altra Veduta del Tempo della Sibilla in Tivoli"

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778), "Veduta dell Interio dell Ansiteatro Flavio" and "Altra Veduta del Tempo della Sibilla in Tivoli" photo Bonhams copper engravings, the latter trimmed and laid down. 44 x 67cm. (2) - Sold for £624 Bonhams. Pictures, Furniture & European & Oriental WOA, 17 Mar 2010. Oxford www.bonhams.com
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20 février 2010

"The Printmaker’s Art" @ National Gallery of Scotland

Albrecht Durer, "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" from "The Apocalypse Revelation of Saint John the Divine". Woodcut on paper: 39.20 x 28.20 cm (to edge of block). National Gallery of Scotland. EDINBURGH.- A collection of iconic prints, by some of the finest European artists of the past 500 years, will be on show at the National Gallery of Scotland this spring. "The Printmaker’s Art" will highlight the enormous skill of artists such as Rembrandt, Piranesi, Hogarth, Manet and Whistler, and will... [Lire la suite]