16 janvier 2021

Masterpieces by Botticelli and Rembrandt anchor Sotheby's Masters Week in NY

Property from an Important Private Collection. Lot 15. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli (Florence 1444/5 – 1510), Portrait of a young man holding a roundel, inscribed on the reverse, center: 404 (a number from an as yet unidentified inventory, possibly from the 17th or 18th century); on a label, top center: D'Alessandro Botti/ cello Fiorentino.; upper right corner and lower center: 12./ di Sandro/ Botticello/ BORN AT FLORENCE IN 1437./ DIED IN... [Lire la suite]

15 janvier 2021

Christie's to offer Old Master & British Drawings including property from The Cornelia Bessie Estate

Lot 53. Jean-Étienne Liotard (Geneva 1702–1789), Portrait of Philibert Cramer, with period frame and glass pastel on blue paper, mounted on canvas, 25 x 21¼ in. (63.5 x 53.8 cm). Estimate: $400,000-600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s online auction Old Master & British Drawings including property from The Cornelia Bessie Estate will be offered for sale 14-28 January and will feature works from the 15th to the 19th centuries, with a particular focus on drawings by some of the greatest... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

Sotheby's Masters Week kicks off with record-setting sales for Tiepolo, Mantegna & more

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s annual Masters Week sale series kicked off yesterday in New York, with 142 paintings and drawings sold across two auctions for an overall total of $76.2 million.The day began with Andrea Mantegna’s drawing of The Triumph of Alexandria selling for $11.7 million – a new world auction record for a drawing by the artist. This result helped propel the Old Master Drawings sale to a total of $15.1 million, which marks a new record for an Old Master Drawings sale at Sotheby’s worldwide—the second year in... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2020

Christie’s présente ses "Journées du Dessin", Vente Dessins anciens et du XIXe, le 25 mars 2020

© Christie’s Image Ltd 2020 Paris – Dans le cadre de la Semaine du Dessin, la maison Christie’s est heureuse de proposer cette année encore ses « Journées du Dessin » qui se dérouleront le 25 pour le dessin ancien et le 26 mars, pour les œuvres modernes sur papier. Elles précéderont les ventes d’art impressionniste et moderne, comprenant également la vente de la Collection de Greta Stroeh, « Hommage à Arp », le 26 mars. Avec plus d’une centaine d’œuvres sur papier allant du XVIe à la... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2020

Exhibition brings together more than 100 works from Richard and Mary L. Gray's collection

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. The Head of a Young Man in Profile to the Left (detail), 1749/50. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Richard and Mary L. Gray. CHICAGO, IL.- Highlighting one of the most important gifts in the history of the Prints and Drawings department, Pure Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art from the Gray Collection brings together more than 100 works from celebrated art dealer Richard Gray and art historian Mary L. Gray. Assembled over nearly 50 years, the Gray Collection encapsulates a long and... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2019

MASTERLY! 4 Centuries of Drawing and Painting at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam

  Camille Pissarro, Les Coteaux d'Auvers (The hills of Auvers), 1882, Oil on canvas, collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Donation: Rotterdam art friends 1917. Rotterdam - 'Masterly!’ will be presenting a grand retrospective of  four centuries of paintings and drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen collection. In over 150 works, the exhibition showcases the mastery of 27 artists who all excel in both art forms. It features work by famous masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Delacroix,... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2019

Christie's to offer Old Master & British drawings including works from the collection of Jean Bonna

From the Collection of J.E. Safra. Lot 75. Giovanni Antonio Canal, Il Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768), View of the South front of Warwick Castle, detail. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Old Master & British Drawings Including Works from the Collection of Jean Bonna will take place on January 28 in New York. The auction offers a wide variety of works on paper covering over five hundred years from approximately 1480 to the mid-19th Century. Comprised of 129 lots,... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2019

Painting by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo to headline Sotheby's Master Paintings Evening Sale

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Madonna of The Rosary with Angels. Signed and dated on the pedestal: JOA. BATTA: TIEPOLVZ.F. / ...1735, oil on canvas, 96¾ by 61½ in.; 246 by 156 cm. Estimate in excess of $15 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that one of the greatest works by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo remaining in private hands will be offered as the headline work in their Master Paintings Evening Sale in New York on 29 January 2020. Painted in 1735, The Madonna of the Rosary with Angels is an... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2019

Bequest of Trustee Emerita and Longtime Patron Jayne Wrightsman to the Met

Jayne Wrightsman, wearing a satin gown by Givenchy, on a Louis XV cut-velvet sofa in her New York apartment. Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Vogue, October 1, 1966 (Cecil Beaton / Vogue; © Condé Nast) NEW YORK - The historic bequest includes over $80 million and more than 375 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, decorative art objects, and rare books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced an exceptional bequest of over 375 works from the late Jayne Wrightsman (1919-2019), Trustee Emerita and one of the most... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2019

'Tiepolo. the best painter in Venice' at Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Saint James the Elder, detail, 1749-50, Budapest, Szépművészeti Múzeum, © Budapest Szépművészeti Múzeum - Museum of Fine Arts Budapest 2019 Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770) was celebrated by his contemporaries as »the best painter in Venice«. Born in Venice, he rose to become one of the most important artists of the 18th century, who was as sought after in Italy as in Würzburg and Madrid. On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of his death, the Staatsgalerie is... [Lire la suite]
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