24 juin 2016

Sotheby's London Old Masters Evening sale to offer masterworks by Panini and Vernet

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691 - 1765 Rome), Rome, a view of the Forum looking towards the Capitol, 1751 (detail), signed with initials and dated on a fragment of masonry, lower left: I. P. P. 1751, oil on canvas, 57.8 x 94 cm.; 22 3/4  x 37 in. Estimate £1,000,0001,500,000 / €1,280,000-1,920,000 / $1,460,0002,180,000. Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- It is hard to imagine a place richer in artistic influence than Rome in the 1750s. With its glorious monuments from Antiquity, masterpieces of... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2013

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Plaisance, 1691 - Rome, 1765), Vue du Forum romain

 Giovanni Paolo Panini (Plaisance, 1691 - Rome, 1765), Vue du Forum romain. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Huile sur toile (Restaurations); 67 x 119 cm (26,13 x 46,41 in.) - Estimation : 120 000 / 180 000 €'VIEW OF THE FORUM ROMANUM', OIL ON CANVAS, BY G. P. PANINIProvenance : Galerie François Heim, Paris, en 1959, n° 26 du catalogue ;Acquis auprès de celui-ci par René Küss ;Vente anonyme ; Londres, Christie's, 7 décembre 2006, n° 17 (invendu) ;Resté dans la famille du professeur René... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2012

"Rembrandt, Rubens and the Golden Age of Painting in Europe from the Speed Art Museum" @ Dixon Gallery and Garden

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (French, 1749 -1803), Portrait of Madame Adélaïde, about 1787. Oil on canvas, 107 3/4 x 73 3/4 in. Collection of Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY. MEMPHIS, TN.- The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is presenting an exhibition of more than 70 major works by master painters Rembrandt, Rubens, Tiepolo, Gainsborough, Hogarth and others from the renowned collection of the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. On view through April 15, Rembrandt, Rubens, and the Golden Age of Painting illustrates how the... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2011

"Architectural Paintings From Renaissance to 18th century" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid, Madrid

On 18 October the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid will be inaugurating the exhibition Architectural Paintings. From Renaissance to 18th Century. It comprises a group of more than 140 paintings from the Renaissance to the 18th century that depict buildings and cities, either as the principal motif or as the background for the depiction of other subjects. The exhibition will aim to show the visiting public the development of these architectural motifs or settings and the wide range of issues that contributed to the... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2011

14th- to 18th-century religious paintings in the collections of the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

MADRID.- Within its Permanent Collection of Old Master Paintings, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza has a group of works depicting episodes from the life of Christ, from his childhood to the period after the Resurrection. Between 2 August and 4 September and in conjunction with the celebration of World Youth Day 2011, the Museum will be presenting the exhibition Encounters. It comprises a selection of nine of the above-mentioned paintings by 14th- to 18th-century artists including Albrecht Dürer, Duccio di Buoninsegna, Giovanni Paolo... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2011

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome) , A capriccio of Roman ruins

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome) , A capriccio of Roman ruins with the Pantheon, the Temple of Antonino and Faustina, the statue of Marco Aurelio, the Trajan Column, the Temple of Fortuna Virilis, the Temple of Vesta in Tivoli and figures conversing amongst architectural fragments. Photo oil on canvas, 38 5/8 x 53¼ in. (98.1 x 135.2 cm.). Estimate £120,000 - £180,000. Price Realized £253,250 Provenance: Mary Upton Gaskell, Ingestre Hall, Cheshire; and by inheritance to her second daughter,Frances Ann Jackson,... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2011

Old Masters Meet Contemporary Artists When Bernheimer-Colnaghi Exhibits at Masterpiece London

Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691-1765), Architectural Capriccio with Figures discoursing among Roman Ruins, 1730. Oil on canvas, 99.5 x 136.5 cm. LONDON.- Bernheimer-Colnaghi will show the unusual combination of Old Master paintings and contemporary photographs at the second staging of Masterpiece London, the luxury fair that was launched to great acclaim last summer and will take place in the South Grounds of The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London SW3, from 30 June to 5 July 2011. The stand will be divided into two parts, the large... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2011

Antiquity Revived: Neoclassical Art in the Eighteenth Century at the MFA in Houston

Pompeo Batoni, Academic Nude, 1765. Charcoal heightened with black and white chalk on blue-grey paper. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Rienzi Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Masterson III. HOUSTON, TX.-At the end of the 18th century, fresh archeological finds in Herculaneum and Pompeii inspired artists, intellectuals, and the public all over Europe to be newly fascinated with antiquities. “Neoclassicism” is the term given to the various classicizing movements that developed in the late 18th to early 19th centuries and... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2011

"Italian Paintings from the 17th & 18th Centuries" @ Sperone Westwater

Giuseppe Cesari called Cavalier D'Arpino, David with the Head of Goliath, 1598, oil on canvas, 39 3/8 x 30 1/8 inches (100 x 76,5 cm). Courtesy Sperone Westwater, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- Sperone Westwater presents an exhibition of Italian Paintings from the 17th and 18th Centuries in partnership with Robilant + Voena. This survey of Italian Old Master paintings, with notable masterpieces by painters such as Canaletto (1697-1768), Cavalier d’Arpino (1568-1640), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653), and Michele Marieschi... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2010

Sotheby's to Offer Important Old Master and 19th Century Paintings From the Collection of J. E. Safra

Luca Carlevarijs, Piazzetta, Venice (detail). Estimate: $2/3 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will offer old master and 19th century paintings from the extraordinary private collection of J. E. Safra in a single-owner evening sale on 26 January 2011 in New York. The auction offers a wide range of styles and genres including Dutch, Italian and French pictures, and is highlighted by significant works from Luca Carlevarijs, Giovanni Paolo Panini and Jacopo Amigoni. The evening sale will open for exhibition on 22... [Lire la suite]