27 juillet 2019

“From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”. Old and new masters united in the Alte Pinakothek

Friedrich Overbeck, "Vittoria Caldoni", 1821, Oil on canvas, 89,5 x 65,8 cm, Inv. Nr. WAF 757 © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, München/Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds (WAF). MUNICH.- Good news for all those missing the Neue Pinakothek: from July 25, the most important works of the nineteenth century are on display in the Alte Pinakothek. Titled “From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”, the presentation shows around 90 paintings and sculptures that outline the broad spectrum... [Lire la suite]

29 août 2018

Christie's announces highlights from its Swiss Art Auction

Lot 71. Giovanni Giacometti (1868-1933), Frutta, 1908, unten links monogrammiert und datiert 'GG 1908', rückseitig signiert und bezeichnet'Giovanni Giacometti Stampa', Öl auf Leinwand, 44,5 x 54,5 cm. Estimate CHF 300,000 - CHF 500,000 (USD 509,134 - USD 712,788). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 ZURICH.- The Swiss Art Auction on 18 September will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Christie’s Switzerland, along with celebrating the 40th anniversary of... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2013

"Decadence: Aspects of Austrian Symbolism" at the Lower Belvedere

Gustav Klimt, Sonja Knips, 1897/1898. Oil on canvas, 145 x 146 cm© Belvedere, Vienna. VIENNA.- This is the first time that the Belvedere highlights the multifaceted positions of Austrian Symbolism in a major exhibition. As a first step towards a long-overdue review of this highly significant movement in Austrian art around 1900, which has hitherto almost exclusively been analyzed from partial aspects, the show offers an overview of the development of the Symbolist approach in Austria and Central Europe. Presenting a diversified... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2008

Beautiful Views of Milan @ Sotheby's Milan

Carlo Ferrari, known as Ferrarin, Piazza delle Erbe a Verona, 1851. Oil on canvas, 115 x 93 cm, estimated value € 50,000-70,000. Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby´s. MILAN.- Veduta del cortile dell’Imperial Regio Palazzo del Governo a Milano (Veduta of the courtyard of the Imperial Royal Palace in Milan) by Giovanni Migliara is one of the most interesting 19th century paintings this December at Sotheby’s in Milan. It is a magnificent example of ‘Veduta Urbana’ ('Urban View'), a successful typology developed by the Piedmontese painter,... [Lire la suite]