31 mars 2017

Christie's announces highlights from its Classic Week in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Classic Week in New York, which brings together five auctions: Old Masters, Sculpture, Antiquities, The Exceptional Sale of decorative arts and Classical Japanese and Korean Art. Highlights include paintings by Hugo van der Goes, Govaert Flinck and Nicolas Lancret. They are accompanied by an Anatolian Marble Stargazer from The Guennol Collection, a Greek Bronze Chalcidian helmet, an iron articulated dragon, Hokusai’s iconic image In the Well of the Great Wave off Kanagawa, a 17th-century... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2013

Govaert Flinck (1615 - 1660), A portrait of a boy, Amsterdam, 1640

Govaert Flinck (1615 - 1660), A portrait of a boy, Amsterdam, 1640, oil on canvas. Purchased 1940 (No.40.8. The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. This engaging portrait possibly shows David Leeuw who would have been about eight years old in 1640.  He was related to the artist and was the son of a wealthy businessman and art collector.  The full-length pose and the boy’s fashionable dress indicate that he is the heir to wealth and position. Flinck was a pupil of Rembrandt in the mid-1630s.  The landscape, with its low... [Lire la suite]
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