21 octobre 2017

Top prices paid for Old Master paintings at Dorotheum auction

Lot 104. Felice Ficherelli (San Gimignano 1603–1660 Florence), Saint Praxedis, oil on canvas, 115 x 90 cm, framed. Estimate EUR 150,000 to 200,000. Price realized EUR 350,508 (USD 350,000). © Dorotheum IENNA.- Old masters are always in season – as the Dorotheum auction of 17th October 2017 once again showed, when numerous bidders vied to acquire the excellent selection of paintings at this well-attended event. The remarkable story behind the work... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2017

Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd at London Art Week 2017

Raffaellino Motta da Reggio, Codemondo (Reggio Emilia) 1550/1-1578 Rome, Portrait of a Young Woman. Pen and brown ink and wash, over traces of black and red chalk. Bears inscription in red chalk: Federigo Zucchari, 203 x 144 mm. (8 x 53⁄4 in.). Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd © 2017 London Art Week Provenance: The artist Giulio Piatti (1816-1872), Villa Piatti, Florence and by descent through the Giuliana family. Literature: Marco Simone Bolzoni, ‘The Drawings of Raffaellino Motta da Reggio', Master... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

Tomasso Brothers to present a rediscovered work by Il Guercino at TEFAF Maastricht

Giambologna (1529-1608), Julius Caesar, circa 1551. Signed on underside. Limewood, with Walnut Socle. 46cm (18 1/8 in), 51.2cm (20 ¼ in) – overall including socle. © Tomasso Brothers LEEDS.- Exceptional highlights at Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, TEFAF Maastricht 10-19 March 2017, include the earliest recorded work, and only-surviving wood sculpture by Giambologna (1529-1608); a magnificent rediscovered study of Saint Jerome in Prayer by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Il Guercino (1591-1666); a rare and... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2017

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Il Guercino, A River Landscape with a Fisherman, a City in the Background

Lot 46. Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Il Guercino (Cento 1591 - 1666 Bologna), A River Landscape with a Fisherman, a City in the Background; Red chalk; bears old numbering in pen and brown ink: 45, 207 by 297 mm; 8¼ by 11¾ in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 USD.  Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Heinrich Wilhelm Campe (L.1391, his attribution on the verso in black chalk Jon. Franz Barbieri);sale, London, Christie's, 7 July 1981, lot 155 (as Attributed to... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

Florian Härb at Master Drawings and Sculpture Week

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna), The Holy Family. Pen and brown ink, 200 x 300 mm. Executed in circa 1635-40. Florian Härb. Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week Provenance: Private collection, Italy Giovanni Maria Morandi (Florence 1622-1717 Rome), The Vision of Saint Philip Neri. Inscribed probably by the artist in black chalk (verso), Diciasette e mezzo meno un ditto / Lungo (?) sedici e mezzo in circa / Largo undici e un ditto. Black and red chalk, red wash heightened with... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2013

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Called il Guercino (1591-1666). Study of a Woman with a Hand held to her Breast

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Called il Guercino (1591-1666). Study of a Woman with a Hand held to her Breast. Brown ink and brown washes; 5 11/16 x 6 1/2 inches (145 x 165 mm). Photo courtesy Christopher Bishop Fine Art. Christopher Bishop Fine Art. Exhibiting at: Leslie Feely Fine Art, 33 East 68th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10065. Telephone: +1 212 988 0083 - 173 Main Street, Norwalk, CT 06851. Cell: +1 203 494 8853 - Email: bishopfineart@optonline.net - Website: www.oldmasterdrawingsandprints.com. Master Drawings New York.... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2012

Saint François en prière. Par Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, dit Il Guercino (Cento di Ferrara 1591 - Bologne 1666)

Saint François en prière. Par Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, dit Il Guercino (Cento di Ferrara 1591 - Bologne 1666). Photo Kohn Toile. H. 124 cm, L. 99 cm. Estimation : 100 000 / 140 000 € Né à Cento, entre Bologne et Ferrare, le « grand dessinateur et coloriste heureux » entre très vite au contact d'artistes locaux tel que Ludovic Carrache à Bologne, Bartolemeo Schedone à Parme et Scarsellino à Ferrare.Il travaille essentiellement dans sa région natale pour de nombreux commanditaires, mis à part un... [Lire la suite]
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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]
22 juillet 2010

RESULTS: Living with Design: The Collections of Walter Lees and Mr NC.

A rare cloisonné enamel model of a recumbent ram and rider. Qianlong incised four-character mark in a line and of the period (1736-95). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Finely modelled recumbent on a rectangular plinth with long curling horns, its body neatly covered in spiralling scrolls emulating fur, carrying on its back a seated figure dressed in ornate robes, 7½ in. (19 cm.) wide. Estimate £15,000 - £25,000 Sold £361,250 to an UK Trade. Provenance: Acquired from Spink & Sons Ltd., London, September 1966. ... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2010

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna) Study of Saint Matthew turned to his right

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna) Study of Saint Matthew turned to his right, reading a book. photo Bonhams black chalk on paper laid on card, 167 x 145 mm. (6 5/8 x 5 3/4 in.), unframed. Sold for £14,400 PROVENANCE:: Collection, (unrecorded blindstamp M.C./E./56)Private collection, Australia (unrecorded collector's mark P&L.W)Bonhams is grateful to Nicholas Turner for confirming the attribution of the present drawing upon firsthand inspection and for his assistance in this... [Lire la suite]
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