05 décembre 2018

Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael, A Haarlempje: a panoramic view of Haarlem and the bleaching fields seen from the north-west

Lot 13. Jacob Isaacksz. van Ruisdael (1628-1682), A Haarlempje: a panoramic view of Haarlem and the bleaching fields seen from the north-west, signed lower left: JvRuisdael oil on canvas, 53.5 x 67.5 cm.; 21 1/8  x 26 5/8  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,650,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Possibly Le Bas Courmont sale, Paris, 1792; Héris of Brussels, acting for Colonel Biré; By whom sold, Paris, Paillet, 25–26 March 1841, lot 20, for 6,750... [Lire la suite]
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12 octobre 2017

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to receive landmark gifts of Dutch and Flemish art

Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON, MASS.- Today, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announces that Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo and Susan and Matthew Weatherbie have made a commitment to give their exceptional collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art to the Museum—a donation that will constitute the largest gift of European paintings in MFA history. The Boston-area collectors plan to give the MFA not only their art collections, but also a major research library and funding to establish a Center for... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2016

Great provenance & broad spectrum of buyers drive Old Masters Sale

Lot 12. Lorenzo Lotto (1480-1556), Portrait of an architect, possibly Giovanni Dal Coro, oil on canvas, 86 x 120 cm. Est. £200,000-300,000 / €224,000-336,000 / $246,000-369,000. Sold for £416,750 ($526,980) (€489,763) to a UK Private. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- “Key to tonight’s success was the extraordinary provenance of a large proportion of the sale, with many of the works coming to the market for the first time, not just in decades but in centuries. The hunger of the market for such... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

Ketterer Kunst announces results of Auction of Fine Art from the 15th to the 19th Century

Frans van Mieris d. Ä. (1635 Leiden - 1681 Leiden), Zugeschrieben - Interieur mit zwei Damen. Ca. 1670. Chalk drawing. Inscribed and dated in upper margin by a hand other than that of the artist. On laid paper. 11,5 x 8 cm (4,5 x 3,1 in), the full sheet. Verso with figure sketches as well as an illegible collector's stamp. [CB]. Estimate: 400 EUR / 556 $. Sold for 82,960 EUR / 115,314 $.  MUNICH.- The auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th Century in Munich made for a successful commencement... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2013

Frist Center hosts Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age: Highlights from the Detroit Institute of Arts

Frans Hals (Dutch, ca. 1582/1583–1666). Portrait of Hendrik Swalmius, 1639. Oil on oak panel, 11 x 8 1/4 in. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit and Founders Society Joint Purchase, 49.347. NASHVILLE, TN.- Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age: Highlights from the Detroit Institute of Arts will open at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts on February 1, 2013. Drawn entirely from the superb collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, this exhibition presents works of the great Dutch masters including Frans Hals, Rembrandt van... [Lire la suite]