26 juin 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

Saint John the Baptist, c. 1500. Attributed to Jan Crocq (Netherlandish, Antwerp, active at the Court of René II, Duke of Lorraine, at Nancy and Bar-le-Duc, 1486–1510). Limestone; 163 x 59 x 40 cm (64 1/4 x 23 3/8 x 15 3/4 in). The Cleveland Museum of Art. CLEVELAND, OH.- The Cleveland Museum of Art’s recent acquisitions include a medieval limestone sculpture of Saint John the Baptist by Jan Crocq, six Pre-Columbian objects from the South American Andes, three Japanese Edo period porcelain dishes, and a monumental photograph... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2014

Sotheby's to sell magnificent 15th century chandelier dating to the 15th century

  Kappelkrone (Tabernacle Chandelier), copper alloy, South Netherlandish or German, probably Dinand or Nuremberg, late 15th century. Estimate: £200,000-300,000. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Sotheby’s London sale of Old Master Sculpture & Works of Art on 10 July 2014 will be led by a magnificent Gothic chandelier dating to the closing decades of the 15th century which finds a tantalisingly direct parallel in Jan van Eyck’s celebrated oil painting The Arnolfini Portrait in the National Gallery, London. Estimated at... [Lire la suite]