01 janvier 2019

Costermans at BRAFA 2019, Stand 123b

Abel Grimmer (Antwerp, 1573-1619), Summer haymaking. Oil on panel, 40.5 x 58 cm. © Costermans at BRAFA 2019, Stand 123b. Expertise: RKD, The Hague, image 3126 Provenance: Fievez sale, Brussels, 8 April 1930, lot 59; private collection; Christie’s Amsterdam, 8 May 1995, lot 51; private collection, France. Literature: R. de Bertier de Sauvigny, 'Jacob et Abel Grimmer catalogue raisonné', La Renaissance du Livre, Belgium, 1991, p. 265, n° 12. Cabinet of state, Attributed to Thomas Hache... [Lire la suite]

13 décembre 2017

As a Christmas present for the nation, National Gallery displays four exceptional Dutch and Flemish paintings

Adriaen Coorte, 'Still Life with a Bowl of Strawberries, a Spray of Gooseberries, Asparagus and a Plum', 1703 © The National Gallery, London. Gift from the collection of Willem Baron van Dedem, 2017  “I love to share with other people the richness and the beauty of paintings of the sixteenth and seventeenth century, which I have collected.” ('Collected and Reflected', Willem Baron van Dedem) LONDON.- Visitors to the National Gallery can from tomorrow (13 December 2017) enjoy four exceptional Dutch and... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2017

Jan van Kessel The Elder (1626 Antwerp 1679), Birds flying around a monkey

Jan van Kessel The Elder (1626 Antwerp 1679), Birds flying around a monkey. Oil on Copper, 13 x 16.5 cm © David Koetser Gallery Provenance: Private Collection, Belgium. David Koetser Gallery, Talstrasse 37, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland
06 juillet 2017

Jan van Kessel the Elder, Butterflies, moths, a dragonfly and other insects, with a spring of apple blossom

Lot 11. Jan van Kessel the Elder (Antwerpt 1626 - 1679), Butterflies, moths, a dragonfly and other insects, with a spring of apple blossom, indistinctly inscribed by a later hand on the reverse: Monser fontenoy par.../P(?)apion..fich...., oil on copper, 14 x 19.4 cm.; 5 1/2  x 7 5/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot sold 272,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Private collection, France, since the 18th century; With Johnny van Haeften, London; From whom... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2017

The Holburne Museum opens first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty

Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Wedding Dance in the Open Air, 1607–1614, oil on panel, 36.6 × 49 cm, A45, © The Holburne Museum. Photography by Dominic Brown. BATH.- The Holburne Museum announces the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty unravels the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the originality and diversity of Antwerp’s famous artistic dynasty across four generations through 29 works,... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2016

Jan van Kessel the Elder (1626 Antwerp - 1679), Allegory of the Night, ca. 1660

Lot 847. Jan van Kessel the Elder (1626 Antwerp - 1679),  Allegory of the Night, ca. 1660. Oil on copper laid on panel, 17.4 x 23.1 cm. Signed lower left. Estimate: € 70,000 to 100,000. Photo Hampel Several different nocturnal animals have gathered on a verdant promontory set against a sky at twilight. At center, slightly to the left, lies a bat protecting her silent hairless young, Which are on top of her wings. On the left-hand edge a cat hisses at another cat did... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2015

Jan Van Kessel the elder (1626 Antwerp 1679), An Allegory of Sight, A view of a collector's cabinet, circa 1660

Jan Van Kessel the elder (1626 Antwerp 1679), An Allegory of Sight, A view of a collector's cabinet, circa 1660. Estimated Price: CHF40,000 - CHF60,000. Photo Koller Auctions Oil on canvas. 64.8 x 94 cm. Expertise: Dr. Klaus Ertz, 15.2.1999.  Provenance: - Galerie Asenbaum, Vienna, 1966 (as School of Antwerp). - Christie's, London, 13.12.1991, Lot 156 (as School of Antwerp, circa 1660). - Private collection. - Sotheby's, London, 17.12.1998, Lot 116 (as School of Antwerp, circa 1660). -... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2014

World record price for Jan Gossaert’s painting “Madonna and Child” at the Swiss auction house Koller

ZURICH.- The focus of Koller's Spring Auctions was on Old Art. Among the Old Master Paintings, Koller auctioned off the painting «Mary and Child» by the Flemish painter Jan Gossaert to an international private collector for CHF 2.37 million, slightly higher than the estimate. This is a new world record for a work by this painter, reached at an auction. Depictions of Madonnas high in demand The top lot of the Old Master Paintings‘ auction on 28 March was the painting „Mary and Child“ by the important... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2014

Jan van Kessel The Elder, Tulips, roses, peonies and other flowers in a roemer. Dateable to the 1650s

Jan van Kessel The Elder, Tulips, roses, peonies and other flowers in a roemer. Dateable to the 1650s. Photo courtesy David Koetser Gallery Oil on panel, 51.9 x 37 cm. Signed in full, lower right: J.V. Kessel. f David Koetser Gallery. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014 on stand 814. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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03 décembre 2013

Studio of Jan Van Kessel the Elder (Antwerp 1626 – 1679), Four still lifes with fruits and flowers in baskets and glass vases, g

  Studio of Jan Van Kessel the Elder (Antwerp 1626 – 1679), Four still lifes with fruits and flowers in baskets and glass vases, game and vegetables, with guinea pigs. Photo Sotheby's. Quantité: 4; a set of four, all oil on copper; each: 16.3 by 21.7 cm.; 6 3/8  by 8 1/2  in. Estimation  40,000 — 60,000 GBP Typical of the studio of Jan van Kessel the Elder, these pictures show several motifs used in other works that have been previously given to the master. Most notably the deer recurs in a work that was with... [Lire la suite]
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