31 janvier 2017

Old masters at the Ashmolean

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Saskia in Bed. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Raphael (1483-1520), Self Portrait. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Leonardo da Vinci (1467-1519), A Maiden with a Unicorn. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Lucas van Leyden (1489/94-1533), St Jerome. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Study of a Woman, Seen from the Back. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Ignace-Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904), A Woman Sewing. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum James Mallord William Turner... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2014

Andrew Clayton-Payne at Master Drawings and Sculpture Week

John Robert Cozens (1752 -1797), On the Coast of Posillipo near the Point from Marechiaro, Italy. Pencil and watercolour, 9 ¼ x 14 5/8 inches (23.5 x 37.2 cm). Andrew Clayton-Payne. Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week Provenance: William Beckford, by whom commissioned Francis Towne (1739 – 1816), Castello Madamo, above the Anio, near Tivoli, Italy. Pen and grey ink and watercolour, 9 ¼ x 12 ¾ inches (23.5 x 32.4cm). Andrew Clayton-Payne. Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week ... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2014

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany

Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840), Moonlit landscape, c. 1808. Watercolour on paper, 232 x 365 mm.The Morgan Library & Museum LONDON - Organised as a collaboration between The Courtauld Gallery and The Morgan Library & Museum in New York, this exhibition explores aspects of Romantic landscape drawing in Britain and Germany from its origins in the 1760s to its final flowering in the 1840s. Bringing together twenty-six major drawings, watercolours and oil sketches from both collections by artists... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2010

Five records for "An Exceptional Eye: A Private British Collection" sale @ Sotheby's

John Robert Cozens (1752 - 1797), The Lake of Albano and Castel Gandolfo. photo Sotheby's watercolour over pencil, 43.3 by 62 cm.; 17 by 24 1/2 in. Est. 500,000—700,000 GBP. Lot Sold 2,393,250 GBP to Private Collector. RECORD FOR THE ARTIST AT AUCTION. Commenting on the sale, Emmeline Hallmark, Head of British Paintings and Watercolours at Sotheby’s, said: “The very successful result of this sale is a wonderful testimony not only to the discerning eye of this extraordinary collector, but also to Henry Wemyss (1956‐2010),... [Lire la suite]