27 septembre 2015

Deux collections privéesde tableaux et dessins anciens et du 19e siècle à l'honneur chez Artcurial, le 13 novembre

Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Portrait d’homme en chasseur, 1725, Huile sur toile, Collection « Rue Galliera », Est : 200 000 - 300 000 € / 223 000 – 334 000 $ PARIS – La prestigieuse vente de Tableaux et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle du 2e semestre aura lieu pendant la 5e édition du Salon Paris Tableau (13-16 novembre 2015), le 13 novembre chez Artcurial. Elle sera dominée par deux collections privées. La première "Rue Galliera" comprend un important ensemble de tableaux français du XVIIIe siècle ainsi qu’un... [Lire la suite]

09 avril 2012

Cicle of Joseph Marie Vien. The painter Clément dresed as the Prestre de la Loy

Cicle of  Joseph Marie Vien. The painter Clément dresed as the Prestre de la Loy. photo Sotheby's oil on canvas. 42 by 31.5cm., 16½ by 12½in. Lot 229. ESTIMATION 30,000-40,000 GBP EXHIBITED: Turkophilia, Paris 2011 LITTERATURE: Paris 2011, p. 90 NOTE DE CATALOGUE: This work relates to the print Prestre de la Loy from the series Caravanne du Sultan à la Mecque, published in 1749, which included thirty prints by Vien. As Vien explained in his dedication page, he took inspiration... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2011

Antiquity Revived: Neoclassical Art in the Eighteenth Century at the MFA in Houston

Pompeo Batoni, Academic Nude, 1765. Charcoal heightened with black and white chalk on blue-grey paper. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Rienzi Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Masterson III. HOUSTON, TX.-At the end of the 18th century, fresh archeological finds in Herculaneum and Pompeii inspired artists, intellectuals, and the public all over Europe to be newly fascinated with antiquities. “Neoclassicism” is the term given to the various classicizing movements that developed in the late 18th to early 19th centuries and... [Lire la suite]