13 mars 2023

The past's treasures are not in vogue, except at this art fair

André-Charles Boulle (1642 – 1732), Chest in Boulle marquetry, Circa 1685-1700. Tortoiseshell, brass, pewter, ebony, chased and gilt bronze, 31.5 cm x 57.5 cm x 38.5 cm. Galerie Leage at TEFAF Maastrich 2023 MAASTRICHT.- The bottom right-hand corner of the jack of hearts, a playing card associated with good fortune and happiness, has been carefully cut away. The back is inscribed, in Dutch, “My burden is heavy, goodbye my dear Femke, Born 1st September 1795,” by a mother who, two centuries ago, abandoned her baby as a... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2018

Galerie Ary Jan at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 2c

Antoine Carte (Mons 1886-1954 Brussels), Annunciation, 1923. Graphite pencil and watercolour on paper mounted on canvas, 76 x 76 cm. Signed and dated lower left. © Galerie Ary Jan Provenance: William S. Stimmel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as of 1936 Literature: exhibition of paintings by Anto Carte, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1925, cat. n° 16, p. 9 Exhibition: exhibition of paintings by Anto Carte, Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1 February-19... [Lire la suite]