16 janvier 2021

Masterpieces by Botticelli and Rembrandt anchor Sotheby's Masters Week in NY

Property from an Important Private Collection. Lot 15. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli (Florence 1444/5 – 1510), Portrait of a young man holding a roundel, inscribed on the reverse, center: 404 (a number from an as yet unidentified inventory, possibly from the 17th or 18th century); on a label, top center: D'Alessandro Botti/ cello Fiorentino.; upper right corner and lower center: 12./ di Sandro/ Botticello/ BORN AT FLORENCE IN 1437./ DIED IN... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2020

Drouot to offer a recently discovered work by Jusepe de Ribera

Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652), The Mathematician. Oil on canvas, 100 × 75,5 cm. Estimate : 200 000 / 300 000 €. PARIS.- Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652) was only 20 years old when he painted this work, « The Mathematician ». The Spanish born artist was yet to achieve his renown as the great painter of Naples, the city considered to be one of the most important artistic centers of the 17th century. It is in Rome, before this Neapolitan period, in around 1610, that Ribera paints this singular and striking allegory... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2019

Jusepe de Ribera, called Lo Spagnoletto (Játiva, Valencia 1591 - 1652 Naples), Saint Judas Thaddeus

Lot 9. Jusepe de Ribera, called Lo Spagnoletto (Játiva, Valencia 1591 - 1652 Naples), Saint Judas Thaddeus, oil on canvas, 65 x 50 cm.; 25⅝ x 19¾ in. Estimate 200,000 - 300,000 GBP. Lot sold 399,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. Property from a Spanish Private Collection. Provenance: By descent in the Imperiali-Francavilla family, Naples and later Rome, to Don Andrea Imperiali, Rome; By whom sold, London, Sotheby’s, 5 July 1995, lot 72; There acquired by the father of the present... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2019

'Luca Giordano (1634-1705). Le triomphe de la peinture napolitaine' au Petit Palais

Luca Giordano, Ariane abandonnée (Ariana Abbandonata),1675-1680, 203 x 246 cm, huile sur toile, Musée de Castelvecchio, Vérone, Italie © Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio, Archivio fotografico (foto Umberto Tomba, Verona) PARIS - À partir du 14 novembre, le Petit Palais présente pour la première fois en France une rétrospective consacrée au peintre napolitain Luca Giordano (1634-1705), l’un des artistes les plus brillants du XVIIe siècle européen. L’exposition met en valeur l’exceptionnelle virtuosité de cette gloire du Seicento à... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2019

Flesh And Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum opens at Seattle Art Museum

SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum (October 17, 2019–January 26, 2020), featuring 40 Renaissance and Baroque works of art (39 paintings and one sculpture) drawn from the collection of one of the largest museums in Italy. Traveling from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, the exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see works by significant Italian, French, and Spanish artists who worked in Italy including Artemisia Gentileschi, El... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2019

The Snite Museum of Art announces long-term loan from the Cummins Family Collection of the painting St. Paul the Hermit

Jusepe de Ribera (called “lo Spagnoletto”), Spanish, 1591-1652, St. Paul the Hermit, ca. 1614-1615. Oil on canvas, 34 ¾ x 29 inches (87.5 x 73.5 cm). Image courtesy of the Cummins Family Collection. NOTRE DAME IN.- The Snite Museum of Art is pleased to announce an extraordinary long-term loan from the Cummins Family Collection of the painting St. Paul the Hermit by Jusepe de Ribera (b. 1588- d. 1656).On the occasion of announcing the loan, Dr. Joseph Antenucci Becherer, Director of the Museum, said, “The significance of... [Lire la suite]
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23 août 2019

Friends of the Ateneum centenary exhibition 'One Hundred Years of Friendship' opens in Helsinki

Jusepe de Ribera, Ecce Homo, 1644. Finnish National Gallery / Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Friends of Ateneum Collection. Photo: Finnish National Gallery / Matti Janas. HELSINKI.- The Friends of the Ateneum, which is Finland’s oldest and largest museum friends association, was founded in 1919 to support the Ateneum Art Museum. In honour of the association’s centenary, an exhibition entitled One Hundred Years of Friendship presents works of art donated and funded by the association. The exhibition is being staged in... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2019

'Baroque Pathways' Brings Rome to Potsdam

Caravaggio  (1571-1610), Narcissus, 1598/99. © Photo: Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica di Roma – Bibliotheca Hertziana, Istituto Max Planck per la storia dell’arte / Mauro Coen. Potsdam - From July 13 to October 6, 2019, Germany's Museum Barberini is presenting its first old master exhibition: Baroque Pathways: The National Galleries Barberini Corsini in Rome showcases 54 masterpieces from the collections of the Palazzo Barberini and the Galleria Corsini in Rome, among them an early work by... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2019

Sotheby's to offer most valuable Gainsborough ever to come to auction

LONDON.- This summer, Sotheby’s will present a roll-call of the greatest names in Western art history at its flagship Old Masters Evening Sale on 3 July. With an overall estimate of £4665.9m/ $59.5-83.7m, the sale next week is one of the strongest sales ever staged in this category, both in value as well as in the quality of works on offer. From some of the finest works by the three key British landscape painters remaining in private hands, to masterpieces and newly discovered works by Renaissance and Baroque masters,... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2019

Young Brueghel leads Old Master sale with elemental series

Lot 58. Jan Brueghel the Younger (Antwerp 1601-1678), The Four Elements: An Allegory of Earth; An Allegory of Water; An Allegory of Air; and An Allegory of Fire, a set of four, oil on copper 33.6 x 50cm (13 1/4 x 19 11/16in).; 32.9 x 48cm (12 15/16 x 18 7/8in).; 32.9 x 48cm (12 15/16 x 18 7/8in).; and 32.9 x 48.1cm (12 15/16 x 18 15/16in). Estimate £ 800,000 - 1,200,000 (€ 890,000 - 1,300,000). © Bonhams LONDON.- An astonishing set of four oil on copper panels by Jan Brueghel the Younger... [Lire la suite]