06 août 2018

Botticelli among treasures at the Chazen Museum of Art's 'Life, Love & Marriage in Renaissance Italy'

Master of Charles of Durazzo (active 1370–1420, Florence) Panel from a Marriage Chest (cassone) with Story of Torello and Saladin, ca. 1380–90, tempera and molded and gilded gesso on panel, 20 1/8 x 49 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (51 x 125 x 6 cm), collection of Museo Stibbert, Florence, Italy, Inv. 16201. MADISON, WI .- Drawing on a selection of outstanding panels and complete cassoni—elaborately decorated wedding chests—together with textiles, majolica ware, paintings and other domestic items, this exhibition explores and... [Lire la suite]

29 mars 2017

Remarkable Tuscan Renaissance Cassoni to be offered in Christie’s Old Masters Evening Sale, 6 July 2017

Giovanni Toscani (Florence 1370/80–1430). Scenes from the tale of Ginevra and Bernabò of Genoa and Ambrogiuolo of Piacenza (Boccaccio, Decameron): a cassone front, tempera and gold on panel. Estimate: £700,000–1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ld 2017 London – Christie’s Classic Week will present a remarkable collection of Tuscan Renaissance Cassone panels as part of the Old Masters Evening Sale on 6 July 2017. The collection, comprising nine panels in total, is incredibly rare to the market.  Typically... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2015

Three parts of recently conserved masterpiece reunited after untold centuries for special exhibition

Digital composite of: Taddeo Gaddi, Madonna and Child Enthroned with Ten Saints: Maestà with the inner shutters (sportelli) from a triptych: Annunciation and Nativity; Crucifixion, ca. 1330–34. Tempera, gesso, gold leaf and traces of silver on panel. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Thomas Jefferson Bryan; The Alana Collection. NEW YORK, NY.- The New-York Historical Society's jewel-like, early Renaissance painting Madonna and Child Enthroned with Ten Saints: Maestà is back on Central Park West for a special exhibition this... [Lire la suite]