26 décembre 2018

Centro Culturale Candiani exhibits over 70 works from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg

VENICE.- Over 70 works from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, including 20 paintings by great sixteenth to eighteenth-century Venetian masters, which return to Venice after centuries, appear alongside drawings and paintings from the Venetian civic collections, revealing shared aspects of collecting history between Venice and St. Petersburg. Veronese, Titian, Tiepolo, Canaletto and Guardi Works never before displayed in Italy and which indeed in some cases have never left the Hermitage are on show in Mestre, including... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2018

The Cleveland Museum of Art presents "Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe"

The Bucintoro Departing from Molo (detail), 1710. Luca Carlevarijs (Italian, 1663–1730). Oil on canvas; 134.8 × 259.4 cm. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 86.PA.600.  CLEVELAND, OH.- Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe showcases outstanding masterworks by revered artists who recorded some of the most newsworthy events and impressive spectacles of eighteenth-century Europe. Whether depicting a triumphal procession, a joyous celebration, or the catastrophic eruption of a volcano, the... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2017

Minneapolis Institute of Art Presents First-Ever Exhibition to Focus on View Paintings as Depictions of Contemporary Events

Giovanni Antonio Canaletto (Italian, 1697-1768), The Grand Canal in Venice from Palazzo Flangini to Campo San Marcuola, c. 1740. Oil on canvas. Bequest of Miss Tessie Jones in memory of Herschel V. Jones. Minneapolis Institute of Art. Minneapolis— The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) presents the first-ever exhibition to focus on view paintings as depictions of contemporary events. “Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe” features approximately 40 paintings from the golden age of European view... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2017

Johann Richter, Venice, the Piazzetta looking north-west towards the campanile, with the Biblioteca, the Procuratie Vecchie,..

Lot 22. Johann Richter (Stockholm 1665-1745 Venice), Venice, the Piazzetta looking north-west towards the campanile, with the Biblioteca, the Procuratie Vecchie, the Torre dell'Orologio and numerous figures in carnival costume and a man in polish dress , oil on canvas, 129.9 x 162.3 cm.; 48 3/8  x 63 7/8  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 GBP. Lot sold 368,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Mrs. John Innes Kane; By whom bequeathed to The Cooper Union Museum,... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2017

First exhibition to focus on view paintings as depictions of contemporary events opens in L.A.

The Rialto Bridge with the Festive Entry of the Patriarch Antonio Correr (detail), 1735, Michele Marieschi, oil on canvas. Osterley Park, The Palmer-Morewood Collection, National Trust (accepted in lieu of tax and transferred to the National Trust by Her Majesty's Government in 1984). Photo: National Trust Photo Library / Art Resource, NY LOS ANGELES, CA.- Long before today’s fast-paced news cycle, the visual memory of contemporary events in eighteenth-century Europe was shaped and sometimes even manipulated by great... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

Attributed to Luca Carlevarijs (1663 Udine - 1729 Venice), Bull fight in Venice on the campo Santa Maria Formosa

Lot 833. Attributed to Luca Carlevarijs (1663 Udine - 1729 Venice), Bull fight in Venice on the campo Santa Maria Formosa. Oil on canvas, 19.5 x 30 cm. Photo Hampel View of the square from the east side to the west with the left-wing facade erected by Mauro Codussi Renaissance church with the Campanile. The space filled by a crowd that is watching a bullfight. Left picture an artificially erected high wooden grandstand, in front of bullfighters who fight two bulls, the animals led to long lines. It is... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2016

Luca Carlevarijs, A coastal inlet with a horseman crossing a bridge in the foreground and shipping at anchor in the distance

Lot 22. Luca Carlevarijs (Udine 1663-1730 Venice), A coastal inlet with a horseman crossing a bridge in the foreground and shipping at anchor in the distance, oil on canvas, 94 x 136.8cm (37 x 53 7/8in). Estimate £80,000 - 150,000 (€97,000 - 180,000). Photo: Bonhams. Provenance: Private Collection, Rome, 1967Literature: A. Rizzi, Disegni, incisioni e bozzetti del Carlevarijs, exh. cat., Rome, 1964, ill. pl. XXIIA. Rizzi, Carlevarijs, Venice, 1967, p. 94, ill. pl. 90D.... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2016

Luca Carlevarijs, A view of the Molo and Piazzetta, Venice, looking towards Santa Maria della Salute and the Dogana

Lot 28. Luca Carlevarijs (Udine 1663-1730 Venice), A view of the Molo and Piazzetta, Venice, looking towards Santa Maria della Salute and the Dogana, oil on canvas, 66.5 x 102cm (26 3/16 x 40 3/16in). Estimate £70,000 - 100,000 (€85,000 - 120,000). Photo: Bonhams. Provenance: Lanhydrock House, Cornwall, until 1969 and by descent to the present owner Literature: D. Succi, Carlevarijs, Gorizia, 2015, p. 193, no. 56, ill. Notes: This relatively recently discovered work by... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2013

Luca Carlevarijs (1663 - 1730), The Piazzetta at Venice

Luca Carlevarijs (1663 - 1730), The Piazzetta at Venice, n.d. Oil on canvas, 38 x 76-7/8 in. © 2013 Timken Museum of Art. Carlevarijs was the first painter of Italian origin to specialize in views of Venice. The artist's many precise renditions of the city reveal his early training as a mathematician. His painting of the Piazzetta places the viewer in a boat on the Grand Canal, looking north toward the Piazza of St. Mark. The direction of the shadows from the southwest indicates that the time is afternoon.... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2011

Iconic 19th Century Orientalist Painting by Jean Léon Gérôme Creates Pre-Auction Buzz

Jean Léon Gérôme (Vesoul 1824-1904 Paris), Master of the Hounds, signed 'J.L.GEROME' (lower right), oil on canvas, 13 x 9¾ in. (33 x 25 cm.). Estimate $700,000 - $1,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 NEW YORK (REUTERS).- An iconic 19th Century painting depicting an Ottoman Empire reserve soldier and his hunting dogs is generating buzz ahead of an auction next week, due to a rise in popularity of Orientalist art. The artwork, "Master of the Hounds" by Jean Leon Gerome is expected to fetch $700,000 to $1... [Lire la suite]
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