08 juillet 2022

Christie's results: Classic Week Evening Sales total $56,732,047

LONDON.- Christie’s Classic Week evening sales – The Exceptional Sale and the Old Masters Evening Sale - realised a combined total of £47,514,277 / $56,732,047 / €55,591,704, achieving sell-through rates of 72% by value and 77% by lot. The top lots of the evening were Lucas Cranach the Elder’s The Nymph of the Spring, which sold for £9,449,500 / $11,282,703 / €11,055,915 and achieved a world auction record for the artist, and an Egyptian Limestone Group Statue for Mehernefer and his Son, which realised £6,014,500 /... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2022

'Cranach the Untamed. The EarlyYears in Vienna' at Kunsthistorisches Museum, 21 June - 16 October 2022

  VIENNA - This exhibition, conceived in collaboration with the Oskar Reinhart Collection “Am Römerholz” in Winterthur (Switzerland), is the first to explore the artistic beginnings of Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553). Cranach, a native of Franconia, produced his earliest extant works in Vienna, presumably arriving in the city around 1500. These works are celebrated for their remarkable expressive power – radically different from the courtly-elegant manner he was to adopt soon afterwards when he became court painter to the... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 18:57 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
26 février 2022

Masterpieces by Lucas Cranach the Elder & Jan Den Uyl From The Collection of Cecil & Hilda Lewis at Christie's London 7 July

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), The Nymph of the Spring. Painted in circa 1540. Estimate: £6,000,000-8,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. London – Lucas Cranach the Elder’s (1472-1553) The Nymph of the Spring (estimate: £6,000,000-8,000,000) and Jan Jansz. den Uyl’s (1595-1639) Pewter jug and silver tazza on a table (estimate: £2,500,000-3,500,000) from The Collection of Cecil & Hilda Lewis, will be leading highlights in the Old Masters Evening... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2021

'Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation' at San Diego Museum

Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Sibylle de Clève, Elector of Saxe, 1531. Oil on panel. Collection from the Fondation Bemberg. © Fondation Bemberg and RMN. The San Diego Museum of Art plans to open to two summer exhibitions, Cranach to Canaletto: Masterpieces from the Bemberg Foundation and Everything You See Could Be A Lie: Photorealistic Drawings by Ana de Alvear. From Old Master paintings to contemporary, hyper-realistic drawings, works from these exhibitions are rarely seen in the U.S. and will be... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2020

Ideals of beauty, female figure explored in Nelson-Atkins exhibition

Lucas Cranach the Elder, German, 1472–1553. The Three Graces, 1535. Oil on wood panel. Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 57-1. Nelson-Atkins Museum. KANSAS CITY, MO.- The pursuit of the “ideal” female body was as much a preoccupation in Renaissance Germany as it is today. Like the filtered photographs we encounter today in magazines and social media posts, images of idealized women in various stages of undress also proliferated during the 15th and 16th centuries. The exhibition Perfectly Imperfect: Cranach, Dürer... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 12:18 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
08 mars 2020

''Cranach: Artist & Innovator' at Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park, Warwickshire

Lucas Cranach the Elder, Venus and Cupid © Compton Verney Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) was one of the leading German painters and printmakers of the early sixteenth century. Born in the Bavarian town of Kronach, from which he took his name, he became court painter to the Electors of Saxony. A close friend of Martin Luther, Cranach was a key artist of the Protestant Reformation, producing woodcut illustrations for Luther’s texts, and founding a successful publishing business. Cranach’s... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 15:26 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,

18 novembre 2019

Troy: Myth & Reality at British Museum, London

Terracotta face pot from Troy, c. 2550–1750 BC, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte. Photograph © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte, Photo: Claudia Plamp. LONDON - The British Museum announces its major exhibition for Autumn 2019. The BP exhibition Troy: myth and reality will be the first major Troy exhibition in the UK. It will reveal the lasting legacy of stories from the Trojan War, first told by early poets such as Homer and Virgil and retold and reinterpreted right up to the present day. The show... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2019

At the Met, The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I

Lorenz Helmschmid (German, first recorded 1467, died 1516). Field Armor of Maximilian I (detail), 1480. Steel, copper alloy, and leather. Sallet: private collection, New York; all other armor elements: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Imperial Armoury (A 60) NEW YORK, NY - The first major exhibition to focus on the critical role that armor played in the life and ambitions of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519) will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on October 7, 2019. Coinciding with the 500th anniversary of... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

'Lucas Cranach – Renaissance Beauties' at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki, 26 sep 2019 - 5 jan 2020

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar),  Portrait of a young woman, 1525), oil on beech wood, collection O. W. Klinckowström, Finnish National Gallery. Photo: Kansallisgalleria, Hannu Aaltonen. Courtesy Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Helsinki- Renaissance Beauties is the first monographic exhibition in Finland on the oeuvre of the great German Renaissance master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472−1553). The works on display include paintings and prints from the collections of... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2019

Koller Zurich announces highlights from its March auctions

Lot 3209. Arnold Böcklin (Basel 1827 – 1901 San Domenico bei Fiesole), The battle on the bridge. 1889. Oil on panel. Signed and dated lower left: A. Böcklin pint 1889. 96 x 149.5 cm. Estimate CHF 250 000 / 350 000 (€ 219 300 / 307 020). Courtesy Koller Zurich  ZURICH.- An impressive work by Arnold Böcklin, “„Der Kampf auf der Brücke“ (“The Battle on the Bridge”), will be offered in the auction of 19th Century Paintings on 29 March at Koller Zurich. Inspired by Rubens’ “Battle of the Amazons”, this... [Lire la suite]