20 avril 2023

Lucas Cranach the Elder and Studio, Winged altarpiece with the Annunciation, Saints Catherine and Barbara

Lot 3014. Lucas Cranach the Elder and Studio (Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar), Winged altarpiece with the Annunciation, Saints Catherine and Barbara (inside), as well as Christ as Man of Sorrows and Mary as Mother of Sorrow (outside). Circa 1515. Oil on panel. Central panel: 122.5 × 86 cm. Lateral wings: 120.5 × 37.5 cm each. Sold for CHF 948 300 (Estimate CHF 800 000 / 1 200 000). © Koller The central panel inscribed above: AVE MARIA GRACIA PLENA DOMINVS TECVM BENEDICTA TV IN MVLIERIBVS: ET... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:41 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :

28 décembre 2022

Neue Galerie showcases rarely seen works from the Ronald S. Lauder Collection

Ronald S. Lauder in his home, 2022. Photo credit: Shahar Azran. NEW YORK, NY.- Neue Galerie New York culminates its twentieth anniversary season with the opening of “The Ronald S. Lauder Collection,” a major exhibition featuring approximately 500 works from the collection of the museum’s co-founder and President, many of which have never been on public display. On view at the Neue Galerie from November 11, 2022, through February 13, 2023, the exhibition provides unique insight into one of the finest private collections in... [Lire la suite]
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]