13 février 2018

The San Diego Museum of Art acquires works by Lucas Cranach The Younger and John Singer Sargent

Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515–1586), Nymph of the Spring. Courtesy San Diego Museum of Art. SAN DIEGO, CA.- The San Diego Museum of Art announced the acquisition of two outstanding paintings, Nymph of the Spring (ca. 1540) by Lucas Cranach the Younger and Portrait of John Alfred Parsons Millet (1892) by John Singer Sargent. Both works fill important gaps in the Museum’s holdings, with the Sargent strengthening the already expansive collection of portraits, and the Cranach being the most important Northern... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2017

GURLITT: STATUS REPORT. Nazi Art Theft and its Consequences

Claude Monet (1840–1926), Waterloo Bridge, 1903. Oil on canvas, lined, 65 × 101.5 cm, www.lostart.de/532967. Kunstmuseum Bern, Bequest of Cornelius Gurlitt 2014. Provenance undergoing clarification / Currently no indications of being looted art. BERN - Gurlitt Status Report is the title of two concurrent exhibitions with different thematic focuses. The Bundeskunsthalle and the Kunstmuseum Bern present works from the estate of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of the Third Reich art dealer... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

De Jonckheere at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515-Lutherstadt Wittenberg-1586), Portraits of Martin Luther and of Philippe Melanchthon. Oil on panel, 35 x 22.5 and 35 x 23.2 cm. De Jonckheere © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Portrait of Melanchthon signed with the dragon and dated '1557' Provenance: Kolb collection, formerly Gut Pritzlow; Art trade in Hamburg in 1966; Private collection, Berlin. Master of the Holy Blood (circa 1520), Triptych with Mystical Marriage of Saint Catherine (central panel)... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2014

World record price for Jan Gossaert’s painting “Madonna and Child” at the Swiss auction house Koller

ZURICH.- The focus of Koller's Spring Auctions was on Old Art. Among the Old Master Paintings, Koller auctioned off the painting «Mary and Child» by the Flemish painter Jan Gossaert to an international private collector for CHF 2.37 million, slightly higher than the estimate. This is a new world record for a work by this painter, reached at an auction. Depictions of Madonnas high in demand The top lot of the Old Master Paintings‘ auction on 28 March was the painting „Mary and Child“ by the important... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2013

Lucas Cranach the Younger (Wittenberg 1515 - 1586), The Crucifixion.

Lucas Cranach the Younger (Wittenberg 1515 - 1586), The Crucifixion. Photo Sotheby's oil on pinewood panel; 120.8 by 90.5 cm.; 47 1/2 by 35 5/8 in. Estimation 300,000 — 500,000 GBP PROPERTY FROM A SPANISH PRIVATE COLLECTION  Provenance: In the collection of family of the present owners for several generations.  "Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And ...Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2013

Lucas Cranach the Younger (Wittenberg 1515 - 1586), Virgin and Child with a bunch of grapes

Lucas Cranach the Younger (Wittenberg 1515 - 1586), Virgin and Child with a bunch of grapes. Photo Sotheby's signed centre right with the artist's device of a winged serpent, in the style used after 1537, and inscribed on a label on the reverse in an old hand: Tabla original de Luca Cranach./ Lla... Muller/ Nacio en Cranach cliosesi...e barnberg nEn 1472, Nacio Murio/ en Weimar en 1552 Escu...Alemana/La firma del autur...convales y/ pintor del Duque de Savolla...de 1509; oil on beechwood panel; 77.7 by 57.1 cm. : 30 5/8 by 22 1/2... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2012

RENAISSANCE.A Highlight of Old Masters Week in New York featuring Works by Bronzino, Fra Bartolommeo, Cranach & Botticelli

Agnolo Bronzino, Portrait of a Young Man with a Book. Estimate: USD 12,000,000-18,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 New York – On 30 January, Christie’s New York will present Renaissance, a sale devoted to the artistic traditions that flourished in Europe from 1300 to 1600.  A highlight of Old Masters Week in Rockefeller Plaza, the sale will celebrate the golden age that produced some of the most extraordinary innovations in poetry, music and literature, painting, sculpture, and... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2009

Lucas Cranach II (Wittenberg 1515-1586 Weimar) , Lucretia

Lot 11. Lucas Cranach II (Wittenberg 1515-1586 Weimar) , Lucretia, signed with the artist's serpent device (lower left) oil on panel, unframed, 30 x 21¾ in. (76.2 x 55.4 cm.) Estimate £200,000 - £300,000. Price realised GBP 457,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2009 Provenance: Berlin, Fräulein Basch, 1911.Count Einsiedel; Berlin, November 1901, lot 98.Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 19 April 1996, lot 239, as 'Lucas Cranach I', when acquired by the present owner. Literature: M.J. Friedländer and J. Rosenberg,... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2009

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Saint John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness oil on panel. 40.5 by 28 cm.; 16 by 11 in. Est. 12,000—18,000 GBP. Lot Sold 31,250 GBP Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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29 avril 2009

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer book

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer book bears the artist's device of a winged serpent and dated upper right: 1537. oil on panel. 63.3 by 46.2 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 EUR PROVENANCE: In the collection of the present owner's family for at least two generations. NOTE: Luther is shown holding the Bible open at the Letter of Paul to the Corinthians II, 10:4-5, presumably his own translation from the Latin Vulgate. Lucas Cranach the Elder... [Lire la suite]
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