12 mars 2015

'Memento Mori - Looking at Death in Art and Illustration' at Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery

Andreas Vesalius, De humani corporis (On the fabric of the human body), second edition, 1555. Woodcut. The Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections. NASHVILLE, TENN.- Drawing on the combined resources of the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery, the Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, local museums, and several private collections, Memento Mori – Looking at Death in Art and Illustration will reveal multiple perspectives on the nature of death and our attempts to memorialize the dead in order to give meaning to their lives.... [Lire la suite]

27 janvier 2011

Maarten van Heemskerck (Heemskerk 1498 - 1574 Haarlem), Portrait of a Gentleman in a Fur-lined Cloak

Maarten van Heemskerck (Heemskerk 1498 - 1574 Haarlem), Portrait of a Gentleman in a Fur-lined Cloak. photo courtesy Sotheby's oil on panel, 19 1/2 by 15 in.; 49.5 by 38.1 cm.19 1/2 by 15 in.; 49.5 by 38.1 cm. Estimate 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 158,500 USD PROVENANCE: With Perls, Berlin, in the 1920s;With D.A. Hoogendijk & Co., Amsterdam, 1929;From whom acquired by Dr. A.F. Philips, Eindhoven;Thence by descent until offered for sale, "The Property of a Distinguished European Collector," London, Christie's,... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2010

Old Master drawings exhibited by Katrin Bellinger @ TEFAF

Maarten Van Heemskerck (1498-1574)? The Story of Susannah: as Susannah is led away to be put to death, the boy Daniel denounces his Elders. Traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink, indented with the stylus; 193 x 248 mm A superb group of Old Master drawings will be shown by Katrin Bellinger on the stand of Bernheimer-Colnaghi at TEFAF, the world’s leading art and antiques fair, which takes place at the Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre (MECC) in the Netherlands from Friday 12 to Sunday 21 March 2010. Stand 306 ... [Lire la suite]