21 août 2013

Two stunning paintings form significant addition to Bowes Museum collection

The Encounter of the Procurator with his Wife at Ridotto. ©The Bowes Museum COUNTY DURHAM.- Two stunning paintings which have gone on show at The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle are described as a significant addition to its important collection of 18th century masters. The paintings - The Lover of a Venetian Lady and The Encounter of a Procurator with his Wife at Ridotto – are copies of engravings by French painter and engraver Flipart of paintings by the 18th century Italian artist Pietro Longhi, who produced scenes of Venetian... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2009

The Maestro dei Riflessi (Active in Venice during the second half of the 18th Century). The Meeting

The Maestro dei Riflessi (Active in Venice during the second half of the 18th Century). The Meeting oil on canvas. 73.5 by 56 cm. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD PROVENANCE: D.G. van Beuningen, Rotterdam-Vierhouten, The Netherlands;By whose Estate sold, London, Sotheby's, July 8, 2004, lot 170. NOTE: This composition is based on a work by Pietro Longhi, datable to 1746, now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (inv. 36.16).1 Longhi's work was engraved by Charles Joseph Filipart (in reverse) and by Hayd... [Lire la suite]
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