27 janvier 2012

Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque objects @ Blumka Gallery

  Pluto and Proserpina, by Matthias Steinl. NEW YORK, NY.- Anthony Blumka of Blumka Gallery in New York and Florian Eitle-Böhler of the Starnberg, Germany-based Kunsthandlung Julius Böhler announce that Collecting Treasures of the Past VII,an exhibition of exceptional Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque objects, opened on Thursday, January 26 through Friday, February 10, 2012 at Blumka Gallery, 209 East 72nd Street in New York. This exhibit coincides with Old Masters Week. With over 80 rare and historically... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2011

"Ivory. Baroque Splendor at the Court of Vienna" @ Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung

Matthias Steinl (1643/44–1727), Allegory of the Elements of Water and Air, ca. 1688. Walrus tooth, height 43,4 cm, depth 6,6–9,7 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien FRANKFURT AM MAIN.- Ivory has been one of the most popular materials since ancient times. Its origins in unknown faraway lands and its rarity account for its costliness. It was particularly the Baroque era that had an extraordinarily high demand for ivory. In the seventeenth century, ivory work reached its culmination in Vienna in the days of Prince Karl Eusebius of... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2010

An Austrian ivory group of Pluto and Proserpina, attributed to Matthias Steinl (circa 1644-1727), circa 1700

An Austrian ivory group of Pluto and Proserpina, attributed to Matthias Steinl (circa 1644-1727), circa 1700. photo Sotheby's upon original ivory-inlaid and ebony-veneered socle. height without socle 10 1/4 in.; 26 cm. Est. 120,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,202,500 USD PROVENANCE: Baron Alphonse de Rothschild (1878-1942), ViennaSeized from the above and allocated for the Kunstmuseum Linz, recovered in crate no. 2 ,1938/9 (reference AR 2608)Restituted to the Austrian government, Kremsmünster depot, 1947Restituted... [Lire la suite]