11 janvier 2019

Sotheby's unveils the full contents of The Female Triumphant sale

  Artemisia Gentileschi, Saint Sebastian Tended By Irene, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 by 50 3/8 in.; 101 by 127.5 cm. Estimate $400/600,000. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled the full contents of The Female Triumphant – a group of masterworks by 14 trailblazing female artists from the 16th through the 19th centuries, which they will offer across the Masters Week sales this January in New York. Calvine Harvey, Specialist in Sotheby’s Old Master Paintings Department in New York, commented: “Over the... [Lire la suite]

03 juillet 2017

The Weiss Gallery at London Art Week

François Clouet (c.1515 – 1572), Henri 1er, Duc de Montmorency, Seigneur de Damville (1534 – 1614), Marshal of France, Constable of France, and Governor of Languedoc (1563 – 1614). Painted circa 1567. Oil on oak panel (With an old hand-written label attached to the reverse of the panel: ‘Deux gravures identiques du Duc Henri Ier de Montmorency dit Damville se trouvent à la Galerie des Estampes de la Bibliothèque Nationale (livre des Montmorency). Il est représenté dans un portique, une épée au côté et un bâton de... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2016

A new world record and numerous excellent results in Old Master paintings sale at Koller

Michaelina Wautier (Mond c.1617 - 1689 Brussels), Portrait of Martino Martini, Jesuit missionary in China, 1654. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated upper left: Michaelina Wautier fecit 1654. Chinese inscription upper right: Wei Kuangguo (Chinese title of the sitter). 69.5 x 59 cm. Estimate CHF 7 000 / 10 000. Sold for CHF 480 500. World auction record for the artist. Photo Koller ZURICH.- The week of old masters and antiques auctions at Koller yielded numerous excellent results for works by... [Lire la suite]