21 juin 2012

École italienne du XVIème siècle, suiveur de Parmigianino, Portrait de dame à la coiffe blanche

École italienne du XVIème siècle, suiveur de Parmigianino, Portrait de dame à la coiffe blanche. Photo Tajan Panneau transposé sur toile; 77 x 55 cm. Importantes restaurations. Lot 8. Estimation : 6 000 / 8 000 € Provenance : Selon la tradition famillale, vente Rothschild, Palais Galliera Tajan - 75008 Paris. Mercredi 20 juin 2012. Espace Tajan - 37, rue des Mathurins - 75008 Paris
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19 juin 2012

The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors @ the National Gallery of Art

John Singer Sargent, Sir Neville Wilkinson on the Steps of the Palladian Bridge at Wilton House, 1904/1905. Watercolor over graphite, 355 x 254 mm. Joseph F. McCrindle Collection. WASHINGTON, DC.- Paying tribute to the remarkable collector Joseph F. McCrindle (1923–2008), the National Gallery of Art presents The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors, on view in the West Building Ground Floor galleries from June 17 through November 25, 2012. The McCrindle exhibition highlights 71 of the nearly 300... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2011

"Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850" @ Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Portrait of a Man, c. 1530, by Parmigianino. Oil on canvas. Private collection. WILLIAMSTOWN, MA.- A special exhibition of European portrait painting, featuring works by master artists from the late fifteenth century through the early nineteenth century, is on view at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute from January 23 through March 27, 2011, in the exhibition Eye to Eye: European Portraits 1450–1850. Representing the range of styles and themes in Old Master portraiture as practiced in the Netherlands, Germany, Italy,... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2010

Master Drawings from a Distinguished Collection @ Sotheby's London

Gaetano Gandolfi, Portrait of Emidio Gandolfi, est. £80,000-120,000. photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Sales of important private collections have always been the lifeblood of the art market, returning long-hidden material into circulation and also serving as a fascinating permanent record of the taste and eye of an individual collector. In the Old Master field at least, such sales are rather less frequent now than in previous generations, so they are ever more eagerly awaited by private and institutional buyers alike. Formerly owned,... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2010

'Rome After Raphael' @ The Morgan Library & Museum.

Giuseppe Cesari (1568–1640), "Child Walking, Looking Over Its Shoulder". Black and red chalk, 12 x 8 7/16 inches (305 x 215 mm). Purchased by Pierpont Morgan, 1910; IV, 161A. Photo: Graham Haber, 2009 NEW YORK, NY.- In the early 1500s, Rome’s majesty was a distant memory: its marble temples and palaces had been ransacked; its population was a fraction of what it had been in antiquity. Yet, over the course of the next hundred years, the Eternal City would experience an amazing rebirth, as a series of popes rebuilt and... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2009

"Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna" @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jean-Siméon Chardin (Paris, 1699–Paris, 1779), Portrait of a Young Boy, 1777. Pastel, 17 ¾ x 14 ¾ in. Collection of Jean Bonna, Geneva NEW YORK, NY.- Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna is the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the European Old Master and 19th-century drawings from this distinguished Swiss collection. On view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning January 21, 2009, Raphael to Renoir provides a rare opportunity to see 120 master drawings, ranging across 500 years of the... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2008

The Robert Lebel Collection of Old Master & 19th Century Drawings @ Sotheby's Paris

Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1616), VÉNUS ORDONNANT À L'AMOUR DE PERCER DE SES FLÈCHES, LE COEUR DE PLUTON, dessin préparatoire à la gravure, plume et encre brune, lavis brun et sanguine, porte un monogramme en bas à gauche HG invent et le cachet de la collection en bas à droite, 19,4 x 14,5cm. 60,000 / 80,000 €. © Sotheby’s/ Art Digital Studio PARIS.- To coincide with the Salon du Dessin in Spring 2009, Sotheby's Paris will stage its first-ever sale devoted exclusively to drawings, and is delighted to mark this debut by offering... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2008

"The Myth of Antiquity" @ Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Benvenuto Cellini's Saliera VIENNA.- The protagonists of classical myths – heroes, mortals, gods and demi-gods – are deeply embedded in our collective memory and have lost nothing of their power to fascinate. Neither the invasion of the barbarians in Late Antiquity nor Christianity could fully uproot the memory of the pagan ancient world, with the Renaissance proudly rediscovering classical civilisation. Their myths came to life again in the Renaissance and baroque paintings and frescoes that decorated sumptuous princely... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2008

"Art and Love in Renaissance Italy" @ the MET, NY

Paris Bordon (Italian, Treviso, 1500-Venice, 1571), Venus, Mars, and Cupid Crowned by Victory. Ca. 1550. Oil on canvas. 44 x 63 3/4 in. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Gemäldegalerie, Vienna (inv. nr. 120) NEW YORK, NY.- Key moments in the lives of Italian men and women in the Renaissance were marked by celebrations carried out with the greatest possible degree of magnificence. Of these, betrothal, marriage, and the birth of a child were of the utmost significance. Art and Love in Renaissance Italy, on view beginning November 18 at... [Lire la suite]
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