31 août 2016

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Saint Barbara, 1522

Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540), Saint Barbara, 1522. Oil on canvas, 39 x 48 cm. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain.
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04 août 2016

Jan van Eyck, Saint Barbara, 1437

Jan van Eyck (Netherlandish, Maaseik ca. 1390–1441 Bruges), Saint Barbara, 1437. Metalpoint, brush drawing, and oil on wood; 12 3/16 × 7 1/16 in. (31 × 18 cm) Frame: 16 5/16 × 10 15/16 × 2 3/8 in. (41.5 × 27.8 × 6 cm). Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerpen © Lukas Image Bank, Belgium There is an ongoing debate about the nature of this refined work, signed and dated by Jan van Eyck and set within its original frame: Is it an exquisitely drawn preparation for an unfinished painting, or an unusual... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2012

The Master of the Pottendorf Votive Panel, The Virgin and Child enthroned with angels, with Saints Dorothea and Barbara

The Master of the Pottendorf Votive Panel (active Austria, circa 1465-1470), The Virgin and Child enthroned with angels, with Saints Dorothea and Barbara. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 on gold ground panel, with Stuckgold decoration; 51 3/8 x 32¼ in. (130.5 x 81.8 cm.), the reverse painted with floral brocade ornament . Estimate £500,000 - £800,000 ($779,000 - $1,246,400) Provenance: Heiligenkreuz Abbey, the Vienna Woods, near Baden, Austria, possibly from the date of creation as one... [Lire la suite]