06 février 2018

Clark Art Institute presents noted drawings from the Eugene V. Thaw Collection

Jörg Breu the Younger (German, c. 1510-1547), Artybios on Horseback Attacking Onesilus, 1543. Pen and black ink and gray wash with white gouache on gray paper, 8 3/4 × 6 11/16 in. (22.2 × 17 cm). Gift in Honor of Charles Ryskamp on his 10th Anniversary as Director. Morgan Library & Museum, Thaw Collection, 1978.38. WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- Over the past fifty years, New York art dealer and philanthropist Eugene V. Thaw assembled one of the world’s finest private collections of drawings. The collection,... [Lire la suite]

03 février 2018

Sotheby's Masters Week achieves $82.5 million in NY - Nearly doubling 2017 results

Balthasar van der Ast, Still Life With Basket Of Shells, A Plate With Fruits And Insects. Estimate $800/1.2 million. Sold for $ 1,815,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s annual Masters Week auctions concluded today in New York, with 650+ paintings, drawings and sculptures selling for an overall total of $82.5 million – approaching the series’s high estimate of $85.9 million. This total is nearly double the results of the same sale series in 2017 ($41.9 million). Sotheby’s exhibition of 15 outstanding... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2017

Old masters at the Ashmolean

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Saskia in Bed. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Raphael (1483-1520), Self Portrait. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Leonardo da Vinci (1467-1519), A Maiden with a Unicorn. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Lucas van Leyden (1489/94-1533), St Jerome. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Study of a Woman, Seen from the Back. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Ignace-Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904), A Woman Sewing. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum James Mallord William Turner... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2014

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany

Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840), Moonlit landscape, c. 1808. Watercolour on paper, 232 x 365 mm.The Morgan Library & Museum LONDON - Organised as a collaboration between The Courtauld Gallery and The Morgan Library & Museum in New York, this exhibition explores aspects of Romantic landscape drawing in Britain and Germany from its origins in the 1760s to its final flowering in the 1840s. Bringing together twenty-six major drawings, watercolours and oil sketches from both collections by artists... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2010

Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours at Christie's

Sir William Orpen, R.A., R.H.A. (Stillgoran, 1878-1931 London), "In Dublin Bay: Portrait of the Artist's Wife", signed 'ORPEN'. Oil on canvas, (105.5 x 83 cm.) 41½ x 32 3/4 inches. Est. 700,000 - 1,000,000 U.S. dollars. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Following the record-breaking success of its Old Master & 19th Century Art sale in December in London, Christie’s presents its flagship New York sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, and Watercolors in a two-part auction on... [Lire la suite]