04 décembre 2020

Old Master paintings brought together for the first time in landmark gallery exhibition

LONDON.- Spectacular paintings widely recognised as among the highlights of the Royal Collection – including works by Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Canaletto – have gone on display together in a gallery exhibition for the first time. Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace, opening at The Queen’s Gallery in London tomorrow (Friday, 4 December), brings together 65 of the most treasured paintings that usually hang in the Picture Gallery, one of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. The exhibition gives... [Lire la suite]

03 juillet 2020

The best art in town - and open to all: Top ten works at London Art Week Digital, 3-10 July

LONDON.- From Rembrandt and Van Dyck to Gainsborough, Constable and Turner; Degas and Bonnard to Picasso and Freud; Edward Lear to LS Lowry; Rodin to Henry Moore; the roll-call of famous names for sale at London Art Week opening this Friday spans the arc of art history. Usually London Art Week takes place in galleries around St. James's and Mayfair, and although many exhibitions are now able to open by appointment, the event is available for all to enjoy online in a new digital format, involving art galleries from the USA, UK... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2020

A major new exhibition of Chatsworth's world-class collection of Old Masters drawings opens at Millennium Gallery

Sebastiano del Piombo, A reclining apostle, circa 1516. © The Devonshire Collections Reproduced by kind permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees. SHEFFIELD.- A major new exhibition featuring more than 50 Old Master drawings from Chatsworth’s extraordinary collection, second only to the Queen’s in its remarkable scope and quality, opened in Sheffield.Featuring works by Carpaccio, Poussin, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck and more, Lines of Beauty: Master Drawings from Chatsworth is the largest exhibition of these rare wonders... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2018

Sir Anthony van Dyck, Portrait of Charles II (1630–1685) when Prince of Wales

Lot 29. Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599 - 1641), Portrait of Charles II (1630–1685) when Prince of Wales, oil on canvas, in a carved wood frame, 158.8 x 109.2 cm.; 62 1/2  x 43 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,620,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Probably commissioned by King Charles I, before 9 August 1641, when the Prince was carried by barge from Lambeth to Van Dyck's Whitehall studio; Possibly Sir Horatio Townshend, 3rd Bt. and later 1st... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2018

Christie's to offer a masterpiece by Sir Anthony van Dyck

Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Portrait of Princess Mary (1631–1660), daughter of King Charles I of England, full-length, in a pink dress decorated with silver embroidery and ribbons, 1641. Oil on canvas. Estimate: £5,000,000-8,000,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- Portrait of Princess Mary (1631–1660), daughter of King Charles I of England, full-length, in a pink dress decorated with silver embroidery and ribbons by Sir Anthony van Dyck, 1641, will be offered from a Distinguished Private Collection... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2018

Two royal portraits by Van Dyck to lead Sotheby's Old Masters sale this autumn

Sir Anthony Van Dyck, Portrait of Charles II, when Prince of Wales, detail, 1641. Oil on canvas. Estimate: £2-3 million. © Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Two portraits of Charles I’s eldest children - the eleven year-old Prince of Wales, (later King Charles II), and his nine year-old sister Mary, the Princess Royal, (later, the mother of the future king, William III) will be among the highlights of Sotheby’s London Old Master Evening sale on 5 December. Among the very last works that Van Dyck painted for his royal... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2018

Finest collection of British paintings in America comes to Joslyn Art Museum

Attributed to Hans Eworth (1520-1573), Elizabeth I, 1570, oil on panel, 51.5 x 42 cm. Promised Gift of the Berger Collection Educational Trust, ID: TL-16735. OMAHA, NE.- Treasures of British Art 1400–2000: The Berger Collection presents a rare opportunity to view one of the most important collections of British art in America. The paintings in this exhibition tell the complex history of Great Britain and how matters such as religious conflict, the rise and fall of the monarchy, industrialization,... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2018

Sir Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - 1641 London), Portrait of an Italian nobleman

Lot 24. Sir Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - 1641 London), Portrait of an Italian nobleman, signed and dated upper right: AE.T,S SVE 42. Ao 1626 / A.V.D., oil on canvas, 47 1/4  by 35 in.; 120 by 89 cm. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 USD. Lot sold 975,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: With Adriano Ribolzi, Lugano, Switzerland;From whom acquired by the present collector, circa 1970.  Literature: E. Larsen, The... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2018

Sotheby's Master Paintings Evening Sale to offer paintings spanning from the 14th - 19th century

 NEW YORK, NY.- An exceptional selection of European paintings, spanning from the 14th to the 19th centuries will be offered in Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Master Paintings on 1 February 2018 in New York. Highlighting the annual Masters Week sale series, the Evening Sale exhibition will be on public view in Sotheby’s New York galleries beginning 26 January.  The February sale features a rare and striking portrait of Cristoforo Segni, Maggiordomo to Pope Innocent X, painted and signed by Velazquez and Cremonese... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2017

Sotheby's announces highlights from the Old Masters Evening Sale

A woman looks at works included in the sale. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Old Masters Evening sale on 6 December 2017 covers 400 years of art history, from the visually arresting gold-grounds of the Early Italian Renaissance to one of the last and most important candlelight pictures by Joseph Wright of Derby left in private hands. Highlights also include a luminous 18th-century view of Venice by Bellotto, two recently rediscovered landscapes by Constable, as well as a formidable gallery of portraits... [Lire la suite]