25 janvier 2009

Michael Joo, Untitled skull drawing (1), 2006

Michael Joo, Untitled skull drawing (1), 2006 Pencil drawing on paper, Paper size h: 76 x w: 56cm - Framed h: 86x w: 66cm/h: 34x w: 26 in . In collaboration with Damien Hirst. Other Criteria
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25 janvier 2009

Michael Joo, Untitled skull drawing diptych (1), 2006

Michael Joo, Untitled skull drawing diptych (1), 2006 Pencil drawing on paper, Paper size h: 76x w: 111.7cmh: 30x w: 44in - Framed h: 86x w: 124.4cm/h: 34x w: 49in. In collaboration with Damien Hirst. Other Criteria Born to Korean parents in 1966 in Ithaca (New York), B.F.A. at Washington University and M.F.A. at Yale School of Art, Michael Joo lives and works in New York. He represented Korea at the edition of the Venice Art Biennial in 2001.
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24 janvier 2009

Ecole italienne du XVIIe siècle. Saint François d'Assise

Ecole italienne du XVIIe siècle. Saint François d'Assise Toile. (Restaurations anciennes); Hauteur : 119 Largeur : 93 cm; Estimation 1 500 - 2 000 € Artcurial. Tableaux anciens et du 19e siècle et Mobilier objets d'art . 2 févr. 2009 14:00. Hôtel Drouot # 7. www.artcurial.com
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19 janvier 2009

Circle of Mattia Preti, St. Francis in Prayer

Circle of Mattia Preti, St. Francis in Prayer oil on canvas. 49 1/3 by 39 in.; 125.3 by 99.1 in. Estimate 15,000—20,000 USD PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, July 27, 1969, lot 43 (as by Zurburan). NOTE: Mattia Preti, artiste peintre italien naquit le 24 février 1613 à Taverna, en Calabre. En 1661, il s'installa à Malte où il vécut jusqu'à sa mort, le 3 janvier 1699. Il y exécuta divers contrats aussi bien d'ordre privé que public. Il peignit ainsi de nombreuses fresques et tableaux d'autels pour les... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2009

Thomas de Keyser,Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a black coat and white lace collar, with a skull

Thomas de Keyser, Amsterdam? 1596/97-1667 Amsterdam, Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, in a black coat and white lace collar, with a skull signed with monogram and dated 'TDK ANO 1628.' oil on panel  20¾ x 15½ in. 52.7 x 39.4 cm. Estimate $40,000 - $60,000 Provenance: Private collection, The Netherlands, 1930.with Asscher and Welker, London, 1931.Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 12 June 1972, lot 48.with Alan Jacobs Gallery, London.Stanley M. Hanfling, M.D., California, 1973.Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2009

Abraham van Dijck (Amsterdam 1635/6 - 1672), St. Jerome

Abraham van Dijck (Amsterdam 1635/6 - 1672), St. Jerome oil on canvas. 28 3/4 by 33 1/8 in.; 73 by 84 cm. Estimate 30,000—40,000 USD PROVENANCE: The Earl of Derby, Knowsley Hall (as Rembrandt);His sale, London, Christie's, October 8, 1954, lot 123 (as Salomon Koninck);With Alfred Brod, London, 1957 (as "A Hermit" by Jan Lievens);Private Collection, United States. EXHIBITED: London, Alfred Brod Gallery, Pictures for the Collector, February-March 1957, no. 13 (as Jan Lievens). LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2009

Attributed to Gerrit Dou (Leiden 1613 - 1675), The Penitent Magdalene by candlelight

Attributed to Gerrit Dou (Leiden 1613 - 1675), The Penitent Magdalene by candlelight bears false signature on the leather binding of the book, GDou 16(?)...oil on panel. 13 1/4 by 10 3/4 in.; 33.6 by 27.8 cm. Estimate 40,000—60,000 USD NOTE: This moving depiction of the penitent Magdalene by candlelight demonstrates, just as Hermit at Prayer does, the keen ability of Dou and the Leiden school of fijnschilders to capture with incredible beauty a mood of intimacy and serenity. Also, like his hermits at prayer, Dou's Magdalenes... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2009

Carlo Dolci (Florence 1616 - 1687), Saint Jerome in prayer

Carlo Dolci (Florence 1616 - 1687), Saint Jerome in prayer dated lower centre: 1655 - oil on panel - 17 by 21 1/4 in.; 43 by 54 cm. Estimate 250,000—350,000 USD PROVENANCE: Probably in the collection of the Marchesi Capponi, Florence, from at least 1767 until at least 1842, when it hung in the picture gallery;Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, Georgia;Their sale, New York, Sotheby's, January 14, 1994, lot 35;There purchased by Jean Luc Baroni, for Colnaghi, London;From whom acquired by the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2009

Bill Steffy, Skull, 2008

Bill Steffy, Skull, 2008, cast bronze, h: 5 x w: 4.5 x d: 5.5 in / h: 12.7 x w: 11.4 x d: 14 cm, 5.000 US$ @ Moody Gallery  (713) 526-9911
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01 janvier 2009

Zhang Huan, Skull No. 7, 2007

Zhang Huan, Skull No. 7, 2007, Ashes on canvas, h: 286 x w: 360 cm / h: 112.6 x w: 141.7 in  Galerie Volker Diehl  +49 (0)30 22487922
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