24 mars 2013

Balthasar van der Ast, Still life with shells, circa 1640

Balthasar van der Ast, Still life with shells, circa 1640, oil on panel. Height: 30 cm (11.8 in). Width: 47 cm (18.5 in). 2173 (OK). 1942: bequeathed to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, by Mr. and Mrs. Philips-van der Willigen. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen
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27 janvier 2013

Jan van Os (Middelharnis 1744-1808 The Hague), Still life of flowers and fruit

Jan van Os (Middelharnis 1744-1808 The Hague), Still life of flowers and fruit. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 signed 'J Van Os fecit' (lower center) oil on panel 31 x 23 in. (78.7 x 58.4 cm.). Estimate $70,000 - $100,000 Provenance: Sir Reginald Proctor-Beauchamp, Langley Park, Norwich, by 1878.with Agnew's, London, where acquired by a private collector, circa 1958; Sotheby's, New York, 27 May 1994, lot 131.Acquired after the sale by the present owner. Literature: A. Graves, A Century of Loan... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2013

Jan van Huysum (Amsterdam 1682-1749), A still life with flowers and fruits with a bird's nest and eggs

Jan van Huysum (Amsterdam 1682-1749), A still life with flowers and fruits with a bird's nest and eggs. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 signed 'Jan van Huysum fecit' (lower right); oil on canvas; 35 1/8 x 28¼ in. (89.2 x 71.7 cm.). Estimate $150,000 - $250,000 Provenance: Captain W. A. Hankey; sale, Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris, 25 May 1907, lot 85 (2900 francs).with Rafael Fine Arts, New York, where acquired by the present owner. Literature: C. Hofstede de Groot, A Catalogue Raisonné, ...,... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2013

Sebastiano Lazzari (Active in Verona, second half of the 18th century), A pair of trompe l'oeil still lifes

Sebastiano Lazzari (Active in Verona, second half of the 18th century), A pair of trompe l'oeil still lifes. Photo Sotheby's a pair, both oil on canvas; each: 25 by 33 3/8  in.; 63.5 by 84.7 cm. Estimation: 30,000 - 40,000 USD NOTE DE CATALOGUE Active in Verona in the second half of the 18th century, Lazzari specialized in particular in the present kind of works, still lifes set against highly detailed wooden planks, otherwise known as 'finto asse'. Placed against the planks are various objects... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2013

Roman School, circa 1605-1610, Still life with fruit on a stone ledge

Roman School, circa 1605-1610, Still life with fruit on a stone ledge - Photo Sotheby's oil on canvas; 34 1/4  by 53 1/4  in.; 87.2 by 135.4 cm. Estimation: 2,000,000 - 3,000,000 USD  PROVENANCE Possibly Cardinal Antonio Barberini, Palazzo ai Giubbonari, Rome, by 1671;Possibly bequeathed to his brother, Cardinal Francesco Barberini, Rome, 1672; Private collection, Madrid; Anonymous sale, Madrid, Edmund Peel & Asociados, 20 February 1992, lot 5 (as Follower of Caravaggio);There purchased by the... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2013

Jan van Os (Middelharnis 1744-1808 The Hague), Still life of flowers and fruit

Jan van Os (Middelharnis 1744-1808 The Hague), Still life of flowers and fruit. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 signed 'J Van Os fecit' (lower center); oil on panel; 31 x 23 in. (78.7 x 58.4 cm.). Estimate $70,000 - $100,000 Provenance: Sir Reginald Proctor-Beauchamp, Langley Park, Norwich, by 1878. with Agnew's, London, where acquired by a private collector, circa 1958; Sotheby's, New York, 27 May 1994, lot 131.Acquired after the sale by the present owner. Literature: A. Graves, A Century... [Lire la suite]
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03 janvier 2013

Adam Bernaert (Dutch, active ca. 1660-1669), "Vanitas" Still Life

Adam Bernaert (Dutch, active ca. 1660-1669), "Vanitas" Still Life, oil on panel . H: 16 3/4 x W: 22 5/16 in. (42.5 x 56.6 cm). 37.682. The Walters Art Museum Provenance: Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest. Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902 The Dutch "vanitas" (Latin for vanity) still life brings together the prevailing moral tone and an appreciation of everyday... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2012

Jacob Van Hulsdonck, A Still Life With Wild Strawberries And A Carnation In A Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619), Blue And W

Jacob Van Hulsdonck (Antwerp 1582 - 1647), A Still Life With Wild Strawberries And A Carnation In A Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period (1573-1619), Blue And White Kraak-Type Barbed-Rim Bowl, With Cherries And Redcurrants On A Wooden Ledge. Photo Sotheby's signed lower left: IVHVLSDONCK. FE (IVH in ligature), oil on copper (affixed to a panel); 28.4 by 36 cm.; 11 1/4  by 14 1/4  in. Estimation: 300,000 - 500,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 361,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale ('The Property of a... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2012

Jan Davidsz. De Heem, A Still Life Of A Glass Of Wine With Grapes, Bread, A Glass Of Beer, A Peeled Lemon, Fruit, Onions...

Jan Davidsz. De Heem (Utrecht 1606 - 1683/4 Antwerp), A Still Life Of A Glass Of Wine With Grapes, Bread, A Glass Of Beer, A Peeled Lemon, Fruit, Onions And A Herring On A Dish Upon A Table Draped With A Green Cloth. Photo Sotheby's signed and dated upper right: J.de.heemf./Ao 1653. oil on oak panel, 33 by 49.5 cm.; 13 by 19 1/2 in. Estimation: 150,000 - 200,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 612,450 GBP PROVENANCE: Possibly collection of Jean de Jullienne (1686-1766), Ecuyer, Chevalier de l'Ordre de... [Lire la suite]
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09 décembre 2012

Jan Brueghel The ElderStill Life With Tulips, Roses And Irises In An Unpainted Clay Vase, And A Brooch, Ring And Beetle

Jan Brueghel The Elder (Brussels 1568 - 1625 Antwerp), Still Life With Tulips, Roses And Irises In An Unpainted Clay Vase, And A Brooch, Ring And Beetle On A Ledge. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, marouflaged; 66.2 by 51 cm.; 26 by 20 1/8  in. (69.9 by 51 cm. including its later extension along the upper edge). Estimation: 600,000 - 800,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 713,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Julius Kien (1868-1949), Vienna, by 1930 and until his involuntary sale in 1938;With Johannes Hinrichsen, Berlin (acquired from... [Lire la suite]
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