14 juillet 2015

French, first half 13th century and later, Window with one of the Miracles of Christ

French, first half 13th century and later, Window with one of the Miracles of Christ. Estimation  10,000 — 15,000  GBP -  Lot. invendu. Photo Sotheby's inscribed: ST AME.[RI]; leaded stained glass, in a later wood frame; 59.5 by 40.5cm., 23 3/8  by 16in. Provenance: private collection, Ghent  Note: This unusual stained glass panel is reminiscent of windows from the cathedrals at Chartres, Bourges, Sens and Laon, which date to the first third of the 13th... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2015

French, circa 1215 and later, Window with St. John The Evangelist and an apostle

French, circa 1215 and later, Window with St. John The Evangelist and an apostle. Estimation  15,000 — 20,000  GBP -  Lot. invendu. Photo Sotheby's inscribed: CO/AN; leaded stained glass, set in a later metal frame; 60.5 by 58cm., 23 7/8  by 22 7/8 in. Provenance: private collection, Ghent Note: The central medallion of this impressive stained glass panel likely depicts St. John the Evangelist (who carries a palm) with an Apostle. It closely parallels French stained... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2014

Dallas Museum of Art is the exclusive venue outside of Europe of exhibition of Islamic art and culture

Inkwell, ca 1275 AD. Al Jazira or West Persia. Copper alloy, gold, silver, and lead. Height: 5.9 cm. Furusiyya Art Foundation, Liechtenstein. Photo © Noel Adams DALLAS, TX.- From March 30 through June 29, 2014, the Dallas Museum of Art will host Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World. The DMA is the only venue outside of Europe to host this international touring exhibition of Islamic art and culture co-organized by the DMA and the Focus-Abengoa Foundation. Critically acclaimed by such publications as The Financial... [Lire la suite]