08 janvier 2018

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Silver Brandy Bowl, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Silver Brandy Bowl, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642. Oil on panel, 29.9 x 35.9 cm (11 3/4 x 14 1/8 in.), Bequest of Mrs. Edward Wheelwright, 13.459 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Claesz. specialized in the monochrome “breakfast piece,” a type of still life that presents the makings of a modest meal, primarily in related shades of muted green, gray, and brown. He usually approached his subject from a low vantage point, created a sense of depth by... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2018

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Stoneware Jug, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Stoneware Jug, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642. Oil on panel, 29.8 x 35.8 cm (11 3/4 x 14 1/8 in.), Bequest of Mrs. Edward Wheelwright, 13.458 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Claesz. specialized in the monochrome “breakfast piece,” a type of still life that presents the makings of a modest meal, primarily in related shades of muted green, gray, and brown. He usually approached his subject from a low vantage point, created a sense of depth by overlapping... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

‘The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937’ at Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore

Josef Hoffmann, Beaker, 1912, clear glass, etching, corroding, gilding, J & L Lobmeyr, Dm: 6,7 cm, H: 10 cm, MAK © MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. VENICE - With over 300 works, mostly from the collection of the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art in Vienna and from private collections, the exhibition The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937, curated by Rainald Franz, will run from April 18th to July 31st, 2016 on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice. The... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2015

Joris van Son (Antwerp 1623 - 1667), A 'Pronk' still life of fruits in a basket

Joris van Son (Antwerp 1623 - 1667), A 'Pronk' still life of fruits in a basket together with a gilt goblet, wine glass, a ham, a pie, orange, lemon and a crab, all upon a table draped with blue and white cloths. Estimate   50,000 — 70,000  GBP.  Lot. Sold 87,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's signed lower left: J.VAN.SON.f., oil on canvas, in a carved and gilt wood frame, 57.5 by 84 cm.; 22 5/8  by 33 in. Provenance: Captain C.P. B. Wood, Culmington Manor, Shropshire;By whom sold London,... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2014

Art of the Table: Exhibition at National Gallery of Victoria explores dining practices

Italy, Venice. Covered bowl and stand (late 18th century), glass (applied decoration), (a-c) 14.0 x 15.2 cm diameter (overall). National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased, 1871. 54.a-c-D1R MELBOURNE.- Exquisitely decorated porcelain plates surrounded by cutlery and highlighted with sparkling glassware – a well-laid dining table can be a work of art. A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, Art of the Table, explores dining practices through the examination of the extravagant... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2013

ILLUMINATING OBJECTS: European Filigree Glass on Display at The Courtauld Gallery

Goblet, Venice or Venetian style (Amsterdam or Antwerp), c. 1550-1625. Filigree glass, mould-blown. Samuel Courtauld Trust: Gambier Parry Bequest, 1966 LONDON - The fourth display in the Illuminating Objects programme at The Courtauld Gallery focuses on two kinds of filigree glass in The Courtauld’s collection of decorative arts. Both are drinking glasses: the first, a Venetian or ‘Venetian-style’ (façon de Venise) filigree goblet, drawing upon the technologies and shapes developed on the Venetian... [Lire la suite]
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