26 juillet 2014

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Acquires Masterpiece by Raphaelle Peale in Memory of Ruth Carter Stevenson

Raphaelle Peale (1774-1825), Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket, 1813, oil on panel, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, acquisition in memory of Ruth Carter Stevenson, President of the Board of Trustees, 1961-2013, with funds provided by the Ruth Carter Stevenson Memorial and Endowment Funds.  FORT WORTH, TX.- The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announced today the acquisition of the painting Peaches and Grapes in a Chinese Export Basket (1813) by Raphaelle Peale (1774–1825). The first work by... [Lire la suite]

17 février 2012

Carl Wilheim De Hamilton (1668-1754). Forest floor with thistle, butterflies, snail and lizard

Carl Wilheim De Hamilton (1668-1754). Forest floor with thistle, butterflies, snail and lizard.  photo Nagel Auktionen Oil on panel. 44,5 x 30 cm. Estimate 20 000 € Expertise: Dr. Ilaria della Monica Nagel Auktionen. February 16th 2012. www.auction.de 
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26 décembre 2011

Jan Frans Van Dael (Antwerp 1764 - 1840 Pais), A still life with grapes and peaches in a basket, an open pomegranate, plums, ...

Jan Frans Van Dael (Antwerp 1764 - 1840 Pais), A still life with grapes and peaches in a basket, an open pomegranate, plums, black grapes and more peaches, all on a marble ledge. Photo Sotheby's signed and dated lower right: Van dael 1809; oil on panel; 54 by 42.8 cm.; 21 1/4 by 16 7/8 in. ESTIMATE 40,000-60,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 94,850 GBP PROVENANCE: Acquired by the grandmother of a private collector, probably in Paris, just after the Second World War; Thence by descent until sold, ('Property from a Private Collection'), London,... [Lire la suite]
05 juin 2011

Michel Van Mierevelt (1567-1641). According to oral tradition portrait of Gaspard III de Coligny.

Michel Van Mierevelt (1567-1641). According to oral tradition portrait of Gaspard III de Coligny,  Photo Nagel Auktionen called Maréchal de Châtillon (* 26th July 1584 at Montpellier; + 4th January 1646 at Châtillon-sur-Loing), Count and later Duke of Coligny, Marquis d'Andelot, Peer of France, Sovereign of Châtillon-sur-Loing, and since 1622 Marshal of France. Oil/panel, inscribed "AEtatis 50 Ao 1638" und signiert; 72 x 59 cm. Estimte 15000 € Provenance: Dr. Walter Boll, Stuttgart/Regensburg.Rest. Nagel Auktionen. June... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2011

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472 - 1553 Weimar), Portrait of the Elector Frederick III the Wise of Saxony (1463-1525)

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472 - 1553 Weimar), Portrait of the Elector Frederick III the Wise of Saxony (1463-1525). Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, with inscribed verses on paper attached to the panel; signed with the artist's device of a winged serpent and dated upper left: 1532; 20.3 by 14.4 cm. Estiate 60,000—90,000 EUR. Lot Sold 204,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Bought in Berlin by the present owners in the 1980s. NOTE: This is one of a number of portraits painted by Lucas Cranach of his most important early patron Frederick... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

Abel Grimmer (Antwerp circa 1570 - 1618/9), Mary and Joseph halting at an inn (Luc. 2).

Abel Grimmer (Antwerp circa 1570 - 1618/9), Mary and Joseph halting at an inn (Luc. 2). Photo Sotheby's oil on panel, circular; inscribed lower right: LVC. 2; diameter: 25.1 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 EUR. Lot Sold 300,750 EUR PROVENANCE: Monsieur Ch. Delbeke, Antwerp, by 1935. EXHIBITED: Antwerp, Antwerpsche propagandaweken. Tentoonstelling van Kunstwerken uit Antwerpsche Verzamelingen, 20 April - 19 May 1935, no. 63 (lent by Mr. Ch. Delbeke). LITERATURE AND REFERENCES:. R. de Bertier de Sauvigny, Jacob et Abel Grimmer:... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2011

Balthasar van der Ast (Middlebug 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Peaches, Plums, Oranges, Apples, Cherries, Grapes, Red Currants, ...

Balthasar van der Ast (Middlebug 1593/94 - 1657 Delft), Peaches, Plums, Oranges, Apples, Cherries, Grapes, Red Currants, Black Currants, Crab Apples and Other Fruit in a Pewter Vase, with a Red Admiral, a Dragonfly and Other Insects, with Grapes and Other Fruit, Seashells, a Lizard, a Caterpillar and a Wasp on a Ledge. photo Sotheby's signed lower right: B Van der Ast, oil on panel, 23 11/16 by 33 3/4 in.; 60.2 by 85.7 cm. Estimate 800,000—1,200,000 USD. Lot Sold 818,500 USD PROVENANCE: Anonymous Sale ("The Property of... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2011

Isaak Soreau (Frankfurt-Am-Main 1604 - in or after 1645), A Still Life with Strawberries in a Wan-li Porcelain Bowl, ...

Isaak Soreau (Frankfurt-Am-Main 1604 - in or after 1645), A Still Life with Strawberries in a Wan-li Porcelain Bowl, a Bunch of Grapes, a Glass Vase with Columbines and Eglantine, a Silver Spoon, An Inlaid Knife and a half Peach with a Fly and Dragon Fly on a Wooden Table Top. photo courtesy Sotheby's oil on panel, 11 by 15 3/8 in.; 27.9 by 39.1 cm. Estimate 250,000—350,000 USD. Lot Sold 302,500 USD PROVENANCE: Anonymous Sale, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Claude Aguttes & Vernard Vassy, 30 June 1993, lot 2;With Galerie de... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2011

Maarten van Heemskerck (Heemskerk 1498 - 1574 Haarlem), Portrait of a Gentleman in a Fur-lined Cloak

  Lot 167. Maarten van Heemskerck (Heemskerk 1498 - 1574 Haarlem), Portrait of a Gentleman in a Fur-lined Cloak, oil on panel, 19 1/2 by 15 in.; 49.5 by 38.1 cm.19 1/2 by 15 in.; 49.5 by 38.1 cm. Estimate 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 158,500 USD. photo courtesy Sotheby's Provenance: With Perls, Berlin, in the 1920s;With D.A. Hoogendijk & Co., Amsterdam, 1929;From whom acquired by Dr. A.F. Philips, Eindhoven;Thence by descent until offered for sale, "The Property of a Distinguished European Collector,"... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2011

Attributed to Corneille de Lyon (The Hague 1500/10 - 1575 Lyon), Portrait of a Noblewoman, possibly Madame de Châteaubriand

Attributed to Corneille de Lyon (The Hague 1500/10 - 1575 Lyon), Portrait of a Noblewoman, possibly Madame de Châteaubriand. photo courtesy Sotheby's oil on panel, 6 5/8 by 5 1/2 in.; 16.7 by 14 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 128,500 USD PROVENANCE: With Schaeffer Galleries, New York;From whom acquired by George and Ilse Nelson in the early 1950s. Sotheby's. Important Old Master Paintings & Sculpture, 27 Jan 11, New York www.sothebys.com
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