11 janvier 2012

Tomasso Brothers to exhibit The Farnese Bull @ TEFAF Maastricht

Giovanni Francesco Susini (1592-1646). The Farnese Bull (The Punishment of Dirce). Bronze, dark olive patina with traces of transculent lacquer; 46 x 40 x 38 cm. A spectacular bronze figure of the Farnese Bull (The Punishment of Dirce) is one of the major pieces of sculpture to be shown by Tomasso Brothers Fine Art at TEFAF Maastricht at the Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre (MECC) from 16 to 25 March 2012.  This will be the first time that Tomasso Brothers Fine Art, the internationally-renowned dealers in European... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2010

A pair of bronze groups of the heroism of Marcus Curtius and the Farnese bull, by Francesco Bertos (1678-1741), circa 1730-40,

A pair of bronze groups of the heroism of Marcus Curtius and the Farnese bull, by Francesco Bertos (1678-1741), circa 1730-40, Estimate £150,000 - £200,000. Sold £211,250 to a UK Trade. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each on an integrally cast naturalistic base and later circular red velvet-covered plinth with brass plaques inscribed 'Bertos (Francesco) Venezia - VII - sec.'; blackish brown patina with warm medium brown high points; very minor repairs; 31¾ and 29 1/8 in. (81 and 74 cm.) high (2) Provenance: Giovanni... [Lire la suite]

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