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28 articles taggés "17th century"
Rich Flemish Flowers and the Magic of the 1950s
Poetic diversity combined a Bouquet by Osias Beert with advanced design by Line Vautrin and Roger Capron.
Luyckx: Decidedly Living Nature
Carstian Luyckx's brush gives eternal life to these 17th century flowers.
Man's Best Friend Portrayed by Nevers
In Lille, the spotlight was on some fine 17th and 18th century furniture, preceded by a pair of curious blue dogs.
Old Masters drawings, from Crabeth to Oudry
Entitled "L'Esprit créateur", this auction based on "The Creative Spirit" was held in two parts because of the circumstances: one live, the other as…
Rembrandt’s studio propels the 17th century to success.
A Dapper Old Chap By Jusepe de Ribera
This unusual painting by Neapolitan artist Jusepe de Ribera found a second youth and broke a French record.
Oriental Patterns for European Painters
Carpets of extreme rarity because of their great age, with eclectic provenances, added a decorative touch to this Normandy sale, sporting names evoking…
The Gospels According to Bruegel, and Botany with Buffet
Three days of sales saw a parade of musical instruments by famous luthiers, paintings by Old Masters and modern artists and, as the icing on the cake,…
Two Centuries of Excellence in the Decorative Arts
The sale featured a princely selection of paintings and objets d'art, including Parisian tapestries, official portraits and furniture from 17 th and…
Pierre Rosenberg the Collector
The collections of the leading art historian, which he recently donated to the Hauts-de-Seine département for the future Musée du Grand Siècle in Saint-Cloud,…
The Last Splendors of the Crédit Foncier de France Collection
With Old Master paintings, objects, furniture and tapestries, a hundred-odd works are leaving the Parisian headquarters of this credit institution.…
Marcel Sztejnberg: A Collection that Reads like an Encyclopedia of French Silverwork
This collection devotedly assembled over many years has a wealth of assets in terms of the range of pieces and jurisdictions, the legibility and identification…
Ger Luijten Channeling the Spirit of Frits Lugt
After 10 years as head of the Custodia Foundation, Ger Luijten’s enthusiasm remains undimmed. We asked him about his acquisitions.
A Highly Acclaimed Flight Worthy of François Perrier
Although only attributed to him, this painting achieved a considerable price, closer to that of an original by the artist.
The Flight of Jean Dunand's Horses
In carved lacquer on a gold background, this group of three mares captured in full gallop far exceeded expectations. They were accompanied by a mythological…
Maria Van Oosterwyck's Rare and Intriguing Vanitas Paintings
Turquin's latest discovery is a red-letter event: there are very few of these ambitious compositions with extremely sophisticated messages by the 17…
A Caravaggesque Christ by Simon Vouet
Perhaps the more appealing of the two drawings from the Marquis of Lagoy's collection up for sale is not Rubens' project for a vignette for Franciscus…
Jan Bruegel the Younger: Four Paintings Depicting the World and Its Wonders
This rare series of four paintings on copper by Bruegel the Younger evokes the family tradition in a real demonstration of virtuosity.
The Hidden Treasures of the Banque de France
The vagaries of history enabled the bank to build up a remarkable collection of art works, presented in the reception rooms of the Hôtel de Toulouse…
A Record for a Bernini Male Nude
The drawing by the master of Baroque art, recently discovered by the Compiègne auction house and making its debut at auction, was bound to light up…
Rubens and Vouet’s Virtuosity Crowned with Success
Two painters from the triumphant 17 th century, Simon Vouet and Pierre Paul Rubens, also made works on paper. Beautifully crafted objects complemented…
Monnoyer’s 17th-Century View of Nature
This 1665 work is emblematic of the 17 th -century flower painter’s precocious virtuosity and one of his early masterpieces.
A Superlative Selection of “Oeuvres Choisies” at Drouot
This quarter’s “Oeuvres Choisies” gathers hundreds of extraordinary objects that will convince you to put these regular exhibitions on your calendar.…
A Rare Early 17th-Century Guitar: A Masterpiece of Marquetry
This guitar, one of the few to survive from the early 17 th century, is attributed to Jacob Stadler, a German stringed instrument maker who worked…
M for Marbling
In the 12 th century, the Japanese art of "ink floating on water" met with considerable success. Then, after conquering the East and Turkey as the…
Flanders and France: Two Allegories Steal the Spotlight
s ymbolic figures as seen by a painter of the Flemish school and a French sculptor with an eclectic style paved the way for more modern artists.
Monnoyer’s Opulence; Criaerdl’s Elegance
This summer session showcased a writing desk stamped Antoine Mathieu Criaerd, and other famous names including Monnoyer and Cartier.
Impressive Dutch Style Marquetry and an 18th-Century Bust
In Lorraine, the contents of a very fine residence set off to new lives. An opportunity to discover some rare Dutch marquetry and a spirited 18th-century…
The Hôtel Drouot Reopens for the Season with the “Oeuvres Choisies”
Collecting Art: Morozov and the Russian Art Connoisseurs
Sisley at the Height of His Maturity
Artsy and the Myth of Sisyphus
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