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36 articles taggés "Renaissance"
A Remarkable French Primitive
The Beauty of Line
Honourable Score for Aristophil
A Matter of Attribution
A metal point sends the price of an Italian Renaissance drawing soaring.
Success for a Renaissance Tapestry
Instant replay of the results obtained by a 16 th -century wool and silk tapestry with an aristolochia decoration, from Audenarde or Enghien.
The Maestro dei Cassoni Campana in the Limelight
Not often seen in the sale room, the Florentine master's work found itself in the news with a composition recounting one of Theseus's action-packed…
Back to the Roots of the French Renaissance
This work by the Frenchman Nicolas Cordonnier, an early 16 th -century painter from the Champagne province, achieved a well-deserved result. It had…
Multiplying Mona Lisas
Mona Lisa's fame can be gauged not just by the hordes of tourists jostling to catch a glimpse of her in her armoured box, but also by the number of…
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Gallery Owner Gabriela Sismann Can’t Escape Classical Music
In 1994, Gabriela and Mathieu Sismann founded their gallery dedicated to antique sculpture: an occasion to celebrate 25 glorious years!
Alana Collection: The Italian Exception
The very rare and exquisite Alana collection is on show at the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris. An overview of Italian painting from Gothic art to…
The Triumph of Bernardino Luini
Confirmed as belonging to the Lombard painter's small body of work, this panel set a world record and encouraged visitors to discover other Old Masters.…
The Brölemanns’ Treasures, from an Arabic Bible to Venetian Festivities
This successful "white glove" auction netted €372,000. All 259 works collected by the famous dynasty of Lyon bibliophiles found buyers.
Baccio Bandinelli Triumphs in Le Havre
The little-loved sculptor and painter took his revenge with a dizzying bid before a graceful sconce by Jean Royère calmed things down.
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…
H is for Hardstone
Pliny the Elder attributed its invention to the Greeks. Fifteen hundred years later, the popularity of hardstone marquetry extends beyond architecture…
A Demure and Elegant Figure of the Renaissance
With this fine pre-emption, the Louvre adds a key piece to its Renaissance bronze department.
Jacob de Backer Rediscovered
With this Susanna , the 16 th -century painter mingles Flemish realism with Italian elegance.
A Grand Tour of the Italian Renaissance
With paintings by Cecco di Pietro and the figures by Mino da Fiesole and Giambologna, the whole of Italian Renaissance art is unveiled in Neuilly.…
Les Oeuvres Choisies – An Exhibition Not to Be Missed
The latest collegial exhibition at the Hôtel Drouot tempts with its birds-eye view of some of the most captivating highlights of the coming auction season.…
"Cranach: Artist and Innovator" at Compton Verney
Compton Verney’s new exhibition "Cranach: Artist and Innovator" is an exploration of his profound influence on contemporary artists today.
Le Clos de Vougeot: A Château Among Burgundy's Vineyards
Listed as a historic monument in 1949 and open to the public all year round, for nearly a thousand years the Château du Clos de Vougeot has been a…
Rodin’s Eve at the Gates of Hell
This extraordinary masterpiece by Rodin was hotly disputed in Lyon, its power tempered by the presence of two paintings with softer female models.…
A discovery & record for Lazzaro Bastiani
The Venetian artist’s Madonna was eagerly anticipated, due to its unprecedented nature and, quite simply, its beauty.
A Masterpiece of Swabian Sculpture by Leonhard Kern
The fine hammer price achieved by a much-awaited bas-relief attributed to Leonhard Kern confirms the growing enthusiasm for the virtuoso work of this…
C for Cristallo
The sieges of Constantinople in 1204 and 1453 spurred the growth of a thriving luxury glassware trade in Europe. The invention of cristallo—thin, translucent…
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.…
The Palazzo Butera: A Place of Exchange
In Palermo, a couple that loves old and contemporary art is giving the palace of the Branciforti dynasty, the Princes of Butera, a new lease on life.…
The End of the Issenheim Altarpiece’s Restoration is in Sight
The last stage of the Issenheim altarpiece’s restoration is underway, but the results are already stunning. More than ever, they reveal Grünewald as…
Yale Art Gallery, the Oldest University Museum in America
Founded in 1832, the Yale University Art Gallery is home to an encyclopedic collection of art, displayed in three historic buildings at the heart of…
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King François I: The Embodiment of the French Renaissance
Posterity has been kind to the king who embodied the French Renaissance, making him a legend.
Italian Renaissance Sculpture: An Opportunity for Rediscovery
Disrupted by the lockdowns, the exhibition "Le corps et l'âme" ("Body and Soul") at the Louvre, which will travel later to Milan, could be an opportunity…
The Master of the Aeneid: The Glory of the Enamels of Limoges
This polychrome painted enamel plaque from the Porgès collection (passed down through the family) is part of a huge museum-worthy group produced during…
A World Record for Pompon
In his fables, the 17th-century French poet Jean de La Fontaine never imagined a meeting between the King of the Forest and the Paschal lamb... The…
The Sismann Gallery Spotlights the Renaissance in Paris
Around 30 works attributed to some of the 16 th century’s most illustrious artists immerse us in the Renaissance, from Normandy to Sicily, France’s…
A Million-Plus Bid for a Limoges Enamel Plaque
The Medieval period dominated majestically with a Limoges enamel plaque by the illustrious Master of the Aeneid, and a delicate limestone bust.
Brézé: Two Châteaux in One in the Heart of Anjou
A mysterious network of thousand-year-old troglodyte tunnels lies beneath a Renaissance château in the heart of Anjou.
Success for Inaugural Edition of Eye of the Collector
The Marcel Sztejnberg Collection: Sculpture and Silverware
Mariane Ibrahim Champions Contemporary African Art In Paris
The Virtuosity of Flemish Manuscript Illuminators Radiates in this Salisbury Book of Hours
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