15 Press Releases

Tag: Albrecht Dürer

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    Rembrandt’s The Three Crosses and Other Golden Era Master Prints Come to Sale With Christie's

    The Three Crosses was the most significant print by the Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn. He used drypoint to create it by scratching onto a metal plate with a sharp tool. The displaced metal, known as “burr,” has a diffused tonal quality when it is printed. Rembrandt…

    Rembrandt Harmensz. Van Rijn (1606-1669)
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    Swann Auction Galleries Offers Prints by Schongauer, Picasso, and Rembrandt in Upcoming Sale

    A collection of Old Master through Modern prints will be available in the upcoming Swann Auction Galleries auction. Engravings by Martin Schongauer, more than 100 Rembrandt etchings, and works of Pablo Picasso will be on display. The Crucifixion, a Martin Schongauer engraving from circa 1480, is an exceedingly rare piece…

    Martin Schongauer The Crucifixion
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    An Unusual Angel by Bernhard Strigel

    For a long time an enigmatic master Bernhard Strigel, the best-known representative of a family of artists from Memmingen, can count on his guardian angels to rewrite his history. Bernhard Strigel (1460–1528), Angel in a Yellow Tunic Holding a Censer, oak panel, 48.7 x 61 cm/19.17 x 24.02 in.Estimate: €600,000/800,000 There is almost…

    An Unusual Angel by Bernhard Strigel1
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    Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso & More in Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann Galleries May 6

    Albercht Dürer, The Birth of the Virgin, woodcut, circa 1503. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000. New York—Old Master Through Modern Prints are at auction Thursday, May 6 at Swann Galleries. Prints feature in the sale, from Northern Renaissance and Golden Age icons Dürer and Rembrandt to Impressionist collaborations, European Modernists, and…

    Rembrandt, Monet, Picasso & More in Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann Galleries May 6-3
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    From Dalí to Royal Decrees: Akiba Antiques' Latest Estate Offerings

    Salvador Dalí’s obsession with rhinoceroses began with an Albrecht Dürer woodcut of the animal, which hung in Dalí’s childhood home. Later in life, Dalí found connections to rhinoceros horns in the work of other masters, including Leonardo da Vinci and Johannes Vermeer. He even dreamed of making a statue of…

    From Dalí to Royal Decrees Akiba Antiques Latest Estate Offerings5
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    Louis Lozowick Leads Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann

    Louis Lozowick, New York, lithograph, circa 1925. Estimate $40,000 to $60,000. New York—Swann Galleries’ Old Master Through Modern Prints sale on Thursday, November 12 will include masters of printmaking from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries.  The auction is led by Louis Lozowick’s scarce circa-1925 Art Deco lithograph New York,…

    Louis Lozowick Leads Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann
  • Art Fairs

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online

    Andy Warhol, Details of Renaissance Paintings, Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1482, 1984. Screenprint, 32 × 44 in, 81.3 × 111.8 cm. Edition of 70 + proofs. NEW YORK, NY.- The IFPDA Fine Art Print FairOnline 2020, the digital initiative launched on May 13th by the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers…

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online
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    Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann May 21

    New York—Swann Galleries will offer a live online sale of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, May 21. With the largest selection of old master prints to be found at auction in America as well as important modern works, this sale offers an impressive array of fine material, including a special section dedicated…

    Old Master Through Modern Prints at Swann May 21-1
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    Rembrandt and Dürer Take Centre Stage in Important American Collection

    Sotheby’s is delighted to offer an important group of Old Master prints from the collection of the esteemed art historian and publisher Walter L. Strauss. Born in Nuremberg in 1922, where his father ran a toy factory, Strauss and his family emigrated to the United States in 1936 following the…

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    Newly-conserved works by Murillo displayed at the National Gallery of Ireland

    Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), The Return of the Prodigal Son, c.1660. Oil on canvas. Unframed: 104.5 x 134.5 cm. Presented, Sir Alfred and Lady Beit, 1987 (Beit Collection) NGI.4545. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland. DUBLIN.- Showcasing a magnificent series of works by one of the most celebrated painters of the…

    Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682), The Return of the Prodigal Son,
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    European Art & Old Masters

    Several European artists featured in Freeman’s upcoming European Art & Old Masters auction were instrumental in the French Impressionist movement of the 1870s and 1880s. Berthe Morisot and Edgar Degas are two of those artists. Morisot was best known for her wide range of subjects — including landscapes, portraits, and…

    William Powell Frith (British, 1819–1909)
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    Old Master Through Modern Prints

    Albrecht Dürere is credited with bringing the Renaissance to Northern Europe through his works. One of his famous engravings will be presented at Old Master Through Modern Prints Auction by Swann Auction Gallery. In his engraving Adam and Eve, the couple is seen in near-symmetrical poses on either side of…

    Joan Miró La Captive.
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    Fall 2019: Old Master Through Modern Prints

    Lot 228: Francisco José de Goya, Modo de Volar, aquatint and etching, circa 1824. $10,000 to $15,000. To commemorate the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt van Rijn’s death, this auction includes a compelling collection of etchings by the Dutch master, with work from the noteworthy John Villarino Collection. This group of etchings focuses…

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    Turner’s Sept. 8 online auction spans ‘Rembrandt to Yoshida’

    Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606 – 1669). Self Portrait in a Flat Cap, circa 1602. Later state. Paper size: 5 inches high x 3 ¾ inches. Image size: 4 inches high x 2 3/4 inches. Condition: Good. Date: 17th century. Estimate: $2,000-4,000. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals…

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals
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    A Mystic Collection: Early Books

    Skinner’s latest auction offers 230 lots of early manuscripts with significance to art, religion, philosophy, literature, and other disciplines. Among the lots with the highest estimated value is a copy of the Bible in Latin from 1479. Printed by notable German publisher Anton Koberger, this Bible features gothic type, accented…