Giovanni Battista Piranesi
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FALLS CHURCH, Va. – More than 400 lots of fine and rare books, antique maps, autographs and historical Americana will be auctioned on Thursday, Dec. 1 at Waverly Rare Books in Falls Church, Va. The sale will start at 6 p.m. Eastern, and absentee Internet live bidding will be facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.com.
LONDON – In the wake of Old Masters Week, two original chalk studies for lost paintings by Benjamin West were in high demand at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions’ July 24 sale of Watercolors, Drawings & Prints, selling for a combined total of £138,880 ($235,845). LiveAuctioneers.com provided Internet live bidding. Richard Carroll of the Pictures Department […]
WASHINGTON – The National Gallery of Art has acquired its first work by the revered photographer and video installation artist Carrie Mae Weems. Also entering the gallery’s collection is a complete set of screenprints from Romare Bearden’s groundbreaking series The Odysseus Suite, along with an exceedingly rare chiaroscuro woodcut from the Renaissance. Moreover, the acquisition […]
Il 12 dicembre va all’asta da Gonnelli a Firenze una selezione di 480 lotti suddivisi in quattro categorie: accanto alle stampe e disegni del XVI-XVIII secolo e a quelli del XIX-XX secolo, c’è una sezione dedicata ad un grande maestro della stampa, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778), che con la sua visionarietà è stato capace di […]