Venus or Aphrodite of Capua Bronze Statue

Venus or Aphrodite of Capua Bronze Statue

Bronze Statue of Venus or Aphrodite of Capua signed Pietro Masulli. A very fine patinated statue after its prototype the Antique statue of  “Venus or Aphrodite of Capua” by master sculptor Pietro Masulli who worked in Naples, during the Grand Tour 19th century Period. The goddess Venus or Aphrodite is represented semi-naked. Raised arms indicate that they probably held a shield, perhaps of Mars, used by the goddess to  mirror herself. Bronze – Lost-wax casting technique 49.5 cm high  …

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Japanese Hand Coloured Albumen Prints

Japanese Hand Coloured Albumen Prints

Hand-coloured albumen prints Japanese girls with parasol Beautiful photos depicting life in 19th century Japan

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Portrait of a Young Sitting Nude Model

Portrait of a Young Sitting Nude Model

Pierre Deval Portrait de Jeune Femme nue assise. Portrait of a Young Sitting Nude Model Pastel on paper 60 cm x 50 cm Pierre Deval From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pierre Deval (1897 in Lyon – 1993 in La Valette-du-Var), was a French figurative painter of the 20th century, noted as a colorist and for his subtle paintings of women and children. In the 1920s and 1930s, the Domaine d’Orvès, his house at La Valette-du-Var,…

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Pierre Deval “Le modèle endormi”

Pierre Deval   “Le modèle endormi”

Pierre Deval  “Le modèle endormi” “Sleeping model” Pastel on paper 30 cm x 40cm signed lower right.   “Le modèle endormi” “Sleeping model” Pastel on paper 30 cm x 40cm signed lower left. Pierre Deval From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pierre Deval (1897 in Lyon – 1993 in La Valette-du-Var), was a French figurative painter of the 20th century, noted as a colorist and for his subtle paintings of women and children. In the 1920s…

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A.T. HODGKISS, Grand Tour Painting, View with Temple Ruins and Pyramid

A.T. HODGKISS, Grand Tour Painting, View with Temple Ruins and Pyramid

Description A.T. HODGKISS, 19th century Oil Painting on canvas, Grand Tour, View with Temple Ruins and Pyramid, Greece ? or South Italy ? , signed and dated 1889 on bottom left. 65 x 100 cm A.T. HODGKISS, Peinture Grand-Tour XIXe, huile sur toile, Vue de ruines et pyramide, une île au loin, Grèce ? ou Italie du Sud ?, signé et daté 1889 en bas à gauche.65 x 100 cm

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SOWERBY, James Coloured figures of English fungi or mushrooms

SOWERBY, James  Coloured figures of English fungi or mushrooms

SOWERBY, James (1757-1822). Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms. London: J. Davis [vols. I-II] or Wilks [vol. III] for the Author [and others, 1795-] 1797-1803 [-1815]. including Supplement, bound in 3, 2o (317 x 199 mm). Dedication to Sir Joseph Banks and James Edward Smith and 2pp. preface in vol. I, dedication to the Rev. Hugh Davies and 2pp. introduction vol. III 440 hand-colored engraved plates. BUY IT ON PETITPALAIS.COM FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE…

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Charles-Joseph Natoire Old Master Drawing

Charles-Joseph Natoire Old Master Drawing

Charles-Joseph Natoire (Att: to) Old Master Drawing Large Academy : Male Nude Red Chalk 440 mm x  590 mm on watermarked paper Except minor tears and folding traces, very good condition. Charles-Joseph Natoire (3 March 1700 – 23 August 1777) was a French painter in the Rococo manner, a pupil of François Lemoyne and director of the French Academy in Rome, 1751-1775. Considered during his lifetime the equal of François Boucher, he played a prominent role in the artistic life of France. He is…

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Flower Power Old Master Drawings

Flower Power Old Master Drawings

Old Master Drawings of Flowers on petitpalais.com   Petit Palais Located in the rue de l’Ecole de Médecine No 1,  in the heart of Geneva’s art market, one street from the MAMCO(Museum of Contemporary Art), the The Patek Philippe Museum and the brand new Ethnological Museum  MEG – beside Plainpalais Flea Market – Petit Palais Fine Art Galleryis the finest and appropriate gallery in Geneva for dealing with drawings and watercolors. Petit Palais Fine Art specializes in Old – Modern and Contemporary Master…

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