【NL】A First Look at TEFAF Maastricht 2022

Amsterdam,NL – The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF), reveals a spedial preview of 16 works that will appear at TEFAF Masstricht, running from June 25-30,2022, with an invitation- only Collectors Day on June 24 and until 2pm on June 25,2022. This “First Look” demonstrates the unrivalled appeal of TEFAT Masstricht as a destination for private and institutional collectors. This year, TEFAF celebrates its 35th edition.

 

No other fair offers the same quality, breadth, and depth of artworks under one roof. TEFAF Masstricht brings together 242 dealers, of which 215 are returning, 21 are exhibiting for the first time, and 6 dealers are taking part in TEFAF Showcase. The dealers represent 20 countries in total.

 

TEFAF Masstricht will once again provide collectors, museum curators, art market professionals and enthusiasts with the opportunity to experiecce 7,000 years of art history, within the history city of Masstricht.

 

For relevant information regarding TEFAF Masstricht, please visit www.TEFAF.com.

 

 

 

    Frans Pourbus the Younger

Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1562 – 1612)

1602

Oil on canvas

77.5 x 61cm (30.5 x 24in.)

    PRESENTED BY THE WEISS GALLERY

Copyright The Weiss Gallery, London

 

This portrait demonstrates the masterly realism that is characteristic of the virtuoso Fleming, Frans Pourbus II. The artist, who was arguably the most sought-after court portrait painter throughhout western Europe during the first decades of the seventeenth centry, here depicts his greatest patron, Vincenzo Gonzaga, the Duke of Mantua, in an imperial manner appropriate for a revered European prince.

 

 

Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810 – 1892); the design attributed to    Édouard Lièvre (1828 – 1886)

A “Japonisme” Patinated Table

Circa 1870

Chinese enamel; gilt and patinated bronze

89 x 87 x 56 cm ( 35 x 34 x 22 in.)

PRESENTED BY ADRIAN ALAN LTD

 

The rare and important table encapsulates the fashion for “Le style japonais et chinois’ which swept Paris in the mid-19th century and was inspired by Empress Eugénie’s Musée chinois at the Château de Fontainebleau and the opening of trade with Japan.

 

 

 

 

André Sornay (1902 – 2000)

Two bridge armchairs

Circa 1037

Mahogany and brass nails and solid mahogany. Brass trim

85.1 x 55.1 x 59.9 cm (33.5 x 21.7 x 23.6 in.)

PRESENTED BY ALAIN MARCELPOIL

 

 

The set was awarded the bronze medal at the Exposition internationale des arts et techniques de la vie moderne, in 1937.

 

 

Pietro Papi

Pair of historiated amphorae

17th century

Maiolica

80 cm (31.5 in.)

PRESENTED BY ALBERTO DI CASTRO

Copyright Antichità Alberto Di Castro

 

Two previously unpublished amphorae signed and dated “NELLA BOTEGA DEL PAPI L’ANNO 1670 IN URBANIA”. These are important additions to the field of 17th century majolicaware production and also represent the earliest work attributable to Pietro Papi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greek enthroned goddess, Thebes

Circa 540- 20 BC

Terracotta

22.5 cm (8.9 in.)

Presented by Charles Ede

PRESENTED BY CHARLES EDE

 

 

 

 

This extremely fine polychrome statuette of a seated goddess once belonged to the esteemed collector Lieutenant General Pitt Rivers (1827 – 1900).

 

 

Luca Giordano ( 1634 – 1705)

The Triumph of Galatea

Circa 1675

Oil on canvas in a very fine pine frame,

Probably Venetian

251 x 302 cm (98.8 x 118.8 in.)

PRESENTED BY COLNAGHI

Copyright @ Colnaghi

 

This recently discovered Triumph of Galatea by Luca Giordano, which comes from a noble private collection in Venice, is a magnificent addition to the artist’s known oeuvre.

 

 

 

Bari Statuette

1840-80

Wood

42.5 cm (16.7 in.)

PRESENTED BY BERNARD DE GRUNNE

Copyright Frédéric Dehaen

 

 

 

This is an exceptional and finely carved figurative piece from South Sudan.

 

About TEFAF

TEFAF is a not-for-profit foundation that champions expertise and diversity in the global art community, evidenced in the exhibitors selected for its two fairs, which take place annually in Maastricht and  New York. TEFAF acts as an expert guide for both private and institutional collectors, which inspires lovers and buyers of art everywhere.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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