London Art Week 2015, 3rd – 10th July 2015
Nicolas Spheyman (before 1751)
A Rough-Legged Buzzard
Oil on Canvas
Signed, Inscribed and Dated: “BUZE . DE. LAPONIE. 1735. Spayeman . 1735”
28 9/16 x 23 1/4 inches, 72.5 x 59 cm
Provenance: Private Collection, France
This very special celebration of art in Mayfair and St James’s is in its third year and attracts people from around the world. Last year more than forty international museums sent representatives to visit the many treasures – paintings, drawings, sculpture and works of art – on view. As the selection of images here shows this year promises to be as good if not better.
Charles Jervas 1675 – 1739
Charles I (1600 – 1649) in armour, Painted circa 1738,
Oil on canvas, 95 x 57 inches, 241 x 145 cm
The Weiss Gallery
The Crown Estate, who own about half of St James’s, are sponsoring the event. Their Head of the St James’s Portfolio, James Cooksey said: “The Crown Estate is delighted to support this important event in London’s art calendar which unites the art galleries of Mayfair and St. James’s, and helps to promote the extraordinary range of knowledge, expertise and heritage on offer in the art market’s historic home.”
1) Vase, First to Second Dynasty, 296-2750 BC, 45.5 cm H. 2) Crystalline Jar, Early Dynastic Period, Second to Third Dynasty, circa 3050-2686 BC, 34.9 cm H. 3) Alabastron, Late Period, twenty-sixth to thirtieth dynasty, circa 664-343 BC, 44 cm H. Egypt
Here is a list of participating galleries:
Didier Aaron Ltd / Agnew’s / Aktis Gallery / Ariadne Galleries / Charles Beddington Ltd. / Katrin Bellinger at Colnaghi / C.G. Boerner LLC (New York) / Bonhams / Brun Fine Art / Christie’s / Coll & Cortés Fine Arts / Colnaghi / Ben Elwes Fine Art / Sam Fogg / Fondantico di Tiziana Sassoli (Bologna) / Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch / Deborah Gage (Works of Art) Ltd / Richard Green / Martyn Gregory / Johnny Van Haeften Ltd / Fergus Hall / Florian Härb / Hill-Stone Inc. (New York) / Martin Hirschboeck (Berlin) / Daniel Katz Gallery / Lampronti Gallery / Lowell Libson Ltd / James Mackinnon / Maison d’Art (Monaco) / Moretti Fine Art Ltd / Philip Mould & Company / Mullany Haute Epoque Fine Art / Maurizio Nobile (Bologna, Paris) / Stephen Ongpin Fine Art / Benjamin Proust Fine Art Ltd / Crispian Riley-Smith Fine Arts Ltd / Galerie Sismann (Paris) / Sotheby’s / Sphinx Fine Art / Stair Sainty Gallery and Robilant + Voena / Stoppenbach & Delestre Ltd / Tomasso Brothers Fine Art / Trinity Fine Art Ltd, Carlo Orsi (Milan) and Walter Padovani (Milan) / Rafael Valls Ltd / Rupert Wace Ancient Art / The Weiss Gallery
Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist,
by Giovanni Antonio Bazzi, known as Il Sodoma.
Coll and Cortes
Study for a Triton playing the Harp by Adolf Hiremy Hirschl.
Drapery Study for a Seated Figure by Cesare Magni.
Attributed to Philippe Bertrand, circa 1704.
Claude Joseph Vernet (French, 1714 – 1789) Noon, Return from Fishing, c1750-1, 98 x 137cm
Ben Elwes Fine Art
JONATHAN KENWORTHY (b. 1943)
SEATED SILVERBACK, 2007
BRONZE, 1 of 9
39.4 cm (15 ½ in.) high, including base
18.4 cm (7 ¼ in.) wide, including base
Tomasso Brothers Fine Art